Ricky Martin

  • Culture

    February 13, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    The Santas Are Back at Marlena's, and They Are Gloriously Creepy

    It's been about a week since the annual Santa-splosion has happened at Marlena's, the gay/dive bar on the main drag in Hayes Valley. This year brings 1,400 Santas of varying shapes, sizes, and species, literally everywhere you look in the small room -- hanging from the ceiling, chilling on every ima ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Bacon Bacon Truck Gets Hype Hype

    Jonathan KauffmanBacon Bacon Truck, as sighted from the back of the mosh pit.​ The first time I tried to go to Bacon Bacon Truck, the new food truck with a self-explanatory menu, I arrived too late. Fifty or sixty people already surrounded the truck, half of them holding up cameras to document th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    The Year in Gay, 2010 Edition

    What a year it was​Who Will Be The Uppity Fag Of The Year?Let's face it -- this was a messy, messy year for the gays. Much of the news was good, ultimately, but shit dragged on! There were three major federal trials (four, technically -- but two were sorta merged in Massachusetts), promises ... More >>

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    July 22, 2010

    The Pizzette Spark at Chow

    Trevor AdamsThe relationship-saving prosciutto.​Fear not, clueless S.F. singles: SFoodie's "Date Like A Gay Guy" serves up night-out advice designed to make you as irresistible as some hunky bear at the Eagle beer bash, whatever your sexual persuasion. A relationship can drone on without igni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    A World Cup Song, This Time For England

    Ricky Martin said, "Go, go go, ale, ale, ale." And England replied, "Fine, but please stop singing, because we have a game to win." England decided to pass on an official World Cup song this year, dismissing it as too much of a distraction. There's some logic to this. England won the competition in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    The Week in Gay: The Ricky Martin's Bon-Bon Edition

    Ah, fond memories of prom...​Don't Ask Don't Tell doesn't apply to Ricky Martin -- but we'll get to that in good time. No, "DADT" is the law that supposedly keeps the gays out of the military -- continued to take up headspace this week. On Tuesday, the Department of Justice, acting on behalf ... More >>

  • Music

    July 15, 2009
  • Music

    December 19, 2007
  • News

    March 14, 2007

    Purple Prose

    Mayoral stalker's writing is a real San Francisco treat

  • Music

    December 20, 2006

    It Was a Year Of ...

    Well, lots of things, actually

  • Music

    March 1, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    November 23, 2005
  • Music

    September 22, 2004

    Hear This

    The sullen '80s pop of Now It's Overhead; the Pixies' triumphant return to the Bay Area

  • Music

    September 3, 2003

    OK Then

    Why Pansy Division still matters -- and not just to suburban kids

  • Music

    June 12, 2002

    House Of Tudor

    Eerie soundtrack monsters, rancorous punk Feederz, and a fervent hurdy-gurdy man

  • News

    December 12, 2001

    Thrill of a Lifetime

    The life of Will "The Thrill" Viharo -- the Bay Area's undisputed B-movie lounge king -- would make a good B-movie of its own

  • News

    September 12, 2001

    Who Owns Your Clone?

    A San Francisco firm thinks it's time people started copyrighting their DNA

  • Music

    March 21, 2001

    Northern Exposure

    A new compilation tries to bring rock en español to the masses

  • Music

    January 24, 2001

    Pop Philosophy

    What Bush's choices for inauguration music say about the next four years

  • Music

    April 12, 2000

    Lingua Franca

    Orixa's rock en español is a stew of global ideas. Just don't call it Latin music.

  • Culture

    March 15, 2000
  • Calendar

    January 26, 2000

    Pick a Winner

    Millennium Cotillion

  • Music

    December 22, 1999

    Riff Raff

    From the "Can We Please Get the Millennium Over With Now?" Desk and Happy [Expletive Deleted] Holidays

  • Culture

    November 24, 1999
  • Music

    November 3, 1999

    Taken Seriously

    In the '90s, the Pet Shop Boys have made a case for being more than just a retro act. America still won't listen.

  • News

    June 23, 1999

    Punks at War

    Dead Kennedys, Alternative Tentacles, and the lawsuit that threatens punk's most enduring and provocative partnership.

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