Chin up football fans, the 49ers defeat isn't a total loss.
We know your heartbroken that those pre-made Niners Super Bowl championship T-shirts and sweatshirts, bought by retailers in hopes that they could capitalize on a Super Bowl win, won't be on your backs. But they are going to families in n ... More >>
*The Nuns' Jennifer Miro: An Appreciation By Gimme Something Better Author Jack Boulware
Jennifer Anderson, a musician, writer, and model whose doll-like looks and seductive voice helped make a name for pioneering San Francisco punk band the Nuns, died last month in New York City of comp ... More >>
Iggy Pop at a Stooges gig this summer. Via Facebook
Turns out Iggy Pop is mortal: After breaking two bones in his foot during a Stooges' show in Romania, the shirtless madman canceled all four of the band's upcoming West Coast dates, including the shows planned for Sept. 12 and 13 at the Warf ... More >>
Aaron CaleyDue to some great clerical error in the cosmos, this guy is famous and Eliot Rose isn't. Yet. The Oakland-based (via Portland via Romania via New Haven) micro-fi troubadour has been hitting new strides repeatedly since the early aughts, making spellbinding, eloquent songs out of unusua ... More >>
One thing that has always puzzled me about Chinatown is the preponderance of Chairman Mao-related things that are for sale: busts, paintings, photos, tea towels -- he is second only to Hello Kitty in ubiquity. Correct me if I am wrong, but shouldn't most Chinese people who made it to the U.S. hat ... More >>
via Twitter"Today is Social Media Day! How are you celebrating?" a Twitter user tweeted."Refreshing Twitter to see how everyone else is staying at home on Twitter" would have been the predictable answer. Instead, users responded: "Getting a cake." "Heading to Boston tonight." "Watching fireworks. ... More >>
Without a measles vaccine, your children's lives may be in danger.Just weeks ago, a San Francisco man who had traveled abroad brought back a deadly souvenier. He had spent some time in Europe with a friend who had been diagnosed with measles, and several days aft ... More >>
The Dark Room
December 20, 2008
Review by Eric K. Arnold; Photos by EKAphotography
Better Than: A typically clichéd hip-hop club.
Arriving at Club Six's "Dark Room" at around 11 p.m., I overhear a group of about seven people with Eastern European accents. Where are they from, I ... More >>