Monday, April 1, 2013
Better than: Watching Phoenix play on a giant LCD screen from a mile away.
Later this month, Phoenix will headline the second night of Coachella, playing for about 80,000 people. A few months after that, the band will get virtually top bill ... More >>
The Vatican today named Salvatore Cordileone, one of the creators of California's notorious Proposition 8, archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco, a jurisdiction that spans from Hawaii to Salt Lake City, Utah. Cordileone, bishop of the Oakland Diocese since 2009, will replace ... More >>
Dear Madonna,We'd like to preface this by saying that we've always been huge fans. Your "Like A Virgin" video blew our tiny minds as children; "Papa Don't Preach" is still one of our favorite songs of all time; and the entire Like A Prayer album is genius (thanks for helping out, Prince). When Ray o ... More >>
For this week's Signal to Noise, we've got some selections from a very special guest: Soul Clap. Known individually as Eli Goldstein and Charles Levine, the Boston-based DJ/production outfit has attracted a dedicated following from its tasteful edits, deep remixes, and catchy originals. Last year, t ... More >>
SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition
Artichokes were originally a Jewish specialty in Italy, writes Cucina Ebraica author Joyce Goldstein, but now carciofi alla giudia are considered a Roman specialty as well. Considering that we live less ... More >>
Listen to this while high: Tape Club by Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin.
Behind the buzz: Outta Springfield, Mo., this perennial Internet buzz band whose three full-lengths rate highly with the sort of indie blogoscenti most likely to faint if the P.A. were to suddenly offload ... More >>
From this week's Bouncer column:This is the point where I mention that I am in a bar, and that the bar is also reminding me of the decline of Rome. The bar this week is O'Neill's Irish Pub, on Third Street, right around the corner from the entrance to AT&T park. It is a bar indeed in decline, ... More >>