Everyone loves a good wedding -- the booze, the food, the outfits, the awkward drunk uncle dance. But truth is, nuptials are even more fascinating when famous musicians are involved. (What do their drunk uncles look like doing "The Birdie Song" dance?!) Here are five musicians and singers who have p ... More >>
Hold onto your skinny jeans, everybody, because Green Day has not one, but two movies showing at this year's SXSW film festival in Austin next month. One is titled Broadway Idiot (a documentary about Billie Joe Armstrong's work on the American Idiot musical) and the other is called ¡Cuatro! (a docu ... More >>
Not long ago, Judge Quentin Kopp told SF Weekly he felt Sheriff-in-Limbo Ross Mirkarimi would prevail in court based on legal precedent. Like father, like son -- it turns out Mirkarimi today added Shepard "Shep" Kopp alongside David Waggoner to his legal team. Kopp the younger -- who has successfull ... More >>
The 54th Annual Grammy Awards happened yesterday. Which we're sure you know already. If you missed it, however, you may have missed some of the weirdest details. So here, for your convenience, is a timeline of events. Get comfortable, 'cause this thing was a three-and-a-half-hour carnival of absurdi ... More >>
• It's Halloween on Monday! Which is a whack day for Halloween but I have no control over that, so take it up with God if you're so upset. Since the most holy day of the year for children and slutras is upon us, that means you should stock up on non-shitty candies at Rock Candy Snack Shop, bust ... More >>
This news is from last week but I was in Greece and Russia (WHAT'S UP I HAVE A PASSPORT) so I'm gonna talk about it anyway, okay? Okay! Also, I've got mad jet lag, a nasty cold, and a really bad attitude. Things could get extra real today and I apologize in advance/YOU'RE WELCOME.
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In which we sit through three and a half hours of Grammys twaddle, so you don't have to:
8:01 p.m.: Show opens with an Aretha Franklin montage. Okay...
8:03 p.m.: Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Florence Welch, Yolanda Adams, and Martina McBride perform "Natural Woman" together, then take i ... More >>
Dear everyone, it looks like we owe you all a huge apology. There we were last week, thinking that having a sense of humor about the fact that we live on a gigantic fault line was infinitely better than stressing ourselves out to the point of constant anxiety about the next Big One. But then our ... More >>
Ninja Tune founders Jonathan More and Matt BlackNowadays, long-term success in the record business has become so elusive and so revered that when that rare piece of good news does arrive, you better celebrate the hell out of it. Ninja Tune gets this. The international electronica-leaning indie l ... More >>
BLK JKS: On the classier side of World Cup 2010 musicDon't be alarmed to turn on ESPN this month and hear some witty Englishman declare the arc of a round ball through space "inspired," "creative" or "clever." It's World Cup season -- the month-long Super Bowl-meets-Olympics-meets-Mardi Gras of t ... More >>
Last Night: Trashcan Sinatras and Mike Viola
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Better Than: The Cookie-Monster-on-Ativan noise at the DNA Lounge down the street.
As we rounded the corner of 11th Street, we saw a huge tour bus with lots of people lingering outside. Good, I thought ... More >>
Phoenix at Outside Lands: It's Leak-omaniaThis is almost too neat to be an accident. The Outside Lands 2010 lineup was supposed to be a secret until tomorrow, but both Spin and Rolling Stone broke the two-day festival's headliners in issues that dropped last week.SFist has the full run-down on th ... More >>
It will fall to future generations to grasp how truly shitty the Oughts were. They won't believe it at first. They'll say, "You mean to tell me Mel Gibson didn't specially build New Orleans as a place to film Biblical tales?" Or, "If the emoticon wasn't the 43rd president, then who was?" Or, "I thou ... More >>