Scott Beale / Laughing SquidSFoodie is on a mission to sit down with the city's most intelligent, influential, and experienced coffee folk to pick their brain about what makes our city such a hot bed of coffee trends.Today we speak with Ben Kaminsky, Ritual Coffee's quality control expert and ... More >>
Scott Beale / Laughing Squid Part of the Piccino space on 22nd Street, slated to become a Recchiuti cafe.It's no secret that Dogpatch is becoming one of the coolest playgrounds for food in San Francisco. And ever since Piccino announced last year that it would move to bigger and badder digs a ... More >>
Hey! Do you like cat videos and robot in-jokes and urban derring-do and painfully topical mashups and groaningly pop-culture-referential T-shirt designs and straight-up geek bliss? Don't front like you don't! Remember where you live?Well, Scott Beale was way ahead of you fifteen years ago when he s ... More >>
Photo by Laughing Squid/ Scott BealeJacob Harris, Senior Software Architect at The New York Times took the stage earlier today at Chirp Twitter conference in San Francisco. He reminisced about how something he started as a hobby, Twitter, is evolving into the primary way we now interact with jour ... More >>
Image of a VIP fence via Flickr/AdrantsNo annual festival, conference, or party will ever be as good as the first year you went. That's not what I'm talking about when I say that South by Southwest Interactive died this year. Earlier this week, Jolie O'Dell wrote the usual "Why SXSW Sucks" post. ... More >>
Photo by Laughing Squid/ Scott Beale It's T minus 19 hours until the annual liquid re-union that is SXSW. While the more massive crowds show up for the music festival on the 17th, SXSW is also home to the world's biggest tech-fest, SXSWi, which runs from the 12th to the 16th. That means a ... More >>
(Mark Growden Trio perform live at the Unholiday Party) Laughing Squid's Second Annual Unholiday Party "SOMA Venue Without a Name" December 27, 2008 Words, Photos and Video by Tamara Palmer Better than: Reading about it afterwards on Twitter Like its multi-tentacled namesake, Laughing Squ ... More >>
Flash mobs: serious social movement or quirky entertainment (or both)?
Hal Robins - erudite comic of the absurd, underground cartoonist of note,co-host of the world's strangest radio program, early member of the Church of the SubGenius - has a new hit with the "Ask Dr. Hal Show." But he really could use a paying gig. Really
The moon, "Dark Sparkle," Amazing Embarrassonics, "Guy's Eggnog Giveaway," and "Night of Naughty Santa"