The world may either be coming to an end, Kal-El may have finally arrived from Krypton (keep an eye out for a Fortress of Solitude to show up in Siberia), or perhaps humanity just dodged a 10-ton bullet. It is probably a good day to celebrate being alive, and hurry over to DOSA on Valencia for a coc ... More >>
Welcome back to Downton Abbey! It's 1918 and the officers' convalescent home at Downton Abbey is popping off. Upstairs, the ladies have adjusted beautifully to their new roles (HBiC, "nurse," personal assistant, blanket-thrower, Mary), and downstairs the servants' intrigues never stop. That's why Do ... More >>
Skid Row Lately, I've been listening to a lot of '80s hair metal, and when I listen to said hair metal, I frequently find myself thinking about Siberia. Okay, let me explain. Deviating from my comfy-cozy personal norms, and gamboling down such an execrable and anomalous (translation: power ... More >>
As You Like It, featuring Tiger & Woods BeatBox October 7, 2011 Better than: Tiger Wood's Japanese pain relief cream commercials In the world of nightlife, nothing lasts forever. Yet, while the majority of the city shifts at a fairly regular speed, there are some venues that are just downright cur ... More >>
Welcome to your new home.If you're like half the Internet (the lame half), you're currently infatuated with the newest reason the USA will soon only be known as China's once-great fallen rival: Turntable. This is the website that lets you DJ with friends and strangers instead of working, walk ... More >>
The hairy beast himself.Back in 1994, then 19-year-old Woolfy already knew DJing was his destiny. Sneaking into infamous parties like Flammable Liquid and Does Your Mama Know in downtown Los Angeles, he discovered his affinity for house music. Seeing through his young eyes that DJs were the deiti ... More >>
John Staedler hooks a fan.The Chatroulette Show July 22, 2010@The Make-Out Room Better than: Pretty much any other use of Chatroulette. (Unless you really just like looking at genitalia.)Penises, boobs, cocks, phone sex ladies, tits, schlongs, vaginas, pubes, porn ads, and more penises. Bored-lo ... More >>
The excitement stops here. I know ... I know ... that today's the day Gubernatorial Candidate Gavin Newsom releases his budget for San Francisco (a California city he occasionally resides in for campaign purposes). And I know that, when he does, we're all going to die a little. I know. But ... More >>
A room with an expensive view, and din with your dinner.
A photographer documents model gulags in Russia with surprising results
Stealth aims low but hits its mark
Dog Bites trips out over the Mindstates global psychedelic convention
The U.S. Gay Open's muscles
The San Francisco International Arts Festival now rocks with world music
Exposure to mediocre fare turns our critic philosophical
When the captain brought the journalist along on the whale hunt, the elders predicted trouble. The elders were right. The whale tried to kill them all.
Siberian Eskimos on the edge of the Earth and the brink of starvation saved their lives and their culture by reviving the lost tradition of whale hunting. Now they worry the gray whales are poisoned.
S.F. Opera's production of Nabucco seems straightforward, but the production crew knows better
Paul Pena,who's played with everyone from Jerry Garcia to B.B. King, is coming out of the musical shadows, thanks to the award-winning documentary Genghis Blues. He's also blind, and sick, and entirely tired of living.
A return trip to the fountainhead of creative California cooking proves a soul-satisfying experience
Bistro M seduces with a glamorous setting, a celebrity chef and a surplus of California-accented French cuisine