We all know that story about how mad people got when John Lennon said the Beatles were "more popular than Jesus." There was uproar! There were banners! There were protests! But these days, musicians have the audacity to compare themselves to actual Gods and no one bats an eyelid. Let's take a look a ... More >>
It's bad enough having to pay student loan late fees -- but imagine having to pay them twice. That's just what a Bay Area student says happened to her when the bank charged her two times for student-loan late fees.
Tina Ubaldi is suing Sallie Mae and its affiliates, claiming unfair business prac ... More >>
Joseph SchellBon Iver's Justin Vernon at the Greek Theatre last night.
September 22, 2011
Better than: Thursday night network TV premieres (but don't forget to set the DVR).
The Campanile bells of the University of California at Berkeley, solemnly tolling ... More >>
I've been everywhere with the San Francisco band Girls: Love 'em, hate 'em, find them overhyped, find the detractors overly cynical. I think they like it that way. Girls' hugely-acclaimed 2009 Album blew me away for a week. Then I found myself having trouble rekindling that need to hear it a ... More >>
bittermelon/FlickrHold on to that lovin' feeling: V-Day redux, with oysters, at Magnolia Pub.Tuesday, Feb. 15
The glow of Valentine's Day is behind us, and a thick gloom has replaced our early summer weather. Before you let the doldrums take hold, remember that the SF Beer Week cup is still ... More >>
seanosh/FlickrA taste of Noe Valley nanobrewer Elizabeth Street Brewery.Nanobrewers, gypsy brewers: Are they space cadets, nomads? Nah ― they're the future of microbrewing, on display for SF Beer Week.
All professional brewers can trace their roots back to a common hobby - homebrew ... More >>