Late last month, Minami Minegishi, a 20-year-old singer with the Tokyo-based supergroup AKB48, uploaded a video to YouTube. On its surface, Minegishi's video was strikingly different from the hundreds of other videos already published to AKB48's official channel. Rather than depict Minegishi in a st ... More >>
In a shocking reminder of the existence of anti-marijuana laws, famed singer Fiona Apple was arrested in Texas yesterday after police say they found a small amount of hashish (a concentrated form of pot, but you knew that) on her tour bus.
The singer -- who performed at the Warfield in front of re ... More >>
Yes, really: Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong performed over last weekend at Mark Zuckerberg's wedding. What this TMZ video would lead us to believe was later confirmed by People. And while we're usually not thrilled about the icky "Hey we're rich now, entertain us" aspect of the moneyed class payin ... More >>
Media outlets (yep, including us) lapped up every piece of the sordid divorce between former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his ex-wife Maria Shriver with salacious enthusiasm. Just the same, reporters are curious about recent statements Shriver has made alluding to the fact that she might be hav ... More >>
Maybe you heard last week's Twitter rumor that Oakland rapper Too $hort had died -- it gained enough steam to merit a mention on celebrity gossip sites such as TMZ and Entertainment Weekly.
Of course, it wasn't true: "Stop calling my phone," $hort finally tweeted on Nov. 22. "I'm not dead. Been in ... More >>
Remember when Dave Chappelle did his "(I Wanna) Pee On You" skit? The one that provided us all with huge laughs at the expense of R. Kelly, after the singer was accused of peeing on, and having sex with, an underage girl? "Pee On You" was one of Chappelle's most memorable and brilliant moments, b ... More >>
Jamie Soja"Weird" Al Yankovic at the Fox Theater on Sunday.
"Weird Al" Yankovic
Nov. 6, 2011
Fox Theater, Oakland
Better than: Being a nerd in high school.
First, "Weird Al" Yankovic turned Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" into a pop-skewering polka. Then, he ribbed Taylor Swift with a song called ... More >>
W. Blake GrayThe burger I could have but Game couldn'tLast week, the rapper Game got kicked out of a Hillstone restaurant in Santa Monica and claimed it was because of racism, while restaurant employees claimed he violated the dress code.According to TMZ, Hillstone won't seat men in tank tops, bu ... More >>
Nothing lasts foreverIt comes as no surprise to anyone -- including Arnold Schwarzenegger himself -- that his wife Maria Shriver, the former first lady of California wants out of the marriage. Today, she reportedly filed for divorce from Schwarzenegger after 25 years of marital bliss, citing "irr ... More >>
Bryan StowA new video released today shows that Bryan Stow, the beaten Giants fan who remains in a coma, arguing with a Dodgers fan during the March 31 game where he was attacked. The video was released by TMZ, and shows Stow sitting at his seat at the opener game, confronting a man wearing a Dod ... More >>
still a bad mom We thought we had already heard all the cheap, pathetic and well, yes, sleazy ways of making a few hundred bucks -- or pimping out lies to get media attention (Hi, Chicken John). But Botox mom might have hit an all-time low.According to TMZ (which, much to our chagrin, gets ... More >>
Uses his bat to simulate gay sexAtlanta Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell just now issued an apology to the Giants fans who he verbally accosted at AT&T Park this past weekend when he asked a group of men if they were a homo couple or a threesome. McDowell followed up his question with ano ... More >>
Alex HochmanChiotras' Turkey SandwichSan Francisco is full of great spots for a tryst, and there's no lack of places where you can get a quality turkey sandwich. But what if you want both simultaneously? SFoodie humbly suggests Chiotras Grocery.
Situated in the middle of a residential block ... More >>
In the latest of his series of Herculean feats of increasing awesomeness, beloved San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson took himself and his beard on a play date at the Los Angeles digs of actor Charlie Sheen, according to TMZ.Sheen reportedly flew in Wilson from spring training in Arizona on ... More >>
Luba RonissNastyNastyJasper Reeder is San Francisco lazer-bass aficionado NastyNasty, a vital asset to our city's increasingly vibrant electronic music landscape. He contributes his speaker-wobbling tracks to a handful of labels, including local institution Frite Nite, and can be seen regularly r ... More >>
TMZ to Flour Water: Permanent table for Jobs?.You know things are getting classy when TMZ starts calling. Following reports of last Saturday's Steve Jobs Flour Water fail, the site that has LiLo and Oksana on permanent watch suddenly wants to know just how F W owners David White and David ... More >>
Actor, California gubernatorial candidate, and persistent celebrity dies in Utah hospitalGary ColemanNumerous media outlets are reporting that Gary Coleman, the renowned child actor with whom the American public retained a perverse fascination well into his adulthood, has died in a Utah hospital ... More >>
Too Drunk? Too $hortSay it ain't so, $hort. This may have slipped under the radar due to all the music-related stuff going on last weekend, but on Aug 27, TMZ.com reported that Oakland rap pioneer Too $hort, ne Todd Anthony Shaw, had been arrested in Las Vegas under suspicion of driving under th ... More >>