With the city now poised to extract green from residents who fail to put rotting greens in the green bin, Mayor Gavin Newsom unveiled a novel new way of cajoling us into following the rules. Earlier this month, to surprisingly little fanfare, Newsom announced the creation of "Recycling Slam," a char ... More >>
A few years ago, The Smoking Gun discovered that you could take advantage of custom stamp services and mail your letters affixed with postage depicting the young Unabomber or tyrannical dictators. Now a class action suit in San Francisco district court ponders something more -- are you being ripped ... More >>
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Itzhak Volansky insists he isn't much interested in books, or the bookstore he owns. That disinterest is one reason McDonald's Books has become an enormous, wonderful, disordered phantasmagoria that attracts a wonderfully eccentric clientele. And who real