Viacom's decision to yank its programming from the Web last week as a tactic in its dispute with DirecTV was absolutely insane. The last people to realize this fact were Viacom's executives. As of Tuesday, the company had restored The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. Since it's the middle of summe ... More >>
HiteshsharmaWe bet this restaurant in Dhaba, India didn't pay license feesIf you own a restaurant, beware Michael Jackson and R. Kelly. Play their music -- or any other copyrighted songs -- in your restaurant or business without the proper license and you can face fines of $10,000 per song. Fo ... More >>
We're not exactly unaccustomed to paranoid political thinking in the pages of our rival weekly here in San Francisco. But the journos at the Bay Guardian have taken their conspiracy theories to new levels -- and depicted them in bolder-than-ever graphics -- in this week's issue.Appearing alongside a ... More >>
Internet radio stations like SomaFM have launched bands and influenced what mainstream DJs play. On July 15, they could be gone forever
How the culture of Ecstasy has changed as the drug moved from raves to hip hop
In its struggle for cable eyeballs, Al Gore's S.F.-based Current TV is off to a rocky start
Sandra Bullock fires off another Miss
Things we were obsessing about on Feb. 23, 2005
South Korea's first anime feature is beautiful, but not much more
Things we were obsessing about on Jan. 19, 2005
Al Gore and ex-Stanford prof Joel Hyatt say their S.F.-based cable news channel for twentysomethings won't be ideological. But do the Democratic moneymen behind the venture know that?
TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched
Product placement comes to adult videos...hey, watch where you put that thing!