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The DIRECTV Group Inc.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Viacom's Insane Move to Yank Shows From The Web

    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 >>

  • Dining

    September 21, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Beware Restaurateurs: Michael Jackson Could Cost You $40,000

    HiteshsharmaWe bet this restaurant in Dhaba, India didn't pay license fees​If 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    The Guardian's Illustrated, Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy -- Did You Know Spain Was Involved?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008
  • News

    June 27, 2007

    The Day the Music Dies

    Internet radio stations like SomaFM have launched bands and influenced what mainstream DJs play. On July 15, they could be gone forever

  • News

    March 15, 2006

    Feelin' Their Thizzle

    How the culture of Ecstasy has changed as the drug moved from raves to hip hop

  • News

    February 8, 2006

    Is Anybody Watching?

    In its struggle for cable eyeballs, Al Gore's S.F.-based Current TV is off to a rocky start

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 11, 2005
  • Film

    March 23, 2005

    Ugly Duckling

    Sandra Bullock fires off another Miss

  • News

    February 23, 2005

    Weekly Obsessions

    Things we were obsessing about on Feb. 23, 2005

  • Film

    January 19, 2005

    Color Bland

    South Korea's first anime feature is beautiful, but not much more

  • News

    January 19, 2005

    Weekly Obsessions

    Things we were obsessing about on Jan. 19, 2005

  • News

    July 28, 2004

    Looking Inside INdTV

    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?

  • Culture

    December 27, 2000

    Blow Up the Box

    TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched

  • Culture

    July 26, 2000

    Porn to Sell

    Product placement comes to adult videos...hey, watch where you put that thing!

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