When I worked for Cnet News.com during the late-'90s dot-com boom, there were many things that annoyed and perplexed me about the tech-news site. It was run by former newspaper guys. Because of that, the editors displayed a weird, very newspaper-like mix of sensationalism and prudishness. An edi ... More >>
By NATE WAGGONER Nobunny (as "Zombunny," performing a variety of punk Halloween covers) Shannon and the Clams (as The Misfits) Audacity (as The Adolescents) Uzi Rash (as The Doors) October 26, 2012 The New Parish Better than: Being haunted by the ghost of G.G. Allin. The Halloween cover show has ... More >>
It's been nearly a decade since The Man Show was cancelled. Many fathers are still mourning this profound loss, sitting bewildered on a Lazy Boy in front of the TV with a beer stein, hoping for the stray re-run. While my petition to revive the show have sadly fallen on deaf ears, this Father's Day y ... More >>
The Avett Brothers The Avett Brothers have been busy. Following the commercial success of their 2009 release, I And Love And You, the band has been touring nonstop through the U.S. and Europe, including a stop at the Grammys with fellow banjo aficionados Mumford & Sons and, oh yeah, Bob Dylan ... More >>
Read the full story on your KindleBusiness leaders in San Francisco are supporting the same legislation that's made economic behemoths such as Amazon.com threaten to leave California. AB155, also known as the Amazon tax bill, passed the Assembly this week and now awaits the state Senate's vote. ... More >>
No record deal? No CDs? No problem. How Pomplamoose is modifying the music industry.
Heritage Foods USAThere are technically only 10 turkey breeds that can be legitimately called "heritage."Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Food labeling standards in this country approach the scandalous on the 364 days of the year that aren't Thanksgiving, so why should Turkey Day be any d ... More >>
Everyone harbors suspicions that police are enjoying deep discounts on coffee and donuts all over the city -- and, as department spokeswoman Sergeant Lyn Tomioka tells us, they usually are. But it's protocol to never accept anything for free. If the clerk insists, the common practice is to toss t ... More >>
Photos and Words by David Downs Santa Monica artist Sandow Birk first came to our attention through his updated version of Dante's Inferno -- vividly set and illustrated in Los Angeles. That was 2003. Birk's back with the "Depravities of War," ( click here to view the slideshow ) which debuted Thu ... More >>
Visitacion Valley might have its dream transit village in a few years, if only Ingersoll-Rand will get out of the way
Contemplating the airwaves, the NBA, and what it means to be Welsh at Dylan's
A Bay Area company moves the dildo into the national mainstream -- one housewife at a time
If cleaning is hip, the cleanser must be Method
Ben Coccio's mock documentary gratuitously rehearses the school shooting scenario
From revolutionary rapper to stockbroker to rapper again -- the long, strange trip of Paris, aka Oscar Jackson Jr.
Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.
Santa Rosa's charismatic Catholic bishop got busted shaking down a priest for sex. But he had friends in high places -- and they served him well.
Organizing Coordinator, Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center
Socializing With the MayorZen and the Art of Shopping
Taking the Fun Out of Fort Funston; A Tale of Two Cities (and One Swedish Furniture Emporium); Spin the Bottle?
In a city that loves to hate chain stores, plans for a new Pottery Barn in the Castro are scarcely raising a peep. The neighborhood may regret it.
Conventional wisdom nothwithstanding, chain stores and restaurants find it easy to locate and thrive in San Francisco. Tara Shioya explains why pretending otherwise is bad for the city.
A serious talk with Sassoon on his official day in S.F.
Babaloo does tapas the Cuban way