Camera Obscura Photo Ops Wednesday, June 19, 2013 The Regency Ballroom Better than: Kickstarting Garden State II. Actor and Sopranos star James Gandolfini died tragically of a heart attack around 4:30 p.m. PDT on Wednesday. Glasgow's other indie-pop band, Camera Obscura, left the stage after 14 so ... More >>
We believe! We believe! After being catapulted back into relevance by The Sopranos' finale, Journey's "Don't Stop Believing" was soon adopted by the Los Angeles Dodgers as a late-inning rally song. Hilariously, it turns out Journey singer Steve Perry is a Giants fan -- and he hated this. "I reall ... More >>
Illmatic isn't Nas' only good album, despite what you may have heardSince many recent Next Big Things in rap have proven disappointing -- see Wale, Asher Roth and B.o.B. -- it might be time to consider the possibility that hip-hop tastemakers don't know what to look for in the first place. T ... More >>
Jason Segel: They loved you, manCelebrity Autobiography w/ Rachel Dratch, Laura Kightlinger, Laraine Newman, Steve Schirripa, Jason Segel, Fred Willard, Dayle Reyfel and Eugene Pack SF Sketchfest Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010 Cobb's Comedy Club Better than: Reading Suzanne Somers' poetry alone. One ... More >>
Lushie Peach/FlickrMcDonald's thrives on sameness ― essential when serving approximately 47 million customers daily. Ideally, items get served in the same amount of time and with the same quality and cashier friendliness at every location, a sort of Stepfordian vision of perfection. The last th ... More >>
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