Romana MachadoBattlehooch at Bottom of the Hill Friday night.Battlehooch
The Downer Party
Friday, February 25, 2011
@ Bottom of the Hill
Better than: Ice-skating down Lombard Street.
Word from various authoritative sources assured me this all-ages show would be a rowdy stain ... More >>
News this week of Adam Wheeler, the 23-year-old who lied his way into Harvard and almost into Yale, brought back fond memories of Azia Kim, the dorm-squatter who was discovered posing as a Stanford student two years ago.
We have to ask: Who's the better college hoaxer?
TV movie-ready back st ... More >>
When you take away food like this, the terrorists winColorado Bank VP: "I've attended my last meeting In San Francisco!" Illinois Financial Adviser: "I"m going to start conducting my business meetings in Napa Valley!"As official exhortations go, Supervisor Sophie Maxwell's recent non-binding Meat ... More >>
Tonight the San Francisco school board prepares to make a momentous decision on the final fate of JROTC in city schools -- in effect deciding whether the political agenda of the district will opt students out. So, it's worth noting that no less a bastion of liberal educational policy than The Chroni ... More >>
Former USF student Ryan Caskey (left) is accused of rape. Texas' Ryan Caskey (right) is accused of impersonating a police officer.The Dallas Police Department confirmed to SF Weekly that Texas fugitive Ryan Caskey -- a man accused of falsifying a police and military background and arresting suspects ... More >>
USF undergrad Ryan Caskey, left, seen here with his ROTC colleagues, is accused of four campus rapesOne of George Carlin's lesser-known jokes was a fake news item about a tollbooth collector being arrested after years of systematically pouring boiling oil on drivers' hands. It seems he was tracked d ... More >>
S.F. Republicans’ prescriptions for an ailing party
By Peter Jamison
I spent the momentous night of Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, in an unlikely place — among Republicans in San Francisco. To observe the city’s longtime political minority watching their party recede to a minority nationwide, I vent ... More >>
Verbal Prankster Mal Sharpe and his partner, Jim Coyle, bushwacked San Francisco in the early '60s, posing absurd man-in-the street questions to the unsuspecting. Taping the encounters, the dup invented a shtick that was part comedy, part performance art