Black Sabbath Shoreline Amphitheatre Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 Better than: Most of the metal that came after. Ozzy looks like a worn-out scarecrow, shuffling slowly across the stage, or, when he wants to get you psyched up, hopping up and down in rigid little bursts. He shouts a lot, and the only wor ... More >>
Having already tainted pop radio, S.F. Giants games, wine, and nearly every rock club in San Francisco, Train is now out to impress the icky stamp of its exhausted cliches and limp-dicked rhymes on another seemingly un-ruinable thing: chocolate. The band will appear on the Today Show tomorrow to an ... More >>
If only the War on Drugs had extended to all drugs -- including the makers of Viagra, Xanax, and whatever other pills people pop these days.Many a pro-marijuana, anti-prohibition argument abide by this script. And on Tuesday, so did several news agencies who reported on a press release purportedly s ... More >>
Producers of food TV don't just care if a guy can cook ― most stars of cooking shows these days have to be hot enough to make viewers' plasmas sweat. Behold, SFoodie's countdown of the eight sexiest male chefs currently taking up space on our DVRs, dudes with the power to sear our tenderloins with ... More >>
You keep growing, they keep seizingSeizures Rise Under Obama Administration as Cops Bust More Plants Than Ever.The marijuana-related headlines on Wednesday were hogged by a report, issued by a private "cannabusiness" company, that says sales of medical marijuana nationwide will top $1.7 billion t ... More >>
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Romana MachadoWar at Yoshi's last night.WarJanuary 25, 2011@ Yoshi's SFBetter than: Doin' the funky BransonHow well performer or act bears the ravages of time seems to be inversely related to how deadly serious it took itself in the first place. The reception given a beloved dotard like Lou Reed ... More >>
Boys IV MenIf your Friday nights consist of body-slamming on the dance floor while pounding shots to bass-heavy beats, you'll almost certainly enjoy San Francisco's Boyz IV Men. With song titles such as "The Bomb Dot Com," there's pretty much no question about this outfit's party credentials ... More >>
Pollard with smoke and beverage in hand.Guided by VoicesTimes New VikingOctober 5, 2010@ the WarfieldBetter than: 1,039 smoothed out slappy hours For the record, Robert Pollard still has hops. The Guided by Voices frontman and creative "Hot Freak" in fact has most of the move ... More >>
Steven Tyler Though "Boston's Bad Boys"--technically they're Grandpas by now--jumped the shark several years ago, probably around the time "I Don't Wanna Miss A Thing" was featured in the God-awful movie "Armageddon," they're no denying Aerosmith have more stamina and staying power than the Energize ... More >>
The excitement stops here. I know ... I know ... that today's the day Gubernatorial Candidate Gavin Newsom releases his budget for San Francisco (a California city he occasionally resides in for campaign purposes). And I know that, when he does, we're all going to die a little. I know. But ... More >>
Boner at Beauty BarLast Seen: March 25, 2009Recurring Club Night? Every WednesdayNotes and Photos by Crystal AkinsBetter Than: Taking Viagra or watching porn.Former Frisco Disco DJ Richie Panic has a new trick up his sleeve: free weenies (the hot dog variety), rumored whip-its, 90's jams and more ev ... More >>
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