There was a time when the ubiquitous "house blend" was a perennial favorite for lovers of fine coffee products. House blend signified a standard, the ground equivalent of "just a good cup of coffee" that so many caffeine-thirsty consumers looked for.
Now though, with big-money, low-quality coffee p ... More >>
Next up: An emoticon for Facebook depressionCertainly, I'm not the only one who's gotten dumped repeatedly by someone on Facebook -- a former friend or lover? Maybe you, too, were never "accepted" by an esteemed colleague or classmate on Facebook. Or perhaps your friend request still sits in the ... More >>
The SFPD Web Page induces nostalgia for the 1990sWhen Police Chief George Gascon today announces San Francisco cops will soon have the ability to engage in real-time text message conversations with people who have witnessed -- or are witnessing -- a crime, it will be more than a technologically u ... More >>
it, Ma! Top of the world!' Going out in a ball of flames exchanging
gunfire with the cops: Very gangster. A federal lawsuit regarding a Web
ad: Not so much. In a case that features two of the silliest-named litigants to ever spar in San Francisco's federal district court, Zynga is suing Playdo ... More >>
There's gold in them thar public notices...A previous post about a resolution under consideration Wednesday by the Board of Supervisors to hand out public notice money to news Web sites closely allied with the board's progressive wing wrongly conveyed the idea that we're talking about chump change. ... More >>
e.t via FlickrThe winning "lifestyle correspondent" will spend six months touting Murphy-GoodeCalling all Twitter addicts with a thing for wine: A Sonoma County winemaker wants to pay you a boatload of money simply to hang out, sip Zinfandel, and send tweets. Seriously.
Okay, so it calls for a bit ... More >>
It began circulating on the Internet this afternoon that SEGA of
America sent 30 of its workers into the already crowded and
stinking recession shitcan. This led the Snitch to research where the
SEGA office is, and it turns out they're right down the street
from us! Anybody want to meet for be ... More >>