Later this week, Bayview residents can chuck that disgusting Wendy's bacon burger and head down to, of all places, their nearest liquor store to get something a little more compatible with the human heart. Concerned foodies and health activists in San Francisco teamed up with Kaiser to help corner ... More >>
Hmmmm. How could we make the mayor's race a little spicier!Cesar Ascarrunz, the legendary nightclub impresario and current mayoral candidate, blasted the University of San Francisco for excluding him from a recent candidate forum."They're afraid, because they know I'm going to win the election," ... More >>
Romana MachadoGlitter WizardGreg Ginn, Big Scenic Nowhere, Glitter WizardMarch 19, 2011 @Thee Parkside Marginally better than: Listening to Billy Joel records in a Seattle parking garage. It's SXSW season, and few things are longer than the faces of Facebook non-attendees this year. My ne ... More >>
Chris MacArthur Concrete Blonde June 26, 2010@The Regency Ballroom Better than: Twilight... as good as True Blood. Concrete Blonde first hit the rock scene way back in 1986, debuting on MTV's 120 Minutes with the raucous single, "Still in Hollywood." More punk than metal, the L.A. power trio di ... More >>
With the announcement that Burger King is readying Whopper Bar in Miami Beach, the chain's first beer-and-burger joint, we think it's time for BK's competitors to step up into the area of brand extension, too. We wonder what would happen if these ideas were floated at corporate meetings:8. Jack in t ... More >>
joeywan/FlickrSooner or later, everybody's gonna know.Last week, CNN picked up a Mental Floss story running down secret menu items at fast food restaurants, whispering of such sneaky exit-ramp pleasures as the grotesque four-patty Meat Cube at Wendy's, Taco Bell's unadvertised green chile sau ... More >>
Food, Inc., the documentary that blasts Big Ag the way An Inconvenient Truth blasted carbon dioxide, is racking up breathless reviews. The film, which exposes the nation's industrial farming practices as ruinous, rapacious, and just plain gross, opens tomorrow at Landmark Theatres' Embarcadero Cente ... More >>
Oy, Clara, you shouldn't know from the answers to such questionsLong ago, comedian Bobcat Goldthwait pondered why Col. Oliver North showed up for his televised Congressional grilling in uniform -- even after being dismissed from the military. "I've been fired from many a job," noted Goldthwait. "But ... More >>
Barry Bonds in his new home uniformThe sight of Barry Bonds, in uniform, performing in front of packed crowds is not a new one. These days, however, the uniform appears to be a dark suit and striped tie. And the crowds are gathered at his ongoing perjury and obstruction of justice trial.Certainly, a ... More >>
Michelle Williams finds a safe haven with outsider director Kelly Reichardt on Wendy and Lucy.
Kelly Reichardt's modest but cosmic Wendy and Lucy.
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