Gone the way of UAWThe Drug War is going the way of the "evildoers," according to a federal report released last week. Two years ago, foreign drug cartels were in 230 American cities. Today, the cartels -- from Mexico, East Asia, and, presumably, Canada -- have infiltrated more than 1,000 America ... More >>
Wonder, wonder, wonder no more: Kathleen McGowan wrote The Book of LoveIn San Francisco, libraries serve many more purposes than they do in other towns -- in which they're mainly used by 14-year-olds to loudly check their Facebook accounts until the librarian boots them out. Here they serve as de ... More >>
Wholphin screening Friday at ATAShake off the workday without shedding too many bills. Check out this week's picks for living cheaply without giving up your weekend dose of pop culture and pedal steel. Street Art San Francisco: Mission Muralismo @ de Young (Fri.) The art produced on the streets ( ... More >>
Burning man is over. But some people just can't let go. Enter Craigslist Missed Connections, where Burners who bumped up against each other during a fleeting moment on the Playa reach out to one another. This girl, in a Yellow Hat, is seeking a man in a Black Hat: I met you at the Hug Deli on Fri ... More >>
"Naked lunch, a frozen moment where everyone sees what is on the end of every fork." -- William S. BurroughsLast week marked the opening of weekday spot Naked Lunch (at the takeout counter of Enrico's, 504 Broadway at Kearny). It's a bright new spot amidst some pretty lean lunch offerings in ... More >>
By Noah W. Bailey
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category.
Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen ... More >>