On Friday afternoon, nearly 3,000 raver chicks, dude guys, scenesters, club kids and DJs assembled at a port in Fort Lauderdale and boarded the MSC Poesia, a.k.a. Holy Ship!! (There are two exclamation points because this is the second edition of the EDM party cruise put on by L.A.'s Hard Events.) T ... More >>
The Weakerthans at the Independent on Friday.
Dec. 2, 2011
Better than: Listening to the Weakerthans alone in your room while drinking a whole bottle of wine.
For die-hard Weakerthans fans, the concept of a four-night run wherein the band plays each of their ... More >>
This week, tens of thousands of people are going to a patch
of desert to watch a pile of bands at Coachella. It's not going to be
comfortable, but it's not the worst place in the world to play. How do we know?
Because of the following -- the top six weirdest gig venues ever.
6. Against Me! at 1 ... More >>
Don't you wish you had thought of this one? And yes, it was a real band, with a real member named Bagpipes McDonald. Weather Station 1 informs us:Turds of Misery played only six shows during their short existence. Based in a small town on the outskirts of Winnipeg, Manitoba, the three-piece act q ... More >>
San Francisco Department of Public HealthThe Penismobile is a hybrid? We were sure it'd be a Jaguar XKEYou don't always say this about penises, but in San Francisco, they come in threes. First there was the walking, advice-dispensing dong featured in a locally produced health film/soap opera.Then th ... More >>
Streetcars that are too wide, long, and heavy (136 @ $3.5 million per). Bus engines that don't fit and are scrapped (20 @ $116,000 a pop). Manhole covers that take 10 engineers and three months to design (cost: $243,000). Muni's management has produced su