Alarzy/FlickrInformal chestnut vendor in Paris.Our favorite morsel from the blogs.
So Blue Bottle won't be driving its Third Wave trailer into Dolores Park after all. James Freeman told us whatever benefit the company could scrape together from setting up in the park would be more than oblit ... More >>
Stephen Elliott.Stephen Elliott, local author (The Adderall Diaries, Happy Baby) and the man who launched last year's successful grassroots campaign to keep an American Apparel store out of the Mission, learned out about the Blue Bottle coffee cart going into Dolores Park last Tuesday. The more h ... More >>
Members of Porn Clown Posse lead a sing-alongBawdy StorytellingOctober 6, 2010@ The Blue MacawBetter than: Reading a dirty bookSix storytellers flanked by half-naked clowns - and one cop/clown hybrid - engaged in group therapy with about 200 sexy brainiacs last night at the Blue Macaw.Personal na ... More >>
DJ RealThe Monthly Rumpus w/ Daniel Handler, Tony DuShane, Robin Ekiss, Ethan Watters, Kevin Sampsell, DJ Real, the Yello Dress, & Richard Porter on hula hoopMonday, Feb. 8, 2009Make-Out RoomBetter than: Talking about the Super BowlWhere in San Francisco can you get a night of author readings ... More >>
Eighty years old and too hot for Amazon.com?In perhaps the most misbegotten foray of censorship since Thomas Bowdler decided to snip the racy bits out of Shakespeare (immortalizing himself as an adjective meaning "prudishly edited": bowdlerized), Amazon recently jiggered the sales rankings of its bo ... More >>
The inevitable backlash against the proposed American Apparel store at 988 Valencia Street is coming to a slow boil. The store's inception is unsurprising, as a quick survey of foot traffic on Valencia will reveal more than a few people sporting the company's wares. The storefront sits next to exper ... More >>