X Marks the Spot

Someone, please make a movie based on Exene Cervenka’s life. The protagonist (played by whoever the next pre-diet Christina Ricci is) flees Florida, invents…

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Torche: metal with a big pop buzz

Listening to the colossal wallop of the Florida underground metal outfit Torche is a pleasure. Making that colossal wallop is equally fulfilling, but as…

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Vote for Sammy

Jokes in chart or graph form are way too rare; political jokes are not. Local comedian Sammy Wegent's new show, “Hell to the Chief,”…

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Poor Grade

The ongoing funding woes of Grade the News, a Bay Area media watchdog Web site (www.gradethenews.org), qualify as both good news and bad. It's…

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