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Music, Department of What The Fuck? Music videos: First they were all the rage, then they were all but dead. Thanks mainly to Apple, they're back.

Music videos: First they were all the rage, then they were all but dead. Thanks mainly to Apple, they're back.

Video killed the radio star in 1981. By the end of the '90s, though, 120 Minutes was dead; MTV had discovered, via The Real World, that reality doesn't bite so much as addict viewers; and the music video had become…
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Music, Department of What The Fuck? Don't be a Hallo-weenie -- consult our guide to this weekend's scariest rock!

Don't be a Hallo-weenie -- consult our guide to this weekend's scariest rock!

Few places on the planet embrace the dark pageantry and unbridled depravity associated with Halloween like San Francisco. And what better way to celebrate the holiday than sacrificing your sense of decorum, your better judgment, and a few thousand brain…
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Music, Department of What The Fuck? What's in store for indie rock and prime time in a post-<i>O.C. </i> universe

What's in store for indie rock and prime time in a post-O.C. universe

Last Chrismukkah, an entire generation did a double take when The O.C. 's resident indie geek, Seth Cohen, uttered the words "Death Cab for Cutie" on network television during prime time. A year later, it's clear a new era has…
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Department of What the Fuck?

Long before Ronnie James Dio was slaying mechanical dragons in front of arenas packed with teenage heshers and W.A.S.P. mainstay Blackie Lawless was shooting a shower of sparks from a pyrotechnical codpiece, Canadian rock gladiator and former bodybuilding champ Jon…
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Department of What the Fuck?

Renting separate tour vans so you don't have to talk to the old bandmates you detest: $27,764 Printing up T-shirts, hoodies, stickers, buttons, mugs, key chains, barf bags, and other merch you hope to sell (at a 900 percent markup)…
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Department of What the Fuck?

R. Kelly does not know how to write. Really. He admitted to Vibe Magazine last year that he isn't good at reading or writing, period. Yet this apparent fact has not prevented the accused statutory rapist from penning "Trapped in…
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Department of What the Fuck?

Hip hop's original sex kitten, Lil' Kim, has been sent up the river for 366 days. That's more than twice the jail sentence homemaker Martha Stewart received for essentially doing the same thing: lying to cover the tracks of male…
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