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News, Sucka Free City Going Native: A Plant Lovers' War Turns Political

Going Native: A Plant Lovers' War Turns Political

A three-minute YouTube video by the local nonprofit group San Francisco Forest Alliance shows how easily an internecine debate between environmentalists can devolve into political mudslinging. "NAP's Nativist Agenda is Taking Our Parks," reads the video's first subtitle, imposed over…
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Culture, Kill Your Television Redeeming Paul Lynde: The Joys of Rediscovering the Forgotten

Redeeming Paul Lynde: The Joys of Rediscovering the Forgotten

One of my developmentally disabled clients loves to watch old TV, and he cleverly figured out that he can go to YouTube and watch just about anything that ever existed. I should probably add that he figured this out about…
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Music, Sizzle & Fizzle Sizzle and Fizzle: Highs and Lows from the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle and Fizzle: Highs and Lows from the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle How do you run an orchestra with no conductor? That's the aim of One Found Sound, a new chamber group founded by S.F. Conservatory grads where the old rules about classical music performance and listening don't apply. "If you…
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Film, "12 O'Clock Boys": City Life on One Wheel

"12 O'Clock Boys": City Life on One Wheel

Lotfy Nation's documentary 12 O'Clock Boys looks at Baltimore's notorious dirt-bike club of the same name. Well, sort of the same name; their preferred spelling is actually "boyz," if their famous and oft-traded 12 O'Clock Boyz Inc. Presents The Official…
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Culture, Kill Your Television Bolton Is the Message: Honda Goes Meta

Bolton Is the Message: Honda Goes Meta

It began innocently enough sometime in late November. A snowy scene, a line of cars, sleigh bells. Typical holiday auto ad until Michael Bolton shows up, dressed in a winter coat, belting out his well-documented "constipated white man's Ray Charles"…
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Calendar, Night&Day GOOFY Professor

GOOFY Professor

What if your high school science class was taught by a cute guy who cracked jokes, and also you could drink alcohol during it? You'd look back a little more fondly on those chemistry sessions — although dissecting things…
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Calendar, Night&Day Activism 2.0

Activism 2.0

Randy Shaw wrote the book on progressive activism. Literally. His 2001 primer, The Activist's Handbook, was hailed as the ultimate guide for the city's liberals, misfits, and housing activists. It was released into a San Francisco with clear parallels…
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Culture, Kill Your Television Kill Your Television: Liberal Bias

Kill Your Television: Liberal Bias

I have an addiction to online debating, though the word "debating" is itself debatable. Usually on the high school debate team you aren't called a "stupid libtwat fucktard" for your stance on tort reform. I of course tend to like…
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Music, Hear This The Tubes: Show Preview

The Tubes: Show Preview

"The more things change, the more they stay the same" is as cliché as cliché can get, but the proverb sure rings true once you check out YouTube clips of the Tubes doing "White Punks on Dope" — the trademark…
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Calendar, Night&Day 'He's dunn it igan'

'He's dunn it igan'

Kyle Dunnigan is a comedian, though you may know him better as "Craig," the serial killer from Reno 911! and from Dunnigan's hella popular YouTube channel. Craig wears Dahmer-esque specs and is keen to offer life advice in a…
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Dining, Distillations

Distillations: Bergerac Has Great Drinks, Uninspired Atmosphere

I'd rather bite my tongue than say a bad word about the bartenders at Bergerac. When I asked the bartender to whip me up something special, they went off menu to mix rye whiskey, coconut, Campari, and a baked apple…
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News, Sucka Free City

Camera Shy: Thieves Post Up Outside Cop Shop

Last week, web journalist Luke Thomas returned to his 1993 Specialized Stumpjumper bicycle to find it missing its seat. In this city, such an experience was only a matter of time. But the miscreant or miscreants who made off with…
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Music, Big Family, Local Roots: The Brothers Comatose on the Realities of Touring

Big Family, Local Roots: The Brothers Comatose on the Realities of Touring

San Francisco's grooviest folk-roots combo the Brothers Comatose is among a handful of local bands playing this year's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival. With a pair of tuneful albums, a YouTube channel with nearly four dozen videos, and a feverish Bay…
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Calendar, Night&Day Making Out

Making Out

In San Francisco, innovating once just isn't enough. For the first time, S.F. digital start-up Brit + Co. hosts Re:Make, a two-day convention for creators and innovators to discuss how technology is changing creative industries within the lifestyle, bringing…
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Calendar, Night&Day Mac daddy for the leather daddies

Mac daddy for the leather daddies

The phrase "only in San Francisco" gets tossed around a lot. But there are very few events that can honestly be described as happening only in San Francisco, and Folsom Street Fair is one of them. It's one of…
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Music, Hear This Human Eye: Show Preview

Human Eye: Show Preview

"Garage rock" is a battered and abused phrase. Applied erroneously to any music featuring a fuzz pedal or poor recording quality, practically every other guitar rock press release boasts the diluted term. But Timmy Vulgar is one of few deserving…
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Calendar, Night&Day Pictures of the emerald isle

Pictures of the emerald isle

This year's 10th annual San Francisco Irish Film Festival offers another happy heap of docs, new indies, classics, family fare, and shorts (the latter served with complimentary Magners Irish Hard Cider). Highlights abound. On opening night, director Steph Green,…
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Calendar, Night&Day Let's Put on a Show

Let's Put on a Show

Like those 1940s MGM musicals in which a ragtag gang of vaudevillians have a few measly hours to put together a show, ODC Theater challenged 2013 Isadora Duncan Award-winning choreographer Pearl Marill and ODC Theater Artist-in-Residence Hope Mohr to…
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News,

Unintellectual Property: KTVU Continues to Read from the Wrong Script

KTVU is now just as bad as any other inane local newscast. Which is how something like the station's Asiana pilot names fiasco can happen. Professional news organizations make mistakes, but they don't allow dumb racist jokes to make it…
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Film, "Blackfish": Maybe Humans and Killer Whales Can't Play Together

"Blackfish": Maybe Humans and Killer Whales Can't Play Together

Blackfish Poor James Earl Jones. He pops up in the abundant archival footage used in Gabriela Cowperthwaite's documentary, which looks at the mistreatment of killer whales at Sea World and subsequent cover-ups when they attack humans. Jones is seen on…
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