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Culture, The Exhibitionist Throwback Thursday: San Francisco Headline Edition: Dec. 2-8

Throwback Thursday: San Francisco Headline Edition: Dec. 2-8

What goes around does truly come back around. While most of us are freezing during this cold snap hitting in the area, its actually nothing new. Back in the day, this wave of record-setting cold weather hit San Francisco nearly…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Throwback Thursday: San Francisco Headline Edition: Nov. 18-24

Throwback Thursday: San Francisco Headline Edition: Nov. 18-24

Government scandals and frenzies are nothing new; looking back at this week in San Francisco history, two major court decisions stand out as having a long-lasting impact on those living in the Golden State. And of course, we had…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Throwback Thursday: San Francisco Headline Edition: Nov. 11-17

Throwback Thursday: San Francisco Headline Edition: Nov. 11-17

This week in historical San Francisco headlines is bleak -- morbidly bleak. Although the Center for Disease Control and Prevention repeatedly displays data year after year that January is the deadliest month of the year, San Francisco publications are seriously…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Throwback Thursday: San Francisco Headline Edition: Nov. 4-10

Throwback Thursday: San Francisco Headline Edition: Nov. 4-10

This week in Throwback Thursday read across the pages of San Francisco publications like the opening lines of Charles Dickens' famous novel A Tale of Two Cities: "It was the best of times. It was the worst of times."…
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Dining, SFoodie Sam's Burger Still Going Strong after 47 Years

Sam's Burger Still Going Strong after 47 Years

Usually when I'm looking for late-night eats in North Beach I make my way to My Canh, where I satisfy the rice-mongering Filipino in me at a table alone, inhaling a fried pork chop plate topped with a runny egg.…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Road Trip Recreation for 75th Anniversary of The Grapes of Wrath

Road Trip Recreation for 75th Anniversary of The Grapes of Wrath

Reaching 75 years is a momentous accomplishment and has to celebrated in a grand manner-- even if the thing being celebrated is a novel. John Steinbeck's classic Pulitzer-Prize winning 1939 American novel The Grapes of Wrath is reaching it's diamond…
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Dining, SFoodie Meet Debbie Ward, S.F.'s Queen of Corned Beef

Meet Debbie Ward, S.F.'s Queen of Corned Beef

There have been too many a long and drunken night where I've floundered into hofbraus like Lefty O' Doul's with just enough singles to get me a corned beef sandwich to smooth out the inevitable rocky morning after. No insight…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist See Drag Queen Icons from the '20s at this Unlikely Nightlife Event

See Drag Queen Icons from the '20s at this Unlikely Nightlife Event

The Society of California Pioneers might not be the first place you envision for a hot night on the town (For us, that place would be IHOP), but we'd like you to reconsider those envisionings. Starting Sept. 20, the museum,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Here's San Francisco's Version of American Patriotism

Here's San Francisco's Version of American Patriotism

Recently, a press release landed in our inbox (several press releases, actually) announcing the breaking news that Gainesville, a small Texas town north of Dallas, was voted "Most Patriotic Small Town" by USA Today and Rand McNally. While San Francisco…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Erotica 2000: The Future of Sex Involved Bungees, and was Very, Very Silly

Erotica 2000: The Future of Sex Involved Bungees, and was Very, Very Silly

... and this was…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist We Love You Too, Lee: Liberace Salutes San Francisco on His TV Show in 1956

We Love You Too, Lee: Liberace Salutes San Francisco on His TV Show in 1956

Steven Soderbergh is directing a biopic of Liberace for HBO, and pictures have started to emerge of its stars more or less in character: Michael Douglas as Wladziu Valentino Liberace ("Lee" to his friends), and Matt Damon as Liberace's lover,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Recent Acquisitions: New Archive Houses 55 Years of Art, Activism, and Love

Recent Acquisitions: New Archive Houses 55 Years of Art, Activism, and Love

Cultural institutions in San Francisco continually search for new acquisitions. Alexis Coe brings you the most important, often wondrous, sometimes bizarre, and occasionally downright vexing finds each week. Robert Berner was waiting in line for movie tickets on Market…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Forget <em>Men in Black III</em> -- Rediscover these Strange, Forgotten S.F. Classics

Forget Men in Black III -- Rediscover these Strange, Forgotten S.F. Classics

For a few years now, the Warner Archive Collection has been a key destination for even the most jaded cinephile. Warner Brothers' burn-on-demand DVD service offers up a massive repository of strange, overlooked, or otherwise forgotten films. With a new…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Communists! Drive-In Movies! The Seven Female Erotic Zones! Estus Pirkle Saves Us

Communists! Drive-In Movies! The Seven Female Erotic Zones! Estus Pirkle Saves Us

While the previously discussed Blood Freak is the high point of turkey-themed ultraviolent Christian Scare Film, there are other, non-turkey-themed ultraviolent Christan Scare Films to consider, and none is more considerable than 1971's If Footmen Tire You, What Will Horses…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist <i>Slaughter in San Francisco</i>: Chuck Norris Is a Better Actor With a Dubbed Voice

Slaughter in San Francisco: Chuck Norris Is a Better Actor With a Dubbed Voice

Directed by Bruce Lee veteran Wei Lo, Slaughter in San Francisco was really shot in San Francisco, so it has that going for it. And if you've ever wanted to watch the barely sentient, Huckabee-approvin', Obama-hatin' slab of granite known…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Don't Be Afraid to Love the Golden Gate Bridge -- It's Just That Beautiful

Don't Be Afraid to Love the Golden Gate Bridge -- It's Just That Beautiful

On May 27, the Golden Gate Bridge turns 75. If you were one of the 300,000 who walked across the bridge when it turned 50, you remember the unsettling sway, and the later reports that the convex profile of the…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Fire Department Museum Finds Three Muybridge Photos -- in Its Own Archive

Fire Department Museum Finds Three Muybridge Photos -- in Its Own Archive

Cultural institutions in San Francisco continually search for new acquisitions. Alexis Coe brings you the most important, often wondrous, sometimes bizarre, and occasionally downright vexing finds each week. Curator Jamie O'Keefe was conducting a standard inventory check at the San…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist You Think Tantra Is Just for Marin Yuppies? Well, <i>Urban Tantra</i> Is for Everyone Else

You Think Tantra Is Just for Marin Yuppies? Well, Urban Tantra Is for Everyone Else

Certain people seem to live several lives in the one lifetime that they are given. Barbara Carrellas is one such person. Carrellas started her career on Broadway. In 1982 Carrellas was a general manager, her show Nine won five Tonys…
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News, The Snitch Rick Santorum: Don't Know Much About History

Rick Santorum: Don't Know Much About History

Rick Santorum, pictured here with his smart glasses It's a shame the "Shit X says" meme is dying out, because Rick Santorum is on a roll. In related news, the "Rick Roll" meme seems to have died, too. Shame, that.It…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Things That Really Exist: Marlo Thomas in a Second-Rate 1977 Version of <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i>

Things That Really Exist: Marlo Thomas in a Second-Rate 1977 Version of It's a Wonderful Life

This may be hard to be fathom, but in the mid-1970s, It's a Wonderful Life was not yet considered an unimpeachable holiday classic, but was instead a somewhat obscure financial flop which had just entered the public domain. Its television…
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