Killer queens and Hallo-weiners

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Sorry, the above should say Hallo-winners, not Hallo-weiners -- but I'm hella-halla hungover, and that's why this posting is, well, late. BUT! There so much devilishly great stuff happening this Halloweekend and beyond that I'm running out of annoying puns -- a thankful first! Read more »

Burrito will eat you

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Ed Note: We know this is a little late, breaking-news-wise, but we just can't seem to get over it. Read more »

When Clear Channel Attacks Prop. K...

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...they do it dirty and big time

A bunch of huge billboards and fliers popped up all over San Francisco yesterday, like some kind of overnight pox, trying to persuade people to vote against Prop. K

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Superfriends for world peace

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Get your tights in a twist for peace with the cwaaazy kids of Sugar Valley this Saturday before the UN Anniversary and Peace Parade! Oh -- and don't forget that the event (that includes a die-in at Dolores Park) will coincide with the world's attempted biggest "Thriller" dance-a-thon! Read more »

Giddy, yup! New Young Pony Club makes us frisky

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By Todd Lavoie

“New Who What Huh?!” All right, maybe the name doesn’t exactly flow from the tongue in gently rolling syllables on the first go-round, but try it with me now, slowly, steadily: New Young Pony Club. Ah, there you are. Very nice. Again. New Young Pony Club. Great. Quick - now three times fast. Now you’re in fine shape for this coming Monday. Why, you ask? Read more »

Unipumpkorn madness

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Intrepid man-on-the-streets Justin Juul discovers the joys of dropping the Pabst and carving a damn pumpkin for once.

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The magic, the mystery of .... the unipumpkorn. Fly, Starfire, fly!

Have you ever seen those professionally carved pumpkins on TV and wondered, how the hell did they do that? Well, I figured it out. Read more »

American Journalism Review decries Chronicle as vile cesspool of incomplete chores

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Remember last year when Business Week, in a cover story about Digg.com, described our offices as "grungy," and several major arteries located in the neck of our boss, Bruce Bruggman, nearly exploded? They also hilariously misidentified us as the SF Weekly.

The lack of imagination in American journalism makes for strange bedfellows, it turns out. Read more »

Give Cheese a chance

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Is there anything better than a grilled cheese sandwich? A cure for cancer would be nice. And I wouldn’t kick World Peace out of bed for eating crackers. But melted cheese and crispy bread? It’s so good, if it ran for President, I bet it’d beat Hillary and Obama (plus, it’s both likable and has experience – at least, as at being a sandwich).

In fact, the only thing better than a grilled cheese sandwich is the Grilled Cheese Invitational, an L.A.-based event dedicated to all things grilled and cheesy. Read more »

Hot Swiss Beethoven

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You may not love to listen to Beethoven like Annie Lennox's fabulously unravelling housewife .... Read more »

From Norway to our Bay: A Q&A with Lindstrøm

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Over the course of the next week I'll be posting Q&As with all of the music-makers featured in this week's "From Norway to our Bay" cover story. What better person to kick things off with than Hans-Peter Lindstrøm, the Oslo maestro behind many great tracks and the man behind Feedelity Recordings? Read more »