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Mike Lacey = Marge Schott?

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We don't want to drag all this us vs. them stuff up again -- especially since, like, we won -- but something uncanny has occurred. Village Voice Media honcho/bully Mike Lacey has been in some mighty hot water since he chose to use the "n-word" in a speech to a roomful of journalists on the anniversary of Martin Luther King's assassination. Read more »

Buggin' in the Attic with DJ Primo

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Justin Juul caught up with DJ Primo , of Attic, Ferrari, West Add Radio, Knockout, and Mods vs. Read more »

Fong: False alarm on torch

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By Emma Lierley

At a press conference Thursday afternoon, Chief of Police Heather Fong addressed the city’s decision to change the Olympic Torch route, claiming that it was a spontaneous decision and that there was no pre-planned contingency. Read more »

Video: The great torch chase

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Video journalists Rhyen Coombs and Lisa Pickoff-White report from yesterday's Olympic torch rally and protest on participants' disappointment at the flame's last minute route change:

(For pics of the protest, Read more »

Pics: Torch protest and rally

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Guardian photographer and writer Charles Russo sent over these pics of this afternoon's Olympic torch protests and rallies:

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Tibetan-born Lobsang Lama (center left) traveled from his home in Portland, Oregon to protest China's human rights violations in Tibet and its hosting of the 2008 Olympics.

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Tibetan Tagudh Youndoung engages in debate with a pro-Chin Read more »

Tibet vigil: Audio and pics

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Video photojournalist Ariel Soto reports from Tuesday's Tibet vigil with Archbishop Desmond Tutu (he's busy!) and Sup. Read more »

Tutu feted by IGLHRC

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By Michael Leonard

Archbishop Desmond Tutu offered his sincerest thanks and gratitude on Tuesday night to the audience in Grace Cathedral as he closed a moving acceptance speech, upon receiving the OUTSPOKEN Award from the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (ILGHRC).

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All pics by Michael Leonard

Nobel Peace Prize Laure Read more »

Metamorphenomenal

Yuri's Night blasts off, Jeffrey Paradise emerges, and Thread Recordings launches
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superego@sfbg.com

SUPER EGO Positivity — can we get some, please? Sure. Zing! Spring's come bounding from its musty, dusty closet like a newly out Floridian, little rainbow fanny pack ablaze, itchy pink nipple rings jingling. Poor green thing! Isn't it up to us to lead her, tripping and grinning, into the limelight fantastica? Aren't we already there? Change, unlike Aqua Net and Paco Rabanne, is in the air. The clubs, they've gone azalea-crazy, bursting with neon irises and tuneful fuchsia streaks. Cocktails mysteriously grow stronger in our hands. Read more »

Yo shred dawgs: Go home!

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By Justin Juul

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So I went to go check out the new skatepark at Potrero Del Sol last week and here’s what happened.

The security guard/construction worker did not like me.

“It’s fucking retarded dude, cause I’m a fuckin’ skater too,” he said. Read more »

Clubs: Anavan sans Ativan

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Holy Spazmosis!. Jumpy young rockers Anavan drove up from Salt Lake City to play the queer (and friends!) punk monthly Trans Am at Club Eight for a rapturous beer-spurtin' crowd last Saturday. Read more »