Matt Sussman

The Daily Blurgh: MUNI Party! (And punk-rock sad)

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items (plus a lot about kitties) from around the Bay and beyond

"Scientists have discovered one of the smallest free-living life forms ever, with a genome that looks like a pamphlet compared to a human's encyclopedia, living in a poison-soaked mine in Northern California." Uh oh. Hasn't anyone remembered the lessons of The Boogens? There will be blood. Read more »

The Daily Blurgh: Duck and cover, Radiation Baby

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items (plus a lot about kitties) from around the Bay and beyond

Oakland residents may be able to Party, Karamu, Fiesta, forever starting this summer.

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Don't know what to cook for dinner tonight? Why not check out this fucking website?

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All the young Turks

Welcome to Hairy Eyeball, a bimonthly rundown of visual art

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arts@sfbg.com

HAIRY EYEBALL Welcome to Hairy Eyeball, a bimonthly rundown of visual art. We don't aim to be comprehensive, just opinionated. First Thursday is tomorrow, so enough with the introductions. On with the shows.Read more »

Why don't we love you enough, Beyonce?

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Editors Note: Before the Bobo defense squad piles tearily on, a surprising many of us here at the Guardian do, indeed, love Beyonce -- perhaps a bit too much. We wait on baited tenterhooks for the mashup of her latest with that MIA vid.

I'm sorry, Beyonce. I'm just not buying it. Glycerin tears and and "naughty" Bettie Page-inspired get-ups (in your new video for "Why Don't You Love Me?") do not a believable actress make, and we know that this is a ludicrous question for either you -- or your bad girl alter-ego Sascha Fierce (who, should you need reminding, you killed off at the beginning of the year) -- to ask.

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The Daily Blurgh: The prenup claws

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items (plus a lot about kitties) from around the Bay and beyond

Make all the catty jokes you want about Uwe Mitzscherlich, the German man who married his asthmatic cat Cecilia to honor their decade of companionship. Seriously, though, if you've ever bonded with a pet, the whole thing is just heartbreaking. In happier animal news, the Bay Area's baby peregrine falcons got tagged today.

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The Daily Blurgh: Drop that cornhole, Bieber!

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items from around the Bay and beyond

Is the Tonga Room saved? A City Planning Commission report may indicate yes. The report concludes that San Francisco's finest (imperiled) tiki bar is covered in enough irreplaceable tchotkes and gewgaws to make it a "historical resource." That might not stop those same tchotkes and gewgaws from being removed, "for public information and education, and/or reuse in an alternate off-site location." But what about the indoor rainstorm over the lagoon?!?!

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The Daily Blurgh: No more toys for you

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The Black and White Ball: Not just for the city's elite anymore.

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The Prop 8 trial could wrap in time for Pride, causing either waves of rainbow-colored jubilation to ripple across the LGBT populace or a massive flashback to the bummer November of '08.

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The vision thing

New ways of seeing and the presence of Morris Graves
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The Daily Blurgh: Staples city

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items from around the Bay and beyond

Shocker! San Francisco-based company set to profit off of humans willing to pay for amorous companionship.

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I Live Here: SF to live at SomARTS this fall.

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The Daily Blurgh: Terrorists get Triscuits, fascists get beans, gingers get MIA

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items from around the Bay and beyond.

Today in refried beans: from ingredient of burrito indulgence, to bane of the greenhouse, to weapon of protest. Even Dennis Herrera is (rightfully) pissed. Arizona goddam!

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