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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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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: 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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The Daily Blurgh: Are brown people still legal on YouTube?

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

Sarcasm fail at Canada's National Post?

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When a Furry marries a Juggalo you getRead more »

The Daily Blurgh: Is that an Archie in your pants, Banksy?

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

Gay! Archie gets a gay (as opposed to "Archie is a gay," a fantasy you can live out through this NSFW-ish Choose-Your-Own Adventure wiki). Lesbian lawyers defend "not gay enough" softball players. Texas doesn't want to let gays divorce. And Jet Blue goes pink. Read more »

The Daily Blurgh: Leaf us alone

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

If a tree falls in San Francisco will anyone hear it? Probably. But more importantly, concerned citizens will be able to track the felled arbor online thanks to the Urban Forest Map.

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Get out your Legos: Berkeley Art Museum/PFA is looking for new architectural proposals.

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The Daily Blurgh: Gaga pops, unsavory whiskers

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

Oaktown Art (via Eye on Blogs) takes us on a tour of "one of the largest rooftop gardens in the world" paid for with insurance premiums (we're only kidding with that last bit). Read more »

The Daily Blurgh: Tea Party Grammer

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

Finally, a true case of teabagging? Yes, Virginia, it IS possible to be the spokesperson for a new "right-wing TV network" while starring in "La Cage Aux Folles" on Broadway. Kelsey -- he is what he is.

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