A moment of silence

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Jew, You'll be a Woman, soon

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Photo by Charles Russo
Or at least your District 4 replacement might be

With the legal noose tightening at the federal and the state level around beleagured Sup. Read more »

Mahmoud Ahmadinegay

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This one's a real corker. Iran's national nightmarish, Holocaust-denying president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke today at Columbia University -- in the interests of promoting democratic exchange, of course! Read more »

Stealing time with Thievery Corporation

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Corporate raiders? Thievery Corporation.

By Kevin Lee

Before Thievery took the stage on Sept. 15 at the Treasure Island music fest, I took the opportunity to sneak backstage and ask what D.C.’s favorite downtempo duo was up to.

Bay Guardian: How are you guys enjoying the Bay Area so far?

Rob Garza: We're having a great time. We always love being out here. Read more »

"Undead fraggle"

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"What the heck do those lazy, pot-smoking, kinky- (possibly gay-) sex-having 'progressives' who work at the Bay Guardian do all day?" is a REALLY good question. Allow us to take you behind the scenes, for one lightning-flash moment. A peek through the green curtain, as it were.

Today's blogtastic, syntagmatic Pixel Vision journey is brought to you by the letter S.

S as in Slayer. Read more »

Meet the candidates: Ahimsa Sumchai

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The Bay Guardian is interviewing the candidates for the 2007 elections. We'll be updating this entry as more information comes in. Read more »

God of thunder alert - Valient Thorr at Slim's

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By Ben Richardson

Almost all of the members of Valient Thorr wear denim jackets emblazoned with their own backpatches, which would be a pretty lame move by a band that didn't claim to be from Venus.

Yet once a group makes a certain level of commitment to a ridiculous concept, all is forgiven, and a collection of pseudonyms and a convoluted interplanetary backstory only serve to heighten Valient Thorr's endearing, cultish goofiness. Read more »

Are the cops doing their jobs?

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For the first time ever, the San Francisco Controller's Office (using outside consultants) is conducting a survey on the behavior and effectiveness of the SFPD. You can fill it out online here.

This is part of legislation by Sup. Ross Mirkarimi, and it's important that all parts of the community respond. Read more »

Stopping the GOP's dirty trick

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A ballot measure that would effectively guarantee that the next president is a Republican -- and quite possible guarantee GOP control of the White House for years to come -- is headed for the California ballot, and the Democratic party has been a bit slow to respond. Read more »

Solo Supper

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By Amber Peckham

Dining out alone is, for me, one of the most socially awkward experiences imaginable. Now, I don’t mean dining out at a fast food joint or anything like that; I’m talking about dining out for real, with tables and menus and cloth napkins. I usually try to avoid dining out alone at all costs. I will go hungry for hours until I have someone to eat with, because in my mind, a meal is an experience you are supposed to share; and if I’m alone while I eat, it’s usually all I can think about.

(I would like to interject here that I don’t have any problem being by myself. Read more »