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Wreck & Park: Fire / Explosion(?) Burns Large Playground Structure at Koret in GGP – Photos

TweetHere’s the news, via Peter Chu: Who burns a playground? I heard an explosive boom around 10:30pm Sat June 24th. And: Vandals strike playground in SF’s Golden Gate Park By Evan Sernoffsky So now the largest play structure at five-star Yelp-rated Koret Children’s Quarter(s) in Golden Gate Park is shut down. And the part that […]

RuPaul's Drag Race Recap: A Very Inspiring Finale During A Very Uninspiring Time

RuPaul's Drag Race ended on a high note... but did anyone watch? It's Pride! by Chase Burns YouTube Note: I wrote this last night and then went out to party for Pride. I left it for morning to make sure it's not a belligerent rant. It's...Show More Summary

Opinion: … because fathers deserve more than just one day

I know Father’s Day was last weekend and all, but this weekend I’m making an overdue visit to the parental units, so this is where my…

Tomo Nakayama’s Preternaturally Pretty New Single Offers Solace from a "Broken World"

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Tomo Nakayama calls the album "the most personal record I've made, in a lot of ways." by Jake Uitti Tomo Nakayama: "'Bright and Blue' describes forces that are out of your control, whether it's by distance or death or just differences...Show More Summary

The Morning News: GOP Senators Unveil Secret Health Care Bill, Seattle Police Guild Wants More Money for Officers Wearing Bodycams

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf As Rich put it the other day: "These mother fuckers are effectively trying to sentence millions of people to death." MARK WILSON / GETTY U.S. Senate Republicans Release Trumpcare Bill to Gut the Affordable Care Act,...Show More Summary

Academy of Art Police, in Black and White

TweetLet’s see, our AOAU has it’s own bus line and politicians, so why shouldn’t its security force get upgraded to peace officer status, maybe let them get some surplus MRAPs for the occasional eviction. Ah, art school

Mobb Deep Rapper Prodigy Passed Away Today in Las Vegas

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede "Getting closer to God in a tight situation..." One of the greatest rap tracks ever made is Mobb Deep's "Shook Ones (Part II)." One of the greatest hiphop albums ever produced is Mobb Deep's Hell on Earth. Both were released between 1995 and 1997. Show More Summary

Tomorrow: Senator Al Franken on the Blabbermouth Podcast!

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Senator Al Franken will be on The Stranger's Blabbermouth podcast on Wednesday. Subscribe to the show for free right here! Drew Angerer / Getty Images It was a question from Democratic Senator Al Franken that got Jeff Sessions into potential perjury trouble over his Russia connections. Show More Summary

Al Franken Will Be on the Blabbermouth Podcast This Wednesday!

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Senator Al Franken will be talking to The Stranger's Blabbermouth podcast this Wednesday. Subscribe to the show for free right here! Courtesy Hachette Book Group It was a question from Democratic Senator Al Franken that got Jeff Sessions into potential perjury trouble over his Russia connections. Show More Summary

Spun Out: 5 Essential Cuts Selected by Local DJ Riz Rollins

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal "We dance because we cannot fly. I'm just trying to help." Andi Dean DJ RIZ ROLLINS (KEXP; Board of Deacons) 1. Tinush, "Struggle (feat Aretha Franklin)" 2. LTJ Xperience feat. Joe Bataan, “Ordinary Guy” (Irma Records) 3. Show More Summary

Iconic Moments from Season 9 of RuPaul's Drag Race and the Smarmy Fan Art They Inspired

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Chase Burns She has been missed. I'm not going to recap the season nine reunion this week. A reunion is a recap, so it seems redundant to recap a recap. To be upfront, a recap is a boring concept anyhow. Its name suggests it will somehow recount everything that happened in an episode. Show More Summary

LEAVES OF TWEE, LET IT BE: Artisanal POISON OAK Sign, Only In Marin

TweetGenerally speaking, Gentle Reader, if you find anything cryptic on this site, you can always highlight and then right click for a quick Googling for your answer. But in this case, the Criminal Minds soundtrack is the first hit, for some odd reason. Anyway, here’s your answer. Yes, poison oak is all over Marin County. […]

Opinion: The best job a man can have

The most important job I’ve ever had has been that of being a father. I’d rather fail at anything else I ever tried than fail at…

Album Review: CAN's The Singles Captures the Sublimity and Goofiness of Rock's Greatest Band

by Dave Segal Halleluwah! Future days are here again. Mute/Spoon CANThe Singles(Mute/Spoon) 5/5 stars Think of how many rock bands have existed on Earth. Millions, right? In my lengthy tenure on the planet, I've heard tens of thousands—at least. Show More Summary

OUCH: The City of Portland Rips on Frisco’s 8.5% Sales Tax Rate in an SFMTA Bus Stop Ad

TweetSee? I’ll freely concede that The dream of the 90s is alive in Portland, but Our Friends Up North should realize that anything anybody in Frisco buys in OR is subject to use tax just as soon as its taken back to the 415. The rate is 8.5%, just saying. Anyway, Portland is biting us, […]

Opinion: GOP Senate ashamed of its health-care bill

No Senate Democrats have been allowed to participate in any way in the drafting of a major health-care reform bill taking place somewhere in the bowels…

Absurdly Low 35 MPH Speed Limit on The 101 Freeway in Northern Frisco Finally Raised – Can You Guess the Limit Now?

Tweet40, it’s 40 MPH now. Still absurdly low, but now less absurdly. Here’s how things used to be at 101 South in the Presidio – 35 MPH maximum. Slow, so slow+     And here’s how things are now on The World’s Slowest Freeway section: Let’s call this a slight improvement: There could be some thing […]

Rec and Parking: BMW’s Roundel is Practically a Parking Pass for RPD, an Organization Disconnected from La Raza

TweetJust saying. BMW roundels, which DO NOT represent spinning propeller blades, apparently, are not the problem, but they are one symptom of the problem. The problem is that RPD is clubby and conservative, a bastion for those who decidedly are not like the people of Frisco. Oh well.

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