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Fusilligate: Who Really Created Marea’s Famous Octopus-and-Bone-Marrow Pasta?

Is one Kevin Sippel actually the man behind this masterpiece? Ask any pastavore and he will tell you: Michael White’s fusilli with red-wine-braised octopus and bone marrow is one of the greatest pasta dishes of the century, if not all time. Show More Summary

NRCC hits John Barrow for supporting the Obama stimulus bill, and something about monkeys doing blow

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has dropped a new ad in GA-12 in which the House GOP campaign arm mocks Rep. John Barrow’s (D-GA) claim that he’s “passed $100 billion in spending cuts.” The NRCC knocks Barrow, who is running for his sixth term, for voting to support the 2009 stimulus bill, using a […]

Video: Dad Offers Teens Invaluable Advice On Toilet Roll Changing

Labor Day Weekend isn't just about police horses licking dogs, subway mysteries and awkward dancing—it's also about family, responsibility, and the proper way to replace toilet paper rolls. Because the children are our future, and they will not be left begging for spare squares. [ more › ]

Little Dragon Played a Tantrum-Free Set at the Showbox Last Night

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Todd Hamm While listening to Sweden's Little Dragon play an in-studio performance on KEXP yesterday, I learned that their name was a reference to the tantrums that lead singer Yukimi Nagano used to throw in the studio. She is a spark...Show More Summary

Killer Mike gives FOX the business

If you know the contentious history between Fox News hosts and hip-hop artists, you know why I had to post this. Throughout the wide range of media platforms Killer Mike has taken to over the past week and a half, his message urgingShow More Summary

Your Almond Consumption Is Killing California’s Salmon and Honeybees

Shelled or unshelled, it's a problem nut. Americans sure love almonds these days, and for good reasons, we tell ourselves — the nut is practically the reigning champ of health foods and it's a great dairy alternative, and while it doesn't...Show More Summary

Can You Spot the Historical Inaccuracy In the Preview for Ridley Scott's New Biblical Epic?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

There isn't an airplane flying through a shot or a boom mic floating over an actor's head or one character wearing a Sixth Dynasty headdress standing next to a character wearing an Eleventh Dynasty headdress. Give up? The answer is after the jump... The current top comment on YouTube sums it up pretty well: The casting makes this a comedy. Show More Summary

There’s a Real Friends Central Perk Coming to Lower Manhattan

The One With the Pop-up. In the ongoing "Friends or Seinfeld?" battle for TV's New York City-est sitcom, Jerry et al. have always had an advantage with Tom's, while Ross and pals had only a fictitious coffeehouse in their corner. OnShow More Summary

Developing: Jesse Frohman's Kurt Cobain Photo Book

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Kurt Cobain industry continues unabated. The latest slice of cultural product about the late Nirvana frontman is New York photographer Jesse Frohman's Kurt Cobain: The Last Session, a book of photos from a July 1993 shoot done while Nirvana were in NYC promoting the In Utero album. Show More Summary

Never Trust a Bus: “SCIENTOLOGY – KNOW YOURSELF, KNOW LIFE” – Now That’s a Big Ad

TweetAs seenin the Bay Area: I knew a guy who took a test from a “scientologist” back when they were at 7th and Market, you know, back in the day. It had about 150 true/false questions. After grading it, the junior scientologist wrote “NEEDS SEVERE COUNSELING” on it in red. And I thought, no I […]

The Number of Times the British Police Fired Their Weapons in 2012: Three

The Economist:THE shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American, by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, is a reminder that civilians—innocent or guilty—are far more likely to be shot by police in America than in any other rich country. Show More Summary

Video: Supercut Of Belligerent Brunchers Puking, Peeing, Etc.

How drunk is too drunk for 5 p.m. on a Saturday? Neighbors of Flatiron's Pranna have pointed out that The Belligerent Bruncher was just one of many Chaucerian characters who regularly stumble out of the bottomless brunch spot. Now the...Show More Summary

Beyonce rocks the VMAs

Did you miss last nights MTV Video Music Awards? If so, you missed Beyonce win the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award and then promptly proceed to steal the whole show. In a sweat-inducing performance that was a summarized versionShow More Summary

Commodore Chef Stephen Tanner to Serve Mexican Barbecue and Buckets of Fried Chicken at El Cortez ... Maybe

Buckethead! For connoisseurs of dive-bar food, the opening of the season has got to be El Cortez, a bi-level Bushwick joint from Chris Young and Stephen Tanner, the team behind the Commodore in Williamsburg. Tanner, whom you may remember...Show More Summary

A Grisly Warning for SFSU Students from the SFPD and Stonestown Galleria: Parking at the Mall Will Cost Your $600 in Tow Fees

TweetA pithy message from Zoo Station, aka SFPD Taraval: “SF STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: Don’t PARK at Stonestown Mall & go to class or to any SCHOOL function!“ Achtung, baby!

If You Weren't at the 2014 Film Genius Showcase at the Frye, Here's What You Missed

Kelly O Paul Eenhoorn talked about his acting technique, smoking, and gambling. "I've had a few of these," said actor Paul Eenhoorn, shaking his wine glass and grinning as he joined David Schmader on the stage at the Frye for last night's Genius Awards film showcase. Show More Summary

Whatever Happened to Seattle Space-Rockers Jetman Jet Team?

In 2013, Jetman Jet Team were ascending to the upper echelon of Seattle’s rock scene. They released the outstanding album We Will Live the Space Age [reviewed here] and played a storming set at the inaugural Hypnotikon: Seattle Psych Fest. Show More Summary

Read Killer Mike op-ed on Ferguson, police militarization and the future of America

If you're unfamiliar with Killer Mike — the outspoken rapper, the community activist, the business owner, the college dropout and guest collegiate speaker, the wise giver of counsel, the card-carrying NRA member, the former drug peddler...Show More Summary

Interpol Will Play At The Met's Temple of Dendur

The world was so different the last time Interpol released an album—Taylor Swift was still singing country back then, we didn't know what a Cronut was yet, there was still only one Footloose, and Interpol was playing the United Palace Theatre. Show More Summary

Watch a Clip From the New Season of Mind of a Chef

The third season of PBS's food show Mind of a Chef, which features the Nordic genius of Magnus Nilsson and the obsessive, genre-busting Edward Lee, premieres in just a few weeks, and here's an outtake that offers some insight into Lee's work. Show More Summary

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