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Volume 40 Number 39

June 28 – July 4, 2006

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FOURTH OF JULY

June 27, 2006
The Fourth of July listings were compiled by Joseph DeFranceschi and Duncan Scott Davidson. All events take place on July 4 unless otherwise noted. Fireworks...

Nth loop

superego@sfbg.comSUPER EGO "I'm from Indiana," confided the partly melted drag queen, after nailing "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" in a wicked patent-leather Duchess...

Queen of the double feature

HORROR-LARITY If there's anything better than peaches and cream, it would have to be Peaches and Elvira. Movie maniacs will get a taste of...

Slay time!

THEATER If you love comedy, horror movies, and the singular sensation of being doused with oddly fruity stage blood, you're probably already a Primitive...

Weill-ing away the hours

A Happy End - and a Rude Boy worth investigating

Heavy petting

The reasons were manifold, many-furred, and multihued, but this much was clear at South by Southwest 2006: The Nashville teen punk sensations Be Your...

Headbanger’s call to glory – line one

Ozzy defender and postmodern metal overlord Zakk Wylde picks up Randy Rhoads’s mantle

Catch some rays

> a&eletters@sfbg.com Damn, it's been hard to stay focused since the rain stopped. So many beers in the park to enjoy and so many great...

Deadly cure

He may have the world's largest collection of Kim Wilde posters on his apartment walls, but caterpillar-browed Mr. Lazarescu (Ion Fiscuteanu) is no kid...

Steel crazy

Superman Returns basks in hero worship

Lust for life

› kimberly@sfbg.com SONIC REDUCER Ah, spring — it seems like a distant memory in June as we get socked an SF summer's weaving, one-two punch...

She doth protest

› le_chicken_farmer@yahoo.com CHEAP EATS It was Pride month so I was proud. In my own small chicken farmerly way, I celebrated the T and the...

The un-pork

› paulr@sfbg.com The imminence of a determined pork eater raises certain questions in the porkless kitchen. The largest of these is, Can pork be faked?...

The road to Mecca

› paulr@sfbg.com Judging a book by its cover might be a sin, but how about judging a restaurant by its name? In most cases this...

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June 27, 2006
June 28-July 4 ARIES March 21-April 19 Yeah, life is difficult this week, Aries. And we hate when people smugly point out the stunning life lessons embedded...

Never mind Brookers . . .

› numa@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION In the world of weird cultural appropriation that is the Web, nothing can compare to the strange tale of a Moldavian pop...

Cooler heads

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I've been dating a beautiful girl, and I mean she is hot. The problem? She's really jealous and we fight all the...

Don’t give the tides to PG&E

EDITORIAL It's been three years since former supervisor Matt Gonzalez suggested that the city build a tidal energy plant, but the mayor is finally...

The best health care plan

EDITORIAL The health care model that's been established, largely by default, in the United States is an utter mess. Most working people get their...

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› tredmond@sfbg.com The local daily newspapers haven't paid much attention to it, but there's a ferocious fuss going on in the blog world over political...

How to end the violence

OPINION Despite its loss at the polls earlier this month, the spirit of Proposition A, the homicide prevention charter amendment on the June 6...

For bicyclists, some good news…

City aims to open up its hidden waterfront with trails, parks, and art

Pier review

Burning Man art and a sense of how far the Embarcadero has come awaken the new Pier 14

…And some bad

Lawsuit by virulent antibicycle activist halts all pedaling projects