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SF bears gone viral!

May 11, 2010
Caught by the hairily wonderful DJ Rotten Robbie (and via The Awl), a "brief" look at designer Walter Van Beirendonck's furry fashion extravaganza that...

Butch Beat us, Kool-Aid child

May 7, 2010
Some fab new queer hip-hop styley from Hollywood's Ab Soto. who lifts street-mumu to the cute max. He'll be giving it up at the...

The bee’s knees

April 13, 2010
In honor of the upcoming Earth Day -- and Sarah Phelan's indepth look at little buzzers in this week's issue of the Guardian --...

CubaCaribe Dance Festival sweeps into the Bay

April 11, 2010
Ariel Soto takes an indepth look at the energetic and festive dancers and organizers behind Cuba Caribe, one of the Bay's liveliest dance festivals,...

Kick the pixels outta ’em

April 8, 2010
Director Patrick Jean's pixellated destruction of NYC may be a bit "too soon" for some folks -- but for us primitive video game addicts...

Forget “Clash of the Titans” — it’s time for a Space Tranny

April 2, 2010
It may be a long way home for local chanteuse Tweaka Turner -- watch that asteroid, lady -- but she's rocketed her "Space Tranny" earworm...

Foals ride a cold Saharan wave

March 31, 2010
It's sunny at the moment in SF, but Guardian faves Foals bring a glowing, dark Nordic vibe in their latest video "Spanish Sahara" --...

On excessive usage of flat screens and greased up women

March 16, 2010
It's a good week for hip-hop. After my interview with Chilean rapera Ana Tijoux, I caught this vid, thanks to the homeboys over at Mission...

farm:table brings deliciousness into the round

March 15, 2010
Newish restaurant farm:table floods the Tenderloin with seasonal delights and "camp cooking." Gourmet hardboiled eggs, anyone?

Owen Pallett deals with rain, spectacularly

March 12, 2010
The official video for Canadian Owen Pallett's (aka Final Fantasy) gossamer-gutwrench "Lewis Takes Off His Shirt" from the new Heartland is a Ryan Trecartin-esque...

Flirty gay Saudi fake cop goes viral, may be killed

March 10, 2010
It may be a death wish, but you can't stop the queen. Via Towleroad, this video of a 27-year-old guy having a bit of...

“Cruising” — Hunx and His Punx

It's hard to keep up with Justin Kelly's video endeavors -- he's got new clips for Harlem ("Gay Human Bones"), Alexis Penney (the sublime...

“Belong” — Washed Out

As a friend wrote the other day, if you can't exorcise your demons, exercise them. To motivate my sullen self to run and swim,...

“Gonna Find Boyfriends Today” — Myles Cooper USA

February 25, 2010
What's as inspiring as Myles Cooper's 2010 anthem "Gonna Find Boyfriends Today"? The video for "Gonna Find Boyfriends Today," directed by another San Francisco...

Illin’ for Illiad

February 24, 2010
A preternatural rooting of the vengeful Bush legacy (and Obama continuance) into neo-classical sonic aesthetics? Another uncanny contemporary slice (in slo-mo) of the Illiad?...

“Sha-Boo-Lee” — Brontez shakes it

February 23, 2010
Reasons to watch the Younger Lovers' "Sha-Boo-Lee," directed by Irwin Swirnoff: hula hoops; cotton candy; Vespas; Mission Adult Superstore; pay phones, Fag School; naked...

Timothy Leary: now for cats

February 22, 2010
Olympic ice dancing had me in its graceful, creepy thrall last night -- until this freaky Friskies psychedelic ash-id trip took all that gliding...

Feeling Nice’s analog Avatar chic

February 19, 2010
Just in time for spring (and a Primal Scream revival) comes the promo for local design collective Nice's spring 2010 "The Gathering" line --...

The smell of sweet leather

December 21, 2009
SFBG TV visits Suzanne George, local shoemaker