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Appetite: The shots heard (and tasted) ’round the world

March 22, 2010
It's fast approaching: the 11th Annual Whiskies of the World -- happening on Sat/27 -- is a must for all whisk(e)y lovers. Four full...

Melissa Febos whips it good

March 15, 2010
Whip SmartBy Melissa Febos(Thomas Dunne Books)In her new memoir, Whip Smart, Melissa Febos -- who'll be reading at Eros on April 4 -- examines,...

Take off your clothes! World Naked Bike Ride, spring edition

Strap on your helmet and strip down to your skin— it’s time to ride bikes in the buff. San Francisco regularly participates in the...

Appetite: Fill your Irish self to the gills at the Liberties

March 10, 2010
St. Patty's Day draws near -- for more wild Irish events, check out our rundown in the current Guardian. The Liberties Bar & Restaurant...

Live Shots: Literary Death Match, Elbo Room, 02/12/2010

March 10, 2010
In honor of the upcoming installment of the Bay's wondrous Literary Death Match -- Fri/12, 6:30, $10 at Elbo Room, 647 Valencia, SF. --...

Hot sex events this week: March 3-9

March 3, 2010
This week, whore it up, burlesque it down, see some art, and tie...no, strap...one on.-------------Red Hots Burlesque Celebrate Dottie Lux's birthday and the release...

Let’s all read Sand Paper

February 26, 2010
Charmingly disheveled Adobe Books, strung as it is on the alcoholic's crucifix known as the cross-section of 16th and Valencia, has become a beloved...

Hot sex events: Feb 24-March 2

February 24, 2010
It's all bondage, bodies, and polys in the Bay this week.-------------Get Your Kink On - BDSM 101Selina Raven, voted Best Dang Dominatrix in our...

Dolores Park closure update: Public forum on March 3

February 23, 2010
By Chloe RothDolores Park is a prime spot for many activities: basking in the sunshine, finding dates, judging people, smoking and drinking in public,...

Gung Hay Fat Choy!

February 22, 2010
If 2010 wasn’t enough new year for you, fret not -- for Chinese New Year is upon us in all its glory. The holiday...

Philosophy, get hip: “The Examined Life” comes to the Herbst

February 22, 2010
In new documentary The Examined Life, eight of the most famous minds in contemporary philosophy -- Cornel West, Avital Ronell, Peter Singer, Kwame Anthony...

¿De dónde viene mi taco?

February 22, 2010
A carne asada here, a lengua there... some days, you can't throw a stick without hitting a purveyor of fine tacos here in the city. But...

Oakland to be soaked in Moregasms

February 16, 2010
Heads up, fans of informative playfulness: Babeland co-founder Rachel Venning will be at Diesel Books in Oakland on Tues/16 to read from and sign...

SF Indiefest drops by the Corner Store

February 16, 2010
“We were looking for a working class hero story,” said Katherine Bruens, creator of feature film documentary Corner Store at its SF Indiefest preview...

Blow your mind on this lecture, man

February 12, 2010
It was a convergence that may have been responsible for the rise of psychedelic drugs, yoga, vegetarianism, and the new age spiritual movement in...

This Saturday, give your Valentine the gift of … VD?

February 11, 2010
In honor of Valentine's Day, a series of parochial films called "Love, Sex, and Venereal Disease," presented by Oddball Film and Video, will premiere...

Uproot: Wild Dinners does V-Day the foraged way

February 10, 2010
By Robyn JohnsonWhile still basking in the afterglow from their radically successful Underground Farmers Market last month, new cool kid on the block forageSF...

Strong Beer Month pours it on, is strong

February 9, 2010
There’s not a lot to look forward to in February. Unless, of course, you happen to be into beer. (And, er, love.) Yes, we're...

The Sexy Professor speaks at City Lights

February 8, 2010
Literary critic, Stanford professor, and sexy-brainy scholar Terry Castle will be speaking at City Lights Books on Tuesday, Feb. 9, about The Professor and...