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Feeling Feisty


photo courtesy of Mary Rozzi

Speeding Into Madness with Friedkin’s Bugged Out Lovers

Sent From: Murphy Hooker’s Wireless Handheld Device (4:28 p.m.) 6/2/2007

Greetings and salutations* from the damask-drenched dungeon of a narcoleptic flibbertigibbet whose insatiable sex drive, dizzy disposition and chain-smoking Chihuahua-esque countenance makes the archetypical female neurotic Annie Hall, look like Cher after nine Drambuie
cocktails …

A Spoonful of Indie

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Austin's indie super group Spoon brought their brand of perfectly-crafted pop music to Popscene in support of their new album Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga out July 10 on Merge Records.

SPOON

Spice Is Nice


Ruta (exuding confidence and ease)                   Me (looking stressed but having fun)
                                 

Charles in Charge

Aussie fashion designer Elizabeth Charles celebrated the opening of her first West Coast boutique in SF's Pacific Heights neighborhood. Her other U.S. store is located in Manhattan's Meatpacking District.

Holy Bird

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Priestbird, the NYC trio formerly known as Tarantula A.D., rocked the Hemlock Tavern playing rock n' roll with an electric cello and a double-neck guitar.

PRIESTBIRD

Swingers, San Franciscans and Sex

Tales from the Playboy Mansion



First, let’s get a few things out of the way: No, I didn’t swim in the grotto, and yes, I’ll bring you next time. For sure.

I’d been to the mansion once before, but this time it was work: I was asked to do a show and arrived with my crew in tow.

Boulette's Feast


Boulettes’ salmon carpaccio with salt-cured capers.

I know our Eat + Drink editor, Sara Deseran, has written about Boulettes Larder in the Ferry Building, as have others. But since it’s not exactly a restaurant—more a combination of extremely high-end gourmet shop, takeout counter and, in the evening, private dining room—I for one didn’t know what to make of it until a few nights ago, when I attended a wine-pairing dinner hosted by Blackbird Vineyards. (See Jordan Mackay’s blog for more on Blackbird’s wines.)
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