It's been a rough week. Here are some Bay Area headlines you might have missed.
The Artist Who Made Zuckerberg out of Poop Has a New Muse: Elon Musk, Wired
Brooklyn-based artist/vandal/hacker Katsu stirred it up in the art world recently when he unveiled a literal piece of crap: Shithead 1 was a painting of Mark Zuckerberg rendered in human poop. Now, he's found a new tech muse to mess with. In a series of posters pasted all over San Francisco and New York City, Katsu is reminding the world that, among the many masterful things Elon Musk has engineered, his own hairline is one of them. "It's like the perfect metaphor of what you get when you reach his level of success. You get your fucking hair back." Read more.
Alt-Right Wants Photo Op Of Battle Royale With Golden Gate Bridge As Backdrop And The Left Should Not Give It To Them, SFist
When rumors spread that the racist basket of deplorables who recently spread their filth all over Charlottesville would be making an appearance on SF's own Crissy Field come Aug. 26th, local liberals jumped to plan a counter-protest. SFist was quick to make the case that San Franciscans should indeed stand for what we believe in—just anywhere but at Crissy Field. Read more.
New Belgium Buys San Francisco's Magnolia Brewing for $2.7 million, SF Gate
The folks behind the famous Fat Tire Ale have acquired the 20-year-old beloved local beer company, Magnolia Brewing, for $2.7 million. The new owners promised the two Magnolia brewpubs will remain open. Read more.
How Berkeley Top Dog employee at Charlottesville rally got outed on Twitter, Mercury News
Twitter vigilante @YesYoureRacist posted photos from the alt-right rally in Charlottesville last weekend in the hopes of name-checking any of the neo-Nazis marching. Lo and behold, someone recognized Cole White, a wiener slinger at Berkeley's Top Dog. After liberal protesters raged all over Top Dog's social media pages, White apparently resigned. Read more.
Mansplaining the city: Why are men driving the conversation about the future of our neighborhoods?, CurbedSF
This week at Curbed, writer Alissa Walker lamented that the conversation around gentrification—including most of the books on the subject—is dominated by "very white, very loud" men. Read more.