Archive for April 2010

‘You Got Served 2: Electric Boogaloo’ Filming Last Night In Osage Alley

April 30, 2010

I think. Or maybe it’s just a bunch of Dance Mission Theater folks being awesome:

Billy L., who captured this on video, says:

Stumbled upon this last night in Osage Alley as I was walking to the Attic. Half expected Keenen Ivory Wayans to walk out at the end. Pretty sure they’re from the Dance Mission Theater next door.

Baconcamp ’10: May 8

April 30, 2010

Do you love bacon in stuff? Of course you do! Well hey, guess what? Baconcamp is in the Mission this year!

Next Saturday afternoon, May 8th at Chez Poulet, you will be able to crowd around a small table with other wild-eyed baconnoisseurs and unapologetically shove folks out of the way to get at the salty goods prepared by local bacon experts. Or if you’re smart you can wait by the kitchen and snatch things off the trays as they are making their way across the room. Ah, this all brings me back to dinner at Cloyne Court Co-Op in Berkeley.

If you’re thinking about entering a bacon creation this year, be advised that bacon and eggs smiley face is old news and review the following categories:

  • Best Overall – This is the audience choice award.  All attendees will have a chance to vote.
  • Top Savory
  • Top Sweet – a dessert or candy
  • Top Condiment or Drink – sauces, infusions, seasonings
  • Inspired – best presentation inspired by bacon.  This category is for art, sculptures, photographs, demonstrations, poems, stories, music, etc.
  • Inventive – most creative use of bacon.  it’s unexpected and tasty
  • Photogenic – when you see a picture of it, you want to lick your screen

More info at

Balmy in the Mission

April 30, 2010

Today’s weather report courtesy of Jeremy Brooks

So GTFOutside today if you have a chance!  Hopefully we won’t have any of that schizophrenic Wednesday weather that featured tropical rain showers while the SUN WAS STILL SHINING.  WTF was up with that?

Gentle Skipper, Siamese Dream Team

April 30, 2010

Happy Friday, folks! Adopt away!

Skipper — 3 year old Chihuahua

Don’t let the serious expression fool you! Skipper is a gentle and loving little dog, with extra love to spare. He will thrive in a quiet, low traffic home with plenty of warm laps to snuggle in. You and Skipster can have a blast taking long walks, meeting new friends, and enjoying each other’s company.

Blue Steel + Le Tigre — adult Siamese

Blue Steel is simply gorgeous. he enjoys the company of his handsome friend Le Tigre and together they are one dymanic Siamese team. Their owner passed away and left them lonely for love. If you like double trouble Siamese action – these boys are Classic Siamese through and through – chatty, affectionate and always ready to party!

All pets adopted from SFSPCA have received a pre-adoption veterinary exam and behavior assessment, vaccinations, spay/neuter surgery and a microchip.

Where: The San Francisco SPCA’s Maddie’s Adoption Center
Address: 250 Florida Street (at 16th – Street)
Hours: Open Tues – Friday 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday/Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Closed Mondays and major holidays.
Contact: 415-522-3500,
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McSweeney’s At The Secret Alley

April 30, 2010

McSweeney's At The Secret Alley
Tomorrow night (Saturday) McSweeney’s new book The Clock Without A Face will be released into the wild! Come to The Secret Alley at 7pm to catch authors Eli Horowitz and Mac Barnett present the book and the accompanying nation-wide treasure hunt. Exclusive clues to the whereabouts of the 12 emeralds will probably slip out.

Stick around for the magic of Christian Cagigal and the acoustic music of Hod Hulphers, Chris Klippel, The Gilded Rooks and Champion McConnell.

All this for the price of nothing! Free as the beautiful air around you!

More info about the amazing book can be found here.

The Secret Alley is at 180 Capp Street, between 16th and 17th, right near BART!

(disclosure: I am one of the bozos from The Secret Alley)

Some Kind Of Crazy Chicken Scratch

April 30, 2010

KayVee.INC caught a snap of some random, senseless vandalism carved into the very sidewalks of our city.
Sidewalk City
(link to photo)

UPDATE: Ben found a second bit of street art on this slab, this one uses words, and so is easier to understand: What Kimmy said.

Legit Rap Song About Volvo Station Wagon

April 29, 2010

Grynch rules!

(Thanks, Will!)


Volvo, Volvo, Volvo, Volvo, Volvo, Volvo, Volvo

Remembering the Fell Street Offramp