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21 Jan 2017

Tattoo Boogaloo Giving Tattoos for the ACLU!

That’s right, nasty women, bad hombres, and all around broke-ass freedom fighters! The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) fundraiser, thrown by our friends at Tattoo Boogaloo (shenanigans, team, and artistic prowess described in detail here) is set up and planned for Saturday, January 21st, from 1pm until “late.” The event will help

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Photo Credit: slgckgc Flickr via Compfight cc
03 Jan 2017

Why Chanukah totally sucked

Well, folks, as we all slowly but surely come out of our yearly holiday paralysis and stop procrastinating (yes, it’s a “we,” if I’m morally implicating myself, you and everyone else is going down with me) and pretending like reading articles on the internet is journalistic research, the time comes

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viktoria vaar face
20 Dec 2016

What to Get your Favorite Sex Worker for the Holidays

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM When one thinks of sex work, too often those thoughts come laden with negative images. There are, of course, reasons for negative associations to be made, as there are reasons for sex work among women to be hotly

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by Karla Ortiz.
13 Dec 2016

An Artist You Should Know: Karla Ortiz

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights local artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  Meet artist Karla Ortiz, the concept artist of your nerdy dreams.  If you’re like me (and I know

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Aaaand here they are again. From left to right: Mez, Chris, and Deanna.
07 Dec 2016

Artists you should know: Chris, Deanna and Mez of Tattoo Bogaloo

The reason why the sitcom Cheers became so popular was not, contrary to popular belief, Frasier’s sexy, sexy, sexy voice, but rather because it provided audiences with a fictional place where they could feel at home. This is one of the things that makes or breaks a business, and it’s

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Luana and Josh (they were actually hiking, even though it looks like the backdrop from The Land Before Time). Credit to Jade Benjamin-Chung.
15 Nov 2016

An Artist You Should Know: Josh Wendler and Luana Coonen

Bay Area goldsmiths and jewelry designers out to make the planet a better place.

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insult queen
10 Nov 2016

The Weirdest & Funniest Insults from Western Europe

As the bard once said, everybody knows the first words you will learn in a foreign language are the bad ones. No, not ‘hello’, nor ‘goodbye’, nor ‘red’, nor ‘where is the bathroom?’.  You are going to learn cuss words and colloquialisms for pee, poop, vagina, penis, prostitute, anus, and female

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