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19 Sep 2012

Ay, Mateys, It Be International Talk Like a Pirate Day Yet Again

Ahoy, ye limey wenches! Today be International Talk Like a Pirate Day. If ye be livin’ ‘neath a rock fer the past decade or so, this annual holiday be a jolly excuse not only to talk like a pirate but also to dress and act like a pirate. But avast,

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04 Jun 2012

How to Build Your Home Bar, Part II: Tools of the Trade

Last week on “Your Home Bar,” we outlined your basic liquor necessities to begin mixin’ drinks at home like a pro. So by now, you’re probably staring blankly at your bottles of Rumple Minze, Baileys, and Everclear, wondering, “What on earth do I do now?” Two options: 1) SHOTS (what

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23 May 2012

How to Build Your Home Bar – Part I: Bar Basics

I’m shocked no one has talked about this yet, but it’s high time we discussed drinking at home in more depth. Getting hammered in bars is all well and good, especially if you can get someone else to buy your drinks. But then you always end up owing somebody something.

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I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

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24 Oct 2011

Tonight! Get inside the Brazilian Intertubes

Brazil has more to offer than gorgeous mulatto bodies during Carnaval. youPIX, a Brazilian festival of Internet culture, is stopping at Barrel House in SF tonight for a short, FREE vacation into the Brazilian Intertron. Apparently, Brazilian Internet users are among the most active and influential in the world, and

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23 Oct 2011

5 Things You Should Never DIY

I don’t like to toot my own horn, but I’m a little bit of a DIY maven—not as much in the way of crafting as in salon services, home decor, and bicycle maintenance. This means I’ve tried enough crap myself to know when it’s not worth it or even just

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15 Oct 2011

Broke-Ass Recipe: Poor-as-Fuck Stew

I haven’t gone grocery shopping in a while, mainly because I can’t afford it. The other day, I decided I should eat some food. I make a habit of keeping a lot of ingredients that won’t go bad on hand: dry beans, veggie broth powder, uncooked rice. I also looked through

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03 Oct 2011

Monday’s Twerk: Not Just a Made-up Word Anymore!

Do any of you guys remember a song called “Whistle While You Twurk”? I think it dropped when I was in middle school in the late ’90s, and a more, shall we say, “experienced” friend informed me that the strange neologism meant a certain sexual act I was definitely not

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