“Irrational exuberance” Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan first uttered the phrase in 1996, describing what he considered an alarming economic trend. The rise of home internet usage was spurring several investors to stake digital claims like an online Oklahoma land run. Tech companies sprang up overnight, each hoping to
Move over, mold. San Francisco has a rat problem. For the third year in a row, SF has ranked fifth in a list of rat-ridden cities compiled by pest control company, Orkin. New York City took second place, losing out to Chicago. Orkin rated the Windy City America’s “rattiest,” marking
With its roots beginning in the Gold Rush, San Francisco’s Steam Beer has been brewed here for at least 150 years.
The weather across most of our country has been hot enough to not just fry an egg, but to fry a thick-cut pork chop. Seattle and Portland are expected to break heat records this week and the northeast isn’t much better. While most people are clamoring for coolness, there are
Early 2022, cryptic black, green and yellow square lockups started flooding my Facebook account. So much so that I had to finally give in and ask my friend – “WTF is this bullshit all over my feed?” The culprit: Wordle. Here is what it’s all about, some sound strategy, and
Ego Death or ‘ego dead,’ which is artist Nishant Malhotra‘s username on Instagram, is a concept with a special resonance in the Bay Area. While other Bay Area natives associate this concept with the ’70s counterculture movement or techies trying to flaunt their newly-found SF enlightenment, Nishant is inspired by
It’s the 100-year anniversary of women getting the right to vote, a.k.a. the 19th Amendment. But that right only applied to white women. So what about Black women, Latina women, Indigenous women and Asian American women? When did they get the right to vote? All the 19th Amendement said was
Every festival in 2020 is canceled, but Lollapalooza is still doing a full four-day livestream of big-name acts all weekend. The Lollapalooza 2020 livestream will feature performances by OutKast, Paul McCartney, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Cure, Metallica, Lorde, LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire, and more — but in recorded performances