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13 Sep 2011

Broke-Ass Band Interview: K. Flay (Friday @ Popscene!)

I interview broke-ass bands on here every week. I mean real, local, this-might-be-the-only-thing-ever-written-about-them, broke-ass bands. And let’s be honest: most of them are only musicians because they’re not good at anything else. They might not even be good at music. My point is: This week I pulled off a major

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16 Mar 2011

The Nerds Come Out Tonight

What is it that makes nerds so goddamn cool these days?  I feel like everywhere I go I’m surrounded by high-wasted pants, suspenders and (of course) those non-prescription, Clark Kent glasses. I swear I saw a guy dressed just like Steve Urkel last weekend – and girls were flocking to

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20 Jan 2011

Broke-Ass Band Interview: Sonya Cotton

We often interview people who consider themselves broke. We also interview a lot of bands. This is because most bands are broke. Today’s Broke-Ass Band Interview is with SF-based folk musician Sonya Cotton, who is fabulous and will be playing at the Rickshaw Stop on Tuesday, January 25th. She also

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 0
06 Nov 2010

GAMA-GO Holiday Sale

Get a head start on your holiday shopping this weekend (or finish it all together) at the GAMA-GO sale. The San Francisco design company has one sale a year, and the awesome items will available with discounts up to 75% off! There is promise of rad ‘œlocally designed kitchen gadgets,

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05 Aug 2010

Win Tickets to the Social Studies Record Release Party

I’ve got a pair of tickets to see Social Studies play music and stuff in celebration of the release of their new record Wind Up Wooden Heart.  Also playing is Maus Haus, 60 Watt Kid, and Montra.  Four bands for $10 is a good price, but getting a pair of

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
18 May 2010

This Week's Local Shows Picks: Best Bang for Your Buck

I went to see Charlotte Gainsbourg at the Palace of Fine Arts a few weeks ago and it was the worst thing I’ve ever laid eyes or ears upon. She stood awkwardly with her hands in her pockets, read all her lyrics (honestly, what’s harder to memorize: monologues that you

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 0
15 May 2010

Bay to Breakers Pre-Party – Power Up Before You Get Down

If someone were to invite me to a party that started at 7:00 AM on any other weekend but this, I would probably have to reconsider our friendship. First of all, because they obviously don’t know me well enough to know that I am not a fully functional human being that

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