the knockout

01 Jan 2021

What it’s Like Being in a Band During a Pandemic

By Patricia Mott Shortly before the pandemic hit San Francisco, in March of 2020, my bandmates and I had showed up early to a gig we were playing. We loaded our equipment into The Knockout, one of our favorite local hang outs, and met up with a couple of staff

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24 Jun 2016

BAS Pride 2016: Friday Highlights – Trans March, Vivvy’s Drag, and Pound Puppy

Pride 2016 may be one of the most important in recent memory. Out of the tragedy of Orlando, a wave of solidarity has spread across the world and it has galvanized our community to respond with love, to speak out against our culture of violence, stand with our Latinx, Muslim,

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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15 Jul 2010

FREE Shows and Ticket Giveaways to the Mission Creek Festival

The Mission Creek Music and Arts Festival officially kicked off with yesterday’s free happy hour at the Make Out Room, but there are still plenty of events coming up all over town this weekend between the musical acts at Amnesia, Eagle Tavern and the Knockout and the film screenings at

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08 Jun 2010

Bawdy Storytelling at The Blue Macaw

If you haven’t figured it out by now, I’ve got a foul mouth and an even dirtier mind.  I mean, I took a write up about a reading at the Knockout and turned it into this for fuck’s sake.  I like twisted stories and completely uncouth jokes…the more demented, the

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
15 Jul 2009

Ichi Sushi Happy Hour and Sid & Nancy

The sun is doing a strange thing here in San Francisco.  It’s shining.  Brightly.  In July.  I made the mistake of wearing a wife-beater yesterday while searching for Divine Nonchalance and now have a very silly looking sunburn line.  I sometimes forget that I’m actually a ginger kid who’s hair

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18 Jun 2009

Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, and um…Reading at the Knockout

One of the things I love about The Knockout is that, generally speaking, those motherfuckers are down for whatever.  Just take a look at this post from Mission Mission where Kink.com rented out The Knockout to film some kind of bdsm porn.  You know you’re a down for whatever kind of

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