Visiting Dead Relatives on Google Street View

Google Maps is meant to look up addresses, but it can also provide a window into the lives of the recently deceased. OK Whatever Three years after her grandparents’ deaths, 19-year-old Luisa Hoenle looked up their old house on Google Maps. Feeling nostalgic if not a...

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Will the Original Bob Ross Painting Please Stand Up?

In the market for a genuine piece of artwork by the iconic artist? Good luck. (You’ll need it.) OK Whatever Bob Ross was a mythical unicorn. From his perfectly coiffed and permed hair to his gentle demeanor and ASMR voice, there was nobody else like him on TV for...

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The Cartoonification of Florida Man

A daily comic series inspired by the antics of Florida’s zaniest denizens — and the bizarre headlines they help create.  OK Whatever Everyday is “Florida Man Day” in Florida.  Translation: People regularly do crazy and headline-grabbing things in that...

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Throwback on Wheels

There's just something about riding in a vintage Volkswagen van that makes taking a tour of San Francisco so appealing. SF Weekly A vintage Volkswagen van covered in psychedelic, S.F.-centric paintings idles on the corner of Jefferson and Hyde streets, its doors wide...

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California Girl

Zoe Magee of Zoe Bikini has been selling swimsuits in the Mission for a decade. And yes, you’ll find itsy-bitsy, teenie-weenie, polka dot bikinis. SF Weekly On 18th St. in the Mission, tucked between a salon and a wine bar, is a swimsuit boutique called Zoe Bikini....

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I Rubbed Snail Goo on My Face and It Obliterated My Acne

Pop Sugar Some partners call their lovers "bae" or "boo." But my boyfriend? He calls me "Snail Face." Technically, he's correct. Twice a day, every day, I rub a tablespoon of snail mucin — also called snail secretion filtrate — over my face and neck. Even though it...

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Nasty Dad

U.K. grime producer Mr. Mitch tackles the subject of fatherhood, and tries his hand at singing. SF Weekly In the early 2000s, while Americans obsessed over Justin Timberlake’s solo debut and all things Britney Spears, a new branch of electronic music called grime was...

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The Music Industry Hates Trump

A look at the myriad of songs that have been released since the Commander-in-Chief entered the picture. SF Weekly Los Angeles rappers YG and Nipsey Hussle spearheaded the trend of anti-Trump songs when they released their boom-bap track “Fuck Donald Trump” in March...

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Groovy Fungi

Chicago DJ Mark Farina brought 'mushroom jazz' to S.F. in the early '90s. Now, he's taken it to Dallas. SF Weekly On Twitter, musician and DJ Mark Farina recently posted a photo of two song waveforms. Over one that looked like a solid bar, Farina wrote, “I prefer...

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Oddisee Has All The Answers

The D.C. rapper has perfected the art of speaking his mind without sounding moralizing. SF Weekly Fans who chat with Oddisee — a D.C. rapper who likes to sit at the merch table after finishing shows — often critique his set list or tell him about their favorite songs....

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