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17 awe-inspiring Prince performances to watch right now (before they disappear)

blog.sfgate.com — Behold, the first wave, the initial batch of thoroughly mind-boggling, ridiculously varied, utterly mesmerizing, mostly never-before-seen Prince live performances, raw concert footage, fan videos and assorted TV appearances spanning just about every era, outfit, venue and genre you can name, and some you probably can't. It's all flavors of astonishing.

Beyoncé for straight white boys

Beyoncé for straight white boys
blog.sfgate.com — Did you hear? Beyoncé just sampled Zeppelin. She just teamed up with Jack "Howlin' Blues" White. She's got a track on her epic, wildly adored new record, "Lemonade," that sounds far more like a stadium rock anthem ("Freedom") than killer rap slam, despite the manic verbiage of the great Kendrick Lamar.

Notes & Errata by Mark Morford

Notes & Errata by Mark Morford
blog.sfgate.com — God! Hey. You know that thing about "granting me the acceptance of the things I can't change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference?" It's nice. Cute. Sweet like a Christian minivan's bumper sticker. But let's get real; it's all seeming a little bit...

Cheer up! Rush Limbaugh is not long for this world

Cheer up! Rush Limbaugh is not long for this world
blog.sfgate.com — Politics got you down? Insane climate change data making you queasy and fatalistic? Wishing the legislators of North Carolina and Florida and Mississippi, et al would fall off the map and move to Abu Dubai? I feel you. But here's a little something that just might brighten your day.

Time to live outside the box, SF bros

Time to live outside the box, SF bros
blog.sfgate.com — Maybe this could actually work? Maybe we should let all of SF's sweet, meek 20-somethings live inside tiny plywood boxes inside other, larger apartments occupied by actual adults, and still overpay for the privilege, as they stack their two pair of pants, four T-shirts and six hoodies alongside the twin-sized IKEA mattress upon which they have zero sex with absolutely no self-respecting female whatsoever.

All the reasons I pre-ordered a Tesla Model 3

All the reasons I pre-ordered a Tesla Model 3
blog.sfgate.com — The old ways must die On this single point the entire universe agrees: Few events in human life match the soul-cringing unpleasantness of buying a new car in America. Only root canals, Adam Sandler movie marathons and being eaten alive by intestinal parasites come close. And why?

The NRA’s top 11 reimagined classic children’s stories

The NRA’s top 11 reimagined classic children’s stories
blog.sfgate.com — The world of make-believe can be a scary place, but never fear: Thanks to a series of reimagined fairy tales published online by the National Rifle Association, classic characters like Hansel and Gretel are now packing heat.

Amazon hits Peak Sloth, reveals Dash buttons for Doritos, Red Bull, Slim Jims

Amazon hits Peak Sloth, reveals Dash buttons for Doritos, Red Bull, Slim Jims
blog.sfgate.com — Good news, bro! Amazon has your (flabby, malnourished, pre-cancerous) back! Get this: Bezos & Co. just announced a whole slew of new, entirely silly Dash buttons for the lazy and the perplexed. You ready? Who cares? You remember Dash buttons?

Don’t worry, no one really likes Donald Trump

Don’t worry, no one really likes Donald Trump
blog.sfgate.com — You can be forgiven for the mistake. After all, it's hard to go a split second right now and not be blasted asunder by another soul-curdling headline screaming about Trump's latest lead in the polls, or about the dumb violence erupting at his puerile monster-truck rallies, or about the angry yelps of the sort-of-disenfranchised working classes - a nervous, easily duped demographic that appears to have no clue whatsoever that their billionaire savior actually despises them and their non-billionaire loser lives far more than the rigged political system he claims to be upending.

Horrible parents choose Trump!

Horrible parents choose Trump!
blog.sfgate.com — The questions are as timeless as they are morally imperative: How to pass on the most helpful values and ideals to your children? How to best ensure their safety and integrity as they grow? And what of the exact opposite?
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May 03, 2016

“Seems that when some innocents die, all we can offer them is a page in some fucking magazine.” youtube.com/watch?v=DUOk87…

May 03, 2016

Do NOT go through life never having seen Prince perform “Motherless Child,” or “Stratus” at Montreux. Holy god. . blog.sfgate.com/morford/2016/0…

May 03, 2016

Dear God, Further Future. Is your ego really this insufferable and suffocating? fb.me/24OgTR4Qa

May 02, 2016

Unlike Bowie, Prince appears to have left his legacy to the fates. And the fates are going to be busy. And ecstatic blog.sfgate.com/morford/2016/0…

May 02, 2016

Once a week or so, someone in America gets shot. By a toddler. washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2…

May 02, 2016

Something something something, Radiohead. Any minute now… pitchfork.com/news/65175-rad…

May 02, 2016

17 awe-inspiring Prince performances to watch right now (before they disappear) fb.me/3EbeKjw2g

May 01, 2016

The awesomeness continues. Every video so different, every era, outfit, jam, vibe, energy, virtuosity. Never the... fb.me/7ig6n8bFB


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