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Your Thursday afternoon link roundup.

The Annotated SFPD Pride Weekend Public Safety Notice: Includes helpful tips like "Call your mother" and "Don't be an idiot!" [H/t: SFist]

Gone in 60 seconds: The saga of my stolen iPhone: A smartphone stolen. A cruel lesson learned. A wide-eyed innocence lost. This has Lifetime movie written all over it. [H/t: CITEworld]

“Harvey Loved a Circus!” San Francisco Pride parades in the 1970s: "A gay clown roller-skated down Polk Street in a diaper and stopped to kiss men he knew in the crowd." The more things change... [H/t: SFGate]

Don't Forget to Fill Up on Shark Fin Soup This Weekend: But really, why limit yourself to just one questionably legal delicacy? We're thinking foie gras shellacked lion sliders with shark fin salsa. [H/t: SF Weekly]

13 things to do in Oakland this week, some almost as cheap as complaining about having nothing to do: Speak for yourself. We do all of our complaining in a bathtub filled with gold coins. [H/t: Oakland Local]

Antifreeze-Addicted Marmot Hitches a Ride to San Francisco: The article goes on to claim that, in fact, all marmots have an antifreeze habit, which seems like a grotesquely unfair generalization to make. [H/t: SF Weekly]

Sean Parker's wedding public relations fail: Sean, here's a suggestion: Why don't you take some of that billion dollars of yours and hire a publicist?  [H/t: San Francisco Business Times]


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