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Ways San Francisco Is Counter-Protesting the Alt-Right

You may have heard that there might be a counter-protest or two against the alt-right Patriots Prayer “Freedom Rally” happening at Crissy Field this weekend. You may have also read essays advocating both for and against taking those counter-protests directly to the Rally attendees....


The Essential Guide to Outside Lands 2017

Outside Lands returns to Golden Gate Park this weekend to celebrate year 10 as San Francisco’s gold standard music, arts, and food festival. A cursory look at the schedule can be overwhelming, so we’re here to help you navigate. Three-day tickets are sold out....


This Orgasm Popup Will Have You Buzzing

The inventors of the first “guybrator” are entering the world of clitoral stimulation. Hot Octopus is hosting New York’s first “orgasm popup” on August 10th and 11th. The sex toy company will launch Queen Bee “a powerful next-generation clitoral stimulator.” At the 160 Orchard...


Sploosh: DC Hasn’t Been This Wet Since ’69

All it took was 9.15 inches to make this summer the wettest on record since 1969. According to the Capital Weather Gang: In Washington, the monthly rainfall ended up an impressive 9.15 inches, the equivalent of an average three-month supply. It was easily wetter...


MAP: If Game of Thrones Were Set in New York City

What if Game of Thrones were set in New York City? It might look a little bit like this. Disagree? We’d love to read your recommendations in the comments. Click the map to enlarge.   King’s Landing – Financial District In Game of Thrones, King’s...


MAP: If Game of Thrones Were Set in San Francisco

What if Game of Thrones were set in San Francisco? By Natalie Kelly and Kelly Anne Bonner Illustrated by Emma Gantz   King’s Landing – Civic Center In Game of Thrones, King’s Landing is the capital of the Seven Kingdoms and home to royalty,...


7 Perfect Spots to Watch 4th of July Fireworks in Chicago

Grab your picnic basket and everything red, white, and blue that you own—America’s favorite summer holiday is almost here. Of course, we’re talking about the 4th of July, a great day when everyone can dress in the most absurdly patriotic thing they can find,...