A humble (i.e., hipster-free) bar in the heart of the Excelsior District that hosts occasional rock shows, DJ nights, and comedy events. There's a separate pool room in the back if you want a change of scenery without leaving the venue.
Another trendy, price-gouging clip joint (er, excuse us: "ultralounge") taking over your neighborhood? Not if Pete has anything to say about it. He'll be stewing in his juices -- or, at least, cheap American beer -- down at Pissed Off Pete's in the defiantly unhip Excelsior District. Despite the bar's name, however, Pete's is not actually a seething pit of angst. Free monthly comedy shows lighten the mood, and garage rockers often plug their ratty amps into the wall behind the... More »
My friend who works at Rhapsody.com was compiling a list of the most depressing albums of all time and asked for my input. On its face, this seems fairly easy. But once I started actually thinking about it, I realized I would have to... More »