Stanyan is a canyon, demographically speaking:
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The 12th Annual How Weird Street Faire went off without a hitch today down in the SoMA.
(There’s little wonder about why the former Howard Street Festival is so popular, of course.)
This year’s theme was “Mythical Realms” a celebration of a pefect society where differences are appreciated as things of beauty.
Now, doesn’t this maypole remind you of your schoolgirl days at Bryn Mawr?
Via Frank Farm
Hunky Darth Vader turned a few heads:
It was just as you would have imagined it:
And, good news! It seems white people no longer get Chinese character tattoos anymore – they’re into pink poodles and whatnot. See?
All right, that’s it for this year:
“I’m drunk and Osama Bin Laden is dead #howweird“
Lastly, leave us give thanks to all the NIMBY’s of the SoMA, for not complaining so much this go-around. Huzzah!
“If theres a bustle in your hedgerow, don’t be alarmed now
Its just a spring clean for the May Queen”
See you next year!
I don’t know, when you’re paying people $540 for massages, misunderstandings can happen. That’s about the most charitable way of looking at things vis-a-vis Al Gore in this whole massage incident.
Anyway, comes now NMA, the people who make animated videos to explain the news to people in Taiwan. This one is a doozy.
In this scene, Al G. explains the ground rules:
Uh oh, he’s getting p’oed:
Explaining the poodle reference:
Not sure what W and Pink are doing in there, but oh well:
Former US vice president and climate change warrior Al Gore is in hot water after news emerged this week of a 2006 close encounter with a hotel masseuse in Oregon. In a statement made to Portland police reported in the press, the 54-year-old masseuse recounted how she repeatedly had to fight off groping Gore as he made several attempts to bed her after she attended his hotel suite to administer a massage. So far, no charges have been filed.
The American Kennel Club released its stats of most popular dogs for 2008. (Sadly, if your pup didn’t come with papers, it might not have been counted. Moving on…)
What were the trends for 2008?
“San Franciscans seem to be moving their preferences from petite pooches to larger breeds,” said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. ”The city by the bay added the German Shepherd and Rottweiler to its Top Ten while smaller breeds, such as the Pug and Dachshund, dropped in popularity.”
You see these Puli dogs all over town these days. When will they crack the top ten?
The results for 2008, here are your most popular San Francisco doggies:
1. Labrador Retriever
2. Yorkshire Terrier
4. Golden Retriever
5. French Bulldog
6. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
8. German Shepherd Dog
9. Rottweilers (tied)
Sorry Labradoodle, even though Brad Pitt gave one of you guys to Jennifer Anniston a while back, you’re still not respectable enough to be considered a breed of your own. Maybe next century.
More deets after the jump. Congratulations to the winners.