Violent, rotten deaths are well-trodden terrain for Darren Bousman, the filmmaker perhaps best known for directing Saw II, III and IV. But there are other situations more profoundly stomach-churning for him than, say, the infamous head trap scene that opened Saw II, like when he first learned that h ... More >>
Henry Hill, the onetime mobster whose life inspired the film Goodfellas, died in Los Angeles at the age of 69 yesterday.
A website dedicated to Hill confirmed his passing, which was first reported by TMZ.
Hill's fairy tale gangster life and his part in a record-breaking "Lufthansa heist" of 1978 w ... More >>
Joey Sorice -- pronounced sore-eess -- greets people just inside the
showroom door at the snazzy Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank. "That guy
right there," he says, pointing to Vince Secere, a handsome yet
comically visaged character expert and martial arts expert, "was in Analyze This. He was the ... More >>
SF Weekly/Joseph Schellscorpions in a saute pan
SF Weekly: San Francisco chefs are getting on the bugs-as-food bandwagon. Literally. Don Bugito food truck to launch soon.
Food52: 8 Homemade Halloween Treats. Martini recipe included.
Food Safety News: Alaska senators want to ban genetically ... More >>
SonyDespite the brilliance of Moneyball as a baseball movie -- a really cheesy moment exists in the film.
Looking to rally moviegoers this weekend is the feature adaptation of Michael Lewis 2003 tome Moneyball, which dramatizes the resurrection of the 2002 underdogs, the Oakland A's, under th ... More >>
Celia SoudryDoheny Kosher disclaimerIt was 5 p.m. at Doheny Kosher Meat Market on a Sunday night. We came in through the back door past a "No Admittance - Employees Only" sign. We felt like Lorraine Bracco entering the Copa Cabana for the first time in Goodfellas. There were about ten men bea ... More >>
Retro: State and federal authorities up and down California and over to Vegas have busted up a big non-cigarette tobacco ring that allegedly avoided paying taxes -- $35 million in California excise taxes.
A bevy of state and federal agencies were involved in the three-year investigation, rac ... More >>