The paint is specially made to deflect liquid, which means that anyone who dares pee on painted surfaces will get a brutal mist of piss ricocheting back at them.
GX was started as a reaction to gaming's dominant "bro" culture, and serves as a place for queer geeks to hang out and enjoy cool shit in a safe, inclusive space.
The tech industry might look hip and young, but these photos by Matt Takaichi prove that working in Silicon Valley is just as mundane as working anywhere else.
For when you need your chalupas but are too lazy to leave the house.
The viewing public heard a reporter yell, "Don't shoot, don't shoot!"
Jul 1, 2015
Inside the heated war of words surrounding affordable housing in San Francisco.
I fell in love with a man 20 years my senior. Then, I became his "son."
As someone who's lived in both cities, I can tell you that they both suck.
I took this job to escape loneliness, to give myself something to do, but I find myself more alone than ever.
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) prevents HIV infections in HIV negative people through a continuous daily regimen of Truvada. Truvada is an antiretroviral medication that blocks the enzymes that HIV needs to "infect" a person.
We met with city supervisor David Campos, who recently introduced legislation to create a 45-day moratorium on new market-rate housing in the Mission.
That sort of brutal violence is just "part of doing time," one former federal prisoner says.
In my search for a date, I had only two requirements: Do you enjoy wrestling enough to watch it for hours with a strange woman? Do you have a pulse?
For 15 years, San Francisco cops have had just one officer on the mental health beat, leaving her to conduct an uphill battle on the fringe of America's dire healthcare system.
I spoke to the San Francisco animator about internal conflicts and modern relationships.
2015's GDC provided reassurance that the games industry isn't wholly comprised of Total Chodes™.
For $25, you too can take a tour of the porn studio, its creepy sex dungeons, and impressive dildo stock rooms.
John Roberts documented the Bay Area's pre-AIDS, post-Hippie era, but until recently he thought all of his photos had been lost forever.
In the dog-eat-dog world of San Francisco, everyone's letting their inner pup out with the latest wave of "human canine" parties and clubs.
A selection from Joseph Wolfgang Ohlert's recent trip to the Bay Area.
There's gang violence on the same street corners where gentrifiers are paying thousands of dollars in rent.
Vollmann has joined the mujahideen in Afghanistan, smoked crack with prostitutes, and even became an FBI Unabomber suspect. Now, he's taken on a different type of exploration through his female alter-ego at the Steven Wolf Fine Art gallery.
Can a couple of $2,500-a-year social clubs help mitigate the tech industry's notorious whiteness and maleness? Probably not, but at least some millionaires seem to know there's a problem.
I went on a trip to San Francisco's Hell in the Armory, an "an adult-themed haunted house" in the basement of the world's largest porn mansion.