In culture news on May 13th, love is in the air between Spock and Kirk, the SFBG and global theater, and a typo-prone Chron blogger and body shaping underwear.


Aw, falcon chicks! On the top of the AT&T building? Hmm. CBS5


Peter Hartlaub thinks Spock and Kirk are the new Justin Timberlake/Andy Samburg. AKA: Bromance. Chron


If you’re good at both trivial pursuit and eating, sign up for SF magazine’s fundraiser, Edible Pursuit. SF Weekly

Nopalito serves very good Mexican food, if not “the best in the Bay Area.” And, it’s mod. SFBG

Michael Bauer’s job is making him go deaf. SF Weekly


Tobacco of Black Moth Super Rainbow is inspired by the Beastie Boys, but not by the Beatles or the Who. SFBG

Did you know Pre-Christian religion is all the rage in metal right now? And, Pirates! SFBG


Chron blogger writes about body shapers, but I can’t really pay attention thanks to all of the typos. Example: “andm frankly … the T-shirt and cami-based shapewear was a bit out of reach layoff-leary journalists.” layoff-leary, indeed. Chron


Bay Area citizens are all about thinking local, but sometimes it’s good to go global, especially when it comes to the theater. SFBG

What did we miss? Let us know.

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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