The Buzz: Kaep Blasts A Fan, Noise Pop Begins, And The Bacon + Beer Fest Is Happening

By Alyssa Pereira

Happy Friday Bay Area!

It was a busy week in the Bay again, and we’ve collected the best stories from the last few days to keep you entertained over the weekend.

Kick back, relax, and check out the week’s biggest stories here:

49ers “Fan” Trolls Colin Kaepernick On Twitter, Kaep Lays Him Out

Apparently you do not want to cross Kaep on Twitter. The 49ers quarterback lashed out at a fan who trolled him on the social media site, saying his “ab workout won’t help find open receiver”. Kaep quick fired with a three-pronged message. Ouch.

The Bacon + Beer Fest Is Real, Glorious And Will Happen In Oakland Next Month

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of a thousand mouths watering. This March 15, the Bacon and Beer Festival is coming to Oakland’s Jack London Square. Bring your sweatpants, and remember: this festival is a marathon, not a sprint (though you may want to plan on beginning your exercise regimen the next day).

This Gallup Poll Says California Is 12th Happiest State In The Union, Haters Gonna Hate Hate Hate Hate Hate

To us, nothing says happy like sunshine (or fog!) and living on the coast. So whatever, some people decided California isn’t the best, happiest state in the U.S.? They’re definitely just jealous.

The Author Of The Fault In Our Stars Accidentally Plagiarized A Teenager, But He’s Making It Up To Her

A situation that could have been very bad was immediately corrected when John Green, the quirky author of The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns realized he had accidentally (he explains) plagiarized a 13-year-old girl and made a profit off of it. He recorded a video in response, and as you can see, it looks like he did right by her.

Noise Pop Is Happening Next Week! Plan It Out With These Must-See Events

San Francisco’s answer to SXSW is finally starting next week (this weekend, more accurately) and the amount of events is staggering. Don’t worry, between acts like Toro Y Moi, Giraffage, and the newly-announced Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard, we’ve got the week’s best (and cheapest) events laid out for you.

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