“Chains of Love” (Scott Richard)

Amplified Feels: Handcuffed and Blindfolded in a Sling

If you’re going to dive into the ninth circle of hell — by engaging in incest play — you should do it with intention and precision. No bitchassness.



Chem Tales: Pro-Weed Ads Fail to Make Their Case

Cannabis advocates need to start learning how to discuss their views across what might be called the green gap, with those millions who consider pot unappealing.



Hey, DJ: Zebuel

The soul, funk, and bass impresario talks about his new album, current favorite songs, and his upcoming party at The Great Northern.


Kanye and his floating stage. (Credit: Sugarwolf)

20 Memories From Kanye West’s Saint Pablo Tour

The rapper brought his floating stage to Oracle Arena on Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23.


George as Valentina (Paul Rodrigues, left) weighs the effect cross-dressing has on his marriage to Rita (Jennifer McGeorge) (Max Hersey, in back). (Lois Tema)

The Sweet Transvestites of Casa Valentina

Harvey Fierstein's drama, now playing at NCTC, complicates the already murky boundaries of gender.


Ewan McGregor stars as “Swede Levov’ in American Pastoral(Richard Foreman)


Ewan McGregor makes his directorial debut tackling the "indigenous American berserk" in American Pastoral.


The Hux Deluxe (Huxley)

Friday Five: Double Double Hux Deluxe at Huxley

Plus a forthcoming SoMa microbrewery offers to let people brew their beer, CUESA Harvest Festival is Oct. 30, and fast food as a trans rights frontier.


Violet Grgich (Grgich Hill Estate)

The Legacy of Mike Grgich and the Judgment of Paris

Second-generation winemaker Violet Grgich overcame her shyness to secure Grgich Hills Estate's reputation.




2016 is the Year of Christine Chubbuck



Miss Hokusai

You know that Japanese print of the huge wave you had in college?