Jason Mecier Makes Pictures of Celebrities’ Junk

His new book, Pop Trash: The Amazing Art of Jason Mecier, looks at the bombastic, jubilant work of San Francisco’s master of assemblage.


Polyester Polyamory: The 1970s Remembered

Perfect Strangers: A Memoir of the Swinging ’70s is a real-life Tales of the City, but with anal, gangbangs, kidnapping fantasies, and sex with 100 partners.



Poor Boy

Michael Shannon and Dale Dickey almost rescue an overreaching movie from itself.


San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 37, Week One

The first week of the festival looks back to both inspirations and terrors of the past.