Culture

A Devil in Mind Reaches Out a Hand to God

Robert Askins' sock-puppet-hating play deals with the dirty, libidinal instincts we work so hard to contain.

 

See Some 2,000-Year-Old Phalluses at Tomb Treasures

The Asian Art Museum's exhibit also has the oldest toilet in San Francisco and plenty of other artifacts from China's Han dynasty.

 


Dining

A ‘Happy Meowr’ Mishap At KitTea Cat Cafe

You definitely want to finish your tea before offering vacuum-sealed fish jerky to a herd of cats.

 

Trader Joe’s Opens to Scuffle with Vegan Activists

Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) is angry about the conditions that hens are in, but this TJ's lacks much natural light, too.

 


Opinion

The Real Issue: Socioeconomic Class in Today’s Classrooms

Race, gender, and orientation are important, but as Betsy DeVos' confirmation as education secretary shows, socioeconomic status will be what ultimately defines us.

 

Check Out This Week’s Cartoons: Feb. 9, 2017

Kylie Summer Wu's take on life as a young trans woman, Jay Duret's look back at the week in politics, and more.

 


Film

Noise Pop 25

It's not just music! There are plenty of music films at this year's fest.

 

A Cure for Wellness

Fear death by water, as Voldemort meets Freud in this submerged horror.