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Dinosaurs and the It Girl: The SF Silent Film Festival Returns June 1

In an age of streaming movies and social media feeds that are…

 

Trans-Genre: Geoff Dyer at the Bay Area Book Festival

“It’s one of the interesting things about the writing life,” says Geoff…

 

Dead Alive: The Grateful Dead’s Long Strange Trip

Directed by Amir Bar-Lev and executive-produced by Martin Scorsese, Long Strange Trip…

 

NSFW: Buff to Breakers

This past Sunday’s annual Bay to Breakers footrace drew an estimated 50,000…

The Mushroom Cure: Adam Strauss’ Fungus Treatment

Before leaving the house, comedian Adam Strauss would routinely spend hours deciding…

A Series of Unfortunate Events

What goes on in the mind of someone like Norwegian neo-Nazi and…

Rethinking Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace at SFPL

For 72 years, human civilization has lived under the existential threat of…

Know Your Street Art: Antony Von Ratcorpse

The tourists who crowd each day onto Sausalito’s main thoroughfare inevitably find…

Michael Jackson Remains Invincible

So many books have been written about Michael Jackson (more than 1,000),…

How I Learned I’m an Anal Queen

I’ve never really identified with the feminine-princess trope, and yet here I…