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Clusterfest Marred by Logistical Blunders

In the aftermath of Saturday’s logistical nightmare, everyone seemed to have a…

The 2019 Fresh Meat Festival Is Feistier Than Ever

That the Trump campaign chose to launch its 2020 re-election bid in…

Joset Medina’s Documented Rebirths

If you’re watching the somewhat iffy Tales of the City reboot, you…

Kiss My Aztec! is the Anti-Hamilton

The final song in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton asks, “Who Lives, Who Dies,…

Savage Love: Hurting Unwanted Husband

I found your column after a Google search. I saw your e-mail…

Trixie and Katya Take Clusterfest Back to School

When the opportunity for Trixie Mattel to attend her 10-year high school…

It’s Good to be the Kings

If PBS had produced the HBO series Veep, it would have looked…

From Charlemagne to the Blitz, in S.F. Opera’s Orlando

So many Romantic operas gush with highly emotive paeans to love as…

Legitimacy Can Be Stifling: Rotimi Agbabiaka’s Manifesto

If there’s one 20th century genius whose reputation has only continued to…

The Art of the Verso: Coming at You from the Rear

In the art world, the “verso” side of a painting is the…