Culture

Everything Sucks, So Here’s a Cool Drone Video of S.F.

The news is even more depressing than usual heading into this week,…

Western Culture’s Home Videos: Ragnar Kjartansson and Ljubodrag Andric

In his acclaimed book How to See, the painter, photographer, and writer…

Pagan Holiday

As I daubed my partner’s asshole with glitter, I wondered, “Can I…

Know Your Street Art: The Infinite Thoughts of Lara

It’s an orange, plastic barrier designed to keep people from entering the…

A Sneak Peek at the Oakland Zoo’s California Trail, Opening July 12

If your exposure to Bay Area wildlife is limited to hot dog…

Over the Rhine: Wagner’s Epic Returns to S.F. Opera

Talking about Richard Wagner’s mega-opera Der Ring des Niebelungen (The Ring of…

Gettin’ Buggy with An Entomologist’s Love Story

We learn about the mating habits of bees, the praying mantis, and…

Her Name Is Rio and She Dances on Your Grave

“I know what you got on your SATs,” Bianca Del Rio says…

Sexploitations: Foiling FOSTA, at International Sex Worker Day

Sex workers generally don’t announce that they’re sex workers by holding up…

Festival Recap: Superlatives and Field Notes from Clusterfest 2018

Throughout the weekend, one thing the comedians at Clusterfest seemed to agree…