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Dan Savage: Outer Limits

I’m a gay guy in my late 40s with a straight sister…

Pay Me What You Owe Me in Strindberg’s Creditors

Adolph (Joseph Patrick O’Malley) is the patron saint of second husbands. He’s…

The Color of Monet: Get Ready for the de Young’s Blockbuster Show

Around the world, people think of one thing when they hear the…

Cornered: The Stunning Street Photography of Chris Dorley-Brown

When art-goers see Chris Dorley-Brown’s series of East London street scenes called…

Dan Savage: Consider the (Extra) Lobster

Two weeks ago, a longtime reader challenged me to create a new…

Super-Weird and Awesome Electronic Festival MUTEK.SF Returns

As the aftermath of certain disastrous ultra-luxe festivals glows in the sky…

Famous Local Painter Eugene E. White Dies

A longtime resident of District 5 and an artistic mentor to many…

Incarceration, Not Internment, in ‘Then They Came for Me’

The history of wartime photography is a history of blood, death, and…

Savage Love: The Doll

I am a 56-year-old heterosexual man, and I have lived with ALS…

The Lizard Brain Evolves in Edward Albee’s Seascape

When Charlie (James Carpenter) was a boy, he used to swim into…