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This Is the Last Literary Death Match at the Elbo Room

At one time, Literary Death Match used a water cannon to get…

Ron Stallworth, Real-Life BlacKkKlansman

A quarter-century before Dave Chappelle’s absurdist skit of a Black Klansman debuted in…

Dan Savage: Quickies

I was involved with a straight man who enjoys cross-dressing and taking…

Terror Vault at the Old Mint Is Legitimately Freaking Terrifying

I’m pretty sure I was baptized as a Satanist tonight. Terror Vault,…

Sleepless Nights in Uncle Vanya, at Cutting Ball Theater

Everybody’s sleep patterns are disturbed in Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya (at Cutting Ball…

Help Turn The Salesforce Tower into the Eye of Sauron

UPDATE, 12:48 p.m.: Benioff told Curbed SF that he’d rather see a…

Niqabs, Abayas, Burkinis, and How California Got Its Name

She talked about getting death threats. She talked about hateful strangers wanting…

Julie Chang’s Terrazzo Floor in the Salesforce Transit Center Took Her a Decade

Julie Chang worked on Secret Garden for 10 years. That’s 10 years…

Dan Savage: Hearts and Minds

Is it even possible for a couple that stopped having sex to…

Spike Lee on Receiving a Tribute from SFFILM

When director Spike Lee was approached by producer Jordan Peele about bringing…