Culture

Withering Critiques of Capitalism in “Isaac Julien: Playtime”

Since it appears we’re truly, seriously headed for a new Gilded Age…

Sexploitations: The Reckoning

Just like everyone else, I’ve been surprised by the allegations against rich…

Trump N.E.A. Denies S.F. Mime Troupe Funding

The National Endowment for the Arts has provided funding for the San…

Has Richard Lewis Found Enlightenment?

Richard Lewis will be at Cobb’s Comedy Club this weekend, working through…

Erasure-Head: The Case for Robert Rauschenberg’s Greatness

The America that Robert Rauschenberg encountered in 1953 was a country in…

UPDATED: Two Accounts of Ben Eine’s “Great Adve-nture” Mural on Octavia

UPDATE: 12/8/17: A reader by the name of William Bulkley wrote in…

Everyone is Welcome to ReOrient Themselves

Golden Thread Productions returns this year with ReOrient, a theatrical equivalent to…

The Devil is in The Black Rider’s Details

The Devil, incarnated in The Black Rider  as Pegleg (Rotimi Agbabiaka), immediately…

2018 Sketchfest Brings Ricky Gervais, Jane Lynch, Danny McBride and More

It’s mid-November, which means it’s time to dip into your Valium supply…

The Cartoon Art Museum Gets a New Home

After a two-year hiatus, the Cartoon Art Museum has finally settled into…