The past 72 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene. Thrillist reports on the appearance of Dash Cafe (420 Judah, heh heh, 661-1237, Facebook page), which serves waffles for lunch and dinner ― most notably in the form of waffle sandwiches. F ... More >>
Journalist-filmakers go to war in "Restrepo."
Our favorite morsels from the Web. Baby killers, freedom fighters: Don's ask us to figure out the morality of soldiering. What we do know is that armies run on their stomachs, and that stomachs from different armies have different expectations about how to fill them. For this Memorial Day, we thoug ... More >>
If you like kittens and cupcakes, you'll love this. [Mission Mission]Transportation may be a total shitshow this weekend. [SFAppeal]Code Pink's Madea Benjamin talks about her trip to Afghanistan. [SFgate Politics Blog]The nerdy dozens: "Yo momma so stupid, she thinks the Large Hadron Collider is ... More >>
Courtesy Code PinkWhat did you do to promote world peace today, Tiger?San Franciscans heading to the southwest of the city for the weekend's President's Cup golf tournament may not have been 100 percent certain if the president -- and those who'd like to tell him a thing or two -- would be headin ... More >>
EKAphotographyAnti-Terrorist: Immortal TechniqueA few months back, hardcore political rapper Immortal Technique played a sold-out show at the DNA Lounge. That show, as it turns out, was a benefit for OMEID International, a SF-based non-profit founded by Afghan-American women. Tech's no rad ... More >>
By Matt SmithWhile doomsayers bemoan America's ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, researchers at the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center may have turned up a brilliant silver lining.Thanks to desperate recruiting methods required to staff those wars, the U.S. Marines may be t ... More >>
Through a tumultuous history emerges a satisfying food.
Art lovers, history buffs, and science geeks get their fill this fall.
Controversy aside, The Kite Runner just won't fly
The city's favorite Afghan restaurant reopens
Movies shot on cellphones. Downloadable features. In its 50th year, the S.F. International Film Festival looks to the future of filmmaking and film-watching.
The role of oil in U.S. policy: A new documentary goes behind the headlines
Everything we try at this Afghan restaurant in North Beach is unusual and delightful
On the local compilation Azadi!, the music matters almost as much as the cause itself
Lefty weeklies are always bitching about the mainstream press. Here're some rotten chestnuts we wish the alternative press would quit serving up.
A subjective history of American communism in the Cold War era
Tamim Ansary, author of a famous post-9/11 e-mail, reads from his poignant new memoir about reconciling his Aghan and American heritage
A controversial, uneven, and eerily timely production at the Berkeley Rep
Tony Kushner's prescient new play, set in Afghanistan during the Taliban's rule, is being billed as the local theater event of the season
The bitter battle over piloting a campus peace movement that hasn't even left the ground
This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter
Young Afghan-American professionals pledge to return to their homeland to rebuild a war-ravaged nation
To show the value of pundits in the Terror Era, our columnist tells the CIA where bin Laden's been, President Bush where to go
Don't Take This With You to Your Polling Place Nov. 6; War Is Bad. Or Good, Depending.
"Cover to Cover"; Brian & Chris; "Haydn and the Gypsies"
The Workers World Party