Alan Shepard

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Points For Variety: Newsom Reels In Big Donations From Plumbers, Maker of Spaceships

    Ky MichaelsonCombine rockets and toilets and you get this ... and Gavin Newsom's big donors. Credit where credit is due: If there's one thing Gavin Newsom can do with elan, it's accept a check. Perhaps sometimes there's a little too much elan -- he recently returned a hefty donation from Russell Wei ... More >>

  • Film

    September 19, 2007

    Rocket Men

    Reliving the glory of America's giant leap for mankind

  • News

    May 24, 1995

    Mal on the Street

    Verbal Prankster Mal Sharpe and his partner, Jim Coyle, bushwacked San Francisco in the early '60s, posing absurd man-in-the street questions to the unsuspecting. Taping the encounters, the dup invented a shtick that was part comedy, part performance art

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