Conversions -- religious or otherwise -- can be hard-won. For Dr. Sanjay Gupta, the well-known medical correspondent for CNN, all it took was science -- hold the political ambition. In January 2009, when Gupta was reportedly on the short-list for an appointment to the post of Surgeon General, he pe ... More >>
Former congressman JD Hayworth hosts the most gentlemanly three hours in conservative talk radio, twinkling warmly over the 9 a.m.-to-noon shift at KSFO 560 with all the fire and fury of the avuncular God up in the stars at the opening of It's a Wonderful Life. He chats up the issues of the day, ... More >>
etsy.comFive jacked pizzas...Being the pizza man ain't a picnic. The hours are long, the wages are short, and your only cinematic role model is Bill Maher. Also -- it's dangerous. We wrote about an instance in which a 60-year-old deliveryman was beaten up and relieved of his pizza earlier this mo ... More >>
Oh my god, they killed the right-wing Kenny. Ken Mehlman must be in love. Why else would he subject himself to the slings and arrows of the gay universe and come out of the closet? Isn't that wonderful? Aren't you happy for him? It's a theory that's not too far fetched. In an interview with The ... More >>
SF Weekly editorial assistant Andy Wright and staff writer Ashley Harrell know a lame trend when they see one.As predicted on this blog back in January, the Snuggie -- an astoundingly unnecessary blanket with sleeves -- has become all the ironic rage. Millions of people have purchased the shitt ... More >>
An interview with Valkyrie's star and director, Tom Cruise and Bryan Singer.
Oliver Stone on W. and the president who would be John Wayne.
Bill Maher makes an adolescent case against religion.
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain
Barry Levinson wags the dog again, but his bark is worse than his bite
Join Kanye and the rest of the music community in sharing your thoughts about Dubya's response to Katrina
Comics skewer our weird year
David Rees gets his karate on
Bossa nova homage, rolling residences, guileless political discussion, and crop circles
Willie Brown to S.F.: You're racist. Racist racist racist racist racist racist racist. Biased, too.
Ecologists are still trying to spin their phony save the whale campaign
You Don't Have to Tell Us About the Clowns in This City; Maher Is Less; Responding to Terrorism; Leftovers; Correction
More on Maher; Striking Back; Assertive. Opinionated. We Bet You're an Aries.; Editor's Note
The "patriotic" squelching of Bill Maher is a scary sign of an emerging groupthink
The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely
Decades after he left the stage to teach math in Santa Cruz, the voice of legendary satirist Tom Lehrer still echoes
The Fang family rides tabloid journalism and hardball politics to the winner's circle
The deadbeat parking practices of Chronicle and Examiner reporters
A guide toSan Francisco political corruption -past, present, and future
Led by feisty traditionalists, San Franciscans to Save Army Street push for a vote on renaming the thoroughfare
For 25 years, Harvey Ross has rooted out the waste and lies of politicians and bureaucrats. But some say he's too lost in the line items to see the big picture
They look like cops. They carry guns like cops. They can even arrest you like cops. But San Francisco's patrol special officers are a different breed of police - one marked for extinction by the SFPD and powers that be.
Chronicle and Examiner reporters break the rules to park for free