From print to broadcast to online, there's very little the media's gotten right about this Boston tragedy before getting it wrong multiple times. The New York Post exaggerated the death toll from Monday's Boston Marathon bombings by 400 percent before joining InfoWars in misidentifying three diffe ... More >>
The No. 1 album in the country this week is by the biggest band on Earth. All is right with the world? Well, hold that thought. Unlike textural forbears U2 and Radiohead, much less the Clash or Nirvana, most people even willing to concede that Coldplay is a relevant force do not think it has ... More >>
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and more jihad looms.
Mongol director Sergei Bodrov on retracing the footsteps of Genghis Khan and navigating the even more perilous Hollywood battlefield.
A Russian grandmother visits the troops, and brings light to their misguided mission in Chechnya.
Our critics' recommendations from this year's films.
Our one-man jury bestows honors on the best of Cannes 2007.
Putting the world back together at the 45th annual S.F. International Film Festival
Meet the self-proclaimed No. 1 face in hip hop -- a former punk gone gold
Some bibliophiles hail Nicholson Baker as defender of a library under siege. His critics call him an antediluvian nutbag.
Kavkaz's Armenian menu could use some cross-cultural pollination
Gorbachev foundation prez Jim Garrison has something special in mind for San Francisco in September, an international palaver at the Fairmont Hotel. After that, a seat for himself in the U.S. Senate. And then, who knows? Chancellor of the world?