For two years now, there hasn't been a more consistent platform for satire than Congress -- what with "legitimate rape," a budget committee chairman who lies about his marathon time, legislation protecting the words "Under God" in the pledge, and a feeble orange-skinned ring leader named Boehner. W ... More >>
Or, how 2011 was the year everything changed in music.
Gallery owner Michael Rosenthal says this and other paintings by Terry Hoff were stolen this morningMichael Rosenthal -- owner of the eponymous gallery on Valencia Street -- is perplexed as to why thieves ripped off four of his paintings in the wee hours this morning. Sometime between evening and 3 ... More >>
A young San Franciscans dream: A room in a nice house, affordable rent, and a built-in social network.
Ralph Nader and running mate Matt Gonzalez are looking to make a difference in the upcoming presidential election. Early polling suggests they just might.
Breaking out of the pack of Iraq War docs, No End in Sight devastates
The College Dropout rethinks his stance on education in the year 2010
Bay Area represent!
Will we be more secure -- or just less competitive -- if the government forces hundreds of thousands of international science students to get export licenses simply to look through a microscope?
The Master of Mirth, David Byrne, plays three dates at the Fillmore, and the Masters of Persian Music grace Zellerbach Hall
Talking work and sex with Beep Beep's unhappy-hour dance party; Steve Earle reminds us that he's a little bit country, a little bit rock 'n' roll
Why vote Kerry? Exhibit No. 1: George W. Bush has shamelessly hired the dangerous figures behind the Iran-Contra Affair into senior diplomatic posts.
The 9-11 Commission is a nutty distraction from the dangers we face
Another leftist offering from the Mime Troupe is long on preaching but short on entertainment
Fangxaminer Watch continues; dot-com failures and the economy
Maybe Nader voters should be slapped around a bit; their leftist purity will likely bring us four very squalid years
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?