Oxford University Press announced its 2011 Word of the Year on Wednesday. And it is ... drumroll please ... "Squeezed middle." Which brings to mind another word: "Huh?" Probably not the reaction the lexicographers were going for. "Squeezed middle," it turns out, is not what you get after eati ... More >>
Jason Reitman is the director to watch in the next decade.
I'll take credit for that....The Board of Supervisors made a statement today against Mayor Gavin Newsom's 2008 decision to report undocumented juveniles accused of felonies to immigration authorities. Supervisor Carmen Chu cast the only vote against David Campos' resolution that would push back t ... More >>
Is it possible to balance a fairy-tale surface with the darkness lurking beneath?
A plan to split California from the United States. And it's serious. Maybe.
Reconnoitering the Military Vehicle Technology Foundation and its 205 military vehicles. In Portola Valley.
Exploitation cinema becomes art in E. Elias Merhige's Shadow of the Vampire
Maybe Nader voters should be slapped around a bit; their leftist purity will likely bring us four very squalid years
Lars von Trier delivers the Icelandic pop icon as a simple and tragic Dancer in the Dark
Joe Strummer, Texas Terri, Autumns, Uz Jsme Doma, and Camera Obscura
A San Francisco firm rolls the dice in the multibillion-dollar game of global finance
For its 40th year, the San Francisco International Film Festival boldly goes where it has gone before
For 11 years, Markus Cook was synonymous with Bay Area bike messengers. But he didn't live to see his dream come true -- the Cycle Messenger World Championships held here in San Francisco.
U.S. police departments, including the SFPD, shun American-bred recruits for their canine corps
Martha and I dances on the cracks of prewar Europe