At a time when stark partisanship has defined political debate, here's another sign that support for gay marriage is creeping into mainstream paradigm: A bunch of Republicans, including former California Gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman, have signed a brief declaring to the U.S. Supreme Court tha ... More >>
Recently, Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, a tea party Republican from Southern California, was arrested at an airport for trying to carry a concealed firearm on a plane. It got us thinking: What else should Republican lawmakers be searched for before they board your airplane? $317 million in funding fo ... More >>
Scary maskSay what you want about Codepink -- we can always count on its members to keep it real and, well, colorful. Remember when the activist group glitter-bombed former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty as he signed books in San Francisco? And because they never miss an opportunity to show their sh ... More >>
There, on the bottom right corner of the official Pride website, four tiny, alternating ads flash that link to corporate sponsors, each with a tagline that winks to their support of the LGBT community. Anheuser-Busch, a corporation that pulls in almost $37 billion in sales by virtue of contro ... More >>
Geno ValleLike peanut butter and jelly, and chips and salsa, it's fun putting complimentary elements together. Blood and Sunshine are no exception. Combing their backgrounds of shoegaze and electronica, the duo of Joseph Macrino (vocals, guitar, Omnichord) and James Brennan (vocals, synth, machi ... More >>
So, are you patrolling for psychos or are you the psycho?Anyone who's ever been jolted into throwing some perfectly good contraband into the gutter at the sight of an approaching Ford Crown Victoria -- only to notice a couple of idiot teenagers with hoodies and baseball caps in the front seat ... More >>
Think Aretha Franklin's big-ass-bow hat is as whimsical as it can get for the inauguration? Why don't they invite groups like this to perform on Capitol Hill? While planned parties speckled the cityscape Tuesday night, an impromptu block party broke out on 22nd Street between Mission and Valencia ou ... More >>
Those of us lucky enough to still have gainful employment as the George W. Bush years stumble to their ignominious thud will be clocking in tomorrow around the time President-elect Barack Obama knocks the "elect" off his title.A rollicking article in the current New Yorker notes that while president ... More >>
This is, as Mom would say, "Cute with two u's." Cuute, that is. Legoland California in Carlsbad this week will feature a Lego version of the Obama inauguration. That's right, a Lego Barack, Michelle, Malia, and Sasha Obama, Joe Biden, John Roberts, the Rev. Rick Warren, Oprah, and even George Bush a ... More >>
By Meredith Brody How does this menu sound to you: tomato basil soup, market pasta salad, salad du jour, organic spinach salad, Philly cheesesteaks, roasted local veggie melts, organic baked French fries, steamed organic broccoli, organic pears? Or this one: zucchini bread, French dip au jus, roas ... More >>
Oliver Stone on W. and the president who would be John Wayne.
Breaking out of the pack of Iraq War docs, No End in Sight devastates
Impeach Dick Cheney from this political comedy
Controversial docudrama imagines a post-Bush scenario
JAWS Unleashed is as sloppy as it is gory
MLB 2K6 throws more chin music than strikes.
How a Zorro clothed in pop culture makes us laugh and think
The bee may be just a game, but in Putnam County we see a dark side, too
She's not an addict (maybe that's a lie). Bouncer visits the Page.
Week of Wednesday, August 11, 2004
Perhaps the candidates running in the 2004 election could use some help selecting their campaign music
Another leftist offering from the Mime Troupe is long on preaching but short on entertainment
Happiness is a warm guitar
Letters from December 27, 2000