A crowd of a few hundred gathered in Civic Center this morning to take part in a Tax Day Tea Party, a series of anti-taxation demonstrations taking place across the country. The events are striving for a grass-roots feel, but are, in fact, funded and promoted by Republican organizations -- as pointe ... More >>
Will Franken pokes fun at Bay Area values, but in a city of misfits, he fits right in
Infiltrator cooks up a criminal past. A PAX TV show absolves him of it. Ain't it a great country?
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Adrian Lamo, the 22-year-old "homeless hacker" famous for raiding New York Times computers, pursues his vision of public service by cracking another major corporate network. It's a crime, of course. It's also what he was born to do.
How Steven Soderbergh kept the Terry Southern tale from turning tragic
Years after Evander Holyfield clocked him, boxer-turned-shoeshine-man Seamus McDonagh struggles to conquer his fears -- and to confront Holyfield
Your trash is treasure to Davy Rothbart, creator of Found magazine
The "Make Your Own Dildo" kit -- plus airport shuttles, zine geeks, and reform school for dogs
Students without textbooks. Crumbling facilities. Rats. Spending time at Balboa High School can be a real education.
It was inevitable -- an Internet lounge just for porn
If you grind a live microphone to bits, or amplify a flamethrower, are you making music -- or an appalling spectacle called "noise"?
How ACT UP San Francisco spreads spit, fake blood, used cat litter, and potentially deadly misinformation through the AIDS community
Mondo 2000 nailed the emerging cybersexcomputerdrug Zeitgeist with its first issue in 1989, making media mavens out of its founders, Queen Mu and R.U. Sirius. But the trippy, fractious family that was Mondo began to implode in 1993, torn asunder by inter
For every direct action against an abortion clinic staged by Operation Rescue, expect an equal and opposite reaction by the Bay Area Coalition for Our Reproductive Rights.