By RYAN RITCHIE This Saturday is May 4, also known as Star Wars Day, since "May fourth" sounds very similar to "may the force," as in, "may the force be with you." This holiday allows fans to wear non-ironic Han Solo T-shirts in public without feeling like middle-aged schlubs. Star Wars Day is supe ... More >>
George Lucas finally gets it. Sort of. The flannel-abusing 67-year-old director recently told The New York Times Magazine, "Why would I make any more [Star Wars movies] when everybody yells at you all the time and tells you what a terrible person you are?" But just when you thought he was taking h ... More >>
Each week we take a quick, cautious look at what's going on with televised cooking. This week: Ice Brigade, Fridays at 4 a.m. (fuck!) on the Food Network. Ice Brigade is a show about ice carving, and if I didn't like ice carving so much all of a sudden I might have some pretty terrible things t ... More >>
William PoorA May Muni malfunction forced riders to walk out of the Metro TunnelLate last month, we reported how a systemwide morning Muni failure was due to an 11-year-old computer conking out. Today, the Examiner notes that a spate of slow Muni journeys are due to software and hardware problems ... More >>
The Force is weak with the long-delayed Fanboys.
One of the world's rarest plants grows in the Presidio. Plans are under way to save it — and ax thousands of trees in the process.
Harrison Ford runs smack into a Firewall, poor guy
Michael Garlington -- an enormously talented art photographer with a penchant for the macabre -- has a drunken, wild-man persona. Or is that a canny self-promoter we see behind the curtain?
George Lucas at last delivers the Star Wars prequel we've been waiting for
Revolutions runs a playful joy ride through a nifty vision of hell
Music, Magic, Myth
Living on the sidewalk for a month. Sleeping with Wookiees. $300 action figures. The new Star Wars isn't just a movie. It's a force that's with us.