Is network TV ready for this?The national news just can't get enough of the Bay Area's one man sperm-donor, Trent Arsenault. The 36-year-old, who claims to have fathered 14 offspring with his super-potent sperm he ejaculates during porn movies (yes, they are available online), told SF Weekly that ... More >>
Cassius V. Stevani / Chemistry Institute, University of Sao PauloThe luminous Mycena luxaeterna (eternal light) owes its name to lyrics from Mozart's requiemProfessor Dennis Desjardin is a well-named man. The San Francisco State mushroom specialist's handle, translated from French, literally mean ... More >>
Dear & YonderIt took five. long. days. to get here, but man, it's finally the weekend. Let's celebrate. We've got a couple of ideas. Dear & Yonder Pt. 1: Art Show @ Mollusk (Friday)We love Mollusk parties, mostly for the fact that they force us to hang out so close to the ocean. And th ... More >>
Feeding four hungry Spring Break-ers on Pittsburgh-style sandwiches and Singaporean street food
Berlin's legendary -- but embattled -- Love Parade makes a San Francisco debut. But will thousands dance to its beat?
Week of January 1, 2003
Former musician Bernie Krause has spent 30 years recording the pristine sounds of nature in the remotest corners of the world. Now, after all his travels, he has an important message for the human race: Shut up!
Holiday Event Lisitngs
An exotic adventure into the mysterious world of sound!
To work against terrorism, new money-laundering laws will have to be enforced in the world headquarters of cash-washing: the U.S. of A.
The 44th annual S.F. International Film Festival gets sexy, with women on top -- and just about everywhere else
With The Mission Is Not Impossible, local composer and instrument builder Peter Whitehead feels a neighborhood's pain
Mickey Hart is still pursuing that perfect beat -- in words, sound, and even government service
Michael Moore gets out of his La-Z-Boy to find The Awful Truth
A decade after their first collaboration, Steve Reich and Kronos Quartet rediscover the art of the ensemble composition
UCSF's Paul Ekman, a national expert on the science of lying, helps police (and journalists) determine whether perps (or presidents) are practiced prevaricators
How Susie Tompkins Buell built, wrecked, and sued San Francisco's legendary Esprit de Corp. clothing company, and why she still gets to sit next to President Clinton
For its 40th year, the San Francisco International Film Festival boldly goes where it has gone before
Gamelan lives (slight return)
Hepatitis B is the Rodney Dangerfield of diseases: It just can't get respect. But it sure can kill you.
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?