Acrassicauda, an Iraqi thrash metal band, just hosted Headbangers Ball to promote Only the Dead See the End of the War, their new EP about wartime in Iraq. Bullied out of Baghdad by bombs to their practice space, death threats for their style of music and being branded as Satan worshipers, the ba ... More >>
Demonstrating cat-like reflexes honed ducking projectile vomit at thousands of Yale frat parties, President Bush nimbly avoided a pair of shoes tossed his way Sunday by an irate Iraqi journalist. That a luddite shoe bomber could get within hucking distance of the Commander-in-Chief -- and is now ... More >>
Iraq War movie Stop-Loss does its best not to mention the war.
Don't let Paul Haggis' heavy hand stop you from seeing his latest
Opposition is a commodity in Sundance docs
The Board of Supes likes to tell the world what to do. The world could care less.
How some ladies from S.F. will harass Hillary Clinton into being the tipping point against the Iraq War
The Army's realistic first-person shooter bogs down under fire
Week of Wednesday, November 16, 2005
The role of oil in U.S. policy: A new documentary goes behind the headlines
Bay Area represent!
Week of Wednesday, June 8, 2005
Week of Wednesday, June 1, 2005
Anti-war activists ignored Saddam Hussein's horrendous crimes against ordinary Iraqis. Do they have anything -- beyond anti-Bush demonstrations -- to offer the oppressed in Iran and Syria?
Advances in ultrarealistic simulation let soldiers experience the war in Iraq -- before they go
The San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival goes global
Gunner Palace shows what the news doesn't
Food for when you're in danger of becoming a hopeless pessimist
Inside Al-Jazeera, journalists tell a familiar story unfamiliarly
Week of Wednesday, April 28, 2004
Did The Battle of Algiers teach the Pentagon tactical lessons?
The year in local film, plus the passing of a cinematic champion
Our local source for protest theater offers a weird exercise in moral equivalence
A popular Kurdish musical group gets Marooned in Iraq
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
If you can't speak calmly to people you disagree with, don't have political discussions at all
As war drew near, consumption of junk food at the Snaxpo convention soared
Let's make some serious money off all the hippies who come downtown to protest Bush's war
A Berkeley woman's efforts to deliver banned medicines and other goods to Iraq arouses federal ire
Sargon Dadesho survived an Iraqi assassination plot. Now he's out for blood money.