Iconic clothing chain Abercrombie & Fitch built a multi-billion dollar brand on an extremely narrow vision of beauty -- white, affluent, rail-thin, fine-featured, decked in Ivy League sweaters and polo shirts. And now it's facing the consequences. Following a spate of anti-discrimination lawsuits - ... More >>
Airports are the next major faultline for the sharing economy, and their regulators are already putting up a stout offense against the new spate of apps geared to disrupt the car-rental industry. Among them are two SOMA-based start-ups called Getaround and RelayRides, both of which entice users by o ... More >>
How many of us fantasized about going to college in the Ivy League? To be thought of as among "the best and the brightest," and get a shot at opportunities most people don't have? When a few of my sex-positive colleagues said they were speaking this week at Yale University at something called "Sex W ... More >>
Aperture -- it's that setting on your SLR camera you pretend to understand. Actually, it's pretty simple. An aperture is a hole or a gap, and it's a fitting title for the world premiere performance by the Samantha Giron Dance Project that opens tonight (Friday) at Kunst-Stoff Arts. This Aperture exp ... More >>
Dunk = good. Junk = bad. In a likely legal first, an attorney representing a former Golden State Warriors employee who claims she received unwelcome and explicit text messages from star guard Monta Ellis brandished an enlarged photo of a schlong for the gathered hordes of media. "We don't care if ... More >>
Steve Jobs can't get into Flour Water, but is Apple money the reason it's so good?In 7x7 Magazine this week, Sara Deseran has an thought-provoking article about the links between San Francisco's vibrant tech industry and our vibrant restaurant industry. As one venture capitalist she interviews ... More >>
Johnnyroe/CC 2.0I actually kind of liked the Winklevoss Twins, as played in The Social Network by Armie Hammer. The movie portrayed them as having a bit of irony about themselves. They were funny, and self-effacing, while still clearly a little jerky. No such luck in real life: The Winklevii ar ... More >>
The Golden FilterWe know. Our list this week is a bit short. Usually we like to offer a myriad of choices for you to go out, get obliterated, and dance to whatever's awesomest through the weekend, but, you know, it's kind of a slow weekend. No worries, however, we've got a pick for Friday and Sat ... More >>
Vampire Weekend's shaky smart-aleck stand
Tycoons will pay to generate leftist ideas in voters' minds, but now they want to see results
Preppies gather in Redwood City
Two seemingly unrelated plays take different approaches to racial concerns
It'd Be Cool if this sequel were any good. Too bad it ain't.
But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott
Dusty-voiced troubadours, corporeality explorers, cotton candy jazz, and animalistic toga parties
This year's superb S.F. International Asian American Film Festival focuses on homegrown, U.S. films
It pains us to award the Columbia Journalism Review its very own dart.
One man's hope for Nigeria's tiny neighbor
This year's documentaries
Harvard Students, Citing Record Endowment Revenue, Seek to Abolish Tuition Fees
UC may drop the flawed SAT as an admission requirement. But are the other options any better?
John Sayles' Lone Star limns the uncertain border between past and present
Taking the Sierra Club's helm, boy wonder Adam Werbach confronts more than his own inexperience
Todd Solondz's Welcome to the Dollhouse captures the comic hell of junior high