You want to get the Guardian to make 1984 references? Start hassling nightclub patrons. As is so often the case when the task befalls us to deconstruct a Guardian article, we don't know where to start. We always know where to end, however: At the train's terminus station, because we fell asleep r ... More >>
The Age of the Reptile is nighThere are close to 5 million U.S. households that are home to pet reptiles slithering, crawling, and gazing coldly -- nefariously, even -- at their doting owners. And soon, we learn via a press release, a goodly portion of them may rally together to overthrow the hum ... More >>
Exclusive to SF WeeklyElizabeth and Jeffery Easterling's empty boat washed ashore near Eagle PointThe San Francisco Medical Examiner's office moments ago identified the couple killed in a Sunday boating accident off Ocean Beach as Elizabeth and Jeffery Easterling. The El Sobrante couple, 50 and 5 ... More >>
San Franciscan's love an excuse to get into costume, and this weekend was a bonanza for fantasy fans. This weekend the Star Trek Convention rolled into town and dedicated fans of the show donned their best Bridge-worthy uniforms and Klingon foreheads. Fans were especially pumped for the captai ... More >>
The Force is weak with the long-delayed Fanboys.
And Why We Should Have the Captain's Back By Peter Jamison Help me out here, Constant Snitch Reader: Am I going crazy, or is the GEICO gecko taking over San Francisco? Everywhere I look these days, it seems as though there's an upright tropical lizard trying to sell me insurance. He's there at the ... More >>
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Sci-fi conventions are where movie stars go to burn brightly one more time
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.