Lenny Bruce

  • News

    January 3, 2007

    Image Problem

    Why have SFPD Chief Heather Fong and Mayor Gavin Newsom pursued an overblown pseudo-scandal when thereís so much else on the departmentís plate?

  • News

    July 19, 2006

    Inside the Savage Nation

    He adored beatniks, trolled the streets of North Beach in a beret, and was once Timothy Leary's gatekeeper, and now he packs a gun.

  • Culture

    May 18, 2005

    A Moon for the Miscast

    Eugene O'Neill's emotionally powerful drama lacks its misbegotten heroine

  • News

    July 30, 2003

    The Wizard of Ass Has Spoken!

    Hal Robins - erudite comic of the absurd, underground cartoonist of note,co-host of the world's strangest radio program, early member of the Church of the SubGenius - has a new hit with the "Ask Dr. Hal Show." But he really could use a paying gig. Really

  • Culture

    September 18, 2002

    Thrilla in Manila

    Local comic Rex Navarrete invades the Philippines

  • Music

    September 26, 2001

    Suspicious Behind

    Could a fat, naked, and belligerent Elvis impersonator be the Bay Area's most entertaining performance artist?

  • News

    April 12, 2000

    Battle Belli

    The international soap opera that surrounds the crumbling San Francisco landmark that was center stage for the incomparable "King of Torts," Melvin Belli

  • News

    January 26, 2000

    Requiem for a Church Supreme

    After three decades of feeding the homeless, the only church devoted to John Coltrane now finds itself without a home

  • Dining

    November 3, 1999
  • News

    March 5, 1997
  • News

    January 17, 1996

    Pictures of Millie

    Portrait of the North Beach icon as an old woman

  • News

    May 24, 1995

    Mal on the Street

    Verbal Prankster Mal Sharpe and his partner, Jim Coyle, bushwacked San Francisco in the early '60s, posing absurd man-in-the street questions to the unsuspecting. Taping the encounters, the dup invented a shtick that was part comedy, part performance art

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