Update: The sale of the Guardian to the SF News Company LLC, which owns the Examiner, was made much closer to official this afternoon. Publishers Bruce Bruggman and Jean Dibble have retired, and Tim Redmond, the paper's executive editor, is now its publisher, too. In a message to its readers, T ... More >>
Alex HochmanFrom left: Hamantaschen from House of Bagels, Cinderella Bakery, and Noe Valley Bakery, traditionally eaten at Purim, which starts Saturday at sundown.Purim isn't exactly a well-known Jewish holiday, so for the goyim, we offer a quick recap with Star Wars references to make it eas ... More >>
We found out last week, from a variety of tabloidy sources, that 50 Cent and Chelsea Handler are currently -- well, not exactly hooking up, but having intimate conversations in a bar and talking about maybe hooking up. W.T.F. people? We'd like to take this opportunity to pat Chelsea on the back for ... More >>
A good quarterback and the NFL's top receiver -- there's two things the 49ers could useAre the Arizona Cardinals a great team? Hardly. Are they a good team? That's up for debate. But the only question that matters come Sunday is: Are they good enough? Just as Tila Tequila can achieve success and st ... More >>
In what is either a Web site for an Asian toy company or the best parody site ever invented (and we really mean it -- the best), a hyperrealistic Barack Obama doll makes a speech, waves the flag, wields a variety of firearms, and engages the Dark Lord of the Sith in a battle to determine the fate of ... More >>
Someone stop Amanda Bynes from updating another classic
Shadow of the Colossus towers above the competition.
The subways of Budapest provide a rich setting for Kontroll
Revolutions runs a playful joy ride through a nifty vision of hell
Beastly flamers make a man of Christian Bale in Reign of Fire
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.
Last year, two Bay Area astronomers said they had discovered planets outside our solar system and became instant media celebrities. Now, Paul Butler and Geoff Marcy face prominent scientific challengers who contend some of the new planets are nothing but