More than a few sportswriters couldn't resist marital analogies during the 49ers abortive recent pursuit of Peyton Manning. And, hey -- it works. The team's for-better-or-for-worse union with Alex Smith finally experiences some of the "for better," vows are renewed -- and cue an aging but hormona ... More >>
Lana Del Rey Feb. 9, 2012 Amoeba Music Better than: Going to class, according to teenage fans. "I only sing for you," Lana Del Rey said to the throng of screaming fans at Amoeba Music yesterday evening, during a free performance and record-signing promoting her debut album, Born to Die. Turns ou ... More >>
SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats. • Scientists just discovered that chickens show empathy. To science I say, NO DOY. But also: Way to come around, better late than never. I remember when I discovered that eating too fast gave me pain in the chest ... More >>
Harmony Korine talks about his new movie Mister Lonely and coming home.
Harmony Korine creates a Neverland for celeb impersonators in the singular and sincere Mister Lonely.
Wong Kar-Wai's first English-language foray is a minor confection.
Intimate Turkish drama chronicles a rocky relationship
Dropping names for the sake of art
What happens at a physics and astronomy party? Pickles glow. Carrots explode. Nitrous burns.
Worship that makes you dizzy
The Hotel Utah saloon has closed its doors and its fate is anything but certain
The "apostles of ugliness" have the last laugh
This week: A lesbian longshorewoman, a horse head in bed, and a quickie interview with the filmmaker behind Morvern Callar
Week of December 24, 2002
S.F.'s Famous Burlesque Orchestra provides a safe haven for punks, gorillas, and other odd characters
Marilyn Monroe meets the Guerrilla Girls in this passionate, polished dance
Stuck in a strange warp of the space-time fabric, our supervisors can't stop tilting against a dot-com development monster that's dead and buried
An new exhibit shows 50 years of wry and touching photos from Elliott Erwitt
Our bar-hopping critic takes a walk on the Wild Side West, and to other Bernal Heights hangouts
Baz Luhrmann makes movies--and audiences--in his own image
Twisted life or twisted mind? Only Joyce Carol Oates knows.
O, Pioneers!, Lies! All Lies!, There Was a Riot Goin' On, But That's Over Now
A Fleeting Remembrance
Jack Boulware meditates on the devilish infighting over Anton LaVey's legacy
Korla Pandit and the secret museum of mankind
Idle Worship with KISS, Nancy Sinatra, Camille Paglia, and Chevy Chase