Uttered in any location with a view of San Francisco Bay, the name of John Yoo tends to reduce people to convulsive hand-wringing. Yoo, a professor at UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law, has been a frequent target of liberal protesters and activists -- many of them students -- because of his ass ... More >>
Heck, for $1.1 million, we'll sell you a ramp and a car to jump off it, tooAfter the shit hits the fan, it's mordantly entertaining to look back at the issues that used to occupy us: Monica Lewinsky, President Bush actually mentioning Brave New World -- which he almost certainly never read -- during ... More >>
A familiar tale, told well, is a thing to behold
Will Schwartz and Hey Willpower want you to think about why you like pop, or, barring that, get your booty bouncin'
How a combination footrace and frat party became one of the best places in the city to hook up
Though it goes out of its way to shock, it's merely amusingly tasteless
An unflinching look at recollected abuse could use some skepticism
Week of January 8, 2003
Never heard of the Battle of Malplaquet? Then you don't know your Sept. 11 history.
Monica Lewinsky and George W. Bush are dissected in new HBO documentaries being screened in S.F.
It's a variation on the Clinton/Lewinsky affair, but with genders reversed. If you think that sounds interesting, you're mistaken
Nic Janes, Redwood Room
A crazed and dangerous night of vaudeville
Clinton gets the rock star treatment at UC Berkeley; Chron Covers Enron-Size Bust
Hilary Swank returns to revolutionize
The Fringe Festival's 10th anniversary finds the Exit expanding its empire
Is he a writer, director, actor or...sex symbol? Um, yes--and more
But Jon Kelly's still doing backward speech analysis -- Dubya to "Make a Monica"; Britney on self: "Baby, I'm really sick. Save me, will ya?"
In the Cold War, the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. saw "remote viewing" as a weapon. What about now?
As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad
The Contender is a candidate for the year’s most high-minded trash
Decades after he left the stage to teach math in Santa Cruz, the voice of legendary satirist Tom Lehrer still echoes
Coup de Mardi Gras: A North Carolina town turns the world upside down with its carnival of the grotesque
Larry Flynt's outing of powerful Republican hypocrites has the GOP fearing political ruin before the Y2K elections. An inside look at what makes Flynt's investigative team tick.