My recollections of a youth spent in the Boy Scouts do not exactly jibe with the Norman Rockwell imagery, just as my recollections of an adulthood covering big city politics does not exactly jibe with the Norman Rockwell imagery. When you're dealing with adolescent boys, life can get messy (whi ... More >>
Norman Rockwell, of courseSounding off just became that much easier...Give a shout if you're enamored with SF Weekly's current commenting system. Anyone? Oh -- thanks, Dad. Well, get ready to ditch the ordeals we put you through to prove that you aren't an evil robot. We hate to break it ... More >>
Mireya Zapata has found her way into the news againThis morning, we saw reports in print and on television noting cops' fervent search for missing 12-year-old Mireya Zapata. Disturbingly, the Tenderloin pre-teen had reportedly refused to text her mother their agreed-upon code indicating she ... More >>
A bit like grandma's house. Or not.Way back in September, you made some grandiose announcement you'd be cooking Thanksgiving this year. Now, two days out, you're freaking, imagining a Turkey Day eve spent fishing a rock-solid Butterball out of the Safeway freezer bin. Relax. SFoodie's offerin ... More >>
That paragon of quality news reporting, Fox, ran a story on its Web site today about two local arts organizations that received federal stimulus funding for "...Saturday night 'pervert' revues and the airing of pornographic horror films at art houses in San Francisco." The two organizations ... More >>
Food issues and a bad self-image led our columnist to undergo weight-loss surgery. She's still a mess, but a better-looking one.
Elizabethtown is a mess, not that its director should care
Breakfasts excite at downtown icons Dottie's and the reborn Sears Fine Food
In which we meet a donkey, some crows, and Sonny Smith, who is not a folk singer
Accident and surprise in the work of Arthur Okamura
Where if you don't like a dish, you're not screwed -- you're blessed
Alanna Krause believes that much of her hellish childhood could have been avoided. Now she's suing her father, her therapist, and her lawyer in an effort to prove it. How did it come to this?
Before you succumb to nostalgia about a simpler, humbler baseball time, heed the lesson of Vacaville
ACT's muted revival of a Sam Shepard classic
The 13th annual International Window Cleaners Association Convention is transparently entertaining
A tribute to the sex and violence of filmmaker Andy Milligan
What a 62-year-old man can teach shellshocked dot-commers as he sails from Osaka to San Francisco. Alone. Again.
As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad
A smack addict tries to become an overnight success
You can change your body with surgery and hormones, but what happens after that might surprise you
Dolores Claiborne serves up "three square meals of bitching"