I'm usually not a fan of bands that have to get all cuddly wuddly on the name thing. All those acts named after feathered unicorns and rainbow dreamcatchers? You need caffeine just to read their names anymore, let alone listen to the music. But something about Softboiled Eggies caught first my eye, ... More >>
Of lunchtime invitations, flip-flop flaps, and shortened first names
Appreciations we'd like to have seen expressed before March 30, 2005
Nash Kato and Urge Overkill were aping cock rock way before the Darkness. Now they're back to reclaim the title.
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?
Week of April 10, 2002
The Pentagon claims gays who serve openly undermine the force, but a local researcher's evidence says otherwise. Could his work help President Bush make life better for gay soldiers than it ever was under Clinton?
Despite a threat of a lawsuit, the love child of Milton Friedman and Satan dares to write more muleheaded opinions
The rest of the country is re-appraising the death penalty; California sues to keep a minister from comforting those facing execution
An AIDS vaccine designed by renowned researcher Don Francis is in final testing. The Plague could be over - but the gay and scientific establishments are utterly unenthused.
Staff changes at the SF Weekly
The squalor and acrimony of the lives of a couple of hard-drinking retirees are dwarfed by the avarice that their celebrity has inspired in others