By SONNY SMITH [Editor's note: Perhaps you noticed that the new album from Sonny and the Sunsets, which we wrote about in print last week and comes out today, is called Antenna to the Afterworld. Given that the afterlife, aliens, and other paranormal subjects figure heavily into the music, it's not ... More >>
A church that celebrates Darwin? How highly evolvedIt was former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli who asked "Is man an ape or an angel? I, my lord, am on the side of the angels." Yes, that's where that expression originates. Lesser known still is that this was Disraeli's artful way of saying ... More >>
Night Watch heralds the invasion of the Russian fantasy blockbuster
Intelligent Design meets masturbation at the Lone Palm
It's hard to take a place called Café Gratitude seriously, but the food is seriously good
The son of a Jewish mother and an Arab father must choose sides
A plan to split California from the United States. And it's serious. Maybe.
Nicole Kidman falls in love with a 10-year-old boy ... sorry, her dead husband
Two Berkeley exhibitions follow Buddhism around the world
A fascinating graphic novel about growing up during Iran's Islamic Revolution
Week of April 10, 2002
Pulling the Plug on Electric Cars; Hypocrisy, Pro and Con; God, More Letters
God and Science; Potshot or Put-on? You Decide.; Dancing Around the Issue
A provocative theory called "intelligent design" claims evolution is hogwash. But it's not the usual religious zealots leading the latest attack on Darwin. It's scientists and professors at Cal.
Chico DeBarge and the search for a new Marvin Gaye