Chris TrewinThe Horrors at Bimbo's 365 Club
September 12, 2011
Bimbo's 365 Club
Better than: The Horrors in 2005.
The problem with watching bands on a Saturday night at Bimbo's 365 Club in North Beach is that a certain portion of the crowd is there by accident. Like drunk, middl ... More >>
Liminal SocietyWhat, exactly, will June 19 taste like? The Liminal Society aims to find out.In The BFG, our second-favorite Roald Dahl book, the plucky little protagonist Sophie, unable to sleep during the predawn "witching hour," spies a stooped bald giant blowing dreams through the windows ... More >>
Fantastic Mr. Fox @ Red Vic
Working with his Life Aquatic co-writer (and The Squid and the Whale director), Noah Baumbach, Wes Anderson has added an existential layer to the protagonist of Roald Dahl's 1970 children's novel, Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Onscreen, Mr. Fox (voiced by George Clooney) is no ... More >>
throw a./YelpLovely for linnerIn Tortaland, size rarely matters, though it is often noted. When we deign to tackle even a relatively tidy, reasonably sized specimen, we're usually reminded of Roald Dahl's The BFG -- how the sweet-hearted title character, by far the smallest giant in Giant Cou ... More >>
An intern in search of a paycheck?
Normally, we give the San Francisco Bay Guardian a hard time about their newspaper, which we find to be more of a left-wing propaganda sheet full of regurgitated stories and knee-jerk diatribes. But we have say, t ... More >>