It's Thursday! Time to slack off at work and watch the clock like a fiend. Avert your eyes for a moment and consider this week's roster of parties. A tangential benefit is that you might fool your coworkers into believing you're actually doing something useful. But who says you aren't? After all, pa ... More >>
Long celebrated as one of the greatest tenor players in the history of jazz, saxophone colossus Sonny Rollins has been refining the art of creative improvisation for almost seven decades. A precocious youth growing up in Harlem during the golden age of jazz, a teenage Rollins led a band that include ... More >>
Eugene Mirmanâ€‹Daniel Handler, Larry Doyle, Marc Maron, and Eugene Mirman on You're a Horrible Person, But I Like You: The Believer Book of Advice @ The Jewish Community Center A book with the title You're a Horrible Person, But I Like You: The Believer Book of Advice implies certain things. Namel ... More >>
Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond. Not so yummy: Yesterday GraceAnn Walden did a Brett Favre on the Yummy Letter, only instead of Walden deciding to retire, its was the Yummy Letter that retired on her. Publisher Susan Dyer Reynolds delivered the grim news about the foodie ... More >>
We look back on the big news stories of 2006 and ask the tough question: Are you an apologist for the year that was?
Some working moms face job discrimination, while others encounter barriers to success. They're all potential activists for the new grass-roots group, MomsRising.
A money-laundering scandal may have helped bring down former Secretary of State Kevin Shelley. But indicted political maven Julie Lee stands to pay the ultimate price.
Types of Wood
Anti-cult crusader Ford Greene and the town of San Anselmo are staging a nasty public fight over Greene's strident anti-Bush political signs. But is that an old religious enemy we see behind the curtain?
Talking to Moebius Rex's Matt Ness in the first ever "Ask a Music Blogger"
There are ways to return the film festival to prominence that don't entail going to Hollywood
The multitalented MC/turntablist J-Live pays a rare visit from NYC; S.F. house fixtures Miguel Migs and Julius Papp get you "Salted."
A course that explains how to celebrate and dispose of a dead loved one at home seems creepy. And then interesting. And then as natural as death itself.
Clay Seibert's done 7,000 cute little sketches of houses listed for sale on real estate fliers. Yeah, 7000.
Out of financial and creative bankruptcy, Marvel Comics is mighty once more
Journalists are playing into the hands of George Bush when they unthinkingly insist that everything is different since Sept. 11
Corporate cover bands play psychologist -- and "Mustang Sally" -- as times get tough
S.F. Film and Video Arts Commission; Rodney Ascher
It took four years for Blackalicious to make its second album. It's been worth the wait.
If you like monstrous cost escalation, you'll love Don Todd Associates, whose mutating consulting agreements typify the city's horrifying contracting problems
Wherein a handful of politicos, a party that's trying not to be a laughingstock, and the singer in a '70s disco cover band unite to rewrite San Francisco politics or try to, anyway
So many San Franciscans live in cars, vans, campers, and buses that the city wants to create a "vehicular community" where they could legally park. But if we build it, will the "houseless" come?
Gorbachev Foundation prez Jim Garrison has something special in mind for San Francisco in September, an international palaver at the Fairmont Hotel. After that, a seat for himself in the U.S. Senate. And then, who knows? Chancellor of the world?
The foundering Nose snorts Editor Jack Boulware out of a gig