Is this the face of evil?In a recent interview that just so happened to take place on Super Bowl Sunday, Donald Rumsfeld -- who was notoriously regarded as callous during his term as Defense Secretary during George W. Bush's Iraq War -- dropped another "evildoer" reference. But this time he was t ... More >>
What's Sen. McCain thinking? Don't ask. The Senate was unable to stop Sen. John McCain's filibuster of the military authorization bill on Tuesday, which means that -- among other things -- the greatest democracy in the world is unwilling to stop the military from discharging LGBT personnel. Not t ... More >>
Wafaa Bilal @ City Lights Books On March 8, Wafaa Bilal, a professor at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, turned his back into a canvas for our collective conscience. During a 24-hour tattoo session, a borderless map of Iraq was drilled full of dots representing every casualty of the war -- 105,000 ... More >>
Oliver Stone on W. and the president who would be John Wayne.
Errol Morris cuts the Abu Ghraib MPs some slack in Standard Operating Procedure.
The next wave of post-9/11 political films trades sobriety for satire.
How SMC Recordings built an indie rap empire
Bye-bye Holocaust, hello Iraq. Baghdad gets the Benigni treatment.
Sacha Baron Cohen's howlingly funny mockumentary goes looking for America
Week of Wednesday, May 3, 2006
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Michael Moore goes Bushwacking in Fahrenheit 9/11
Did The Battle of Algiers teach the Pentagon tactical lessons?
In which the Zen suds master of the Richmond reveals his secrets
When to take a seat uninvited, open presents, and pick a new party theme
There are some pretty cool videos out there, but you won't see them on MTV
Week of July 9, 2003
There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.
Think that a $680 million Iraq contract is a big deal? You don't know Bechtel.
When these soldiers became writers, the pen became very mighty indeed
Like Law & Order, our column is ripped from the headlines
As the Bush administration scares America witless, San Francisco might offer a model for living well in the shadow of apocalypse
Week of March 26, 2003
Reconnoitering the Military Vehicle Technology Foundation and its 205 military vehicles. In Portola Valley.
Never heard of the Battle of Malplaquet? Then you don't know your Sept. 11 history.
An explosion of federal funding has Bay Area researchers at the forefront of America's counter-terrorism program. Will the money make us safer - or just make science a military secret?
A festival of short plays takes a raw, intelligent look at life beyond the politics in the Middle East
The final installment in the Shotgun Players' protest trilogy
From Iran, a heartbreaker about a child and his family
Heather Graham stars in Committed
Livermore protest is mere theater, but lab's research raises real questions
Independence Day Directed by Roland Emmerich. Starring Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, and Will Smith. Courage Under Fire Directed by Edward Zwick. Starring Denzel Washington and Meg Ryan.