One of the conventional criticisms of President Obama's first term was that he failed to live up to the "Hope!" and "Change!" rhetoric on which he campaigned in 2008. Many Obama supporters, even ones who concede this point, defended him by stressing the partisan gridlock and the key policies the pre ... More >>
So, it seems some suits someplace are all worked up at the political opinions of Mr. Hank Williams, Jr. Good for him. Moments like this are why we need a Hank Williams, Jr. Just to be clear, he's the middle (and middle-aged) Hank Williams, the one with the Muppet beard, the one who has never cro ... More >>
Updated at 3:00 p.m: Someone purporting to be KSFO has responded to this piece with this thoughtful Tweet: Original Post: One terrible truth of life is that on occasion talk-radio listeners wander out of earshot and languish momentarily without anyone telling them what they should b ... More >>
We're not exactly unaccustomed to paranoid political thinking in the pages of our rival weekly here in San Francisco. But the journos at the Bay Guardian have taken their conspiracy theories to new levels -- and depicted them in bolder-than-ever graphics -- in this week's issue.Appearing alongside a ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Flickr's Nigulat: Bruce Springsteen October 25, 2007 Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA Better than: John Mellencamp Download: John Stewart Dancing with Springsteen Truly the biggest sign that arena rock is long dead and gone is the fact that you can no longer find lighters with adjustab ... More >>
Nas and the right wing vie for the heart of hip hop
The USS Iowa was once considered a lock as a San Francisco tourist attraction. So why is the historic warship rusting in Suisun Bay?
M. Ward creates a Post-War state
Week of Wednesday, August 2, 2006
He adored beatniks, trolled the streets of North Beach in a beret, and was once Timothy Leary's gatekeeper, and now he packs a gun.
At the Arizona border, Infiltrator checks in with Americans who help the government look for illegal aliens
Artists with disabilities -- and attitude
Ah, to be young and Republican at Cal