The Internet's been abuzz these past few days over a newly issued, 200-page report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations about the viability of insects as a food source. The report points out that enthomophagy (the consumption of insects by humans) is practiced by approxim ... More >>
St. Vincent tUnE-yArDs Tuesday, April 24, 2012 The Fox Theater, Oakland Better than: Tim Burton meets Bobby McFerrin meets Slash meets strobe-induced seizure. Whereas Monday night's live score by tUnE-yArDs at the Castro Theatre was somewhat restrained, front woman Merrill Garbus let loose for her ... More >>
lacasavictoria via Flickr Congress has priorities Bipartisan spirit is alive and well today, folks. Maybe it was a recent viewing of the most popular movie in America right now -- The Lion King -- that made SB 769 such a no-brainer for state politicians. Governor Jerry Brown announced today th ... More >>
JackpotBack in 1994, The Lion King's Simba gave his competitors fair warning via song -- "I'm gonna be a mighty king, so enemies beware" -- but that didn't stop Moneyball from dominating San Francisco's box office this weekend. In fact, you could say it was a home run for the Oakland A's baseball ... More >>
Alex HochmanThis is the neatest your dinner will look all night.As parents, we're constantly begging our children to be more hands on. We get all exultant over the Zeum or the Exploratorium because they're hands on museums. We peer over our iPhone screens to yell at the kids to turn off the t ... More >>
Alain Resnais does his carrot-topped muse no favors.
Tim Burton's Wonderland is not nearly curiouser and curiouser enough.
A look inside the grandiose cinematic dreams -- and genuine transcendent joy -- at Voice of Pentecost Church