Just like the gay community celebrated the president's newfound support for same-sex marriage last month, the immigrant community is now rejoicing in today's news that President Barack Obama would temporarily halt deportations of some immigrant youngsters.It's a remarkable feat for the hundreds of t ... More >>
Hedy Lamarr may be best remembered as the glamorous, scandal-plagued star of such hits as White Cargo and Samson and Delilah.
But there's a largely forgotten aspect to Lamarr's life that's much more compelling: The Austrian-born actress, alongside avant-garde composer George Antheil, invented what ... More >>
John Cameron MitchellThere's a scene in the seminal rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch in which Hedwig, as a young boy growing up in East Berlin, shows how he used to lie with his head in the oven, listening to the likes of Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, and David Bowie on the American Armed Forces ... More >>
It's never not a good day for cats on the Internet, but today is a particular boon for that post-cinco de Mayo hangover. (Also, we have a contractual obligation to report on everything Brandon McCartney does.) Ladies and gentlemen, meet Keke:Lil B adopted this she-beast at least a year ago, but ... More >>
About to create a furor again. The leader of the Bay Area Nationalist Anarchists, the white nationalist group that got beat down by black bloc anarchists at an immigrant rights march last year, will join the right-wing furor over Sharia law by burning a Koran on Friday at a to-be-disclosed locati ... More >>
Christopher VictorioRoger Waters performed The Wall at Oracle Arena Friday night.Roger Waters' 'The Wall'
December 3, 2010@ Oracle Arena
Better than: A hippie-dippy stoner protest.
We don't need no education
We don't need no thought control
We sang the anthem as school kids. In bong-fuele ... More >>
Taylor FriedmanRomeo de Fernandez, 91, survived the Bataan death march. But now, he says, his own government is shortchanging him.Philippines-born Romeo R. de Fernandez, 91, served in the United States military and defended Manila during World War II. In 1942, the Japanese Imperial Army took him ... More >>
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M.I.A. thrives on misinterpretation. Her debut album, Arular, was named after her Tamil Tiger dad and released in the midst of the War on Terror with a lead track taunting, "I've got the bombs to make you blow." Her antagonistic resolve arrived at a time when ... More >>
Your future drinking accomodations.
I'm just going to say this once - up front - and then I'm going to move on: The furor raised over the Arizona illegal immigrant law is interesting to watch from my queer perch. I understand the outrage. The nerve of one state threatening to restrict the ... More >>
I've had a really busy few weeks, and I haven't been able to catch up on any of the new fall shows yet. So I tried to cram a lot of television in this weekend while writing SF Gov InAction.
Just so you know.
Monday, Oct. 19,
10 a.m. - Public Safety Committee
Somebody has to sa ... More >>