Professor Stanley Krippner is an impossible man to pigeonhole. He's nearly impossible to encapsulate in a single cover story. Well, we did our best. But, we acknowledge, we've only scratched the surface of his life and work. On a milder note, we also left out a cartload of mind-blowing anecdotes. Kr ... More >>
Christopher VictorioPaul McCartney July 10, 2010@AT&T Park Better than: Any live performance of Beatles songs by anyone alive. In between "woooos," "yeeee-hawws," "yay-yeahs," other assorted exclamatory noises, and turns gleefully thrusting his guitar or bass skyward, an energized Paul McCa ... More >>
For those who lived through it, it's hard to believe that, come Oct. 17, it'll be 20 years since sportscaster Al Michaels shouted "Tell ya what, we're having an earth...", triggering a massive earthquake that devastated the Bay Area. While professional journalism critics loathe the anniversar ... More >>
The last time Greg Shenkman took a turn in the national spotlight it ended awkwardly -- during a 60 Minutes profile of the San Francisco CEO's workaholic lifestyle, a mishap during his demonstration of how he watches the business ticker, scans e-mails, and answers the phone while in the shower resul ... More >>
Whew! Tinseltown's go-to graphic novel guy didn't ruin Watchmen. But he doesn't get it, either.
Tom Cruise plots to kill Hitler in his latest impossible mission.
Dueling divas and Dr. Strangelove.
Wednesday, August 16, 2006
A Salvadoran boy awaits the birthday that renders him a warrior
The role of oil in U.S. policy: A new documentary goes behind the headlines
Stealth aims low but hits its mark
A Russian revolutionary returns
There are bargains in comestibles as well as collectibles to be had at these Sunday markets
Week of September 3, 2003
Russia's DJ Vadim promotes international openness and spartan beats
Modern-day torch songs, synth-pop sleaze, and Central Asian electro hybrids
With a new EP and an '80s vibe, Evening becomes eclectic
Mikhail Baryshnikov comes to Berkeley with his adventurous White Oak Dance Project
Lumumba delivers a thrilling, if necessarily simplified, history lesson
The revolution will not be televised, or broadcast, or even relayed via smoke signals.
In the Cold War, the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. saw "remote viewing" as a weapon. What about now?
Censorship Begins at Home, Aww! Dog Bites Blushes, Nursing Home Neglect, On the SFUSD Chain Gang, Informed Faith, Rave Purity
Alan Cranston and George Zimmer devise a bold strategy at the State of the World Forum
In 1995, Golden ADA Inc., a San Francisco diamond-importing firm, collapsed, unveiling an international trail of theft and betrayal that embarrassed San Francisco luminaries involved with the company. Now, newly unsealed court files show that high-level m
The 41st San Francisco International Film Festival
With the advent of new federal welfare rules for elderly immigrants, S.F.'s oldest and poorest are running out of time
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?
A Place With the Pigs probes the hell of inertia; A Moon for the Misbegotten trips on its long-winded sincerity