We didn't realize how much we wished we could drink at Moe's, eat a Krusty Burger, visit the Duff Brewery, get a Squishee at the Kwik-E-Mart, and have all manner of Simpsons adventures until we read on Eater this morning that Universal Studios plans to open a real-life Springfield this summer. There ... More >>
Would you want this thing on your doorstep?Boys who grew up with Terminator action figures may have wanted to look like Arnold Schwarzenegger one day -- all steroid-pumped with chick-magnet muscles. But according to the Examiner's creation a Schwarzenegger baby is a mom's worst nightmare -- ... More >>
A fund-raising 'Rock Star'?Heading into today's Gavin Newsom "New Direction for California" fund-raiser at the Palace Hotel -- when plenty of folks will shell out good money to San Francisco's gubernatorial candidate and erstwhile mayor -- it's worth taking a look at who has already ponied up the bi ... More >>
An interview with Valkyrie's star and director, Tom Cruise and Bryan Singer.
George Clooney's ode to screwball comedies of yore is sooooo close. But yet.
It was officially announced today that Jay-Z will be releasing a new album November 6. Titled American Gangster, the upcoming release is inspired by Ridley Scott's upcoming film of the same name, which stars Denzel Washington as 1970's Harlem drug baron Frank Lucas. I've always waited for the day Ja ... More >>
Every Tuesday, Josh from Creep Machine posts for the SF Weekly culture blog "All Shook Down". Hit it, Josh. -d2 Scott Campbell - "Showdowns" series 2 Scott is an artist out of San Francisco, and works primarily in watercolor. This print set is form the Crazy4Cult show that went down at the Gallery ... More >>
Steve Martin's May-December romance turns unseasonably cold
New releases available this week
Bogdanovich works out his demons on Citizen Hearst
The man who created Josie and the Pussycats can't understand why his girls don't belong to him
Or: How do you bring a comic book to life without killing a superhero?
A major label recording contract. Big-name producers. Lazy nights in the Jacuzzi. San Francisco's Creeper Lagoon has got it made, right? Not exactly.
Three sports clothing companies are sponsoring contests that encourage surfers to ride the 60-foot waves at Maverick's Point. Someone may be encouraged to death.
How Alfred Hitchcock wove his disturbing thriller into the streets of San Francisco -- and how a pair of obsessive archivists brought it back to luminescent life