MC Taylor and Scott Hirsch fronted San Francisco's The Court and Spark, a well regarded, if enigmatic, band that confounded critics with a blend of rock, country, and ambient instrumental textures. When the band ran its course, Taylor moved to North Carolina to attend the University of North Carolin ... More >>
Smart girls More women than men are getting their college degrees, but all that time they spend studying means less time for primping.At least, that's what Newsweek and The Daily Beast would have us think after releasing their "Most Beautiful" list.This fear of being surrounded by unsightly coeds ... More >>
A phony dermatologist misdiagnosed patients and stuck them with needles. It took four years for the medical board to figure it out.
He had no license to practice medicine in California or the United States, and no affiliation with the University of California, San Francisco, as he claimed. But 66-year-old Timothy Andersson (who also went by Dr. Tanweer Ahmad Syed) saw scores of patients in ... More >>
Computer NERDS appear to have won in the end, Ogre Every couple of months, it seems to happen. No, we're not talking about Oakland Raiders victories (though we bet that'll be an accurate assessment). Yet another obscure former college football player has graduated from football to the full court ... More >>
A transgender Stanford grad and his colleague are set to open the first-ever law center for transgender issues
Coup de Mardi Gras: A North Carolina town turns the world upside down with its carnival of the grotesque
Brian Fraser and Chris Palmatier have an avant-rock band called Brian and Chris. Everything else is more complex.
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Taking the Sierra Club's helm, boy wonder Adam Werbach confronts more than his own inexperience