Steve Reich's memorial composition WTC 9/11 -- out tomorrow, Sept. 20, on Nonesuch -- starts with the ferocious beeping of a phone left off the hook, doubled by David Harrington, violinist of the Kronos Quartet. Layers of strings pile on, and then: "They came from Boston - Goin' to L.A. - an ... More >>
Or was it?The details may vary, but the premise behind almost all the 9/11-conspiracy films this weekend is roughly the same: Government investigations such as the 9-11 Commission report are inadequate and may be covering up other details.
Beyond that, theories vary, and the Northern California ... More >>
Composer Steve Reich has retracted the artwork for his new album WTC 9/11, which is scheduled for release this September. The original cover art featured Masatomo Kuriya's infamous photograph of the second plane flying into the World Trade Center on 11 September, 2001. The photo was darkened ... More >>
Natural born AmericanThis summer, anti-Obama protesters have showed up at the president's town-hall addresses on health-care reform with signs pushing the "birther" conspiracy theory, which asserts that Obama's presidency is illegitimate since he was born abroad.
Last weekend, White House "gree ... More >>
An e-mail promoting a festival of 9/11 Truther conspiracy theory films was sent today to perhaps hundreds of members of the Bay Area media by one of the city's most respected cinematic promoters, Karen Larsen of Larsen Associates. On the e-missive, a surprising number of respected B ... More >>
In plotting to arrest Rudy Giuliani, 9/11 truthers may finally have found a way to make Bay Area folk sympathetic to the manA none-too-imaginatively named group calling itself the "March 24th Committee to Arrest Giuliani" sent out press releases confirming its plan to ... arrest Rudy Giuliani! Guess ... More >>
Tony Fitzpatrick, an S.F.-based engineer and world-renowned authority on tall buildings, says the most reasonable response to the World Trade Center disaster is also one of the simplest: improved fire codes for skyscrapers