The Exhibitionist

Dispatches from Sketchfest 2019: Vol. I

Shhhh! Don’t Tell By its nature, immersive theatre thrives on the unexpected.…

Fort Mason Is Really Two Institutions in One

Unlike nearby Fort Point, which was militarily obsolete almost from the moment…

Isabella Rossellini’s Entire Life Is a Zoo

Seeing Isabella Rossellini, looking well-coiffed and elegantly dressed in a white blouse and…

Lord of the Dance Moves in Paradise Square

In hindsight, it now looks inevitable that the influence of pap TV…

Check Out This Model of S.F. No One’s Seen IRL Since 1942

Cartophiles, here is your new god.  If you thought San Francisco was…

Sketchfest Special Guest: Janet Varney

If you see Janet Varney dashing madly around San Francisco over the…

Protect Your Neck: Paul F. Tompkins and John Hodgman

John Hodgman may live in the same city as one of the…

The Delightfully Difficult Julie Klausner

Julie Klausner may be unemployed, but that doesn’t mean she isn’t getting…

Schitt’s Creek: A Podunk Paradise

In times of fear and turmoil, we all need somewhere to hide.…

Margo Hall’s Learning Curve

Most of us have to invent our own personal mythologies to feel…