Examiner Gets a New Web Site

San Francisco daily The Examiner got a new Web site today and it's about time. The somber gray, black and red color scheme just…

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Detox for Dummies

Rehab, sweet rehab. Last resort of the alcoholic, the drug addict, and the would-be suicide. Free room and board, lots of tender loving care,…

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Way After the Revolution

Directed by Regis Wargnier. Screenplay by Roustam Ibraguimbek, Serguei Bodrov, Louis Gardel, and Regis Wargnier. Starring Sandrine Bonnaire, Oleg Menchikov, Serguei Bodrov Jr., and…

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Fading Glory

Once upon a time, back in the days of Jello Biafra, Steve Silver, and the Giants-A's World Series, Stars was the liveliest show in…

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Weekday Getaway

Among the many, many, many, many, many, many fantasies I've entertained myself with over the years — perhaps too many, now that I think…

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The Sol Shank Redemption

Why is Charlie Varon's new solo show called The People's Violin? It's about a neurotic, narcissistic Jew approaching middle age who decides to film…

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Pimpernel and The Homecoming

The Scarlet Pimpernel Not a note of Frank Wildhorn's music, not a word of Nan Knighton's banal lyrics, has an iota of creativity or…

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