Text Men

Jonathan Lethem and Daniel Handler are extraordinarily peculiar human beings and members of the contemporary author super-league that's devoted to writing smart, engaging books…

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Be There and Be Square

What do paper planes, sewers, and blood have in common? Not a lot, under normal circumstances. However, all three topics are covered for 18-21…

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Calling All Dick-Heads

San Francisco is no stranger to festivals involving dicks, but those who’ve grown wary of seeing every Tom’s Harry will be delighted to hear…

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It's a Trip

Erik Davis is one of those West Coast mystical intellectuals trading in technology, myth, mysticism, magik, spirituality, and Wired — he also has a…

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Just Before It All Went Kablooey

Modern society is so intractably fucked that it's a fair question whether we still need the dystopian novel. Many of the most despairing science…

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