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4/2/2012

Master memoirist Anne Lamott is back with, yes, another memoir, this one about the out-of-wedlock birth of her first grandchild by her 19-year-old son Sam,... More»

4/2/2012

Oakland’s Gift of Gab is an uncommonly spiritual rapper in a musical milieu that has more rap about gats than God. And yet, over the course of 18... More»

4/2/2012

Humphry Slocombe sells fantastic ice cream. The marketing smarts of Sean Vahey and the culinary brilliance of Jake Godby, a former Coi... More»

4/2/2012

Clint Eastwood did it in a 1979 film; MythBusters deemed it logistically possible in 2003; and now, Lost creator J.J. Abrams is giving the concept... More»

4/2/2012

Perhaps, though, with a new onslaught of girly swagger flowing from the likes of Kreayshawn, Thee Satisfaction, and Azaelia Banks (just to name a few), the... More»

3/30/2012

An MC waves his hands in Indio Valley, and it rains concerts in the Bay Area. That’s because performers at the West Coast’s premier music... More»

3/30/2012

If it weren’t for Buckminster Fuller, campers would probably still be sleeping in pup tents, not unlike the ones you made with sheets as a kid in your... More»

3/30/2012

The 55th San Francisco International Film Festival soon will be upon us, and an early survey of the lineup gives the usual giddy anticipation: Too. Much.... More»

3/23/2012

Bay Area husband-and-wife documentarians Jon Shenk and Bonni Cohen (Lost Boys of Sudan, The Rape of Europa) don’t see themselves as... More»

3/22/2012

Unless you live under a rock, you’re probably aware that 1) The Hunger Games movie opens this weekend, and 2) it is based on a book by the... More»

3/19/2012

Brooklyn-based actor and author Mike Daisey has been taking some heat in the news for his monologue The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs. After This... More»

3/19/2012

We are proud to announce that Emily Kaiser Thelin has been nominated for a James Beard Journalism award for her profile on Sam Mogannam and Bi-Rite Market... More»