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  That Office Hour, the provocative new play from Julia Cho that opened at Berkeley Rep Thursday evening,... More»


  “When you make a film, you never quite know what you’re getting into,” Greg Sestero says with a sigh. He... More»


The Berkeley-based writer Robin Sloan’s delightful new novel, ... More»


  Twice, during Paula Vogel’s 1996 play The Mineola Twins, staged by Cutting Ball Theater and now playing at the Tenderloin... More»


  It’s practically impossible to say much about Barbecue, Robert O’Hara’s 2015 production getting its West Coast... More»

James Franco in I Am Michael

  This is the final dispatch in our series of stories from the Sundance Film Festival.    James Franco is by... More»

A shot from Racing Extinction

  At Sundance, director Louie Psihoyos introduces his new movie by asking for a show of hands to see who in the audience has seen The Cove... More»


Episode four of Looking begins almost exactly as the previous one ended, with Patrick and his boss, Kevin (Russell Tovey) at the office, playing... More»


Towards the end of the last episode of Looking, Dom (Murray Bartlett) gives Patrick (Jonathan Groff) a piece of advice: "Stop giving a fuck... More»


Golden Gate Park, daytime. Birds chirping, etc. And lo! Jonathan Groff cuts through the brush like an uncommonly clean looking backpacker, which is... More»


HBO's Looking premieres this Sunday, which means that the early critical reviews are already coming in. We'll freely admit—we're in the... More»

Dunkin' Donuts.

Not since the days of $4 toast has a starch for sale caused so much concern as when... More»