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  There are many reasons to love Looking—HBO's half-hour dramedy about a group of thirtysomething gay men in San Francisco... More»

Actors Raúl Castillo and Jonathan Groff

  Last night, the second season of HBO's Looking premiered at the Castro Theater to a—no surprise—packed house. Though the... More»

the interview

  James Franco and Seth Rogen’s film The Interview had what you might call a... More»


  Actor Kristian Nairn plays Hodor on the HBO series Game of Thrones. Because we live in a universe of majesty and wonder, he's... More»


  Palo Alto, the film directed by Gia Coppola and starring actor James Franco, based on his book of the same name,... More»

The Waldo Tunnel.

  The plan to rename the North Bay's Waldo Tunnel after Robin Williams is now one step closer to reality, as Marin assemblymember Mark Levine... More»

Kinky boots

  This month, the Orpheum hosts drag queens in very high heels. No, Trannyshack isn't headed to Broadway. It's Kinky Boots, the Tony award-... More»

Drapetomania: Grupo Antillano and the Art of Afro-Cuba

  After six months of construction, the remodeled Museum of the African Diaspora is reopening in SoMa this week—and from the looks of... More»


  If you want to close a few blocks in the Tenderloin so your down-on-his-luck superhero can brood in the rain, you have to go through the San... More»


  It's the holidays in San Francisco. Giant snowflakes decorate Market Street, a non-denominational tree will soon sprout at City Hall, and... More»