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10/3/2017

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

10/2/2017

  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
1/30/2015

  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
1/29/2015

  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»

2/11/2014

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»

1/28/2014

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»

1/20/2014

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

1/17/2014

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.
1/14/2014

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

1/14/2014

Ripper, by Isabel Allende One-... More»

12/31/2013

This was a great year for the Bay Area lit scene! in no particular order, our very favorites: 1.... More»

12/19/2013

It is an extraordinarily gorgeous day in Golden Gate Park, all soft greens and sun-dappled clearings and sweetly chirping birds. A man... More»