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Volume 40 Number 29

Apr. 19 – Apr. 25, 2006

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The Village Voice meltdown continues

More on how the guys from Phoenix are screwing up the nation's oldest alt-weekly

Full Film Festival Coverage

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Sweet squares

SUPER EGO Hi, sexy. I'm a bored robot. I'm doin' the strobe-lit worm on linoleum irony. I'm freakin' worn poses in the mirror of...

The 49er

The San Francisco International Film Festival turns a corner before turning 50

Singin’ in the watermelon juice

This year's SFIFF revives the movie musical -- for better and worse

Headbanger’s a ball

Canadian doc Metal honors the metal gods

Hit by the mystery train

Sarah Watt animates death and dramatizes life with Look Both Ways

Occult classic

Tapping into the magic of Harry Smith

After the Revolution

In Regular Lovers, it's 1968 all over again

Mapping The Descent

Seeking scream therapy at the festival? Search no further

Tsai me up, Tsai me down

Ode to The Wayward Cloud

Week one

Critics' short takes on the first week of SFIFF films

The L word: Lesley

I hear car horns behind the voice of Lesley Gore on the phone, which makes sense, since the woman who sang "It's My Party"...

Come in from the cold

Local songsters Michael Talbott and the Wolfkings howl slowly, sweetly

Rankin’ Reykjavik

› kimberly@sfbg.com SONIC REDUCER I love the fact that whenever you leave this country, you immediately come to the discomfiting realization that ... you're...

Tossing the bone

› le_chicken_farmer@yahoo.com CHEAP EATS Crawdad de la Cooter has a new squeeze. I called him up and said, "Hey, man, let's go eat,...

A Twinkie defense?

› paulr@sfbg.com A question too seldom pondered in these parts might be put as follows: Do twinkies eat Twinkies? The latter, of course, is...

The burger hopper

› paulr@sfbg.com The hamburger has a certain Zelig quality in America: It turns up all over the place, in guises high and low,...

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April 19-25AriesMarch 21-April 19Every once in a while, we enjoy peeping a bout of WrestleMania on the ol’ tube. While watching muscley long-hairs body-slam...

Sleep-deprived video game maniacs

› testme@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION A bunch of Belgian neuroscientists finally figured out a way to turn spring break into an article for Proceedings of...

One percent solution

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Readers: The column about the young woman who ceased having sex with her boyfriend after being terrified (not...