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Volume 43 Number 14

He’s not Michael Cera

And George Watsky doesn't need a fucking MC name

Prophet sees

Chuck Prophet looks into the new year. Plus: the most-intriguing reader top 10 list, Les Claypool, and more


The Year in Film 2008: A year of living dude-tastically, bro

Don’t look back

The Year in Film 2008: Movies that saw hard times coming

Top tendencies

The Year in Film 2008: Signs of life (and a death) in American cinema

Pop hope

The Year in Film 2008: Politics as entertainment --shot by shot, shoe, or screen

Reel leaders

The Year in Film 2008: Top flick picks from critics and filmmakers

Tuneless, yet tempting

The Year in Film 2008: Assessing the year's mu-suck-als

Play it again

The Year in Film 2008: Notable releases kept our Blu-Rays less than blue

Horrible! Overlooked! Best!

The Year in Film 2008: A Guardian critic counts down his hours in the dark

Is that your final answer?

The Year in Film 2008: Slumdog Millionaire explores class and corruption

Anchor and Hope

A brotherhood of fish at one of the more architecturally compelling restaurants in the city

The Year in Film 2008

Our critics reflect on the cinema that was (and possibly will be).

Volume 43 Number 14 Flip-through Edition

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Driving home in tears, as usual

New news, old year

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Readers: It's been a crappy but interesting year in sex news, which, when you really think about it, could describe just about any...

Mayor Newsom’s YouTube hypocrisy

It appears the mayor just doesn't want anyone to see the sausage he's making

Reinventing journalism

The traditional media is in a tailspin, but can a new generation of visionaries revive the watchdog press?

Unsteady ground

Lennar, liquefaction and other related meltdowns

Waning wildlife

Green City: Bay Area wildlife is already being negatively affected by a warmer world

The next board president

Our clear choice for the crucial position is ...

Editor’s Notes

In the hope of a 2009 we can all be proud of, here are some things I would like to see other people do

Short and sweet

Joe Goode Performance Group's small experiments in song and dance


Abbreviated Afrobeat-soul-funk jams