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The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle on his first novel, unreliable narrators, and the joys of getting real mail

September 26, 2014
John Darnielle’s brain seems like it runs at just a slightly higher RPM than other people’s.One could get this impression from listening to the...

Flooding the streets

Climate movement's big day raises hopes and questions

The Breeders barrel on

With a slew of solo work under her belt and new full-band songs on the way, Kim Deal slows down for no one

Brunch o’clock

TABLEHOPPING Ready to add some new bodacious brunch options to your rotation o' haunts? Let's do this.

The Fourth of July: Remembering the good old days in Rock Rapids, Iowa

July 3, 2014
By Bruce B. Brugmann(Note: In July of 1972, when the Bay Guardian was short a Fourth of July story, I sat down and cranked...

Shrimp Boy denied bail

June 11, 2014
Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, who has a criminal history in Chinese gangs and was indicted along with Sen. Leland Yee and a slew of...

Psychic Dream Astrology: June 11-17, 2014

June 10, 2014
June 11-17, 2014 Err on the side of caution with communications and plan making this week, as Mercury continues its retrograde motion.ARIESMarch 21-April 19Patience...

Two views of the waterfront

Controversial developments proposed for Port of San Francisco property trigger public debate about who should control the city's valuable edge

Film Listings: April 16 – 22, 2014

April 15, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Crowdfunding real-estate: A tool to combat displacement or another nail in the coffin?

April 10, 2014
A key provision in the JOBS Act, a legislative package signed into law by President Obama in April of 2012, was hailed as a...

Film Listings: April 9 – 15, 2014

April 8, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Film Listings: April 2 – 8, 2014

April 1, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Cap and frown

SFUSD considers allowing hats in schools, ending a policy discouraging cultural indicators

Film Listings: March 26 – April 1, 2014

March 25, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Teen dystopian drama! Sex addicts! Muppets! Yep, it’s new movie time

So many new movies this week to choose from, film fans! Better just cancel all your plans, and also any notions you had about...

Film Listings: March 19 – 25, 2014

March 18, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Psychic Dream Astrology: Feb 12-18, 2014

February 12, 2014
Mercury is Retrograde this week. Make allowances for misunderstandings through the 28th. ARIESMarch 21-April 19The thing that gives your sign a bad reputation is that...

Broken bodies, broken lives

Lax rideshare regulations put drivers, passengers, and pedestrians at risk

Teen dream machine

THE YEAR IN MUSIC: Teen girls (and fierce young women) rocked the world in 2013

Go team!

Cat suits, dance routines, bowling: the best games for groups

And joysticks for all

All hail Dominique Pamplemousse! A growing movement -- spurred by gatherings like QGCon and GaymerX -- rallies for diversity in video games.

Psychic Dream Astrology: September 18 – 24, 2013

September 17, 2013
Psychic Dream AstrologySept. 18-24, 2013ARIESMarch 21-April 19You've gotta let go, Aries. There's being strong willed, and then there's being daft, and you know which...

Hormone replacement therapy and video games: Anna Anthropy talks Dy5phoria

Video games go to alien worlds all the time, but rarely have they explored a transgender person's identity until Dys4ia. The 2012 Adobe Flash...

Not for sale

Richmond to seize hundreds of mortgage loans from banks to revive its communities