How a new film vindicates journalist Gary Webb and his work exposing the connection between the CIA and cocaine traffickers
The sci-fi writer visits the Bay Area with two new works
SUPER EGO Awesome Tapes From Africa comes to the Bay Area -- with his awesome African cassettes. Plus more global nightlife flavor this week with Kafana Balkan and D'Marc Cantu.
Ocean acidification tops the annual list of important stories ignored by the mainstream media
The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle on his first novel, unreliable narrators, and the joys of getting real mail
33 1/3, the ultimate record collector's novella series, turns 10
SEX ISSUE Our new sex columnist Krissy Eliot on "sexological bodyworkers," anal massage, and surprising erotic sessions.
Virtual reality porn is coming soon, whether we're ready or not for its many implications
The funkmaestro of Vulfpeck on gaming Spotify, German pronunciation mishaps, and Google search optimization
With a slew of solo work under her belt and new full-band songs on the way, Kim Deal slows down for no one
Officials work to close the digital divide, an inequitable reality even in high-tech SF