Media

Arbitrary anachronism

TECHSPLOITATION We listened to 1930s music in the car, pretending we were on a country jaunt in our new automobile. But when we finally...

Our annual guide to everything!

March 29, 2006
Once again, it's time to roll with the Superlist issue. The Guardian's "annual guide to everything," such as every bar with a shuffleboard table...

Feeling everybody up

One of the things I love about that place known fondly as "the Interwebs" is the way it allows researchers to graph things that...

Noise: The Guardian’s new music blog

March 27, 2006
Our SXSW recap and much more.

Spy on yourself

"Wow," my hacker friend Mason breathed as he looked at my computer monitor. "That's really horrendously fucking evil." He was responding to the sight of...

NOISE: SXSW, fantasy softball, part 3

March 22, 2006
OK, I swear, this is it. Enough SXSW, already. We gotta move on. So let's get it out of our system, down on blog,...

The three-year nightmare

March 21, 2006
The air of unreality in Washington, DC, is, well, unreal. On Face the Nation March 19, Vice President Dick Cheney proclaimed that the war...

EDITOR’S NOTES

It still boggles my mind: One of the most significant development issues in years came to a head last week at the City Planning...

Bolivia’s ballot-box revolution

 The timid rays of the sun receded from the Bolivian tropical savannas, bathing the valleys and disappearing behind the Andean mountains, on the afternoon...

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December 11, 2005
DO NEW MEDIA move more quickly? The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's media arts curator, Benjamin Weil, will officially resign Sept. 3. Starting...

Glamorous disease

 DO YOU LIKE  to celebrate Christmas? Do television commercials fill you with desire for the products advertised? Do you wear gender-appropriate clothing and hairstyles?...

Army of glum

September 29, 2005
Battlefield 2 (Electronic Arts)

Cruisin’ for a bruisin’

September 29, 2005
EVER SINCE THAT fateful day on the family farm when our stud calf Beauregard threw me from his back and rammed me several...

So much flesh, so little personality

Madonna. At Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, Monday, July 20th. During the encores of the first of her two spectacular shows at Shoreline Amphitheatre last week,...

SF’s economic future

Sometime early this spring, while most of Washington, D.C. was watching the cherry trees bloom and thinking about the impending Iran-contra hearings, a few...

Seven months late, mainstream media discovers school asbestos problem

A little known group of teachers, union representatives and parents of school children called the Asbestos Council, has met twice a month since its...