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Gamer: Sony PlayStation Vita top picks (and games to skip)

Read Peter Galvin's review of the Sony PlayStation Vita in this week's Gamer column.Most of the Vita's launch games exist to show off what...

What to Read: ‘SoMa’ by Kemble Scott

“Everyone you meet here in San Francisco has some anecdote about 'the wild night I ended up in SoMa,’” author Kemble Scott said back...

Queer and boning in Las Vegas

San Francisco adult stars storm the red carpet at the AVN Awards, a.k.a. the 'Oscars of porn'

Silver Swans

On the Rise: Seasoned SF musicians lay claim to chilly synth with Forever

The bottom of the top

YEAR IN GAMER 2011: It's only when you approach the bottom half of a video game critic's top 10 that the real debate begins

The new (open) world order

YEAR IN GAMER 2011: Red Dead Redemption dominated, but Elder Scrolls vs. Skyrim dazzled and Mineshaft's open world was wondrous

Combat fatigue

Battlefield 3 offers an immersive multiplayer war experience. Shame about the story mission, though.

Boo ya!

HALLOWEEN 2011: Our spooky, kooky, altogether ookie roundup of Halloween events to die for

Events Listings: Halloween edition

culture@sfbg.comHell's bells, our very own high unholy day approaches — and the fact that Halloween's on a Monday this year means an entire weekend...

Events Listings: Halloween edition

culture@sfbg.comHell's bells, our very own high unholy day approaches — and the fact that Halloween's on a Monday this year means an entire weekend...

Events Listings: Halloween edition

culture@sfbg.comHell's bells, our very own high unholy day approaches — and the fact that Halloween's on a Monday this year means an entire weekend...

Trash Lit: Demon hunting with John Wayne Cleaver

I Don’t Want to Kill You, By Dan WellsTor, 320 pages, $11.95One of the reviews on the back of this book says that “regardless...

Reprogramming the hardware

The Glowing Stars want you to make chiptune music, too.

The Duke abides: Gamer takes on “Duke Nukem Forever”

Duke Nukem ForeverXbox 360, PS3, PC(3D Realms / Triptych Games / Gearbox Software / 2K Games)Duke Nukem Forever is an exploration of myth and...

Gamer road trip: E3 report!

Hyped at E3, first-person shooterBioShock Infinite will be released in 2012.

Facing the right way

LA Noir impresses with expressions

Gamer: does the dismal “Homefront” have a silver lining?

Can Homefront’s failures inspire change in the game industry?I’m almost reluctant to add to the media blitz that first-person shooter Homefront (now available) was...

Mighty real

New GLBT History Museum brings "Our Vast Queer Past" to light.

“My girlfriend is a hacker”: Inside the EFF party

On our way to the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s 21st Birthday party, my programmer friend explained to me why, if it weren’t for the work...

The prop. 8 hearing

Watching the hearing was a couple of hours well spent; it's not often that you get to see an actual live oral argument before...

Don’t stop this crazy thing

Ninja Tune XX traces Coldcut's path through decades of sampledelia

War — what is it good for? Video games!

Medal of Honor tackles contemporary warfare, beards and all

Our Weekly Picks: September 8-14, 2010

WEDNESDAY 8 DANCEProject Thrust Many might think the bigger the bust, the better. But when it comes to the female body, shit gets complicated....