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Brain teaser

September 23, 2014

Proud nerd comedian Dhaya Lakshminarayanan pokes fun at her people

All the buzz: a report from CoffeeCon San Francisco

August 4, 2014
Whether your caffeinated allegiances lie with Blue Bottle, Four Barrel, or a non-coffee drink, CoffeeCon San Francisco offered something to appeal to everyone’s cravings...

More reviews from the SF Jewish Film Festival

July 23, 2014
If Instagram is anything to go by (read: it’s not), anyone can make a short film — just slap a filter on it and...

Scare and scare alike: zombies, maggots, and more at ‘BAASICS.5: Monsters’

July 21, 2014
“We stopped checking for monsters under our beds when we realized they were inside us,” reads a quote often misattributed to the Joker in...

Live Shots: Phono del Sol 2014

July 14, 2014
So, what did you get up to on Saturday?From an abundance of flamingo decorations to the sight of skateboarders with a penchant for performing...

Inspiring doc ‘Keeper of the Beat: A Woman’s Journey into the Heart of Drumming’ airs on KQED

July 3, 2014
“I would get the comment ‘Gosh, you play really good for a girl,’” Barbara Borden admits in the introduction of Keeper of the Beat,...

Wax on: a journey into the new Madame Tussauds San Francisco

June 30, 2014
You probably won’t win any staring contests inside the new Madame Tussauds that opened June 26 at Fisherman’s Wharf. (Besides, I wouldn’t recommend holding...

Comedy without limits means ‘No Happy Endings’ for SF’s Granny Cart Gangstas

June 26, 2014
Sexy granny panties? Up-and-coming San Francisco comedy troupe Granny Cart Gangstas recently proved this isn’t an oxymoron. Taking a cue from the Kids in...