"Legitimate Rape," an exhibition of political art that opens tonight at Katherine Cone Gallery, was largely inspired by one particular project. This past April, artist Jill Greenberg shot a film of white men in suits laughing in slow-motion. The film is dramatically lit, making the whites of their s ... More >>
By Chris Gray The passion of Randy Travis has been one of the saddest and most compelling musical dramas of the past year. One of Nashville's most beloved and seemingly mild-mannered singers (now a North Texan) has suddenly gone full-on Johnny Paycheck, brawling in church parking lots, popping out ... More >>
That amusing cardboard cutout of Clint Eastwood, installed by Glassell Park artist Justin Stadel on a San Rafael Hills hiking trail last spring to inspire the cowboy in all of us (and especially freeway commuters on the 2 below), is finally complete: As of this afternoon, according to NBC4, "someo ... More >>
Herbie Hancock Celebrates Peace Hollywood Bowl 8-29-12 Better than...the Republican National Convention. Let's get this out of the way early: I like peace. Obtaining peace and air conditioning are my two highest priorities these days and peace is winning by a mile. I also like pianist Herbie Hanco ... More >>
Guess Alfred Kinsey -- the famous sex researcher who said approximately one out of every ten people is gay -- was right... The National Stonewall Democrats, an LGBT political organization, announced today that 8.15 percent of the delegates at next week's Democratic National Convention in North Caro ... More >>
Over the weekend, folks of all stripes landed in Orlando, Florida for Star Wars Celebration VI, the ultimate Star Wars fan convention that undoubtedly was more fun than the Republican National Convention will be this week. Of course, where there are Star Wars geeks, there are ingenious Star Wars-th ... More >>
Some Republicans might not like abortion for victims of rape unless, you know, it's "legit rape." Likewise some of those on the far-right side of the GOP aren't really big on birth control. Or "sluts" who want to speak out about the right to contraception, for that matter. But don't get us wrong. R ... More >>
Originally published August 28, 1992
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