Peter Lawrence Kane

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‘Rogue’ party uproar shows tech, journalism’s COVID-19 limits

Promoter's coronavirus illness, ticket sales snafu, viral reporting added to rage about techno event.

Bingeing on dystopia: The politico-cultural decade in review

Foresight is 2020. So what do we make of the fraught and contradictory 2010s, our last chance?

Chatting by cell: ‘Uncuffed’ is a prison podcast for our time

As America deliberates new approaches to criminal justice, inmates at San Quentin and Solano State get their stories out.

Finnish your drinks

Aurora Glögg is a Nordid mulled wine concentrate made by two Finnish-American women — one of whom won MasterChef Finland

Gay Chadian immigrant detained by ICE caught in asylum limbo

Chad just criminalized homosexuality—will US send Oumar, who has lived and worked here for a decade, into danger?

Marina Times editor freaks out about diversity

Attack on the Chron's new food writer reaches peak 'OK Boomer' with incoherent yet riveting Twitter meltdown.

At Dirtybird Campout, chasing summer’s waggling tail-feather

20 years in, SF-based techno label still throws an exceptional festival, 'White Clawdes' and all.

Transgender visions in urgent times

The 22nd Transgender Film Festival comes with supernatural powers and a punk political attitude—right when we need both.

The San Francisco Mint is haunted!

Peaches Christ and Into the Dark's immersive haunted experience Terror Vault has apparently disturbed some ghosts.

Memories of the Ulcer Department

'The San Quentin Project,' an inmate-centered photo exhibit at BAMPFA, complicates assumptions of life at CA’s oldest prison.