Joshua Rotter

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Joshua Rotter is a contributing writer for 48 Hills. He’s also written for the San Francisco Bay Guardian, SF Weekly, SF Examiner, SF Chronicle, and CNET.

Loving Whitney Houston: Robyn Crawford on their relationship, loyalty, and faith

The writer-producer's new book, 'A Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston' tells the story of their romance and its legacy.

Christopher Coppola finally finishes his ‘Macbeth’

The director adds a Shakespearean twist, turning the classic play into a take on his position in his own famous family.

Michael Apted’s monumental, 55-year chronicle of class inequality

The director speaks about his celebrated UP series—now on '63 UP'—tracing the lives of 14 subjects across five decades

Drag star Miz Cracker on ‘Femlins,’ feminism, and overall fabulousness

The RuPaul alum stars in Peaches Christ's hilarious holiday parody of 'Gremlins'—but she's got a serious message, too.

Ana Gasteyer adds ‘Sugar & Booze’ to Symphony’s ‘Holiday Gaiety’

'Fruit curds are my personal holiday cocaine,' says singer-comic, joining drag queens and musicians on stage this Saturday.

Theatre of Yugen stages ‘A Christmas Carol’ with an ancient Japanese spin

Dickens classic is reborn in Noh. We spoke with the new production's director.

From Lagos with love—and the god of fire

Nigerian-born, SF-based musician, DJ, and activist Bisi is just getting started on his quest to 'birth more.'

Martin Scorsese on ‘The Irishman,’ old friends, and loving Castro Theatre

The veteran filmmaker's latest brings together Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesce: He tells us how it all came about.

The lo-fi psych-pop joys of Still Woozy

'Being an artist is almost like being a curator of your favorite things,' says the Oakland-born sensation, performing at New Parish.

Red-hot but clear-eyed, Flea recounts his youth in ‘Acid for the Children’

Legendary bassist and actor recalls childhood, punk, and early Chili Peppers days—and ditches anger for forgiveness.