Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: Iowa

Screen Grabs: Trans films to the front for Pride

Normally, the Frameline International LGBTQ Film Festival would already be open, though this year COVID-19 has pushed the festival into a smaller online edition running this coming Thursday through Sunday that...

First results: A few surprises

The early results are in and there are some surprises. For starters, the numbers are very small – only 46,000 ballots were returned by mail before Election Day, and...

After Iowa, why the establishment fears Sanders

I have a theory about why the Democratic Party Establishment – folks like John Kerry and Hillary Clinton, among others, are so freaked out about Bernie Sanders. It’s not because...

Arts Forecast: Day of the Dead in the City of Souls

Ready to shed the rotting pumpkin skin of Halloween and sniff the sweet spice of the afterlife? OK that question is a lot, but after this year's All Hallow's...

Playing a skinned cat: John William Watkins of MTC’s ‘Wink’

ONSTAGE  John Williams Watkins, who plays the title role of the cat, Wink, in the play premiering at the Marin Theatre Company (through July 7), knows the playwright Jen...

The first debate: Elizabeth Warren the consensus winner

I watched the first Democratic debate in a bar, during a 48hills Pride event, and there was noise and there were interruptions. I suspect that was the case for...

Broke-Ass Stuart is on ‘Shaky Ground’ in spot-on new web series

This was going to be a really mopey essay about moving away from San Francisco, and coming back to visit, and being sad and feeling lost and maybe like...

The Doormat Division: The worst of the NFL

49ERS 10, COWBOYS 40 On a beautiful day for getting shellacked on your home field, the Red and Gold finally put together a complete game and stayed even with Cleveland...

Standing Rock Diary: ‘I am honored to be a healer warrior’

From 2002-2007, I was a primary care physician for US veterans in my training at UCSF. I was able to meet many young men returning from war who were...

Live from Standing Rock: Oil pipeline rejected near a white town …

Rose Aguilar is sending daily reports from the pipeline protests at Standing Rock. Read more coverage here. The drive south from Bismarck, North Dakota to Oceti Sakowin, the main camp...