Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tag: Philosophy

Screen Grabs: Sentiment averse

Normally I wouldn’t bother explaining why a certain movie is not being covered in this column, but this weekend there’s a particular glut of ‘em, all of whose absence from greater...

Out of the Crate: The proper tools

Out of the Crate is our monthly column that takes a look into the fluid world of new vinyl releases, including reissues, compilations, and whatever else is available and...

Some defining issues in the fall supes race

The San Francisco Democratic Party will vote on endorsements for the Board of Supes Wednesday/22, and while the party nod doesn’t always mean victory, it’s a powerful statement –...

Police union opposes Black Lives Matter posters

The San Francisco Police Commission wants to put Black Lives Matter posters in every police station. Chief Bill Scott supports the idea. Officers for Justice, which represents Black officers,...

New Music: An array of excellent sounds to discover (and artists to support)

Here we are halfway through 2020, with so much to keep an attentive eye on that you might walk into the shower fully clothed. For real. That shit happened....

New Music: Fred P invites you to ‘Enter the DanceFloor’

Last year the Queens-born, Berlin-based House music producer Fred Peterkin (often known as Fred P) rebooted his Black Jazz Consortium alias to deliver Evolution of Light, an album heavily...

Letter to the Editor: ‘Ceci n’est pas une guillotine’

I guess I’ll have to sell something in order to pay rent to our corporate landlords this month. I’ve been holding out, trying bide time while my husband applies...

Screen Grabs: Marathon movies to fill long days

“Sheltering in place” during an epidemic has been a rude wake-up call for many in discovering just how they normally spend their non-working time—and how resourceful they can be...

Density, neoliberalism, and COVID

"There is a density level in NYC that is destructive. It has to stop and it has to stop now. NYC must develop an immediate plan to reduce density."...

Examined Life: Replace existing normal

So, here we are. I finally did my laundry. It had piled up from a week of vacation, followed by a week of social distancing, followed by two weeks of...