Pop Culture | Apr 16, 2013
The new Exploratorium opens Thursday, April 17, 2013 at Pier 15 along the Embarcadero. Familiar exhibits combine with a new focus on the science of the Bay, with plenty of touching, tinkering, and interactive investigating for curious visitors of any age. By Erika Milvy
Pop Culture | Mar 03, 2013
As 3D printing becomes more widely accessible, special applications emerge. By Kristin Farr
NPR Culture | Feb 25, 2013
NPR's Sam Sanders and Mandalit del Barco were backstage in the press room during the Oscars. Here's a roundup of what they saw that you didn't see, in senior superlative form. By Mandalit del Barco
Pop Culture | Feb 25, 2013
Pride and Prejudice is reinterpreted as a video blog, with 24-year-old grad student Lizzie Bennet at the helm. This beautiful and well-constructed remake is true to its source material, but still relevant in today's world. By Emily Eifler
TV | Feb 19, 2013
SPOILER ALERT: This is the recap of the final episode of Downton Abbey Season Three. Read and be hilariously informed at your own peril! By Lizzy Acker
TV | Feb 11, 2013
SPOILER ALERT: If you don't want to know what happened in all TWO HOURS of Downton Abbey Season Three, Episode Six, read no further! By Lizzy Acker
Pop Culture | Feb 09, 2013
Nerdist podcasts prove the popularity of all things nerdy, both on air and the SF Sketchfest stage. By Emily Eifler
TV | Feb 04, 2013
SPOILER ALERT: If you would like to remain in the dark about the juicy details of Downton Abbey Season Three, Episode Five, read no further! By Lizzy Acker
Pop Culture | Jan 28, 2013
Making the best of a bad situation, two friends help each other post break-up with a list of daily assignments designed to distract and heal. By Kristin Farr
TV | Jan 28, 2013
SPOILER ALERT: If you would like to remain in the dark about the details of Downton Abbey Season Three, Episode Four, please avoid this post. By Lizzy Acker
In 2011, police detained Ai Weiwei for 81 days. Now, he's released a song that's turned the experience into a heavy metal protest song, along with a dystopian nightmare video. The lyrics are explicit and angry. Ai says his music is for the many political prisoners who remain jailed.
Brands that found their original audiences in traditional, old-media platforms are finding ways to keep going in the world of new media.
J.J. Abrams isn't the first guy to bait Star Trek fans by messing with the brand.
Launched as an alternative to the stale stylings of the '80s stand-up circuit, Beth Lapides' event bills itself as a venue for "idiosyncratic, conversational comedy." It's helped establish careers for performers from Kathy Griffin to Randy and Jason Sklar.
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