Columnists

Exclusive Interview with Jillette Johnson

By Mike Halterman | Oct 25
New York City-based Jillette Johnson started playing the piano and writing her own music at the age of 10. Now, at 25, she has released a full-length album and is on a nationwide tour. Here's an exclusive chat with the chanteuse.

Out There :: Paging Mr. Turner

By Roberto Friedman | Oct 25
Recently found in the arts pages of The New York Times: "The honor of the week's best film [at the New York Film Festival] belongs to Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner.' Its artistic title character is magnificently embodied by Timothy Spall."

Same-Sex Domestic Violence Data: SF Numbers Low

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 25
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and for the first time, the San Francisco District Attorney's office has released some of the domestic violence data it's been collecting electronically as it works to modernize its systems.

No Date for LGBT Shelter

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 25
With winter approaching and problems continuing for LGBTs in the city's homeless shelters, a space designed to be welcoming to the gay community is still without an opening date.

Mazda Roadster in Guinness World Records

By Ann M. Job | Oct 25
Driving the 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster is like letting loose of heavy burdens. The smartly styled, 13-foot-long two-seater is so efficient in design, there's not a lot of room to carry extra baggage.

France Reclaims Title: World's Largest Wine Maker

Oct 25
France has reclaimed its crown as world's biggest wine producer after a poor 2014 harvest saw Italy's wine production plunge 15 percent.

American Horror Story: Coven

By Christian Cintron | Oct 25
The reason you are in love with Jessica Lange is now available on Blu-ray. You can relive this witchy season whether you want to celebrate it or hate to watch it. It also features some decent, if not sparse, bonus features.

Squat Your Way to Ripped!

By Mark Moon | Oct 25
Building lean muscle should be a priority for everyone -- and working the leg muscles can help you get there.

Michael Lucas: The Polarizing Prince of Porn

By Andy Smith | Oct 25
Activist and porn entrepreneur Michael Lucas, discusses his love for Israel, political controversies, financial success in a tough business, the documentary "Campaign of Hate" and his stance on barebacking in his films and personal life.

Review: Army Biased Against Transgender Worker

Oct 24
Army officials discriminated against a transgender employee who underwent a sex change while working at an Alabama installation, restricting her from the women's restroom and using her male name despite her preference to be referred to as a woman.