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Calendar, Night&Day Reems Job

Reems Job

When porn star Harry Reems got sober and got God, we were sure he would bury his stage name. But, even as a successful real estate agent in Utah, Reems was no hypocrite, nor did he have any misgivings about…
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Calendar, Night&Day Politics and Protest

Politics and Protest

An empty chair. A full binder. This election has had it all and remains quite a nail-biter to boot. There are plenty of talking heads trying to spin the exit polls today, but once you do vote, take refuge from…
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Calendar, Night&Day <i>The Muppet Movie</i>

The Muppet Movie

In the first-ever Muppets film, Dom DeLuise convinces Kermit to go to Hollywood. And then: shenanigans! Fozzie Bear is terrific in a role that was made for him, and Miss Piggy shines onscreen, happier than a pig in shit. Features…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Muppet Movie

The Muppet Movie

In the first-ever Muppets film, Dom DeLuise convinces Kermit to go to Hollywood, and then, shenanigans! Fozzie Bear is terrific in a role that was made for him, and Miss Piggy shines onscreen, happier than a pig in shit. Features…
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Calendar, Night&Day Puttin&#146; on the Mitz

Puttin’ on the Mitz

In the late ‘60s, when the gulf between the entertainment establishment (think Bob Hope) and the counterculture (In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, baby) was at its widest, Mitzi Gaynor was on top of the world. She’d achieved stardom as a singer and dancer in…
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Music, Bouncer

Depth of a Salesman: Parsing Economic Philosophy at Paragon

There's a line in the Bible that reads, "There are many rooms in my father's house." I have no idea what this means, but it often runs through my head when I am traveling through San Francisco neighborhoods in search…
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Home Entertainment, What Else Is New?

Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week:

Battlestar Galactica: Razor (Universal) The Best of Crank Yankers (Paramount) Bob Hope: MGM Movie Legends Collection (MGM) Erik the Viking: The Director's Cut (MGM) Exiled (Magnolia) The Flash Gordon Collection (Passport) Tyler Perry's House of Payne: Volume One (Lionsgate) Ingmar…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Spamburglar

The Spamburglar

Though Neil Hamburger's reputation is built on the thousands of witty and thoughtful jokes he has penned, we can also thank him for providing the answers to many of life's remaining mysteries. For example, who besides "America's $1 Funnyman" would…
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Film, Reps Etc.

Reps Etc.

Commentary by Gregg Rickman (greggr1@mindspring.com). Times compiled from information available Tuesday; it's always advisable to call for confirmation. Price given is standard adult admission; discounts often apply for students, seniors, and members. We're interested in your film or video…
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Film, Reps Etc.

Reps Etc.

Commentary by Gregg Rickman (greggr1@mindspring.com). Times compiled from information available Tuesday; it's always advisable to call for confirmation. Price given is standard adult admission; discounts often apply for students, seniors, and members. We're interested in your film or video…
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Film, Reps Etc.

Reps Etc.

Commentary by Gregg Rickman (greggr1@mindspring.com). Times compiled from information available Tuesday; it's always advisable to call for confirmation. Price given is standard adult admission; discounts often apply for students, seniors, and members. We're interested in your film or video event.…
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Culture, Stage Stage

Stage

Marcel Marceau is the Bob Hope of mime: Everyone thinks he&185;s dead. Fifteen years have passed since his last visit to San Francisco, and it&185;s been even longer since the most recent round of American talk shows to bring him…
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Film,

Second Time Around

Sleeper Woody Allen's 1973 work of slapstick science fiction may be the best of the "early, funny ones" that established his reputation. Unlike most of his work then -- or later -- it emphasizes visual humor over mere illustration of…
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