September 18, 2002




Andrea Nemerson's

Norman Solomon's

The nessie files

Tom Tomorrow's
This Modern World

Jerry Dolezal


Arts and Entertainment

Venue Guide

Tiger on beat
By Patrick Macias

By Josh Kun



By Annalee Newitz

Without Reservations
By Paul Reidinger

Cheap Eats
By Dan Leone

Special Supplements



Bars & Clubs


Our Masthead

Editorial Staff

Business Staff

Jobs & Internships



• cover feature

Life after death
Nick Broomfield's Biggie and Tupac trails the hip-hop story that won't die.
By Johnny Ray Huston

Dead men tell no tales?
Of revelation and speculation in the Los Angeles Times' Biggie and Tupac story.
By J.H. Tompkins and Johnny Ray Huston

Last week's issue

• news


In this issue

Editorial: Hearst blackout ends

Editorial: Save Black Mesa!

Opinion: Prop. N's big lies
By jennifer friedenbacz

We are traffic
Reflections on 10 years of Critical Mass.
By Lynn Rapoport

Last battle at Black Mesa
A historic showdown over Native American rights is about to play out in S.F.
By Shadi Rahimi

Nuclear showdown
Activist group tries again to close Diablo Canyon plant.
By Savannah Blackwell

Holy Hetch Hetchy!
The San Francisco Chronicle discovers the Raker Act scandal. Better late than never.
By Rachel Brahinsky

Hall monitor

Life during wartime


More political commentary from other sources

• a+e


Camera, action
¡Cine Latino! turns 10.
By Camille T. Taiara

Film: Manito's burden
A Dominican American community struggles for a better life in post-Giuliani New York.
By Camille T. Taiara

Film: 'Quitting'
My so-called life.
By Cheryl Eddy

Film: 'Resfest'
Wed/18-Sun/22, Palace of Fine Arts Theatre.
By Dina Gachman

Music: Organic engineering
Jazzanova leads the future of fusion.
By Peter Nicholson

Music: The Intima
Thurs/19, Hemlock Tavern.
By Elizabeth Lobsenz

Art: 'Connections and Collections: Paintings of Transportation'
Through Oct. 2, Hang Annex.
By Lindsey Westbrook

Stage: Last time around
Bay Guardian theater critic bids farewell.
By Brad Rosenstein

Stage: Bohemian rhapsody
Royals rage as Bohemia raves in Cal Shakes's The Winter's Tale.
By Robert Avila

Stage: Yaelisa and Caminos Flamencos
Sept. 14-15 and 21-22, William B. Scott Facility.
By Rita Felciano

Correct techniques By Mosi Reeves

Last Exit By Derk Richardson

The Litterbox By John O'Neill

Liner notes By Lynn Rapoport

Frequencies By Josh Kun

Tiger on beat By Patrick Macias

Script Doctor


Local Grooves

2nd time around

Local Live

The Mix

Fall Arts Preview

• culture
Liar, liar
By Andrea Nemerson

Public domain
By Annalee Newitz

culture shocked
The Lorax
By katharine mieszkowski

Bamboo to you, too
By Paul Reidinger

Without Reservations
Beef, two ways

By Paul Reidinger

Cheap Eats
And so to farm
By Dan Leone

Moon Signs
By Sally Cragin

The Blender



Web Exclusive Features

In the Public Interest
Credit scam: Why is Congress so intent on helping lenders – and hurting millions of consumers?
By Ralph Nader

Focus on the Corporation

Advertise This!: Corporations are gaining ground fast in their effort to assume all of the U.S. constitutional protections afforded human beings.
By Russell Mokhiber and Robert Weissman

Media Beat
The Powell Trap:
How the secretary of state is helping lead the U.S. into war.
By Norman Solomon

The shame of Hearst
Editor's Note
By Bruce B. Brugmann, 11.14.01

• etcetera


Northern California film festivals

Anniversary Issue
The case for MUD: A public power agency could cut electric rates by 20 percent – and still make millions of dollars.