With an assignment botched and a cyberterrorist unapprehended, 007 and longtime boss M must save the world and their own standing as modern and efficient agents in the new James Bond thriller, “Skyfall.” They demonstrate that the James Bond franchise, however hoary an institution, remains relevant and vital. Read More
‘Girls” creator Lena Dunham has made an ad for President Barack Obama, and it’s sending shockwaves through the right. “Appalled,” “pathetic” and “disgusted” were used by various pundits to describe the spot that likens young people’s first time voting for Obama to losing one’s virginity.
In the video, called “My First Time,” Dunham says, “You want to do it with a great guy. It should be with a guy with beautiful … somebody who really cares about and understands women.” Read More
Now that season four of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” draws to a close, let us carefully digest the implications.
First, we have the revelation of Melissa Gorga’s alleged stripper past. Bada-bing! Then, we found out that Jacqueline Laurita’s son has been diagnosed with autism, which will still make him better behaved than her spoiled brat daughter, Ashley. Read More
Victoria Hearst, Patty’s sister and a native San Franciscan, has a thing or two to say to her family’s Hearst Corp., the publishers of Cosmopolitan magazine. Read More
For Khan Kanga, fashion and fun go together.
The San Francisco-based creative director and co-founder of Swell Attitude, a custom tailoring service for men, hosts themed monthly events he calls “stylish happy hours.”
The next one, dedicated to pocket squares, is Thursday at Circa on Chestnut Street in The City. To guarantee free entry, the “casual chic with a square” dress code will be enforced. Read More
The tenuous relationship between two brothers, one mentally challenged, and the vagrant who enters their lives is the setting for Harold Pinter’s “The Caretaker,” which opens next week at the Curran Theatre with award-winning Welsh actor Jonathan Pryce.It’s been a long time since Pryce has visited San Francisco. Read More