Arts & Culture

Free Will Astrology

ARIES (March 21-April 19): According to Taoist scholar Chad Hansen, "Western philosophers have endlessly analyzed...

Mank Tanks, Kane Remains

When Mel Brooks' Alfred Hitchcock spoof High Anxiety first arrived in theaters in 1977,...

Free Will Astrology

ARIES (March 21-April 19): An anonymous blogger on Tumblr writes the following: "What I'd really...

Too Late

I'm at a bit of a loss. I met a guy that I really...

Book Gift Guide

As with everything else, it's been a rough year in bookselling. Now that it's...

Americans make their unsteady way in Hillbilly Elegy and...

Pre-teenager Alicia (played by actor Tayler Buck) and her disabled veteran father Bo (Edi...

Free Will Astrology

ARIES (March 21-April 19): "A little too much is just enough for me," joked poet...

Gifts from Oaklandish give back

While the pandemic will force the reinvention of many holiday traditions this year, gift-giving...

Dealing with phone harassment

A friend just shared on Facebook that she has been accosted by some dude—a...

Analysis of the ‘mass surveillance state’ vs. a tedious...

Let's face it, insists the thought-provoking new documentary Coded Bias: this country, along with...

Free Will Astrology

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Back in 1974, poet Allen Ginsberg and his "spirit wife," Aries...


I've lived with my girlfriend for over a year now till about a month...

Black Art Matters

Brentwood-based sculpture artist Julee Richardson began her multi-piece Pieta takeoff of a Black mother...
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