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Tabloid horrors of The National Enquirer

Tabloid horrors of The National Enquirer

By David Lamble

In "Scandalous: The Untold Story of The National Enquirer" (opening Friday), director Mark Landsman provides an incisive history of that supermarket checkout-counter tabloid.

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By Events Editor | November 13, 2019

Turn over a new leaf as mid-autumn arts events make a harvest of entertainments.

By Philip Campbell | November 12, 2019

First impressions are important, but they shouldn't lead to snap judgment. It is usually wiser to stop and think, but in the world of opera — especially Puccini — lovers tend to fall in love at first sight.


By Hannah Bennett | November 12, 2019

The newest show from San Francisco's most explosive comedian, Monica Palacios, is coming soon, and you shouldn't miss it.

By Jim Gladstone | November 12, 2019

"If I could only do one kind of performance," Mandy Patinkin explained in a recent phone interview with the B.A.R., "it would be doing concerts."


By Roberto Friedman | November 12, 2019

"Stomp," the so-called "international percussion sensation," played A.C.T.'s Geary Theater in San Francisco for eight performances last week, and Out There and a lot of vicarious percussionists were in the house.

By Jim Gladstone | November 12, 2019

Playwright Kate Attwell's "Testmatch" is about race and gender and global economic power.


By David Lamble | November 12, 2019

"At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal" (opening Friday) follows the course of an investigation.

By Sura Wood | November 12, 2019

It's hard to beat the provocative, alluring title or argue with the success of the immensely popular noir series "The French Had a Name for It."


By Brian Bromberger | November 12, 2019

Andre Aciman has published the sequel to his incandescent debut novel, "Call Me By Your Name."

By Jim Piechota | November 12, 2019

Writer Augusten Burroughs reveals yet another fascinating aspect about himself in " Toil & Trouble." Wait for it: he's a witch.


By Events Editor | November 6, 2019

Turn over a new leaf as mid-autumn arts events make a harvest of entertainments.

By Rae Raucci | November 5, 2019

The San Francisco Transgender Film Festival (SFTFF) begins its 19th season at the historic Roxie Theater this month, Nov. 7-10.


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