Selected Clippings

At 78, Photographer William Eggleston Reveals a Brand-New Talent
The famed photographer is finally ready to let the world listen in on the music he’s been creating for years.

Musician Jon Brion Doesn’t Want to Sound Familiar
The acclaimed film composer and producer on how he scored Lady Bird and his reverence for music that matters.

The Go-Go’s & ‘Drag Race’ Star Peppermint Discuss Gender-Bending ‘Head Over Heels’ Musical
The curtain is set to rise on Head Over Heels—a show which proves yet again that the timing is always right when it comes to the Go-Go’s.

Mock Stars: The Lonely Island Never Stop Never Stopping
The musical comedy trio of Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer speak to the creative process behind Popstar.

The Best Medicine: An Interview with Scott Aukerman and “Weird Al” Yankovic
The stars of Comedy Bang! Bang! talk about the show’s upcoming season fifth season, finding a new bandleader, and the late Harris Wittels.

Britt Daniel continues to bend Spoon
Discussing the nature Spoon with frontman Britt Daniel is a crash course in the history of rock ’n’ roll.

‘S-Town’ creator Brian Reed on the podcast that changed his life
Every time someone asks Brian Reed to define what “S-Town” is about, the podcast host is placed into a difficult situation.

Wolf Parade Remains Unmuzzled On First Album In Seven Years
Quite a lot has happened in the world since the Canadian rockers Wolf Parade last released a record.

John Cameron Mitchell & Neil Gaiman On Infusing Sci-Fi with Punk Spirit
The creator of Hedwig and the Angry Inch and the acclaimed novelist discuss their new film, How to Talk to Girls at Parties.

At 85, Willie Nelson Is Still Living Life One Hit at a Time
If music legend Willie Nelson ever runs out of pot to smoke, he may find his own charm a suitable substitute.

Al Gore Is a Climate Optimist
The former vice president and co-directors Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk discuss An Inconvenient Sequel.

For Green Day, There’s No Place Like Home
Bassist Mike Dirnt discusses what it means for the punk trio to finally headline the Oakland Coliseum.

Duran Duran is Music’s Original Startup
Founding member Nick Rhodes discusses how the “Rio” rockers have worked to stay relevant for nearly 40 years.

Quantum of Solnit
Charting the landscape of acclaimed author Rebecca Solnit, one of San Francisco’s singular literary voices.

Chem Tales
Full archive of “Chem Tales” — a weekly column for SF Weekly focused on the cannabis industry.