In an unruly and bewildering presidential campaign, Reihan Salam sees some clear lessons and takeaways for the Republican Party. The conservative author and executive editor of National Review joins Scott Lewis this week to give a quick preview of the Politifest keynote talk he’s delivering at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. Salam talks about the past and future […]

For Dave Maass, covering Comic-Con International as a freelancer for the Rolling Stone is an endurance sport. From the Wednesday through Sunday that the event takes over the San Diego Convention Center, the former CityBeat reporter books every hour of every day with events like round-tables with famous folks, parties, panels and gaming and virtual […]

On this week’s podcast, Andrew Keatts and Sara Libby discuss a plan for Seaport Village that took a step forward this week, a tense Council exchange over a proposal to change city elections and Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s opposition to Prop. 57. Plus: Highlights from this week’s Meeting of the Minds event.