Benjamin Wachs

Benjamin Wachs is the bar columnist for SF Weekly. He is the Director of Communications at Saybrook University and a blogger for His collection of short stories, "A Guide to Bars and Nightlife in the Sacred City," is inspired by his time as an international nightlife reporter for, and suggests that humanity is turning to its bars and nightlife to ask its spiritual questions. For more information visit Benjamin’s website

Stories by Benjamin Wachs

How Christmas Lost Its Soul

Christmas is a chance to showcase the best of Christianity. Instead, it vomits up the worst.

How to Find Spirituality in a Nightclub

The same hope and need and desire for meaning can push us to both churches and clubs.