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February 21, 2003

Volume 22, Number 25

news

food

music

screens

  • What's in a Face?

    A lot, Mike Woolf discovered while making his short doc 'Growin' a Beard' -- and especially If the face Has got whiskers on the chin and Jowls

    BY JAMES MCWILLIAMS

  • What Lies Beneath

    John Cusack talks about putting a human face on Hitler in Max.

    BY SARAH HEPOLA

  • The John Lennon Artificial Intelligence Project

    John Lennon is reborn as a cyberbot.

    BY SIDNEY MOODY

  • New to DVD

    This DVD compiles all of the cartoons featuring the Man Without Fear, in conjunction with last week's release of the live-action Ben Affleck Daredevil feature.

    BY MICHAEL CHAMY

  • The Need for Sleaze

    Bill Landis will be at the Alamo Drafthouse Downtown on Feb. 23 to introduce two films and talk about his new book, Sleazoid Express: A Mind-Twisting Tour Through the Grindhouse Cinema of Times Square.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Short Cuts

    Bob Ray gets stonied.

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • TV Eye

    It ain't reality TV, but it may be closer to approaching real life: Nia Vardalos' My Big Fat Greek Life.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Screens Reviews

  • Film Reviews

the arts

  • Kentucky by Way of Austin

    A decade after The Kentucky Cycle's premiere, the hometown of playwright Robert Schenkkan has the opportunity to experience the work's power in with a homegrown production at the Mary Moody Northen Theatre.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Dreamland Via Cuba

    Artists Virginia Fleck and Sandra Ceballos found dreams to be a recurring theme in both their work when Gallery 106 sent Austin-based Fleck to Ceballos' home in Cuba, and now they've collaborated on an exhibition titled "Dreaming My Dreams."

    BY MOLLY BETH BRENNER

  • Articulations

    Comedy venues the Velveeta Room and Capital City Comedy Club get new leases on life, solo theatre artist Rob Nash gets roasted, and Dreamgirl Jennifer Holliday comes to Austin.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    In blaming the anti-war movement for all possible future scenarios connected to terrorism or the war in Iraq, the hysterical right has poised itself to lead a devastating assault on the Constitution and its protections.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • After a Fashion

    Yeee-haw! It's "Westward Ho" as Stephen checks out the new exhibit at the Bob Bullock Museum. And what does our style avatar do to stay so baby soft and daisy fresh? Well, until now, only he and his stylist knew for sure…

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • To Your Health

    Spring pollens are in, and mold just won't let up. How can I stop my sneezing fits without resorting to antihistamines?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Toward an Accounting

    In its unjustified rush to war, the Bush administration wants Americans to apply ample amounts of duct tape over their eyes, ears, and mouths.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • The Luv Doc: A Sexual Savant

    On the dangers of following someone into a dark basement

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books

  • Southern Destroyer

    Barry Hannah at 60, in Oxford, and on why -- despite the energy drinks -- he's not feeling up to saving American fiction right this very minute

    BY SHAWN BADGLEY