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Melanie Haupt

Melanie Haupt earned her PhD in English at the University of Texas at Austin. In addition to her academic work, she is a blogger and freelance writer focusing on food criticism, up-and-coming dining culture, and historic Austin foodways. She is particularly interested in the intersections of feminism and the food industry.

39 articles in 2003

Sheiks of Industry

Austin record labels, part 2

Music Feature, Nov. 21, 2003

Rise of the Machines

Marc Bianchi takes his Space Holiday here in Austin.

Music Feature, Nov. 7, 2003

Girlz Garage Tour

Music Review, Nov. 7, 2003

My Life as a Fake

Peter Carey

Books Feature, Nov. 7, 2003

The Shins

Chutes Too Narrow

Music Review, Oct. 24, 2003

Knife in the Water

Plays One Sound and Others, Cut the Cord, Red River

Music Review, Oct. 17, 2003

Rufus Wainwright

Want One

Music Review, Oct. 3, 2003

The Dandy Warhols

Music Feature, Sep. 19, 2003

Keller Williams


Music Feature, Sep. 19, 2003

Ed Harcourt

From Every Sphere

Music Feature, Sep. 19, 2003

Waking the Dead

Okkervil River's Will Sheff and Centro-matic's Will Johnson find common ground.

Music Feature, Sep. 12, 2003

Gretchen Phillips

Welcome to My World

Music Review, Sep. 12, 2003

June Carter Cash

Wildwood Flowers

Music Review, Sep. 5, 2003

Phases and Stages

Live Shot

Music Feature, Aug. 29, 2003

God Drives a Galaxy

Pale Blue Dot

Music Review, Aug. 29, 2003

Kacy Crowley


Music Review, Aug. 29, 2003

Fountains of Wayne

Welcome Interstate Managers

Music Review, Aug. 22, 2003

Mainlines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste: A Lester Bangs Reader

Music Review, Aug. 8, 2003

Oye Como Va

This trio of brothers from San Angelo aren't gonna be lonely for long.

Music Feature, Aug. 1, 2003

Shelf Life Support

As libraries struggle with slashed budgets, communities are asked to take up the slack. Melanie Haupt reports.

Books Feature, Jul. 18, 2003

Hothouse Wildflowers

Through the looking glass with Eisley

Music Feature, Jul. 11, 2003

The American Analog Set, Ben Gibbard & Andrew Kenny

Promise of Love, HOME: Volume V

Music Review, Jul. 11, 2003



Music Review, Jun. 27, 2003

Starlight Mints, Liz Phair, the Flaming Lips

Music Review, Jun. 20, 2003

I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness

Wrapping up SXSW 03: Saturday Showcases

Music Feature, Mar. 21, 2003

Hot Hot Heat

Music Feature, Mar. 21, 2003

Spotlight: Cat Power

Chan Marshall gets cagey.

Music Feature, Mar. 14, 2003

Hot Hot Heat

Make Up the Breakdown

Music Review, Mar. 14, 2003

Sondre Lerche

Faces Down

Music Review, Mar. 14, 2003

The Be Good Tanyas


Music Review, Mar. 14, 2003

The Mendoza Line, The Burnside Project

If They Knew This Was the End, The Networks, the Circuits, the Streams, the Harmonies

Music Review, Mar. 14, 2003

DIY: What Does It Mean, What Does It Take?

Music Review, Mar. 14, 2003


Music Review, Mar. 14, 2003

Liz Phair Interview

Music Review, Mar. 14, 2003

The Raveonettes

Music Review, Mar. 14, 2003

Roky Erickson's Psychedelic Ice-Cream Social

Music Review, Mar. 14, 2003

Sondre Lerche

Music Review, Mar. 14, 2003

Grant-Lee Phillips

Ladies' Love Oracle

Music Review, Mar. 7, 2003

Baptist Generals

No Silver / No Gold

Music Review, Feb. 28, 2003

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