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Shawn Badgley

33 articles in 2005

AFS Celebrates Its 20th, and You Can, Too!

Screens Feature, Dec. 30, 2005

Andrzej Wajda: Three War Films

Screens Feature, Dec. 16, 2005

Power, Forward

Dave Zirin on 'What's My Name, Fool?: Sports and Resistance in the United States'

Books Feature, Nov. 11, 2005

All Lit Up

Previewing the 10th Texas Book Festival

Books Feature, Oct. 28, 2005

'Inconsolable: How I Threw My Mental Health Out With the Diapers'

Marrit Ingman's new memoir: an excerpt

Books Feature, Sep. 30, 2005

Bob Dylan

No Direction Home: A Martin Scorsese Picture, No Direction Home: The Soundtrack (The Bootleg Series Vol. 7), Live at the Gaslight 1962

Music Review, Sep. 23, 2005

Generous Depth, Marginalized Meaning

Previewing Cinematexas 10

Screens Feature, Sep. 16, 2005

Cinematexas 10

Sept. 14-18

Screens Feature, Sep. 9, 2005

All in the Delivery

Penn Jillette on 'The Aristocrats'

Screens Feature, Aug. 26, 2005

Recent and Anticipated Texas

From 'Panic' to 'Andrew Jackson'

Books Review, Aug. 19, 2005

By Example

The TFPF panelist screenings

Screens Feature, Aug. 12, 2005

Festival Express

Summer's almost gone, which – with apologies to South by Southwest and Cine Las Americas – means Austin's film-festival season is about to get going

Screens Feature, Aug. 12, 2005

Big 'EW' for the Alamo

Where does the theatre rank in 'EW's best of the best?

Screens Feature, Aug. 12, 2005

Cop au Vin and Inspecteur Lavardin

In making its big move, the French New Wave was never about polarizing class, but that hasn't stopped some critics and contemporaries from all but labeling Claude Chabrol's work as bourgeois, processed, and better suited to the small screen

Screens Review, Aug. 12, 2005

Zupan on Impact

'Murderball' and the making of a celebrity

Screens Feature, Jul. 22, 2005


Abe Louise Young eulogizes Allison Crews; plus, a Texas Book Festival update, Bill Hicks across the pond, and June's event offerings

Books Column, Jun. 17, 2005

Complicated Shadows: The Life and Music of Elvis Costello

Graeme Thomson

Music Feature, May. 27, 2005

Bitter Milk

John McManus

Books Feature, May. 27, 2005

The Best of Flicker Austin: Volume 2

You have to wonder about some of these people

Screens Review, May. 13, 2005

Getting Ahead of Themselves

Enron's collapse caught on tape, sort of

Screens Feature, Apr. 29, 2005

Goodbye, Goodness

Told in the cracks between bicoastal flashbacks and Nineties real time by Hayward Theiss, a twentysomething working in television, it's the story of someone who can only move forward by retracing his steps and fulfilling – or conquering – his need to go back. Sam Brumbaugh will be at BookPeople on April 29.

Books Review, Apr. 29, 2005

All or Nothing

Local short-filmmaking / sketch group says hello and goodbye with Alamo show

Screens Feature, Apr. 22, 2005

Chile's 'Machuca' Opens Eighth Cine Las Americas

Wednesday, April 20, 7pm

Screens Feature, Apr. 15, 2005

Assisted Living

Greenebaum's superstylized first feature attempts to mesh fiction with nonfiction while remaining a narrative, and it attempts to do it almost entirely in the confines of a nursing home, entirely in one day.

Film Review, Apr. 8, 2005


Everything is illuminated extremely loud and incredibly close

Books Column, Apr. 1, 2005

The Enron Autopsy

Alex Gibney on The Smartest Guys in the Room'

Screens Feature, Mar. 11, 2005

We Interrupt This Program

Don't go trying to see any films until you read this

Screens Feature, Mar. 11, 2005

Uneasy Lovin'

The Puffy Chair'

Screens Feature, Mar. 11, 2005

Not Shutting Up Anywhere

This Al Franken is your Al Franken

Screens Feature, Mar. 4, 2005

13th Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest

The theme wasn't "stripper girlfriends and homo love," as one judge speculated (there was no theme), but gender, class, and orientation were more deeply considerable issues among this year's finalists than ever before. Here's a look inside the process.

Books Feature, Feb. 18, 2005


You ain't getting in to see Don DeLillo, so you might as well read about Seymour Hersh, Laura Bush, and Eli Wallach rolling around in the green, green grass together. Get your mind out the gutter! It's the Claiborne K.H. Smith connection.

Books Column, Feb. 11, 2005

The Adventures of Austin's March

Thin-slice this, bitch! SXSW 05 is on its way, and we've got names

Screens Feature, Jan. 28, 2005

Each in Its Own Language

The year in books, 2004

Books Feature, Jan. 7, 2005

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