Long Center for the Performing Arts
"...It's not so much a house as a state of mind(warp). Welcome to the inner playscape of Randy "Biscuit" Turner, one-time frontman of storied Austin funk-punk-skate rock legends the Big Boys, as well as Cargo Cult, Swine King, and current member, with Houston's the Slurpees, of the Texas Biscuit Bombs...."
"...Austin is already a great town to live if you’re a biscuit lover, and we’re about to gain a new, more portable option with the opening of Bird Bird Biscuit. The new venture from chef Brian Batch and Ryan McElroy, co-owner of beloved Eastside coffeeshop Thunderbird Coffee, is slated to open on June 28...."
"...It's Elvis, Queen of the Vegas Strip, by Randall J. "Biscuit" Turner, just one of the more than 150 collages showing at Gallery Lombardi in the posthumous solo exhibition of work by Austin's punk rock renaissance darling...."
"...And, sometimes, even an entire loaf of bread is too much, whether or not it accompanies a jug of wine and a book of verses and whoever. Because, I mean, sometimes? Sometimes all you want is a biscuit..."
"...Dear Editor, Biscuit. Shit, that's another incredibly cool person I have known to pass into the great beyond in the last 30 years ["Making Biscuit," Music, Aug..."
"...Dear Editor, It is now the hottest part of the summer, but when I heard that Biscuit has passed on, a cold chill ran through me [“Making Biscuit,” Music, Aug. 19]. I first met him in the 1970s when long hippie hair was still fashionable in Austin clubs; young Biscuit wore his hair in a buzz cut..."
"...1) The Frisco Shop: So what if it's a new location? Ricky Nelson is still on the jukebox, and the breakfast cooks still smile when you light on a counter stool. Biscuits come with several breakfast combinations; my favorite is the Decorated Eggs, which share a platter with chili, beans, grits, and biscuits..."
"...Dear Editor, What sad news about the death of our beloved Randy "Biscuit" Turner [“Making Biscuit,” Music, Aug. 19]..."
"...Dear Editor, I was 16 when Nathan Gates asked me to come down to Raul's to watch his brother's band record their first live album with the Dicks. A year later and I was playing trombone with Nathan in the Impromptu Horns with the Big Boys. Biscuit left me with a sense of the joy of being as weird as you are and enjoying it [“Making Biscuit,” Music, Aug..."
"...Dear Editor, Will there be formal or informal get-togethers for Biscuit [“Making Biscuit,” Music, Aug. 19]? Although I have not seen him in years, I think of him regularly and the great times we shared in the band [the Big Boys]...."
"...Dear Editor, I never really liked the Big Boys; I was more of a Skunks/Explosives guy [“Making Biscuit,” Music, Aug. 19]..."
"...The South truly meets the Southwest in Austin at breakfast time, and a good biscuit can make all the difference. Here are some options in the central city...."
"...Dear Editor, I wanted to send my deepest thanks for the beautifully written articles about my Uncle Randy [“Biscuit” Turner] [“Making Biscuit,” Music, Aug. 19 and “True Today,” Music, Aug..."
"...I then understood that punk wasn't so much about tonality as it was an intense force field that tugged like a magnet. My only concrete memory of that night 25 years ago was in the middle of their set Biscuit busted into a poem about boat people..."
"...Hello, I sure am bummed out that Randy "Biscuit" Turner died [“Making Biscuit,” Music, Aug. 19]..."
"...Dear Editor, Please put Biscuit on your next cover [“Making Biscuit,” Music, Aug. 19]..."
"...Dear Editor, RIP, Randy “Biscuit” Turner. I was so thrilled to see you on the cover of the Chronicle [“Making Biscuit,” Music, Aug..."
"...24 Chronicle and find that you had done a feature story on hepatitis C ["C Sick," Music]. But I found myself disheartened after reading the first few paragraphs of an otherwise exemplary article. How on Earth did you come to the conclusion that it would be appropriate to begin the article with a graphic description of Randy “Biscuit” Turner’s death? Your choice to print this account of his final moments betrays a lack of compassion and reverence on your part. Randy was such a kind, gentle, and circumspect man..."
"...Dear Editor, Randy "Biscuit" Turner had a huge influence on my life as a young person in Austin [“True Today,” Music, Aug. 26]..."
"...Dear Editor, I was sad to hear about Randy Turner's passing until I was told by several classmates of ours to read your article by Marc Savlov [“Making Biscuit,” Music, Aug. 19]..."