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Documentary GameChangers Will Change How You Look at E-Sports
Producer Peter Billingsley on high-stakes professional videogaming
DAILY Screens June 19, 2018, by Richard Whittaker
"...Forget the whole "gamers yelling in headsets in the basements" myth. E-sports – playing games like StarCraft II competitively, for big-money prizes – is a billion-dollar industry..."
Concordia University Organizing Austin’s First Varsity E-Sports Program
School plan approves practice space and on-campus arena
Screens Story February 7, 2019, by Tucker Whatley
"...The word "varsity" nestles in the American psyche alongside vivid, sporty imagery of grass-stained uniforms, letter jackets, and screaming bleachers; but faculty at Concordia University are banking on the term taking on a new association in the near future – the dark, quiet intensity of e-sports...."
Miracle on E. 7th St.
After 25 Years, Ruperto Reyes Brings Magic Back Home
Arts Story February 14, 1997, by James E. Garcia
E-Night Party Roundup!
News Story October 29, 2004
Overwatch League's Houston Outlaws Get Warm Welcome
E-sports squad preps for next season surrounded by local fans
DAILY Screens April 2, 2018, by Milo Webb
"...Judging by the line outside of Game Over Videogames last Thursday you'd think there was a celebrity inside. While not quite household names, the members of the Houston Outlaws proved quite a draw for local e-sports fans...."
Big Games, Big Money
DreamHack Austin puts competitive e-sports center stage
Screens Story May 31, 2018, by Tucker Whatley
"...The fastest growing and most buzz-generating element of the event these days seems to be its e-sports competitions, in which teams of top video game players compete to win massive cash prizes while staggering numbers of fans look on from the crowd or via online streaming platforms like Twitch. To sports fan purists, seeing gamers scrutinized and cheered on at the same level as star athletes might be mind-boggling at first, but according to DreamHack Marketing Manager Justin Moskowitz, it's only natural that competitive gaming is being taken more seriously as time goes by...."
Dave Zirin on 'What's My Name, Fool?: Sports and Resistance in the United States'
Books Story November 11, 2005, by Shawn Badgley
Enforcing the 'Double Standard'
Major college sports insanity is entrenched at UT-Austin
News Story September 27, 2013, by Tom Palaima
Little Athletes, Big Dreams
Austin's youth sports boom is young athletes, big competition and big money
News Story June 10, 2005, by Bill Crawford
Time Warner Subscribers Miss Out on Packers/Cowboys Game
DAILY Sports November 29, 2007, by Mark Fagan
Antone’s Former Home Becomes Midway Field House
East Riverside club goes to ex-Emo’s manager Jason Sabala
DAILY Music January 21, 2014, by Kevin Curtin
Do or Do Not
SXSW sports docs follow heroes' journey
Screens Story March 15, 2013, by Joe O'Connell
'Out of Bounds': Reason To Celebrate in the Motor City, and More
New 'Chronicle' sports column debuts
DAILY Sports October 13, 2011, by Mark Fagan
Deliver Us From Eva
Film Review February 7, 2003, by Marc Savlov
Film Review October 1, 1999, by Marc Savlov
After taking home a raft of Emmys for his work on The Practice and Ally McBeal the other day, writer David E. Kelley need not feel he has to toil...
Pick Your Team: The Hotrod Honeys
Captain of the 2010 champions Shank talks about building beyond '11
DAILY Sports February 19, 2011, by Richard Whittaker
Akeelah and the Bee
Film Review April 28, 2006, by Marrit Ingman
Film Review January 13, 2006, by Marrit Ingman
After being diagnosed with an incurable brain disease, a woman (who is played delightfully by Queen Latifah) discovers her moxie.
Patrick Swayze does some “dirty driving” in this routine trucker tale. There hasn't been a good truck-driving movie on the horizon since the glory days of CB radios and convoys....
Film Review May 8, 1998, by Marjorie Baumgarten
Film Review October 22, 1993, by Louis Black
Film Review October 7, 2016, by Steve Davis
Heist comedy stars Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, and Kristin Wiig
'Possession Arrow': Badgley<-Razook
DAILY Sports February 24, 2007, by Shawn Badgley and John Razook
Film Review November 24, 2000, by Marc Savlov
SXSW Gaming to Host Halo Championship Series Invitational
Various tournaments cater to pros, fans, and attendees
DAILY Screens January 22, 2019, by James Renovitch
"...As e-sports continues to grow beyond its insulated walls and make its way into the consciousness of the uninitiated SXSW does what it does best: sees the trend and capitalizes. In this case they’re bringing e-sports pros to town for some top-tier Halo play...."
Niche Streaming Sites for the Holidays
Give the gift of worlds of entertainment just a click away
Screens Story November 17, 2016, by Josh Kupecki, Richard Whittaker, Sean L. Malin, Spencer Beghtol and Ashley Moreno
"...Founders and siblings Martin and Mark Floreani started the site with in-depth coverage and premium video content for amateur wrestling and track & field. Now they're trackside, ringside, and poolside for everything from boxing to cheerleading to volleyball, and the growing team endeavor of the future, e-sports..."
Film Review October 1, 1993, by Hollis Chacona
This movie about those most unlikely of sports heroes – the Jamaican Olympic bobsled team – is often silly but almost never funny.
Where to Watch the Super Bowl
Where to watch or not watch Sunday's Big Game
DAILY Chron Events February 1, 2018, by Savannah Opre
Introducing Grizzly Hall
Former Emo’s co-owner Jason Sabala opens new Eastside venue
DAILY Music April 26, 2016, by Kevin Curtin
The AggreGAYtor: February 18
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
DAILY Qmmunity February 18, 2014, by David Estlund
Homers for Coolbaugh
DAILY Sports July 27, 2007, by Mark Fagan
RTX Adds Meow Wolf, Overwatch, and More
Exclusive first look at gamer con's 2018 schedule, guests
DAILY Screens June 25, 2018, by Richard Whittaker
"...Meanwhile gamers should get ready when e-sports heavy hitters the Houston Outlaws run Overwatch tournaments, while Full Sail University will bring its Full Sail on Tour truck to the show to launch their new collaboration with Rooster Teeth, Eighties-inspired game Fury Strike...."
Classic Game Fest Returns
In our day, controllers had one button, and we liked it
Screens Story July 23, 2015, by James Renovitch
"...It was a simpler time: no DLC, no Twitch, no e-sports, and if you wanted to play with friends you had to physically go to their house. Video games have come a long way – far enough to support nostalgia seekers and connoisseurs of the medium..."
First Look: Torchy's Tacos Mueller
Neighbors line up for family dining
DAILY Food December 16, 2014, by Virginia B. Wood
KEYE to Air Titans Season Opener, not Texans
DAILY Sports September 7, 2007, by Mark Fagan
Mess With Da Bull, You Get the Horns
DAILY Sports January 26, 2007, by Dave Mann and Josh Rosenblatt
Music Review October 22, 2015, by Doug Freeman
"...The album divides dually, with the A-side unfolding lush pop that follows the contemporary vein of San Fermin, while the second half turns instrumental on evocative soundscapes. Opener "Kid" winds Claire Puckett's ethereal vocals through funky bass and sharp, suave strings, bookended by the dark, entropic cello of "Water." The backside's seven-song "Starnation Suite" likewise torques tension via "E-Sports," bouncing between buoyant and heavy, the gorgeously haunted tides of "Oceanside," and the slow swell of "Good People." Good Luck Have Fun showcases Mother Falcon's expansive possibilities...."
Grab cheaper admission tix to Austin Pride before June 1
DAILY Qmmunity May 20, 2015, by Blake McCoy
Online Media Company Acquires Rooster Teeth
Fullscreen purchases the local Web video producers
DAILY Screens November 11, 2014, by James Renovitch
"...Rooster Teeth have been busy. Yet, despite their packed schedule of using record-breaking Kickstarter funds to film a full-length feature or releasing their first mobile game or starting an e-sports news show or opening a merchandise section at Toy Joy, they’re apparently being purchased by millennial-centric YouTube network Fullscreen...."
Transgender Dysphoria Blues
A “superior” golf club and Against Me! – common ground?
DAILY Music January 23, 2014, by Abby Johnston
Big Weekend for the Toros, Stars, and Express
Playoffs, season opener, and Lance Berkman
DAILY Sports April 16, 2010, by Mark Fagan
Burning Down the Ags: Is It Ever Enough?
Thanksgiving = turkey, then football, then shopping
DAILY Sports November 28, 2008, by Joe O'Connell
Express to Hand Out Colt .45s Hats
DAILY Sports May 30, 2008, by Mark Fagan
Music Review March 14, 2003, by Christopher Gray
Sweet Sixteen Roulette
No bracket required
Food Story March 25, 2011
Summer Camp Guide
Features Story April 28, 2006, by Nora Ankrum and Wayne Alan Brenner
World Cup Watch
Sports Story July 3, 2014, by Nick Barbaro
World Cup Watch
Sports Story June 26, 2014, by Nick Barbaro
Bikers' best bets on the highways and byways
Features Story June 13, 2008, by Angela Armstrong, Kate X Messer, Terry Ornelas Woodroffe and Meghan Ruth Speakerman
Give 'Til It Helps, Part 2
Features Story December 21, 2007
2005 Kids Summer Camps
An annotated list of several places where kids could be going this summer to enjoy physically and mentally invigorating activities
Features Story April 29, 2005