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Inside Kate Heyhoe's Skull
Food Story  October 29, 2010, by Claudia Alarcón
"...But her latest endeavor is a complete 180-degree turnaround. Inspired by Day of the Dead sugar skulls, she is currently making what she calls Dreams of the Dead sugar skulls..."

The Art of Death
Kate Heyhoe weaves Dreams of the Dead via sugar skulls
Food Story  October 25, 2013, by Claudia Alarcón
"..."I knew she wouldn't want me to be sad, she would want me to find a way to celebrate her life," Heyhoe says. Inspired by the festive, colorful traditions of Day of the Dead, Heyhoe came up with the idea of making her own unique style of sugar skulls..."

A Fresh Look at Halloween Candy
Celebrate Día de los Muertos with sugar skulls from the bakery, or make your own
Food Story  October 31, 2008, by Kate Thornberry
"...Calavera de Azucar: Mexican Sugar Skulls..."

Austin Improv Celebrates the Day of the Dead With La Vida de los Muertos
Hideout Theatre breathes life into una vida improvisada
Arts Story  October 11, 2018, by Trey Gutierrez
"...Not yet changed out of their bright costumes and excellent sugar-skull makeup, Cat Drago and J.R. Zambrano rush to claim a vacant table at the Hideout Theatre's busy storefront coffeehouse..."

La Vida de los Muertos
PHOTO GALLERY  October 10, 2018
"...Makeup designer Alonso Salas applies the "sugar-skull" look to cast member and La Vida co-director J.R. Zambrano...."

Cottage Industries
Eating locally never tasted so sweet
Food Story  November 25, 2011, by Melanie Haupt
"..."It allows me to get my product out there. Most people aren't starting out with a lot of funds to get all the permits and everything, so the bill helps us get the word out." Davenport, who details her pastry undertakings, including an enticing-looking speculoos cupcake, at, hopes to own her own vegan pastry shop in Austin some day, and she sees the freedoms afforded her by SB 81 as a step toward achieving that goal...."

Five Things About Lucas Silveira
Getting personal with the lead singer of The Cliks
DAILY Qmmunity  October 23, 2013, by Sarah Marloff
"...Bonus round: The tatted musician has Dia de los Muertos sugar skull on his neck rendered by the infamous (and gorgeous) Kat Von D...."

Invoked, Unseen, Everywhere
Krewe de Bisoux brings NOLA style to Dia de Los Muertos celebration
DAILY Qmmunity  November 1, 2013, by Sarah Marloff
"...Krewe de Bisoux is hoping to enhance a tradition here in my new city, and they're promising to pave the way (and 1.3 mile walk) with a medley of sugar skulls and marigolds, all the way from Pan Am Park to Tillery Park where the celebration will be held...."

Oh L'amour!
Violet flamers return to the land of the violet crown
DAILY Qmmunity  October 17, 2014, by Kate X Messer
"...Welcome to Austin, boys, your most lovely papel picado sugar skull cover art fits right in with what we Texans are up to this time of year, in anticipation of Dia De Los Muertos. [image-2]..."

Gay Place
Halloqueers and Dia de las Lezbos, just another wild weekend in the gAyTX
Columns  November 1, 2013, by Kate X Messer
"...Whether your heart tells you to put up an altar, to hit the bars in some serious sugar skull makeup, to quietly reflect, or to join a parade like a New Orleanian Second Liner, take some time this weekend to honor the dead and most importantly, celebrate the living. Happy Halloween y Día de los Muertos! ON OUR GAYDAR..."

The Winter Classic
South by Southwest 1998
Music Story  March 27, 1998

SXSW Record Reviews
Music Review  March 20, 1998
"...Speak it to unlock the secrets of the dark soul. Walk this way with the man whose eyes bore deathlessly into your skull and let him guide you as you travel down, down, down the blood-red highway..."

Halloween Cocktails
Cocktail recipes for Halloween 2012
Food Story  October 26, 2012, by Kate Thornberry
"...• Marcelo Nascimento, owner of the Lucky 13 Cocktail Company and winner of the 2011 National Master of the Manhattan (as well as other awards too numerous to mention) will be mixing up the Skull and Crossbones, a mad bowl of grog made with rum, bitters, black sugar, and orange peel. Cocktail Recipes for Halloween 2012 The East Side Zombie (East Side Show Room).75 oz. Ron del Barrilito Puerto Rican Rum .75 oz..."

Ghost Rider
The movie adds little to Marvel's source material, but to be fair, there wasn't a surfeit of originality in the comic book to begin with.
Film Review  February 23, 2007, by Marc Savlov
"...Ghost Rider is based on Marvel Comics' Seventies-era title featuring the character of Johnny Blaze, a stunt biker who sells his soul to the devil to save his father's life only to become the titular rider when the moon is full (or, you know, just there). He acts as Satan's bounty hunter, complete with a kickass Hellcycle and a badass flaming skull atop his semi-Evel Knievel body..."

Thursday Sleepers
SXSW picks & sleepers
Music Story  March 18, 2005
"...The Terrastock vets' fourth album, Satin Black, whips up sludgy fuzz-frenzies before doubling over into a mad mess of drone. – Michael ChamyVIKING SKULL12mid, Back Room With a name like Viking Skull, they're either going to sing about dragon ships or deliver a fist of iron to the brain..."

Complete Freedom
A profile of Bad Livers banjo player Danny Barnes
Music Story  November 5, 1999, by Raoul Hernandez
"...Nevertheless, it took a while for the developing musician to return to music. Sitting in the sunlight at Flipnotics, his once-long hair shorn close to the skull, you can see a long, thick scar on the crown of Barnes' head; he runs his fingers over it when asked and motions across the street to the trailer park where his parents would stay when they came to visit their convalescing son..."

The year's best champagnes and sparkling wines
Food Story  December 29, 2006, by Wes Marshall
"...I know there are a number of you who won't drink any sparkling wine because of a terrible memory of a morning in the past when you woke up with a skull-exploding headache and a taste in your mouth like you had licked all the ashtrays clean at the Cigar Extravaganza. You blame it on that sparkling wine you had at your best friend's wedding, and you're probably right..."

Smoke Gets in Your Mouth
Food Story  May 20, 1999
"...Ruby's wouldn't qualify as an orthodox Texas pit, but the skull-clad smokehouse is just perfect for its location, both general (Central Austin) and specific (just north of UT campus mere steps from the Drag). Behind the faded Dr..."

Music Story  March 14, 1997
"...CRAZY ADULTEROUS GIANTS: You can't swing a dead cat these days without hitting a Jon Langford side project. The venerable leader of the Mekons, Waco Brothers, Skull Orchard, and other ongoing concerns has teamed up with members of Austin's Bigfoot Chester plus former Wild Seeds guitarist Randy Franklin for this hell-on conglomeration that rocked the Hole hard in its debut performance last November..."

Buns, Hon
ACL doubles down on comfort food
Food Story  October 2, 2014, by Claudia Alarcón
"...Or have a refreshing paleta from GoodPop followed by an all-natural (yes, all-natural) sno-cone from Snowie. New this year, Skull & Cakebones offers vegan, all-natural, non-GMO cupcakes for the health-curious..."

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