Feb. 21, 1997

Volume 16, Number 25

news

Shock to the System

Brace Yourselves: Deregulation Is Coming, Eventually

BY LOUISA C. BRINSMADE

Watt's Wrong

Country Club PERCs

Political Economy Researchers Preach Laissez Faire

BY ROBERT BRYCE

Energizer Lobbyists

Deregulation Keeps Lobbyists Going... and Going...

BY ROBERT BRYCE

No conflict. Just business.

Who Is Citizens for a Sound Economy?

Consumers Beware

Citizen Advocate Gets Bounced

BY AUDREY DUFF

food

The Hoffbrau

Chain Reaction

Fast Food Can Be Fine

Momma's Diner

Food-O-FIle

music

Sleeping With the Television On

Teething Problems at the Austin Music Network

BY MICHAEL BERTIN

On the Threshold

Slaid Cleaves

Also Playing

New Bomb Turks

Roadkill

Dancing About Architecture

Eyes on the Prize

Record Reviews

screens

Internet Brings the World to Rural TexasThe Road to the Wild

BY JANET HEIMLICH

Lucrative Gab

ichat Entrepreneur Andrew Busey

Subdividing subUrbia

Richard Linklater Discusses His New Movie

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

Scanlines

Running Brave

Short Cuts

Film Reviews

The Ancestral

A ghost plagues a Vietnamese family’s inherited home

The Automat

A tabletop history of NYC’s beloved Horn & Hardart diners

Charlotte

Calmly heartrending animated biography of artist Charlotte Salomon

Family Camp

Faith-based comedy rehashes “The Call of the Simpsons”

Happening

Stunning French tale of a woman seeking an abortion is depressingly timely

Hit the Road

Sweet and layered Iranian road trip dramedy

Jayeshbhai Jordaar

Hindi-language battle-of-the-sexes comedy

Monstrous

Babadook wannabe falls over its own metaphors

Oasis Knebworth 1996

Brilliant documentary on the gigs that defined Britpop

On the Count of Three

Suicide pact - you first in this new dark comedy

Private Property

Erotic thriller with a neo-noir spin

Sarkaru Vaari Paata

A spendthrift and his tight-pursed friend clash
arts & culture

Prints Charming

Marking Austin's Museum of Art's "Fresh Ink" Exhibit

BY REBECCA S. COHEN

Local Palette

Paintings

Articulations

Minneapolis Connections
columns

Sexual Health Means Healthy Living

About AIDS

Coach's Corner

BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

Day Trips

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Page Two

BY LOUIS BLACK

Public Notice

Aaaack! It's ACAC!

BY KATE X MESSER

Casting Votes Against Development

Mister Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

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