Rhino Video, packager of subcultural phenomena, a few months ago released Battle of the Planets / Gatchaman DVDs that include episodes of Asian anime series Gatchaman and corresponding episodes of its surreal American knockoff, Battle of the Planets.
Austin institutions: Hippies. The bats. Kelso. Ethan Hawke and Russell Crowe? Rumor has it the two River City regulars have signed on for The Alamo, the not-yet-greenlit, big-budget remake tentatively set to film just outside Austin.
The Blanton Museum of Art gets a cool million for its new building, Austin Museum of Art gets a new director of development to raise money for its new building, and a whole lotta Austin Artists get nominations for the 2001-02 Critics Table Awards.
Mike Tyson's a punk who doesn't deserve the cover of Sports Illustrated; the Spurs and Mavs are pretenders who don't deserve better than they got; and baseball fans well, they deserve a league that can deal with its labor problems