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Gimme (Animal) Shelter
Swirling city politics, site selection, and – oh yes – animal welfare
"..."I am 100 percent convinced that moving the animal shelter will have no impact on adoptions," counters Town..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

American Job
"...circumstances, playing the lottery is a sound business investment. American Job follows a young worker, Randy Scott (Russell), as..."

March 6, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

American Pie 2
"...(Say It Isn't So) obviously knows. Like the original, American Pie 2 is chock-full of horny lads and their..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

American Wedding
"...the TV screen the other day, a feat even Animal Planet fails to accomplish all that often. As late-night..."

Aug. 1, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin Film Festival: Popovich and the Voice of the Fabled American West
Cats and dogs living together
"...Film” category. Popovich and the Voice of the Fabled American West is crammed to bursting with witty gags, slapstick..."

Oct. 27, 2014 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

No Room at Austin's Animal Inn
Lack of space already dogging new animal center
"...The brand-new Austin Animal Center on Levander Loop has everything a modern city..."

Dec. 23, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Exit Interview: Animal Services Chief Tawny Hammond
Hammond championed no-kill shelter policy in Austin
"...that she would leave her position as the city's Animal Services Chief to take a job as Midwest regional..."

May 26, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Feds' Animal ID Program Raises Ruckus Among Small Farmers
National Animal Identification System favors factory farms over Ma and Pa
"...local farmers for the application of the new National Animal Identification System. And more than a few independent farmers..."

March 17, 2006 News Feature by Frank Rivera

The Q&A Hole: What Extinct Animal Would You Bring Back To Life?
With Matt Oztalay, Peter-John Byrnes, Wiley Wiggins, and more
"...– that goes without saying. Anyone who picked an animal who wasn't a dinosaur either misunderstood the question or..."

Feb. 11, 2013 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

American Meat
Throwing conventions aside and bringing the farmer back to the table
"...part of a nation-wide, 10-state Young Farmer Screening Series, American Meat, directed by Graham Meriwether, aims to dispel the..."

Feb. 17, 2013 Food Post by Anna Toon

The Luv Doc: The Hot, Fiery Furnace of American Stupidity
You should never trust the kind of woman who would go on a date with you
"...protect her offspring from the hot, fiery furnace of American stupidity. As the old Russian proverb says, "The tallest..."

May 12, 2017 Column by The Luv Doc

American Caste
Seven authors react to the photos and documentation in Rich Crawford's Texas Death Row.

Oct. 20, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

American Caste
"...the book, was one I did. And Jerry "the Animal" McFadden was another one. So it's difficult for me..."

Oct. 20, 2000 News Feature by E. A. Eads

Dead Dogs Don't Lie
If your pet escapes, pray for Animal Control
"...From Sept. 11, 2005, when they adopted Butter, an American Bully puppy, they raised him to be good-natured and..."

July 4, 2008 News Feature by Laurel Chesky

How Many Cats Did Austin Save Last Year?
By the numbers, shelter and animal advocate efforts show significant progress
"...Council – and Austin­ites generally – believe about the animal shelter and the city's animal welfare programs?..."

April 3, 2009 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Walking the No-Kill Tightrope
As Austin's animal welfare center moves to a new building, will the delicate balance of 'no-kill' and resources be maintained?
"...sure the scheduled opening of the long-awaited $12 million animal shelter on Levan­der Loop two days later goes according..."

Nov. 4, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Safety Net or Dead End?
The politics of Austin animal welfare
" of speakers took turns explaining to the Austin Animal Advisory Commission what was wrong with her volunteer program...."

Feb. 18, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

White Dog
With typically blunt, disturbing, combative, unconventional storytelling, Fuller tackles the disease of bigotry with this story about a racist dog.
" to Noah's Ark, a training center for movie animals run by the equable Burl Ives. There, animal trainer..."

July 10, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Chaos of Eros
Isabel Coixet's 'Elegy' for a dying animal
"...heart away; sick with desire/And fastened to a dying animal/It knows not what it is." – Yeats in..."

Aug. 22, 2008 Screens Feature by Raoul Hernandez

He Knew Just the Guy for the Job
Meet the multihyphenate Matt D'Elia
"...In American Animal, Los Angeleno Matt D'Elia plays Jimmy, an engaging,..."

March 18, 2011 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

2019 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation
The Academy's five favorite animated shorts, plus two ringers
"...into its ulterior state of mind with a laugh. “Animal Behaviour,” directed by David Fine and Alison Snowden, is..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

An eye-popping, jaw-dropping doc about sext-happy ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner
" thinking?” In the case of this particular political animal, the query is a rhetorical one operating on two..."

June 3, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Golden Compass
The special effects are mostly spectacular in this story of a 12-year-old orphan whose fate is connected to a holy, multiverse war yet to come.
"...(seafaring gypsies), and, most delightfully, daemons, which are the animal manifestations of human souls. They walk and talk alongside..."

Dec. 7, 2007 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Sorority Boys
"...Boys is Some Like It Hot by way of Animal House. The truth is something more like Bosom Buddies..."

March 22, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bedrooms and Hallways
"...twentysomething gay Londoners is worlds removed from her no-budget American lesbian romance Go Fish. But that may just be..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Raining Stones
"...could understand of it was sharp and funny; my American ears would have appreciated subtitles), but it also swerves..."

June 10, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Meet the Feebles
"...year's brilliantly horrific Dead Alive) has finally arrived on American soil, and Jim Henson Industries, Inc. will never be..."

April 8, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spike & Mike's 1992 Festival of Animation
"...bombs, and more than enough also-rans to go around. American Lance Kramer checks in with “Singing Ding-A-Lings,” an apparent..."

Aug. 21, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Potential Neuter to Austin’s No-Kill?
The rules dictating when city animal shelters should spay or neuter lost pets may be changing, and may have an effect on the future of no-kill shelters
"...If a pet owner's animal isn't fixed and finds its way to the Austin..."

Nov. 18, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

From Bethlehem to Austin
A journalist moves from the violence of Palestine to the safety of Austin, and finds herself dazed by the difference.
"...the distance between South Austin and downtown. Being an American citizen made no difference. I still lacked the proper..."

Oct. 19, 2001 News Feature by Muna Hamzeh

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