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State Blackmail on Health Care Funds?
Texas may force providers to choose between Title X and state health care funds
"...For more detail on the WHFPT story, see the..."

June 28, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Perry's Blackmail Threat
"...Dear Editor, Governor Perry has followed through with his blackmail threat to veto funding for the district attorney's Public..."

June 18, 2013 Postmarks

State Blackmail Over Health Care Funding?
Is women's health funding in jeopardy?

June 20, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Reckless Moment
" 1949 is a melodramatic suspense story about love, blackmail, and a mother's love for her daughter. James Mason..."

July 5, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Keys to Tulsa
"...and other people's wives, who becomes embroiled in a blackmail scam run by Ronnie (Spader), the white-trash husband of..."

July 11, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Most Controversial Store Windows
"...Gail Chovan always makes sure the store windows at Blackmail remind us of the eternal allure of the color..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Best of Austin Feature

Hindi thriller
"...thriller about a naval officer, his wife's affair, murder, blackmail, and more...."

Aug. 19, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Doc goes beneath the surface of competitive endurance tickling
"...hole of fetish, coercion, exploitation of the working class, blackmail, and most importantly, online bullying. The tickling videos themselves..."

July 8, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Best Window Display
"...kid who grew into a stylish, black-on-black wearing adult, Blackmail’s window displays can make the heart stop. Once bitten,..."

Sept. 11, 2015 Best of Austin Feature

Sex Tape
Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel have escapades while trying to retrieve their sexcapade.
" tape is being used as a means for blackmail, an all-night odyssey of bumbling retrieval ensues...."

July 25, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Based on a book by Trainspotting's Irvine Welsh, this film keeps close company with a nihilistic character, but unwisely pulls its punches.
"...the job. Through his game of shame, scandal, and blackmail, the film follows his attempts to secure that position..."

June 6, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Death at a Funeral
A remake of a 3-year-old British comedy, Death at a Funeral transfers its farce from a predominantly white cast to predominantly black.
"...mounting hysteria of a funeral gone cataclysmically wrong (featuring blackmail, an accidental LSD dosing, and a dead body, for..."

April 23, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Square
A satchel full of ill-gotten cash looms over the characters like the iconic root of all evil in this fantastic Australian suspenser.
" what not to do when engaging in adultery, blackmail, arson, and general antisocial behaviors, and in its best..."

April 16, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tom Hardy delivers a searing performance as Britain's so-called "most violent prisoner."
"...Peterson’s infractions inside began to pile up: insubordination, violence, blackmail, and multiple hostage situations. As his reputation grew, he..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Burn After Reading
The Coen brothers may be masters of black comedy, but there are times when there’s no point in taking them seriously.
"...ends up instead on the wrong end of a blackmail scheme after his wife, Katie (Swinton), misplaces copies of..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The Tailor of Panama
"...To this end Harry accepts Osnard's offer -- it's blackmail, really -- to spy on his wife and find..."

April 20, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...people haunted by their long-ago involvement in a successful blackmail and horse-race-fixing scam, is apt to strike many viewers..."

March 4, 2000 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Ninth Life
"...break-ins, murdered corpses, soured drug deals, phantom porn tapes, blackmail, hermetic nightclubs, fatuous art consumers, cynical cops and loaded..."

May 31, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Best Window Display
TIE: Blackmail; Anthropologie
"...are all over the heart of darkness we call Blackmail. And then there are the Anthropologie window dressers, who..."

Sept. 13, 2013 Best of Austin Feature

Best Window Display
"...Vreeland once proposed that “elegance is refusal.” We think Blackmail proves the point. Gail Chovan’s storefront holds fast against..."

Nov. 9, 2012 Best of Austin Feature

Best Window Display
"...year, with the added vision of artist/designer Aaron Flynn, Blackmail’s displays have assumed the look of surreal, dioramic postcards..."

Oct. 14, 2011 Best of Austin Feature

Best Window Display
TIE: Blackmail; Anthropologie
"...Chovan's original pinnacle of monochromatic couture and taste (hint: Blackmail) and the international chain of elegant, upscale furnishings; decor;..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Best of Austin Feature

Best Window Display
"...glorious, shock-couture hybridization between Edith Head and Peter Lorre, Blackmail's window displays are twice as noir as Alan Ladd..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Best of Austin Feature

Best Window Display
"...and gone, go directly to the front window of Blackmail. Always inspiring and sometimes controversial, these displays set an..."

Oct. 17, 2008 Best of Austin Feature

Best Window Display
TIE: Blackmail, By George
"...Maybe Blackmail owner Gail Chovan loses sleep searching for her next..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Best of Austin Feature

Best Window Display
"...Like a Tim Burton nightmare gone terribly, terribly right, Blackmail's eagerly anticipated window displays take black very seriously: minimalist,..."

Oct. 14, 2005 Best of Austin Feature

Best Window Display
"...vintage furniture, muted colors, newsprint text, and elegant clothing, Blackmail’s windows present a minimalist look that cooly beckons shoppers..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Best of Austin Feature

Best Outfitting For Noir And Boudoir
" watch people's reactions when they walk in," says Blackmail moll Gail Chovan. The local performance artist (formerly known..."

Sept. 25, 1998 Best of Austin Feature

After a Fashion
Stephen goes to a Mega bash and wonders if window dressings can be plagiarized.
"...they have unveiled their new all-black collection ... called "Blackmail." Of course, everyone knows we have our own fabulous..."

Aug. 16, 2002 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Vaguely Purposed Zombies
Maybe astral projection is the best way to survive one of those nutty First Thursday thingies after all …
"...Leslie's in Blackmail, cocking a jaded eye at some dark, translucent negligee,..."

May 30, 2003 Features Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

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