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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

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

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

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

After a Fashion: SXSW Friday
While old geezers Camper Van Beethoven may be back in town taking the skinheads bowling, our Style Avatar gets all, "I'm With the Band," with Ms. You-Know-Who Des Barres herself, and takes the celeb shopping.
"...everyone in town is laughing about the sign in Blackmail's window (1202 S. Congress). Everyone with a sense of..."

March 14, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Luther: The Fallen Sun
Everyone's favorite rule-breaking copper ends up lost in the snow
" their deepest, most humiliating secrets, and then to blackmail them. And while the blackmail might be money, more..."

March 3, 2023 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

After a Fashion
Local merchant Blackmail made a decadent splash at the recent Club DeVille Spring Fashion Extravaganza.
"...kid on the block, with great men's clothes), and Blackmail. Everybody did a fabulous job, and I wish I..."

May 5, 2000 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
It's the SoCo Social Club, 10 years after
" six years, I knew it would be unforgettable. Blackmail's Gail Chovan is not one for cranking out one..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Your tricky riffin' Style Avatar gets all pre-Halloween grim and invites you to his birthday party, which was not supposed to happen
"...WITH A CAPITAL "F" I was a judge at Blackmail's Little Black Dress Design Contest last week. Proprietress Gail..."

Oct. 10, 2008 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Capitol Chronicle
Cheney's call to war is as illegitimate as ever.
"...the United States or any other nation to nuclear blackmail." This supposedly outrageous course of action precisely mirrors U.S...."

Sept. 6, 2002 News Column by Michael King

The Man Who Wasn't There
The story is rife with the Coens' ripe ambivalence, a black seriocomic opera of fouled-up American dreams, and a meditation on ambivalence that is itself often as ambiguous as the emotional meanderings of its protagonist, a small-town barber. The film's black-and-white image processing is stunning.
"...and then does nothing for a long time. Eventually, blackmail crosses Ed's frame of reference (it's 1949, and blackmail..."

Nov. 2, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

After a Fashion
The Anthony-Nak Fall 2001 Collection raises the bar on local designers.
"...chic SoCo strip? None other than our old favorite Blackmail. Having signed the lease on 1202 S. Congress, Blackmail..."

May 18, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Follow a local dress as it makes it way off the bolt, into an Austin boutique, and across the country to Hollywood for the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Morton's!
" Borrowing exquisite vintage formalwear from Gail Chovan at Blackmail, she surrounded the table with mannequins and created a..."

April 13, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
The good (Gail), the bad (the big snip), and the fugly (Kim Kardashian) as deigned by Your Style Avatar
"...a gurney into the front row for Gail Chovan's Blackmail show at Justine's. Gail texted me in the morning,..."

Nov. 11, 2011 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
After a long absence, Your Style Avatar returns ... to SoCo
"...BLACKMAILING While Gail Chovan is gallivanting around Paris teaching fashion..."

July 15, 2011 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar's Swish Alps of the social season loom on the horizon. Time to strap on those designer skis.
"...also the 11th anniversary of meeting Gail Chovan of Blackmail, who instantly became my once and future favorite fashion..."

Sept. 10, 2010 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

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