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Robert Nathan Allen Wants You to Eat Some Bugs
And you could, too – especially this Saturday in Zilker Park
" a joke, like 'You and Dad can eat bugs!' But I thought it was really interesting, and I..."

June 26, 2013 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Film News: Linklater, Rodriguez, and a Case of Millennium Bugs
Production updates, new releases, and job opportunities
"...peek time! Here's a first production still for Millennium Bugs, a Y2K comedy starring UT grad Katy Erin (Shameless)..."

Sept. 13, 2019 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

Eating Bugs Is the Future of Sustainable Farming?
Austin entomophagy advocates bring the crispy, crunchy taste of crickets to the masses
"...likes to let people in on a little secret: Bugs taste like what they eat. That means that not..."

Feb. 15, 2019 Food Feature by Jessi Devenyns

City Chooses Bugs and Birds Over Cats and Dogs
"...spend any amount of money it takes to save bugs and birds. But it was unwilling to save puppies..."

April 14, 2008 Postmarks

Stupid Bugs?
"...level of intelligence we exhibit as of late. Stupid bugs...."

Aug. 22, 2005 Postmarks

Ten Thousand Beautiful Bugs in Your Eyes
New UT entomology project provides stunning public domain images

Feb. 8, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Looney Tunes: Back in Action
Riotous comedy mixes live-action and animation for a great result.
"...73 years, and from the bug-eyed, black-and-white Bosco to Bugs and Daffy, it’s been a helluva run. I’m unapologetically..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...alpha male, drone, bitch in heat, queen bee. It's bugs in particular that are anthropomorphized in Microcosmos, but documentarians..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Space Jam
Dexterously mixing live action and animation, Space Jam tosses NBA champ Michael Jordan onto the 2-D court with the entire Looney Tunes gang and the opposing Monstar team of cartoon characters from another planet.
"...Looney Tunes mob -- they're all here, everyone from Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Porky Pig to Yosemite Sam,..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Just Don't Call Him Bugsy
East Texas guitarist continues the fireworks
" I stopped and moved into the garden,” quips Bugs Henderson. The Tyler-raised, East Texas-based guitarist is playing the..."

June 30, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Big-hearted Argentinean import sees life from a young boy's perspective.

July 16, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bubba Ho-Tep
Elvis Presley and JFK (played brilliantly by Campbell and Davis) fight a soul-sucking mummy in this twisted sci-fi horror film loaded with generous chunks of cheese.
"...where elderly patients steal each other’s eyeglasses and giant bugs are no big surprise. Elvis (Campbell) is cooling his..."

Oct. 24, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Grandfather
"...politics. Unfortunately, it's also about as exciting as watching bugs sleep, due to the film's stodgy formalism. Calling The..."

Dec. 3, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...Sevigny, Tom Wright and Marc Macaulay. Like the palmetto bugs that the film and its chief location take their..."

Feb. 27, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...(Goodwin as a young autistic boy kidnapped by the bugs), Mimic is a surprisingly hollow thriller. Creature effects legend..."

Aug. 22, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mr. Payback
"...screen via a laserdisc, and there's still a few bugs in that end of the game (the image doesn't..."

Feb. 17, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Trading Mom
"...of Trading Mom. When their working, single-parent mom (Spacek) bugs them to get out of bed on time for..."

March 11, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

ACL Fest Interview: Tune-Yards
Saturday headliner Merrill Garbus’ give and take
"...still has to sweep her hotel rooms for bed bugs...."

Oct. 2, 2014 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Eat the Beetles

April 2, 1999 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Bug Up and Educate Yourself on Entomophagy
Saving the planet, one bug at a time
"...of friends accustomed to his unique penchant for crunching bugs, spoke with me about the benefits of entomophagy. He..."

May 29, 2013 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Day Trips
The Cockroach Hall of Fame Museum in Plano offers all things buggy, if you've got the stomach for it
"..."People are always bringing me bugs to identify," Michael Bohdan explains of his collection of..."

May 19, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Robyn Hitchcock's Moving Pictures
Jonathan Demme Films Storefront Hitchcock
"...Which is, of course, intercourse - between people and bugs. When it's between bugs it's called `intercoursebugs,' but with..."

March 13, 1998 Screens Feature by Russell Smith

First Plates Extra Helpings: What’s Cooking in the Entomophagy Scene?
Among other things, would you believe … crickets as a Dai Due special?
"...We’ve covered the progress and the events of local..."

Feb. 4, 2015 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Buggin' out at IMAX
Celebratory habits of the Austin arthropodophile: a Saturday at the Bullock
"...of the new IMAX movie at the museum – Bugs! 3D: A Rainforest Adventure – and the premiere's attendant..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

A Bug's Life
A new, artificially intelligent toy does little to excite the brain or the blood pressure.
"...B.I.O.-BugsHasbro With so many toymakers this fall hot on the..."

Dec. 21, 2001 Screens Feature by Lindsey Simon

Starship Troopers
In this spectacle, lethal insects from outer space do battle with student soldiers. When in Austin recently, Oliver Stone called Starship Troopers "One of the best war films in recent years."
"...classic dialogue rivals even the aforementioned Showgirls (“The goddamn bugs whacked us, Johnny!”; “You're some kind of a fat,..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Two Things Horror Fans Hate: 3-D and Found Footage
Austin director Steven DeGennaro on his horror comedy Found Footage 3D
"...was one big downside with Gonzales County in June. "Bugs, bugs, bugs." At night, the insects were deafening and..."

Oct. 14, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Take a Walk on the Wild Side
The ancient art of foraging for food is aged to perfection
"...have overlooked the enormous bounty – from weeds to bugs – living just outside our doors; several Central Tex­ans..."

April 4, 2014 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Damselflies on the Ceiling of Your Mind
It's not all about the aphid shit, thank you very much
" know that even people who are squeamish around bugs might stop to admire these delicate & elegant creatures..."

Aug. 13, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

What's Bugging Amy Stewart?
The author delivers the goods on nature's baddies
"...This latest, Wicked Bugs, is a follow-up to her bestselling previous book –..."

May 16, 2011 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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