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Choosing Detention Over Death
Refugees come to the U.S. seeking protection, find detention instead
"...center. The CBP facilities are notorious for being too cold (they're often called hieleras, Spanish for "iceboxes") with limited..."

Dec. 25, 2015 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Farmers Market Report: July 20-21, 2013
Summer salads and specials
"...the time of year that your Grandma had ice cold cucumber and onion salad on the table every night...."

July 19, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers Market Report: May 4-5
More summer vegetables arrive
"...low eighties again, having an all-around beautiful weekend. Record-setting cold in MAY! How in the world it didn’t rain..."

May 3, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers Market Report: April 20-21
Perfect conditions this weekend
"...I could get used to this alternating hot and cold weather! Especially when it involves rain. The weather is..."

April 19, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Wildfire Watch
Cooler temps come with risks
"...been jubilantly praising the news of this weekend's forthcoming "cold front" (scare quotes generously provided by skepticism and desperation)..."

Sept. 7, 2012 News Post by Monica Riese

The Future Is Now
Local fiscal policy enters its Cold War era
"...other means – you might call it a Budget Cold War. Neither Futrell, nor the City Council, nor the..."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Staff Says Resilience Hubs Will Be Ready This Winter
Winter storm response has been a Council priority
"...shelter and resources to people in need during the cold winter months has historically been a challenge for the..."

Nov. 30, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

Laal Singh Chaddha
Indian remake of Forrest Gump even more cloying than the original
"...the tumultuous path of the United States through the Cold War years resonated with audiences for its gentle treatment..."

Aug. 12, 2022 Movie Review by Josh Hurtado

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Silvana Estrada, Rochelle & the Sidewinders, Loteria, Chili Cold Blood, Shemekia Copeland, and more live shows
"...which feels so good. – Robert Penson 14th Annual Chili Cold Blood Chili Cook-OffSagebrush, Saturday 29, noon-6:30pm..."

Jan. 28, 2022 Music Column by Christina Garcia

Volunteer Efforts Take Center Stage in Winter Storm Relief
Chasing the cold away
"...couple of folks returning late after work on a cold night," Sheffield wrote. Not all the unsheltered Aus­tinites Runner..."

Feb. 26, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Painter and the Thief
Intriguing tale of crime and redemption
"...the "sensitive killer" figure in his true-crime classic, In Cold Blood...."

May 22, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Public
Emilio Estevez directs and stars in this social drama about who gets to use public spaces
"...stage a sit-in at a public library as a cold front engulfs Cincinnati...."

April 5, 2019 Movie Review

Hunter Killer
Cold War flashbacks as Gerard Butler takes on the Russkies
"...our country. Hunter Killer, a surprisingly fun throwback to Cold War thrillers, winds back the clock 30 years and..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Red Sparrow
Erotic spy thriller is Fifty Shades of Gorky Park.
"...Russian intelligence operations on every front page, making a neo-Cold War spy drama seems like a zeitgeist necessity. But..."

March 2, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Mummy
Tom Cruise does the monster mash
"...your wallet. As for me, I’ll be rewatching the crypt-cold classic Karloff version this evening to wash the digital..."

June 9, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Day Trips & Beyond: Texas Springs Under Threat
Visit these five watering holes while you can
"...spring-fed pool with your feet dangling in the ice cold water on a hot summer’s day...."

April 20, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

White Girl
Sex, drugs, and privilege
"...like waking up after partying all night, in the cold light of day, White Girl’s themes offer little insight..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Austin Opera Takes Aim at the Election With Its Adaptation of The Manchurian Candidate
Composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell shoot to thrill in their opera based on Richard Condon's Cold War classic
"...it or not, The Manchurian Candidate – yes, that Cold War thriller about conspiracies, brainwashing, and a murderous coup..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Hail, Caesar!
The Coen brothers celebrate and eviscerate old Hollywood
"...are fraught. Commie fifth columnists, Red dupes, and the Cold War are in full swing and the first hydrogen..."

Feb. 5, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Room
Emma Donoghue's screen adaptation of her bestseller is a knockout
"...go into it here, since it should be experienced cold if possible. The latter half isn’t quite as strong..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Captive
Ripped-from-the-headlines movie about a hostage crisis defused by a devotional book
"...meth-addicted, widowed mom-cum-kidnappee Ashley Smith, and Oyelowo, playing the stone-cold killer turned cornered kidnapper Brian Nichols, help this spiritual..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hotel Transylvania 2
The Universal monsters reunite for another animated kiddie fling
"...minutes, but leaves their adult handlers out in the cold...."

Sept. 25, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Everest
Ace ensemble cast enacts the real-life story of a doomed climbing expedition
"...everything else known to mankind. Combined with the unrelenting cold, lacerating wind, and blinding snow with flakes as fine..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Ex Machina
Smart, sinister sci-fi film about human error and techno-terror
"...around its climax, but what comes before is a cold-sweated chamber piece about human error and techno-terror...."

April 17, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Chef Sonya Coté Fires It Up at the Future Food Dinner
Bringing the best in entomophagy to Little Pink Monster Gallery
"...is going to be what my wife calls stupid cold...."

March 4, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

A la Mala
Mexican comedy about a woman who makes her livelihood flirting with other women's men.
"...fall in love with her and then dropping him cold. Everything is fine until, of course, Mala falls in..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Foxcatcher
The performances by Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, and Mark Ruffalo anchor this drama, which nearly sinks from its weightiness.
"...Olympic gold medal-winning Schultz brothers, one that ends in cold-blooded murder in a driveway one snowy day in January...."

Dec. 19, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Citizenfour
When Edward Snowden was in that hotel room in Hong Kong sharing his initial intel about NSA surveillance, Laura Poitras' was there with a camera to film his disclosures.
"...the world stage clasping truckloads (okay, thumb drives) of cold, hard, terrifically tangible proof of what so many had..."

Nov. 7, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gossip and Goat at TMBBQ Fest
Cool weather, new site plan make for an enjoyable barbecue feast
"...An early cold front with overcast skies and cool breezes and an..."

Sept. 16, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Borgman
This Dutch film is a darkly nuanced fable that keeps us consistently off-balance.
"...This is definitely a film in which going in cold is to your benefit...."

June 13, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

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