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ACL Live Review: The Comet Is Coming
Prophecy or promise?
"...Emerging from London’s bubbling jazz scene, the Comet Is Coming assaulted ACL Fest ears, feet, and whole..."

Oct. 5, 2019 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

ACL Fest Interview: The Comet Is Coming
Soul / jazz / funk Comet crashes into ACL!
"...manic sax riffing, melodic synthwave, and thundering grooves, the Comet Is Coming combines the rhythms of modern electronica. Credit..."

Oct. 4, 2019 Music Feature by Michael Toland

SXSW Music Review: The Comet Is Coming
London jazz-tronica trio sparks psychedelic soul vibrations
"...World of Arthur Brown and Coven, electro-jazz groovers the Comet Is Coming simply shrugged off any potential cognitive dissonance..."

March 15, 2019 SXSW Post by Michael Toland

Staehely’s Comet
Reissuing Austin native Al Staehely
" 1982, it came out in Europe as Stahaley’s Comet (as opposed to Ace Frehley’s Comet in 1987), the..."

July 29, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Year of the Comet

May 1, 1992 Movie Review by Louis Black

Deep Impact
"...and Morgan Freeman. The first of this summer's dueling comet films, Leder's Deep Impact takes the high road and..."

May 8, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

What seems at first a normal dinner party, slyly turns into an eerie and ominous Something Else.
" afoot is the recurring mention of a nearby comet and the peculiar mishaps for which its passing has..."

July 11, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

Hard Rain
"...planet is obliterated in either one of the upcoming comet films: Armageddon or Deep Impact. “Hopefully” is the key..."

Jan. 16, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Perseid Meteor Shower 101
We chat with the experts about when and where to see the night-sky show
" see an all-natural laser light show courtesy of Comet Swift-Tuttle? Or am I going to douse myself in..."

Aug. 9, 2016 Chronolog Post by Ashley Moreno

False Accusations
"...misunderstandings, it is hard to know where to start. Comet Hale-Bopp is indeed an "extraordinary object", but other than..."

March 21, 1997 Column

The Final Frontier
Space Is the Place
"...spearheaded the movement in Denton. At the same time, Comet was coalescing in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite. "For..."

Dec. 6, 1996 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Don't Look Up
Apocalyptic comedy is Adam McKay at his most Adam McKay-ish
"...They have some bad news of their own: A comet big enough to decimate everyone and everything on planet..."

Dec. 10, 2021 Movie Review by Trace Sauveur

Gerard Butler brings back the classic disaster movie
"...notice the news updates about Clarke, a newly discovered comet from another solar system. Soon, though, John receives a..."

Dec. 18, 2020 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Texas Platters

Oct. 4, 1996 Music Feature

Letters at 3AM: Reveries
Beauty is something you don't have to deserve
"...the roof every night and face northwest, where a comet seems to hover. They call it Hyakutake. Even L.A.'s..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Column by Michael Ventura

Letters at 3AM: The Script Needs a Rewrite
Cinema history as it's been commonly taught is just plain wrong
"...or entirely wrong. Scientists are used to this; a comet enters the solar system composed of stuff comets aren't..."

Sept. 25, 2009 Column by Michael Ventura

Countdown, 2001
" both the morning and evening sky. The object, comet Hale-Bopp, is visible in the ENE at approximately 4:30am..."

March 14, 1997 Column

Live Shots

Dec. 6, 1996 Music Feature

Best of SXSW: Best Stage Banter, Best Show, Best Repeats
… and other observations from Kevin Curtin’s notebook
"...“We’re called The Comet is Coming. We want you to think about what..."

March 19, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Alex Jones Apologizes!
Slander against politicians is one thing; against pizza shop owners, another
"...a letter formally apologizing to James Alefan­tis, owner of Comet Ping Pong, the D.C. restaurant that Jones (among many..."

March 31, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

DVDanger: Blackness And Shadows
Period piece "The Black Torment" and the world's end in "Dead Shadows"
"...night of one of horror cinema's favorite lunatic concepts: Comet madness!..."

May 3, 2014 Screens Post

Rock & Roll Books
Summer reading
"...You Can't Stop a Comet: My Friends and Buds We've All Been Somewhere Twice..."

June 2, 2006 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Record review

Aug. 12, 2005 Music Review by Michael Chamy

Dylan Plays Vegas
"...130 miles northwest, about 370 million years ago, a comet two-thirds of a mile wide struck that ocean. The..."

July 9, 1999 Column by Michael Ventura

Public Notice
Hale-Bopp, She-Bop, We Bop
"...The comet of the century, they're calling it. This time it..."

March 21, 1997 Column by Kate X Messer

How It Ends
Star-studded apocalyptic indie comedy is just too many vignettes
"...Lister-Jones and Daryl Wein, opens on the day a comet is set to destroy Earth. Dragged out of bed..."

July 23, 2021 Movie Review by James Scott

Dark State
Nutty conspiracy theory flick is Pizzagate-style nonsense
"...documentary re: the shadowy global cabal of those 1% Comet “Pizza” Eaters, has arrived...."

March 19, 2021 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Friends to the End (of the World)
Ric Roman Waugh and Gerard Butler reunite in Greenland
" of the lucky few selected to survive a comet hurtling to Earth. The only problem (other than the..."

Dec. 16, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Welcome to the Jungle: Guns N’ Roses Will Headline ACL Fest 2019
Plus Childish Gambino, Billie Eilish, Cardi B, the Cure, and Mumford
" fans will flip over UK jazz-tronica trio The Comet Is Coming, emotionally intense rapper Denzel Curry, country/folk songwriter..."

April 30, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Second SXSW 2019 Band List
Black Midi, Jealous of the Birds, Deerhunter, and 247 others
"...who performs as Jealous of the Birds, and the Comet Is Coming, a London trio whose beat-heavy sound incorporates..."

Nov. 28, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

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