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Holiday Dining Doesn't Have to Be All Stomach Cramps and Anaphylaxis
Picnik’s edible philosophies

Dec. 14, 2018 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Friday the 13th
The latest coming of Our Man in the Hockey Mask was filmed in Austin.
"...back), I humbly offer up this tribute to the Cramps' late, great frontman, Lux Interior, in lieu of a..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
"...soundtrack to accompany the film, with songs by the Cramps, the Pixies and Violent Femmes, among others. Hold Me,..."

Aug. 27, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

SXSW Interview: Kid Congo
Gun Club/Bad Seeds/Cramps guitarist just being himself
"...He earned his stage name in the Cramps before moving onto Nick Cave’s Bad Seeds and a..."

March 16, 2013 Music Post by Tim Stegall

Flametrick Subs
Texas Platter
"...the Flametrick Subs that hasn't been said about the Cramps? Plenty. The Cramps don't call Austin home, and they've..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Kid Congo Powers & the Pink Monkey Birds
SXSW showcase reviews
"...member of the Gun Club, longtime member of the Cramps, and onetime sideman to Nick Cave, Powers proved himself..."

March 27, 2009 Music Review by Greg Beets

Finding a New Rhythm
After a health crisis, Tapestry's Acia Gray slows things down
"...reality of it is 10 times worse: agonizing stomach cramps, high fever, drastic weight loss. By the time she..."

Feb. 27, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dancing About Architecture
"...involve scribbling the words "Monte Warden" until his hand cramps up. Warden, whose recent A Stranger to Me Now..."

June 4, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

No Law & Order
"...TRICKY WOO: It seems even the Cramps aren't making good Cramps records anymore, but their spirit..."

March 12, 1999 Music Feature

Sin Like You Mean It
The Flametrick Subs & Satan's Cheerleaders
"...Crash, "but a good one is -- if the Cramps were from Texas." Adds lead guitarist Clem Hoot, "It's..."

Nov. 1, 1996 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

SXSW Music Review: The Klitz
Memphis punk pioneers endure
" klatch poured in as Faulhaber belted out the Cramps’ “TV Set.” They didn’t stay. Their loss...."

March 14, 2019 SXSW Post by Tim Stegall

Healthy Austin Food for New Year’s Resolution-Makers
Turning over a new (and local) lettuce leaf can be tasty and fun
"...Counter Culture has been serving up vegan takes on..."

Jan. 16, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

ACL Review: Ron Gallo
Philly garage rocker’s aim is true
"...Forays into Cramps-like jungle thump in “Please Yourself” and stoner rock –..."

Oct. 14, 2017 Music Post by Michael Toland

Parker Millsap
"...Oklahoman comes off as the spiritual child of the Cramps or Flat Duo Jets rather than Jimmie Rodgers...."

Oct. 13, 2017 Music Feature

ACL Review: Parker Millsap
Oklahoman singer-songwriter exorcises his inner punk
"...Oklahoman comes off as the spiritual child of the Cramps or Flat Duo Jets rather than Jimmie Rodgers...."

Oct. 8, 2017 Music Post by Tim Stegall

My Obsession: Ernie Kovacs
Breaking the fourth wall with the legendary comedian
"...Ernie Kovacs died?/ Bend over, I'll drive" – The Cramps..."

May 12, 2017 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Gay Place
Queerbomb is short on funds and needs your help
" tribute to Faster, Pussycat and rockabilly rulers the Cramps. Plus, trivia and a "Show Us How You Go-Go"..."

May 12, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

Cured: The Tale of Two Imaginary Boys
Cured: The Tale of Two Imaginary Boys
"...Along the way there's hilarity, of a sort: a Cramps-like early gig at a mental hospital in Orpington where..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Music Review by Marc Savlov

Walter Daniels
"...with a tambourine taped to his leg, and Gun Club/Cramps/Nick Cave guitar hero Kid Congo Powers spits out a..."

Dec. 2, 2016 Music Review by Tim Stegall

Scientists Revisited on A Place Called Bad
Aussie grunge progenitors await a new generation of action rockers
"...any in rock. Channeling the trashabilly aesthetic of the Cramps, beat-noir mantras of Suicide, and dirty power of the..."

Aug. 19, 2016 Music Post by Michael Toland

Dear Glutton: SXSW Edition Day One
Getting loopy on synths and Tiger's Blood
" bakeries in Austin. There’s nothing worse than dance cramps, so steer away from their (admittedly excellent) massive sandwiches..."

March 15, 2016 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Tea and Sympathy
SquareRüt spreads the gospel of kava
" relieve stress and anxiety, ease muscular tension and cramps, and alleviate insomnia and depression. "We're not doctors, so..."

March 4, 2016 Food Feature by Adrienne Whitehorse

Don't Call It Street Punk
A new breed of punk rules Red River
"...a cursory smattering of prime names from 1977: Wire, Cramps, Stranglers, Dead Boys, Suicide, the Clash. Do any of..."

Feb. 5, 2016 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Indian with a Texas twist
" another thing – more readily associated with stomach cramps and nausea than chop-licking and second helpings. So while..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Who Let the Dogs Out?
A playlist for the dog days of summer
"...Doug Freeman "Can Your Pussy Do the Dog?," the Cramps..."

July 17, 2015 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Sweet Spirit Tour Diary
On the road with Spoon
"...was a room-pounding version of “TV Set” by the Cramps...."

May 26, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Live Shot: Lindi Ortega
Canadian Country Music Association Roots Artist of the Year
"...Artist of the Year, Ortega wasn’t afraid to inject Cramps-style rockabilly into the spooky “Murder of Crows,” or get..."

March 22, 2015 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Saturday Picks & Sleepers
Last night blurbs – hip-hop Picks and slept-on Sleepers
"...Jyrki69 of Finnish horror punks 69 Eyes, and one-time Cramps bassist Chopper Franklin fuel the hootenanny. Recent Bad Things..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton
Never a kind word for Big Star
"...the Box Tops ("The Letter"), production work with the Cramps and Tav Falco's Panther Burns, and his reinvention as..."

May 30, 2014 Music Feature by Michael Toland

The Horrors
"...noisesome garage-punk threat mashing up the Birthday Party and Cramps and dressing it like Johnny Thunders as a guest..."

May 2, 2014 Music Review by Tim Stegall

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