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An Austin D.A. Turns to Detective Novels
Q&A with Mark Pryor on his Paris-set Hugo Marston mysteries
"...County District Attorney's Office. He writes an award-winning blog (D.A. Confidential) and last year successfully prosecuted Dennis Davis for..."

Oct. 10, 2012 Books Post by Jordan Smith

District Attorney Moore and First Assistant D.A. Montford Lose a Round in Survivors' Suit Drama
Federal judge allows for a possible second lawsuit
"...depose Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore, First Assistant D.A. Mindy Montford, and Assistant D.A. Mona Shea, in the..."

April 5, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Travis D.A. Seeks a Roadblock in Sexual Assault Suit
Moore, Montford on defense after disclosure of alleged misconduct
"...U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel will hold a second..."

April 2, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Sexual Assault Suit Bombshell Lands in D.A.’s Office
ADA Mindy Montford accused of "possible defamation," revealed in secretly taped phone call
"...the First Assistant District Attorney at the Travis County D.A.’s Office, has been accused of “possible defamation” in a..."

March 8, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

A Knight's Tale
This warped medieval yarn about a peasant who passes himself off as a knight glides by on a funny, friendly, goofy sort of goodness.
"...working a guffaw out of its audience. The modern dialogue, even the modern sensibilities, don't really rub wrong in..."

May 11, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Austin Confidential
Interview With Actor Russell Crowe
"...the Four Seasons suite, grabs a quick coffee, and immediately pulls out a pack of Marlboro reds, lighting up..."

Oct. 17, 1997 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

How You Became a Criminal
An interview with Canadian documentary filmmaker Ron Mann about his newest film, Grass.
"...Canadian documentarian Ron Mann specializes in pop culture histories, assembled..."

March 10, 2000 Screens Feature by Nick Barbaro

Movie Titles for 1997
"...MYSTERY 3.5 (R.F.) 5/9/97 B B.A.P.S. BOMB (M.S.) 3/28/97 BANDWAGON 3.0 (M.S.) 10/10/97 BATMAN & ROBIN 1.0 (M.S.) 6/20/97..."

Jan. 9, 1998 Screens Feature

L.A. Story
The Texas Documentary Tour presents Joseph Tovares' doc about the infamous Zoot Suit Riots in racially divided 1940s Los Angeles.
"...whines, and the narrator's tone is slightly enervated but deadly serious. L.A. Confidential? Simmering just beneath the deceptively laid-back..."

Jan. 11, 2002 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Hightower Hits a Wall
Syndicator balks at criticism of hedge fund newspaper chains
"...Austin-based pundit and progressive activist Jim Hightower is a..."

Nov. 30, 2018 News Post by Michael King

The Journey of a Gun
Gun traveled circuitous path to Kevin Brown's hands
"...Smith. Smith, who wanted information about an Eastside drug dealer known as "Icy Mike," was calling on behalf of..."

Oct. 5, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

A Life of His Own
Diving right in with Tab Hunter
"...On Feb. 16, 1957, he knocked Elvis Presley off..."

June 1, 2007 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

A Room With a View
Steve Wertheimer prepares to open a second Continental Club -- in Houston.
"..."It basically feels like a grown-up version of what's..."

May 26, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

After a Fashion
With a successful 30th high school reunion under his tunic, Stephen proves that you can go home again
"...HIGH SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL I went to my 30th high school reunion last..."

June 30, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Medicaid Patients Face a Future Without Planned Parenthood
“I don’t know where I would go”
"...J.D. grew up in Texas foster care and transferred..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

After a Fashion
"...limousines at the Bruce Springsteen concert set off this diatribe. Gee, I read that same column, and chuckled at..."

May 12, 2000 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Book Tour Confidential
"...In these latter days of the 20th century, as..."

May 21, 1999 Books Feature by Carol Dawson

After a Fashion
Who called LouAnn? Who dined with Gwyneth? "Walk this way" and find out!
"...L.A. NOT SO CONFIDENTIAL My favorite irrepressible international bon vivant, Bob Emerson, who..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Nepotism is disliked only by those who have no familial connections to make use of.
"...DID OUR STRIPES GO? So sorry to hear of Diana Ross' recent altercation at Heathrow Airport and subsequent arrest...."

Oct. 8, 1999 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The Big Sleep
"...all their war-related film product, which included a movie, Confidential Agent, that Bacall filmed following The Big Sleep. When..."

June 6, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

8 Mile
Eminen's semi-autobiographical story of a young, white rapper on the rise in Detroit has a soft-focus Hollywood tint.
"...least appreciate Rabbit's fully functioning ho-radar. Curtis Hanson's (L.A. Confidential) take on the Eminem story (the film is heavily..."

Nov. 8, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Woody Harrelson reunites with the director of The Messenger to create this portrait of a very dirty cop.
"...Directed by: Oren Moverman. Starring: Woody Harrelson, Ned Beatty,..."

Feb. 24, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Travis County District Attorney's Office Under Fire in New Court Filing
First Assistant D.A. accused of “possible defamation”
"...the First Assistant District Attorney at the Travis County D.A. office, has been accused of “possible defamation” in a..."

March 4, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Prosecutor Times Four
The four D.A. candidates have their critics
"...Last week in Part 1, we introduced readers to..."

Feb. 8, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Crackpot Crackdown
Joining a long East Texas tradition, Jackson County DA Bobby Bell has convicted 28 black people on drug charges via manufactured evidence and railroaded trials. One small-town exile, her family, and a few neighbors are finally fighting back.
"...was born in the small Southeast Texas city of Edna, seat of Jackson Co. and just north of Port..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Digging Deeper Into the Pet Sematary
Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer on their Stephen King adaptation
" toddler Gage) as they find out that, sometimes, dead is better...."

April 9, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The first book in this new L.A. Quartet shows new depth, scope, and craftsmanship in James Ellroy's canon
"...Perfidiaby James Ellroy Alfred A. Knopf, 720pp., $28.95..."

Oct. 24, 2014 Arts Feature by Tim Stegall

Weak at the Knee?
Chief Stan Knee's tenure at the APD has had many external successes, and several internal failures.
"...lawsuits had shamed the department; and news headlines had broadcast community charges of racism and excessive use of force...."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Breaking Up
"...closed, two-character study of a relationship plummeting earthward is dead on target; you can hear the wind whistling between..."

Oct. 17, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Environmental Cage Match
After a history of pulling its punches, is EPA finally forcing TCEQ to clean up the Texas air?
"...typically attracted to Austin for its casually hip vibe, graduate school, or a perhaps a career in high tech...."

May 28, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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