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Star Wars: The Clone Wars
The only important things in this new animated epic is that viewers be blown away by the endless and pointless laser battles and that girl power comes into its own.
"...Directed by: Dave Filoni. Starring: Matt Lanter, Ashley Eckstein, James Arnold Taylor, Dee Bradley..."

Aug. 15, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Star Wars Day: Happy May the Fourth, And a Very Merry Revenge of the Fifth
One man's 35 year trip to a galaxy far, far away
"...will always remember the first time I saw a Star Wars film. It was early 1978, and it changed..."

May 4, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Death Star and Fat Boy
The "invisible hand" of utility deregulation looks an awful lot like Ken Lay's.
"...in charge of salvaging the bankrupt company's debris, Enron energy traders were indeed manipulating the newly deregulated California energy..."

May 17, 2002 News Column by Michael King

TateAustin Energy
Something Costly This Way Comes: PR for City Utility
"...research and development, especially in the area of sustainable energy? That the company returns a portion of its annual..."

June 5, 1998 News Column by Jenny Staff

SXSW Eco Adds Some Star Power
Jessica Alba joins the lineup
"...the festival's fall offshoot, so the U.S. Depart­ment of Energy will reignite the SXSW Interactive spark of electronic creativity..."

Sept. 28, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

EPA on Unclean Energy: "No Source Review"
The Bush Administration's rollback of New Source Review could guarantee more dirty air for years to come.
"...Americans who enjoy breathing had better hope the clean energy industry takes off with a vengeance, because the Bush..."

June 21, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Energy Forward
Sofia Resnick gets her kee-op! on at Master Yi Martial Arts Academy
"...clad with black belts offer to take the wannabe stars and the has-beens, those into film or those into..."

Jan. 11, 2008 Screens Feature by Sofia Resnick

Star Parks' New Album Proves Prescient in These Uncertain Times
Sophomore LP, The New Sounds of Late Capitalism captures our suddenly insecure moment
"...that panic early in the day, where I just started thinking about it too much and got really into..."

April 3, 2020 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Vermont Waste, Lone Star Storage
Vital vote on radioactive waste this morning
"...countries, to dispose of radioactive waste in the Lone Star State...."

Nov. 13, 2010 News Post by Kelsey McNiel

Jonathan Coulton: “Internet Rock Star
They Might Be Giant opener has a successful business model
"...by NPR’s description of you as an “Internet rock star.” Tell me about making this model successful?..."

Feb. 2, 2012 Music Post by Melanie Haupt

A Shining Star Goes Dark
A tragedy at Reagan High School evokes a mother's courageous response.
"...both students and teachers. "She was absolutely a shining star," said Vanessa Connor, Ortralla's English teacher, who was with..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Shining Star: Dripping Springs Conquers Light Pollution
Ranch town awarded for outdoor lighting ordinance
"...has become a flat canvas; the "big and bright" stars have faded to barely perceptible dots...."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Feature by Brandon Watson

'First Rock-Star President' Tours Texas, Opening Acts Suck
Bill Clinton spoke at UT as part of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Big whoop.
"...most stately saxophonist: "Welcome back to UT the first rockstar president of the US, Bill Clinton!" Give me strength...."

Feb. 28, 2008 News Post by Matt Martinez

Star Chambers
"...was playing. It really gave us a lot of energy." In addition, she did about 10 minutes of yoga..."

Dec. 3, 1999 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

All-Star Team
"...as well as the high salaries common to sports stars, this is an outfit that plays to win. What..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Column by Jenny Staff

Going Green
Going green is easier than it seems
"...My old thermostat looked like a Star Trek artifact. If I set it at 82, it..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Features Feature by Abe Louise Young

Enviro-Rentalism
Saving the planet when you don't even own your own (low-flow) pot to piss in
"...Austinites are renters, making some of the most important energy-saving activities (and city rebates) inaccessible. Moreover, rental properties are..."

March 9, 2007 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Pioneers or Settlers?
Balancing renewables and affordability at AE
"...Planning Task Force issued a bold recommendation to Austin Energy, the city's municipally owned utility. Charged with the task..."

Jan. 16, 2015 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Cool City: My Big Fat Carbon Footprint
One reporter's liberating steps toward energy efficiency
"...It started when the lightbulb went on...."

July 11, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Austin will get one of four new franchises to start play in the 2005-06 season. They will play a..."

March 25, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Rodeo 80
The 2007 Legislature in a quick-step roundup
"...at the conclusion of a legislative session in which energy and environmental issues enjoyed unusual prominence – with discernible..."

June 8, 2007 News Column

The Naked Gun Two 1/2: The Smell of Fear
"...Directed by: David Zucker. Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.j. Simpson and..."

July 5, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Eco-Currents: Spring Roundup
Butterflies, hummingbirds, power plants, and more
"...least five actions chosen from the following program areas: energy and water conservation, water quality protection, waste reduction, alternative..."

April 15, 2011 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

The Hightower Lowdown
The media buys the Pentagon's lies, W can't keep his free-market ideology straight, and biotechnology brings us Frankenpigs.
"...test of the razzle-dazzle, video-arcade, anti-missile-defense scheme known as Star Wars. The Bush team is determined to dump about..."

Aug. 17, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

Win Tickets to This Saturday's Cowboys' Game!
"...We have a winner. Thanks for participating. Answers: 1) Energy Star-qualified compact flourescent lightbulbs use 75% less energy. 2)..."

Aug. 15, 2007 Sports Post by Nora Ankrum

Eco-Currents: Reading the Bones
Gluing frogs onto storm drains and other civic duties
"...a setback this week with news that Yingli Green Energy Americas Inc. won't be locating a solar-panel manufacturing plant..."

May 28, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Self-Medicated
It contains some freshman mistakes, but this microindie has such dramatic momentum, such a need to tell its story, that it's well worth a look.
"...Directed by: Monty Lapica. Starring: Monty Lapica, Diane Venora, Michael Bowen, Greg Germann, Kristina..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Amateur
"...Directed by: Hal Hartley. Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Martin Donovan, Elina Lowensohn and Damian Young...."

June 23, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Ready or Not
Party games will be the death of Samara Weaving in this raucous black comedy
"...Directed by: Tyler Gillett and Matt Bettinelli-Olpin. Starring: Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O'Brien, Henry Czerny, Andie..."

Aug. 23, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Venom
Spider-Man's nemesis gets a spin-off without web-head
"...Directed by: Ruben Fleischer. Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze and..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

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