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The Fearless Freaks
Documentary about the band the Flaming Lips – the crazy/bizarre Oklahoma outfit that, despite itself, rose to national prominence.
" tow, at their heavily theatrical performances. The Fearless Freaks is the best and most intimate rock & roll..."

April 15, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Eight Legged Freaks
Giant spiders invade a small town in this fun B-movie throwback.
"...barrel when Tarantula took to the hills,” Eight Legged Freaks is an occasionally charming mix of campy fun and..."

July 19, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...months of the series highlights classics of the Thirties. Freaks is one of those legendary films, made all the..."

Sept. 23, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Luv Doc Recommends: The Fearless Freaks World Premiere
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, Sunday, March 13, 2005
"...– is celebrating the world premiere of The Fearless Freaks, his latest documentary, chronicling the Flaming Lips’ improbable career...."

March 11, 2005 Column by The Luv Doc

Blingee: Someone the Freaks Can Relate To
Justin Bond loves Lucy, and we love Justin Bond. So do we love Lucy? Duh!
"...just smacking this middle age man. They become the freaks. They become the aliens, and Lucy and Ethel are,..."

Oct. 22, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Mothersbaugh's Antique Freaks
Mark Mothersbaugh's "Beautiful Mutations" aren't vintage shots of circus freaks but antique photos altered to make their subjects look disturbing yet eerily beautiful
"...of a turn-of-the-century stereoscope loaded with portrait sittings of freakshow stars. But Mothersbaugh's reasonably priced (insanely so!) limited-edition prints..."

March 19, 2004 Arts Feature by Kate X Messer

Fistful of Freaks
Albert and Allen Hughes' American Pimp
"...American pimp and comes up with a fistful of freaks, racial subdivisions, and outlandish tales that make Starsky and..."

March 17, 2000 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Some Freaks
High school misfits bond and fall in love in this unsentimental romance

Aug. 4, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

10 Freaks and Geeks to Redefine Austin Music
Local passion projects with singular visions

Sept. 2, 2016 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Freaks of Nature
Humans, vampires and zombies live in peace until an alien invasion

Oct. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bill Cotter's Parallel Apartments Are Full of Freaks Like You and Me
And the author presents a wine-fueled glimpse at BookPeople tomorrow.

Feb. 24, 2014 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Attention iPhone Freaks!
T-Mobile announces 4G network in Austin

July 21, 2010 News Post by Jillian Richardson

Control Freaks
Film Top Tens

Jan. 9, 1998 Screens Feature

Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Freaks and Geeks alum Jason Segel stars in this new sex comedy from the Judd Apatow production factory.
"...Jack McBrayer and Paul Rudd. Written by and starring Freaks and Geeks alum Segel (Neil Peart! Yeah!), Forgetting Sarah..."

April 18, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Stay Sweet, BFF, KIT
'Freaks and Geeks' fans and their bittersweet assembly at the Alamo
"...The freaks and geeks assembled for the Alamo Drafthouse's marathon of..."

June 10, 2005 Screens Feature by Marrit Ingman

Nothing Bad Can Happen
The title is grimly ironic: In fact, a whole lot of bad things happen in this German horror film.
"...of intentions, as Tore joins up with the Jesus Freaks, a collection of born-again punk rocker types based in..."

June 27, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

Drillbit Taylor
This mediocre tween comedy that stars Owen Wilson comes from some very talented people – Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen – who appear to be experiencing a delayed sophomore slump.
" a strange hybrid of Apatow's über-cool TV series Freaks and Geeks and 1980s My Bodyguard, a cool albeit..."

March 21, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

TV Eye
NBC actually dropped Freaks & Geeks -- the smart, funny, refreshingly true-to-life high school comedy? Well, duh. Also, a look at the WB's DC, the latest ensemble drama to feature incredibly good-looking people.
"..."Canceled, for now. Help Freaks and Geeks find a home," reads the Freaks and..."

March 31, 2000 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Five-Year Reunion
'Freaks and Geeks' comes back in a big way – on DVD
"...Available in limited release from the show's Web site ( – a slightly stripped-down, six-disc edition is available for..."

April 16, 2004 Screens Feature by Marrit Ingman

Polyamory and commitment weigh heavy in this New York rom-com
"...couple, Anna (Hall) and Will (Stevens), are two rare freaks who have only ever been with each other, and..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

Amira & Sam
Cross-cultural love between a U.S. soldier and an Iraqi girl flourishes in the Big Apple.
"...the gangly Bill Haverchuck on the seminal television series Freaks and Geeks. Ramrod-straight and radiating the sort of quiet..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

X Offenders
Weirdos, freaks, and even musicians race for the prize at this weekend's X Games
"...a freak, but as we've come along, sports and freaks and drugs and weirdos are all meshed together. Naturally..."

June 6, 2014 Music Feature by Luke Winkie

AFF2012: A Conversation With Paul Feig 
'Freaks and Geeks' creator looks back
"...Freaks and Geeks was one of the first canceled shows..."

Oct. 22, 2012 Screens Post by Leah Churner

The "wedding industrial complex" is under siege in this funny new comedy written by Kristen Wiig.
" the finesse these first-time screenwriters and director Feig (Freaks and Geeks' chief architect) bring to marrying raunch, romantic..."

May 13, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Howl is a must-see for Beat freaks and poetry geeks but might not be an enriching experience for newcomers to the work of Allen Ginsberg.
"...becomes dangerously static. Howl is a must-see for Beat freaks and poetry geeks but might not be an enriching..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo
An engaging doc about the Oklahoma State Prison Rodeo.
"...winsomely weird portrait of the Flaming Lips, The Fearless Freaks, and his equally bizarre but utterly unforgettable Okie Noodling...."

Sept. 17, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Pineapple Express
A winning "bromance" between stoners, played by reigning comedy king Seth Rogen and James Franco, is at the heart of this shaggy pot story.
"...Rogen and Franco – who previously worked together on Freaks and Geeks and are part of überproducer Judd Apatow's..."

Aug. 8, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus
From the director and writer of Secretary comes this odd fictional biopic about this photographer's impulses.
"...into the eyes of her transvestites, hookers, and circus freaks and not see themselves. Fur dares the viewer to..."

Dec. 8, 2006 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Unaccompanied Minors
Calling John Hughes: Former Freaks and Geekster Paul Feig has got your number.
"...meets Planes, Trains & Automobiles? Calling John Hughes: Former Freaks and Geekster Paul Feig has got your number. Feig,..."

Dec. 8, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Keeping Up With the Steins
This story about one-upmanship while staging a bar mitzvah in L.A., should, by all rights, be very funny, but, sadly, it is not.
"...keep hoping it will avoid. Almost any episode of Freaks and Geeks captured both the high anxiety of young..."

June 9, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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