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City of God
City of God, like the Rio de Janeiro housing project for which it’s named, is often grim and dire, but the film is also imbued with hope and transcendence.
"...Meirelles. Starring: Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Seu Jorge, Leandro Firmino da Hora, Phellipe Haagensen, Jonathan Haagensen and Douglas Silva...."

March 14, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Talk to the Hand (of God)
James Hannaham reads at BookPeople in support of his debut novel God Says No
"...God may have said nyet, but the critics sounded yes..."

Sept. 15, 2009 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Mojo Nixon is God
Third place
"...Momma's calling three times a day now...."

Feb. 17, 2006 Books Feature by Susan Shields

God Loves Ya When You Dance
Texan outlaw Billy Joe Shaver, straight shooter
"...most indelible tunes in all of country music. His canon helped change the course of Nashville, most notably when..."

Aug. 17, 2012 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

The God's Heaven Truth
Rev. Gean West & the Relatives add another chapter to Texas funk history
"...Saturday night, down at the Continental Club, a little-known 1970s Dallas gospel group takes the stage for the..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

No Prozac for the Wicked
The Cool Capers of Donald Westlake
"...Like God and the Devil, - - writer Donald E. Westlake..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

The Luv Doc: A Barney Fife God's Universe
People are just no damn good
" classmates through email or on Facebook/Instagram and I know generally what they are up to and how they..."

July 27, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

On the Case: No. 3
Movin' on up
"...Bryan Poyser made for a class at UT, and not long after that, they devised the title role in..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

Panhandlers for God
Not all street solicitors are created equal – some owe their souls to the company church
"...Christmas, a few weeks after he started hosting the noontime program, he was waiting at a red light at..."

Sept. 25, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

God's Steward at the TNRCC
In Barry McBee's Environment, Politics and Religion Mix
"...a born-again Christian, a ram-rod straight barrister who is not afraid to let others know his views on the..."

Jan. 16, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

God's Paper
Austin-based Publisher Reaches Out to Russians
"...Hamill told the New Yorker that his dream paper, "God's paper," would have a "coalition of audiences... the new..."

Sept. 27, 1996 News Feature by Andy Langer

"Fire"-man Arthur Brown The God of Hellfire
"...1968 it immediately made Brown familiar worldwide as "The God of Hellfire." In the three decades that followed, "Fire"'s..."

Aug. 25, 1995 Music Feature

No Tours, No Interviews
Doubling Back with Bob Mould
"...busy touring schedule. In that period, Sugar ended, and now, it seems, so might Mould's Austin residency...."

Nov. 1, 1996 Music Feature

A Mission From God
"...Jake and Elwood saying, "We're on a mission from God." More than just a running gag about saving an..."

Oct. 30, 1998 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

God on the Bench
Some Judges Look to a Higher Authority
"...the basis that the final commandment -- "Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's goods" -- is not the message..."

Dec. 27, 1996 News Feature by Bob Elder

God-Fearing, Honky-Tonk Man Josh T. Pearson Tries to Play It Straight
Airplay with the Lord
"..."Has God ever spoken to you?"..."

April 13, 2018 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Bobby Lee Carter and the Hand of God
When Miss Lena came home from visiting her sister in Jackson and found out Bobby Lee Carter had hanged a man from her sycamore tree, she left the breakfast dishes unwashed in the sink for the first time in her life.
"...her about what Bobby Lee had done, and Birdie says Miss Lena's mouth went all hard, and she put..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Features Feature by Susan Schorn

God Willing
Two disparate cultures come together in Austin's Ojalá.
"...People in this part of the globe know very little about Iran and the Middle East. The..."

April 13, 2001 Music Feature by Belinda Acosta

In God's Country
Why U2 is the best band ever
"...and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know" -- Jeremiah 33:3, Bible verse referenced on the..."

March 30, 2001 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Thank God It's Friday
UT grad Christian McLaughlin discusses Spyder Games, his MTV "soap opera on crack."
"...Victor warns Victoria not to turn her back on Tricia. Brittany talks with..."

July 20, 2001 Screens Feature by Clay Smith

God and Comedy
Screenwriter Michael Zagst chooses laughter with Divine Access
"...Zagst inhaled breakfast before church. "I loved them," he says. "I'd watch them and ride my bike to go..."

May 13, 2016 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Everyone Says That at the End of the World
It's wacky and wise, this apocalyptic riot
"...Everyone Says That at the End of the WorldSoft Skull Press,..."

April 5, 2013 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

With God on Their Side: The KKK Stops By
Lawsuit filed after city separates Klan from counterprotesters and excludes certain media
"...As you may have heard by now, a handful of Klansmen breezed into town this past..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Diana Welch

No Visible Suffering
The Texas executions continue, amidst new questions about pain and suffering
"...21. The Supreme Court had withdrawn the stay, and no court had agreed to hear the merits of the..."

Feb. 6, 2004 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

God's Own Clothesline
In Search of Far Flung Adventures With Butch Hancock
"...isolation and natural beauty of Terlingua, Texas, where he now guided the rafts of Far Flung Adventures down a..."

May 15, 1998 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

God Bless This Mess
The AFS Texas Documentary Tour: Doug Block's '51 Birch Street'
"...51 Birch Street..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Group Says Prop. 2 Could Make Straight Marriage Illegal
And the Klan supports it, too!
"...Save Texas Marriage – a blood relative of the No Nonsense in November campaign – has mounted a full-on..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

God Help Us
Austinite Stephen Romano's psychotic collaboration with Don Coscarelli launches Showtime's 'Masters of Horror' series
"...Screenwriter Stephen Romano's house once so unnerved a girlfriend of mine that..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

No Expectations
"...odd boxes, and move here as well. "I just know people too well in Raleigh... or not well enough,..."

Sept. 5, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Finding God in the Gumbo
Once in the Ninth Ward and now in the Hill Country, the Smoking for Jesus Ministry serves up Real New Orleans Style fare with a side of spiritual nourishment
"...Round Mountain (population: 118) in Blanco County is not much more than a wide spot on U.S. Highway..."

May 4, 2007 Food Feature by MM Pack

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