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Morph Into Texas' Hounds of Hades With This Year's Halloween Mask
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"...Patrick. Taking inspiration from Cerberus, the guard dog of Hades, we invite you to transform into the Lone Star..."

Oct. 29, 2021 Features Feature

"...of Bronze” workout scrolls), and witty, silly, self-parodying dialogue (Hades, proclaiming his realm is “a small underworld, after all”)...."

June 27, 1997 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
A teenager's Greek mythology book comes to life and thrusts him into an adventure to recover Zeus' stolen lightning bolt.
"...this movie can you see the great Coogan as Hades, stroking a flaming, phallic shaft of lightning while verbally..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Yes, it's true: Harry Potter manages his first kiss, in between all manner of expository storytelling, and never was a young man's wand more ever-ready.
"...her unflappable, pillbox-hatted facade. She's the archetypal headmistress from Hades, a part perhaps more identifiably British than Yank, but..."

July 13, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Malibu's Most Wanted
"...and Snoop Dogg. On the lower, less-developed levels of Hades these days, there is, with luck, a spot reserved..."

April 18, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Suicide Notes Premiere “Kurt Cobain”
Hip-hop duo’s alter egos steal the mic
"...Starring scratch DJ Lroy and producer/rapper Hades, the pair debuts with a video for “Kurt Cobain,”..."

Aug. 18, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Wrath of the Titans
The Greek gods of antiquity must be angry: this sequel is merely loud and uninspired.
"...benighted spirits of Greeks currently flailing in an economic Hades of their own making but a drag for anyone..."

March 30, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Clash of the Titans
A messy assemblage of mythic odds and ends, Clash of the Titans takes a nosedive off Mount Olympus.
"...of zero Hamlin and plenty of Fiennes, who, as Hades, Lord of the Underworld, hunches amidst a perpetual swirl..."

April 2, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Windsor for the Derby
Record review
"...Calm Hades Float (Secretly Canadian)Windsor for the Derby..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Music Review by Darcie Stevens

All the Neighborhood's a Stage in the Drive-Through Vortex Odyssey
The Vortex keeps things safe, sacred, and mythically provocative in their newest stage spectacle
"'ll escape – only to encounter the Underworld where Hades (Michael Galvan) holds forth, abetted by Persephone (Jelena Stojiljkovic..."

Sept. 25, 2020 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Review: Broadway in Austin’s Hadestown 
Headfirst, straight to a Hell of a good time
"...While Hadestown premiered off-Broadway prior, to its Broadway debut in 2019,..."

Sept. 22, 2022 Arts Post by Bob Abelman

Hellboy is back, and this time he's R-rated
"...series about a demon who has chosen humanity over Hades – was already facing a pummeling for what it..."

April 19, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Exclusive Interview With Wrestling Legend Duke “The Rooster” Cartwright
Deposed local champ tells it like it is before Soul Grudge Showdown VI
"...that place. You’ve got the Pan-American Championship with The Hades Kick, he’s going up against Ace “The Face” Manning,..."

Aug. 9, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW Interview: Parker Millsap
Okie song phenom taps the spirit
"...AC: The opening song on the new album, “Hades Pleads,” comes from Greek mythology. Is that something you..."

March 19, 2016 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Poseiden's son and his pals reunite to retrieve the Golden Fleece, but only the film's special effects grabbed our attention.
"...crewed by a host of Confederate zombies. What the Hades? It makes no sense in the Greek mythos on..."

Aug. 9, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Between Heaven and Hades
Far from the purgatorial stasis of the title, Ballet East's program revealed significant journeys
"...Between Heaven and HadesDougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd.; Nov. 30..."

Dec. 7, 2012 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Gay Place
We are proud as peacocks to announce our new totally all-gay all-day Gay Place Web page
"...on innocent swag bags at charity events. You are Hades-bound, oh you who rifled through my guest's swag bag..."

March 12, 2010 Column by Kate X Messer

Both Frank Miller's comic about the legendary battle of Thermopylae and Zack Snyder's cinematic adaptation are bloodthirsty affairs, awash in spectacle.
" do with Snyder's film. War is, after all, Hades, no matter what the battlefield is...."

March 9, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Van Helsing
Hugh Jackman's mysterious monster hunter is pittefd against nearly the entire pantheon of Universal’s classic monsters, including Dracula and and the Wolf-Man.
"...down from the ceiling, the Rockettes by way of Hades. Thankfully, it doesn’t happen, but everything else certainly does..."

May 7, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Good Thief
"...and fleshpot whore bars on his way to, presumably, Hades, but he’s a cool cat with style to spare,..."

April 18, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

End of Days
"...before being cast back down into the pits of Hades. Even the Devil himself has a curfew, it seems...."

Nov. 26, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

To Oblivion and Beyond: A Breakdown of the Bands at Oblivion Access
Translating the scrolls at Austin’s most interesting festival of the year
"...immolation, Garden of Burning Apparitions, erupted as if all Hades shrieked at once into an ungrounded mic. Bay Area..."

May 6, 2022 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Mask Masterpiece

Nov. 1, 2021 Postmarks

Summoning Hell in Attack of the Demons
Austin artist Eric Power casts a cardgore spell
"...Eric Power has opened the gates of Hades, but he didn't use eye of newt or toe..."

Oct. 30, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Mary Moody Northen Theatre's ANON(ymous)
At St. Edward's, this reworking of Homer's Odyssey gives names to the nameless in today's immigrant crisis
"...actors know their stuff and have put together one Hades of a inspirational team...."

Nov. 17, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Parker Millsap
"...locomotive opener from recent LP The Very Last Day, "Hades Pleads," which shattered his band's improvised lounge groove. Faster,..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Music Feature

ACL Review: Parker Millsap
Oklahoman singer-songwriter exorcises his inner punk
"...locomotive opener from recent LP The Very Last Day, “Hades Pleads,” which shattered his band’s improvised lounge groove. Faster,..."

Oct. 8, 2017 Music Post by Tim Stegall

PJ Harvey Troubles the Water
Stubb’s sell-out offers little hope yet God-like force
"...creatures Chimera, omen of disaster, and Cerberus, hound of Hades, respectively. If the writing was on the wall for..."

April 29, 2017 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

SXSW Music Live: David Vincent
Death metal pioneer and new Austinite goes stone country
"...There floated a few references to the devil and Hades that brought to mind his roots, yet also recalled..."

March 15, 2017 SXSW Post by Jim Caligiuri

The Black Metal Dialogues Live!
Dave Hill brings the legend of Witch Taint to extreme black life at SXSW
"...Greeks/ Incalculable pain, pitched countless souls/ Of heroes into Hades’ dark,/ And left their bodies to rot as feasts/..."

March 10, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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