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Hands on a Hard Body
Unpretentious insight into the nature of human aspiration can be found in Bindler's documentary about the yearly contest in which Jack Long Nissan of Longview, Texas, gives a new hard body pickup to whomever can keep his or her hands on it the longest.
"...That's the premise of S.R. Bindler's marvelous little film, Hands on a Hard Body, winner of numerous festival awards..."

July 10, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Idle Hands
"...this ghoulish horror-comedy from Roger Corman alum Flender, Idle Hands turns out to be a stylishly goofy take on..."

April 30, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hands That Feed
The groups that care for Austin's hungry could sure use a few more helping hands
"...the group implies, we would like to wave our hands and (poof!) have enough to feed everyone this night...."

Dec. 25, 2009 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Hands of Stone
Robert De Niro returns to the ring in this Roberto Durán biopic
"...decadent cliches. As a primer on a boxing heavyweight, Hands of Stone fits the bill, but it’s not the..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Letters at 3AM: A Show of Hands
There has never been a war like this
"...scene is Afghanistan: "'Let me see a show of hands,' says Admiral Mullen [chairman of the Joint Chiefs of..."

July 29, 2011 Column by Michael Ventura

Hands Up Hoodies Down
Zell Miller III mounted a stirring, provocative blend of slam poetry, dance, improv, and rap
"..."My hands are up. I'm not resisting."..."

March 20, 2015 Arts Review by Elissa Russell

'The Butcher's Hands'
Short Story Contest second-place winner
"...He nodded and moved his hands to her knees. "Oye," he said, "whatever happens tonight,..."

Feb. 10, 2012 Books Feature by Dana De Greff

The Hands That Give
"...Her hands have opened doors, stirred pots, and flipped levers in..."

Dec. 25, 2009 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Waking With Blood on His Hands
"...I woke up this morning with blood on my hands. Gun-control proponents like me are always waking up with..."

Feb. 6, 2009 Postmarks

Touching All Those Hands
Remembering Boyd Vance, his life and legacy
"...a smell that made you want to wash your hands with compulsive frequency. I was interviewing Boyd, and I..."

April 29, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Feds: Hands off Pot Users in Colorado and Washington
In two states where pot is now legal, feds take back seat approach
"...Cole wrote that the federal government will take a hands-off approach to pot-law enforcement in states that have legalized..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Luke Savisky: Hands across the water
Images of hands projected across Wooldridge Park illuminate our assault on and communion with the environment
"...assault upon and communion with our environment. Images of hands serve as narrators of this all-too-comfortable agreement. Savisky's hand,..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Arts Feature by Benné Rockett

Problems With His Hands and More
" who came to see him, and the man's hands were very badly deformed by arthritis. In talking to..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Postmarks

Are Her Hands Really Tied?
"...Dear Editor: Commissioner Gomez can claim her hands are tied by state law all she wants ["Capital..."

Feb. 2, 2006 Postmarks

Title X Money in the Right Hands
Women's Health and Family Planning Association of Texas sole statewide grantee
"...the funds, the Obama administration placed them in the hands of the more responsible Women's Health and Family Planning..."

Aug. 10, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Champion Tract to Change Hands Already?
Jonathan Coon plans to purchase tract, build senior living facility
"...word that ownership of the tract may soon change hands, to someone who intends to develop the land in..."

Feb. 23, 2018 News Feature by Margaret Nicklas

Blood on Texas' Hands
A new Columbia Law Review article demonstrates how the state may have executed an innocent man
"...decide for themselves whether Texas has blood on its hands...."

May 18, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Oil on Their Hands
"...and both sides of Congress have oil on their hands. The benchmark to force the country’s ethnic factions to..."

Sept. 11, 2007 Postmarks

Art of the Pot: Art for your hands and mouth
Art of the Pot is bringing out the goods for its annual weekend studio tour and sale with work by 15 ceramic artists, each of whom bring something unique to the table
"...of their everyday life. The physical connection – lips, hands, eyes – that engages a user with the object..."

May 11, 2007 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Austin @ Large: Unclean Hands
Prop. 1 and Prop. 2 are not "open," not "clean" – and definitely not progressive
"...amendment's backers (and authors) have quite publicly washed their hands of any responsibility in this regard proves to me..."

May 5, 2006 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

In Creative Hands
How artists shape the ancient medium of clay into works of stunning variety
"...clay can yield fascinating variations when it's in creative hands...."

May 6, 2005 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Hospital District in County Hands
A courthouse exec will handle the interim reins
"...interim post would go to a city executive with hands-on expertise to facilitate the transition to an independent district...."

Aug. 20, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Where Hands Touch
Interracial romance against the rise of Nazi Germany

Sept. 14, 2018 Movie Review

Fantastic Fest Hands Out Awards
Green Room takes top audience award, plus jury nods

Oct. 2, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Wilson Marks’ Jazz Hands
Weathering the road to local minstrelsy

April 23, 2015 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Amplify Austin 2015: Helping Hands Help
Manos de Cristo offers dental care to low-income patients

March 3, 2015 News Post by Tashanna Turner

Housecore Horror Hands Out the Rot-Scars
"Thanatomorphose", "Found." and "Motivational Growth" win big

Nov. 2, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

From the Hands of Babes: Notions 2.5
McCallum High Student Fashion Show

Oct. 30, 2013 Design Post by Anne Harris

Fate of Women's Health Care in Court's – and Perry's – Hands
State hangs fire on Women's Health Program, awaits court decision

Nov. 9, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Scoot Inn Changing Hands
Casino El Camino looks to be taking over the venue

Aug. 23, 2012 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

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