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Happy Gilmore
"...Carl Weathers, Christopher McDonald and Ben Stiller. First Billy Madison, now Happy Gilmore. Yes, former Saturday Night Live cast..."

Feb. 16, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Happy Trails to You
Writer-director Jill Sprecher journeys toward enlightenment in "Thirteen Conversations About One Thing"
"...Born and reared in Madison, Wis., Sprecher made her directorial debut with Clockwatchers in..."

July 5, 2002 Screens Feature by Piet Levy

Happy Feet!
'You listening to the ooold school – KUTX, nine-eight-nine!'
"...University professor of law, about affirmative action. Before that, Madison Media Management CEO Paula Williams Madison, who spoke about..."

Nov. 29, 2013 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Public Notice: Happy New Year?
Hoping for new starts at each level of government
"...But now, with Natasha Harper-Madison succeeding Ora Houston in District 1, that 4-4 split..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

The Benchwarmers
Another comedy from ex-SNLers, along with Napoleon Dynamite's Jon Heder and baseball's Reggie Jackson.
"...The Benchwarmers is the latest comedy from Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions, otherwise known as the company started by..."

April 14, 2006 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Grandma's Boy
What's funnier than having to move back in with your parents? Why, moving in with your grandparents, of course.
"...wingnut wackiness. Produced under the banner of Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions, this mines much the same territory as..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bucky Larson: Born To Be a Star
In this comedy, a Midwestern kid decides to follow in his parents' footsteps and become a porn star.
"...was never in the cards – not in a Happy Madison comedy about a wannabe porn star – but..."

Sept. 16, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Strange Wilderness
When a popular wildlife TV show starts slipping in the ratings, the clueless hosts go off to the Andes in search of Bigfoot and big ratings. Big mistake.
"...Night Live (the film was produced by Adam Sandler's Happy Madison), and they've inadvertently fashioned their film after your..."

Feb. 8, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Bedtime Stories
Adam Sandler has finally found his audience: 3-year-olds. Maybe he should stop making movies already and just rent himself out for kids’ parties.
"...setting bags of dog feces on fire in Billy Madison to urinating on buildings in Big Daddy to ogling..."

Dec. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Glory Daze
"...far given us such execrable comedies as Airheads, Billy Madison, and The Jerky Boys, comes the equally insipid Glory..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Fat rent-a-cops are just naturally funny, right? Comedian Kevin James snags his first onscreen solo lead with this merry mall mayhem.
"...Ferrara. Playing second banana on film has its perks. Happy Madison, the production company belonging to James' last co-star,..."

Jan. 23, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
A singularly dreadful example of what can happen when potentially capable comedians check their brains at a committee meeting and go slumming for dollars.
"...happen when potentially capable comedians (Adam Sandler’s production company, Happy Madison, is behind the scenes) check their brains at..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Master of Disguise
"...Disguise so painfully proves. The film is co-produced by Happy Madison, the production company of Carvey's old SNL pal..."

Aug. 2, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Austinite in L.A.: Chief White Lightning
Josh Logan talks dating pop stars, stage get-ups, and more
"...single “City’s Alive” is prominently featured in the new Happy Madison flick Father of the Year as a drunken..."

July 24, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Garbage Still Rates a No. 1 Crush
Grunge-era supergroup hasn’t lost a step
"’s been wonderful.” The Scottish singer then led the Madison, Wisconsin-bred outfit through two hours’ worth of a 20-year..."

Oct. 15, 2015 Music Post by Neph Basedow

Blue Bell Returns to Market
Austin to be in first phase
"...Bell packaging fanfic more closely resembled The Bridges of Madison County than Outbreak...."

Aug. 17, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Shirley Manson: Still Mysterious and Delicious
Garbage singer on the industry, Obama, and the animal kingdom
"...soundtrack, completes with crushes, stupid girls, and only being happy when it rains. At the top stood Shirley Manson,..."

Oct. 2, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Prop. 6 Post Mortem
"...Library mastermind (and former Austin Chronicle city editor) Mike Clark-Madison is a woolly guy to get a hold of;..."

Nov. 7, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Our readers talk back.
"...Mike Clark-Madison recently maintained that my only stated reason for voting..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...have lost those special privileges, and they are most unhappy about it. In the two-plus years since my election,..."

Sept. 21, 2001 Column

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"...However, after reading Wali Stopher's repugnant, sour-grapes letter ("An Unhappy Customer," June 14), I can see that there will..."

June 28, 2002 Column

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"...Clark-Madison's SMA Story: F..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Column

Playing Through
Nine-year-old Ryan Brown and 10-year-old Madison Boreman brought the pint-sized gender war to the Congress Avenue Mile
"...Mile last Sunday with his training partner and tormentor, Madison Boreman, 10. The two members of the Cedar Park..."

June 12, 2009 Column by Thomas Hackett

The Future's Still Bright
Barbara K, the woman who turned down $900,000
"...and her hope that the music that makes her happy can make other people happy as well...."

Nov. 24, 2000 Music Feature by Andy Langer

One Is Enough
"...Vol.17, No.4), I was disturbed to find that Mr. Clark-Madison cited as one of his chief sources someone who..."

Oct. 10, 1997 Column

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"...Questioning Clark-Madison's Common Sense..."

Aug. 1, 2003 Column

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"...My concerns about Clark-Madison's potential conflict of interest were characterized as a "hysterical..."

May 19, 2006 Column

Electric Skaterland
Austin births a Roller Derby renaissance
" make more sense." From Texas to Philly and Madison and ......"

Nov. 27, 2009 Sports Feature by Richard Whittaker

Gimme (Animal) Shelter
Swirling city politics, site selection, and – oh yes – animal welfare
"...long list. They include: 1) "keeping the soccer moms happy" (Parks and Recreation Depart­ment soccer and ball fields programmed..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Beside the Point
Austin Energy – at least they're not FEMA; and, coming up this week: more bond slicing and dicing
"...for a less contentious day. Not so – the proclamation-happy gang personally led the parade, in official obeisance to..."

May 26, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

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