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Review: Holy Roller
The personal is edible at Callie Speer's new hot spot
"...With Holy Roller, Speer has now gone punk. Or rather the..."

Sept. 8, 2017 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Holy Roller Closes, the Brew Brotha Ferments, Launderette Loves You for Voting, and More
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Celebrated pastry chef and restaurateur Callie Speer is closing Holy Roller, her Downtown outpost of culinary excellence and rock-and-roll..."

Oct. 20, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Holy Roller Closes, the Brew Brotha Ferments, Launderette Loves You for Voting, and More
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering

Oct. 23, 2020 Food Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Roller Derby Update 1/16/11
Local leagues prep for big seasons
"...on your gaskets and tighten your bearings: The 2011 Roller Derby season is bearing down like an enraged pack...."

Jan. 16, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Roller Derby Update 1/22/14
From recruiting wranglers to world cups, start filling your schedule
"...get ready to fill them all up. The 2014 Roller Derby season is just getting ready to start, and..."

Jan. 22, 2014 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

TXRD Season-Opening Recap and a Quick Course on Roller Derby Rules
"...The 2006-2007 season of the Lonestar Rollergirls kicked off Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Austin Convention..."

Oct. 18, 2006 Sports Post by Sofia Resnick

Roller Derby Update: 7/24/10
TXRG championship while Lonestar rolls on
"...Another double-header weekend for Roller Derby fans, as the Texas Rollergirls finish up their..."

July 24, 2010 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Roller Derby Update 1/16/12
Texas Rollergirls looking for a few good announcers tonight
"...end of a microphone from the other? The Texas Rollergirls need you! Announcer tryouts tonight are just part of..."

Jan. 16, 2012 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

The Roller Derby Invades SXSW
"...Video killed the radio star, but television revived the Roller Derby. A much blathered about contact sport, today associated..."

March 14, 2007 Sports Post by Sofia Resnick

Roller Derby Update, 5/8/10
Lonestar at home, Texecutioners for Denver double trouble
"...Roller Derby fans have a choice this weekend: Austin skaters..."

May 8, 2010 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Roller Derby Update 4/9/11
Lonestar clash, big rules change pending, and support your local Texie
"...the year Sunday. That's the culmination of another big Roller Derby weekend, with the Hell Marys on the road,..."

April 9, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Midseason Lonestar Rollergirls Bout: Holy Rollers vs. Rhinestone Cowgirls
"...rollicking time of panty-grabbing and hair-pulling at the Texas Roller Derby's Lonestar Rollergirls' most recent bout, at the Austin..."

Feb. 12, 2007 Sports Post by Sofia Resnick

More Roller Derby Support
"...is ignorant of the punk rock context of modern roller derby and an insult to the amazing product that..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Postmarks

Roller Derby Update 7/8/11
Saddle up for a big weekend on and off the range
"...gallons and eight wheels this weekend, as the Texas Rollergirls' Honky Tonk Heartbreakers and the TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls' Rhinestone..."

July 8, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Roller Derby Update 5/14/11
Another double header weekend
"...Break out your banked and flat track Roller Derby t-shirts this weekend, as both of Austin's derby..."

May 14, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Roller Derby Update: Valentine's Hangover Edition
Texas Rollergirls start the season and Lonestar gets regular
"...Looks like Feb. 20 will be the perfect roller derby date night, Texas Rollergirls and the TXRD Lonestar..."

Feb. 15, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Roller Derby Update 2/5/11
Wii action, Gov Cup plans, and the year's first results
"...Anyone remember when there was an 'off'-season in roller derby? Nah, me neither. There have already been dozens..."

Feb. 5, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Roller Derby Update (Updated) 7/10/10
Banked-track title rematch, flat-track eight-ball and ices
"...Calvello Cup '09 do-over this weekend for the banked-track Roller Derby TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls, while the flat-track Texas Rollergirls..."

July 10, 2010 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Roller Derby Update 3/26/11
Hotrod Honeys screaming for vengeance this weekend
"...It's the bout every Texas Rollergirls fan has been waiting for tomorrow, as the Hustlers..."

March 26, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Roller Derby Update 4/30/11
Texies pack their bags for cooler climes, TXRD has double fun in May
"...Happy birthday to the Texas Rollergirls: April 27 marked the eighth anniversary of their first..."

April 30, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

ATX Roller Derby
Both of Austin's Roller Derby leagues are in action this weekend
"...of life that some cities don't have a single Roller Derby league. Fortunately, Austin has two, and both the..."

Aug. 5, 2011 Sports Feature by Richard Whittaker

Roller Derby Update 6/25/11
TXRD Lonestar bouting tonight and Texas Rollergirls warm up for July
"...It's a banked track weekend as the TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls, while the Texas Rollergirls take a well-earned rest this..."

June 25, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Banked- and Flat-Track Roller Derby Weekend
Both local leagues in action
"...wonder what the difference is between flat-track and banked-track Roller Derby? Take this weekend to find out. On Saturday,..."

Aug. 20, 2010 Sports Feature by Richard Whittaker

God vs. Satan: TXRD Calvello Cup Championship
"...half-hour before the last match of the TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls' 2006-2007 season began, the Austin Convention Center was already..."

June 25, 2007 Sports Post by Sofia Resnick

Priest
"...better days. Father Greg is a bit of a holy roller; his sermons ring with fire and brimstone and..."

April 21, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

All the Ladies in the House
Texas authors Sarah Bird and Diane Wilson win Dobie Paisano fellowships
"...author Diane Wilson, who most recently published the memoir Holy Roller: Growing Up in the Church of Knock Down,..."

May 15, 2009 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Return of the Lonestar Rollergirls
"...The Texas Roller Derby Lonestar Rollergirls, Austin's banked-track league, kicked off the..."

Jan. 28, 2008 Sports Post by Sofia Resnick

10 Kid-Friendly Austin Restaurants That Parents Won't Hate
Dine out with small humans without sacrificing quality or losing your mind
"...a friendly doggo before or after Sunday brunch? – M.H. Holy Roller509 Rio Grande; www.holyrolleraustin.com..."

Aug. 30, 2019 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Rebooting Kitchen Culture With a Novel Concept: Sober Living
Food industry support groups encourage healthier lifestyles for restaurant workers
"...off the ship," explains Callie Speer, executive chef/owner of Holy Roller. She's been in the industry since age 16,..."

Nov. 1, 2019 Food Feature by Lina Fisher

The Women of Hot Luck Fest Talk Food and Music
15 chefs share kitchen tunes & exclusive bites
"...Pimpalation album because that shit is amazing. Callie Speer, Holy Roller..."

May 24, 2019 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

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