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The Q&A Hole: What Got You Hooked On the Weird Stuff?
Waiting for the manlike creature with the glowing eyes

July 13, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Hooked on the Chron
The latest and greatest from the Chrontourage
"...month as the new promotions manager, I am officially hooked. I can't get enough of all the content, energy..."

Oct. 26, 2011 Chron Events Post by Noël Marie Pitts

Hall Gets Hooked by Lawmakers
Transparency committee moves forward to impeach UT regent

May 12, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

How Playfest's Bernadette Nason Got Hooked on Theatre
As Playfest begins its 10th season this week, the Chronicle turned to actor-storyteller Bernadette Nason, one of the longtime regular contributors to the festival, to see what part theatre played in her childhood and how it influenced her current work.

Feb. 8, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Hooked on Phonics

May 28, 1999 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Mississippi Grind
Ben Mendelsohn and Ryan Reynolds co-star as gambling buddies
"...bettor, ostensibly just along for the ride, but subtly hooked on the notion of beating the odds and taking..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Gimme the Loot
This prize-winning indie debut follows two wannabe graffiti artists on one long night.
"...– en route to that target that keeps us hooked. They’re in a constant battle of one step forward,..."

May 17, 2013 Movie Review by Monica Riese

Bigger, Stronger, Faster*
While examining steroid use and abuse, this documentary discovers that enhancement drugs permeate our culture. Who’s to say which ones should be illegal?
"...when he realizes that even his own brothers are hooked on steroids, that it would take a harder heart..."

June 6, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Lights in the Dusk
How does one say “cherchez la femme” in Finnish?
"...spartan storytelling provides just enough detail to get us hooked but never any excess in which to wallow. In..."

Aug. 17, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Happy Feet
Raise your flippers in praise of these animated yet flightless fowl, who sing and dance and fight the eco-wars.
"...that we would turn out to be a nation hooked on penguins? (The release of this new penguin picture..."

Nov. 17, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Half Nelson
Ryan Gosling's bleakly hopeful turn as crack-addicted teacher Dan in Half Nelson is matched only by the smoldering realism of newcomer Shareeka Epps.
"...Gosling, as Dan, a Brooklyn junior high school teacher hooked on crack, has met his match in the smoldering..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The 24 Hour Woman
" tell. Yet observations of such things as Grace hooked up to a breast pump or a woman's comment..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
"...As the hotel's staff battens down the hatches, The Hooked One mysteriously reappears and starts offing guests and porters..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...outside the velvet rope one night. Once inside, he's hooked on the club's druggy, anything-goes atmosphere and returns the..."

Aug. 28, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Frosh: Nine Months in a Freshman Dorm
"...the God of Partial Credit,” it's something akin to Hooked on Bland music), the filmmakers managed, well before you..."

March 25, 1994 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Boxing Helena
" wasted, the score seems pulled chiefly from a “Hooked on the Classics” disc -- but let's face it,..."

Sept. 10, 1993 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III
"...way; it could be worse. Your kids could be hooked on Barney...."

March 26, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...“somebody” in Hollywood but now is just another guy hooked on the business and needing to score. He's unearthed..."

Nov. 20, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Shadow of China
" for herself as a small-time cabaret singer. She's hooked up with a Japanese journalist who's trying to track..."

June 14, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fatal Error
Hooked on Drug Money
"...And like the Border Patrol, the 1st Marines were hooked on drug interdiction money. The division burned an extra..."

Dec. 25, 1998 News Feature by Monte Paulsen

"...Michael Rooker, Renée Zellweger, Ellen Burstyn and Rosanna Arquette. Hooked up to a lie detector machine in a darkened..."

April 17, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

That’s So Cool: Celebrating Bob Johnston
The late producer’s staggering output somehow excluded his own renown
"...much sugar. I thought, damn, he must really be hooked or something. I didn’t care, but I thought he..."

Aug. 20, 2015 Music Post by Louis Black

One Pol's Stimulus Is Another's Crack Cocaine
When it comes to the stimulus, state lawmakers split along party lines
" the first hit for free to get you hooked, and then you are addicted and are paying the..."

March 6, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Days of Future Past
The history of Salvage Vanguard Theater's unlikely sci-fi success, The Intergalactic Nemesis
"...second season at the Electric Lounge, where it has hooked up with its under-30 target audience and hooked them..."

July 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Page Two: A Personal Journey, Part 2
Nashville, Coconut Grove, and points in between
"...much sugar. I thought, damn, he must really be hooked or something. I didn't care, but I thought he..."

May 25, 2007 Column by Louis Black

Our readers talk back.
"...only 500 of 1,400 homes in Rollingwood have been hooked up to the city's new wastewater system. Well, there..."

May 12, 2006 Column

King's Exposé Sloppy and Misleading
"...only 500 of 1,400 homes in Rollingwood have been hooked up to the city's new wastewater system. Well, there..."

May 9, 2006 Postmarks

The Prison Diaries of the Fabulous Thunderbirds' Preston Hubbard
"...on the T-Birds), so he hired Tommy Shannon. I hooked up with the Alley Cats but couldn't make Atlanta..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Music Feature by Preston Hubbard

Songs of Innocence and Experience
From poetry scrawled on walls to poetry inscribed on CD: the saga of the Gourds.
"...You can imagine the relief I felt when I hooked up with those guys. One day I was getting..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

A Day
First Place
"...line came up slowly with increasing effort, like I'd hooked something that in turn was hooking onto other underwater..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Features Feature by Karl Monger

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