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Luv Doc: Supermodel Shape
Pretty much everybody has six-pack abs
"...had both put on too much weight to just hope it would go away. We had a personal trainer..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Column by The Luv Doc

Playback: Seth Gibbs Promises to Fight
Cancer stricken pop savant crafts his NOT-posthumous album
"...A Giant Dog and Sweet Spirit, toured nationally with Hope Irish as the Shame & the Waste, and started..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Snapshot: Austin Musician-Artists Market
On the first Sunday of the month, One-2-One Bar gives musicians an outlet to show another side of their artistry

Sept. 7, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

Election TIcker: 60 Days and Counting
Labor Day is over
"...revisions of the city's land use code. The candidates hope to piggyback their campaigns on opposition to Prop. J......"

Sept. 7, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Luv Doc: More Advice to Be Ignored
An affirmation of already existing opinions
"...apologies to the Dove Springs neighborhood – and I hope you are still getting use out of those encyclopedias...."

Aug. 10, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

Denny Laine Saves the World
British Invasion pioneer played it, sang it, saw it all
"...lot of musical influences came through Birmingham – reggae, Irish show bands. Most of the Birmingham bands were into..."

April 26, 2018 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

SBOE Passes Mexican-American Studies, but Whitewashes the Name
Right-wing board member objects to “hyphenated Americanism”
"...“I don’t subscribe to hyphenated Americanism. I’m not Irish-American, I’m not German-American. Our country is a melting pot...."

April 13, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

Martin McDonagh on Directing Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
The film, starring Frances McDormand, could hardly be more timely or controversial
"...transition for McDonagh, who was born in England to Irish parents. That one play launched him into the upper..."

Nov. 17, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

In Search of Amazon
Mayor writes in support of Austin location for corporate “HQ2”
"...As of late Thursday, Irish oddsmakers listed Austin as 7-to-1 for landing the Amazon..."

Oct. 26, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Playback: Walter Tragert Rises Up Singin’
Musician with MS finds hope in a songbook, Margaret Moser passes, and last shots at Bull McCabe's
"...and rockers drank pints of Guinness poured by genuine Irish barmen Gerry Langan and Johnny Maginnis...."

Sept. 1, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Exit U2
In revisiting The Joshua Tree, the Dubliners return home
"...Jordan (The Crying Game, Interview With the Vampire), the Irish quartet instead followed up “With or Without You” with..."

May 25, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Ben Wheatley Catches Free Fire
Director on making his U.S. action debut
"...African arms dealer (Sharlto Copley) with a pair of Irish gun runners (Cillian Murphy and Michael Smiley) for what's..."

April 21, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Music: Must-See Country
10 twangy acts to catch
"...rather than the shores of Galway. Yet the 21-year-old Irish songwriter marvels on her upcoming debut LP for noted..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Tapestry Dance’s One Step at a Time
The rhythm tap company’s production offers not just wonderful dance but perhaps the most necessary commentary of this electoral season
"...bus careering toward the edge of a cliff, what hope may we draw from a show that serenely promises..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Lee Majors Can't Stop
The Six Million Dollar Man visits Wizard World
"...coincidence, he played Burt Chance's father on sitcom Raising Hope, and now he's co-starring in Ash vs. Evil Dead..."

Sept. 23, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Vacationing with Zakk Wylde
You and him kicking back and listening to Neil Young
"...cool. One of my buddies was like, “Man, I hope it’s not gonna be a problem.” All day long..."

July 7, 2016 Music Post by Bryan Rolli

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...as "Billie Holiday." Like Ella Fitzgerald, she was from Irish-African-American ancestry...."

April 15, 2016 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

SXSW Film Review: I Am Not a Serial Killer
A teen sociopath on the trail of a monster
"...genre-bending series of novels about the twisted young protagonist, Irish director Billy O'Brien's adaptation keeps the original's small town..."

March 14, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Gay Place: Austin's Gay Days
We've got all the Pride info and sneak peeks into a very gay fall season.
"...We sure hope we see you out and about this festive frisky..."

Aug. 28, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Royal Headache’s Destructive Joy
Aussies pound out the The Breakfast Club of punk
"...whether you’re playing for an Australian audience, or an Irish one – Japanese, wherever?..."

Aug. 13, 2015 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

The New Electric Ballroom
At the Vortex, the siblings of Enda Walsh's play can't move past a night from 50 years ago
"...the four characters in The New Electric Ballroom, by Irish playwright Enda Walsh. In the small fishing town where..."

June 5, 2015 Arts Review by Elissa Russell

Soccer Watch
"...the clubs' histories: It's Protestant vs. Catholic, British vs. Scots-Irish, Loyalist vs. Republican, Conservative vs. Socialist, all played out..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

A Dram Held High for Ed Miller
KUTX folk sage is shown the door after 43 years on-air
"...“I hope you can find other radio stations that fill the..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

World Cup Watch
"...› Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant (214 W. Fourth) Austin's primary soccer..."

July 11, 2014 Sports Feature by Nick Barbaro

World Cup Watch
"...winner almost surely takes second. South Korea, Asia's last hope for the final 16, needs a miracle. Quarterfinals..."

June 27, 2014 Sports Feature by Nick Barbaro

World Cup 2014
"...were a revelation, despite the loss to Italy. I hope they get a chance to go on...."

June 20, 2014 Sports Feature by Nick Barbaro

World Cup Watch
Where to watch World Cup games in Austin
"...two goals against Nigeria could be huge. I have hope. Viewing Options..."

June 13, 2014 Sports Feature by Nick Barbaro

The Luv Doc: Mortification
A sobering advertisement for birth control
"...admittedly goes with just about everything except the ample Irish ass of a woman who lovingly gave birth to..."

May 30, 2014 Column by The Luv Doc

Springsteen’s High Hopes in Houston
Rarities set-list turns on a pair of Hispanic siblings
"...as the present, 17-date road show for January’s High Hopes, a disc of outtakes, redoes, and covers, is that..."

May 8, 2014 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
Wednesday night SXSW blurbs
"...a blur, but inspired by the Clash's infamous 1977 Irish tour, then calling it quits in 1981 after misguided..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

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