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The Adventures of Huck Finn
"...to satisfy neither parent nor child. The Adventures of Huck Finn is not a total bust however, despite being..."

April 9, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Heyride Has a Hitch in Its Get-Along
Cease-and-desist letter issued by City of Austin to local startup
"...sent a cease-and-desist letter to the company’s CEO, Joshua Huck...."

Nov. 21, 2012 Screens Post by Dan Solomon

Lucky You
This romantic drama is set against a Las Vegas background and stars Eric Bana and Drew Barrymore, but it rolls snake eyes all the way.
"...cinema, there has never been a loser quite like Huck Cheever (Bana). Born into a family of poker royalty..."

May 11, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Going Places
By merging technology and old-school community-building, Heyride just may revolutionize how you get from here to there
"...Like most good ideas, Josh Huck conceived of the company he founded, Heyride, while he..."

Nov. 23, 2012 Screens Feature by Dan Solomon

City to Heyride: Not So Fast
Is this mobile ridesharing app in a legal gray area or openly violating the city's taxi franchise agreement?
"...sent a cease-and-desist letter to the company's CEO, Joshua Huck. The letter advised Huck that "Heyride very closely resembles..."

Nov. 30, 2012 News Feature by Dan Solomon

Letters at 3AM: So Big Deal, Hemingway
Will Huck Finn be a valuable and immortal American archetype in the future?
"...Ah, Mark Twain – the many who praise Huck Finn as the quintessential American character really do not..."

July 25, 2014 Column by Michael Ventura

The Virginity Hit
This faux documentary chronicles the efforts of a 17-year-old kid to lose his virginity.
"...Directed by: Huck Botko and Andrew Gurland. Starring: Matt Bennett, Zack Pearlman,..."

Sept. 10, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Tom Huck: 'Hillbilly Kama Sutra'
Raise a jug of moonshine to printmaker Huck for his exquisite care in depicting backwoods redneck sex
"...Tom Huck: 'Hillbilly Kama Sutra'Slugfest Gallery, 1906 Miriam, 477-7204 www.slugfestprints.com Through..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Mail Order Wife
The premise of this gleefully jaundiced mockumentary is simple: A filmmaker pays the expenses of a Queens doorman buying a bride from Burma in exchange for the opportunity to film the proceedings.
"...Directed by: Huck Botko and Andrew Gurland. Starring: Andrew Gurland, Eugenia Yuan,..."

April 8, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Film: Showtimes
"...Tom and Huck: 2:10, 4:50, 7:05, 9:25..."

Jan. 5, 1996 News Feature

Letters at 3AM: Dead and Alive on the Fourth of July
A eulogy spoken over the coffin of our empire
"...Tom Sawyer is dead. Huck Finn is not. The "can do" all-Americans that Tom..."

July 2, 2010 Column by Michael Ventura

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...at least it isnÕt being advertised like Tom and Huck - Òthe original bad boysÓ). But for the generation..."

Jan. 5, 1996 News Feature

Exhibitionism
Big River: Pleasantly Adrift
"...tidbits of Twain's well-known story of the adventures of Huckleberry Finn. There is a plot to the evening's lengthy..."

July 30, 1999 Arts Review

Bill Paxton’s Lost Film Ties Together UT, Bob Fosse, and William S. Burroughs
Cut up, chopped and screwed: The long path to Taking Tiger Mountain Revisited
"...It was 1973 when a kid called Tom Huckabee first met Bill Paxton. They were both students at..."

Aug. 9, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large: Smoke and Mirrors
The new Austin smoking ordinance is a solution in search of a problem.
"...by street-urchin libertarianism but by mommy-state liberalism, not by Huck Finn but by his Aunt Sally aiming to "sivilize"..."

April 11, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Trey Gutierrez's Top 10 Moments That Left Audiences Speechless in 2019
The year celebrated through moments when performers stunned their audiences into silence
"...5) HUCK HUCKABY IN THE BOOK OF WILL (Austin Playhouse) Sitting..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Arts Feature by Trey Gutierrez

Austin Playhouse's She Loves Me
This old-fashioned rom-com musical oozes charm and earns its Pollyanna platitudes
"...first time occurs. While the headwaiter (a deliciously aloof Huck Huckaby) sings about his fine establishment, the classy patrons..."

Dec. 6, 2019 Arts Review by Bob Abelman

Austin Playhouse's Holmes and Watson
The joy in this staging of Jeffrey Hatcher's play is seeing the good doctor deduce which of three Sherlocks is the real deal
"...isn't Sherlock. (Speaking of the incomparable sleuth, Rick Roemer, Huck Huckaby, and Scott Shipman all appear to enjoy taking..."

Sept. 13, 2019 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Austin Playhouse's The Book of Will
Playwright Lauren Gunderson shows how the Bard’s works came to be collected in a story of devotion and loss
"...staple Cyndi Williams provides a powerful presence that guides Huck Huckaby's portrayal of careful husband John. Simultaneously, the dual..."

June 21, 2019 Arts Review by Trey Gutierrez

SXSW Music Reveals Surpass Halfway Mark
ATX shines on list No. 7 alongside Karol Conká, Crumb & Pedro the Lion
"...Balún, Philadelphia noise-rock band Empath, and bedroom R&B crooner Huck offer shades of indie for every appetite. Innovative garage..."

Feb. 7, 2019 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Austin Playhouse's The Mystery of Edwin Drood
This musical production makes for an effervescent alternative to that other Dickens holiday show
"...matches them. And as the show's Master of Ceremonies, Huck Huckaby is a delight. He comes armed with veteran..."

Nov. 30, 2018 Arts Review by Bob Abelman

Austin Playhouse's Shakespeare in Love
The Oscar-winning film makes a successful transition to the stage through Don Toner's marvelous production
"...any scene in which they're present. Also notable are Huck Huckaby's Fennyman, Bernadette Nason's Nurse, and Jason Newman's Kit..."

March 30, 2018 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Elizabeth Crook’s The Which Way Tree
Chasing revenge on the Texas frontier in this remarkable new novel from the author of Monday, Monday
"...calls to mind another figure from 19th-century American literature, Huck Finn. Ben may be a bit more conscientious and..."

March 9, 2018 Books Review by Robert Faires

Austin Playhouse’s The Immigrant
The company delivers a powerful and timely account of foreigners making a new home in the U.S.
"...the same can be said for the entire cast. Huck Huckaby's Milton is a spot-on depiction of an independent..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Austin Playhouse’s Bloomsday
Steven Dietz’s rumination on a great love lost lacks some of the vivid passion it needs in this staging
"...the older and younger selves. As older adults, Robert (Huck Huckaby) and Cait (Cyndi Williams) speak to Robbie and..."

Jan. 20, 2017 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Austin Playhouse's A Little Night Music
Wonderful musical numbers, strong voices highlight Austin Playhouse's A Little Night Music
"...In turn-of-the-20th-century Sweden, middle-aged Fredrik Egerman (a rather dashing Huck Huckaby) is recently wed to Anne (Sarah Becker), nearly..."

June 24, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Austin Playhouse's The Philadelphia Story
Don Toner's direction and a top-drawer cast make for a riotous evening in this version of Philip Barry's crisp comedy
"...as the scorned matriarch Margaret Lord is fully realized. Huck Huckaby plays the estranged patriarch Seth Lord with natural..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

The Tree Play
For this story of a rain forest over a lifetime, Robi Polgar created a living, breathing poem
"...strong as the girl's father, while Jona­than Salazar and Huck Huckaby gave notable turns as a love interest and..."

Aug. 14, 2015 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Live From Cowboy Portland
Showtime premieres an Austin-based stand-up show, SXSW Comedy With W. Kamau Bell
"...Wyatt Cenac, Joe DeRosa, Rachel Feinstein, Todd Glass, Jon Huck, Mark Normand, Iliza Shlesinger, and Beth Stelling. If those..."

July 24, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Chicago
A cast of familiar faces conjures Kander and Ebb's Jazz Age classic in an entertaining way
"...Huck Huckaby, on the other hand, is solidly cast as..."

June 26, 2015 Arts Review by Elissa Russell

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