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DVDanger: Supremacy
A timely and tragic depiction of intolerance and bigotry
"...her revisionist take, using Bakersfield as a stand-in for Iran. Read our full review here...."

April 25, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Headlines
"...continues in Washington over a tentative, multi-country agreement with Iran on limiting its nuclear weapons research in exchange for..."

April 10, 2015 News Feature

SXSW Live Shot: Qarabagh Ensemble, Qaraqan, Diwan Saz
Welcome to Azerbaijan
"...Eastern Europe and Western Asia – surrounded by Russia, Iran, Armenia, and the Caspian Sea. Tonight’s showcase brought not..."

March 19, 2015 Music Post by Michael Toland

Marc Savlov's Top 10 List
"...Home Alone at Night Speaking of lovelorn nosferatu in Iran, Sheila Vand vamps like a spook-show pro in Ana..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

TIFF Files: Wrapping Things Up
Toronto in the rearview
"...Maziar Bahari, who was imprisoned by the Taliban in Iran due, in large measure, to a satirical skit he..."

Sept. 19, 2014 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

You’re Probably Not Watching AMC’s ‘Halt and Catch Fire’
Here are five reasons why you should
"...Halt to explore the decade of leg warmers and Iran Contra...."

July 9, 2014 Screens Post by Rod Machen

The Luv Doc: Mortification
A sobering advertisement for birth control
"...I want to believe Mort, that somewhere in the..."

May 30, 2014 Column by The Luv Doc

Short and Sweet From SXSW
The full list of short docs, dramas and animation playing this year
"...in 2020, a brewing cyberwar between the US and Iran puts Sonia, a young Iranian refugee, at risk of..."

Feb. 5, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...Islamic revolution, most of the world's pistachios came from Iran. Now they come from California. Even Pakistan imports California..."

Jan. 24, 2014 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

World Cup: USA Draws Germany, Portugal, Ghana
The World Cup draw Friday morning wasn't kind to the U.S.
"...F (105) 3 Argentina 21 Bosnia-Herzegovina 36 Nigeria 45 Iran Group H (113) 11 Belgium 26 Algeria 22 Russia..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

SXSW Band Invites, Part II
Only 112 days remaining until the Music conference begins
"...The Muckers (Tehran, Iran)..."

Nov. 19, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Postcard From Poland
Confronting violence at the Dialog international theatre fest
"...companies and artists from Rwanda, Mexico, South Africa, Spain, Iran, Estonia, and Hungary, as well as a half-dozen of..."

Oct. 17, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Wholly Kabob
Persian wraps and bowls carpeted with big flavor
"...cost of her food trailer. She was born in Iran, and learned to cook at the side of her..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Get Off Your Ass and Change the World
Nobel Prize winner Jody Williams speaks tomorrow at BookPeople
"...North Africa: Libya. Somalia. Iraq. Toppling the government in Iran decades ago. And now we’re going to go and..."

Sept. 6, 2013 Books Post by Jessi Cape

The AggreGAYtor: September 4
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...friends tell me that if I go back to Iran, the government will welcome me home by killing me.”..."

Sept. 4, 2013 Qmmunity Post

The Return of ... the Cassette
The Walkman revolutionized portable music. Can their fodder – cassettes – jump the shark?
"...Iron Curtain, spread the Ayatollah Khomeini's anti-Shah sermons through Iran before its 1979 revolution, and bring Christian and Islamic..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

The AggreGAYtor: August 27
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...not only exist in every race, nationality (except in Iran), and culture, but also live with every level of..."

Aug. 27, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Playback: Mother Falcon vs. Scottish Rite Theater
Mother Falcon's open letter to the Scottish Rite, Frontier Bar's transformation into Lost Well, and soul man Bobby Patterson
"...the world – every boy, girl, and man. Iraq, Iran, Jamaica, and Japan, I'm fixing to be the man."..."

Aug. 9, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Jon Reiss Drops a 'Bomb' on Graffiti World
'Bomb It 2' screens at the Drafthouse Aug. 7
"...globetrotting adventures had limits (“An American Jew going to Iran with a video camera to record graffiti doesn’t seem..."

July 31, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Soccer Watch
"...tying an all-time U.S. record... Also on Tuesday, Australia, Iran, and South Korea each punched their tickets for Brazil..."

June 21, 2013 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

SXSW Wednesday Picks and Sleepers
"...12mid, Headhunters Patio Born in Tehran in 1979 as Iran's Islamic Revolution unfolded, Golpayegani's emotive guitar dexterity transcends East..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature

The Q&A Hole: How Is Humanity Most Likely to Destroy Itself?
The Earth will abide, but not necessarily old Homo Sap.
"...else will tell you: Climate change, nuclear proliferation from Iran and North Korea, all that kind of stuff...."

Feb. 25, 2013 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Modern Tales as Old as Time
New AFS series travels back to the seat of civilization
"...a documentary that is part peaceful rebellion against the Iranian government, part creative compulsion. This Is Not a Film..."

Feb. 15, 2013 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

Wholly Kabob Trailer Funded by Kickstarter Campaign
Newcomer to Austin’s Middle Eastern Food Scene off to Great Start
"...The once personal chef was born in Iran and lived in Germany and San Diego before moving..."

Jan. 16, 2013 Food Post by Gracie Salem

From the Vaults: John Goodman's Very Good Year
John Goodman adds zest to Flight, Argo, and Trouble With the Curve
"...Affleck's CIA agent spirit out six American hostages from Iran in 1980 during the height of the insurgency. Again,..."

Nov. 3, 2012 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

String Quartet Smackdown
Golden Hornet Project adds a touch of March Madness to the alt-classical scene
"...from such distant corners of the globe as Hungary, Iran, and Japan – with entrants showing some major muscle..."

Nov. 2, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Letters at 3AM: A Big Picture and a Long Game
A U.S. military powered by biofuels could be a game-changer that ends the oil wars
"...Yemen impacts neighboring Saudi Arabia and Oman. A belligerent Iran impacts Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Oman...."

Oct. 19, 2012 Column by Michael Ventura

Soccer Watch
UT soccer still in the running for Big 12 title, and more
"...Chile, Uruguay, and Paraguay, not so much. Australia and Iran helped themselves in Asia. It's still early in the..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

Some People Will Vote Republican
"...vote for the guy who'd start a war with Iran. They understand that science can help us repair the..."

Oct. 15, 2012 Postmarks

Review: 'Things We Left Unsaid'
A unique perspective on domestic life in pre-revolution Iran
"...Unsaid (OneWorld Publications, $17.95), mysterious new neighbors disrupt an Iranian housewife's peaceful routine of 1960s suburbia and spur her..."

Sept. 10, 2012 Books Post by Jessi Cape

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