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The Apple
"...or documentary, is about the real-life experiences of twin Iranian 12-year-old girls whose lives had been spent locked in..."

June 4, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Taste of Cherry
"...the latest film, Taste of Cherry, by the esteemed Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, is a “masterpiece.” The film was..."

Oct. 16, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Jar
"...that there is a flourishing film movement afoot in Iran. Unfortunately, few of these works make it to these..."

Aug. 4, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Panama Deception
"...Project (the same group who produced Coverup: Behind the Iran Contra Affair). It reveals some of the shameful truth..."

Oct. 9, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

What's the Max Bid on a Tank?
Feds find military surplus equipment being sold via ebay, Craigslist
"...the only airforce flying these is Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force, which still flies 20 of its original..."

April 11, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Letters @ 3AM
The greatest danger to Israel, in the long term, is its dependence on the United States
"...which was not above selling 508 TOW missiles to Iran (yes, Iran) in 1985 (Newsday, March 1, 1987). But..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Column by Michael Ventura

Correspondence With National Public Radio
" this week's weeklong National Public Radio series on "Iran and the Bomb," I sent some brief questions to..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Column by Michael King

The Revolution Will Be Tweeted
Harnessing social media's potential for political change
"...Last May, Mona Kasra visited Iran for the first time since leaving her native country..."

March 5, 2010 Screens Feature by Amy Smith

Targeting Iran
These interviews catalog lost opportunities that could have brought Iran closer to America peacefully and headed off the rise of the reactionaries
"...Targeting Iran..."

July 6, 2007 Books Review by Richard Whittaker

Iranian Revolution Touches Austin
Woman, life, freedom
"...While Iran sits over 7,000 miles away from Austin, local activists..."

Dec. 16, 2022 News Feature by Benton Graham

Point Austin: Meanwhile ...
Approaching Memorial Day, something else to consider
"...argument has perceptibly shifted toward possible U.S. attacks on Iran, more specifically toward which of the candidates is sufficiently..."

May 23, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Letters @ 3AM
At least four factors could determine the nominees and results of the next presidential election, and nobody's talking about them yet
"...voted for the White House-sponsored Senate resolution to declare Iran's Revolutionary Guard a terrorist organization. She seems to think..."

Nov. 9, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

Letters @ 3AM
To blame disasters like the Twin Towers and New Orleans on a few perpetrators is to ignore the greater disasters that are the foundation upon which the developed world lives: our attempts to hold on to an unsustainable way of life
"...Turnabout on (and ignorance of) Iran. Before Bush failed to get so much as a..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Column by Michael Ventura

Holy Spider
True crime drama is an indictment of theocracy and misogyny
"...evil lurks in the holy city of Mashhad in Iran. As Muslim pilgrims flock to visit the city’s shrines,..."

Nov. 11, 2022 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

An Immigrant Family Brings Iranian Cuisine to Austin
Chef Amir Hajimaleki and his family honor the fundamentals of Persian cuisine in all six of their restaurants
"...An Iranian immigrant, chef Amir Hajimaleki is currently bringing his fourth,..."

Jan. 24, 2020 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Chicken With Plums
From the makers of the animated Persepolis comes this modern-day, live-action Arabian tale.
"...tell the story of her childhood and adolescence in Iran prior to and during the fall of the Shah’s..."

Sept. 21, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

World Cup Watch: It’s Kickoff Time in Qatar
The highs and lows as the tournament begins
"...for much of the game. England's 6-2 waxing of Iran was surprising only in how very good England looked,..."

Nov. 25, 2022 Sports Feature by Nick Barbaro

Coup 53
Documentary unpacks America's involvement in the coup that wrecked Iran
"...Directed by: Taghi Amirani...."

Aug. 21, 2020 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Beginner’s Guide to Persian Food in Austin
What to order and where to find fare from one of the oldest global food traditions
"...Road (trade routes that run through what is now Iran), bringing in Mediterranean, Indian, Chinese, Greek, Turkish, and Lebanese..."

Jan. 24, 2020 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

World Cup: Opening Week Preview
Opening week preview
"...10am: Morocco-Iran (B, Fox) Effectively an early elimination game between these..."

June 15, 2018 Sports Feature

Point Austin: Waging Peace
Our politics favors war as a first option
"...of the outcry over the tentative agreement on the Iranian nuclear program. GOP presidential candidates are instantly declaring the..."

April 10, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Reagan's Record
"...freed the American hostages from their long captivity in Iran, without having to publicly acknowledge any of the cash,..."

June 10, 2004 Postmarks

Bill of the Week: Texans Take to the Capitol to Battle Discriminatory Property Bills
Who gets a piece of Texas?
"...Texas Iranian-American Advocacy Day was supposed to be a day for..."

March 17, 2023 News Feature by Benton Graham

World Cup Watch: And So It Begins ...
The World Cup kicks off in what organizers promise won't be the Fyre Festival of sporting events
"...B: England (5), USA (16), Iran (20), Wales (19)..."

Nov. 18, 2022 Sports Feature by Nick Barbaro

DVDanger: The Sheik
The world broke his back. He made it humble.
"...American beat the man that represented the worst of Iran at the height of tension in the region. But..."

March 1, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Ten Years of War
Remember the last war, or repeat it
"...we should be pretty worried about North Korea and Iran and Syria, and the administration should Do Something about..."

March 22, 2013 News Column by Michael King

'There To Tell the Truth'
Seymour Hersh on journalism, politics, presidents, and war
" the same sort of pattern. On Sources and Iranian Nukes..."

March 30, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Journalism and Memory
What we fail to remember, we will tragically repeat
"...league with the Israeli government, a "preemptive" attack on Iran...."

March 30, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Artist in Exile
Can Bahman Ghobadi ever go home again?
"...good time to be an artist of conscience in Iran. The massive, spontaneous, and deadly street protests that erupted..."

March 12, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Music fest diary
"...Cheney administration about the feasibility and morality of attacking Iran. I remember that Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the..."

March 14, 2008 Music Feature by James McMurtry

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