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Deconstructing ISIS
UT professors discuss the rise of the Islamic state
"...It took the world by surprise when ISIS announced the establishment of a caliphate (Islamic state) in..."

March 1, 2016 News Post by Dina Samir Shehata

ISIS and Radical Twitter
Should we be worried about extremists' hacking skills?
"...ISIS or ISIL, AQAP, the Syrian Electronic Army, and freshly..."

March 13, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

City of Ghosts
Battling ISIS with journalism
"...summer of 2014, has been the self-designated capital of ISIS’s bloodthirsty caliphate. That said, Heineman takes pains to show..."

July 28, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Many Heads of Aaron Turner
Speaking the truth with Isis frontman Aaron Turner
"...Hydra Head Records and the frontman and guitarist of Isis, Aaron Turner has become one of the most important..."

Feb. 26, 2007 Music Post by Austin Powell

On Her Shoulders
A refugee's quiet advocacy is a tale of true heroism
"...Murad was uprooted from her northern Iraq village when ISIS forces invaded and murdered most of her family. From..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Viper Club
Susan Sarandon and the murky world of paying kidnappers
" videographer son Andy (Morris) has been captured by ISIS in Syria. Although the story feels plucked off of..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Bad Moms Christmas
The raunchy moms are back with some Christmas spirit(s)
" Sandy (Hines), creepy and overbearing; and Carla’s mom Isis (Sarandon), the party mom, flaky and neglectful. The OG..."

Nov. 3, 2017 Movie Review by Danielle White

2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentaries – Program B
Be the most knowledgeable voter at your Oscar party
"...and “Watani: My Homeland” deal explicitly with the refugee crisis, while “The White Helmets” showcases the volunteer Syrian NGO..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Gods of Egypt
We already have a strong contender for the worst film of 2016
"...Holy Isis and Osiris! Barely two months into the year and..."

March 4, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The AggreGAYtor: September 12
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...west for nuptials, and marriage rights cause all this ISIL/ISIS nonsense, as your AggreGAYtor jiggles the handle...."

Sept. 12, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Bruce Sterling on Social Media Jihads
How good are terrorists' Twitter game?
"...web or deep web, radical jihadist groups such as ISIS and, to a lesser degree, AQAP, have utilized Twitter..."

March 13, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Undercover screenlife political thriller isn't fooling anyone
"...a fake Facebook account to catch the attention of ISIS recruiter Bilel (Latif), Amy commits herself to the role..."

May 14, 2021 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Record review
"...IsisPanopticon (Ipecac)..."

Nov. 26, 2004 Music Review by Michael Chamy

SXSW Unleashes Massive Film List
High-concept horror A Quiet Place to open fest
"...D: Timur Bekmambetov Looking to investigate recruitment techniques of ISIS to lure women into Syria, Amy Whitaker, a journalist,..."

Jan. 31, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: The Media Has Always Been Biased
The history of American journalism is one of slanted and limited coverage
"...more pronounced the bias of the presentation. Reporting on ISIS for example – the opinion of those in ISIS,..."

April 7, 2017 Column by Louis Black

Point Austin: Shock and Awe ... Once Again
Our wars return to roost, and we blame the victims
"...first to blame the victims for the European refugee crisis, in a letter informing President Obama that "the State..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Column by Michael King

"...before it. Guitarist Clifford Meyer pulls double duty with Isis, whose post-metal artistic vision is even clearer In the..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Music Review by Austin Powell

Planet Rock
Austin, Texas, SXSW 2005

March 25, 2005 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

Tom Petty, Charli XCX, and Demi Lovato Headline SXSW Film 2021 List
Festival drops complete lineup, with 2020 titles getting their shot
"...retailers worked together to orchestrate and perpetuate the opioid crisis that has killed over half a million people in..."

Feb. 10, 2021 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Epic documentary chronicles the intimate and epic scale of life in four nations
"...terror group Daesh (better known in the West as ISIS or ISIL) were being pushed out of the areas..."

Jan. 29, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

2020 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live-Action
An uneven selection does not represent the best narrative shorts
"...of them returns from fighting in Syria, possibly for ISIS, although his true allegiances are left unclear. The reunion..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Journey
Settling peace in Northern Ireland?
"...the ongoing American culture wars, the religious zealotry of ISIS. The Journey is all talk (with occasional flashbacks to..."

July 7, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentaries – Programs A & B
"...and “Watani: My Homeland” deal explicitly with the refugee crisis, while “The White Helmets” showcases the volunteer Syrian NGO..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Nine Reasons Why Trump Is in Austin
Deciphering the most baffling campaign stop of 2016
"...thinks he can find the guy he believes founded ISIS, still there, high-fiving the staff. Maybe he wants to..."

Aug. 23, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Anti-Muslim Sentiment Alive and Well in Texas
Unlike Ahmed Mohamed, many members of the Muslim community in Texas experience hatred yet receive no support; their stories go unpublished.
"...should be more sensitive to us being worried about ISIS."..."

Oct. 30, 2015 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

McCaul Rejects Refugees
While assistance is needed, Rep. McCaul opposes harboring Syrian refugees
"...The Syrian refugee crisis that has dominated international headlines recently is simply another..."

Sept. 11, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Moontower Review: Super Show!
High-speed sets from a great gang of comics an ideal capper for fest
"...humor, just a really, really bad one. Like the Isis cells are full of Reba DVDs and Garfield calendars.”..."

April 27, 2015 Arts Post by Ashley Moreno

Iraqis Come Home to Austin
Refugees, fleeing violence in Iraq, struggle to get used to life in Texas
"...we say the situation will get better." Yet, with ISIS gaining control of Iraq, she finally gave up hope..."

Dec. 5, 2014 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Van de Putte, Patrick Square Off in Only Lt. Gov. Debate
Patrick sticks to right-wing rhetoric; says one debate enough
"...(unsubstantiated and thoroughly debunked by the Pentagon) threat of ISIS along the Texas-Mexico border...."

Sept. 30, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

The Hightower Report
Scary Perry foments fear that terrorists "could be" coming from Mexico
"...In August, Perry warned that murderous militants from ISIS "could be" penetrating into the US from Mexico. Could..."

Sept. 5, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

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