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King of the Ants
Nifty new thriller from Stuart Gordon, the director of Re-Animator.
"...Sharp, Ron Livingston, Vernon Wells and Lionel Mark Smith. The title makes it sound like a horror film, I..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

From BarFly to 'King of the Ants'
An interview with George Wendt
"...barfly Norm Peterson on Cheers, you can turn on the television virtually anywhere in the world and find George..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
"...Jane Krakowski, Kristen Johnston, Stephen Baldwin and Mark Addy. There are worse ways to spend 90 minutes of your..."

May 5, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Big Cheese
South by Southwest 1997
"...The phrase "shit-hot," cribbed from some international band's bio, comes..."

March 21, 1997 Music Feature

Short, but Not Necessarily Sweet
It's a bit of a stretch to call the short films of Jay Rosenblatt documentaries. Let's call them experimental docs -- or shorts -- and leave it at that. Just prepare to be amazed by the reel of eight short films the genre-bending San Francisco filmmaker is bringing to the Alamo next week.
"...OK, so maybe it's a bit of a stretch to call the short films of Jay..."

Feb. 14, 2003 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Playback: Red River Optimist John Wickham
Red River poker king John Wickham remains optimistic, Nazis stab concertgoers at Trailer Space, and Fun Fun Fun Fest gets its acre at Auditorium Shores
"...eyeball pasties – sings "Fuck you very much" to the large audience gathered for a Queerlesque event...."

Aug. 14, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Bunnies and Bongs
Getting Your Band Noticed: Promotional Gimmicks
"...(picture and bio). Guess I'll be throwing out all of that Gucci luggage and most of my wardrobe. This..."

Aug. 1, 1997 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Tom Waits
Gift Guide
"...Welcome to Tom Waits' garage sale! This 3-CD collection of covers, rarities, new and old songs is a big..."

Dec. 8, 2006 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Christmas in July, Sullivan's Travels (1942), The Palm Beach Story
Christmas in July, Sullivan's Travels (1942), The Palm Beach Story
"...In the Forties, Preston Sturges wrote and directed a string of..."

March 16, 2001 Screens Review by Jerry Renshaw

Longford
"...In the name of expediency, let's say movies can be lumped..."

June 15, 2007 Screens Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Public Notice: It Doesn't Get Easier
Council gets no rest after marathon budget sessions
"...It's all budget all the time this week down at City Hall; I inherited..."

Sept. 11, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Sparking a Prairie Fire: Cindy Sheehan at City Hall
The founder of Camp Casey and her "Bring Them Home Now" Tour arrives to a big Austin welcome
"...The scene Wednesday evening outside the gates of the Capitol..."

Sept. 2, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

AFS Preston Sturges Retrospective Schedule
"...Here's a brief guide to the films being shown in the Austin Film Society series..."

Jan. 14, 2000 Screens Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Breaking news from Austin and beyond.
"...Quote of the Week: "We're not here to say we wish..."

Nov. 19, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Dancing About Architecture
The Hole in the Wall closes.
"...The Song Is Over..."

July 5, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Naked City
News shorts
"...it seemed things couldn't get any more contentious in the city of Georgetown, they have. Since the Chronicle reported..."

Aug. 24, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Can't Hear Your Mama Call
"...Say you're a kid in Brooklyn in the spring of '55. Saturdays you go to the Star..."

June 11, 1999 Column by Michael Ventura

Club Comings and Goings
"...Rumors have been flying about another club's demise, and this time it's the Back Room,..."

Nov. 10, 1995 Music Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...The Rumor Is True..."

May 16, 2003 Column

Coal Hard Cash
Alcoa has applied for a mining application in Elgin, near Austin.
"...on a two-acre spread he had inherited from his mother in neighboring Milam County. With pockets of rich black..."

Sept. 3, 1999 News Feature

Music Recommended
"...Paranoid music critic fantasy No. 666: The writer sits and looks at the South by Southwest..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

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