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Upstairs, Downstairs: The Metaphors of Parasite
Bong Joon-ho on his obsession with stairs, Psycho, and how we eat
"...say that I'm a lover of stairs," the South Korean filmmaker frankly stated. Yet his most recent film, Parasite,..."

Nov. 1, 2019 Screens Feature by Jenny Nulf

I Heart K-Pop
Korean DJ nights choreograph a local niche
"...the food court plays "Shake It" by Sistar, a Korean girl group that sounds like Taylor Swift flirting with..."

May 25, 2018 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Doggett: Keep Hope Alive
Lloyd Doggett on Trump, the future, and the responsibility of citizens
"...Michael King: When we spoke earlier, at the federal courthouse, you mentioned your concerns over the future under Trump,..."

Jan. 12, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Fantastic Fest Unleashes Final Wave
New films from Charlie Kaufman and Owen Egerton join fest
"...Spotless Mind, Synecdoche, New York). Festival co-founder and Alamo Drafthouse boss Tim League called it "fabulous. It's stop-motion animation,..."

Sept. 9, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

VFW
Ultraviolent Fantastic Fest throwback makes its vengeance-filled return
"...his 2014 debut, Almost Human, Begos showed both art house horror and splatterpunk sensibilities. His recent vampire explosion, Bliss,..."

Feb. 14, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Thursday Showcases
International hip-hop, or domestic, Modern Outsider sounds?
"...Korea Night 1: K-Pop Night Out 7:30pm, Elysium Sounds from..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

The Interview
See how a goofy comedy can spark an international incident.
"...what they can and can’t watch; and the Art House Convergence, the national association of independent movie theatres that..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Off the Record
Austin Music Poll winners are just going to have to wait until the Austin Music Awards, plus a closer look at SXSW's international acts
"...Morgan Sorne likens the intrigue of his debut album, House of Stone, to that of ancient ruins. "You know..."

Feb. 25, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Japaniversary
A decade at SXSW and Japan's musical jack-in-the-box has lost none of its delight. China, Singapore, India, and Iran take their cue, in baby steps.
"...pushing the yin-yang combo platter of heavy metal and house on both sides of the Pacific. Osaka's Yolz in..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Man of the Year
Instead of being the hippest kid on the block, this comedy plays like a schizophrenic exercise in shrill cinematic politics.
"...than Kim Jong-il's nuclear gambit. (To be fair, North Korea's despot-for-life struck comedy gold ages ago with his daring..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Every Missed Bite a Heartbreak
Why Pacific Blue is one of the best new restaurants in Austin
"...was never gladder that the party was on the house. Since that tsunami of an evening, an eerie quiet..."

April 16, 2004 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...this tax referendum passes, a person with a $100,000 house will pay about $2 a month extra for the..."

April 25, 2003 Column

Toward an Accounting
In its unjustified rush to war, the Bush administration wants Americans to apply ample amounts of duct tape over their eyes, ears, and mouths.
"...and the UN are reduced to rubber-stamping unproven White House assertions, then they might as well not exist. They..."

Feb. 21, 2003 Column by Michael Ventura

To Sitcom Hell and Back
Getting her own sitcom nearly killed Margaret Cho, and she talks about the experience in her new show I'm the One That I Want.
"...they work together and travel between San Francisco and Korea."..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Arts Feature by J. C. Shakespeare

Second SXSW Lineup Installment Adds Over 300 Acts
KT Tunstall, Shamir, Sunflower Bean, and Circuit Des Yeux highlight
"...bro, who got you smiling like that?” Houston native Tisakorean also found dance rap success on the app. On..."

Dec. 8, 2021 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Fantastic Fest Wave Three Crashes Down
Music and madness fill festival lineup
"...Attendance – Director Quarxx Simon lives in an old house in the countryside with his severely disabled sister. He..."

Sept. 13, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Music No. 5
Hurray for the Riff Raff, Naomi Achu, Cakes da Killa, and 171 more added
"...the Funeral 5, Noah North, Christopher Plowman, Ramesh, Small Houses, Peggy Stern Octet, the Teeta, Tinnarose, Tres Bourbonnais, Uncle..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Fantastic Fest Gets Arty
First titles, plus Nicolas Winding Refn on exploitation
"...A haunted man attends a dinner party at the house he once called home, and becomes gripped with paranoia..."

July 30, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Soccer Watch
"...home game since May 24 – the morning before House Park got flooded out – and they've been working..."

June 19, 2015 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

Alamo Drafthouse Gets OK to Screen The Interview
Remember when Kim Jong-un threatened to nuke Austin? He'll be mad now.
"...chance to catch the controversial comedy, as the Alamo Drafthouse confirms it will host screenings, starting Christmas Day...."

Dec. 23, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Band Announcement, Part III
1,500 of some 2,000 showcasing acts now vetted
"...Humming House (Nashville, Tenn.)..."

Jan. 7, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

In Stitches
More Fantastic Fest programming includes the 'Pede, Pt. 2
"...AND HIS SAMURAI (2011) US Premiere Director: Yoshihiro Nakamura, Korea, 109 minutes From the director of festival faves Fish..."

Sept. 7, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Newsgeist: 2/9/11
The spirit of the news
"...of the Newsgeist is riddled with stories on stalled Korean talks, the Tea Party, and the State of the..."

Feb. 9, 2011 News Post by Eric Pickhartz

World Cup Watch
A rundown of local viewing parties
"...♥ Cameroon-Netherlands (E) ESPN2 # Fri, 6/25 9:00am North Korea-Ivory Coast (G) ESPN2 # Portugal-Brazil (G) ESPN # ♥..."

June 25, 2010 Sports Feature

World Cup Watch
A rundown of local viewing parties
"...♥ Cameroon-Netherlands (E) ESPN2 # Fri, 6/25 9:00am North Korea-Ivory Coast (G) ESPN2 # Portugal-Brazil (G) ESPN # ♥..."

June 18, 2010 Sports Feature

Soccer Watch
Some good and some bad news for the Aztex, plus a World Cup update
"...news, bad news week for the Austin Aztex at House Park: a draw and a loss in league play,..."

June 18, 2010 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

Food-o-File
Food Editor Virginia B. Wood has news from Central Market Cooking Schools and restaurants reinventing themselves in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...Central Market Cooking Schools. The specialty foods retailer operates in-house cooking schools in each of its stores in Austin,..."

June 14, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Soccer Watch
Ale, ale, ale, ale! The World Cup starts in two weeks! Plus a look at the basketball and hockey playoffs so far.
"...news: with the WC being played in Japan and Korea, every kickoff falls between midnight and 6:30am local time...."

May 17, 2002 Column by Nick Barbaro

Capitol Chronicle
The Legislature enters the home stretch -- two weeks to go.
"...just before adjournment at about 2:30am, a group of House members drunk on exhaustion gathered together to sing "Kumbaya."..."

May 18, 2001 News Column by Michael King

The Concourse Project Brings the Raver Spirit Back to Austin
High-capacity event space looks to diversify their sound
"...Concourse's calendar speaks for itself. Already, trance-bringer Tiësto, house and techno titan Carl Cox, and Hacienda veterans Sasha..."

Nov. 5, 2021 Music Feature by Christina Garcia

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