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Loverboy at ColdTowne Theater
This troupe's improvised scenes based on personal sex stories prove ColdTowne is still a fun place to catch local comedy's up-and-comers
"...improv and sketch-comedy skills. The current Wednesday night staple, Loverboy, is no exception...."

July 1, 2016 Arts Review by Ashley Moreno

Out of Bounds Comedy Festival 2016: The Frank Mills, Loverboy, People of Earth
These three improv troupes gave us an earful at this year's OoB
"...Saturday at the Stateside. All three troupes – Austin's Loverboy and the Frank Mills and L.A.'s People of Earth..."

Sept. 9, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Deadpool
This sassy superhero movie is not your child’s comic-book origin tale
"...doled out by Ajax (Skrein), which turns the cancer-riddled loverboy Wade Wilson into the hideously deformed, immortal Deadpool, could..."

Feb. 12, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

7 and 7 Is
"...horse-whipping would generally be in order for anyone evoking Loverboy, but, Toof, an unknown local quantity, do so with..."

April 11, 1997 Music Feature

Jale
"...AC: What about Loverboy?..."

July 12, 1996 Music Feature

Five Recommended Arts Events This Weekend
In which your cultural FOMO is subdued via this handy listicle
"...1) The ninth annual Austin Sketch Fest reaches its..."

May 25, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

2017 Payne Theatre Award Nominees
E.A. Poe musical Nevermore leads the way with 11 noms
"...Troupe Cascade Everything All the Time The Knuckleball Now Loverboy Parallelogramophonograph Sugar, Water, Purple..."

Sept. 20, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Margaret Moser Tribute: Alice Berry
On the Texas Blondes: “We were just cute girls who liked cute bands”
"...bands we turned down – Tommy Tutone and maybe Loverboy...."

June 30, 2017 Music Feature by R.U. Steinberg

Guide to Austin Improv
The venues, events, troupes, and individuals who have transformed Austin into a "Yes, and" boomtown
"...Thursday. Other weekly improv shows include the women of Loverboy (Wednesdays), the bad boys of Bad Boys (Fridays), Movie..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Gay Place
Let's talk about (gay) sex
"...SHESHESHESHE Does "Loverboy" Those funny shes of SheSheSheShe-eesh are back and inducing..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Raise Your Glass to National Tequila Day
Here's where to celebrate
"...notification that today, a Friday, the weekend promised to Loverboy if they would just finish that earnings report, today..."

July 24, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Pong
Texas Platters go mondo
"...years, the latter naughtily filtering a melody borrowed from Loverboy through a Gary Numan strainer. "Fish Sauce," "The Spot"..."

Aug. 8, 2014 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Jessica Lea Mayfield/Brett Dennen
"...that promise to help land upcoming fourth studio LP Loverboy (Dualtone) among the year's best. Opener "Surprise, Surprise" immediately..."

March 18, 2011 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Ring Round the Moon
Though at times long-winded, Jean Anouilh's farce still has enough charm and humor to entertain
"...up in his or her own desires. Even sweet loverboy Frederic can barely see past his own romantic plight...."

Nov. 16, 2007 Arts Review by Avimaan Syam

Blame Canada
A sampling of musical poutines
"...await the deluge and try to forget that whole Loverboy thing ever happened. Canada @ SXSW Old Reliable (Edmonton..."

Feb. 25, 2005 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Animation Revelation
Charging toward a movie, TV, or computer screen near you: HorseBack Salad Entertainment
"...a takeoff on Patrick Dempsey's 1989 teen sex comedy Loverboy...."

Nov. 21, 2003 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Age of Restoration
Reviled at the time of their release, silent cinema classics Metropolis and The Thief of Bagdad get their due at the Paramount Theatre this weekend.
"...such pop acts as Freddie Mercury, Pat Benatar, and Loverboy. Three years later, the Munich Film Archive set a..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

Here We Go Again
The Riddlin' Kids -- DIY with a bullet.
"...at home think we're already just another major-label casualty." Loverboyz-N-the-Hood If it's surprising that the Riddlin' Kids are on..."

Aug. 2, 2002 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Short Cuts
Music video maven Lance Myers stays up all night to animate the Riddlin' Kids' latest spin, plus pennies from heaven (or: the Texas Filmmakers Production Fund).
"...in an homage to late-Eighties Patrick Dempsey sex comedy Loverboy, with various, uh, members vying for the attentions of..."

May 17, 2002 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Pop Beloved
Revisting the Reivers
"..."Take On Me," and who could forget Billy Ocean's "Loverboy"? (Please God, help us forget.) Of course, "We Are..."

April 26, 2002 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Explosive Dynamic Super Smash Hits!
Remembering ultimate cheese label K-tel
"...along genre lines made a collection featuring tunes by Loverboy, Kool & the Gang, and Eddie Rabbitt something of..."

May 4, 2001 Music Feature by Greg Beets

The Recliners Raw Fish (Minnow)
Texas Platters
"...the fromage-laden lounge horns on the opening riff of Loverboy's "Working for the Weekend" to the Who's "Won't Get..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Music Review by Michael Bertin

The Sound and the Fury
Local theatre Alamo Drafthouse teams silent films with live musical scores by favorite Austin acts.
"...by such Eighties luminaries as Freddie Mercury, Pat Benatar, Loverboy, Billy Squier, and Adam Ant, met with mixed results...."

Sept. 10, 1999 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Steak & Shake
Stalking the Elusive "Boobalee-Oobalee"
"...to adjust; flashing lights and about 10 measures of Loverboy's "Workin' for the Weekend" were the only stimuli we..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Food Feature by Meredith Phillips

Texas Platters
"...Bonnie. If not, they're Ann Wilson and Mike Reid (Loverboy, remember?), emoting all over the closing credits of some..."

July 11, 1997 Music Review

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...a gold-toothed loser and loving every minute of it (Loverboy fans, take note). Distraught, Tom opts to move back..."

Nov. 17, 1995 News Feature

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