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Mad Dog and Glory
"...next project would be a Martin Scorsese-produced project entitled Mad Dog and Glory scripted by Richard Price, the esteemed..."

March 5, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

DVDanger: Dog Eat Dog
Paul Schrader is the old dog learning new tricks
"...young talent he hired to make his new thriller Dog Eat Dog. But he still beams with grandpaternal pride...."

Nov. 13, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Notes on Mad Dogs
If you were young, talented, and a little crazy in the old Austin, you may have answered to the bizarre title of "Mad Dog."
"...Anyone who has tried to write about Mad Dog, a bizarre moment of this state's literary history,..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Books Feature by Clay Smith

From Mad Dogs to Mister Golf
Bud Shrake, continued
"...booze-fueled cadre of writers and associates known as the Mad Dogs, and the golf habit that led to his..."

April 25, 2008 Books Feature by Spencer Parsons

Mad City
"...Danner. It's easy to imagine the pitch meeting for Mad City: Oh, it's a cross between Dog Day Afternoon..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

James Ellroy: Demon Dog of American Crime Fiction
"...an original, nasty rhyme, and, later, this self-described “demon dog” sits on the beach, howling like a lunatic. Is..."

July 24, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Digging for Danger in Dig Dog
Local developer Rusty Moyher designs a perilous dog dimension
"...This might be an unpopular stance, but I hate dogs in video games, at least realistic ones. Canine familiars..."

Feb. 22, 2018 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Yard Dog Turns 20
Dream Syndicate and Mekons frontmen art – rock
"...Randy Franklin and his wife Jann Baskett opened Yard Dog Art Gallery. Spanning folk art to fine art, the..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Dog Years
Austin's version of the Band – the Gourds – steps into those brown shoes almost literally with Old Mad Joy
"...Woodstock, New York, the Gourds' 10th studio album, Old Mad Joy, reflects both Campbell's belief in the band and..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Bad Dog
When we see a dog running free, why are we frightened? Longtime Austinite Paula James meditates on the effect that fear of the natural world has had on us.
"...sidewalk, her Pekinese on a leash. It yaps. My dog glances back without interest...."

Sept. 10, 1999 Features Feature by Paula James

Mad Scientist on Wheels
Brian Beattie
"...Brian Beattie appears quite the mad scientist as he scrambles around, behind, and under the..."

Nov. 8, 1996 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

Luv Doc Recommends: Will's Mad Hatter Boat Party
Riviera Marina, Saturday, September 6, 2008
"...Halloween costume. Temperature-wise it will still be hotter than dog shit in a skillet. So, in late October when..."

Sept. 5, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

Unleashed
Jet Li, in his first Western role of any depth, convincingly plays both man and beast, although a sentimental script by producer Luc Besson hampers the story.
"...explosive results. Argento protégé Soavi, on the other hand, made his last big splash with 1994’s Dellamorte Dellamore (aka..."

May 20, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sweet Country
The modern Western goes to Northern Australia.
"...of labor. Circumstances eventually cause Sam to shoot the “mad-dog Australian” in self-defense, whereupon Sam and Lizzie go on..."

April 13, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Street Kings
This new crime drama starring Keanu Reeves is directed by the screenwriter of Training Day and based on a story by crackerjack crime novelist James Ellroy.
"...(Whitaker) puts to good use whenever he needs a mad dog to take care of business using methods best..."

April 18, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Intermission
Irish ensemble interweaves a dozen characters and their affairs of the heart.
"...footsteps with its brash, literally knockout opening, in which mad-dog criminal Lehiff (Farrell) rips off a convenience store armed..."

April 9, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Borrower
"...Roll, the Eric Bogosian vehicle, must be better and Mad Dog and Glory, which McNaughton is currently working on..."

Oct. 18, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Chopper
Story of legendary Australian renegade and dreamer.
"...Vince Colosimo, Bill Young, Kenny Graham and Kate Beahan. Mad-dog killer, bestselling author, and seemingly endless source of fascination..."

June 15, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

In Memoriam: Gary Cartwright
Time to "Turn Out the Lights" for the Texas Mad Dog writer
"...Texas has lost a Mad Dog...."

March 2, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

That Wild Man
Gary Cartwright: The mad, mad, mad life of a Texas wordsmith
"...her $3,000 mink, Candy Barr thought about biscuits. Biscuits made her think of fried chicken, which in turn suggested..."

June 26, 2015 Arts Feature by Joe O'Connell

The Hightower Report
Ryan bitten on the butt by his own mad dogs
"...while assorted groupings of even fringier, farther-out packs of mad-dog Tea Party Republicans want someone who'll howl at the..."

Oct. 30, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

Mad Dog Blues: So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star?
ONE Theatre Company brings some unique touches to Sam Shepard's Mad Dog Blues, but ultimately, the show is the portrait of a playwright living out his rock star phase -- self-indulgent and rather embarrassing.
"...Mad Dog Blues: So You Wanna Be a Rock &..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Arts Review by Skipper Chong Warson

Underdog
A mad scientist's experiments provide a beagle with superpowers and the ability to speak in this children's comedy based on an old cartoon.
"...5-year-old companion offers his assessment: “I like how they made the old cartoon into a giant new cartoon. I..."

Aug. 10, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Air Bud
"...basketball history. Witness past and present NBA players Fred “Mad Dog” Carter, Tim Bassett, Glenn “Big Dog” Robinson and..."

Aug. 1, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Marley & Me
Sweet and wise and often laugh-out-loud funny (just like Grogan's book), Marley & Me, starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston, isn't just for dog people.
"...mind, only two types of people in the world: dog people and cat people. Dog people – I count..."

Dec. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Man's Best Friend
"...John Cassinni. At a Southern California genetics laboratory, the semi-mad Dr. Jarrett (Henricksen) has managed to splice the genetic..."

Dec. 3, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cats & Dogs
"...Perkins and Jeff Goldblum. The idea behind Cats & Dogs is such an obvious one it's a wonder no..."

July 6, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

All Nighter
A father searches for his daughter with the help of her ex-boyfriend
"...is some Neesons, per Key and Peele, but this shaggy-dog story of mucho macho mad dad Frank Gallo (Simmons)..."

March 24, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Way We Ate
'Historic Austin Restaurants': an excerpt
"...Another notable, lost location on the Slacker map, Mad Dog & Bean's was a run-down burger stand on..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Food Feature

Slacker, the Map
It's been over a decade since Slacker premiered at the Dobie Theater. Since then, the lifestyle it celebrated is largely gone, along with the locations it helped make famous. In this "Slacker map," we look at what's disappeared and what's endured.
"...2. Mad Dog and Beans, 24th & Nueces..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

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