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Man Bites Dog
"...Is it a comedy? A documentary? An underground gore-fest? Man Bites Dog, the first feature film from Belgian director..."

April 2, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Man Bites Prairie Dogs!
"...regulators say is caused by a community of prairie dog burrows in the fields. And now they have a..."

Aug. 30, 2002 News Feature by Dave Mann

The Shaggy Dog
There are precious few surprises here, but this breezy remake starring Tim Allen is a painless affair.
"...my heart for Disney’s original 1959 version of this “dog bites man bites dog” tale, thanks in large part..."

March 10, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Man Who Knew Too Much
Although some critics have assumed, from Jacques Barzun's criticisms of modern culture, that he is a conservative ideologue, in reality he has always followed his own, pragmatic vision of things.
"...route of inverting expectations -- as in the old "man bites dog" cliché -- by being at once an..."

Oct. 13, 2000 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

When the Dog Bites
Richard Rodgers knew well the dog's bite, the bee's sting, plagued as he was by inner demons, personal trials, and psychic pain. Yet he was able somehow to produce from this dark world music of sweetness and light.
"...clashes between his fiery-tempered grandparents and his father, a man who could retreat for weeks into "malign silences." There..."

Nov. 30, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Book Review: Man and Beast
"...Man and Beastby J.R. Helton..."

March 29, 2002 Books Feature by Dan Oko

Star Time
"...of a barbed-wire catheter. Even the recent Belgian import Man Bites Dog handled the subject with more finesse than..."

May 21, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Man Bites Dog
Being in the dog house isn't so bad after all
"...Man Bites Dog 5222 Burnet Rd., 614-1330 Sunday-Thursday, 11am-9pm; Friday-Saturday,..."

Dec. 2, 2011 Food Review by Rachel Feit

Rachel Feit's Top 10 Austin-tatious Snacks and Sips
Just eatin' and drinkin'
"...Hair of the Dog at Man Bites Dog This is one dog you..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Food-o-File
This week's foodie news: subs, pies, wine, hot dogs, and more
"...Hot dog entrepreneur Jeremiah Allen joins the ranks of former food..."

May 13, 2011 Food Column

Very Bad Things
"...(Orser); and scheming real-estate weasel Robert Boyd (Slater), a man so devoid of scruples he makes Michael Milken look..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Funny Games
Austrian moralist Haneke fashions a tense drama from the sadistic games people play.
"...Ulrich Mühe, Frank Giering, Arno Frisch, Stefan Clapczynski, Doris Kunstmann and Cristoph Bantzer. “Fiction is real,” offers one of..."

Sept. 18, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Campaign Trailin'
Cop-shop talk on the campaign trail; and City Council candidate forums
"...to name-checking unopposed Place 5 City Council candidate Bill Spelman. With the city financially strapped, McCracken says Spelman has..."

April 10, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Kate Thornberry's Top 10 Success Stories of the 2011 Austin Food Scene
National media attention and local heroes
"...wagon opened a place on Burnet Road, as did Man Bites Dog, and Edis' Chocolates added a storefront on..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo
An engaging doc about the Oklahoma State Prison Rodeo.
"...since Cops hit the street (recall the Belgian faux-documentary Man Bites Dog?), and these days you're far more likely..."

Sept. 17, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Town Called Panic
This whimsical, Belgian import is an animated stop-motion fantasy that uses childhood toys as characters who find themselves in all manner of goofy yet compelling adventures.
"...pre-Transformers world) come alive and find themselves in all manner of goofy yet compelling adventures. The subtitled, French-language film..."

Jan. 22, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
A wickedly entertaining postmodern take on the hallowed, Eighties-era slasher flicks.
"...Directed by: Scott Glosserman. Starring: Nathan Baesel, Angela Goethals, Krissy Carlson, Robert Englund,..."

March 16, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Christo and Jeanne-Claude
With 1,000-plus bodies packing the Paramount on March 30, clearly Austin wanted to hear what superstar artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude had to say
"...at the Paramount may be the equivalent of the "Dog Bites Man" headline for performing artists such as Lyle..."

April 7, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Last Horror Movie
The U.S. premiere of this self-reflexive horror film from England is presented in Austin by Fangoria magazine.
"...going for it, chief among them a charmingly unctuous performance from lead Howarth as Max Parry, a character who..."

June 18, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Eat Local, Help the Earth on April 22
Supporting environmental nonprofits is as easy as eating lunch
"...whole-wheat crust from Conan’s, or a banh mi hot dog (can be made vegetarian) from Man Bites Dog. Treat..."

April 21, 2014 Food Post by Melanie Haupt

Hungry Todd Rungy Shows You How to Look Good While Eating Anything
February 13, 2014. 26 photos.
"...Hat doffed like a gentleman, well-manicured Pinkie of Poise boldly extended, Hungry Todd Rungy..."

Feb. 13, 2014 Photo Gallery

DVDanger: Pyewacket
Classical witchcraft drama gets a bleak, contemporary twist
"...his reign of madness to the English village of Manningtree in 1644, he claimed that one of the familiars..."

April 3, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

DVDanger: The Harvest
Is it finally the Henry successor we wanted?
"...hard to conceive of a Funny Games, or a S&Man, or a Man Bites Dog, or a Behind the..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Permanent Markers
How a trailer becomes brick-and-mortar
"...the fall of 2007, he was an energetic young man with an entrepreneurial spirit, convinced he could cash in..."

April 10, 2015 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Se7en
David Fincher's stunning directorial debut about a psychopath who uses the seven deadly sins as a model for his grotesque murders
"...D: David Fincher (1996); with Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, John C. McGinley, Kevin Spacey, R. Lee..."

April 13, 2001 Screens Review by Eli Kooris

Summoning the Blair Witch
Into the woods with Simon Barrett and Adam Wingard
"...SB: The French film Man Bites Dog, that's maybe the closest, but again that's..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Second Helpings: Top 10 New Kids on the Street
"...We were amazed at how many great new places have opened here in the last..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Food Feature

What's New on the Local Trailer Cuisine Scene?
Trailer parks are everywhere, but it's not what you think

March 19, 2010 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Event Menu
Nov. 19-30
"...451-7400, www.twinliquors.com) hosts a free whiskey tasting with Jeff Norman, master distiller from Jack Daniel's. Thursday, Nov. 19, 5-8pm...."

Nov. 20, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Even if a current criminal probe turns up no fire, Austin's minority contracting program has never lacked for smoke and heat.
"...about city minority contracting program" is not exactly a man-bites-dog headline. We live in the Intractable Public Debate Capital..."

Dec. 6, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

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