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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

Articulations
Ratgirl drops her tights to comment on Wayne Alan Brenner's review of Uncaged.
"...it is news. This item fits somewhere in the "Man Bites Dog" vein. Ratgirl is the bewhiskered dancer, performer,..."

July 6, 2001 Arts Column by Robert Faires

The DARE Debate
Austin Police Kick Drug Prevention Program
"...of resource problems, or its own ineffectiveness. From a manpower perspective, growing numbers of vacancies in the Austin Police..."

Aug. 14, 1998 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Pit's End
Dog owners face an unwelcoming housing market
"...the lobby, in a room filled with large kennels, dogs – many of them medium to large breeds –..."

May 6, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

The Untamed
Sex and body horror in the backwoods
"...Housed in a rustic country cabin, a sullen sad-eyed woman named Verónica (Bucio) acts as its unofficial lover/victim-procurer. It’s..."

July 28, 2017 Movie Review by Danielle White

Review: Yard Bar
Every dog has its day at North Austin hot spot
"...Maybe I should have borrowed a dog. The 40-some-odd pooches happily bounding about Yard Bar seemed..."

July 15, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Luv Doc: Giving Thanks
The Luv Doc is not not conned by the deluded nostalgics who claim that turkey is their favorite meat
"...2) That the plagues of amphibians and locusts and..."

Nov. 24, 2017 Column by The Luv Doc

Austin-Made Romantic Horror The Carnivores Questions What It Is to Lose Control
Love bites in Caleb Johnson's strange examination of relationships
"...when ever after begins. Austin filmmaker Caleb Johnson's alternative romance The Carnivores was supposed to debut at South by..."

April 9, 2021 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Another Bite at the Dogs
"...The outlook for one of Texas' largest prairie dog colonies became a good deal bleaker last week when..."

Sept. 27, 2002 News Feature by Dave Mann

Scanlines
Cemetery Man
"...a little upset. He emerges from the coffin and bites her before Gnaghi can come with a shovel to..."

July 2, 1999 Screens Feature

At Home in the World of One's Woes, And It's a Wide, Wide World
The nitty-gritty of what speaks to us and why
"...good, you attack my beloved This American Life? Christ, man, have you no shame? I’m not going to linger..."

Oct. 17, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Food Top Tens 1996: A Year of Good Tastes
Top Ten Bites of 1996
"...time I made it. This recipe should be a permanent part of any ice cream repertoire...."

Jan. 10, 1997 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

17 Austin Bars With Great Food and Drinks
These one-stop shops are known for more than booze
"...for a late-night hang. Wash down your Ban Ban Dog (an absurdly baroque concoction of crispy panko brioche, silky..."

June 14, 2019 Food Feature by Emily Beyda

Requiem for Tesla
Local mavericks Rude Mechanicals have plundered biographies and scientific history to give us the whole story of maverick inventor Nikola Tesla, and their production Requiem for Tesla, with its unnervingly choreographed lights, arresting video, beautiful period costumes, original score on theremin, strange dance numbers, and working Tesla coil, literally crackles with current.
"...this dream that I'm supposed to critique a talking dog. And I'm aware of the old saw that it..."

March 2, 2001 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW Record Reviews
"...strings, horns, and various soft-sounding percussion instruments. And while many of the songs like "Showstop Hip Hop" are no..."

March 6, 1998 Music Review

Reeling in '98
The Austin Chronicle Top Nine Films of 1998
"...a Hard Body 7. The Apostle 8. Wag the Dog 9. Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 MARC SAVLOV 1. Happiness..."

Jan. 8, 1999 Screens Feature

'To Need, the Women Say'
Short Story Contest first-place winner
"...they scatter, crying, shaking their feathers like a wet dog fresh from the creek. My father sleeps...."

Feb. 10, 2012 Books Feature by Mary Terrier

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Susan BertmanSoldier's Story..."

Jan. 21, 2005 Column

SXSW Thursday Picks & Sleepers
S.H.I.T. – So Happy It's Thursday blurbs
"...Thursday Picks Dog Trumpet..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

Short Cuts
Bad Dog Comedy Theater initiates Japanese anime midnight screenings.
"...Bad Dog Bites Golden Airbat Boys Booty Dept: "What the f**k?"..."

Dec. 1, 2000 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Scanlines
Valley of the Dolls
"...we are virtually inseparable. It has provided me (and many other discriminating queens) with an arsenal of possible responses..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Screens Feature

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...his daughter to an irritatingly successful and singularly unobjectionable man, lives in a white, picket-fence dream house, truly loves..."

Dec. 8, 1995 News Feature

The Good Eye: Killer Outfits - Julia Cotton's Armani Suit
You would kill for this suit
"...white suit walks into a white-carpeted room. It's a man's suit, but the notched lapels frame a woman's bare..."

Oct. 10, 2014 Column by Amy Gentry

Capitol Chronicle
Liberals blame Ralph Nader for Al Gore's defeat; media frenzy at the Governor's Mansion
"...The New Yorker's Nicholas Lemann passed through Austin last week, calling the unsettled election..."

Nov. 24, 2000 News Column by Michael King

The Last Don
Bob Bullock: The Crusty Boss of Texas Politics
"...the circumstances, it was hard not to see a man looking towards his own final memorial...."

Jan. 31, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Books, Books, Books
The Summer of '95
"...ex-FBI men and a former L.A. cop attempt to manage a maze of Teamster thugs, psychotic Cubans, voyeuristic billionaires,..."

June 2, 1995 Books Feature

The Public Enemy, Nothing Sacred, Battleground
William Wellman's larger-than-life legacy: Reviews of Public Enemy, Nothing Sacred, and Battleground.
"...providing videos, laser discs, and DVDs.)The Public EnemyD: William Wellman (1931); with James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Joan Blondell, Edward..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Screens Review by Jerry Renshaw

Late October Food Event-Palooza
Calendar packed with worthwhile food, wine, beer, film events
"...AFF’s Young Filmmaker Program. The menu always offers signature bites from many of Austin’s top restaurant chefs and the..."

Oct. 23, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

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