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Williams for Education Commissioner: Uh, Why?
Former Railroad Commissioner an inexplicable choice to lead schools
"...Welcome to the era of Commissioner of Education Michael Williams. No, do not adjust your television screens, this..."

Sept. 2, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Robin Williams and Michael J. Fox: Thursday Night Sitcom Showdown
Two old-school comedians go different ways with new sitcoms
"...to explain how giddily charmed I am by The Michael J. Fox Show and left utterly cold by Robin..."

Oct. 17, 2013 Screens Post by Aleksander Chan

For the Sick: An Interview With Michael D. Williams
A post-jail interview with Eyehategod's frontman.
"...Cancer as a Social Activity: Affirmations of World’s End, Michael D. Williams, the volatile frontman for NOLA sludge pioneers..."

June 20, 2007 Music Post by Austin Powell

Three Dems Aim at Railroad Commission's Williams
Energy industry has too much sway on regulatory body, critics charge
"...Democratic primary race to unseat GOP Railroad Commission Chairman Michael Williams. Art Hall, a former San Anton­io City Council..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Feature by Amy Smith

Musical Chairs for Williams
The indecisive politician
"...Will Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams finally settle on an office to run for?..."

Aug. 5, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Sportswriter Michael Hurd Is a Cheesecake Genius
Sports and history are his beat, cheesecakes are his passion
"...Michael Hurd’s love affair with cheesecakes began with a challenge..."

March 22, 2013 Food Post by Angela Shelf Medearis

Tomar Williams Hones Four Decades of Soul
Breakout of his family band, the performer seizes on his pop, soul, R&B, and hip-hop successes and failures in Tomar & the FCs
"...Tomar Williams is as much a preacher as he is a..."

Nov. 16, 2018 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Roy Williams, B.J. Johnson, and Sloan Thomas Host Youth Football Camp
"...Roy Williams, B.J. Johnson, and Sloan Thomas will be hosting a..."

July 9, 2007 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Michael McCaul’s “Town Hall”
Like many of his colleagues, the congressman decided to not show up
"...a congressional town hall meeting "with" District 10 Congressman Michael McCaul, who did not attend the event. Organizers with..."

March 3, 2017 News Feature by Jana Birchum

sxswf: Kill List's Michael Smiley Speaks
The star of Spaced, Down Terrace, and Kill List talks shite.
"...from that program's manic raver-cum-bike messenger Tyres. Turns out Michael Smiley, the toothy, Belfast-born actor who played the memory-impaired..."

March 14, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Eastside Memorial: The Future of Panther Pride
High schools boss explains path forward with Johns Hopkins
"...Eastside Memorial got the good news from Education Commissioner Michael Williams: He turned up at graduation to tell them..."

June 21, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Eastside and Johns Hopkins Gets the TEA OK
Ed commissioner Williams approves new deal for campus
"...the stage at the Frank Erwin Center, Education Commissioner Michael Williams turned up with good news: He has given..."

June 5, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Eastside Memorial Community: Accentuate the Positive
Supporters hope Education Commissioner sees gains
"...for Eastside Memorial High School, as Commissioner of Education Michael Williams issues his ruling on the school's fate. Community..."

June 5, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Eastside Memorial Partner Search Narrows
Potential partners present Saturday on campus
"...Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has set a harsh deadline for Austin ISD:..."

April 19, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

TEA Delays 'End of Course' Requirement Another Year
15% rule punted for another year
"...system takes another hit today as Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced that the 15% rule – whereby the..."

Nov. 30, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Other Stars in the Galaxy
"...John Leguizamo, Lisa Marie, Debi Mazar, Harry Hamlin, Clarence Williams III...."

May 21, 1999 Screens Feature

White's OK for Cash
US Senate campaign finance reports show Houston mayor ahead
"...fight to White, but he's comfortably ahead of GOPers Michael Williams and Elizabeth Ames Jones. Well, sorta. Sharp raised..."

Oct. 26, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Dry Land
Home from Iraq, a soldier suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and has trouble reintegrating into small-town Texas life in this scorching film.
"...Directed by: Ryan Piers Williams. Starring: Ryan O'Nan, America Ferrera, Jason Ritter, Wilmer Valderrama,..."

Aug. 13, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Drop Dead Gorgeous
This parody of beauty pageants in the flyover states takes the form of a mockumentary filmed at Minnesota's Sarah Rose Miss Teen Princess America Pageant.
"...Directed by: Michael Patrick Jann. Starring: Kirstie Alley, Ellen Barkin, Kirsten Dunst,..."

July 23, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fathers' Day
"...Directed by: Ivan Reitman. Starring: Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Nastassja Kinski and Charlie Hofheimer...."

May 9, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bolt
Bolt is a canine who plays a cybernetically enhanced dog on TV but has no knowledge of how to cope in the real world in this new animated film.
"...Directed by: Byron Howard and Chris Williams. Starring: John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman, Mark Walton,..."

Nov. 21, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Rooster Teeth’s Animated Series gen:LOCK Brings an All-Star Cast to Dark Horizons
Michael B. Jordan, Maisie Williams, and David Tennant voice the Austin studio's team of misfits
"...hacker Cammie MacCloud (voiced by Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams), Ukrainian warrior Valentina Romanyszyn (Orange Is the New Black's..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD Board Signs With Johns Hopkins, Approves Backup Plan
Board votes 8-0 for one-year contract
"...have to wait for final approval from Education Com­mis­sioner Michael Williams...."

May 24, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

August Rush
August Rush is a rather prosaic, oddly anxious, contemporary take on Oliver Twist, with Robin Williams – in nasty-man twee mode – thrown in for bad measure.
"...Highmore, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Terrence Howard, Robin Williams, William Sadler, Leon G. Thomas III and Jamia Simone..."

Nov. 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hanging TEA Fire at Eastside High
After the IDEA deal cancellation, AISD has until this summer to come up with a new plan for Eastside Memorial
"...the future of their school. But Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams has set a clock ticking that puts pressure..."

Feb. 15, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Powers of Tenn
Talking Tennessee Williams' genius with critic John Lahr
"...all live. However gifted and inspired a writer Tennessee Williams may have been – and he was as gifted..."

Feb. 25, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
Green sewer-dwellers battle purple ooze. Big, dumb fun
"...Amell, Tyler Perry, Laura Linney, Sheamus and Gary Anthony Williams...."

June 10, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin Shakespeare's A Streetcar Named Desire
This thoughtful take on Tennessee Williams' classic subtly pits the Old South against the New North
"...(novel, '61), and now comes Austin Shakespeare with Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire ('48). Unlike the well-executed museum..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Eastside Partner Search Narrows To Two Contenders
Johns Hopkins and American Institutes for Research are top candidates
"...Commissioner of Education Michael Wil­liams has given the Austin Independent School District a..."

April 26, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Death Watch: Mental Illness Claims Fail; Death Awaits
After a 2005 murder, Clifton Williams is set to be executed
"...East Texan Clifton Williams heads to the gurney next Thursday, July 16, after..."

July 10, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

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