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Top Books of 2018 for American Road Tripping
Two novels set on the open road and two accounts of life in Trump's White House all made for journeys deep into America today
"...roughly bookended with two red-meat exposés on our president, Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Arts Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

Wes Anderson Brings Isle of Dogs to SXSW
Plus Midnighters bring the gore, and Alita party
"...ancestry. Cast: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Ann Dowd, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro..."

Feb. 7, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Beyond Fire and Fury
Trump's White House follies obscure a deeper trail of corruption
"...yet read the hot new D.C. White House exposé, Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury. It only seems that I..."

Jan. 12, 2018 News Column by Michael King

2017 Payne Theatre Award Nominees
E.A. Poe musical Nevermore leads the way with 11 noms
"...Charles P. Stites, The Island of Dr. Moreau Lily Wolff, Lungs..."

Sept. 20, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Home Again
a lifestyle comedy with a soupçon of pain
" Hallie Meyers-Shyer. Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Lake Bell, Nat Wolff, Pico Alexander, Jon Rudnitsky, Michael Sheen, Candice Bergen, Lola..."

Sept. 15, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Critics Speak … and Speak … and Speak
Clybourne Park, Manchurian Candidate big winners
"...Direction Jenny Lavery, The Drowning Girls Lily Wolff, Lungs..."

June 6, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Critics Table Tops at 25
The nominees for the 2016-17 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...(dance), and Robert Faires (arts); Central Texas Live Theatre's Michael Meigs (theatre) and Dr. David Glen Robinson (theatre, dance);..."

May 22, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Out of Ink 2017: Object Lessons
This year’s crop of new 10-minute plays captures the apprehension in the air but with creativity and craft
"...heat, on the other hand, are Katy Taylor and Michael Joplin in Sarah Saltwick's compelling "Responsible," which puts their..."

May 5, 2017 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Patriots Day
The hunt for the Boston Marathon bombers
"...John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Michelle Monaghan, Jimmy O. Yang, Michael Beach, Christopher O’Shea, Rachel Brosnahan, Jake Picking, Themo Melikidze,..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Robert Faires' Top 10 (+1) Theatre Riches of 2016
Works that struck a nerve with the political state of our city and our nation stood out in this year's outstanding theatre productions
"...on the couple in Duncan Macmillan's two-hander. With actors Michael Joplin and Liz Beckham literally in our midst (thanks,..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Hyde Park Theatre's Lungs
The company has gathered all the right people for this beautiful, painful, timely tale of a man and a woman in a dying world
"...It is the beautiful, painful story of a man (Michael Joplin) and a woman (Liz Beckham) hoping to lead..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Between Ships and Static
The "grandfather of Austin's avant-garde," Rick Reed, only don't call him that!
" the greater global stage. Antumbrae's hosted events for Michael Esposito's Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP) recordings, Carl Michael von..."

May 20, 2016 Music Feature by Conor Walker

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
This unasked-for sequel goes down like an overdose of baklava
"...Directed by: Kirk Jones. Starring: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine, Lainie Kazan, Andrea Martin, Elena Kampouris, Gia Carides,..."

March 25, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Gay Place
In the world of queer lady party-throwing, two years feels like a victory
"...written by the likes of Maya Angelou, Periel Aschenbrand, Michael Cunningham, and more, edited by Eve Ensler and Mollie..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

The Fault in Our Stars
The film does justice to the popular novel in this judicious teen tearjerker.
"...Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Nat Wolff and Willem Dafoe...."

June 6, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Behind the Scenes With 'The Fault In Our Stars'
Watch John Green and Josh Boone share set stories at Forever Fest sneak
"...Boone lost a close friend to lung cancer. Nat Wolff (who plays the character Isaac in Faults) gave him..."

May 23, 2014 Screens Post by Neha Aziz

DVDanger: 'Crimewave'
Sam Raimi's weirdest, plus nunsploitation and swinging sleazy London
"...Blu-ray: Campbell's commentary, a feature-length conversation with extras director Michael Felsher. Aside from a glorious bit part as the..."

May 18, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Tina Fey and Paul Rudd go rom-drahm, while Lily Tomlin runs circles around everyone.
"...Paul Weitz. Starring: Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Lily Tomlin, Michael Sheen, Wallace Shawn, Gloria Reuben, Nat Wolff and Travaris..."

March 22, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bedside Manner: Finishing What You Start
Words to fall asleep by
"...Autumn of the Moguls: Writer Michael Wolff's ego is all over this 2003 book, which..."

Sept. 18, 2011 Books Post by Amy Smith

Friggin' Genius
SXSW Film announces feature film lineup
"...girl bands. Cast: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Scout Taylor-Compton, Michael Shannon, Alia Shawkat, Tatum O'Neal...."

Feb. 4, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

A Serious Man
The Coen brothers deliver one of their best and most personal movies, a kind of cockeyed Jewish fable that urges us to embrace life's mysteries.
"...Directed by: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen. Starring: Michael Stuhlbarg, Fred Melamed, Richard Kind, Aaron Wolff, Sari Lennick,..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...much more than just roads," said association co-Chair Nelson Wolff, a Bexar Co. judge. "It's crucial that a division..."

Dec. 26, 2008 News Feature

New York Stories: Landmark Writing from Four Decades of 'New York Magazine'
Wherever there's a zeitgeist, New York magazine will be there
"...her for her New York Times wedding announcement, while Michael Wolff's 2002 piece "The Price of Perfection" compares the..."

Nov. 14, 2008 Books Review by Kimberley Jones

Media Watch: Sunday Morning Blues?
A watchdog group claims that the political talk shows' choice of guests tilts right
" that Republicans return reporters' calls and Democrats don't," Michael Wolff wrote in the April issue of Vanity Fair...."

March 23, 2007 News Column by Kevin Brass

Bicycles, Roses, and Survivors
The Lance Armstrong Foundation and the spirit of its founder
"...focused on raising the LAF's money, and Dr. Steven Wolff would be the one to figure out how best..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

Net Worth

March 26, 1999 Screens Feature

Further Reflections
"...Dir/prod: Reed Paget; Co-prod: Michael Palmerio, Tom Pastorelle; Ed: Kate McDonald...."

March 26, 1999 Screens Feature

Internet Outlaw Michael Wolff Shoots Straight
"...strangely level playing field. The Wild Wild West." -- Michael Wolff on the Internet, Burn Rate..."

March 5, 1999 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

Page Two
"...runs for the last time in this issue. Was Michael Bertin wrong about Storyville's last album? Do Chronicle critics..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Column by Louis Black

Short Cuts
"...grand jury testimony. The second day's keynote speaker is Michael Wolff, the author of Burn Rate: How I Survived..."

Jan. 1, 1999 Screens Column by Marjorie Baumgarten

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