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Labor Intensive
John Fiege on 'Mississippi Chicken' and Anne Lewis on 'Morristown'
"...the cinema verité mode also distinguishes the superficially similar Mississippi Chicken – both films concern immigration and poultry processing..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

Yardbird's Blues
How the bone-out chicken-fried chicken breast is destroying American menus
"..."By my reckoning, fried chicken must have a bone ... the presence of a..."

June 29, 2007 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Just Can't Get Enough
DVD year-end box sets
"...Mississippi Chicken (Watchmaker Films, $17.98)..."

Nov. 27, 2009 Screens Feature

Congratulations, Kudos, and Free Bar Tabs
'Dear Pillow' does it again
"...John Fiege, whose long-form doc and MFA thesis film, Mississippi Chicken, has won the film category of the New..."

Nov. 5, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

In Search of a Well-Set Table? Bring Back the Bling
Set formal holiday tables this year with thrift store finds
"...of linen and padding. Though my family in rural Mississippi rarely socialized outside their closed ring of siblings and..."

Nov. 30, 2009 Design Post by Anne Harris

Inauguration Day
Moving past Rick Warren.
"...of the Capitol's west all the way to the Mississippi, or maybe the Pacific Coast, it seems...."

Jan. 20, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Dreams, Journeys, Disasters, and Joy
Previewing the 14th annual Austin Film Festival

Oct. 5, 2007 Screens Feature

Anthrax in Texas (The Good Kind)
Will San Antonio be the new home to Homeland Security's new bioterrorism research facility?
"...people, or indirect threats like, say, wiping out every chicken through a genetically modified virus...."

July 12, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

TFPF Grant Recipients
$70,000 to 26 projects
"...(documentary); "Letters From the Other Side," Heather Courtney (documentary); "Mississippi Chicken," John Fiege (documentary); Two Days, Paige Griggs (narrative);..."

Aug. 27, 2004 Screens Feature

Eating Between the Lines
Books for Cooks
"...years ago, somewhere on the Arkansas side of the Mississippi, I chanced upon a migratory carnivore's holy grail --..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Food Feature by Pableaux Johnson

Born on Highway 61
Famed superharpist James Cotton settles into Austin.
"...Memphis Bound James Cotton grew up in Hard Times, Mississippi, otherwise known as the town of Tunica, the youngest..."

Feb. 2, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

More Old Settler's Music Festival Preview
OSMF preview
"...did squeeze in one quick trip to Lucy's Fried Chicken," admits Hearst. "That's all we got to see."..."

April 11, 2014 Music Feature

Virginia B. Wood finds the perfect tamale and much more at the Southern Foodways Symposium in Oxford, Mississippi.
"...Hushpuppies, Fried Chicken, and Delta Tamales..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Eat, Drink, Man, Woman
Dim Sum Under the Rainbow
"...our soup choice, the Velvet Corn Soup with Shredded Chicken ($2.95 for two). The silken texture and subtle flavor..."

Oct. 6, 1995 Arts Feature

Matthew McConaughey: Lone Star Rising
The Luck of the Drawl
"...suspense writer John Grisham. It's about a young white Mississippi lawyer named Jake Briggant who must defend a black..."

Sept. 1, 1995 Screens Feature by Matt Zoller Seitz

Bright Lights, Inner City
When Austin's Eastside music scene was lit up like Broadway
"...after-hours joint called Cheryl Ann's and renamed it Ernie's Chicken Shack and would often continue the night's music from..."

July 4, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Further Reflections
"...about heart and soul. In a second-half journey into Mississippi, Mugge finds his most compelling subject in a childhood..."

March 26, 1999 Screens Feature

Search & Destroy
Pages That Rock
"...the Gospel Life by Alan Young (University Press of Mississippi, $18 paper) to exist. Telling the stories of black..."

March 14, 1997 Books Feature

Food Events
I've been locked inside your heart-shaped pie for weeks
" grocery line of ready-to-reheat barbecue ribs, brisket, smoked chicken, pulled pork, and chopped beef at Costco (4301 W...."

Feb. 3, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

On The Banality of Evil…
In the Rainbow Lounge incident, unlike so many, there are clear winners and losers. The winners get to walk away.
"...made in the interim. Remember that Nina Simone song, "Mississippi Goddamn"? I've been singing the chorus all day –..."

July 2, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Papa's Brand-New Bag
Jazzers and jam bands alike just wanna funk, Austin style
"...with vocals. Think along the lines of the North Mississippi Allstars. To accomplish this, he let his band go..."

July 27, 2007 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Eberly, Red Ash Open This Weekend
Daily Austin food news
"...Oct. 9, but from its ashes, a phoenix, err chicken, err phoenix-chicken hybrid will arise. Construction is already on..."

Oct. 12, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Liberty Kitchen
Houston restaurant group makes waves in Austin
" everything from meat gravy with macaroni and fried chicken to prime rib and pork-belly carbonara. There's no real..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Page Two: Feels Like the First Time
On onion rings, barbecue, and the never-ending "Best of Austin" debate
" the Deep South, I have always regarded Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia as the Southern hat trick – a..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Column by Louis Black

"...Dayton's roadhouse rhythms stick to your ribs like good chicken-fried steak. (Brazos Street Stage, 7pm) -- Christopher Gray..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

Old Gray Mule
"...Gray Mule hosted an 80th birthday tribute to North Mississippi's Junior Kimbrough at TC's Lounge recently, a perfect pairing..."

Aug. 20, 2010 Music Review by Austin Powell

SXSW Tuesday Showcases
Park your hiney at a Tuesday night SXSW showcase
"...fear-drenched trip to the back alley. – Richard Whittaker Chicken Ranch Records Showcase..."

March 7, 2014 Music Feature

Grateful Dead + Papa Mali = 7 Walkers
"...where I'm supposed to take it from there." Thunder Chicken..."

Nov. 26, 2010 Music Feature by Austin Powell

East Austin barbecue, Austinites receive culinary awards, new Downtown food businesses, and more to sink your teeth into
" barbecue joints to fulfill their smoked meat cravings. Mississippi barbecue man Brett Orrison brought the Shed Barbeque &..."

July 9, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Southern Belly: The Ultimate Food Lover's Companion to the South
Part travel guide, part history lesson, Southern Belly is a mouthwatering expedition of beloved Southern food institutions
"..."honest food," from back-door home kitchens to cinder-block cafes, chicken shacks, fish camps, barbecue stands, and everything in between...."

Dec. 28, 2007 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

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