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Mud
Hypermasculine yet soulfully romantic, this coming of age story with thriller elements stars Matthew McConaughey.
"...Mud begins with a boat in a tree. Its otherworldly..."

April 26, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Hands off My MUD
Davenport Fights to Retain Independence It Never Had
"...Davenport MUD president Liz Newell speaks to city council at an..."

Nov. 14, 1997 News Feature by John Spong

Clear As 'Mud'
Writer/director Jeff Nichols dishes the dirt on his third feature
"...deep-seated anxiety about loss. Nichols' eagerly anticipated third film, Mud, stars Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Sam Shepard, and Tye..."

April 26, 2013 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Canyon Creek Rebels Target MUD Lawsuit
Municipal utility district board members resist suggestion they withdraw federal suit
"...As we reported a few weeks ago ("Point Austin: MUD in Your Eye," Nov. 9), the municipal utility district..."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Feature by Michael King

MUD Wrestling
Goodman Gives Davenport the Win
"...Bruce Todd to give the Davenport Municipal Utility District (MUD) and surrounding areas a city sewer hook-up. A pipeline..."

April 4, 1997 News Column by Alex de Marban

Point Austin: MUD in Your Eye
Northwest Austin suburb chal­lenges the Voting Rights Act
"...taxation," because they didn't like paying for both the MUD infrastructure (fronted by the developer) and city water and..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: MUD Rising
Canyon Creek voting-rights lawsuit goes to the Supremes
"...of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, nominally because the MUD's board considers complying with the VRA both burdensome and..."

Jan. 16, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Rose-Colored MUD
"...You were also responsible for approving a number of MUDs (municipal utility districts)......"

Feb. 7, 1997 News Feature

Point Austin: Once More Into the MUD
What we get when we annex unplanned development: plenty of entertainment
"...the Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District No. 1, aka "NAMUDNO" – the right to "bail out" of its previous..."

Nov. 20, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Bikes in the Mud
Parks & Rec cancels, then delays, Cyclo-cross event
"...is a competition that thrives on bad weather, including mud, sleet, and snow. So there was little surprise that..."

Jan. 16, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Luv Doc: Stick in the Mud
How to be sober and not want to kill yourself
"...work parties without 1) being a stick in the mud, or 2) wanting to kill myself? Death Watch..."

Sept. 26, 2014 Column by The Luv Doc

Kickin’ the Mud Off My Sneakers
A pretty good weekend in Geezerville
"...still the way you remember them. Frugging in chocolate mud at 2pm on a Sunday? That’s what festivals are..."

Oct. 7, 2009 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Mud Still Flowing at Lick Creek
The West Cypress Hills development still can't make the Lick Creek water run clear again
"...Creek go from clear as glass to clear as mud aren't betting the farm that they've seen the last..."

July 16, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

McCracken's Mud
"...for City Council Place 4 appears to be, the mud was bound to start flying. Attorney/novelist/ deacon/candidate Brewster McCracken..."

April 26, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Slinging Mud: Sampson vs. Travillion
In response to challenger Arthur Sampson's attacks, Travis County Commissioner front-runner Jeff Travillion joked, "I'm surprised to learn what a bad person I am."

May 13, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

SXSW Film: Mud Red Carpet
March 10, 2013. 11 photos.
"...The Mud red carpet at the Paramount Theatre on March 10,..."

March 11, 2013 Photo Gallery

Travis County Constable, Precinct 2: Mud & Experience
Incumbent files defamation suit against opponent in this particularly bloody battle
"...the 53rd District court, accusing him of running "a mudslinging campaign."..."

May 11, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

ACL Fest Day 3: Mud, Sweat, and Beers
First thoughts on the final day of ACL Fest 2009
"...But She Won’t Do That Again: A woman wearing muddy high heel sandals fussed about having to take them..."

Oct. 4, 2009 Music Post by Margaret Moser

The Ugly Ain't Ugly Enough Until Kurt Throws His Mud In

May 10, 2006 Postmarks

Getting Dumped On?
Todd, Goodman Lead Charge for Davenport MUD
"...homes of the Davenport Ranch Municipal Utility District (Davenport MUD), where residents have basked for years in Austin's cultural..."

March 21, 1997 News Column by Alex de Marban

Postmarks
MUD Myths
"...First and foremost, the members of the MUD Board are not developers: We are all residents who..."

April 18, 1997 Column

A Conversation With Jeff Nichols
'Mud' director oozes with Southern charm
"...Arkansas native-turned-Austinite Jeff Nichols knew without a shadow of..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Screens Post by Neha Aziz

Disannex or Not?
Don Zimmerman hosts forum on disannexation for River Place
"...promise to aid certain River Place Municipal Utility District (MUD) residents in their quest to avoid annexation by the..."

April 7, 2016 News Post by Nina Hernandez

Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.
Documentary tracks the evolution of the artist and activist
"...as Maya puts it, a “starving child from the mud hut who made it,” filled with home movies of..."

Nov. 21, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

You Were Never Really Here
Joaquin Phoenix and Lynne Ramsay renew the revenger's tragedy.
"...from afraid to drag the audience through a little mud. Their stories of strong men hoping to find a..."

April 13, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

God's Own Country
Love and lambing on the cruel, cold hills of England
"...the beauty of the Dales, and away from the mud on his feet, it is like the sky cracks...."

Dec. 29, 2017 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
The wimpy kid returns for a reboot
"...way, diapers cling, pigs crap, ducks attack, vomit spews, mud splatters, dough explodes, and embarrassing video clips go viral,..."

May 19, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Midnight Special
Is a boy with special gifts a savior or a weapon – or neither?
"...three independently made films (Shotgun Stories, Take Shelter, and Mud), Midnight Special finds the Austin-based filmmaker working here in..."

March 18, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Film Flam
'Mud,' 'El Mariachi' at 20, and an 'American Gypsies' protest
"...reported yesterday that Austin filmmaker Jeff Nichols' latest film, Mud, is close to securing U.S. distribution, with release set..."

Aug. 17, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Five-Year Engagement
This romcom starring Emily Blunt and Jason Segel possesses something rare: rational, relatable adults.
"...forward while Tom and Violet are stuck in the mud of competing interests and noncommunication, and that stagnancy is..."

April 27, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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