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Things Not To Fear: 1) The Reaper, 2) The World Horror Convention in Austin
An Interview with Convention co-chairs Nate Southard and Lee Thomas
"...Southard and Lee Thomas, the co-chairs of the annual World Horror Convention that's invading – like some chthonic force..."

April 27, 2011 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Dirty Pretty Things
Stephen Frears’ low-key thriller casts its eye toward the furtive lives of London’s illegal immigrants.
"...Sergi López, Sophie Okonedo and Benedict Wong. With Dirty Pretty Things, the estimable filmmaker Stephen Frears (The Grifters, High..."

Aug. 29, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?
Morgan Spurlock of Super Size Me fame chases after the world's most wanted man and comes up empty but fulfilled.
"...and now given geopolitical heft with Where in the World Is Osama bin Laden?: Armed with little more than..."

April 18, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Latest dinosaur romp sticks to the equation, but still evolves the action
"...In 2015, Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World became the surprise hit of the summer, taking in..."

June 22, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

An Immense World of Delight
It used to be a commonplace of moralists that man was the only creature in the animal kingdom to slaughter his own kind. But as Chronicle writer Roger Gathman points out, kind is slaughtered by kind routinely among ants, salamanders, and, as any child can tell you, guppies. The golden rule, in nature, is not "do unto others" -- it is "why waste the protein?"
"...Sensory Exotica: A World Beyond Human Experience by Howard C. Hughes..."

June 30, 2000 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

The Wonderful World of Mondo
The local print icons talk about their new Disney show
"...We live in a Disney world. Just ask artist Mike Mitchell, who said, "If you..."

March 5, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Gary Numan’s Songs From a Broken World
New Wave pioneer takes on global warming
"...Promoting Savage (Songs From a Broken World), Gary Numan’s garnered a good deal of well-earned, positive..."

Dec. 15, 2017 Music Post by Julie Holden

World AIDS Day: No One Untouched
Roger Temme on why we still observe World AIDS Day
"...and ABC. This is one of several reasons why World AIDS Day is still commemorated...."

Nov. 27, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

World Cup: Day 1
Today's results, plus a look ahead at tomorrow
"...Crazy start to the World Cup today, as host Russia absolutely demolished hapless Saudi..."

June 14, 2018 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

DVD Watch: 'Fat Kid Rules the World'
Matthew Lillard's directorial debut has a big heart
"...I will always like Matthew Lillard. In a fairer world, everyone would forget Wing Commander and Hackers, and just..."

Jan. 22, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Wizard World: Wil Wheaton Versus the Burrito
'ST:TNG' star explains how Twitter helps bind the geekverse
" we can talk about his visit to Wizard World Austin Comic-Con this coming weekend, and we're having all..."

Oct. 27, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Hulk Will Smash at Wizard World
Marvel to premiere "Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United" in Austin
"...projects in Austin at SXSW. This weekend, it's Wizard World Austin Comic Con that gets to throw down with..."

Nov. 20, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Going on an Adventure With Banff World Tour
Adrenaline junkies, artists, and film fans unite for a great cause
"...The second night of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour played adrenaline-packed short films dedicated to mountain culture..."

April 16, 2013 Screens Post by Jessi Cape

Josh Rosenblatt Has Seen the Future, and It Isn't Pretty
Magic eight-balling 2008, month by month
" 2008. Below are my month-by-month predictions for the world of film and television, both nationally and here in..."

Jan. 3, 2008 Screens Post by Josh Rosenblatt

Women's World Cup: Early Headlines
"...first: the Friday 4am U.S.-Sweden game in the Women's World Cup. With one game now in the books for..."

Sept. 12, 2007 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

Women's World Cup, Euro Qualifying, and More
"...The Women's World Cup kicks off this Monday in China with a..."

Sept. 5, 2007 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

Game 5 in What for the Most Part Are Pretty Crappy Pictures
"...One man's worst World Series ever is easily among another man's Top 10..."

Oct. 29, 2006 Sports Post by Shawn Badgley

The Undertaker Coming to Wizard World
WWE's greatest phenom to make rare public appearance
"...icon and legend, The Undertaker, is coming to Wizard World Austin...."

Aug. 4, 2014 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Wizard World Boldly Goes
'Star Trek: TNG' cast set for Austin reunion
"...reboot remains Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Wizard World Austin Comic Con is re-assembling the crew this October..."

June 15, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The World Horror Convention? In Austin!
Lend us your fears
"’ll encounter any actual psychopaths at the 20th annual World Horror Convention this coming weekend. It’s highly unlikely, since..."

April 26, 2011 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austinites at Track & Field World Championships
Richards, Acuff, and Manzano are locals to watch in Osaka.
"...former Longhorns will be competing in the 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics (Track & Field) in Osaka, Japan,..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Sports Post by Lee Nichols

Around the World of Weird
The many genre delights of Fantastic Fest 2008
"...mention that the ratio of Yank-made genre films to rest-of-the-world output in the lineup is tipping toward the latter's..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Get Off Your Ass and Change the World
Nobel Prize winner Jody Williams speaks tomorrow at BookPeople
"...A persistent belief in the promise of a better world drives the physical manifestations of these individuals' hope, and..."

Sept. 6, 2013 Books Post by Jessi Cape

The World Is Flat
How King of the Hill helped make Texas three-dimensional again
"...the firsthand knowledge that many of those stereotypes land pretty close to the truth are the craven disavowals of..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Screens Feature by Cindy Widner

The Luv Doc: Tell the Whole World
Rejection never feels good, even if the other guy looks exactly like you
"...out eventually. What should I do? Tell the whole world she broke up with me for a guy with..."

Aug. 25, 2017 Column by The Luv Doc

Where in the World Is Andreas Fabis' Heart?
Austinite's new website charts bi-cultural couples worldwide
"...for a while. And now he's got a website, World in Love, to crowdsource the answer. Crowdsourcing the answer..."

Dec. 11, 2013 Screens Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

A Different Kind of World
Comics legend Joe Kubert talks about his life as it was and as it might have been
"...teenager records in his sketchbook the ruin of the world around him and the resistance that eventually strikes back..."

Nov. 5, 2004 Books Feature by Robert Faires

The Reel World
Korey Coleman started The Reel Deal as a scam; he ended up with a show.
"...certifiable lunacy -- the shrieking metal geeks of Wayne's World or the ranting ideologues of both right and left..."

July 14, 2000 News Feature by Sarah Hepola

World Cup Watch
And then there were eight
", lots of goals, and the biggest upset in World Cup history; let's hope the quarterfinals live up to..."

July 6, 2018 Sports Feature by Nick Barbaro

Youngbloods Pretty Little Demons at SXSW
Not old enough to drink, but veteran enough to showcase
"...singer for one of the showcasers, Lydia Night of Pretty Little Demons from Santa Monica, Calif. Her journey here..."

Feb. 18, 2013 Music Post by William Harries Graham

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