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Snapshot: Project Panic
To celebrate the Chronicle’s July Crime Month, staff go sleuthing at Austin Panic Room’s newest escape game
"...trained investigators" to follow up on a tip that "Panic City's subway system is home to a deeper and..."

July 6, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

"...Ullman, Neve Campbell, Donald Sutherland and William H. Macy. Panic is not exactly the kind of emotion one associates..."

March 2, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

One in a Crowd: Satanic Panic
Book seeks crowdfunding, plus Short Term 12 returns
"...sleep?), Janisse is working on her next book: Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s. Yes, the Reagan era..."

May 24, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Southwest of Salem Director on Satanic Panic
Deborah S. Esquenazi talks collective madness before her SXSW panel
"...Lending credence to their madness was “Satanic Panic,” a wave of satanic abuse allegations beginning in the..."

March 8, 2018 SXSW Post by Amani Newton

Don't Everybody Panic, but Online Sketch Troupe Backpack Picnic Has Definitely Gone What They Call 'Viral' and Is Also About to Contaminate the Alamo Drafthouse
Online sketch troupe Backpack Picnic has definitely gone viral
"...shorts that we've been making, René's lawyer – same project, different lawyer – looked back over the contract, and..."

May 2, 2008 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ska, Super-Animated
Gals Panic reunites to play a fundraising show for Lance Myers' new project
"...the amicable breakup of pioneering Austin ska outfit Gals Panic. In the interim, guitarist Jerm Pollet formed Mr. Sinus..."

March 5, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

American Ultra
This stoner action rom-com stars Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart
"...Mike, a perpetually buzzed nebbish who suffers from crippling panic attacks and assorted neuroses alongside his long-suffering, co-stoner better..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

What the Task Force Wrought
Austin ISD's facilities review became a panic drill of cuts, closings, and contradictions
"...Ohio-based educational facility consultants DeJong Richter to lead the project, but that was only part of the external equation...."

May 27, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Postponing the Code
CodeNEXT rewrite generating inexplicable panic
"...quickly devolved into the larger question of the entire project: of entirely rewriting Austin's land use code...."

Oct. 13, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Playback: Permitting Nightmare Precedes SXSW
SXSW events permitting induces promoter panic, the Austin Music Hall receives a stay of execution, and there are two last Austin Music Poll categories to vote in
"...month away, but a recent permitting quagmire elicited early panic attacks for Austin's business owners and event organizers preparing..."

Feb. 12, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Kevin Smith and his actors are fully invested in the sheer madness of this story.
"...his Roger Corman era, and Long gives good wide-eyed panic in return...."

Sept. 19, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

FF2011: Beyond the Badge
Off-campus antics for the badgeless
"...suffering a little bit of Fantastic Fest envy, don't panic. There are some events this weekend outside of the..."

Sept. 24, 2011 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Lege Lines: “Born Alive” Bills Filed
National right-wing moral panic over “infanticide” hits Texas
"...effectively increased their frequency. The UT-based Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP), which documents the often negative impact of Texas..."

March 15, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Don't Call It a Kickback …
Lance 'Fever' Myers Kickstarts 'Boxer Story'
"...First as the hyper-animated frontman for skavalicious punks Gals Panic and then as one of Austin's most talented and..."

July 16, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Sound and Vision
Vic Chesnutt's supergroup
"...artists: Michael Stipe, Lambchop, Bill Frisell, Elf Power, Widespread Panic, the Cowboy Junkies...."

Dec. 2, 2009 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Playing the Violin
Mr. Sinus Theater's Jerm Pollet is also a musician!
"...chief songwriter in the now-legendary local ska outfit Gal's Panic, which Spoon's Britt Daniel, writing for the Chronicle in..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

'Ritual Abuse,' the San Antonio Four, and Public Hysteria
San Antonio case shows innocent are still behind bars
"...problem of child abuse, but exaggerates its extent, and panics...."

Dec. 6, 2013 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

How Do You Formulate a Grand Prix?
The race to nail down an F1 deal involves multiple entities
"...distances and stay for up to a week. As project attorney Richard Suttle said at a recent meeting of..."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

O.D. Whizz!
"...for their Rhythmeen album, due on September 17. To Panic or Not to Panic? Is it time to panic?..."

July 19, 1996 Music Column

What, Me Worry? Yes.
'American Splendor' is one of the most celebrated movies of the year, and everybody loves my comic again. But … I dunno.
"...also interested HBO movie executive Maud Nadler in the project, and she was able to bring the company onboard..."

Sept. 5, 2003 Screens Feature by Harvey Pekar

Hang the DJ
The new political theatre invites you into its messy, sexy conversation
"...– "Panic," the Smiths..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Won't You Come In?
For four years, playwright Lisa D'Amour and director Katie Pearl have forged an uncommon bond with audiences through the welcoming, intimate quality of their theatre work. They've also forged an uncommon bond with each other, a mutually fulfilling creative partnership that will continue for the rest of their lives.
"...and Pearl have been employing this distinctive approach in projects in Austin, Minneapolis, and New York City, and in..."

May 11, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Growing Pains
Emily Hagins became a household Austin name for her work as a teen director, but what happens when that novelty wears off?
"...professional Austin film talent who signed on for the project. The film premiered at South by Southwest in 2011,..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Screens Feature by Dan Solomon

" is up to you. On second thought, start panicking.... -- Raoul Hernandez THURSDAY PICKS..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

Record Reviews
"...diminutive songwriting genius Vic Chesnutt and beefy jammers Widespread Panic have been connected since at least 1993, when they..."

July 19, 2002 Music Review by Christopher Hess

Short Cuts
Local animator Lance Myers heads to L.A. to complete animation on the latest music video by the Riddlin' Kids, plus AIVF and Cine las Americas.
"...Congratulations are in order for Austin animator and Gals Panic frontman Lance "Fever-- Myers, who scored a double this..."

March 29, 2002 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

The dark side of Fifties middle America
"...the community’s first black family purchases a home there. Panic and social antagonism are soon replaced by rage and..."

Nov. 3, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Otaku* Overload!!!
After Monster Island Studios sank, Austin's acting community and Houston animé giant A.D. Vision unleashed talent bent on vengeance and redemption (*otaku = animé geek)
"...Island co-founder Charlie Campbell's first meeting with the manic panic that is the former hitcher...."

Dec. 2, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

What the #$*! Do We Know!?
Quantum physics, intent and possibility, science and fantasy … goofy cult or educational primer?
"...anti-anxiety medicine like its going out of style, has panic attacks left and right, and is generally a walking..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Secret Window
Even the powerful combination of Johnny Depp and John Turturro can't save this Stephen King film adapatation.
"...minor classic and his scripts for Carlito’s Way and Panic Room are top-drawer to boot), but here he seems..."

March 12, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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