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From Russia, With Love
More than 20 years after the Soviet Union fell, Austin finally experiences some culinary glasnost
"...The first thing one sees upon walking into Russian House is the giant taxidermied black bear guarding a..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

For Russia, With Love
CD of Russian sacred music earns Conspirare Grammy nom no. 6
"...Best Choral Performance category for The Sacred Spirit of Russia, a CD it released on Harmonia Mundi in February...."

Dec. 8, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

It's Russia, and …
Russia and Qatar picked for WC 2018 and 2022
"...and 2022 World Cups. In something of an upset, Russia got 2018 over the favored bids from England and..."

Dec. 2, 2010 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

SXSW Film: From Russia With Subs
The unbelievable true tale of submarine smuggling in Operation Odessa
"...Ever hear the one about a Russian gangster, a Miami playboy, and a Cuban spy conspiring..."

March 13, 2018 Screens Post by Moisés Chiullán

From Russia With Love
A chess-playing criminal mastermind, a steroid-ridden übermensch, and the Teutonic dwarf with a poisoned shoe are out to catch and kill a Bond.

Feb. 17, 2000 Movie Review

Please to the Table: From Russia, With Love
"...trip, I reluctantly returned home, a pious devotee to Russian food...."

April 30, 1999 Food Feature

Letters at 3AM
Russia has gone from a crippled to a powerful nation, using the model of what might be called "national capitalism"
"...Once upon a time there was a Russian named Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Was he a gangster? Some say..."

Aug. 29, 2008 Column by Michael Ventura

Letters @ 3AM
Europe, Russia, and China can help install a new administration in the White House in 2008 by refusing to bail out Bush on his Iraq misadventure now.
"...Texas, to address the leaders and peoples of Europe, Russia, and China. The likelihood of their taking notice is,..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Column by Michael Ventura

Moscow Now, Here
The New Russian Drama Festival opens a hotline to the culture of Russia today
"...Russians have been taking to the streets all year. On..."

March 9, 2012 Arts Feature by Dan Solomon

Leviathan
This Oscar nominee for best Foreign Language film exudes existential Russian angst in cinematic form.
"...Vladimir Putin’s Russia – brutal, carnivorous, delusional, but monstrously well-evolved for crushing..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Road Movie
The ultimate POV rush with Russian dash-cam compilation
"...Dashboard cameras are uniquely ubiquitous within the Russian Federation and surrounding countries, a fact which is both..."

Feb. 23, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The AggreGAYtor: August 5
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...queer, Uganda and the Netherlands show their pride, and Russia doubles down, as your AggreGAYtor punts away with a..."

Aug. 5, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Window to Paris
"...Immediately charming with its first images of a lively Russian parade, this whimsical comic fantasy from director Yuri Mamin..."

May 19, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Taxi Blues
"...For us it is a remarkable glimpse of the Russia we never see and hear. It also deals with..."

June 7, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The AggreGAYtor: September 16
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Russia backs down, labor steps up, and tranimals break loose,..."

Sept. 16, 2013 Qmmunity Post

The AggreGAYtor: August 15
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Celebrities and cities speak up on Russia, trans students step up in California, and anti-gay spokespeople..."

Aug. 15, 2013 Qmmunity Post

The AggreGAYtor: August 12
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Gaymers marry, Russia stays scary, and Glenn Beck probably has little appreciation..."

Aug. 12, 2013 Qmmunity Post

That Fighting Spirit
TV Titan Phil Rosenthal chronicles his misadventures in Russia in Exporting Raymond
"...the proposal to produce Everybody Loves Raymond for a Russian audience (or, as it's titled in Russia, Everybody Loves..."

Oct. 22, 2010 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

The AggreGAYtor: December 16
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...love, F2M gets a new meaning in Austin, and Russia keeps pounding away, as your AggreGAYtor fiddles about...."

Dec. 16, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

The November Man
Pierce Brosnan stars in this spy thriller that's decently made, but lacks the sizzle of a 007 or Jason Bourne.
"...who is about to become the new president of Russia. Bodies and secrets are scattered over Eastern Europe when..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The AggreGAYtor: February 14
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Ted Cruz square off, Bulimianne stabs and fills, and Russia halts the baby train, as your AggreGAYtor tamps on..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Going 'All Out' for Sochi
Corporate actions still speak louder than words
"...to pressure Olympic sponsors to take a stand against Russia's anti-gay laws...."

Feb. 5, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Lawrence Everett Forbes

The Saratov Approach
This faith-based, true-life thriller tells the story of two Mormon missionaries who were kidnapped and held for ransom while serving in Russia in 1998.
"...theme of deeply embraced faith. Two Mormon missionaries in Russia are kidnapped and held for ransom. Grabbed and beaten..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Movie Review by Louis Black

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
In something of a prequel, this is Jack Ryan's origin story – before Tom Clancy got his hooks in him.
"...from behind the desk and off on assignment in Russia to investigate a hunch about an impending attack...."

Jan. 24, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The AggreGAYtor: September 6
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...San Antonio gets equal, Russia ramps it up, and the Gay Games rock it..."

Sept. 6, 2013 Qmmunity Post

The AggreGAYtor: August 19
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Revolution and counterrevolution escalate in Russia, Stephen Fry and David Cameron tête-à-tête in London, and..."

Aug. 19, 2013 Qmmunity Post

The AggreGAYtor: July 31
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Employment protections get a "possibly, maybe," Russia gets served, and PolitiFact gets skewy, as your AggreGAYtor..."

July 31, 2013 Qmmunity Post

The AggreGAYtor: July 24
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Russia gets Savaged, Tulsa gets romantic, and Ohio gets a..."

July 24, 2013 Qmmunity Post

The AggreGAYtor: June 13
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...It gets uglier in Russia, it gets better for trans veterans, and it gets..."

June 13, 2013 Qmmunity Post

A Good Day to Die Hard
Bruce Willis' John McClane is like Wile E. Coyote – always in the wrong place when things blow up but always persevering.
"...that Jack is in jail. He immediately heads to Russia to help, but soon finds the trouble is even..."

Feb. 15, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

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