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This Week on The Austin Chronicle Show: SASS Is Back
Central Health, and the salad dressing that came back from the dead
"...reporter Roxy Bonafont expands on her cover story about SASS salad dressing company and how Austin's real estate boom..."

Sept. 6, 2019 News Post by Kimberley Jones

A Story of Twin Sisters, Austin Real Estate, and Salad Dressing
SASS (Season All Stuff Sauce) forced to start over after their rent increased 350%
"...At 10:30am on a Wednesday morning, the new SASS Dressing and Sauces kitchen was quiet – and hot...."

Sept. 6, 2019 Food Feature by Roxy Bonafont

The Sauce Boss
Lauri Raymond looks back on – and forward to – the life and times of SASS dressing
"...first markets for ideological and practical reasons. The Sesame-Garlic SASS is all-natural and homegrown, and at that time Whole..."

June 11, 2004 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Good Bye, Lenin!
Popular German comedy generates nostalgia for the pre-unification years.
"...Directed by: Wolfgang Becker. Starring: Daniel Brühl, Katrin Sass, Chulpan Khamatova, Maria Simon, Florian Lukas and Alexander Beyer...."

April 9, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Pika pika pika? Pika pika pika pika pika pika pika.
"...Ryan Reynolds, with no F-bombs but much of the sass displayed by his Deadpool character). Unlike communication in the..."

May 10, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Suicide Squad
Suicide Squad is done in by its own hand
"...in the two-hour movie in which no amount of sass and snap can compensate for the overall dullness of..."

Aug. 5, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Deadpool
This sassy superhero movie is not your child’s comic-book origin tale
"...Loaded with sass, sex, and sadistic violence, Deadpool is not your youngster’s..."

Feb. 12, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Green Lantern
The beloved comic-book hero rediscovers his powers on the big screen.
"...of not-quite-great films (The Nines, Buried), rocks the cheekbones, sass, and frat-boy panache to the end of the universe..."

June 24, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Over Her Dead Body
In this DOA romantic comedy, Eva Longoria Parker plays a ghost who haunts her former fiancé-to-be when it's time for him to move on.
"...soar with blistering verbal gymnastics, it limps with empty sass about weight gain and skin blemishes; where it should..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The Nanny Diaries
An awful lot of good talent was squandered on this by-the-numbers film version of the bestselling tell-all about the child-rearing habits of the rich.
"...and husband), the film lacks any real bite or sass. It's hard to empathize with Annie Braddock (Johansson), a..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Puccini for Beginners
A lesbian on the rebound falls for both a guy and a gal in this rom-com with roots in old Hollywood screwball comedies.
"...made up of equal parts Sex and the City sass and Woody Allen-lite repartee. Its vision of Manhattan as..."

April 6, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hills Have Eyes II
This sequel to last year’s remake is as witless and simpleminded as the irradiated humanoids that serve as the franchise’s bad guys.
"...Jonathan, the film has little of that filmmaker's usual sass. If the film had an ounce of humor, however,..."

March 30, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Jersey Girl
Ben Affleck plays a widower dad in this family dramedy from an uncustomarily sweet Kevin Smith.
"...does a fine job balancing an old-soul wisdom and sass with the vulnerability required of her age. In short,..."

March 26, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Something's Gotta Give
Sure, the co-stars delight, but the script has more flab than its middle-aged lovers.
"...and producing), but she’s lost none of the spunk, sass, and ditzbomb charm of her Annie Hall days. She,..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Splendor
"...not to say it's cloying; plenty of Araki's trademark sass and naughty invective is still being hurled about. Splendor..."

Nov. 19, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Get Bruce!
"...at his bar mitzvah and the kibitzer who dared sass back to Barbra Streisand. Get Bruce! occasionally ponders the..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Movie Review by Sarah Hepola

Larger Than Life
"...hound is headed), but he threw in a little sass, a little smarts, and a lotta love of back..."

Nov. 8, 1996 Movie Review by Robert Faires

V.I. Warshawski
"...smoky-voiced Turner in some smart-mouthed repartee, the kind of sass that is as cliched as her apartment overlooking Wrigley..."

Aug. 2, 1991 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Gay Place
Snark, sass, and absurdity will be on display at the Princess Pageant
"...doesn't mean queers have lost our love of snark, sass, and absurdity. Take, for example, Friday's Princess Pageant at..."

Sept. 15, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

Spectrum Theatre Company's Spunk
This Austin company weaves three classic tales by Zora Neale Hurston into a spirited service full of sass and grit
"...that singular fusion of spirit and grit, seasoned with sass and steel, that sparks a lackluster soul to vibrant..."

July 29, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Trailer Parked
The yin and yang of food trucks and bars
"...Founders Mark Lang and Justin Sass began a kimchi-making endeavor at home for themselves and..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Food Feature by Adrienne Whitehorse

99 Austin Acts at SXSW Music
Support the home team!
"...on the charts with 1969 single "Hot Smoke and Sassafras." Reunited by guitarist/vocalist Rod Prince and drummer David Fore,..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Food-o-File
Tasty travel tips. bocaditos, and more ...
"...Condiment-makers par excellence Lauri and Carol Raymond of Sisters SASS bought out Martin Brothers in 2001 and formed a..."

June 23, 2006 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-O-File
In Spite of the Heat
"...SASSy sisters Lauri and Carol Raymond celebrated the 10th anniversary..."

June 12, 1998 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
A rare journey behind the words of America's poet laureate
"...for one, could listen to Morrison speak with wit, sass, and gloriously passionate provocation for far longer than the..."

July 5, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Finding Your Feet
Upper class British rom-com plays for laughs.
"...yet the film’s delivery with a good amount of sass and humor makes it entertaining and undemanding...."

April 20, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW’s Sixth Artist List
Bully, White Reaper, Wye Oak, and 99 more luftballons
"...Dream, Devras Plexi, Fort Never, Inflatable Robot, Royal Forest, Sass, Small Houses, and Temple of Angels...."

Feb. 1, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Home Again
a lifestyle comedy with a soupçon of pain
"...be fair, not even Meg Ryan’s nose-scrunch, Kate Hudson’s sass, or Julia Roberts’ million-dollar smile could jolt this muddled..."

Sept. 15, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Gay Place
Prove how much you love SM and help San Marcos have their first Pride!
"...NIGHT OF SASS With Mandy Rowden and Billy Abel. Fri., June 27,..."

June 27, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

Vampire Academy
This month's flavor in the teen vampire continuum.
"...of some mild bloodletting and far too much “witty” sass...."

Feb. 14, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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