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Battle of the Sexes
Billie Jean King takes on Bobby Riggs
" era of closeted shame. Wearing a dark brown shag wig and wire-rim glasses dominating her smallish face, Stone..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Box
Donnie Darko director Richard Kelly goes for full-fledged suspense in this studio thriller.
"...baffled – as he layers on a deep-pile, Seventies shag rug's worth of ominous subplots that, while undoubtedly weird,..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

" of the night looking for a place to shag -- but as Gabriel and Mark's futile odyssey progresses,..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Hitman
"...first movie in a few years. Maybe it's the shag toupee that fits like one of those caps soldiers..."

Nov. 1, 1991 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Luv Doc: Aphrodisiacs
There is no substance on Earth definitively proven to guarantee a shag
" substance on earth definitively proven to guarantee a shag if taken or administered, so if you just dropped..."

July 12, 2013 Column by The Luv Doc

The Forgotten Era of Glitter Rock in Mid-70s Austin
The Austin Punk Chronicles, chapter two, part one: glam rock (1972-76)
"...the Plimsouls. Pre-punk, the teenage stun guitarist sported a shag haircut alongside similarly coiffed bassist friend Jesse Sublett in..."

Jan. 17, 2020 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Shag: The Movie
Set in the summer of 1963, this coming-of-age film about four Southern girls is nothing less than enchanting.
"...SHAG: THE MOVIE D: Zelda Barron (1989); with Phoebe Cates,..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Screens Review by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The Luv Doc: Doomed
Maybe you're not cut out for monogamy
"...clean your cocker spaniel’s projectile diarrhea out of your shag carpet with anyone who doesn’t have an iron stomach...."

March 21, 2014 Column by The Luv Doc

"...ShagD: Zelda Barron (1989); with Bridget Fonda, Annabeth Gish, Page..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Screens Review by Margaret Moser

“No Willie, Waylon, or the Armadillo in 1977!!!” The Punk Beast Begins to Stir in Austin
A nascent scene takes shape in chapter three of the "Austin Punk Chronicles"
"...bands – Silver Clouds, Warp Factor 5 – with shag-cut boyfriend Muñoz, who could twist a fretboard with rare..."

Dec. 24, 2021 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Qmmunity: A Local Queer-Inclusive Dating App Is in the Works
Qinsey app founders are seeking input from LGBTQIA folks to inform development
"...who runs the brand (as well as South Austin's Shag Salon) with husband Beau Clements, shared with me that..."

April 9, 2021 Column by Beth Sullivan

SXSW Music Review: Amyl & the Sniffers
Aussie punks froth equal parts AC/DC and Ramones
" any number of Seventies revivalists with his mousey shag...."

March 15, 2019 SXSW Post by Tim Stegall

Marshall Chapman’s Back in Town – Tonight!
Lapsed debutante’s rug-burn music for sexagenarians
"...Ocean Drive Beach, and so on. Everybody would be shaggin’ to the Drifters, Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs, the..."

Nov. 13, 2013 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Tweet This Mess Around: Fred Schneider Tells It Like It T-I-Is! Part 1
What's that on your head? An interview with the B-52's lead man?
"...AC: Do you know the artist Shag, his art style? Do you think the B-52's were..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

A Single Man
Tom Ford ditched fashion designing for filmmaking with this smart adaptation of the Christopher Isherwood story about a grieving gay man in 1962 California.
" around her place, then fall to the white shag, panting, smoking, and blearily confessing to each other like..."

Jan. 15, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Black Balloon
This prize-winning Australian film is a moving, youth-oriented work, featuring lovely performances by Toni Collette and Gemma Ward.
" the smearing of his own feces on the shag carpet. Not the kind of scene you want to..."

April 10, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Four Christmases
From the director of the hit documentary The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters comes this holiday-themed romantic comedy that stars Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn. Opens Wednesday.
"...about a family of rednecks executing body slams on shag carpeting is followed by one in which an overly..."

Nov. 28, 2008 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Jane Austen Book Club
Though it’s as estrogenic as dong quai, this amiable film about six friends and their book club is thoughtfully rendered with a certain universality of spirit.
"...herself. Writer and first-time feature director Swicord (who has Shag and Practical Magic among her earlier writing credits) cannot..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

North Country
Charlize Theron stars in this fictionalized, rousing, but nevertheless predictable account of the first class-action sexual discrimination suit.
"...a glammed-down mineworker with her sooty coveralls and contempo shag hairdo. As her best friend who talks her into..."

Oct. 21, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

After a Fashion
Where Stephen went and who he went with. It's all in bold. It's all inside.
"...couple of cosmopolitans; and made a beeline for the Shag Room in back – a den of iniquity upholstered..."

Feb. 27, 2004 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

"...willing to drop them in favor of Jay's 30-minute shag-a-thon? We don't know, and neither does Claire. Chereau is..."

Jan. 11, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

GE Foods: Getting to Know More

Aug. 6, 1999 Food Feature

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
"...cameo here, replaced by a slinky Graham as Felicity Shagwell, CIA operative and new bedmate to Myers' swinging shutterbug..."

June 11, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Out With the Old ...
Upgrades, Updates and New Toys for Your PC
"...immediate surroundings. Don't try this if you have heavy shag carpeting. Then again, if you have heavy shag carpeting..."

Aug. 14, 1998 Screens Feature by John Avignone

The Brady Bunch Movie
"...delight in tormenting baby boomers in its celebration of shag haircuts, Sansabelt slacks, and polyester knit -- “Did I..."

Feb. 24, 1995 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Amyl & the Sniffers, Beach Fossils, the Veldt, and More Reviews From Levitation’s Saturday and Sunday
Standout sets to wrap the Halloweekend music festival
"...was palpable. Donning her trademark two-piece set and platinum shag, tornadic vocalist Amy Taylor laid down the ground rules..."

Oct. 30, 2023 Music Post by Genevieve Wood

Memorable Moments From ACL Fest Weekend One
For you to rewind this weekend at Zilker Park
"...every-age dancing queen, sporting a beachy bleaching and nape-of-the-neck shag complimenting hoop earrings straight off of Linda Ronstadt in..."

Oct. 13, 2023 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Lil Yachty’s Whiplash Catalog Run and More Highlights From Friday at ACL Fest
Maggie Rogers, Little Simz, and more kicked off at Zilker Park
"...every-age dancing queen, sporting a beachy bleaching and nape-of-the-neck shag complimenting hoop earrings straight off of Linda Ronstadt in..."

Oct. 7, 2023 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

The Luv Doc: An Excellent Wingman
An anachronistic ornithological metaphor about gender equality
"...helping your friends bait-and-switch their way to an easy shag? After all, they say that the best way to..."

Sept. 8, 2023 Column by The Luv Doc

Qmmunity: Board Certified
Qmmunity rounds up notices from Austin's queer community calling for music, art, and more
"...Shagadelic Handcrafted + Vintage Market Groovy, baby! Eastside Pop Up..."

March 24, 2023 Column by James Scott

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