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Hunting Moby-Spam
Austin spam-fighter goes forth to battle the kings of e-trash
" golf. Some like macramé. Austinite Dewey Coffman catches spammers. Humming away in his North Austin garage are 17..."

Feb. 4, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Spam, Spam, Spam
Who won this weekend's Spam Cram at the annual Spamarama?
"...record-breaking cold couldn't stop the athletes at this weekend's Spamarama at Waterloo Park from impressing the crowds with their..."

April 9, 2007 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Too Much Spam Not the Way to Run
" go about it would not include sending e-mail spam once every four hours for four days. I keep..."

July 6, 2009 Postmarks

Adios, El Mercado! Banzai, Uchi L.A.! Bonsoir, 1417! And Oysters and Spam and Beef and Barbecue and More …
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering

March 25, 2022 Food Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Adios, El Mercado! Banzai, Uchi L.A.! Bonsoir, 1417! And Oysters and Spam and Beef and Barbecue and More …
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"’ll be totes stoked to know that the beloved Spamarama festival will soon return – Sat., April 2! –..."

March 23, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Naked City
Coffman settles with spammer at $2,000 a pop
"...Austinite Dewey Coffman's spam-fighting hobby just got a lot more profitable. On Thursday,..."

March 4, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

This Austin-made companion piece to the event blends truth and fiction in a quasi-documentary that purports to explain how SPAMARAMA all began.
"...Marco Parella, Julie Lowery, Emily York and Kim Krizan. SPAMARAMA: The Movie bears much the same second-cousin relationship to..."

April 4, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

50 First Dates
Drew and the Sandman team up once more to make Valentine's weekend box-office dollars.
" you get when you mix Adam Sandler with SPAM gags, a trained vomiting walrus, a wall-to-wall soundtrack of..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

American Dream
" Hormel's Austin, Minnesota meat packing plant (Hormel produces Spam, Dinty Moore, Old Smokehouse, ham, bacon and a variety..."

May 15, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Fight Against Unsolicited E-mail
"...Spam is online pollution -- selfish, greedy abuse that lessens..."

July 4, 1997 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

A Man, A Can, A Plan
SPAMARAMA™ Founder Dave Arnsberger
"...yuckmeister of the Uranium Savages and founding father of SPAMARAMA™, he has much to say. Some of it revolves..."

March 31, 2000 Food Feature by Margaret Moser

Festival Founder Resurrects Spamarama After 12-Year Hiatus
Spam-centered celebration comes to Moontower Saloon
"...hiatus, the Moontower Saloon in South Austin will host Spamarama on July 6, a festival celebrating the many uses..."

July 4, 2019 Food Post by Alexandra Currie-Buckner

The Hightower Report
All-American Spam adopts an English accent; and big airlines stiff their workers
"...SPAM DIPLOMACY Spam is uniquely American, right? This mysterious meatlike..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

With great SPAM™ comes big changes, great and not great, in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...SPAM™ARAMA Turns 25 on TVFN!..."

March 21, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Dancing About Architecture
A flood of weather (and music) following SXSW
"...warned!), for a mere $5, it's the 23rd Annual Spamarama, where thousands will flock to see the "unique creative..."

March 30, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Austin's Quintessential Silly Bar Party
"...dessert business and catering company entered the seventh annual SPAMARAMA™ with a dish called SPAMBOLI™. Though we garnered only..."

March 31, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Substance and Whimsy
The Never-Too-Serious Epicureans of Austin
"...of funsters will gather to celebrate the 19th annual SPAMARAMA™, Austin's paean to the preparation possibilities of potted pork..."

April 4, 1997 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

TV Eye
Fall TV is dead; long live fall TV!
"...Austin on the tube Austin's 25th Annual Spamarama™ festival will be featured on a Food Network weekend..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

How to Fight Back
How you can help in the war on spam.
"...everyone did that, we could solve the problem," says spam vigilante Dewey Coffman. Get into the game: individuals can..."

Feb. 4, 2005 News Feature

After a Fashion
From whose necks are local faves Anthony Nak dripping this week – or Fashion Week for that matter? Does it matter? Sure. So much bold type, so little time!
"...seriously. The award itself – a battered can of SPAM mounted on a stand – is the quintessential symbol..."

April 9, 2004 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Austin's Quintessential Silly Bar Party
"...9. "MR. SPAM-MAN"™ With lyrics by David Arnsberger, sung to the tune..."

March 31, 2000 Food Feature

Public Notice
Hale-Bopp, She-Bop, We Bop
"...Hawaii, white, rhinestoned pantsuit, is this year's posterboy for SPAMARAMA, Sat, Apr 5, noon-dark, at Auditorium Shores to benefit..."

March 21, 1997 Column by Kate X Messer

Tales Behind the Posters
"..."This was the first year of Spamarama [that] we weren't allowed to say Spam. The previous..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Margaret Moser

Abbott Spanks Spammers
AG secures more than $10 million settlement against former UT-student-turned-super-spammer Ryan Pitylak and partners
"...a settlement of more than $10 million against former UT-student-turned-super-spammer Ryan Pitylak, his e-spammin' partners Mark Trotter, Gary Trappler,..."

June 16, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
State AG tries to shut down the nation's biggest mass e-mailers
"...Abbott this week sued one of America's most notorious spammers – a 22-year-old junior at UT – under two..."

Jan. 21, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Nutshell Review
"...In fact, it's this Saturday, May 1, that sees SPAMARAMA™ return to Auditorium Shores. The 21st annual celebration of..."

April 30, 1999 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Cyber Top Tens
"...10. Online "spam" reaches epidemic proportions. Unsolicited commercial junk e-mail, nicknamed "spam,"..."

Jan. 9, 1998 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

A Bird in the Hand
"...This letter is in reference to the Spamarama event, Saturday, April 5, 1997. I am simultaneously sending..."

April 4, 1997 Column

The Hightower Report
McDonald's image problem
"...years ago when I reluctantly agreed to judge a Spam cooking contest, choking down bites of Spam Fricassee, Coquille..."

Sept. 26, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

After a Fashion
Where will Stephen make over Carole Keeton Etc. Etc. now that Pink is closing?
"...SPAM SANDWICH I did something very stupid recently and filled..."

July 10, 2009 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

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