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SPAMARAMA: The Movie
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

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

SPAMTASTIC™ SPAMARAMA
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

SPAMTASTIC™ SPAMARAMA
Austin's Quintessential Silly Bar Party
"...2. March 28, 1981 SPAMARAMA™ number four is held in the second Soap Creek..."

March 31, 2000 Food Feature

SPAMTASTIC™ SPAMARAMA
Austin's Quintessential Silly Bar Party
"...the legend "Paté Passé?" (an homage to his earlier SPAMARAMA™ poster from the Seventies, Dead Armadillo in the Middle..."

March 31, 2000 Food Feature

SPAMTASTIC™ SPAMARAMA
Austin's Quintessential Silly Bar Party
"...event organizers around for a couple of weeks before SPAMARAMA™ '95 shooting film for what was to be a..."

March 31, 2000 Food Feature

Spamarama Beef
"...Dear Editor, We attended Spamarama on Saturday, July 6, 2019, and greatly enjoyed ourselves...."

July 15, 2019 Postmarks

SPAMTASTIC™ SPAMARAMA
Austin's Quintessential Silly Bar Party
"...have a SPAM® cook-off and call it, uh ... SPAMARAMA™! I bet we could get George Majewski [the original..."

March 31, 2000 Food Feature

SPAMTASTIC™ SPAMARAMA
Austin's Quintessential Silly Bar Party
"...the party, which was picked up by CNN, providing SPAMARAMA™ its first international coverage...."

March 31, 2000 Food Feature

SPAMTASTIC™ SPAMARAMA
Austin's Quintessential Silly Bar Party
"...Red Pig (now Magnolia Cafe South), the ninth annual SPAMARAMA™ was covered by an ABC news crew from Los..."

March 31, 2000 Food Feature

SPAMTASTIC™ SPAMARAMA
Austin's Quintessential Silly Bar Party
"...satirical song parodies performed in the early years of SPAMARAMA™. Among the other titles are "Good Luncheon" (to the..."

March 31, 2000 Food Feature

SPAMTASTIC™ SPAMARAMA
Austin's Quintessential Silly Bar Party
"...wasn't old enough!" 1998 saw the successful launch of SPAMARAMA™: The Cookbook by David Arnsberger and John Booker (available..."

March 31, 2000 Food Feature

SPAMTASTIC™ SPAMARAMA
Austin's Quintessential Silly Bar Party
"...11. April 1, 2000 The 22nd annual SPAMARAMA™ is set to take place in and around the..."

March 31, 2000 Food Feature

SPAMTASTIC™ SPAMARAMA
Austin's Quintessential Silly Bar Party

March 31, 2000 Food Feature

SPAMTASTIC™ SPAMARAMA
Austin's Quintessential Silly Bar Party

March 31, 2000 Food Feature

SPAMARAMA™ Lowdown

April 4, 1997 Food Feature

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

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

Too Dumb to Die
A profile of Austin's longest-running musical parody, the Uranium Savages.
"...own celebrations. In 1975, the Eddy Awards were born; Spamarama came along in 1977. The moves were as smart..."

Dec. 10, 1999 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Food-o-File
Food news you can use
"...about spending some time at Austin's longest-running food event, SPAMARAMA? The world-famous 26th annual potted-pork party takes place this..."

April 2, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-O-File
"...sign of spring in Austin, Texas. The world-famous annual SPAMARAMA™ takes place this weekend, Saturday, March 28, from noon-6pm,..."

March 27, 1998 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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

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

Food-o-File
With great SPAM™ comes big changes, great and not great, in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...at 303/516-4040, or check out the Web site at www.spamarama.com...."

March 21, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Groover's Paradise
Those were the days …
"...Awn's posters proclaimed. Austin traditions like the Uranium Savagesí Spamarama, and the George Majewski Lookalike Contest began at Soap..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

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

Texas Independent
"...last summer. Spam Wraps Independent filmmaker Cressandra Thibodeaux's project Spamarama, The Movie finished shooting on November 6 and the..."

Nov. 10, 1995 Screens Column

Seeing Life’s Brevity in the Art Poles of South First
Street art goes vertical in South Austin
"...of choice for many cherished Austin institutions. (See Eeyore's, Spamarama, the Pumpkin Stomp, et al.) Tackiness walks hand in..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Event Menu
How to fill you Dec. 9-15 cravings: beer, gingerbread, SPAM, juice boxes, tamales, etc.
"...• Spamarama fans will want to attend a reunion with a..."

Dec. 10, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

An 'Our Town' for Our Town
With 100 Austin stories, Zach builds a city on a stage
"...It Weird, from the 37th Street Christmas lights to Spamarama to ice cream at Amy's to Joel Muñoz's goats...."

Sept. 30, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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