Location Matches: Space Squid, Squid Friends
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L. Shapley Bassen's "Portrait of a Giant Squid"
First Place winner
"...Ray that his newly inherited Portrait of a Giant Squid was as color-saturated and indecipherably abstract as MOMA's except..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Arts Feature by l. Shapley Bassen

The Squid and the Whale
In this expertly acted piece about the coming apart of a family of New York intellectuals, humor is served not with a smirk but with a helpless shrug.
"...there’s a logical progression there. The largely autobiographical The Squid and the Whale – and specifically, Baumbach’s stand-in, Walt..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Music Review: Yard Act, Do Nothing, Squid, and the Art of the British Post-Punk Soliloquy
SXSW Music’s bread-n-butter: cutting edge UK rebellion
"...Squid’s a strange musical culmination: lead singer Ollie Judge also..."

March 19, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Margot at the Wedding
The director of The Squid and the Whale mostly falters in this follow-up film that stars Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Jack Black as casually cruel narcissists.
"...The divorced parents in director/screenwriter Baumbach’s mordantly funny The Squid and the Whale were hardly role models for the..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Astronauts discover that a wall won't keep out a new alien life form
"...everything but a mewing cat named Jonesy. The translucent, squid-like thing slithering amok in Life is called “Calvin” after..."

March 31, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Monster Trucks
Boy meets monster, adventure ensues
" you get when you cross an antediluvian giant squid with a dilapidated pickup truck? You get Monster Trucks,..."

Jan. 20, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Edge of Tomorrow
The sci-fi is a bit fuzzy – and the alien beasties are anything but – in this Tom Cruise action onslaught.
"...Groundhog Day in which the critter resembles a flaming land-squid intent on world domination rather than a lovable furry..."

June 6, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

This suburban melodrama arrives with an impressive pedigree but little originality.
"...tossed The Ice Storm, The Deer Hunter, and The Squid and the Whale in a blender and punched puree:..."

May 1, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Book of the Stars, Stars of the Books
The 2008 Nebula Awards ceremony comes to Austin
" issue – the second issue – of Space Squid. And she has a short story that's been nominated..."

April 18, 2008 Books Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

No Noodlin' Around
Sea Dragon Offers an Ocean of Vietnamese Flavors
"...spacious, affordable eatery, including such tidbits as jellyfish, eel, squid, soft-shell crab, and fresh lobster and fish, all adorned..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Food Feature by Patrick Earvolino

White Noise
Can Don DeLillo's postmodern landmark make it to the actual future?
"...intellectuals and the people who love them (see The Squid and the Whale, Margot at the Wedding, et al.),..."

Dec. 9, 2022 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Marriage Story
Driver and Johansson are note perfect as a couple falling apart
"...drama by writer/director Noah Baumbach (Kicking and Screaming, The Squid and the Whale) that provokes tears and laughter, sadness..."

Nov. 29, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mistress America
Greta Gerwig borrows from Holly Golightly in Noah Baumbach's new comedy
" his filmography, from Kicking and Screaming to The Squid and the Whale and Margot at the Wedding...."

Aug. 28, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

How Nice to Be Under the Sea
Kristin Hogan's plushy show drops you into an octopus' garden
"...especially where the Nautilus goes through where all the squid are. Off in the distance, you see a squid..."

May 27, 2016 Arts Post by Ashley Moreno

TRIO at the Four Seasons
Along with a name change, TRIO at the Four Seasons on Lady Bird Lake has reinvented itself in ambience, decor, menu, and wine list
"...dishes I've laid lip to this year is the squid appetizer ($14). Americans are used to eating deep-fried calamari..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Food Review by MM Pack

The Belmont
Going beyond the interior design and clientele
"...Calamari ($8), a delicious, carefully cooked version with succulent squid and two tasty sauces: a tomato-basil dip and a..."

Dec. 1, 2006 Food Review by Wes Marshall

Le Soleil
The vast majority of the customers are Vietnamese, which is something we love to see
"...mung beans, and coconut milk filled with shrimp and squid. Their nuoc cham dipping sauce could be a bit..."

May 13, 2005 Food Review by Mick Vann

Over the Rainbow
" fillet, crunchy veggies, and without question, the best squid in the city of Austin, all swathed in a..."

March 26, 1999 Food Feature by Mick Vann

My Vote, My Message
"...Best Local Squid To the Editor:..."

Nov. 1, 1996 Column

Jasmine Cafe
"...rice and a cup of soup included a piquant squid in ginger sauce ($7.95), a pork with pressed tofu..."

July 26, 1996 Food Feature

Four Korean Pubs for Your Late Night Dining Pleasure
Pochas for late-night snacking
"...find myself lured by the thud of K-pop, steamed squid, and the succulent fried chicken served at the Korean..."

May 24, 2023 Food Post by Evan Rodriguez

South Korean spy thriller uncovers a history of cruelty and compromise
"...In his directorial debut, Squid Game star Lee Jung-jae has crafted a brutal, razor-sharp..."

Dec. 2, 2022 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Releases V-I-R-T-U-A-L 2021 Music Roster
Sorry, Didirri, Connie Constance highlight global drop
"...Liverpool rockers the Mysterines and mathy post-punk live wires Squid. Meanwhile, SXSW also taps two exquisite and versatile instrumentalists..."

Jan. 26, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...Circling around the esophagus, the giant squid's brain is shaped like a donut – and weighs..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Local Art Gifts for Discerning Geeks
Do you know about these three treasures already, Austinite?
"...1) Squid Friends Word on the street says that the half-elven..."

Dec. 13, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Writing Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror in Austin
How local authors who work beyond the world we know meet, connect, and launch themselves into the business
"...David Chang, editor of the local sci-fi zine Space Squid. Nate Southard, indefatigable creator of some really grisly horror..."

July 14, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

The 24th Annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest
The lowdown on the 2015 submissions, judges, 10 finalists, and the prize-winning stories
" our First Place winner, that of a giant squid as represented in an abstract painting by a famous..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Review: Wu Chow
Downtown christens a classic
"...tofu ($14) is shivery and piquant, salt & pepper squid ($16) seems effortless, and the two-faced noodles (with seafood..."

Jan. 22, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Think Giftily, Shop Locally: Five Things & More
Do the best presents come from right here in Austin? Check this list!
"...1. There's that Kristin Hogan of Squid Friends, crafting up her stock of plush sea creatures,..."

Nov. 24, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Film Flam: Local Screens News
Mr. Kaplan closes Cine Las Americas, Ernie Cline scores big, and more
"...marathon kicks off on Monday, March 30 with The Squid and the Whale, followed by Kicking and Screaming on..."

March 27, 2015 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

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