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COVID-19 Surge Forces Businesses to 50% Occupancy Limits
Alternative Care Site at the Convention Center being prepped to open
"...he already well knew – that Trauma Service Area (TSA) O has had seven consecutive days in which the..."

Jan. 10, 2021 News Post by Kimberley Jones

The AggreGAYtor: May 27
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...gung ho, Hong Kong goes for marriage, and the TSA hassles all the wrong people, as your AggreGAYtor burns..."

May 27, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Todd Barry Podcast
Comics debated working the road vs. working the writers' room
"...the Conan O’Brien show, and the evils of the TSA. The world might never be the same...."

March 11, 2014 Arts Post by Ashley Moreno

Shadows Over Bergstrom
The economic and security changes of the last two years set off ripples at Bergstrom Airport.
"...partner, since you wouldn't have an airport without them."The TSA Invasion As Smith notes, there's a reason those big..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Hightower Report
Corporations promising to relocate here and to create lots of jobs in exchange for tax breaks and other goodies are full of it; and Transportation Security Administration doing a lot more than making you take off your shoes
" grab, call the watchdog group Good Jobs First: 202/626-3780.TSA SECRETLY SNOOPS ON PASSENGERS The Transportation Security Administration is..."

July 8, 2005 News Column by Jim Hightower

Lege Lines
The Michael Morton Act, airport screening, business tax cuts, and more
"...last session's drama over a measure that would prohibit TSA agents from conducting invasive pat-downs – specifically those that..."

April 19, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Could the Discovery Channel Sue?
The Transportation Security Administration is defending how it handled a sippy cup: Will it have to defend their defense?
"...cup of water through security for her infant. The TSA claims that its staff was following regulations and that..."

June 18, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Entering 2021 in a “State of Emergency”
Bars operating as restaurants are officials' top concern
"...County is one of 11 counties that make up TSA-O. According to data tracked by the Texas Department of..."

Jan. 1, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

New Year, New Grim Milestones in Austin’s COVID-19 Crisis
Amidst an unprecedented surge, Austin could reach ICU surge capacity within the next week
"...Health Authority Dr. Mark Escott expects Central Texas' 14-county TSA will likely trigger the 15% rule sometime this weekend,..."

Jan. 8, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Uncle Drew
Kyrie Irving's soda campaign gets a movie spin-off
", showing that his breakout role as conspiracy theorist TSA agent Rod in Jordan Peele’s Get Out was no..."

July 6, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Get Out
A stellar racially charged horror comedy
"...with whom he interacts mostly by phone, is a TSA agent who serves as both the movie’s comic relief..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sea Change
Searching for sustainable shrimp
"...In May, the nonprofit Texas Shrimp Association (TSA) hosted its 65th annual convention. The attendees are deeply..."

June 12, 2015 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Austin Film Festival Presents Jason Reitman
Revisiting 'Up In the Air'
"...airports where passers-by were actual passengers, and for the TSA agents, it was just a regular day. More importantly,..."

Feb. 10, 2014 Screens Post by Neha Aziz

Baggage Claim
Paul Patton stars in this rom-com about a desperate-to-wed flight attendant that never achieves liftoff.
"...all Montana’s ex-boyfriends and then send her scurrying past TSA checkpoints in an effort to accidentally-on-purpose run into these..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The AggreGAYtor: January 22
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...• The TSA has returned all scanners that show anatomical detail. The..."

Jan. 22, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Worst. Session. Ever.
With three days left, legislature hurtling to the abyss
" yell about traitors and treason just as Patrick's anti-TSA groping bill got pulled...."

May 27, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Danny Barnes
"...are sentimental." So much so that Pizza Box dishes "TSA" even more romantic ("my baby's she's working for the..."

Jan. 29, 2010 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay
Everyone's favorite stoner pals are back; this time running from the law after being mistaken for terrorists.
"...comedy in which the Indian-American hero accuses an African-American TSA agent of racial profiling, all so he won’t get..."

May 2, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Stage 4 Risk of COVID-19 Shapes Austin's Holiday
No-virus November
"...the Trauma Service Area's hospital capacity for seven days (TSAs are comprised of several counties). As of press time,..."

Nov. 27, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Getting to the Airport
"...convenient 100 yard dash (plus an escalator) from the TSA entrance. Does the city PAY someone to think up..."

Oct. 12, 2020 Postmarks

What Will Local Shows Look Like in the Future?
What will shows look like in the live music capital? That's all local club owners can think about.
" the pandemic era. "Some­times we're tackling what the TSA process will be for bringing [artists] to shows, then..."

May 22, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

District Judges Issue Order on Felony Personal Bonds
UPDATE: Uniform rules to allow defendants to avoid jail before trial
"...court rulings, and described its effect as providing a “‘TSA Pre-Check’ type lane at magistration to facilitate bond release..."

March 24, 2020 News Post by Michael King

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...The TSA found an average of 85 firearms a week at..."

Feb. 28, 2020 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

Thinkery & Verse's Dionysus in America
This contemporary spin on The Bacchae shows how little the unjust treatment of women has changed in 2,500 years
"...there are cell phones and Ubers; there is the TSA. Semele becomes a leader in the Iraq army, while..."

Oct. 18, 2019 Arts Review by Laura Jones

Day Trips & Beyond: May Events Roundup
Get ready for baby sea turtles, balloon launches, and more
"...Your state-issued fake ID will have to be replaced..."

April 30, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...The TSA has an official policy on packing a toy lightsaber..."

April 20, 2018 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

"..."Hung Up" swings by the airport, borrowing escalators and TSA dogs to give garden-variety obsession some real-world color before..."

June 23, 2017 Music Review by Greg Beets

2017 Austin Sketch Festival: What to See
Maybe all of it, yes – but OMG let’s not be ridiculous
"...possibly stuck in some sour-smelling airport line while the TSA violates the constitution of their genitals...."

May 22, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Bergstrom's Continuing Expansion
New terminal restores some 1950s glamour to the airport
"...airports to rebound. Mahlum said, "We did talk to TSA back in the day – 'How can we change..."

May 5, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

It's Personal
" much and come with such an awesome responsibility. TSA officials, government employees, voters, neighbors, policemen, federal agents, acting..."

Feb. 20, 2017 Postmarks

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