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See What They Do to You
How Jonathan Demme and Neil Young made a film about a concert attended by spirits
"...having directed the features Stop Making Sense with the Talking Heads and Storefront Hitchcock with Robyn Hitchcock, in addition..."

March 10, 2006 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Travels With Saúl
Austin filmmakers Ryan Polomski and Frank Bustoz found not just a subject in Guatemala, but a co-director, too.
"...so, Hecho a Mano presents not just rural Mayans talking about their clothing, religion, and war, but a young,..."

June 20, 2003 Screens Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Flies on the Wall With Attitude
Cinéma vérité pioneer Robert Drew, coming to town this Wednesday for the Texas Documentary Tour, speaks about the films he has made and the film style he helped create.
"...off what it viewed as the medicinal yoke of talking heads and narrators in favor of a spontaneous, observational..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Saturday Night at the Bookstore
The Dicks' Gary Floyd 20 years after Austin's first Punk Prom at the ArmadilloWorld Headquarters
"...that had hosted punk luminaries the Ramones, the Pretenders, Talking Heads, the Dictators, B-52's, and the Clash, there were..."

May 12, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

DVDanger: Elstree 1976
On set for Star Wars, plus Creepshow and Harryhausen
"...of Star Wars creates a degree of fame. The talking-heads documentary follows the fates, 39 years later, of the..."

July 2, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Playback: Ramones Signer Seymour Stein Visits Local Mentees Residual Kid
Plus Casey Monahan's exit interview, James Petralli's new side project, and SXSW's 547 additional acts
"...eyes and million dollar ears isn't revealing tricks-of-the-trade. He's talking music and, thus, he's talking life. The father of..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Write Stuff
Film Fight III begins with a whimper, not a bang
"...A couple of weeks ago, when we were scratching heads over what we were going to brawl over next,..."

Oct. 13, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Page Two: Turn to Sinatra
Considering media objectivity and losing yourself in art
"...as sometimes you have to put the Stones or Talking Heads or Amy Winehouse on. Other times it's Jefferson..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Column by Louis Black

Letters at 3AM
The numbers tell a different story than the pundits: The next election will again be the Democrats' to lose if party members don't learn to talk plainly and with respect to people who are different culturally, and are uneducated, left out, or left behind
"...would talk to these people, instead of dissing and/or talking down to them, the number could have been heftier...."

Nov. 26, 2004 Column by Michael Ventura

Page Two
State reps Jack Stick and Todd Baxter deserve their very own 'Best of Austin' category
"...fit over completely irrelevant and misleading charges? I'm not talking about ducking military obligations here (especially by those who..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Column by Louis Black

Holiday in San Antonio
The birth of Austin's punk scene: the Sex Pistols at Randy's Rodeo in San Antonio, 25 years ago this week.
"...rock & roll that fistfights almost broke out just talking about it. Lord knows what would happen when the..."

Jan. 10, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

What the Right Hand Is Doing
Magician turned sitcom star Harry Anderson returns to Austin at Palmer Auditorium this weekend, and his former partner and cohort, Austin author Turk Pipkin, looks back as he looks forward to reuniting with his old pal.
"...get into the concert. One night in L.A., after talking my way into an opening spot at an Emmylou..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Features Feature by Turk Pipkin

Picks & Sleepers
Sxsw
"...Teen's Slash/London debut Seasick was Nevermind inverted; they're the Talking Head's to Nirvana's Sex Pistols. You're skeptical, I know...."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

Collateral Damage
"...them.) Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said, "We are talking about using military force, but we are not talking..."

March 6, 1998 Column by Michael Ventura

Playback: A Music Snob’s Guide to ACL Fest
There's more to any ACL Fest list than meets the eye
"...Music snobs can't wrap their heads around the scene at ACL Fest: flatfooted clans staking..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Grace Potter Lives to Perform
Vermont wailer strikes out on her own with firmly-rooted pop
"...a few months for people to actually wrap their heads around it. I enjoyed being controversial for the first..."

Jan. 27, 2016 Music Post by Alejandra Ramirez

SXSW Thursday Picks & Sleepers
S.H.I.T. – So Happy It's Thursday blurbs
"...centerpiece is a massive, 12-armed contraption that projects singing heads. MIDI interfaces allow both the live performers and audience..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

The Replacements
Dinosaur DVDs with a smattering of punk, porn, and R&B
"...for the Replacements as the multitude of voices and talking heads director Gorman Bechard gathers to talk about a..."

Dec. 21, 2012 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Him & Her
Burning down Bass Concert Hall with David Byrne & St. Vincent
"...the girl-group flirtatiousness of She & Him, the former Talking Heads frontman and Ms. Annie Clark trade on a..."

Oct. 6, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Reading Romance
Jeffrey Eugenides' The Marriage Plot wants to know what love is
"...The plot plays out against a background of Talking Heads songs and Fiorucci boots, Betsey Johnson dresses and..."

Oct. 28, 2011 Books Feature by Cindy Widner

Letters at 3AM: Reading Diplomatic Code
There's a shift toward the promotion of Turkey as a stabilizing force in the Middle East
"...The talking heads talked their heads off, signifying nothing, but a..."

June 17, 2011 Column by Michael Ventura

Rise Above
SST Records' Greg Ginn jams econo in Taylor, Texas
"...generation where it was in the back of everyone's heads that this big business could lift us up and..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Graveyard: Ungrateful Are We the Dead
Graveyard
"...roar that the Gothenburg, Sweden, fivepiece has thrilled record heads with since spring...."

Sept. 9, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Planet Funk Meets Planet Punk
Nu beats on famous bleats
"...high art and low guitars, B-boy hipsters, and Basquiat hopheads of the There and Then...."

Jan. 12, 2007 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Thursday
"...Spawning from the same school of thought as lovable emo-heads Jimmy Eat World, Chicago fourpiece the Fold is all..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature

Postmarks
Our readers talk back
"...ideologues like Carl Swanson need to pull their collective heads out of the sand and wake up to reality..."

July 8, 2005 Column

Juke Jaunt
The South Austin Museum of Popular Culture treats Austin to a long, loving look at Armadillo Art Squad graphics master Guy Juke in a new solo exhibition
"...blue-feathered macaws, green-scaled fish, or other fauna. Loopy cartoon heads atop jolly abstract shapes. Scanning the portfolio of Guy..."

May 20, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...with U.K.'s Bella Union at SXSW 2000, Cocteau Twins/label heads Robin Guthrie and Simon Raymonde being wowed into approval...."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Country of Exiles?
Country of Exiles: The Destruction of Place in American Life
"...underlying Leach's main project evokes in me that old Talking Heads song:..."

July 9, 1999 Books Review

Dancing About Architecture
"..."Show About Nothing" be a good name for a Talking Heads song?... Been wondering what happened to the Prima..."

June 4, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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