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SXSW Music Review: Willie Nelson’s Luck Reunion
Mavis Staples steals show at the Red Headed Stranger’s ranch
" to growl out the glory, sliding in the Talking Heads’ “Slippery People” among her anthems of inspiration and..."

March 15, 2019 Music Post by Doug Freeman

SXSW Music Review: Mavis Staples
The freedom highway extends all the way to the Clive Bar
"...while the stuttering funk of “Slippery People” covered the Talking Heads, which the Staple Singers performed live on Soul..."

March 13, 2019 SXSW Post by Thomas Fawcett

Armadillo World Headquarters Cookbook Unearthed by SouthPop!
Micael Priest compiled the recipes; David Byrne loved the nachos
"...some more of Jan Beeman's sour cream enchiladas. The Talking Heads didn't know what the heck nachos were....but David..."

March 9, 2019 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Bow Down and Pay Up for J.R. “Bob” Dobbs and the Church of the SubGenius
The power of slack compels you in this SXSW documentary
"...but so were filmmaker Jonathan Demme, David Byrne of Talking Heads, Paul Reubens (aka Pee-wee Herman), and Mark Mothersbaugh..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Ultimate Queer Guide to SXSW 2019
Often imitated, never duplicated, we’re here to keep it real kweer
"...find me – Sarah, Austin Chronicle Qmmunity editor – talking about queer spaces and the death of lesbian bars..."

March 1, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Stacey Abrams, Beastie Boys to Speak at SXSW
Nile Rodgers, Gwyneth Paltrow and more join the roster
"...opening night horror Us, on the schedule). Similarly, former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne will speak in the Social..."

Feb. 12, 2019 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Luv Doc: A Very Simple Formula
Your right to smell like ass extends right up to where someone else's nose begins
"...Generally, I trust what my nose tells me, and..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Column by The Luv Doc

Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film
Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced
"...season finale of Broad City, as the comedy blockbuster heads to its final run...."

Feb. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

UT Hires Playwrights Annie Baker and Branden Jacob-Jenkins
MacArthur Fellows will teach in theatre department, Michener Center
"...Associate Professor KJ Sanchez, who currently heads the playwriting and directing programs at UT's Department of..."

Jan. 30, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Glover Gill’s Last Tango
Smithville swing savant explains why he’s throwing in the towel
"...acclaimed and versatile subset, the Tosca String Quartet, backed Talking Heads’ frontman David Byrne from 2001 until 2005. TTO’s..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

City Council Heads Into Holiday Break Wrestling With Process
Trying to reinvent the wheel since 2014
"...After all that talk about talking, it seems fitting that Thursday's meeting, the final rodeo..."

Dec. 14, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

line upon line percussion's The city wears a slouch hat
John Cage and Kenneth Patchen's experimental radio play proved an ideal vehicle for the creative daredevils of line upon line and the Rude Mechs to revive together
"...but no matter where you are, there are people talking – some deep in their own conversations that you..."

Dec. 7, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

I Want My All ATX: Austin Artists Revisit the 80s
"...Mercury histrionics. James Speer dazzles on piano behind the Talking Heads' "Burning Down the House," but Water & Rust's..."

Nov. 30, 2018 Music Review by Alejandra Ramirez

The Life of a Search and Rescue Drone Pioneer
How retired Air Force medic Gene Robinson found new purpose looking for missing persons
"...the money is raised, Robinson packs his bags and heads out with his gear, ready for the challenge each..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Cat Cardenas

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald‎
Fewer beasts, but a much better story, make this sequel magical
"...his care but pretty hopeless when it comes to talking to his crush, no-nonsense American auror Tina Goldstein (Waterston)...."

Nov. 16, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Live Election Night Results & Updates
The latest from the polls and candidate watch parties
"...a runoff. "It shows that knocking on doors works. Talking to voters works." Her campaign strategist Ed Espinoza (also..."

Nov. 6, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Election Ticker: Last Chance for Controversy
E-Day is tomorrow! Here's the latest news before it's too late.
"...Not Be Voting: Austin Red Guards left the pig heads at home but went LARPing over the weekend to..."

Nov. 5, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable
The great photographer's work reappraised and redeemed
" tribute to Winogrand through a predictable assembly of talking heads extolling the artistic virtues of the erstwhile UT-Austin..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Talking Prince With Revolution Drummer Bobby Z
Purple punk, purple polka bands, purple pancakes
"...Do that multiplication, and that’s the kinda quantity you’re talking about...."

Oct. 10, 2018 Music Post by Tim Stegall

ACL Live Review: David Byrne
Subconscious free-flow behind primal, percussive rhythms
"...with only a small table and wooden chair, the Talking Head sat down and held up a model of..."

Oct. 6, 2018 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Playback: Everyone Keeps Asking Me for ACL Fest Passes
Here's why ...
"...out before all others. Expect a sea of banging heads cued by the opening riff to "Seek & Destroy."..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

David Byrne
"...multimodal project called Reasons to Be Cheerful, the onetime Talking Heads leader doesn't offer optimism so much as consoling..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Parquet Courts
"...underdog hunger and freshman humor (see "Freebird II"). Had Talking Heads stuck to art school bedrooms rather than exploring..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Kusama: Infinity
The colorful world of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama
" the artist, now 89, and various museum curator talking heads espousing her brilliance. “The system is set up..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Seeking Out Sardines
In which we visit a pair of prime dining spots for the tiny savories
"...may be obsolete by this point, and, look, we're talking about restaurants right now.)..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Food Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Infighting Continues at Tourism Commission
Commission moves on to the 12th round
"...that the convention center is oversubsidized, and we're not talking about better ways to apply those funds."..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

A New Jail for Travis County?
County moves forward with new women's building despite vote to delay and community outcry
"...Our tour then heads next door to the campus' newest and largest facility,..."

Sept. 7, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

The Cruz vs. O'Rourke Senate Race Explored in Run Like the Devil
Meet the men behind the campaigns
"...that lop-sided result (not least, as one of the talking heads in his documentary points out, the national Democrats'..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Night He Came to Fantastic Fest
Genre fest announces Halloween for opening night
"...min. After winning a competition, a women’s volleyball team heads home aboard their minibus. Forced to take a shortcut,..."

Aug. 22, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Ballad of Townes & Blaze
The twisted but not-so-tall tale of Van Zandt and Foley, Lonesome Dove meets Barfly
"...What West Texans is he talking about? Fort Worth is west of Arkansas maybe, but..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Features Feature by Sybil Rosen

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