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The Daily Hustle: 11/15/10
No time like the present(ation)
"...With only three regular meetings left for the year, City Council's plainly entered the “Oh shit –..."

Nov. 15, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Mighty Finn
AFS Essential Cinema presents the Chilly Humorist of Finland: Aki Kaurismäki
"...Nikander the garbageman is typical of the characters that populate the..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Point Austin: Meet the Republicans
The Republicans hold their convention while licking their wounds
"...Whatever you think of their politics, the Repub­licans generally find ways to be entertaining...."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Column by Michael King

More From the Floor
Chelsea Clinton makes it to the convention
"...9:11pm: Wah? Just named to the permanent committee on resolutions: Council member Sheryl Cole and..."

June 6, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

How a Collaboration Between Roky Erickson and Doug Sahm Became Part of the Blueprint for Punk Rock
Chapter one of the Austin Punk Chronicles concludes with two local legends setting the stage for a global music revolution
"...As Roky Erickson's live solo debut loomed at the grand opening of the Ritz on October 18, 1974..."

Aug. 9, 2019 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

A War on Passivity: Rick Alverson and Tye Sheridan Climb The Mountain
The confrontational director challenges audiences to work once again
"..."Bloated, pacified bodies, fed on a steady diet of anasthesia." Rick Alverson is blunt in his description of his..."

Aug. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

New Documentary Shows the Beauty of the Border, and the Perils of a Barrier
The River and the Wall captures a wilderness without divisions
"...The idea of building a border wall between the U.S...."

May 3, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Behind the Wheel With Documentary The Gentleman Driver
The world of millionaire endurance racers in The Gentleman Driver
"...Motor racing is a business, but new documentary The Gentleman Driver takes its name from the sport’s last..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival: 10 Things We Learned From the Writers of Infinity War
Marvel scribes Markus and McFeely stay spoiler-free
"...scriptwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely who have done the most to shape Marvel’s Cinematic Universe...."

Nov. 1, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Many Projects of Lawrence Wright
From TV to the stage the local writer has been busy
"...The Looming Tower Hulu series digs into the lead-up to..."

April 13, 2018 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Banicki

The Half-Century Psych of Shiva's Headband
13th Floor Elevators weren't the only local psych act exploring Austin's outer limits – and still doing so
"...There have been bands skirting around the edges of city..."

Dec. 1, 2017 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more
"...readers, your wait to learn who will be attending the literary banquet of the year is over. The Texas..."

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Tortilla Strip
A trio of taco joints spice up midtown
"...tacos. Ann Richards ate tacos; Molly Ivins did too. They inspired one of Willie Nelson’s most poignant love songs...."

Oct. 24, 2013 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Notes from the Qui Media Preview
Print journalists and bloggers socialize at communal tables
"...raw fish, and my palate is better suited for other flavor profiles. However, I was not about to turn..."

June 12, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Habesha Celebrates the Best of Ethiopian Cuisine
Friendly newcomers share Ethiopian food and hospitality
"...Habesha Restaurant and Bar is the newest addition to the small number of African restaurants..."

Jan. 26, 2013 Food Post by Angela Shelf Medearis

Alamo South Pulls Out All the Stops For Closing Bash
Cramming everything you love about the Drafthouse into one night
"...and foreign fare, merci beaucoup? Can't get enough of them genre kicks? Whatever you are, whatever you love, the..."

Dec. 19, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The LuvDoc's Celebrity Corner
An interview with Rachel McGruder, Asst. Events Manager
"...Rachel McGruder and I used to work in the same office, but for "different companies." The preceding quotations..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Chronolog Post by The Luv Doc

A Quarrel With the Status Quo
Charlie Baird on criminal justice, equity, and the Travis County D.A.
"...Charlie Baird: Well, I'll tell you, honestly – and the reason I'm hesitant is because I think it sounds..."

Jan. 20, 2012 News Feature

Nik Wallenda: Life on the Wire
In which we send an aerialist to talk to a stuntman. Whoa.
"...[From the Editor: Last week, aerialist Raven Hinojosa spoke with tight-rope..."

May 19, 2011 Arts Post by Raven Hinojosa

The 'Tease That Binds
The Texas Burlesque Festival builds community among those who are hip to the strip
"...a hook – that little something unique that snags the audience. It can be a shake or a shimmy..."

April 15, 2011 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

The 'It' Perspective
Photographer Fritz Henle seen through the lens of Austin image-maker Matthew Fuller
"...In "Fritz Henle: In Search of Beauty," the Harry Ransom Center has shone a spotlight on a..."

June 12, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

You’ve Got a Friend in the Alternative Softball League
Making friends and havin' babies
"...There has always been something about SXSW for me that..."

March 27, 2009 Sports Post by Mike Crissey

Tragedy on the Border
AFS Documentary Tour| Kieran Fitzgerald|The Ballad of Esequiel Hernandez|Tommy Lee Jones
"...You may detect something familiar about Kieran Fitzgerald's doc, The Ballad of Esequiel Hernandez, and Tommy Lee Jones' directorial..."

June 6, 2008 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Texans vs. Colts: the Game Plan
"...The game plan for the Houston Texans is relatively straightforward:..."

Sept. 24, 2007 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

Beside the Point
Multiple proposals come before council to preserve housing affordability near Downtown
"...What works east of I-35 doesn't always survive the trek west. We're not talking about a West Enfield..."

Jan. 12, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Meet the New Neighbors
A fugitive sect of Mormon polygamists is building a home – and an end-time temple – in the West Texas town of Eldorado
"...The town of Eldorado, Texas, seat of Schleicher County, flanks..."

July 29, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

A Place at the Long Table
The complex, nuanced, unmistakable taste of Juneteenth, 139 years later
"...peas, roasted red peppers, cornmeal, tofu, and cookbooks through the merchant's pavilion, past the barbecue stands, and into the..."

June 17, 2005 Food Feature by Toni Tipton-Martin

Spotting the Rare Cheap Rental
The history and habits of a not-quite-extinct-yet Austin species
"...of agaves and redbud? That's where I live. That's the house I'll be leaving soon. I write to deliver..."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Michael Erard

Waking the Dead
Okkervil River's Will Sheff and Centro-matic's Will Johnson find common ground.
"...It's not so hot that you notice, really, but the ants in Oakwood Cemetery are unbearable. It's almost as..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

The Cult of Ray
Ray Benson steps out from behind the Wheel.
"...Everybody knows Ray Benson: the big guy with the big hat, booming baritone, and..."

July 18, 2003 Music Feature by Joe Nick Patoski

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