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The National: Fury & Squalor
One night at the Moody down, two to come
"...“People love to sing about being alone together,” posited Matt Berninger before the National’s Austin City Limits..."

April 22, 2014 Music Post by Doug Freeman

ACL Live Shot: the National
Loving our age’s terror, dread, drama
"...The National delivers catharsis in the most traditional sense: a..."

Oct. 7, 2013 Music Post by Doug Freeman

ACL Live Review: The National
U2’s arena rock heirs get obtuse
"...“I’m not actually that tired,” joked the National frontman Matt Berninger after crawling on the ground..."

Oct. 13, 2018 Music Post by Dan Gentile

ACL Interview: The National
Not-so-moody frontman on touring, recording, and family
"...National frontman Matt Berninger opens up about the Brooklyn quintet’s..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Music Post by Doug Freeman

The National Film Board of Canada's Animation Festival
"...Monica T. Caldwell, Kathrine Schutzman and Nadarien. To celebrate their 50th anniversary of producing animated films, the National Film..."

Feb. 28, 1992 Movie Review by Nick Barbaro

The National Equality March: A Recap
Tensions abound after this weekend's National Equality March. The HRC and national reps on one side, the grassroots on the other.
"...For decades, Thornton Wilder’s Our Town has been the most produced play in the country. The play spoke..."

Oct. 13, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Frank J. Rivera

Scandalous: The True Story of the National Enquirer
The shocking history of America's sleaziest tabloid
"...This rollicking documentary about the rise and fall of America’s premier supermarket tabloid The..."

Nov. 15, 2019 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Cleve Jones: Co-Director of the National Equality March
"I hope you all saw Milk. It was an extremely important film. Just so you know how hot I used to be."
"...Cleve Jones has been an activist for the GLBT community for decades: fighting alongside Harvey Milk and..."

Oct. 13, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Frank J. Rivera

The National Texan?
The Texan Yanks Its Liberal Roots
"...The billboards around town proclaim, "It's not your same old..."

Aug. 29, 1997 News Column by Lee Nichols

ACL Interview: The National
5:30pm, AMD stage
"...At their 2010 taping for the Austin City Limits television show,..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

ACL Interview: The National, Part Two
Sunday, Oct. 13, 5:30pm, Lady Bird stage
"...The National frontman and lyricist Matt Berninger reveals the truth..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

The National Poetry Slam
Aug. 9-12 in Austin
"...This city last hosted the National Poetry Slam in 1998, to great acclaim. Since..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Arts Feature

Hightower Report: Limiting Rights at the National Conventions
New regulations are intended to suppress protest
"...One of the juiciest ironies of Tampa, Fla.'s newly minted law to..."

Aug. 3, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Common Law
The National Do Not Call Registry
"...that says if I sign up my phone with them, they can stop me from receiving any more telemarketing..."

Dec. 31, 2004 Column by Luke Ellis

The Big 12 South Ain't Nothing to Mess With
Texas Tech, Texas, and Oklahoma are all ranked in the Top 5 and have a shot at the National Championship
"...The Big 12 South is currently the toughest conference in..."

Nov. 21, 2008 Sports Post by Justin Sanders

The Threat to NEA Funding and Austin
How would the proposed cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts hit Austin? Hard.
"...art alive takes cash. Since its founding in 1965, the National Endowment for the Arts has supplied money to..."

April 28, 2017 Arts Feature by Katarina Brown

The Mighty Macs
This film tells the story of rookie basketball coach and future Hall of Famer Cathy Rush who led the women of Immaculata College to three consecutive national championships from 1972 to 1974.
"...So few are the inspirational sports movies for girls that this formulaic drama..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry
This nonpartisan documentary seeks to identify the sparks that made John Kerry and so many others of his generation so eager to serve their country.
"...George Butler. If you were thinking that Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry is just one more..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

'The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart'
The National Theatre of Scotland is back with this devilish mix of music and the supernatural
"...Was it not a Scotsman who warned us, "The best laid schemes o' mice an' men,/Gang aft agley"?..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Stopping the Nonsense
The No Nonsense campaign gears up to derail the national anti-gay crusade
"...former Austin state Rep. Glen Maxey is remarkably chipper these days...."

Oct. 7, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

McCoy the Top QB Ever? Talk to the Ghost of VY.
Colt poised to be the winningest college QB
"...Go ahead and say it. Everyone else will repeat the mantra this weekend and on through the end of..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Blood Simple: The Director's Cut
"...Dan Hedaya, Frances Mcdormand and John Getz. Back in the early Eighties when, film-wise at least, Texas was best..."

July 14, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Enemy of the State
"...him or hate him, Tony Scott only steals from the best. Enemy of the State is littered with echoes..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The End of the Confederacy at UT?
Will UT's Jefferson Davis statue finally be taken down?
"...As the national outcry over South Carolina's Confederate flag has grown..."

June 23, 2015 News Post by Mac McCann

First Playland, Now the World
Texecutioners finish out 2010 home season
"...It was the win the Texas Rollergirls needed: A 209-35 defeat of..."

Aug. 25, 2010 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

National Lampoon Takes Aim at SXSW
Exclusive: Comedy institution brings podcast for 50th anniversary
"...When it comes to comedy, there aren't many brands as famous as National Lampoon. Yet..."

Jan. 16, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Celebrate Memorial Day the Right Way
PBS concert honors fallen servicemen and women
"...reduced to "beachside barbecue, naps, and mattress sales." But there's so much more to it than that, and PBS..."

May 26, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

National Treasure
Odd casting and unimaginative, workmanlike direction make the painfully overlong National Treasure an exercise in mediocrity.
"...new extreme, this Disney-Michael Bay co-production is loaded to the gills with that producer’s innate love of car chases..."

Nov. 19, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

How Much Reform Is Enough in the Travis County District Attorney Race?
Incumbent D.A. Margaret Moore faces challengers from the left
"...could point to her aggressive reorganization and rebuilding of the D.A.'s Office, to her dramatic reduction in prosecutions of..."

Aug. 23, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Learning the Hard Way That Police and Democratic Socialists Rarely Mix
CLEAT alum Danny Fetonte's resignation from the Austin DSA raises questions for the local chapter
"...At their national conference in Chicago in early August, the Democratic..."

Oct. 13, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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