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The Nest
Pretense and aspiration collapse in this dour relationship drama
"...C. Ross summed it up as "U" and "non-U" (the U standing for upper class), with the argument that..."

Sept. 18, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Out of the Nest: Taylor Jacobson Graduates
Armani Exchange Hires Taylor Jacobson
"...For fans of The Rachel Zoe Project who fretted over what would become..."

March 16, 2010 Design Post by Anne Harris

Abandoning the Nest
Hurt by the state's inadequate incentives program, Texas film crews take flight
"...Filming of There Will Be Blood near Marfa was in its second..."

May 23, 2008 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Won't Leave the Nest
Singing AMN's Praises
"...Then came testimonials from musicians, including Cherilyn Fielding, a young..."

May 21, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff

Cheaper by the Dozen
Cheaper comedy dozen't add up.
"...Piper Perabo and Hilary Duff. You might think it’s the new ad campaign for Planned Parenthood, however most advertisements..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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

Speaking of the Dead
To mark the Grateful Dead's final performances this weekend, a look back on the band's local history
"...Austin receives no such shout-out in "Truckin'," the Grateful Dead's highest-charting single of the Seventies. The psychedelic..."

July 3, 2015 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Getting on the KUTting Edge
Austin NPR affiliate's lofty goals aim well beyond the status quo
"...general manager J. Stewart Vanderwilt began "serious" discussions about the future of the station, Austin's primary public broadcasting outlet...."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

The Sauce Boss
Lauri Raymond looks back on – and forward to – the life and times of SASS dressing
"...son, Ben Raymond-Henshaw, was born at home at 1:22pm. The exact time of the birth of Sisters & Brothers..."

June 11, 2004 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
The third book of Stieg Larsson's addictive Swedish trilogy is now onscreen.
"...amid much speculation and consternation, was finally named as the luckless actor cast to play Lisbeth Salander, the heroine..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies
This French box-office sensation is a send-up of Sixties spy films.
" apparently insatiable public appetite for seriously dumb humor, the comparatively sophisticated yuks of Airplane! and The Naked Gun..."

Oct. 3, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Kill the Killer Ants Naturally
"...Dear Editor, Since we live in the "Land of Fire Ants," thought this killer remedy would..."

March 31, 2004 Postmarks

The Perfect Nanny
French cuckoo-in-the-nest thriller is rarely as good as its lead
"...a true-life crime in New York in 2012 – The Perfect Nanny taps into a very particular kind of..."

March 27, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Hole in the Ground
Something evil in the Irish countryside
"...The myth of the changeling – of the child taken..."

March 1, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Artist
It's a silent, black-and-white film for the 21st century, full of coy delights.
"...goofy and inspired French spy satire OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies appeared out of nowhere back in 2006..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The American
George Clooney stars in this thoughtful thriller from the director of Control, the biopic about Joy Division's Ian Curtis.
"...Directed by: Anton Corbijn. Starring: George Clooney, Violante Placido, Thekla Reuten, Johan Leysen and Paolo Bonacelli. It’s billed as..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Last Song
Miley Cyrus steps out of her Hannah Montana comfort zone to play a rebellious teen in this Nicholas Sparks melodrama.
"...waves goodbye to her Hannah Montana tween-star identity with The Last Song, the latest Nicholas Sparks-penned romance to be..."

April 2, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Magdalene Sisters
A grim and unmistakable masterpiece of bleak, black sorrow.
"...Duff, Eileen Walsh, Dorothy Duffy and Geraldine McEwan. Pity the poor Catholic Church. As if things haven’t been tough..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Pokémon: The Movie
"...that we had our last encounter with Pokémania of the cinematic kind. Now, eight months later we have the..."

July 21, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Terrorist
"...Vishnu Vardhan and Ayesha Dharkar. Breathtakingly gorgeous but ultimately thematically unsatisfying, this Indian film is a resolutely non-Bollywood take..."

April 21, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Blast From the Past
" Calvin Webber learned to stop worrying and love the bomb shelter. Ex Cal Tech professor Calvin Webber (Walken)..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Eat Local, Help the Earth on April 22
Supporting environmental nonprofits is as easy as eating lunch
"...Earth Day, April 22, presents Austinites with yet another chance to vote with their dollars. Local businesses across..."

April 21, 2014 Food Post by Melanie Haupt

The AggreGAYtor: June 18
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...real, four states get heard, and Texas parents get the shaft, as your AggreGAYtor wishes Tywin Lannister a happy..."

June 18, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

The AggreGAYtor: June 10
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Reactionaries bring the crazy, kindergartners bring the kindness, and Broadway brings the..."

June 10, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Lake Austin Spa Resort
Learn to adapt fatty recipes into less-lethal versions
"...As my 18-year-old daughter prepares to leave the nest for college, she has repeatedly asked for one..."

May 20, 2011 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

The Luv Doc: Normally a Dog Lover
The personal grooming equivalent of buying a crotch rocket
"...werewolf. Now hold on, just hear me out. In the last four months he has been growing hair in..."

July 31, 2020 Column by The Luv Doc

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Is a Metal Band Now
Stubb’s appearance showcases thrash aptitude
"...Once underdogs, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard’s triumphant moment has arrived. The Aussie septet’s..."

Sept. 5, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Local Designer Looks to Perfect the Modern Storage Container
Rebecca Finell’s Zip Top Kickstarter raises over $1 million
"...The Zip Top Kickstarter campaign has already raised $1 million..."

Nov. 1, 2018 Food Post by Melanie Laporte

Bonus Bill of the Week: My Favorite Waste of Time
Time-wasting legislation is in the eye of the beholder
"...There are many contenders for worst bill in Texas, but..."

Feb. 4, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Hightower Report
Thank your local family farmer; and the military sets up camp in our schools.
"...bring us such a bounty of good food, for they've become endangered species in the Brave New AgWorld of..."

Nov. 29, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

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