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The Paper
The chaos, confusion, and ongoing struggle that is involved in putting out a newspaper is well-captured in Howard's movie. Despite a melodramatic storyline, the texture rings true and the rapid-fire dialogue recalls screwball comedies from the Thirties.
"...Tomei, Randy Quaid, Robert Duvall, Jason Robards, Spalding Gray, Catherine O'Hara and Clint Howard. Early every morning for years,..."

April 1, 1994 Movie Review by Louis Black

The Paper Street Podcast Gives a Voice to the Indie Film Industry
With movie production in lockdown, try the sounds of Paper Street
"...If the podcast boom has proved one thing, it's that people..."

May 22, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: "Your Job Is to Get the Paper Out"
On the road from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, overwhelmed with wonder and the terrible history
"...Israel, I was unprepared. Overwhelmed with wonder – at the land, its history, its presence, my past, my ancestors,..."

Jan. 15, 2016 Column by Louis Black

Fantasia Review: The Paper Tigers
Aging kung fu comedy-drama hits sweet and funny
"...Martial arts movies have become serious business these days, with a lot of post-John Wick gun-fu. So..."

Sept. 4, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Paper Tigers
Adorable new look at the oldest martial art story
"...Uy, Ron Yuan, Mykel Shannon Jenkins, Roger Yuan and Matthew Page...."

May 7, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

You've Made the Paper Worse
"...Dear Editor, I'm a longtime reader of the Chronicle. Let me get right to the point. Most..."

Oct. 26, 2004 Postmarks

The Paper Trail
"...July 25, 1871: The Democratic Statesman begins publishing...."

July 11, 1997 News Feature

Paper Clips
It’s an only-in-America tale about kids in the Tennessee hamlet of Whitwell and their "paper clip project” – a teaching tool meant to help them comprehend the dimensions of the Holocaust – but it grew into something much, much more.
"...Directed by: Elliot Berlin and Joe Fab. The events depicted in Paper Clips are by turns heartwarming,..."

Feb. 18, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

We Have a Lot of History Here: The Austin Chronicle and Between the Lines
How Jeff Goldblum’s first starring role helped shape the paper we became
"...Between the Lines (1977). D: Joan Micklin Silver; with John Heard,..."

Aug. 2, 2019 Screens Feature by Nick Barbaro

Page One: Inside The New York Times
The slow death of print media and the often shambling efforts of newspapers to reinvent themselves is one of the main topics of this documentary.
"...Directed by: Andrew Rossi. When it came time for The New York Times to review this documentary, which provides..."

July 1, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Eye of the Media Storm
On the block, the Statesman fiddles while the industry burns
"...From his office atop the Bat Cave, the Austin American-Statesman's lakefront headquarters, new Publisher..."

March 6, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Paper Chairs Makes Theatre With a Little Lone Star Surregionalism
The Texas premiere of Will Arbery’s Plano play knows place like home
" that you don't realize it yet, citizen, but there's something about Plano that's definitely fucked up...."

Sept. 20, 2019 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

So Goes the Statesman
Daily paper awaits GateHouse revamp
"...A daily paper has been the heart of most American cities for..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Transmission Powers Paper Tiger
Austin promoters booking new San Antonio venue
"...Transmission Events, the concert promoters responsible for Fun Fun Fun Fest, Mohawk,..."

April 6, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Page Two: From Gutenburg to the Kindle
The 'Chronicle' adapts to new media realities
"...Slipping quickly from the mountains of last week's meditations on perception and reality..."

Oct. 7, 2011 Column by Louis Black

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

Page Two: Sitting on the Dock of the Bay Watching the Tide Roll Away
The Chronicle at 35
"..."The present-day composer refuses to die!"..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Column by Louis Black

Page Two: When I Write the Book
On luck, anarchy, and the narrative vagaries of life
"...Back in the old days, Austin's airport was not only at Mueller..."

Feb. 9, 2007 Column by Louis Black

The Book on Lance Letscher
What lies behind the buzz of Austin's hot collage artist
"...than buzz going on; he has mystique workin', too. The buzz comes from Letscher's art: poetic collages concocted from..."

June 25, 2004 Arts Feature by Madeline Irvine

Paper or Plastic?
A short, unreliable survey of the bag in recent cinema
"...teenager Jason "Igby" Slocumb Jr. attempting to suffocate his mother, Mimi, with a plastic bag. Here's an interesting piece..."

June 6, 2008 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Page Two: For the Fun of It
Reminiscing on 25 years of 'The Austin Chronicle' and looking forward to what's next
"...those issues published seeming as just a single issue; the one finished and ahead of us is just a..."

Sept. 8, 2006 Column by Louis Black

I Hope You Bought It for the Article...
All the Nudes That Fit
"...People ask what I do. I say write. They ask what. I say articles. They ask where. I..."

May 12, 1995 Features Feature by Spike Gillespie

The Gay Place: It's Aliiive!
You can't keep a Gay Place down; just ask Sarah Marloff
"...back. Had I any idea that my betters at The Austin Chronicle intended to continue my column after my..."

Jan. 20, 2016 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

The Golf Cart Story
The oral history of the Great Chronicle Lakeway Golf Cart Raid
"...Jody Denberg: The Chronicle had these annual parties where they'd rent these..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature by Jordan Smith

Into the Woods With New Austin Animation When You Get to the Forest
Austin animator Eric Power takes a strange and beautiful adventure in new feature When You Get to the Forest
"...Filmmaking can be a lonely process. Cut paper animation – the painstaking process of moving pieces of..."

July 8, 2022 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Page Three: How the Sausage Gets Made
A few words on the Day Without a Woman strike
"...I'm putting the finishing touches on this column on Tuesday, the day..."

March 10, 2017 Column by Kimberley Jones

The Fantastic and Utterly Disreputable History of the Bevy of Sin Known as Guy Town
Before downtown Austin had the Warehouse District, it had the Whorehouse District: a notorious neighborhood of brothels and fandango houses called Guy Town.
"...tanked in sophisticated company. You head on down to the Warehouse District, and plop yourself at any one of..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Ian Quigley

Getting the Joke
Comedy isn't the funny business it was in the Eighties, what with fewer clubs and audiences burned out by comedy on cable and hack comics. Seven Austin comics discuss the current state of stand-up in a round-table discussion.
"...April is the cruelest month for the Austin comedy scene. That's the..."

June 30, 2000 Arts Feature

Chronicle News Editor Changing of the Guard
Outro Chase Hoffberger, intro Mike Clark-Madison
"...print edition might have noticed a curious something in the staff box of this week’s issue. It was an..."

Oct. 18, 2018 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Quote of the Week: Debbie Hiott
Austin American-Statesman's editor on her decision to leave the paper
" her staff her acceptance of a buyout from the new owners, GateHouse Media..."

Aug. 31, 2018 News Column

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