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The Switch
Jennifer Aniston does the turkey-baster thing with a donor's sperm, but seven years later the joke is on her.
"...Elrod. Hollywood's biological clock must be ticking something fierce. The Switch is the third artificial-insemination romantic comedy of the..."

Aug. 20, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Perfectly Barked Barbecue and Unlimited Hush Puppies at the Switch
The restaurant just off Highway 290 also serves up phenomenal peach cobbler
"...a student at Dripping Springs High School, and in the intervening years, I have enjoyed many a plate of..."

June 21, 2019 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Flicking the Switch
An interview with New York playwright and director Richard Maxwell, who has developed a following for his work featuring painstakingly realistic language rendered onstage by actors who move, speak, and sing seemingly without expression.
"...plays, for which he also composes original music. Over the last several years, this New York City theatre artist..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Arts Feature by Steve Moore

Flip the Switch
"...The phone is already ringing. Who? "Somebody with the Rolling..."

Oct. 31, 1997 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Throw the Switch
City Planners Consider Options on the Seaholm Power Plant
"...Watson sounded unusually chipper last week as he discussed the many reuse possibilities for the old Seaholm Power Plant...."

March 2, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Where to Feed the Guy Who Wrote the Book on Meat
Visiting author Bruce Aidells goes to Stiles Switch Barbecue
"...old buddy Bruce Aidells was in town appearing at the Texas Book Festival and he contacted me about getting..."

Oct. 30, 2012 Food Post by Mick Vann

Highlander II: The Quickening
"...Christopher Lambert, Virginia Madsen, Michael Ironside and Sean Connery. The original Highlander (1986) is one of those films that..."

Nov. 8, 1991 Movie Review by Louis Black

We Have an Issue: The News About News
Meet the News team
"...A few months back, then-Assistant News Editor Maggie Q. Thompson and staff writer Austin..."

May 12, 2023 Column by Kimberley Jones

How Art the Clown Became a Horror Icon
Slasher epic Terrifier 2 breaks all the rules, but director Damien Leone is just telling the story he wants to tell
"...It's been called the first slasher epic, but that wasn't Damien Leone's intention..."

Sept. 23, 2022 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Hightower Report
The real stink in Flint, Michigan's water scandal
"...The tap water in Flint, Michigan, is not the only..."

Feb. 19, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

Sourcing 'The Signal'
William Eubank flips the switch
"...writer/director William Eubank to describe his new science-fiction puzzle, The Signal, and he thinks of a Russian nesting doll...."

June 13, 2014 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Football Prophecies
NFL week one
"...The Football Prophecies foretell the outcomes of each week’s slate..."

Sept. 6, 2012 Sports Post by Russ Espinoza

Bedside Manner: Taking It to the Couch
Book Learnin' for Gamers. What's Missing Here?
"...In which I tell the reader why I don’t read in the bedroom, why..."

Nov. 22, 2010 Books Post by James Renovitch

The Daily Hustle: 11/5/10
Public meeting for new Animal Services Officer
"...pretty special. Not only is it being ghostwritten for the first time by the Hustle Intern (Mr. Hustle is..."

Nov. 5, 2010 News Post by Eric Pickhartz

McCracken Hits the Campaign Circuit
Mayor Pro Tem announces run at solar panel plant, but Leffingwell supporters still wax sunny
"...Brewster McCracken flipped the switch on the 2009 mayoral race with his official..."

Dec. 8, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Q&A: The Dicks’ Gary Floyd Talks Lifelong Creativity Ahead of Austin Art Exhibition
Maybe We'll See Butterflies opens tomorrow at Prizer Arts & Letters
"...exhibition opening, but won't stay on screen too long. The pioneering punk bandleader says that could be cheesy...."

June 10, 2022 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Sweet Ritual Weathers the Pandemic With More Products, More Sustainability
Living the ice cream dream
"...Ringing in 10 years in the vegan ice cream game, Amelia Raley, owner of Sweet..."

Sept. 17, 2021 Food Feature by Alexandra Detmar

Stripping Out the Propaganda: Dominic Cooke on The Courier
The director pays tribute to forgotten heroes of the Cold War
"...Cooke is now fluent in both. He laughs at the old joke that one big difference between them is..."

March 26, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Why Sarah Elaine Smith Writes the Way She Does
The author of Marilou Is Everywhere tells the full story
"...compelling missing girl mystery and delicately nudged it to the corner of the frame to focus instead on a..."

Oct. 23, 2019 Arts Post by Kimberley Jones

Molly Burch Finds the Love in Pop
Singer/songwriter puts the guitar down for the follow-up to her acclaimed debut
"...her guitar down to emphasize one moonlit ballad in the full-band set. Now, behind a debut headlining tour for..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Breaking the Ice With Iceage
“Difficult” singer Elias Bender Rønnenfelt isn’t
"...Iceage, maintains a well-publicized distaste for music writers. After The Fader named him “Rock’s Most Difficult Frontman,” I had..."

May 24, 2018 Music Post by Isabella Castro-Cota

SXSW Panel Recap: Immerse Yourself: AR & VR in Museums and the Arts
An odd juxtaposition of VR experience and expert panel
"...I attended the "Immerse Yourself: AR and VR in Museums and the..."

March 16, 2018 SXSW Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Government Inspector at Mary Moody Northen Theatre
The St. Edward's University Theatre Department delivers Gogol's Russian satire with gigagags at top speed
"...course. And a satire is a satire – but there's no clever TV theme song to continue this motif...."

Feb. 19, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

The Post Office
Austin's indie A/V boutique Stuck On On gets movies across the finish line
"...a world of glass and light. It exists on the top floors of skyscrapers; it exudes an air of..."

Oct. 28, 2011 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Beside the Point
Council cools its jets in post-SXSW haze
"...hipsters at day parties, you gotta be relieved that's the case. When our staunch, if not sober, public officials..."

March 21, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Grudge Match: 'MVP 06: NCAA Baseball' vs. 'MLB 06: The Show' for the PS2
"...The debate over whether professional or collegiate sports is more..."

April 26, 2006 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Richard Linklater's Memories of the Moon in Apollo 10½
The filmmaker's childhood in space race-era Houston recalled through Austin-made animation
"...How do you get to the moon? Well, first, you have to decide to go...."

March 25, 2022 Screens Feature 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

Getting a Read on the State of Anti-State Bookstores
Brave New Books and Monkeywrench Books keep thinking outside the mainstream
"...Around the turn of the century, Slacker-era Austin was on its..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Arts Feature by Taylor Prewitt

The Flip Side
In Poor Shadows of Elysium's Richard II, a coin makes all the difference in what you see
"...The stars of Poor Shadows of Elysium's production of Richard..."

Feb. 22, 2013 Arts Feature by Jillian Owens

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