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Last Week in Live Music: Elton John, Tom Morello, Blackillac, and More
"...Emily Wolfe at Scoot Inn on December 13, 2018..."

Dec. 19, 2018 Photo Gallery

Madagascar
Gently amusing stuff, sure, but nothing terribly inspiring in this animated tale of zoo animals heading back to the wild.
"...Directed by: Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath. If anybody bothered to ask movie critics, we’d..."

May 27, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

In the Shadow of the Moon
This documentary is a cheery restorative that recalls hazy memories of America's finest, boldest hour, when we went to the moon, again and again.
"...born of not only fearless test pilots who displayed Tom Wolfe's innate sense of "the right stuff" but also..."

Sept. 21, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tales of the Rat Fink
Ron Mann's Tales of the Rat Fink is an ebullient survey of Ed "Big Daddy" Roth's life that revs along with the zest a souped-up hot rod.
"...life here in ways never achieved on paper by Tom Wolfe in his first book of essays, Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Genius
Editor Maxwell Perkins and author Thomas Wolfe collaborate in biopic
"...“A writer like Tom, I get once in a lifetime,” the editor Maxwell..."

June 24, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

New York Stories: Landmark Writing from Four Decades of 'New York Magazine'
Wherever there's a zeitgeist, New York magazine will be there
"...as any surprise that, in an anthology that includes Tom Wolfe's seminal piece "The 'Me' Decade," again and again..."

Nov. 14, 2008 Books Review by Kimberley Jones

Book Reviews
"...it goes without saying that her teachers are clueless automatons...."

March 26, 1999 Books Review

The New New Journalism: Conversations on Craft With America's Best Non-Fiction Writers
When Tom Wolfe's introduction to The New Journalism' appeared in the 1970s, did he anticipate the semantic fallout his term would create?
"...Vintage, 304 pp., $13.95 (paper) When Tom Wolfe's introduction to The New Journalism appeared in the..."

March 11, 2005 Books Review by Belinda Acosta

Playing Through
The reason we need to explore the heavens is the same reason we need to sing arias and write poetry and hit baseballs – to transcend our lesser selves
"...a battle for morale at home and image abroad," Tom Wolfe recently wrote in The New York Times. However,..."

July 24, 2009 Column by Thomas Hackett

Postscripts
The Buzz on Bagging
"...20, December 17), Norman Mailer begins a review of Tom Wolfe's A Man in Full by "offering" a long..."

Dec. 11, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

Playing Through
If hot-rodders can still remake battered old cars into things of brazen beauty, the rest of us can get to work remaking America into something equally bold and brave
"...First things first: The women who go to custom car shows are still major babes. For some of..."

Jan. 23, 2009 Column by Thomas Hackett

Why I Read ...
"...are also writers, like Jesse Sublett, Marion Winik, and Tom Doyal. But casting the net a bit further among..."

Jan. 8, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
Academy Award-winning documentarian Alex Gibney puts the famed journalist, icon, and myth Hunter S. Thompson before his lens and comes away with a telling portrait of the man and his era.
"...– including former President Jimmy Carter, fellow rebel journalist Tom Wolfe, and, best of all, conservative icon (and loyal..."

July 4, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Kar Gawk
Ron Mann's adventurous RIP for hotrod artist and icon Ed Roth
"...narrates his life from heaven. Jay Leno's in there, Tom Wolfe, Matt Groening, Ann-Margret, Billy Gibbons, Robert Williams –..."

March 10, 2006 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Original Sin
"...job here, at any rate, than he did adapting Tom Wolfe's Bonfire of the Vanities, or one even less..."

Aug. 3, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Breaking the Waves
"...Lars von Trier's stunning English-language debut reminds me of Tom Wolfe's statement that few artists find their calling because..."

Dec. 27, 1996 Movie Review by Russell Smith

A Man of No Importance
"...the bus” became one of the guiding mantras in Tom Wolfe's novel The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. Taken both..."

Feb. 17, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Buckman in the Aisles!
These are the people in your grocery store
"...person, which is probably why this post smacks of Tom Wolfe's exclamatory journo style … I know, I say,..."

May 22, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

2001 Texas Book Festival Schedule
"...Stanley Marcus. With special guests David R. Farmer & Tom Wolfe..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Books Feature

Unacknowledged Legislation: Writers in the Public Sphere
"...to call for whipping jackasses like Norman Podhoretz and Tom Wolfe.) This range of coverage is even more notable..."

March 23, 2001 Books Review by Tim Walker

Things They Used to Do
Dick Holland assesses two Texas journalists, Gary Cartwright and Jan Reid, whose new collections of articles possess a cautionary wisdom, the kind you acquire when you court danger and danger provides you with a keen view of what lies beyond.
"...of the magazine revolution called New Journalism. At Esquire, Tom Wolfe was popularizing American Studies, with exclamations added; Harper's,..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Books Feature by Dick Holland

Zigal Excerpted
"...Some things that Tom Zigal says simply need to see the light of..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Books Feature by Dick Holland

Box Sets/Reissues
The Disco Box
"...the time -- but the overall effect of the tome is a glaze not unlike a 5am bad coke..."

April 9, 1999 Music Feature

Exhibitionism
Altamont Now: Maybe Later
"...him into a kind of mandroid. In something like Tom Wolfe's Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test with a dash of..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Arts Review

A Good Time to Be Lawrence Wright
With new book God Save Texas, The Looming Tower series on Hulu, and his play Cleo at the Alley, Lawrence Wright is the man of the moment
"...and music are my two passions and both are bottomless. There's no way to get to the end. There's..."

April 13, 2018 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Banicki

Fantastic Fest: Roger and Julie Corman Lifetime Achievement Award
The king and queen of the Bs get the royal treatment.
"...star-struck Tim League sporting, as Mitchell noted, an old Tom Wolfe suit. Absolutely fantastic...."

Sept. 25, 2010 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

UT Professor Emeritus William H. Goetzmann Dies
Goetzmann was awarded a Pulitzer in 1966 for his American West studies
"...attended Yale University for graduate school, where he met Tom Wolfe, who presented the Texas Book Festival's lifetime achievement..."

Sept. 8, 2010 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Page Two: Love, Grace, and Tears
Borne aloft by Jefferson Airplane
"...a time four decades back, about today, and about tomorrow. Lost in Myself and My World..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Column by Louis Black

The Unknown Terrorist
Flanagan deals with the interface of race and class in Australia using brutality the same way Tom Wolfe used humor in The Bonfire of the Vanities to deal with it in America
"...and class in Australia using brutality the same way Tom Wolfe used humor in The Bonfire of the Vanities..."

April 13, 2007 Books Review by Richard Whittaker

Kars: The Movie
Ron Mann on 'Tales of the Rat Fink'
"...and almost ridiculously entertaining. It's the story of legendary automotive artist and SoCal mainstay Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, who,..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

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