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UT Grad Seeks Crowdfunding for Foodie Fantasy
Former banking attorney wants to manufacture retro kitchen gadget
"...my knuckles countless times,” she recalls. Her ingenious hand-cranked tool includes a grating drum as well as wheels for..."

Aug. 29, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Lake Bell Is 'In a World' of Her Own
Sound studios, trailer voiceovers and high-speed rivalries
"...said, "I always say, therapy is the greatest writing tool ever, and therapy is the greatest writing tool ever...."

Aug. 22, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Painting Ron Jeremy Again & Again & Again
Three of the same portraits. On commission. Thanks to marijuana.
"...So: Ron Jeremy – ‘The Hedgehog’ – as motivational tool? (Dare we even use a word like tool in..."

July 31, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Now You See Me
This magicians' caper film has a good cast but very little else hidden up its sleeve.
"...if the Steadicam were another device in the magicians’ tool belt. A clear sense of space and sleight-of-hand is..."

June 7, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Five Questions for Jim James
My Morning Jacket captain talks 'Light,' 'Sound' & 'God'
"...matter of trying to look at technology as a tool and not a way of life. I think it’s..."

May 3, 2013 Music Post by Doug Freeman

It's Not Easy Being Green
The city's Office of Sustainability is still trying to find a sustainable mission
"...for: Athens will apply the STAR Community Index (Sustainability Tools for Assessing and Rating Communities, a voluntary matrix for..."

April 5, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

The Taco PUD
Zilker neighbors have beef with condo tower
"...single parcel and one common zoning, it's simply a tool to avoid any other restrictions. It's a tool to..."

March 8, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

A Place at the Table
The issue of hunger in America is on the menu in this stirring documentary.
"...is bound up with agricultural subsidies, a New Deal tool devised to help individual farmers, but in the present..."

March 1, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Going Places
By merging technology and old-school community-building, Heyride just may revolutionize how you get from here to there
"...In other words, the technology is just a tool. In the hands of Facebook – whose business model..."

Nov. 23, 2012 Screens Feature by Dan Solomon

The Sessions
A sex therapist helps a man living in an iron lung experience human intimacy; John Hawkes and Helen Hunt keep things from becoming prurient.
"...– relying on his noggin as his only expressive tool – is sure to be noticed among year-end award-givers...."

Nov. 9, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Eco: Beyond the Burlap Bag
Environmentalists ponder how to mainstream eco-culture
"...14, 2011) for the Texas launch of a new tool that he hopes will sway some minds. The Bay..."

Oct. 10, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Dredd
Rebooted, and in 3-D.
"...have you rooting for the (let’s face it) fascist tool Dredd and his scary-smart partner. It’s a win-win situation..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Ambassador
With daring, gonzo filmmaking, this documentary film penetrates the blood-diamond trade in the Central African Republic.
"...as to whether The Ambassador might be an effective tool in combatting the tyranny and continentwide predation that make..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Savages
Oliver Stone’s movie is volatile, nasty, hypnotic, gory, and nearly irrestible – at least when the young 'uns aren't onscreen.
"...kidnapped by Elena’s minions and held as a bargaining tool. Travolta complicates things as a crooked DEA official whose..."

July 6, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Alchemies of Anatomy
Choreographer-performer Rosalyn Nasky has a penchant for details
"...With regard to the reflexive quality of the dancer's tool, the body, I wonder if Nasky's height and lankness..."

June 22, 2012 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

This Week's Waste of Time
A few of the 1,400 games made for Ludum Dare
"...that help and hinder your progress. The game's creation tool isn't terribly user friendly, but the very inclusion of..."

April 27, 2012 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Bully
The documentary Bully is devastatingly effective when it comes to putting faces on harassed children and giving them a voice.
"...means for his film to serve as a teaching tool in schools, and its depiction alone of the parents'..."

April 13, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Gloria Gaynor Will Survive
Q&A with SXSW Music panelist/disco queen Gloria Gaynor
"...could use the right to terminate as a negotiating tool...."

March 5, 2012 Music Post by Greg Beets

Sixth Sense
Neighbors, business owners, and the city are all searching for the future of East Sixth Street
"...crossover. Indeed, that fact provides new operators with a tool for their conquest: City code allows current CS-1 (the..."

Feb. 24, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

To Serve Man
Briggo: an Austin company at the crossroads of taste, technology, and social interaction
"...in honor of my grandfather's company, the Briggs Machine Tool Company of Syracuse, New York."..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Food Feature by MM Pack

'Chronicle' Endorsements and Election Info
Our recommendations for the Nov. 8 election
"...Comment: TIFs are already a municipal tool; this would extend bonding authority to counties. There is..."

Nov. 4, 2011 News Feature

'Chronicle' Endorsements and Election Info
Our recommendations for the Nov. 8 election
"...Comment: TIFs are already a municipal tool; this would extend bonding authority to counties. There is..."

Oct. 21, 2011 News Feature

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil
This is the rare horror comedy that near-perfectly balances its blend of grue, guffaws, and gag reflexes.
"...of two years. Why? Possibly because it's the sharpest tool in a Camp Crystal Lake shedful of rusty remakes..."

Sept. 30, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

TDH: 8/16/11
Wind power, Downtown parking debate and other renewable resources
"...funds for development of a “Web-based Historical Survey Web tool project,” a component of City Council’s recent tweaks to..."

Aug. 16, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

New Crime Tracker Debuts
DIY crime-tracking coming to a neighborhood near you
"...Sharing service to provide Austin residents with a new tool for tracking neighborhood – or citywide – crime. (The..."

July 8, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Two Wheels, 236 New Miles
Austin unveils new bicycle map in time for Bike to Work Week
"...miles of coverage to 486. It's a very handy tool for both newbie and experienced cyclists, with color-coded markings..."

May 20, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

TDH: 5/10/11
On Council agenda: Historic tax abatements, Holly decommission & more
"...of Government to develop a Sustainable Communities Analytics Software Tool. “This tool will provide computerized cross-functional performance modeling of..."

May 10, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Eat Mor Crow
Boycotts are a successful strategy for our community. But for how long?
"...proven in the past year to be a successful tool to change a corporation's donations practice...."

Feb. 10, 2011 Qmmunity Post by Frank J. Rivera

Page Two: Quotation Nation
Taking issue with citations
"...the root of all evil? ... Money is a tool of exchange, which can't exist unless there are goods..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Column by Louis Black

Killing Is Guns' Purpose
"...its sole purpose. “But a gun is just a tool, like a hammer,” or so the argument goes. True,..."

June 21, 2010 Postmarks

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