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Tale of a Tale Spinner
How a ballplayer, a piano player, beatnik poetry, and Lubbock made Terry Allen an epic storyteller.
"...and hemophiliac, to the saga of the soldiers in Torso Hell, blown quite literally to pieces in Vietnam but..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Highlander III: The Final Dimension
"...of the evil Kain (Van Peebles, and what the hell is he doing in this film anyway?), the next-to-last..."

Feb. 3, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Volere, Volare
"...special kinks: a gourmet chef who decorates her nude torso as a giant cake; nerdy, voyeuristic twin architects in..."

April 30, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Terry Allen: A Discography
"...Torso Hell (1988): "Radio movie" about mutilated Vietnam vets, developed..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Burnt Money
"...and Angel sporting a fresh new hole in his torso, the duo, along with wheelman Cuervo (Echarri) and his..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

'The Main Treatment Options'
Short Story Contest: First place
"...of my pocket and swallowed them – what the hell – and went about stirring the rice...."

Feb. 4, 2011 Books Feature by Katie F. Perry

I Am the Resurrection
Ignore Jim Morrison - do not cancel your subscription to the resurrection, because Roky Erickson is Lazarus unbound.
"...with a big, shiny, silver Gibson strapped across his torso, truly and sincerely fellow music faithful, he was Lazarus..."

March 10, 2006 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Whenever We're Opened
Mortician-for-a-night, Wayne Alan Brenner ponders life as he faces death.
"...lot of wood, a lot of drapery. Somber as hell...."

Oct. 22, 1999 Features Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Coach's Corner
"...I can't honestly say what started me down this Hell's Highway. Was it the sarcastic goading of the food..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

The Ballad of Davy Jones
Hickoids guitarist keeps breathing
"...comes alive and our mental doors fly open with hell's host of diseases unleashed, shrieking harpies leading a parade..."

May 22, 2015 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

'Slap Noir'
BigBoy Medlin's dark comic novel of West Texas: an excerpt
"..."So, what the hell happened here, Detect­ive Marsh?" Chief Blackstock glanced at the..."

July 18, 2014 Arts Feature by James BigBoy Medlin

Fun Fun Fun Lists
"...TV Torso (Fri., 12:30pm, Orange stage) Matt Oliver's Sound Team, version..."

Nov. 4, 2011 Music Feature

Forever Smokey
Smokey Robinson smokes the Paramount's 95th Anniversary Gala
"...and hoofed it on light legs and a firm torso. And when the Motor City native tells a Stevie..."

May 16, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Dark Insinuations
Ray Donley steps from the shadows to talk about his art
"...her head, blanketing her shoulders and most of her torso, wrapping around her throat like a great dark scarf..."

Oct. 29, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Greatest Stories Ever Told
The 2010 Paramount Summer Film Classics
"...best served by Prince Randian, the armless, legless human torso who wriggles, mud-encrusted but for the killing blade clutched..."

May 21, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Public Notice
Free wheelchairs, fan-tasic, and Grrrrrrrrly Action: What a hot summer it's heating up to be in Austin's public-service community.
"...We live in the South, and it's hot as hell. This year we've been blessed with what in recent..."

June 29, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

The Cold Six Thousand
"...later with his fictionalized take on Hollywood's greatest, unsolved bifurcated-torso-slaying in The Black Dahlia, he has been less a..."

May 18, 2001 Books Review by Marc Savlov

Five Steps to a Sluttier You
Online smut shopping: a fashion emergency of the sexy kind
"...non-petroleum based, of course. Other assorted delights for the torso and adjoining areas at Purple Passion include the "leather-studded..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Screens Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

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