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Punk Weirdos Big Bill Finally Unleash Their Inner LP
Reining in the freak show while doubling down on the absurd

Jan. 12, 2018 Music Feature by Libby Webster

Bill & Ted Face the Music
Can we all finally just be excellent to each other?
"...the need to bring everyone, all the oddballs and weirdos and lost friends and new friends together with peace,..."

Aug. 28, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

X Offenders
Weirdos, freaks, and even musicians race for the prize at this weekend's X Games
"...If you're at all familiar with the longstanding Oklahoma weirdos, this will come as no surprise. Between full-album covers..."

June 6, 2014 Music Feature by Luke Winkie

The Great Buck Howard
Appearing as the has-been mentalist Buck Howard, John Malkovich delivers another memorably eccentric performance.
"...oddness add another triumph to the actor's pantheon of weirdos. An affected fop and consummate showman, Buck's biggest claim..."

March 20, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

May
"...have a soft spot for this "revenge of the weirdos" flick, as May strikes a chord with the inner..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
"...close-ups of oscillating uvulas; visions of strange-looking, backward-talking, gyrating weirdos; and uncensored whiffs of sex, cocaine, and families undone...."

Sept. 4, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mojo Nixon Documentary Diagnoses America's Unfettered Id
Matt Eskey brings The Mojo Manifesto: The Life and Times of Mojo Nixon to SXSW
"..."Oh, yeah! It's a parade of freaks and weirdos," said Eskey. "Country Dick Montana, Jim Dickinson ..."..."

March 11, 2022 Screens Feature by Tim Stegall

The Mitchells vs. the Machines
Joy-filled animated family SF comedy is an explosion of fun
"...Grunkle Stan while Katie and Wendy bond about the weirdos in their lives. It’s in no way derivative of..."

Jan. 14, 2022 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

“No Willie, Waylon, or the Armadillo in 1977!!!” The Punk Beast Begins to Stir in Austin
A nascent scene takes shape in chapter three of the "Austin Punk Chronicles"
"...Bators writhing on a floor, L.A. art brutarians the Weirdos, and some joker in a suit made of a..."

Dec. 24, 2021 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

PG: Psycho Goreman
Splattertastic creature feature flips the evil script on Power Rangers goody-goodies
"...will automatically win credibility points with the kind of weirdos and wackos who want to spend Friday night guzzling..."

Jan. 22, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

J.R. 'Bob' Dobbs and the Church of the Subgenius
Time to get slack once again with the bizarro Austin anti-cult
"...hope there will always be a place for nonthreatening weirdos to worship. To those naysayers who disagree, I quote..."

Oct. 16, 2020 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Deerskin
Wrong director goes, well, wrong in this film-making spoof
"...Obsessive weirdos are Dupieux's stock-in trade, but he usually packs his..."

April 30, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Five Things to Do in Austin This Weekend
Oh, wait, is this a new list of entertainment options?
"...terrific new book about fucked-up-beyond-belief Austin, Invasion of the Weirdos, that he’ll be releasing at BookPeople on Saturday...."

June 2, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Having a Gas
Swiss Army Man is more than just "that farting corpse movie"
"...we actually sat down with, it was the strange weirdos that just happened to be excited about something new..."

July 1, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Playback
Storm (Thorgerson), Chaos (in Tejas), and gender dysphoria: Welcome to summer music!
"...genius David Allan Coe bailed on his gig at Weirdos last Friday for what his website cited as "circumstances..."

June 1, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Moving Day
Darling New Neighbors say goodbye
"...discovered I often related more to the freaks and weirdos around town than my own peer group of overachievers..."

May 27, 2011 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Winnebago Man
Cast aside any preconceived expectations you might have regarding this documentary and remember simply this: Winnebago Man is one of the best films you’re going to see all year.
"...the form gives us a new appreciation of the weirdos in our midst; at its worst, it has fed..."

Aug. 20, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Luv Doc Recommends: Keep Austin Weird 5K and Festival
Auditorium Shores at the Long Center, Saturday, June 28, 2008
"...the safest place for weirdness to be. When the weirdos start marching in lock step – that’s when the..."

June 27, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
In this goofy and lowbrow Vince Vaughn/Ben Stiller comedy, the good guys are lovable losers and the bad guys have frosted feathered hair and unitards with inflatable codpieces.
"...to buy him out – unless LaFleur’s clientele of weirdos and 90-pound weaklings can raise $50,000. Wouldn’t you know,..."

June 18, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...your memory: "SWM, 25, seeks 18-year-old wet nurse. No weirdos." Now, I'm just a regular guy with a steady..."

May 3, 2002 Column

Space and Distance: A Joint Interview With Balmorhea and Explosions in the Sky
How Austin’s landmark instrumental outfits soundtrack the state of Texas
"...feel it filtered through their experiences, just growing up weirdos in Midland. But there's nothing specific about it to..."

Dec. 10, 2021 Music Feature by Austin Powell

This Job Will Change Your Life
Former staff reflect on the zigs and zags of life post-Chronicle
"...at the same time. Give me all the lovable weirdos. Delicious escapism is what's for dinner...."

Sept. 3, 2021 Features Feature by Jesse Sublett

From the Music Desk
On Willie, Billy, Stevie Ray, Blaze, and more highlights from four decades of covering Austin music
"...musicians, slackers, journalists, artists, writers, filmmakers, politicos, and other weirdos trying to make our voices heard in the world...."

Sept. 3, 2021 Features Feature by Michael Hall

Top 10 Free Sexting Sites: Sext For Free With Others Online
Sext To Your Heart’s Content With The Top Free Sexting Sites
"...That said, you won’t find any weirdos slinging their peckers out on this site without warning;..."

Aug. 9, 2021 Ads Post

The Parlor Believes in Community, Artists, and Pizza
A daughter's plea
"...out, be a part of our community – freaks, weirdos, squares, whatever. I think that's the hardest part for..."

Jan. 22, 2021 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Sound Unseen Drops Full Playlist
Online music film fest adds Bee Gees, Sound of Metal
"...an internationally touring act. An eclectic group of artistic weirdos, the band grew a thriving cult fan base worldwide...."

Oct. 21, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Vulcan Video Lives in the Alamo!
Not a dream! Not a what-if! Video Vortex comes to South Lamar!
"...Lamar continues to be an important resource for film-obsessed weirdos for many years to come...."

Oct. 16, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Free Will Astrology
Your weekly horoscope, April 17-23
"...thoughts to a secretary. And then there have been weirdos like poet Robert Lowell and novelist Truman Capote. They..."

April 17, 2020 Column by Rob Brezsny

Pop Oddity Caroline Rose Explores Ambition's Seedy Underbelly
Her first Austin album follows a character moving to L.A.
"..."Wherever the weirdos go is where I'll probably always feel most comfortable,"..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Qmmunity: Lez Get Spooky
Plus commemorating Intersex Awareness Day and Halloween vibes
"...It's always felt like a holiday for outsiders, the weirdos who like witchcraft and tarot cards and scary movies...."

Oct. 25, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

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