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Whip It
Drew Barrymore makes her directing debut with this Austin-set story about the modern age of roller girls.
"...Fallon, Daniel Stern and Drew Barrymore. Barrymore’s directing debut, Whip It, is a lot of fun, even though the..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Whip It Real Good
Whip In's reincarnation continues with its award-winning Kamala beers
"...There's a surreal quality to South Austin's Whip In. Located near the corner..."

June 20, 2014 Food Feature by Anna Toon

More Staff Turmoil at Whip In
Following layoffs, some staff quit in protest
"...A number of Whip In employees either quit or were let go on..."

Nov. 9, 2017 Food Post by Jack Craver

Josh Rosenblatt Has Seen the Future, and It Isn't Pretty
Magic eight-balling 2008, month by month
"...Culture, Uprising: Speculation This week, my fellow Chronicle Film critics and I looked back at 2007 and came up..."

Jan. 3, 2008 Screens Post by Josh Rosenblatt

Whip In
Not your typical highway stop-and-shop, here you'll find specialty beers, obscure wines, and locally packaged gourmet foodstuffs
"...1950 S. I-35, 442-5337 Daily, 10am-12mid; food served, 11am-11pm"

Feb. 27, 2009 Food Review by Rachel Feit

South Austin Institution Whip In Under New Management
Beloved brewpub faces new challenges and former employees’ grievances
"...On a Monday afternoon at Whip In, a small crowd dines at the beloved no-frills..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Food Feature by Jack Craver

Cheap Eats: Whip In
Austin classic remains one of the best dining bargains in town
" fed more than I want to be impressed. It's like the difference between a date being really hip..."

Feb. 3, 2017 Food Feature by Mary Bryce

Why Whip In Rules
Sorry, Travis Heights: your secret's out
"...Since 1986, the Topiwala family's Whip In (1950 S. I-35) has been a closely held..."

Dec. 29, 2006 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

DVDanger: 'Devil's Pass', 'Die, Monster, Die!', 'The Whip and the Body', 'Birth of the Living Dead'
A modern shocker, two vintage terrors, and a history lesson in zombies
"...Of course, the contemporary taste is for something with a touch of verite: like Devil's Pass (IFC), the..."

Jan. 11, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

When the Whip Comes Down
‘Some Girls Live in Texas,’ ravished by the Rolling Stones
"...“If the band’s a bit off tonight, it’s because we spent all our energy..."

Oct. 19, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Shade Likes to Play it Both Ways
"...Dear Editor, While City Council races are nonpartisan, Randi Shade made..."

June 14, 2011 Postmarks

SXSW 08: It's a Wrap
"...Bun B Fuze was a crazy scene Wednesday night, with only badge-wearers squeezing through the door and plenty of..."

March 19, 2008 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

Whip That Crack!
"...What exactly is the "Crack House Law"? It's a federal statute that dates back to 1986, originally..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Bringing It All Back Home
Super Suppers, Dream Dinners, and the new family meal
"...only about a gazillion studies conducted by God-knows-who to either a) make parents feel guilty about the lousy job..."

Aug. 12, 2005 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Blame It on Gore, Blame It on Clinton, Just Don't Blame It on Nader
"...Dear Editor, I wholeheartedly agree with Mark Zuefeldt's commentary on Nader..."

June 3, 2004 Postmarks

Play It Again, Sam
All About Eve (1950)
"...All About Eve D: Joseph L. Mankiewicz; with Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Gary..."

June 4, 1999 Screens Feature

Tough Enough
Whip It director Drew Barrymore and scribe Shauna Cross roll with the punches
"...A few Texas hearts got broken when it was announced that Whip It, Drew Barrymore's directorial debut..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Meet the Real Babe Ruthless
Whip It inspirations putting on the Ritz
"...As fits a film about Austin's other favorite sport, there's been..."

Oct. 6, 2009 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Roller Derby Update: 9/18/10
Lonestars finish the season, Texies pack their travel bags
"...It's Cherry Bombs and Hellcats at home on the banked..."

Sept. 18, 2010 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Bad Santa 2
A tired sequel that's more offensive than transgressive
"...years ago during Thanksgiving week, the first Bad Santa hit the screen with felonious glee. Now the sequel, Bad..."

Nov. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Gay Place: The Big 3-0
Allgo resists the urge to call it the first anniversary of their 29th birthday
" You better bet there will be mango shakes with a nice frothy dollop of social justice on top...."

Dec. 11, 2015 Column

'Derby Baby' Growing Up in Public
New doc tracks the complex adolescence of Roller Derby
"...In sports, it's easy to tell when the game is over. The..."

Jan. 6, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

What To Expect When You're Expecting
The gamut of the modern babymaking experience is explored by a small batallion of entertainers.
"...Murkoff's pregnancy tome has nearly doubled in length since its first edition came out in 1984, so it's no..."

May 18, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Austin Film Festival Announces Preliminary Lineup
Slumdog Millionaire, Synedoche, New York confirmed
"...Is it just us or does Austin now have more film..."

Sept. 20, 2008 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Of Skates and Scars
Honey Homicide talks TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls' 2011 season opener
"...weekend, and seven year veteran Honey Homcide will roll with the All-Scar Army for Sunday's 2011 season kick-off. "It's..."

Jan. 28, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Finally, 'You're Next' Is Now
The two-year wait for the revolutionary thriller is over
" the U.S. premiere of You're Next. And then it disappeared, seemingly without a trace. Finally, the wait for..."

Aug. 23, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

"...the first half-hour or so, Flight keeps us rapt with thrilling action and a troubling moral quandary. You strap..."

Nov. 2, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Playback: A Nomad in Austin
Abhi the Nomad drops anchor, Whip In’s new soul, and Wilson Marks makes his mark
"...culture of young people out there in the same situation," he explains in a voice betraying no detectable accent...."

Feb. 23, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

On Ypsilanti Roller Girls and Inverse Proportions
Continuing the film incentives crusade: Five percent really packs a punch
"...The uproar over Texas' film-incentives package reached a fever pitch recently with the news that Whip It!, the Drew..."

July 11, 2008 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Alex Cross
Stretching out of his Madea comfort zone to play James Patterson's FBI profiler is a courageous but misguided move on Tyler Perry’s part.
"...Edward Burns, Matthew Fox, Jean Reno, Rachel Nichols, Giancarlo Esposito, Cicely Tyson, Carmen Ejogo and John C. McGinley...."

Oct. 19, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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