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Crowdfund for the Win
Where the shoestring meets Web savvy
"...went the "goalpost" route with his crowdfunding campaign for Wuss (total take: $8,000). With every fundraising goalpost the campaign..."

Feb. 10, 2012 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Shipping & Handling
Coming-of-age comedy Slash peeks into the world of erotic fan fiction
"...been at SXSW previously with feature films Earthling and Wuss, could render a narrative with enough impact to warp,..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Summer Fun: Season’s Screenings
Austin filmmakers pick their favorite summer movies
"...Sister music videos) if you disagree. – Clay Liford, Wuss, Earthling Return of the Jedi (1983)..."

May 14, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Sleight of Hand
How filmmaker Yen Tan fell into a gig selling other people's movies
" design the poster for his award-winning black comedy Wuss, about a high school teacher seeking revenge against the..."

Feb. 10, 2012 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

First-Time Champion
Austinite Berndt Mader wins DIFF's Texas Filmmaker Award
"...alum to take home a prize; other awardees included Wuss, Elevate, and Surrogate Valentine...."

April 9, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Daily reviews and interviews
"...WussLone Star States D: Clay Liford; with Nate Rubin, Alicia..."

March 18, 2011 Screens Feature by Ashley Moreno

Playing Through
Fixed-gear bikes are all the rage with Austin's hipsterati
"...I suppose that makes me a wuss – but a wuss who, if nothing else, doesn't..."

Dec. 26, 2008 Column by Thomas Hackett

Apart from its shape-shifting fungal porcupines from outer space, this horror film has little else to recommend.
"...Costanzo's Seth is first portrayed as an emasculated, bespectacled wuss, Wagner's Polly as a leggy, blond überfrau – who..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Saving Silverman
"...make Darren a completely unlikable (not to mention pathetic) wuss in the eyes of every male in the audience..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Alex Jones' Caffeinated Conspiracies
The nutcase makes an acquaintance with "Seattle's finest"
"...the coffee was not boiling hot he’s just a wuss #punchanazi.” The final word may go to the Seattle..."

Aug. 21, 2017 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Alphabet Soup: aGLIFF, IFP, and Other Announcements
Announcements from aGLIFF, Austin represents at the IFP, and more
"...We Love, written by Pit Stop’s Yen Tan and Wuss’ Clay Liford and directed by Tan, has the following..."

July 25, 2014 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Artist Intensive Unveiled
AFS program fosters creative hookups
"...The participants selected include Clay Liford (the director of Wuss and Earthling) and his film Slash, along with three..."

June 6, 2014 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Feast Your Eyes
Introducing the banner crop of 2013 films
"...Computer Chess, Nathan and David Zellner's Kid-Thing, Clay Liford's Wuss, Tim McCanlies' Angels Sing, Katie Graham and Andrew Matthews'..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

The One About Erotic 'Harry Potter' Fan Fiction
Filmmaker Clay Liford on fan fiction from '50 Shades' to 'Star Trek'
"...with two features you can rent online, Earthling and Wuss. His short film "My Mom Smokes Weed" played at..."

Sept. 21, 2013 Screens Post by Clay Liford

Why Geeks Spit
For an unparalleled wine education
" wine teacher’s mentor: “Whatever happens, don’t be a wuss.” Thanks to the spitting, I drove away with a..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Food Post by Margaret Shugart

The Drink/Drank/Drunk Issue: I'm Going to Need to See Some ID
Who doesn't remember their first trip to the liquor store?
"...eye contact as much as possible. Call me a wuss, I don’t care. Grab the nearest $20 vodka bottle..."

July 1, 2013 Chronolog Post by Nina Hernandez

What's Earp in the World of Animation These Days?
Craig Staggs & company break the legendary OK Corral's funnybone
"...the legendary lawman Wyatt Earp is actually a total wuss and the American West through which he moves is..."

Oct. 18, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Cannes You Dig It?
Vincent Van Horn doesn't hold back the tears
"...biggest fan of Shia LaGoof, he plays a good wuss in this movie, which is hard to do well...."

May 25, 2012 Screens Post by Vincent Van Horn

The Note Bob Stoops’ Brother Should Have Sent, but Didn’t Dare*
Helmet-to-helmet hits
"...I’m not a wuss, Bob. Stoops men stand proud and take risks. But..."

Sept. 21, 2011 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Pitchfork Day Party
"...This is coming from a 55-year-old, so you're a wuss if you're not willing to at least try...."

March 18, 2011 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

SXSW Film: The Whole Enchilada
Red-hot and really long list of all the titles to date
"...WUSS Director & Writer: Clay Liford A high school teacher..."

Feb. 2, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Thinking App
Locally developed brain game Qrank gets competitive
"...Don't Wuss Out: "There are so many people who start the..."

Dec. 10, 2010 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Looking Back...
Let the post-SXSW depression begin!
"...on Saturday, when the cold turned me into a wuss. Athens, Ga.'s the Whigs blasted the parking lot next..."

March 24, 2010 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Gender Studies
Kino goes back to the classroom with How to Be a Man and How to Be a Woman
"...his dad, encourage his mom's coddling, look like a wuss in front of his friends, and be the creepiest..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Magnetic Morning
"...and Fogarino is neither a cynical hook-meister nor a wuss behind the drum kit. Slippery and self-effacing, the songs..."

Nov. 7, 2008 Music Feature by Daniel Mee

Ballroom Dancing
SXSW panels
"...from author Tobias Wolff. Slichter agreed, calling himself "a wuss" for not detailing certain band conflicts. Leave it to..."

March 14, 2008 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Letters at 3AM
Our national self-doubt and self-conflict are nothing new, but what is new, in the last 40 years or so, is a state of confused and conflicted values. It is the signature of our era that we live in a world so unstable that its limits may be tested merely by a bumper sticker.
"...I was thinking, Next to these kids, I'm a wuss...."

Feb. 17, 2006 Column by Michael Ventura

Girls Can Tell
" in Austin.Stalking Sleater-Kinney Part 2 I'm such a wuss. Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein stood no more than..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

'He's Forked Himself'
Our Full conversation with Louis Dubose about 'The Hammer'
"...Caucus, the Lunch Bunch – Ornstein calls them the "Wuss Caucus," which they are, they're cowards. They had the..."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Judgment Days
Pigging out at the Taylor International BBQ Cookoff
"...go with me," he said. After calling him a wuss for needing a fellow smoked-meat glutton to lean on,..."

Sept. 3, 2004 Food Feature by Mick Vann

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