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The Zookeeper's Wife
World War II drama based on the bestselling book
"...The Zookeeper’s Wife tells a unique story of Holocaust heroism and..."

April 7, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

There are many things we can learn from the animals but lessons in love from talking primates is not one of them.
"...thought kids would be interested in watching James’ sad-sack zookeeper Griffin try to woo back his mean, vapid ex-girlfriend..."

July 8, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The third life of Chris Simpson
"...emo, you know," a friend jests at a recent Zookeeper show. Although he wouldn't be credited with the invention..."

Feb. 29, 2008 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Hanging Out With Sophia the Sloth and Her Reptilian Pal
ZooKeeper’s sloth is torpidly glad to see you
" UT," says David Moellendorf, longtime manager at Austin's ZooKeeper Exotics. "The student, for whatever reason, thought she was..."

Feb. 14, 2020 Features Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ever wish you could pixelate Adam Sandler?
" with all the aplomb and dignity of a zookeeper or mall cop. And who’s POTUS gonna call (to..."

July 24, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

We Bought a Zoo
Matt Damon is a widower with two kids who buys a zoo after his wife bought the farm in Cameron Crowe's latest movie.
" a skeleton crew of workers led by workaholic zookeeper Kelly Foster (Johansson). The workers are suspicious of Mee’s..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

An astounding performance at the heart of this strange tale of identity
"...Paddy Considine as one of the staff. Nicknamed the zookeeper, his cruelty is extraordinary, and Considine's stomach-churning performance would..."

Dec. 3, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

New Tarantula Species Named After Local Arachnologist
Arachnid expert David Moellendorf nabs a sort of spidery immortality
"...Moellendorf, longtime manager and arachnid wrangler of Austin’s own ZooKeeper Exotic Pets...."

April 27, 2016 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW Music: Mega Third List
L7, the Cult, Loretta Lynn and 556 more added to the Fest
"...Jess Williamson, White Denim, Wild Child, Emily Wolfe, and Zookeeper...."

Jan. 12, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

25 New Local Parallels
Austin acts cover their own on compilation out today
"...Baird’s “New York Love.” Ditto for Quiet Company on Zookeeper’s “Ballad of my Friends.” One of the most innovative..."

Feb. 16, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Wednesday Picks
"...Noiice this spring for further investigation. – Darcie Stevens Zookeeper..."

March 7, 2008 Music Feature

"...ZookeeperBecoming All Things (Belle City Pop!)..."

Nov. 16, 2007 Music Review by Greg Beets

KVRX Local Live Vol. 11: Assacre to Zookeeper
"...KVRX Local Live Vol. 11: Assacre to Zookeeper..."

May 4, 2007 Music Review by Darcie Stevens

TCB scales the Wall of Sound festival at Fort Worth's Ridglea Theater
"...their captivating minor-key melodies; and Chris Simpson's spare folk-rockers Zookeeper, whose fragile twang and forlorn lyrics hinted at something..."

April 14, 2006 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes, this is a sprawling, epic, comic tale of life during Yugoslavian wartime.
"...carnage and head out unfettered into the city as zookeeper Ivan (Stimac) weeps amongst the ruins. He's the younger..."

May 15, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin Aqua Festival
"...KIDS STAGE: Amos & Amy (7pm), Zookeeper (7:30pm), Marco Ellinger (8pm),..."

July 28, 1995 Music Feature

Ballet Austin II Launches Fables of the World Series
A more inclusive happily ever after with Maria and the Mouse Deer
"...a story of environmental appreciation, where Maria teaches a zookeeper's nephew – and with his help, the entire town..."

Oct. 14, 2022 Arts Feature by Leila Saidane

David Brendan Hall's Top 10 Photos of 2020
"...Sophia the two-toed sloth and her "pet" iguana at Zookeeper Exotics for the cover of the Pets Issue (February..."

Dec. 17, 2020 Photo Gallery

Playback: Grohl Call
Nirvana drummer, Foo Fighter, and documentarian Dave Grohl passes it on
"...the Zoltars, Digital Wild, Whiskey Shivers, Speak, Mineral offshoot Zookeeper, and Lowkey and Lil J from League of Extraordinary..."

Nov. 21, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music: Second List
243 + 171 = as many acts as the last two ATX fests combined
"...Zookeeper (Austin )..."

Nov. 18, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Playback: Mineral Reunites
Emo pioneers Mineral return
"...Simpson formed the Gloria Record with Gomez and later Zookeeper. Meanwhile, Mineral continued to affect emotionally in-touch teens, including..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Day Trips
The Austin Zoo has some new residents
"...cubs were ready to travel, Ellen Proctor, the head zookeeper, took them on the long car ride to their..."

July 11, 2014 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Not Quite the Usual Holiday Gift Ideas
Something a little different for your loved ones this year
"...available pretty much anywhere, but we're especially biased toward ZooKeeper Exotics at 9012 Research Blvd...."

Dec. 12, 2012 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

FF2012: Fantastic Arcade Day 3
In which I get a taste of blood and victory
"...found success with games like Super Crate Box, Dinosaur Zookeeper, and Serious Sam: The Random Encounter. Their latest game..."

Sept. 23, 2012 Screens Post by James Renovitch

This Week's Waste of Time
Free Gaming Via Adult Swim
"...create Flash games for their site (PipeDreamz and Dinosaur Zookeeper respectively), and now they've added Chevy Ray Johnston to..."

July 7, 2011 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Art City Austin
The big outdoor art fair is spreading the love, via partnerships and pink notes
"...Lamar Stage, while the First Street Stage will feature Zookeeper, Leatherbag, Bavu Blakes & the Extra Plairs, El Tule,..."

April 24, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Texas Top 10s
"...9) Zookeeper, Becoming All Things (Belle City Pop!)..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Music Feature

Luv Doc Recommends: Bob Dylan Hoot Night
Emo's, Thursday, November 8, 2007
"...already gotten. Tonight local musicians from revered bands like Zookeeper, Zykos, the Stillwater Pioneers, the Idiot Winds, Mustangled Up..."

Nov. 9, 2007 Column by The Luv Doc

Jewish Book Fair
Nov. 3-11
"...Sunday, Nov. 4, 3pm Diane Ackerman (The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story)..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Books Feature

A 1967 Hoot Happening Sampling
"...5:15pm: ZOOKEEPER "Connection" The Rolling Stones..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Music Feature

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