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The Luv Doc: Advice on Advice
In general, people don’t want advice – even when they ask for it
"...takes him back, and though she asks for my advice, she never takes it (dump him!). What should I..."

Dec. 12, 2014 Column by The Luv Doc

Luv Doc: More Advice to Be Ignored
An affirmation of already existing opinions
"...thing, but it annoys me nonetheless. Whenever I offer advice to my husband about something, he ignores me. It..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

Point Austin: Bad Advice
A few questions about the city's designated experts
"...it weren't for that doggone Smith and his bad advice, the city of Austin wouldn't be looking for all..."

June 11, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Good Advice
"...sober) to say that I am a fan of advice columns, reading as many as I can find, and..."

Nov. 4, 2014 Postmarks

Advice on Ballot by Mail Voting
Got questions about the joint run-off and special election? The Travis County Clerk's Office has answers.
"...Some voters may feel confused and the following is advice that will answer questions and clear up confusion:..."

July 10, 2020 News Feature

DVDanger: Advice to Young Journalists
What cinema tells us about what we expect from the news
"...This all came as #adviceforyoungjournalists trended, as seasoned reporters and veteran burnouts tweeted useful,..."

Feb. 14, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Advice Unvarnished -- and Unsolicited
Letters between governmental groups show that Bush's "unvarnished advice" was not coming from anyone interested in clean air.
"...energy policy, you may have wondered about the "unvarnished advice" administration officials say they received while crafting the policy...."

March 1, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Afghanistan Advice

Dec. 11, 2009 Postmarks

DPS Turns to Secret Service for Security Advice
Mansion fire not the 'finest moment' for DPS

June 27, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Advice From Kansas

Jan. 9, 2006 Postmarks

Gratuitous Advice, Rants, and Revelations

Nov. 4, 2005 Food Feature by Mick Vann

A Canadian's Advice on How to Vote

Jan. 13, 2004 Postmarks

The Bride From Hell
The Austin Chronicle's style avatar wants your wedding to be the peachiest. Here, he offers helpful hints to make your wedding panning that much less disastrous.
"...your own goals and ideas very clear." But, other advice is that if the reality is that Mom is..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Features Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The Luv Doc: The Man Bar
The best advice the Luv Doc can give is to not take his advice
"...hypocrisy that someone like myself is actually doling out advice. I didn't start out this way. This is just..."

July 24, 2020 Column by The Luv Doc

Think Like a Man
This romantic comedy is based on comedian Steve Harvey's book, "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man."
"...book; this is a movie based on a bestselling advice book: Steve Harvey’s Act Like a Lady, Think Like..."

April 27, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Skyline
In this effects-heavy film, extraterrestrials invade Los Angeles.
"...Neil Hopkins. “Don’t go toward the light” is the advice given to patients trying to resist death’s embrace. The..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Joy of Shower Beer
Advice: Get sudsed up with these eight Austin craft brews
"...This is my first ever advice column and it goes like this: Take a shower...."

Sept. 25, 2020 Food Feature by Eric Puga

She's the One
"...for their supposedly “girlish” ways and dishes out crappy advice about life and love. When Mickey meets and marries..."

Aug. 30, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

The Common Law
Need Legal Advice? – Call LegalLine - Austin's Free Legal Hotline
"...public is invited to call LegalLine for free legal advice to simple legal questions or referrals to the appropriate..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Column by Luke Ellis

Mad English
Under review: some advice from Nigeria and the ultimate fashion victim
"...Life Turns Man Up and Down: High Life, Useful Advice, and Mad English (Pantheon, $26.95) is a charming anthology..."

Dec. 21, 2001 Books Feature by Dick Holland

The Art of Racing in the Rain
They're all good philosophizing puppers, Brent
"...man and analogizing Swift’s racing expertise with sage life advice. In a period obsessed with the inner thoughts of..."

Aug. 9, 2019 Movie Review by Katelyn Landry

The White Crow
Biopic of the great dancer Rudolf Nureyev rarely finds its feet
"...Fiennes the director did not take his own character's advice for The White Crow, a fragmented retelling of Nureyev's..."

May 17, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Kid
The tale of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid gets a worthwhile if workmanlike retelling
"...with both men, but he takes to heart the advice given to him by Garrett: “A man’s wrongs matter,..."

March 8, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Measure of a Man
Even Donald Sutherland reciting fortune cookie wisdom doesn't save this YA snore.
"...offended by, but if you enjoy parsing out life advice such as, “The measure of a man is his..."

May 11, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Forever My Girl
Nashville corporate country goes home in this sudsy snoozefest
"...– but this bland romance doesn’t take its own advice. It’s all water, no whiskey...."

Jan. 19, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Bounce Back
Charming film pits two love gurus against each other
"...the film) plays Matthew Taylor, the author of a relationship-advice book titled The Bounce Back, who is in the..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween
Tricks and treats with Tyler Perry
"...helicopter dad Brian is horrified by his own father’s advice to “whoop dat ass.” But Perry – the writer/director..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Meddler
A terrific vehicle for Susan Sarandon as a meddlesome mom
"...can’t help but dispense an endless stream of unsolicited advice and inappropriately insert herself in Lori’s social and romantic..."

May 13, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

How to Be Single
This millennial romantic comedy wears that same old shaggy dress
"...like a puddle, but eventually it does offer some advice on “how to be single.” Go for a hike,..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

War Room
Christian melodrama likens prayer to war against the devil
"...(Pitts, in an understated and touching performance). Miss Clara’s advice – and plainly the argument of filmmaker duo the..."

Aug. 28, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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