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Duck Soup
A sublime, Surrealist comedy from the Marx Brothers, in which Groucho plays the new dictator-for-life of tiny Freedonia who declares war on a whim on neighboring Sylvania.
"...Dumont, Louis Calhern, Raquel Torres. War and fellow traveler anarchy get a workout in this 1933 Marx Brothers vehicle..."

April 19, 2002 Screens Review by Marc Savlov

You Made Me Love You
What is this thing called crush? Specifically, what makes us swoon over people we've never met? The creative minds at the Blue Theater have gathered over two dozen actors, musicians, artists, writers, and puppeteers to create art, wall-writing, and short performance pieces to address that very question in Celebrity Crush.
"..."The Parent Trap had two of her! And the anarchy of their ballsy string and honey prank at summer..."

March 1, 2002 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Ralph's Road Show
From the beginning, Nader's visit to Austin was sold-out activist central.
"...long-haired fellows argued the finer points of democracy vs. anarchy, raising their voices over the radio blast of KGSR,..."

Feb. 1, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Edmund Morris' 'Theodore Rex'
Edmund Morris was spanked by critics in 1999 for introducing a fictional contemporary of Ronald Reagan's in Dutch to help explain the trajectory of that president's life. Now the second volume of Morris' study of Theodore Roosevelt has been published, and it's apparent all over again why he is one of the nation's best biographers.
"...misunderstood. And he forecast very presciently that if ever anarchy is triumphant in the United States or around the..."

Dec. 21, 2001 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Robots, Sleuths, and Warthogs
Winter games run the gamut
"...play. It all looks very pleasant. And then the anarchy begins...."

Dec. 21, 2001 Screens Feature by Matt Pyle

Look Ma, No Hands!
How the underground press evolved into the alternative press.
"...out, if need be, to get closer to the anarchy of impulses we called (and might still call) "the..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Column by Michael Ventura

Chapter 1: Before the Beginning
The Austin Chronicle is founded and struggles quite a bit.
"...was not mercenary territory. It was the oxymoronic "controlled anarchy." Which led to the Austin Music Awards, SXSW, and..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature

Chapter 2: Biweekly and Proud
September 1982-August 1988
"...help fell on deaf ears amidst the total office anarchy. My response to this put-off was perhaps a bit..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature

Public Notice
Hey, lookee! More info on the Wizard of Oz Sing-Along and some lowdown on Meals on Wheels beat the heat program.
"...you see, only small bits of all of this anarchy was actually planned, as folks took matters into their..."

July 20, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

The Soft Boys
Acts Playing South by Southwest
"...Hitchcock's music didn't really fit in with the popular anarchy of the punk/New Wave era, what with Byrds-y harmonies..."

March 16, 2001 Music Review by Ken Lieck

The Dead Club Crawl
Club hopping through Austin's musical past.
"...I noticed that despite what appeared to be complete anarchy on the 'dance floor,' a trash can located dead..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

Gasoline Dreams
Rounding up 2000 LPs.
"...Pistols told him to stuff his "Revolution," calling for "Anarchy in the U.K." instead. Within five years of his..."

Jan. 5, 2001 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

What She Saw in Roger Mancuso, Günter Hopstock, Jason Barry Gold …
"...for Creative Anachronism), and just plain 'A,' as in Anarchy."..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Books Review by Amanda Eyre Ward

Down & Out in Atlanta
The Official Crock of the '96 Summer Olympics
"...ID badges comprised a dangerously thin barrier from absolute anarchy...."

Sept. 22, 2000 Features Feature by Jonathan Hennessey

The Recliners Raw Fish (Minnow)
Texas Platters
"...tacked on a velvet version of the Sex Pistols' "Anarchy in the U.K.," there continues to be something brilliantly..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Music Review by Michael Bertin

Prophet for Our Times
For 10 years, Lisa Crystal Carver has been writing about sex and doing sex-drenched performance pieces under the name Suckdog. But her lifestyle is born of a profound quest for an uncompromised life, a search for truth and adventure that makes her a prophet for our time.
"...has no patience. "Lolita Storm describes themselves as for anarchy, against the status quo of what women should be,..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun

From Here to Eternity
The only punk rock band that mattered, and why they still do
"...bands like GBH and the Varukers, or the confused "Anarchy now!" vegan muddle cooked up by hippies with punk..."

May 19, 2000 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

A Delicate Balance: Austin Progressives Struggle to Hold the Movement Together

Council Watch

The Chronicle's endorsements explained; Council Watch writer JennyStaff Johnson says goodbye.
"...to the lack of zoning laws and general architectural anarchy, it's easier to stay relaxed in the face of..."

May 5, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

The Million Dollar Hotel (Interscope)
"...for a killer Español version of the Sex Pistols' "Anarchy in the UK," backed by the U2 rhythm section..."

April 28, 2000 Music Review by Christopher Gray

Letters at 3AM
High school students comment on the meaning of the new millennium.
"...other peoples' standards. Right now my response is simply anarchy -- to just let all the fabricated pseudo-worlds drop..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Column by Michael Ventura

Bottom's Dream: chokecherry
"...Ehn's work has been seen in Austin more frequently: Anarchy in the Oklahoma Kingdom and Wolf at the Door..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Bibliomania
Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...literature: http://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/hypertex.html. 8. Kafka: http://www.kafka.org. 9. Joyce: http://www.joycean.com. 10. Anarchy: http://www.spunk.org/library/index...."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

Top 10 Technology of the Decade
"...corporate totalitarianism -- that it's not such a bulletproof anarchy -- and others have suggested, like John Gilmore, that..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

Wandering Preachers, Holy Fools
What best describes the modern playwright? Itinerant preacher? Holy fool? Several artists with an intimate knowledge of the playwriting life offer their views in this roundtable discussion.
"...Bay Area-based author of Enfants Perdus, The Saint Plays, Anarchy in the Oklahoma Kingdom (AOK), and the Frontera-commissioned Heavenly..."

Nov. 19, 1999 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Complete Freedom
A profile of Bad Livers banjo player Danny Barnes
"...do what you tell me." Rage against the machine. Anarchy...."

Nov. 5, 1999 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Negativland / Chumbawamba The ABC's of Anarchism (Seeland) / Teletubbies Nursery Rhymes & Other Fun Songs (Mammoth)
"...get equal skews and skewering in these expositories on anarchy and dirty water. Like Negativland, the Teletubbies themselves wrangle..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Music Review by Kate X Messer

Tributes
"...faithful renditions of Exploited songs, with the same bonehead agitpunk-anarchy lyrics, tuneless vocal snarls, and paddle-beat drums flailing away..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Music Feature

Live at Liberty Lunch
The Neville Brothers
"...That night was my Beatles on Ed Sullivan, my "Anarchy in the U.K.," my Nevermind...."

July 23, 1999 Music Feature

Country of Exiles?
Country of Exiles: The Destruction of Place in American Life
"...There must, somewhere, be deliberate moral infringement rather than anarchy, to preserve the idea of justice and of meaning..."

July 9, 1999 Books Review

Off The Bookshelf
"...8. T.A.Z.: The Temporary Autonomous Zone, Ontological Anarchy, Poetic Terrorism by Hakim Bey..."

May 28, 1999 Books Review

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