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'Bomb Shelter: or the Modern Pinocchio'
A refreshingly different after-the-bomb fable that gets at our impulse to create through a playful acting-out of 'Frankenstein'
"...Bomb Shelter: or the Modern Pinocchio..."

June 27, 2008 Arts Review by Robert Faires

What You Can Learn From Torture
Civil liberties lawyer tells UT about what the US can learn from torture in Guatemala (hint: it doesn't work.)
" terrorist." Their overarching trump card is the ticking bomb theory, which says that torture must be allowed on..."

Feb. 20, 2008 News Post by Matt Martinez

Austin Film Society Documentary Tour
White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
"...the United States dropped "Little Boy," a 15-kiloton uranium bomb, on the center of Hiroshima, killing 140,000 people. Three..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Naked City
"...with three federal crimes in connection with a pipe bomb found April 25 at a South Austin women's-health clinic..."

May 4, 2007 News Feature

Nukes Are Back!
The Bush administration plans for the next (little) nuclear wars
"...Nagasaki, the Soviet Union successfully tested its own atomic bomb. So began the long-lived era under the Cold War..."

Jan. 16, 2004 News Feature by William M. Adler

Too Dumb to Die
A profile of Austin's longest-running musical parody, the Uranium Savages.
"...Savages have a time-honored history with fire and smoke bombs, something else Awn recalls with delight...."

Dec. 10, 1999 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Second Coming
Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Definitive Director's Cut (1977)

July 30, 1999 Screens Feature

Can't Hear Your Mama Call
"...a sci-fi picture in which there's always an atom bomb and it always causes things like ants and lizards..."

June 11, 1999 Column by Michael Ventura

Playmobil: The Movie
Toys and film franchises, toys and film franchises ...
"...but count that at least as a pleasant surprise. Bomb’s gonna bomb...."

Dec. 13, 2019 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Tomorrow Man
Lithgow and Danner give a charming edge to this predictable doomsday prepper meet-cute
"...them to the neatly stocked shelfs in his backyard bomb shelter. Ed is a doomsday prepper who logs in..."

June 7, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Luv Doc: Sweaty, Half-Naked Humping
To tell or not to tell?
"...the last people on Earth who should drop that bomb, you’re at the top of it. Toronto Mayor Rob..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Column by The Luv Doc

'There To Tell the Truth'
Seymour Hersh on journalism, politics, presidents, and war
"...They may have a wet dream of building a bomb – somebody [there] may have it – but they've..."

March 30, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Dining del Lago 2010
What a difference some rain makes! The water is blue, the hills are green, and several new restaurants are cooking near area lakes.
" two items of his own creation: the Garlic Bomb and the Garlic "H" Bomb. The Garlic Bomb is..."

July 2, 2010 Food Feature

Event Listings
"...A VERY QUEER BOMB A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma?..."

June 4, 2010 Features Feature

Correspondence With National Public Radio
"...weeklong National Public Radio series on "Iran and the Bomb," I sent some brief questions to the NPR reporters..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Rachel Getting Married
Anne Hathaway tears up the screen in Jonathan Demme's new film about a self-absorbed woman who wreaks family havoc while out of rehab to attend her sister's wedding.
"...Smith and Anisa George. The upshot to a ticking bomb is that it only explodes the once, but Rachel’s..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Top 10 Police Beat Stories
Shades of Blue
"...9) APD Neutralizes Clinic Bomb Twenty-seven-year-old Paul Ross Evans, perhaps delusional, was sentenced to..."

Jan. 4, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

What matters most about Transformers isn't subtext (this is Michael Bay after all), but what happens when big, loud, heavy things bang into other differently colored big, loud, heavy things.
"...ended up on the wrong side of a cherry bomb, smoking globs of molten slag that put the lie..."

July 6, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

After a Fashion
Stephen drops a gay bomb and salutes the dreck that is Mahogany
"...GAY WHAT? A gay bomb is what the story said – some sort of..."

June 22, 2007 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

In Space
Google bombs
"...The resulting page, which satirizes the Bush administration as bomb-happy, is what is known, perhaps ironically, as a "Google..."

April 23, 2004 Screens Feature by Marrit Ingman

The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons From the Life of Robert S. McNamara
Robert S. McNamara, the confounding former secretary of defense during the Vietnam era, may be visionary filmmaker Errol Morris' best interview "get" ever.
"...his WWII association with Gen. Curtis LeMay, a leading "bomb ’em back to the Stone Age" hawk, who led..."

Feb. 27, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Our readers talk back.
"...How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb in 1964, when it was nominated for four Academy..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...than 50 years. I thought we used the atomic bomb on the Japanese for the same reason we had..."

Oct. 4, 2002 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...than 50 years. I thought we used the atomic bomb on the Japanese for the same reason we had..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Column

Brave New Web
In the wake of Sept. 11 and the hard-line USA Act, the Internet has become a very unfriendly place for hackers.
"...deemed a threat to national security -- such as hackers.Bombs Away Jim Choate is one such threat. The 42-year-old..."

Dec. 14, 2001 Screens Feature by Michael Connor

Postmarks Web Extra
Our readers' letters regarding the September 11 terrorist attacks
"...Food Not Bombs..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Column

Postmarks Web Extra
Our readers' letters regarding the September 11 terrorist attacks
"...City (the one destroyed in the April 19, 1995, bombings) as the "Edward R. Murra building, obviously confusing the..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...article in the Houston Chronicle the week of the bombings stating that American foreign policy inspired this act of..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Column

Complex World
"...pure Hollywood high concept -- terrorists plant a time bomb in the bar owned by the son of an..."

Oct. 18, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

David Messier
"...Messier sharpens his wide-ranging directions on sophomore LP Time Bomb without losing any adventurousness. Wielding a clever lyrical sense..."

April 19, 2019 Music Review by Doug Freeman

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