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Is Austin’s Prohibition Creamery Too Sweet For Booze?
A whiskey mouth’s pleasurable experience suggests otherwise
"...good, handcrafted ice cream – and you also like booze, then the idea of mixing the two won’t seem..."

Feb. 20, 2019 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Booze For Boobs Benefit Bull Ride & Johnnye's Soul Food Grand Opening!
Let our eating, drinking and good entertainment have a purpose!
"...Beauty Ballroom, the Breast Cancer Awareness and Research benefit “Booze for Boobs Benefit Bull Ride” and the grand opening..."

July 23, 2012 Chron Events Post by Bere Belmares

Booze Delivery Apps at Your Fingertips
Get lit without changing out of your pajamas
"...hunt for wild Pidgeys, so can you now order booze by the comforting light of your own phone. But..."

Aug. 5, 2016 Food Feature by Spencer Beghtol

Give Booze a Shot
Local options for shots (shots shots shots shots)

Oct. 26, 2018 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

The Austin Ice Cream Festival – Now with Booze?
The 12th annual celebration goes all adult-oriented After Dark
"...rolls around, the whole gig transforms into an adult-oriented, booze-infused soirée with headlining musicians Lee Fields & The Expressions,..."

June 6, 2018 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Burgers & Booze: Spec's is the Place
Burgers and tots make good eating and good memories.
"...we’ll be serving before the Indian feast. Burgers and booze, Spec’s is the place...."

Sept. 26, 2012 Food Post by Mick Vann

Booze, Bad Guys, and Bamboozlement
Analyzing the Stereotype of Detectives and the Bottle
"...Drunken ex-cops battlin' booze, bad guys, and their own personal bamboozlement seems to..."

April 25, 1997 Books Feature by Tom Aiken

X Games X-Factors: Heat, Booze, and Meth
EMS almost forced to activate disaster plan
"...attendees had plenty of time to get good and boozed up – or tweaked up – while simultaneously dehydrating..."

July 4, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Council Notes: Incentives, Booze, and More
Not quite as exciting as mayoral race buzz, but today's agenda matters

Jan. 31, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

Booze, Blades, and Babes: Alamo Slaughter Lane Opens
Opening ceremonies for Alamo Slaughter Lane

March 22, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Bush Babes' Booze Bender Blunders

Nov. 28, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Rum Diary
Johnny Depp stars in this adaptation of one of Hunter S. Thompson's earliest novels, which is set in Puerto Rico in 1960 and soaked in booze
" reeks of promise yet to be fulfilled. And booze. Lots and lots of booze...."

Oct. 28, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The High Road
"...out of gas is a bitch; running out of booze is murder,” warns a cryptic Texan in Pallotta’s first..."

Jan. 17, 1997 Movie Review by Alison Macor

The Other Side of the Wind
Should Orson Welles' last film have stayed lost?
" celebrating his birthday, which means an ocean of booze and an overstuffed population of hangers-on and paparazzi (Welles..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

God's Own Country
Love and lambing on the cruel, cold hills of England
"...the tedium of country life. His regular cycle of booze, fighting with his parents (Hart and Jones, tragic and..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Toxic masculinity melds with a monster movie
"...would have thought Anne Hathaway plus giant-ass monsters plus booze would result in such a smart, genre-defying, femme self-actualization..."

April 14, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A party girl discovers she's pregnant
"...It’s not my style,” says perpetually bong, blow, and booze-loaded antiheroine Lou (Lyonne) to her presumed best pal Sadie..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

In this feature spin on the HBO show, it's still boys beings bros, only the screen is bigger
"...much has changed for the guys. They still chase booze, bongs, and babes, only now perhaps with an even..."

June 5, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Danny Collins
Al Pacino is an aging rock & roller who makes an entertaining play for redemption
"...home, private plane, young girlfriend, and vast quantities of booze and cocaine. Then, out of the blue, the unique..."

April 3, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Song
When he rockets to sudden fame, a Christian songwriter is tempted by the perks of fame.
"...spitfire named Shelby Bale (Nicol-Thomas). Infidelity is followed by booze, pills, and a public meltdown...."

Sept. 26, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Walk Among the Tombstones
Liam Neeson has taken to shooting at bad guys again in this slow-burning Matthew Scudder mystery.
"...cliched retread of the tried and true. Like this post-booze ex-cop, we’ve already been here and done that, to..."

Sept. 19, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spring Breakers
In turns appealing and horrifying, those contrasts are at the heart of Harmony Korine’s latest outing.
"...a spring break/teen exploitation film that has all the booze and bikinis a glutton could want, parading its excesses..."

March 22, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

10 Years
This ensemble comedy follows a group of friends on the evening of their 10th high school reunion.
" make amends and his long-suffering wife. As the booze flows, their situation goes from comic to depressive, scented..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Machine Gun Preacher
Gerard Butler and Michael Shannon star in this drama about a reformed bruiser and drug addict who now rescues children from the conflict in Sudan.
"...more than ready to resume a tawdry life of booze, heroin, and general abuse of his already terribly tarnished..."

Oct. 7, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Good Old Fashioned Orgy
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice meets a considerably tamed Van Wilder for a mediocre romp in the Hamptons.
"...Van Wilder for a mediocre romp in the Hamptons. Booze-fueled antics – and Don Johnson! – ensue. To be..."

Sept. 2, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

As cautionary tales go, this is an entertaining take on finding your muse through chemical means.
"...means to be creative and how chemical stimulation (speed, booze, whatever) can tamp and temper the willpower necessary to..."

March 18, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A well-chosen cast props up this otherwise shallow story that stars Kevin Spacey as a therapist who turns to pot in the wake of a personal crisis.
"...about a therapist (Spacey) who turns to pot and booze in the wake of a personal crisis. Unlike last..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mike Tyson tells his life story in his own words in this documentary by longtime friend James Toback.
" the rails. You probably know the rest: drugs, booze, women (countless), three years in a federal pen on..."

May 29, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Will Smith is the titular Hancock, a character as befuddling as the odd movie that surrounds him.
" that with great power comes vast amounts of booze and self-loathing – a superheroic subtext already delivered with..."

July 4, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
Academy Award-winning documentarian Alex Gibney puts the famed journalist, icon, and myth Hunter S. Thompson before his lens and comes away with a telling portrait of the man and his era.
"...the square, armed to the teeth with guns, drugs, booze, a cigarette holder, and a typewriter; the self-proclaimed and..."

July 4, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

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