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Fast, Twisted, and Deeply Paranoid
A year of notes on The Manchurian Candidate remake's script
"...the years, Demme has graduated from critical favorites (Melvin and Howard, Stop Making Sense, Something Wild) to the Academy..."

July 30, 2004 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Fast, Twisted, and Deeply Paranoid
A year of notes on 'The Manchurian Candidate' remake's script
"...the years, Demme has graduated from critical favorites (Melvin and Howard, Stop Making Sense, Something Wild) to the Academy..."

July 23, 2004 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Rivers and Tides
Andy Goldsworthy's art of the ephemeral in nature is granted permanence in this feature documentary.
"...Directed by: Thomas Riedelsheimer. In theory, art should stand on its own … unless the art in question..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Tovo and Casar Unfiltered on CodeNEXT
The Council members' full conversation with the Chronicle
"...If you’re here, it’s because you’ve sought out the full transcription of the Chronicle’s..."

Sept. 14, 2017 News Post by Nick Barbaro

How Negin Farsad Sees the World … and How You Should See It Too
Social justice comedian on her new book How To Make White People Laugh
"...well-spun anecdotes about homemade bed-sheet hijabs, college comedy troupes, and wine slushies, but also more serious topics like Islamophobia,..."

June 20, 2016 Arts Post by Mary Cantrell

In Defense (and a Mea Culpa)
"...Good morning to all, and welcome to our first-ever Film Fight. Not sure what..."

July 7, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Local Nonprofit Starts Online Campaign for Mamas and Babies
Update: Sixth challenge added to support families in the border crisis
"...every day, fabulous dishes to blow disposable income on, and happy hours full of delicious frivolities. For most of..."

June 18, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Cyborgs, smart leotards, and the info-pocalypse
SXSW panelists discuss the potential futures of tech.
"...Programmers, artists, and high tech professionals met at this year's South by..."

March 15, 2002 Screens Feature by Michael Connor

News Roundup: Guns, Gays, and Gaffes
Austin: It's like a whole other country (from Texas)
"...light of recent legislation; a police officer receives recognition and an investigation; the Human Rights Campaign gives Austin an..."

Jan. 4, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

News Roundup: A Deadly Shooting, Rick Perry, and City Council
Police kill an armed man, Perry's ready to run, and more
"...members of his RickPAC; the new Council gets going; and more...."

Feb. 9, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

News Roundup: Roe, Council, and Complaints
The abortion debate continues; Council gets ready
"...leaves); City Council gets ready for its first meeting and at least some debate; and Laura Pressley isn't ready..."

Jan. 26, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Bloggers and Pamphleteers
Karl Frisch and Lawrence Lessig on netroots politics
"...from the left, angry rumor mills on the right, and angry independents/conspiracy theorists. But there are a growing number..."

July 11, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Devil and William Friedkin
The director's journey from The Exorcist to a real exorcism
"...sits back on a couch in the Four Seasons and stares at me. "Possession," he intoned, "is a religious-based..."

Jan. 5, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Upcoming Legislative Session
Lawmakers set to tackle immigration, education, legalization, transportation, and more
" Will the 86th Texas Legislat­ure be as horrific and hostile as its recent predecessors, or will it be..."

Dec. 14, 2018 News Feature by the News Staff

Doubt and Caution at All Times
An interview DBC Pierre and Dan Rhodes on tour, together
"...a funny car, the approximate path of decapitated poultry, and the approximate intensity of a thousand flashbulbs decides to..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

In Black and White
Jesse Jackson and Tom Wicker
" Tom Wicker Wm. Morrow and Co., $25, hard..."

Aug. 30, 1996 Books Feature

Presidential Debate Will Cause Bus Detours
CNN event at UT will affect Cap Metro service.
" on detour. The following detours will be in effect from 3:30 p.m. until the end of service. The..."

Feb. 20, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Does Harry Potter Cause Sexual Violence? Only in Texas.
Defending a new nudity tax, the AG says topless bars cause sexual violence
"...Jenkins rejected the request from the Texas Entertainment Association and Karpod Inc., management firm of Players bar in Amarillo,..."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Lost Cause
"...Jack Jackson's Lost Cause: The TrueStory of Famed Gunslinger John Wesley Hardin is..."

Sept. 18, 1998 Books Feature

Signs of Trouble and of Hope at Mendez Middle School
In-district charter seeks to turn around a campus’ longtime struggles
"...District – led by the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (T-STEM) coalition. Along with Communities in Schools (CIS)..."

March 1, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Greed And Criminality
" oversight or actual limits for Wall Street banks and investment firms and such, I say oppose this proposal!..."

Sept. 25, 2008 Postmarks

Lege Lines: The “Sanctuary Cities” Bill's Detrimental Effect
Can anybody reasonably testify in support of SB 4?
"...the House State Affairs Committee last Wed­nes­day, March 15, and bravely pleaded for state lawmakers to vote against the..."

March 24, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Will Texas Be Safe for Romeos and Juliets?
Senate committee recommends not implementing federal sex offender law
"...its own way when it comes to the registration and monitoring of sex offenders...."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

" the aimless suburban milieu of tallboys, hash pipes, and black-sleeved concert shirts, you probably recall at least a..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Music Review by Greg Beets

What's Wrong With Cap Metro ... and What's Right
The transit agency is good at a few things – like digging itself into a public relations ditch
"...That disappointment was followed by a financial scandal – sort of – when the Austin American-Statesman, employing..."

April 24, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

After Life and Liberty
Andrew Shapter's Happiness Is
"...inalienable right to a warm gun. But after watching Andrew Shapter's documentary, Happiness Is, I'd venture another guess: Happiness..."

July 24, 2009 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Myth, Reality, and the State Budget Surplus
Depending on who's doing the talking, next year's budget will have Texas sitting on billions of dollars ... or hot air
"...things certain in Texas – painful property tax bills and politicians who promise R-E-L-I-E-F in campaign commercials. Oh, the..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Hope and Questions Greet Bush Immigration Plan
Austin immigrants share mixed feelings about the proposed federal guest-worker program
"...midmorning the foyer was packed with people clutching paperwork and filling out forms...."

Jan. 23, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Transgender Students and Parents Say the State Is Putting Children in Danger
Is Texas' refusal to implement a national mandate state-sponsored bullying?
"...up next to her mother in bed, looked up and said, "Mommy, I don't want to be like Nala;..."

Sept. 9, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Uber and Lyft Go to City Hall
Will Austin finally have permanent rules governing TNCs?
"...If the rules seem murkier than ever, it’s because they are. Last night, after five hours of discussion,..."

Dec. 18, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

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