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The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle
This high-tech update of the beloved Rocky & Bullwinkle cartoon has none of the wit of the original.
"...Why do classic cartoon characters age so badly? Just like Bugs and..."

June 15, 2001 Screens Review by Mike Emery

The environment, the alleged marijuana, the traffic, Ventura's highway, and more.
"...all current residents of Austin continue to drive their cars everywhere, because, if enough bicyclists and transit users move..."

June 8, 2001 Column

"...gals were there, but from the number of late-model cars parked around the area with large, conservatively dressed gentlemen..."

March 16, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Life at the Cha-Cha Palace
Stephen MacMillan Moser takes a trip down the yellow brick-laid, disco ball-lit memory lane in the world of Austin's Seventies Disco scene.
"...the earth under that asphalt, it's surprising that the cars can keep still...."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Power Games
Eight reasons to go on living if you don't' own a PlayStation2
"...tracks, as well as a spectrum of top-rated muscle cars like Top Fuel, Pro Mod, and Alcohol Funny Car,..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Screens Feature by Marcel Meyer

Redd Light Special
One right fine Tele-pickin' dude
"...and still lack the power of an Eighties Mac Classic. And a TV set? Tiny black & white screen,..."

Nov. 10, 2000 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Nouvelle Cafe
Chronicle Cuisines writer Rebecca Chastenet de Géry finds something unexpected in Granite Cafe's latest incarnation.
"...ball game. Chef Dickey has broken away from the classic American bistro menu of his predecessors, adventuring south of..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Food Feature

Dancing About Architecture
101X fires program director Alan Smith; Man's Ruin ain't coming back after all.
"...with Jack Nitzsche, co-author of the Jackie DeShannon/ Ramones classic "Needles and Pins," passing away at age 63 from..."

Sept. 1, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Ken Lieck goes to Florida and leaves readers high and dry with a best of column.
"...3.) The Li'l Vixen: The classic White Trash Slut with Alcoholic Tendencies. The only reason..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Nailing the Market
The next time you go out to eat, keep an eye out for the work of Austin artist Elizabeth Guenthner. She's showing in almost every cafe where it's possible to display art, and her works' precise, distinctly disturbing beauty is simply transcendent.
"...Guenthner's classic precision of line drawing and watercolor is framed by..."

July 14, 2000 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

From Here to Eternity
The only punk rock band that mattered, and why they still do
"...found themselves in the middle of the tumult. With cars ablaze, police cracking heads, and bricks flying, the band..."

May 19, 2000 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

South by South First
It's All in the Latitude
"...Continental Club would fit right in with their big-fendered cars. Every table (except on the patio) is a booth,..."

March 10, 2000 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Mercedes Martinez Restaurant & Bar
It's All in the Latitude
"...seems to do its biggest business weekday mornings, when cars line up bumper-to-bumper to cop the breakfast taco specials..."

March 10, 2000 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

Southern Comfort
The Chronicle food staff has scoured Austin in search of the city's best down-home eateries; they're served up within.
"...of a trailer, and most patrons sat in their cars scarfing down her satisfying soul food. Now she's got..."

March 3, 2000 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

Sea Cruise
Sailing into the sunset on Delbert McClinton's Blues Crusie.
"...raises the roof off the place, the Frankie Ford classic working its magic. Problem is, since the Austin entertainer..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Dancing About Architecture
SXSW kicks into gear, Eric Johnson gets intense, and things keep falling apart
"...comic"... Have you seen the Stevie Ray Vaughan toy cars yet? Yes? Well, you'll still need to shift some..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

The Doobie Brothers Long Train Runnin' 1970-2000 (Warner Archives/Rhino)
Box Sets
" set when you can turn on your local classic rock station and hear a Doobies tune within the..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Music Review by Greg Beets

Dancing About Architecture
The dulcet tones of the karaoke fill the former Electric Lounge, but that's not the fate of the building.
"...week of Garza's wedding ("And we both bought new cars, too!") is 101X morning deejay and programming director Sara..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Lipstick Traces
" Janis Joplin) belie their author's leathery exterior. Hynde's classic crunching pop is in place with the radio-friendly "Human"..."

July 16, 1999 Music Review

The Man With Susan's Plan
"...six years there where I parked a lot of cars...."

June 25, 1999 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Page Two
"...having with their downtown redevelopment campaign. Memphis had a classic case of suburban white flight, and downtown is, for..."

June 4, 1999 Column by Nick Barbaro

Dazed and Confused
"...pie throwing, but also huge carnival rides and flying cars right there on the football field? The PTA at..."

May 28, 1999 Screens Feature

King of the Hillbillies
"...on the clotheslines, the abandoned washing machines and wrecked cars, Jesus and Elvis ... and then there's Jesco White,..."

May 7, 1999 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Texas Platters
Surfin' Senorita
"...the polka-conjunto connection. Yum! Even amidst 15 shrine-worthy instant classics, two cuts stand out: Donna Ho's nestling ukeleles on..."

March 5, 1999 Music Review

Book Reviews
"...of mind. Duane's home life recalls Robert Earl Keen's now-classic song, "Merry Christmas From the Family," while the new..."

Feb. 19, 1999 Books Review

Trunk Full of Funk
First Degree Hip-Hop
"...sell thousands of units from the trunk of their cars - undetected by SoundScan or the record industry at..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Two Turntables and a Microphone
Austin's DJ Culture
"...everything from the deep grooves and soulful vocals of classic house to the stuttering, staccato thudisms of gabber and..."

May 29, 1998 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Cinema du Fromage
Directors Dumber Than Ed Wood, Jr.!
"...know that while Billy Wilder was walking away with Oscars for Sunset Blvd., Irma la Douce, The Apartment, and..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Screens Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Beat the Clock
Rediscovering the Danger in Theatre Under the Gun
" We talked about Ehn. We talked about stripping cars and the idea of hospitality. Then Robert put on..."

Dec. 5, 1997 Arts Feature by Adrienne Martini

Violators Will Be Punished
" Jim Hughes with his startling ability to mimic classic EC Comics art (most notably Wally Wood). For a..."

Sept. 12, 1997 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

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