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Attack of the Crickets
UT suffering under plague of field crickets
"...under a plague of thousands upon thousands of field crickets. Could the biblical smite of frogs, gnats, and locusts..."

Aug. 3, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Of Cactuses, Crickets, and Cars
Cataloguing the diverse wonders of FronteraFest Long Fringe 2006
"...deal in some way with those chirping insects called crickets and an imaginary village in Maine. The tale of..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Eating Bugs Is the Future of Sustainable Farming?
Austin entomophagy advocates bring the crispy, crunchy taste of crickets to the masses
"...insect charcuterie when "they did a mortadella with toasted crickets instead of toasted pistachios." Although there are tens of..."

Feb. 15, 2019 Food Feature by Jessi Devenyns

Austin’s Ninth Annual Bug (Eating) Festival
Two legs good, six legs tasty!
"...Some people like to eat their crickets plain. Some people like to eat them after the..."

June 1, 2016 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Dolly Parton Glitters Up Red River
Rhinestone cowgirl’s three-hour stand of virtuosity
"...lightbulbs strung among them twinkling as the sound of crickets transformed the Erwin Center into the Tennessee backyard of..."

Dec. 7, 2016 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Love Is All Around
Tracking Sonny Curtis and his tall, West Texas tales
"...Holly's funeral, "I Fought the Law" appeared on the Crickets' post-Holly debut, In Style With the Crickets. J.I. Allison..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Not Fade Away
The 2004 / 05 Austin Music Awards. In a word, roots.
"...century into this call for an encore. Naturally, the Crickets obliged...."

March 11, 2005 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Love in the Time of War
Nanci Griffith returns after a four-year absence, heart, mind, and activism in hand
"...Music Awards March 16. She'll be appearing with the Crickets, and while it may sound like an odd pairing,..."

Feb. 25, 2005 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

First Plates Extra Helpings: What’s Cooking in the Entomophagy Scene?
Among other things, would you believe … crickets as a Dai Due special?
"...local chefs. Some of them have been experimenting with crickets and doing really cool things with them. At Barley..."

Feb. 4, 2015 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Robert Nathan Allen Wants You to Eat Some Bugs
And you could, too – especially this Saturday in Zilker Park
"...large-scale producer of food-grade insects. Not the mealworms and crickets that you can buy in bulk from growers who..."

June 26, 2013 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Learning the Game
Learning Buddy Holly's game, 203 tracks at a time
"...the Buddy Holly warble (soon to be hiccup). Future Crickets drummer and mainstay to this day Jerry Allison appears..."

Feb. 5, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Shower
"...pass the time drinking tea and sparring with caged crickets. The bathhouse is a link to a simpler time,..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hopper Energy Bars Ready to Jump Into the Local Market
Mixing it up with peanuts and honey and crickets and more
"...these bars is cricket powder. Made from dried, ground-up crickets. Which is, of course, healthy and all-natural protein...."

June 17, 2014 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Bug Up and Educate Yourself on Entomophagy
Saving the planet, one bug at a time
"...the most interesting taco I have ever eaten. Cooked crickets, incidentally, do not have much individual flavor. Perhaps, then,..."

May 29, 2013 Food Post by Jessi Cape

The Hightower Report
Bugs Benedict? Bee Stroganoff?; and Tea Party Toys With Consumer Protection
"...– all the way to buffalo worms, locusts, caterpillars, crickets, and other insects for human consumption. Just as the..."

April 29, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

Super Troopers 2
Vermont's finest return, and this time they're Canadian.
"...gang’s perseverance in the face of the sound of crickets chirruping in the Vermont woods when they pitched the..."

April 27, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Rough Night
Girls gone murderously wild
"...his beloved is so misconceived, you can hear the crickets chirp...."

June 23, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Silence
Two missionaries in feudal Japan are tested
"...sets the film’s overall tone as the sound of crickets gives way to the thick fog that will come..."

Jan. 6, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip
Call the exterminator: The tuneful rodents are back
"...a subsequent joke about his dogshit-eating masterpiece Pink Flamingos? (Crickets in the theatre when that one dropped, btw.) As..."

Dec. 18, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Take a Walk on the Wild Side
The ancient art of foraging for food is aged to perfection
"...bugs will be unearthed. Score! Foraged insects like grasshoppers, crickets, grubs, and caterpillars are becoming increasingly relevant in discussions..."

April 4, 2014 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

The Future of Food Is Now
From drones to cricket flour to apps designed to make food deserts extinct, social justice is at the intersection of food and technology
"...Food," the answer lies in grubs. And ants. And crickets...."

Feb. 28, 2014 Screens Feature by Melanie Haupt

Not Quite the Usual Holiday Gift Ideas
Something a little different for your loved ones this year
"...give them a bit of water and a few crickets each week, and that's about it. (And crickets are..."

Dec. 12, 2012 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Power of Three
With ZZ Top mowing down the Backyard this weekend, the power of three – trios – comes into play
"...Blue Moon Boys, Johnny Burnette Trio, and Buddy Holly's Crickets paved the way, trios virtually reinvented themselves after the..."

April 13, 2007 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...to "lounge naked in your back yard" with the "crickets and salamanders." (If you're lounging naked with crickets and..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Column

Opposes McMansion Ordinance
"...to “lounge naked in your back yard” with the “crickets and salamanders.” (If you're lounging naked with crickets and..."

Oct. 19, 2006 Postmarks

2004-05 Austin Music Awards
Austin Music Hall, Wednesday, March 16
"...Sonny Curtis and Nanci Griffith along with the remaining Crickets strolled on...."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Page Two
It has never been a secret that the magic ingredient that makes SXSW work is Austin
"...The Crickets: Sonny Curtis, J.I. Allison, Joe Mauldin – with very..."

Feb. 25, 2005 Column by Louis Black

Roadside Playboys and Texana Dames
The Hancock Family's long, strange, supernatural musical journey
"...its job. Buddy Holly was 10 years dead, the Crickets dispersed, and Waylon Jennings on his way to fame..."

Dec. 31, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Day Trips
The Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock is home to a tribute to one of Texas’ favorite sons and also provides a venue for international and local visual art exhibits
"...more than a year later Buddy Holly & the Crickets were in Norman Petty's Clovis, N.M., studio to record..."

Dec. 10, 2004 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

I'm Not Scared
Sun-dappled sadism and sweet innocence merge in this psychological thriller that sees evil from a young Italian boy's point of view.
"...Scared fairly smolders, and the constant sound of grinding crickets only adds to the eerie brilliance.) Salvatores’ smartest play..."

May 21, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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