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Top Nonsense and No Nonsense Contributors
Dollars are the ammo in same-sex marriage war
"...Two of Gov. Rick Perry's most faithful campaign donors are the chief underwriters of campaigns to ban same-sex..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Stopping the Nonsense
The No Nonsense campaign gears up to derail the national anti-gay crusade
"...consulting office, currently doubling as the headquarters for the No Nonsense in November campaign, Maxey on this particular September..."

Oct. 7, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Chisum Spouts Nonsense in Gay Marriage Debate
Rabid anti-gay representative takes on liberal Austin
"...What was he thinking? Of course, Chisum did not expect to win over any new converts, but the..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Belgian Sans Nonsense
Il Rifugio's Belgian Fare Delightful in Its Simplicity
"...Il Rifugio..."

Aug. 14, 1998 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

A Numbers Game in County Court at Law No. 4
Jeffers campaign promotes inaccurate caseload stats to Chronicle
"...A central issue in the County Court at Law No. 4 judicial campaign is the “backlog” of cases. The..."

Feb. 21, 2020 News Post by Michael King

No Need for Election Detox
County Judge primary campaign begins to bubble
"...junkie concerned about going cold turkey for Thanksgiving, there’s no need to worry. March 2014 primary campaigns have been..."

Nov. 10, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Designating Icons Is Nonsense
"...Editor, Re: Iconic Business Commission ["Icon or Eyesore?," News, Nov. 24]: Our first location [Off the Wall] was in..."

Dec. 2, 2006 Postmarks

Toll-Road Piece 'Riddled With Nonsense'
"...Editor: Mike Clark-Madison's toll-road piece was so riddled with nonsense it's hard to know where to begin ["Austin at..."

May 26, 2004 Postmarks

No Stone Untenured
ACTLab Director and Visionary Sandy Stone
"..."Deep in the heart of technolopolis Austin, Sandy Stone is the vibrant theoretical force of..."

May 15, 1998 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

Lege Lines: Texas GOP Tees up More Voter ID Nonsense
Secretary of State issues election advisory, ignites right-wing voter fraud frenzy
"...Spray-Tan took to his iPhone to assert that "58,000 non-citizens voted in Texas. ... These numbers are just the..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

No Law & Order
"...years ago, the Austin Music Awards aftershow choices are no longer limited to the Iguanas' annual festival-eve set at..."

March 12, 1999 Music Feature

Anti-LGBTQ Nonsense Sucks Up AISD Oxygen
Texas Values, Concerned Parents of Texas sow fear and misinformation
"...officers planning to escort her out if she did not leave on her own, which she did – reciting..."

Aug. 30, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

The Hightower Report: The Emperor Has No Clothes
This man is so far gone
"...grifters. Yet, buoyed by his explosive ego, President Trump pronounced his start historic: "I don't think there's ever been..."

March 17, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

Cornyn: No on Sotomayor
Texas Senator says his doubts about her "liberal judicial activism" too great
"...was that he would oppose a filibuster of her nomination. Now he's confirmed what was broadly suspected: That he'll..."

July 24, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Mary Poppins Returns
The perfect nanny returns, the same as last time
"...from the east once again to carry everyone’s favorite no-nonsense nanny to Cherry Tree Lane in this happy sequel..."

Dec. 21, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Hotel Artemis
A bleak but stylish future, where only criminals can afford healthcare
"...which the city of Los Angeles has become a nonstop riot zone, the Hotel Artemis stands in plain sight..."

June 8, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Man Called Ove
A grumpy old man finds his heart
"...Ove, which is based on the wry 2012 debut novel by Swedish blogger Fredrick Backman. In the tradition of..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Saving Mr. Banks
Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson star in this story about how Walt Disney convinced the prickly author of Mary Poppins to sell her creation to Hollywood.
"...Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Paul Giamatti, Bradley Whitford, B.J. Novak, Jason Schwartzman, Annie Rose Buckley, Ruth Wilson and Rachel..."

Dec. 20, 2013 Movie Review by Steve Davis

In the Valley of Elah
Paul Haggis and Tommy Lee Jones deliver a scorching film that's part police procedural, part family melodrama, and all about our national failures in Iraq.
"...Elah is really three movies in one: one fine, another brilliant, the third neither fine nor brilliant. First and..."

Sept. 21, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

5x2
Ozon's film begins at the end and leads backward over the slow death of a couple's marital bliss, but even while we’re flipping through the snapshots of two people’s disenchantment with each other, it never feels tawdry or excessive or, for that matter, very interesting.
"...film, 2003’s Hichcockian homage Swimming Pool, and while there’s no Ludivine Sagnier – or Charlotte Rampling for that matter..."

Sept. 16, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bad Company
"...Bumped from its initial September release plan, Bad Company now has another misfortune of timing to grapple with as..."

June 7, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Air Force One
"...Liesel Matthews, Dean Stockwell, Xander Berkeley and Glenn Close. Another day, another summer blockbuster. Really, my ears are ringing..."

July 25, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Late Bloomers
"...Julia Dyer. Starring: Connie Nelson and Dee Hennigan. I've known so many gay people who are reduced to honking,..."

June 27, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Other Woman
Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, and Kate Upton play gals who team together to ruin the mutual philanderer in their lives.
"...as the movie progresses. Carly Whitten (Diaz) is a no-nonsense, Manhattan career woman who rudely discovers that Mark King..."

April 25, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Midnight in Paris
Midnight in Paris just goes to show that if you wait long enough Woody Allen will finally deliver another terrific movie.
"...Tower, Sacré-Coeur, the Arc de Triomphe. That would be enough to make most tourists swoon, but Gil (Wilson), a..."

June 10, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family
Madea is tasked once again with fixing a broken family.
"...Davis, Shad “Bow Wow” Moss, David Mann, Tamela Mann, Shannon Kane, Isaiah Mustafa, Natalie Desselle Reid, Rodney Perry, Teyana..."

April 29, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Frances McDormand's Miss Pettigrew is an unemployed nanny who bluffs her way into a job as the "social secretary" for the brain-dead, proto-fashionista, Yank-on-holiday starlet Delysia Lafosse, played by Amy Adams.
"...Pace, Mark Strong and Ciarán Hinds. The Blitz was not all chip-rationing and stiff-upper-lipness for the Londoners who endured..."

March 7, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Once Upon a Time in Mexico
The third film in Robert Rodriguez’s south-of-the-border action trilogy is a whole lot of movie.
"...you have a whole lot of movie. But Rodriguez’s no-nonsense style keeps things moving along briskly. The film doesn’t..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Whatever
"...Chad Morgan, Frederic Forrest, Kathryn Rossiter, Marc Riffon, Dan Montano and John G. Connolly. Troubled suburban teenhood - it's..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Martha & Ethel
"...Hoop Dreams the cinematic climate seems ripe for more nonfiction films. Enter Martha and Ethel, a film not only..."

April 28, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

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