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'The Powerful Odor of Mendacity'
An interview with Molly Ivins and Louis Dubose, authors of Bushwhacked: Life in George W. Bush's America.
"...on a Hot Tin Roof, "I detect the powerful odor of mendacity." It's the most intellectually corrupt administration --..."

Oct. 3, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Silence
Two missionaries in feudal Japan are tested
"...the more theological films of Robert Bresson and Carl Theodor Dreyer, works described as “transcendental cinema” in an important..."

Jan. 6, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Utah Supremes Say Search was a Real Stinker
Court reminds cops not to be led by the nose...
"...later said, they could smell the “faint but unmistakable” odor of “marijuana leakin’ out of the cracks of the..."

March 30, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Blades of Glory
This ice-skating comedy demonstrates that just because Will Ferrell is game for anything that might draw a laugh, it doesn't mean he should follow through with every idea that comes his way.
"...Blades of Glory, although mildly amusing, has the dank odor of having gone to the well once too often:..."

March 30, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Twilight Samurai
A near masterpiece, this atypical samurai movie is more an epic of the heart than the battlefield.
"...a down-at-the-heels samurai scoffed at for his heady body odor (surely a sign of a good day’s work well..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Talking Trash
A huge garbage dump in northeast Travis County causes a stink with its neighbors.
"...today, Trek English hasn't smelled the familiar rotten egg odor that often fills her comfortable Walnut Place home. Neither..."

May 17, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Ooh, Ooh … That Smell
If you thought your waster smelled funky lately … you're right.
"...the hot water in the shower: "Water’s harmless taste, odor caused by algae. "Some Austin Water Utility (AWU) customers..."

March 7, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
When Smells Become Odors
"...does an icky landfill smell become an official "nuisance odor" worthy of citation and fines? Currently, it's when the..."

May 9, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Not Clucking Around
East Texas chicken magnate Bo Pilgrim wants a state permit to build a bigger chicken slaughterhouse and waste disposal facility -- right across the creek from Sen. Bill Ratliff's in-laws' vacation home.
"...into Cypress Creek on 215 days. Another page lists odor complaints registered by Mount Pleasant. A separate box contains..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The Copper Tank
"...and three rolls of toilet paper. Pableaux Johnson 1 Odor: N/A. Taste: ?. Aftertaste: potato chips. Two words: Club..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Food Feature

Malodorous Matter
"...unbearable. I, along with many other residents, continuously file odor complaints with the TCEQ. I have yet to see..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Postmarks

Lovejoy's
"...Weak taste. Good finish. Still sober. 13 Appearance: cloudy. Odor: fruity. Wheat beer? Yummy. I feel like I should..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Food Feature

The Dirt on Grubs and Composting
Are black soldier flies the hot new sustainable fuel?
"...In May 2019, the Buda City Council updated its odor-nuisance ordinance, in response to complaints about GrubTubs' operation, to..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Food Feature by Lina Fisher

Possession of Small Amounts of Marijuana Effectively Decriminalized in Travis County
Texas decriminalizes “hemp,” chaos ensues
"...potential strategy: challenging searches that are prompted by an odor of marijuana...."

July 12, 2019 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Austin’s Least-Loved Landfill May Be Poised to Grow Again
The other ACL: The Austin Community Landfill
"...woman said she had started her morning filing an odor complaint with the Texas Commission on Envi­ron­mental Quality after..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Public Notice: What Goes Around ...
This week's news sounds suspiciously familiar
"...but a still a ... sniff sniff ... faint odor about them. To recap, in case you missed last..."

March 20, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Attack of the Crickets
UT suffering under plague of field crickets
"..."Most of the issue is related to the odor because, dead or alive, crickets have a very strong..."

Aug. 3, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Naked City
BFI Fails the Smell Test
"...cited Sunset Farms after the landfill spawned hundreds of odor complaints from neighbors in the Harris Branch, Walnut Place,..."

Dec. 20, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...Landfills De-Odorized?..."

March 22, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Unscented
When Life Doesn't Stink
"...shopping spree. I am perpetually quizzing him about the odors in the cat room, the bathroom, that container of..."

Aug. 11, 1995 Arts Feature by Suzy Banks

Austin at Large: Reform Follows Dysfunction
José Garza and Delia Garza didn't get elected by accident. The cops' own lies show us why.
"...the way down, churning up the powerful and obnoxious odor of mendacity. We can smell it. As we report..."

Aug. 6, 2021 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Best Delta-8 Carts: Top 5 Delta-8 THC Vape Cartridges of 2021
Here's a roundup of the best delta 8 carts on the market
"...get on marijuana and smoke it without the smoke, odors, weird looks, and stares from people. However, some of..."

May 17, 2021 Events Post

Don’t Book ’em, Danno: DPS Backs Off on Pot Busts
State troopers take cite-and-release stance amid continued hemp-law fallout
"...Prince's memo also reminds DPS officers that the odor of cannabis still gives them probable cause to search..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

MFKZ
Franco-Japanese anime spoofs rap culture clumsily
"...and Guillaume 'Run' Renard. Starring: Orelsan, Gringe, Redouanne Harjane, Féodor Atkine, Kelly Marot, Julien Kramer and Emmanuel Karsen...."

Nov. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Luv Doc: An Embarrassment of Riches
The whole clingy aspect of physical affection
"...in for a tight hug on one of those no-deodorant types who are saving the planet by turning it..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

The Luv Doc: Emotional Meltdown
It's almost always the molehill
"...the car with those screeching demons and the rank odor of stale Cheez-Its."..."

Dec. 8, 2017 Column by The Luv Doc

Dear Glutton: Movie Snacks
What food is acceptable to eat in a movie theatre?
"...lesson that day: Never bring anything with a distinctive odor into a movie theatre...."

Aug. 4, 2017 Food Column by Emily Beyda

Summer Fun: Local Skincare Products
Don't sweat it
"...with a refreshing lemon aroma. 512organics’ Pretty Pits Herbal Deodorant ($26) & Calm the Itch Essential Oil ($22) www.512organics.com..."

May 21, 2017 Design Post by Isabella Castro-Cota

Luv Doc: Crock-Pot Potpourri
In which the Luv Doc gives a one-word answer
"...I'm a dancer. I dance in my tiny living..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Column by The Luv Doc

The Luv Doc: Your Public Scent
The Luv Doc finally recommends moderation
"...intense argument with a co-worker of mine about body odor. My opinion is that colognes and perfumes are fine..."

Aug. 22, 2014 Column by The Luv Doc

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