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The Luv Doc: Plumber's Butt
Maybe you should try something really dirty
" takes forever to drain. I would call a plumber but I am afraid that would be really expensive..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Column by The Luv Doc

D&D Dispatch No. 2: A Plumber Helps Voters Pee
A plumber helps voters pee
"...girls room is broken. But no worries. Curtis the plumber will save us. Curtis is the new Joe, and..."

Nov. 4, 2008 News Post by Nora Ankrum

Hail to the Hustle: Searching for Joey Plumber
Zero! Zero? Zero.
"...Joe the Plumber (and his cuz, Joe Six-Pack) have garnered more attention..."

Oct. 17, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Joe the Plumber
Andy needs his pipes tightened.
"...burning question that I have: Who is Joe the Plumber?!?..."

Oct. 15, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

The Plumber's Publisher
Mike Levy stays in the background as Texas Monthly's publisher, but takes center stage as a one-man activist group.
"...of humanity I see in this city. I'm a plumber's son. I know where I came from. Most of..."

July 20, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Welcome to Mooseport
Ray Romano, Gene Hackman, Maura Tierney, and Marcia Gay Harden search in vain for a laughtrack in Mooseport, Maine.
"...and through a set of embarrassing coincidences, the town plumber, "Handy" Harrison, turns out to be also running for..."

Feb. 20, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

2000 by – (Program Four)
" man's apartment into the dwelling below causes a plumber to come by, tear a hole in his floor,..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

2000 Seen by – (Program Three)
" man's apartment into the dwelling below causes a plumber to come by, tear a hole in his floor,..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Life Is Sweet
"...sort who has chosen a career as a professional plumber. Nicola is a bulimic (and, perhaps, agoraphobic) whose eating..."

March 13, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

So, Who's Your Contractor?
How to find the contractor needle in the Cro-Magnon haystack
"...slabs. There's the space for the sink that the plumber swore was going to be installed by the time..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Features Feature by Richard Whittaker

Like Being Killed
"...and, when she finally gets around to calling the plumber, has the most disturbing S&M affair with him I..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Books Feature by Marion Winik

Lubitsch's Last Hurrah
New AFS Essential Cinema series covers the 'Touch' from pre-war to 'Cluny Brown'
"...titular Cluny Brown, had Charles Boyer at the word "plumber."..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Screens Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Waterboarded in South Austin
Polly Parsons is still getting hassled by water supplier
"...her of the leak and recommended she call his plumber, who found no leak. A second plumber also came..."

Sept. 24, 2010 News Feature by Amy Smith

Wrestling Legend Dustin Rhodes Keeps Steppin'
The Austin native continues a family legacy with a new TV show and a revived career
" Austin. The Son of the Son of a Plumber..."

Jan. 3, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Family
The family that slays together, stays together – even in witness protection.
"...their answer to everything, whether in response to a plumber’s attempt to extort a king’s ransom for a new..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Mystery Team
The Mystery Team is a crime-solving trio of clueless high school seniors, brought to us by the five-person troupe called Derrick Comedy.
"...his ludicrous, anachronistic costumings (a rail-riding hobo, a Mexican plumber in poncho and sombrero, a top-hatted aristocrat trying to..."

Aug. 28, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Media Watch: Top 10 Media Stories of 2008
"...our time, the mainstream media focused on Joe the Plumber, crazy preachers, socialism, and Sarah Palin's relative hotness. On..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Screening Calls
What to see and when and where to see it at SXSW Film 04
" the slightest weight infraction. Then she meets the plumber Jean, who comes to her apartment to fix a..."

March 12, 2004 Screens Feature

Bread and Tulips
An endearing romantic daydream about an underappreciated housewife who decides on whim to not return home.
" of his wrinkled shirts and sends an unemployed plumber fond of mystery novels (Battiston) to find Rosalba in..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Humor, Introspection, Ecstasy
UT Composer Dan Welcher is one step away from greatness.
"...Turns out, there was a plumber in the class, who told Welcher that he didn't..."

April 13, 2001 Music Feature by Robert Faires

The Insider
Brief Interviews with important People
" see you again. It's no different than a plumber you call out once versus being a contractor and..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

A Merry War
"...somewhere, and pursue his true destiny as an ecstatic plumber of deep truths ignored by the smug bourgeois masses...."

Oct. 23, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Beyond
A woman inherits a hotel that was built over a gate to hell. Man, I hate it when that happens.
"...the painter topples screaming off of his scaffolding, the plumber has his eyes sucked out in the flooded basement,..."

June 12, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Shut Up and Drum: Thor Harris Talks Politics and Humanity
We spent election day with local percussive rebel
"...Harris fully understands the latter arena. In 2017, the percussionist/carpenter/luthier/plumber appeared in front of a rainbow flag via Twitter..."

July 31, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

The Make It Movement Wants You to Learn a Trade and Love What You Do
Can skilled jobs and career education change Texas culture?
" something like 59; the average age of a plumber is 62. So as those folks are getting older..."

Dec. 27, 2019 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Day Trips: Toilet Seat Museum
Toilet seat art collection relocates to The Colony
"...A retired master plumber and artist, Barney started his potty-lid art project by..."

July 12, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Luv Doc: Not Mellow at All
There is an unwritten social contract to indoor plumbing
"...insulting the hard work and craftsmanship of the noble plumber – some hardworking person who probably falls asleep each..."

April 19, 2019 Column by The Luv Doc

Day Trips: Toilet Seat Art Museum, San Antonio
Hundreds of commode covers become canvases for 97-year-old artist
"...the years Smith held a variety of jobs including plumber, maintenance supervisor, graphic artist, and chaplain. After retirement he..."

June 8, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Dear Glutton: Threeway Dining
An out-of-the-way place to get to know your group before group sex
"...both preschool teachers, all your friends, your landlord, your plumber, and all of your judgmental neighbors, no one will..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Food Column by Emily Beyda

Undocumented, Unafraid
Balancing fear and power in the wake of ICE arrests
"...I got deported. This is my home." William, a plumber, said: "We're here to work. We're not criminal. We..."

March 10, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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