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Drunk on a Train
Four friends bar crawl their way down the Capital Metro Red Line
"...hours later, we went home blitzed, but a group text preserved our conversations about ghost clothes, Game Dads, and..."

July 13, 2018 Food Feature by Emily Beyda

Beachcombing Is Always Better With a Good Companion
This new illustrated guide is the perfect summertime accessory
"...only something of that quality could match the book’s text. Because that’s what Burgard herself does with words here:..."

June 22, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Now Streaming in Austin: Distance
He said, she said, IRL and online, in Distance
"...together, in any order, creating a "Choose Your Own Adventure component," said Dobrenko...."

May 11, 2018 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

Shakey Graves’ SXSW Scavenger Hunt
Tape Quest encourages fans to explore Austin
"...Austin native calls a “badass, outdated, and somewhat contrived adventure.” He’s personally created strange mixtapes, glued them into vintage..."

March 12, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Art in Public Places' Wander
This interactive public artwork creates narrative pathways for you to travel in Downtown Austin
"...few stops. Fortunately for us, Wander works in classic you-know-what-your-own-adventure style, meaning that you can retrace your steps from..."

Dec. 22, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Sister of Shattering Glass
A new supernatural thriller spills out, live, through your phone
"...the weird story unfolded exclusively through messages – mostly texts, but also images and sounds – sent directly to..."

Feb. 8, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Gift Guide 2016: Coffeetable Books
Big books give heft to big success stories about women in business, Flatbed Press, UT’s collections, Pan Am, and the Spurs
"...case studies for the Flatbed process, introducing each with text providing background on the artist as well as the..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Tabletop Games for the Holidays
Whether you're a neophyte or a gaming guru, we've got you covered
"...packs spoofing everything from H.P. Lovecraft and pirates to Adventure Time and romance (Love Shark Baby, anyone?), there's something..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

Words Without Music: A Memoir
Famed Austin composer appraises the autobiography of Philip Glass, father of the modern classical avant-garde
"...well as personal anecdotes both funny and moving, the text captivates. Skeptics could question Glass' humility or self-awareness, but..."

May 29, 2015 Music Feature by Graham Reynolds

Song of the Sea
From the director of The Secret of Kells comes this lovely work of animation about the Celtic selkies.
"...their bossy but well-meaning grandmother in the city, an adventure ensues, one that involves a magical seashell, hapless fairies..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Lit-urday: Children's Edition
Five new releases, fun for kids and their handlers
"...her historic journey to become a world-class ballerina. The text is poetic and used sparingly, letting the words reverberate..."

Nov. 1, 2014 Books Post by Jessi Cape

You’re Probably Not Watching AMC’s ‘Halt and Catch Fire’
Here are five reasons why you should
"...its tech nerd heroes. Last Sunday’s episode featured a text-based game called Adventure. When one programmer makes a clever..."

July 9, 2014 Screens Post by Rod Machen

The Fault in Our Stars
The film does justice to the popular novel in this judicious teen tearjerker.
"...compliment; the way she lights up when receiving a text message, thinking she’s playing it cool when her parents..."

June 6, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

An Alternative to SXSW: Unplug Yourself
And who needs human interaction, anyway?
"...with the idea that a world of innovation and adventure’s currently down the street. Should that be the case,..."

March 7, 2014 Screens Post by Chase Hoffberger

Non-Stop
Liam Neeson plays a flawed lawman once again, this time tasked with finding the terrorist on a plane.
"...were trying to turn air travel into a white-knuckle adventure. Fortunately, the future of commercial aviation won’t be harmed..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Change of Venue
This year, FronteraFest is takin' it to the streets – and a chapel, a bookstore, a home ...
"...a warehouse, or a writer's residence for a performance adventure...."

Jan. 10, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Q&A Hole: What's the Best Thing They Got for Christmas?
And what's the best thing they gave? Nine citizens answer.
"...is a light bulb exploding in space, with the text in a circle around it. I spent some hours..."

Jan. 1, 2014 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Doug Dorst, Part Two: The Coffeehouse Transcript About 'S.' Continues!
Shout-out to JJ Abrams, who would've LOVED that peanut-butter cup.
"...then I'm more interested in the annotations than the text. There's some weird …..."

Dec. 10, 2013 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Yes Yes: Sundance Announces 2014 Class
Austinites a-plenty in Competition and NEXT slates
"...for liberation in the Third World, accompanied by classic text from The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon...."

Dec. 4, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The AggreGAYtor: October 28
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Bill and Ted end their problematic adventure, Peter LaBarbera thinks gay is gross, and Colorado gets..."

Oct. 28, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Kickstart Your Weekend With 'Lioness'
Experimental adventure game will have you questioning life
"...more detail in the project description: It's "an experimental adventure game about human connection."..."

July 26, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

The Great Artdoors
Summer's here, and the time is right for outdoor performances all over Central Texas
"...theatre with Donald Margulies' hilarious salute to 19th century adventure tales, with three actors conjuring high seas, exotic islanders,..."

May 17, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Gift for Every Gamer
Put yourself in the shoes of your gaming giftee and answer the following questions on your path to the perfect purchase.
"...#game { background-image:url('/Images/step-connector.png'); background-repeat:repeat-y; background-position:top center; width:620px; text-align:center; } #game.all { background-image:none; } #game .game { text-align:left;..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

The AggreGAYtor: October 23
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...• Jim and Mary O’Reilly, who are as charismatic..."

Oct. 23, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Kickstarter's Dark Side
Don't forget your due diligence
"...Fine Productions asked for $400,000 to make Double Fine Adventure and got about $3 million on top of that,..."

May 2, 2012 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Pop Culture Pop Quiz
Can you speak geek? Define these Ready Player One references.
"...i) One of the first text-based adventure games, developed in the late Seventies..."

Aug. 19, 2011 Books Feature

Page Two: In the Moment, Part 2
A fascinating lesson in history
"...likely to make it sound like a difficult history text or an overly opinionated polemic. In other words, it..."

July 29, 2011 Column by Louis Black

Pages And Pages of Free Comics
Flicking through this year's Free Comic Book Day comics
"...Rescue Rangers (Kaboom): Straight from the decade of anthropomorphic adventure, two of Disney's classic eighties cartoons get the glossy..."

May 5, 2011 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

The Fates Will Find Their Way
A small town wonders about the girl who got away in this debut novel
"...actual events that transpired and the Choose Your Own Adventure-style chapters the young men have concocted...."

Feb. 11, 2011 Books Review by Monica Riese

The Year in Books
Freedom, Finkler, and Kids of America
"...future Bond brainfather Ian Fleming); Elif Batuman's The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

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