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Some Parts of the World Pt. 4
More from the Netherlands' city center
"...The big news here is that [Ratko] Mladić is finally..."

June 8, 2011 Music Post by BettySoo

The Hitman’s Bodyguard
I will always love you
"...An end-of-summer burst of adrenaline, The Hitman’s Bodyguard promises nothing more and nothing less. If..."

Aug. 18, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Luv Doc: A Rock-Solid Friend
Any wedding planner who claims to actually know the difference between shrimp and flamingo is blowing puce up your rosebud
"...I just found out yesterday that she is inviting the boyfriend of one of my other friends and they..."

Sept. 9, 2016 Column by The Luv Doc

Some Parts of the World Pt. 3
BettySoo, live from the Netherlands
"...I was in the wrong place, but it must have been the right..."

June 5, 2011 Music Post by BettySoo

What a Crazy Weekend for the Horns
"...There are many adjectives I could use to describe this..."

April 16, 2008 Sports Post by Christopher Bond

Death Watch: Texecutioners vs. the World
Capital case raises questions of international consular rights
"...Condoleezza Rice and to Attorney Gen­eral Michael Mukasey, thanking the pair for their written request of the month before...."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Grinch v. Charlie Brown
The Great Christmas Special Debate
"...The Grinch or Charlie Brown? Snoopy or Max? All the..."

Dec. 27, 1996 Screens Feature

Sticking it to the Fat, Lazy Americans
International Acts at SXSW
"...Death Metal Symphony in Deep C. It's just what the name implies - a full metal symphony - and..."

March 13, 1998 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Playing on the Past
"...Gorf. QBert. Zaxxon. Kaboom. Yar's Revenge. Hunt the Wumpus. Dig Dug. For anyone who's ever played them,..."

June 11, 1999 Screens Feature by Chris Baker

Darfur Now
For all the film’s rallying efforts, its meandering structure and absence of a central focal point result in a film about genocide that is, as unbelievable as it sounds, kind of boring.
"...Directed by: Ted Braun. The world can be a terrifying place. No doubt there...."

Dec. 7, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

World Party
The Crossing Border Festival left my brain slightly overcast
" centers. In Den Haag, Holland, last week for the Crossing Border Festival, a whirl of music and literature..."

Nov. 25, 2009 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

SXSW Music: Third Whopping List
Another 547 acts booked for the 2015 Music Conference
"...To get a perspective on the vastness of South by Southwest, consider that this morning’s..."

Jan. 13, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW’s Eighth Artist List
Nathaniel Rateliff, Bun B, Rob Stone, and 141 more
" Southwest added 144 new acts this morning, among them R&B breakouts Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Houston..."

Feb. 15, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Death Watch: Hearing in Tamayo Clemency Case
Judge will consider whether Texas process is fair
"...and a stay of his imminent execution – barring the state from acting on his bid for clemency until..."

Jan. 20, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

SXSW List No. 5
NOFX, Leon Russell, and Trae Tha Truth join Iggy Pop
"...Yesterday, in a standalone announcement, South by Southwest confirmed the 2016 conference’s first superstar – Iggy Pop. The leathery..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Moscow Now, Here
The New Russian Drama Festival opens a hotline to the culture of Russia today
"...Russians have been taking to the streets all year. On Feb. 4, somewhere between 35,000..."

March 9, 2012 Arts Feature by Dan Solomon

Venus: Shocking Blue & Cabanel
The Shocking Blue scores Alexandre Cabanel's Birth of Venus
"...a mountain top, Was burning like a silver flame. The summit of beauty and love, And Venus was her..."

July 20, 2007 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Letters at 3AM
The collapse of the American political process in Election Year 2000 is both an event in itself and a world-class metaphor: The American Century is over.
"...Election Day developments here and abroad have both raised the stakes and highlighted what the stakes really are:..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Column by Michael Ventura

International Bands
Around the world in one-liners
"...The Hague Rock City..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Being Biehn
James Cameron's go-to action guy brings both barrels this weekend
"...nuke an underwater civilization or travel through time to father his own future commander, who did he turn to..."

Jan. 13, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Leveling Judgment Against Israel
"...Dear Editor, The Israeli government and Gaza have both signed off on..."

Jan. 19, 2009 Postmarks

Supremes to Hear Case of Mexican National on Death Row
Convicted and sentenced to death for 1993 gang rape and murder, Jose Medellin has argued his case should be overturned.
"...The U.S. Supreme Court said on April 30 that it..."

May 4, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

It's Not All Laughs
When it comes to politicians making fools of themselves, it doesn't always have to be a laughing matter.
"...from political manipulator to cuddly uncle by buying off the Washington press corps with a few lame dance moves...."

April 2, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

May 6th
A fitting epitaph for the always controversial Van Gogh
"...Koch Lorber, $24.98 First, the history lesson: Dutch filmmaker Theo Van Gogh, great-grandnephew of..."

March 2, 2007 Screens Review by Marc Savlov

Isn't Rape a War Crime?
"...wondering why "war crimes" was put in quotes in the Calling the Ghosts movie synopsis in the online version..."

May 13, 2005 Postmarks

Amsterdam Calling
" be boring and never even show much in the way of vital signs ... that's something else entirely...."

March 19, 2004 Music Review by Jerry Renshaw

Food-o-File: Weekend Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...Sometimes there is too much Austin food news to squeeze into..."

Jan. 24, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Naked City
Case must go through state courts first
"...On May 23, the U.S. Supreme Court set aside the appeal filed by..."

May 27, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

World Court Ruling Not Enforceable
Supremes stiff death row inmate
"...courts are not required to adhere to rulings by the United Nations' International Court of Justice (the so-called world..."

April 4, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Ellis legislation stems from cases of Mexican nationals held on Texas' death row
"...On March 22, the Senate Criminal Justice Committee passed SB 603, Houston Democrat..."

April 1, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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