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The Tipping Point
By raising menu prices and eliminating gratuity, restaurateurs hope they've found the recipe for a better quality of life for staff
"...Shake Shack proprietor Danny Meyer's recent decision to remove tipping from all his restaurants. Adam Rapoport, editor-in-chief of Bon..."

March 25, 2016 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Tipping System Is Bad News
"...Dear Editor, The article about servers and tipping caught my interest [“Split Parties,” Food, Nov. 4]. Years..."

Nov. 10, 2005 Postmarks

British Tipping Correction
"...Dear Editor, I have just read your article on tipping – an excellent and eye-opening piece for a European..."

Dec. 1, 2005 Postmarks

The Tipping Point
Austin and Travis County fail to deliver mental health care

June 4, 2010 News Feature by Amy Smith

Small Tipping Yuppies Push Smoking Ban

April 15, 2005 Postmarks

Split Parties
Away from the table, several sides to the tipping story
"...Mr. Pink (played by Steve Buscemi) doesn't believe in tipping, and a classic rant about the American institution of..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Kicks
A boy and his Air Jordans
"...Directed by: Justin Tipping. Starring: Jahking Guillory, Christopher Jordan Wallace, Christopher Meyer, Kofi..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Luv Doc: A Secret Eye Roll
The internet is chock-full of tips on tipping
"...the start that it bugs me when businesses use tipping as a way to underpay their workers, and almost..."

Sept. 24, 2021 Column by The Luv Doc

A Fasten-ating Tip
Where do riders feel most generous?
"...– are comparatively big spenders when it comes to tipping...."

Sept. 12, 2017 News Post by Nina Hernandez

Why Him?
What if your child brought home James Franco as your new son-in-law?
"...Have we reached the James Franco tipping point, the moment when the mere mention of the..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

I Love You, Man
Paul Rudd stars in this "bromance" comedy in which sweet scenes of male camaraderie contrast with moments of gross-out humor.
"...the release of I Love You, Man as the tipping point, the moment when a trend became a formula,..."

March 20, 2009 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Point Austin: In Defense of the Public Square
We need to keep rejecting publicly the preposterous notion that ubiquitous guns make us safer
"...a sweet irony if open carry could provide the tipping point for the broader community to finally insist, enough..."

Jan. 15, 2016 News Column by Michael King

TV Eye
My 'Rollergirls' review: the response; plus, Aaron McGruder deals with 'The Boondocks' backlash
"...was encouraging to see the aftermath of his recent sacred-cow-tipping. The controversial "The Return of the King" episode of..."

Feb. 3, 2006 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

The Tip-Off
Where is Malcolm Gladwell's mind? What about now?
"...staff writer Malcolm Gladwell wrote his first book, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference,..."

March 4, 2005 Screens Feature by Nora Ankrum

Luv Doc: A Taste for Ballin'
20-inch blades on the Impala
"...pay for parking. He tries to get out of tipping whenever he can, and when he does tip, it's..."

Sept. 20, 2019 Column by Luv Doc

In Person
During his appearance at UT's Union Ballroom, New Yorker staff writer Malcolm Gladwell wanted to talk about "social power," a subject at the heart of his bestselling Tipping Point. Sarah Hepola reports.
"...on the inside flap of his bestselling book, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference..."

April 11, 2003 Books Feature by Sarah Hepola

Killing the Messenger
Seven years after the ATF's raid on the Branch Davidians' Waco compound, the government continues to blame the media for tipping off the Davidians about the raid while hiding information that tells a different story.
"...Confronted outside his home in March, Luedke denied tipping the media. "I'm so goddam tired of that shit,"..."

June 23, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Gay Place
Is the Prop 8 trial our Brown v. Board of Education?
"...of California's controversial Proposition 8 going to be the tipping point to turn the tide of the gay marriage..."

Jan. 15, 2010 Column by Kate X Messer

The Roots
Record review
"...The RootsThe Tipping Point (Geffen) Culled from 80 hours of studio jam..."

July 30, 2004 Music Review by Robert Gabriel

Red Light/Green Light: See the Music, Hear the Dance
Barbejoy A. Polnzio explores time, motion, and sound through the Ariel Dance Theatre production of Red Light / Green Light and the Walter Thompson Orchestra's Sound Painting
"...Catherine Jones, Dixon Mena, Luis Manuel Narvaez, and Teresa Tipping treated the audience to their experience of exploration through..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Arts Review by Barbejoy A. Ponzio

311 Story in Error
"...Austinites do not know that 15% is the proper tipping amount...."

Oct. 25, 1996 Column

Books, Books, Books
The Summer of '95
"...of comments from waiters on such subjects as disasters, tipping, food, and chefs - however, I've decided that marching..."

June 2, 1995 Books Feature

The Luv Doc: Big Jars of Dollar Bills
... that they're not even using
"...with him at different parties, I noticed he wasn't tipping, so I asked if they would let me leave..."

March 24, 2023 Column by The Luv Doc

Montana Story
Death in the modern West underlies this poignant family drama
"...normalcy onscreen – carries Cal’s burden well, never quite tipping the scales to melodrama even as the script gestures..."

May 27, 2022 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America
An unmissable lesson in this county's tortured history
"...11 years old. He calls the moment a crucial “tipping point,” like the end of Reconstruction – a rollback..."

Feb. 4, 2022 Movie Review by Michael King

It's a Wage Shortage – Not a Labor Shortage – and It Disproportionately Affects Women and Persons of Color
It's a complicated economic situation, but one easy solution is increasing pay for restaurant workers
"...perpetuating a legacy of slavery. So prior to Emancipation, tipping originated in feudal Europe. It was an extra bonus..."

May 28, 2021 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Tatum Report Depicts Bleak Conditions for Accountability at APD
Is meaningful reform to address bias, bigotry “aspirational at best”?
"...not to talk with Newsom about the complaint, but tipping off Newsom – as Casaday had apparently done –..."

April 22, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Communities Combating Climate Change
"...responding. A crucial thing we need to consider are tipping points of marine fisheries, tropical coral reefs, melting snow..."

April 4, 2020 Postmarks

Musicians on How Best to Employ City Funds Earmarked for the Local Scene
$3 million in HOT funds are coming. Now what?
"...Tipping: The city recently attempted to pass out some electronic..."

Jan. 10, 2020 Music Feature

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
Humanity's scarring of Earth mapped out in graphic, terrifying detail
"...formulate judgments independent of any polemical preaching. These human-induced tipping points include extinction (the extermination of animal species resulting..."

Oct. 4, 2019 Movie Review by Steve Davis

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