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Bored, Unemployed, and Extremely Online: Textile Artist Finds the Silver Linings
After losing her office job, Odalys Vargas turned a quarantine hobby into her artform
"...from their office jobs, the 23-year-old found herself bored, unemployed, and extremely online – fertile ground for a new..."

March 5, 2021 Arts Feature by Laiken Neumann

Too Many Unemployed or Underpaid
"...aware as anybody that many of our families are unemployed. As part of conversations before their election, including at..."

Oct. 12, 2009 Postmarks

Long-Time Unemployed Go Invisible, Skewing Numbers

Nov. 24, 2003 Postmarks

Spider-Man's nemesis gets a spin-off without web-head
"...aliens – and launching them into outer space. When unemployed journalist Eddie Brock (Hardy), whose career had previously been..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Twice Upon a Yesterday
"...romance finally crashes and burns in the wake of unemployed actor Vic's sexual indiscretion; a subsequent bout of the..."

June 18, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Capitol Chronicle: Let Them Eat Dividends
Republicans offer the same predictable help to the unemployed: tax cuts for the rich.
"...pea, recall a few more urgent numbers. Nationwide, 750,000 unemployed workers exhausted their unemployment benefits Dec. 28. Another 95,000..."

Jan. 10, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Can You Ever Forgive Me?
True life forgery black comedy rings surprisingly true
"...story like a low-key thriller. It’s 1991, and an unemployed Israel – a nasty woman who loves cats and..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Good Manners
A Brazilian werewolf tale that takes a while to bite
"...Ana (Estiano) are the oddest of couples. Clara is unemployed, cruising lesbian clubs but incapable of following up on..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Sorry to Bother You
Sly sci-fi satire puts class, race, and selling out under the microscope
"...with his subversive girlfriend Detroit (Thompson, consistently stunning), and unemployed. When his friend hips him to a telemarketing gig,..."

July 6, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler wistfully party like there's no tomorrow
"...her little-sis Maura the yin to Fey’s salty yang, unemployed single mom Kate. Peppiness, positivity, sunny-side-up sloganeering – we’ve..."

Dec. 18, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Internship
Once Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson joined forces to crash weddings; in their new comedy, the duo crashes Google as older-than-average interns.
"...his Wedding Crashers compadre, Owen Wilson, to play newly unemployed watch salesmen (because who uses watches anymore?) who find..."

June 7, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Anita Perry in Context
How the first lady of Texas is the brains of the operation
"...campaign trail too, until her recent rantings about her unemployed son. What makes it weird is that the governor's..."

Oct. 17, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Invention of Lying
Ricky Gervais lies through his teeth for laughs.
"...harsh or embarrassing thought, unprovoked, but oh well.) Newly unemployed and snubbed by the woman of his dreams, Anna..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

What Happens in Vegas
Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher – two Hollywood actors known for their prankishness and pluck – never manage to convince us that this Sin City comedy is fun.
"...actress' tempering smolder. Kutcher plays to his strength – unemployed frat-boy humor – but watching him try to smooth..."

May 9, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Frances McDormand's Miss Pettigrew is an unemployed nanny who bluffs her way into a job as the "social secretary" for the brain-dead, proto-fashionista, Yank-on-holiday starlet Delysia Lafosse, played by Amy Adams.
"...novelist Winifred Watson in 1938. Miss Pettigrew is an unemployed nanny with a no-nonsense streak and an exceedingly dour..."

March 7, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Everything's Gone Green
In this amusing film based on a screenplay by Douglas Coupland, a 29-year-old contemplates life’s purpose and the meaning of “winning.”
"...of Generation Xer Douglas Coupland’s first screenplay, is 29, unemployed in scenic Vancouver, and recently dumped by his ball-busting..."

April 20, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Next Friday
", and stars in), Cube returns as Craig, still unemployed, still unmotivated, still irresistible to the ladies. After Craig..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Movie Review by Sarah Hepola

The Impostors
"...a piece of street theatre acted out by two unemployed, down-on-their-luck actors, Arthur and Maurice, who both believe that..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss
"...The premise here is simple: Billy (Hayes), a lonely, unemployed photographer with a history of finding Mr. Wrong, falls..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Land and Freedom
"...For Whom the Bell Tolls. Hart plays David, an unemployed, idealistic Brit who drops everything and rushes off to..."

June 14, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Raining Stones
"...on the edge of desperation. Bob (Jones) is an unemployed worker on the dole who, nevertheless, is a survivor..."

June 10, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...cages down into the claustrophobic, treacherous earth. When an unemployed mechanic named Etienne Lantier (Renaud) shows up seeking work,..."

June 3, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin Shift Meal Serves Meals to Hospitality Folks
Even with relaxing restrictions, residents are missing meals
" for restaurant employees by serving meals to the unemployed or furloughed members of the hospitality and service industry...."

June 9, 2020 Food Post by Irielle Wesley

Letters at 3AM: Where We Actually Live
A nation that lets its infrastructure crumble will wake one fine day to find itself crippled
"...The unemployed, the part-timers who'd rather be full-time, and the many..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Column by Michael Ventura

Point Austin: Removing the Mask
Hard times reveal the way things actually work
"...local evidence of which is growing ranks of the unemployed. What's Sacred?..."

March 20, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Out of Work and Stretched Thin, Hospitality Workers Share What Resources They Can
In a national day of action, Austin's Restaurant Organizing Project and other activist groups highlight the service industry's unique plight
"...the community food distribution pop-up and rally for the unemployed taking place at Austin City Hall. Held in conjunction..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Feature by David Evan Rodriguez

Injustice Against Teachers
"...Dear Editor, As an unemployed teacher who has been receiving unemployment benefits, I am..."

March 22, 2011 Postmarks

The Common Law
Do I Qualify for Unemployment Benefits?
"...paid for by employers that assists workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own. Although exceptions may..."

May 5, 2006 Column by Brandy Wingate

Don't Lose Your Day Job
Texas unemployment insurance paints a dismal picture.
"...Priorities, and the National Employment Law Project. "Failing the Unemployed" graded the 50 states on five unemployment insurance standards:..."

March 22, 2002 News Column by Michael King

The Hightower Lowdown
Jim waves the flag; George Dubya plays his health-care shell game; the U.S. gets into bed with thugs.
" cover the working folks who now find themselves unemployed, George reaches into a fund called SCHIP -- the..."

Oct. 19, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

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