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Getting Real Weird at Fantastic Fest
Two gems from the Weird Wednesday archive connect the genre fest to the Alamo Drafthouse's history
"...Fest and the American Genre Film Archive, there was Weird Wednesday. A weekly late-night dive into the 35mm vaults..."

Sept. 17, 2021 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Weird City Hip-Hop Canceled
Local festival’s second year is scratched out
"...its scheduled kickoff, organizers have pulled the plug on Weird City Hip-Hop Fest. The cancellation comes as a result..."

Aug. 31, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Terror Tuesday and Weird Wednesday Return to the Alamo!
Sorry about that exclamation point, citizen, but we’re excited af
"...Alamo Drafthouse’s legendary genre film series Terror Tuesday and Weird Wednesday are set to return next month at Alamo..."

Sept. 15, 2021 Screens Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Good, the Bad, the Weird
This rollicking South Korean film mines the traditional Western genre and infuses it with fresh, frequently hilarious life.
"...the vampiric priest in Park Chan-wook's Thirst, as the "weird"), Chang-yi (Lee as the "bad," the very model of..."

April 30, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin Weird Homes Tour: The Mysterious Planchette
In this virtual Weird Homes Tour presentation, Brandon Hodge wanted to have a few (spirit-channeled) words with you
"...We know about this because of Austin's Weird Homes Tour, naturally. That local initiative, which was started..."

May 1, 2020 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Keep Austin Weird Festival + 5K
Come celebrate our weird city and don't forget to dress up!
"...Keep Austin Weird and keep our parks beautiful by coming out to..."

June 21, 2012 Events Post by Chrontourage

Alamo Adds Terror Tuesday and Weird Wednesday to Virtual Cinema
Signature programs return online to keep community together
"...of cinema in themed evenings like Terror Tuesday and Weird Wednesday. Now as the Austin-based theater company has its..."

March 31, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AGFA Saving Something Weird
Kickstarter campaign to save rare movies
"...2009, it felt like a spiritual successor to Something Weird Video, home to low-budget cinema's greatest archive. With the..."

Oct. 7, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Al Yankovic Keeps Austin Weird
Pop culture absurdity, rated PG
"...“Tacky” – a parody of Pharrell’s mega-hit “Happy” – Weird Al Yankovic made his grand entrance Thursday night by..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Weird, Weird West
Giddings gets retro-futuristic for Weird West Fest
"...chaps and fire up that home-crafted iron horse: The Weird West Fest will be celebrating the era of bespoke..."

Dec. 12, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

DVDanger: Let's Get Weird
Getting stranger with Kino Lorber, plus slime mold!
"...When the going gets weird, as Hunter S. Thompson surmised, the weird turn pro...."

Feb. 14, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Weird City Hip-Hop Festival Re-Ups
ATX’s early fall classic serves up a sophomore swang and bang
"...The Weird City Hip-Hop Festival returns for a second year with..."

July 15, 2015 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

Weird City Hip-Hop Festival: Jean Grae
Call her a femcee and risk ‘Fight Club’
"...Before her descent into Weird City cyphers Saturday at the Empire Control Room, New..."

Sept. 26, 2014 Music Post by Nina Hernandez

Moontower 2018 Review: "Weird Al" Yankovic
With his latest tour, "Weird Al" causes the nerd apocalypse
"...Just before “Weird Al” Yankovic sang the titular track of 1985’s Dare..."

April 23, 2018 Arts Post by Ashley Moreno

Keeping It Weird: Bills on the Fringe
Early bills show reliable signs of Texas Weird

Jan. 9, 2015 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Weird City Hip-Hop Live Shot: Phranchyze, Jean Grae, Homeboy Sandman
First-year fest sends home its vets with noodles for brains
"...Saturday, kicking off Weird City’s inaugural year in the company of veteran, East..."

Sept. 28, 2014 Music Post by Nina Hernandez

Weird City Hip-Hop Live Shot: Dilated Peoples
Los Angeles triumvirate lets fly a headlining victory
"...The Weird City headlining trio of Evidence, Rakaa Iriscience, and DJ..."

Sept. 28, 2014 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

Weird City Hip-Hop Live Shot: Guilty Simpson
Detroit MC calls it: “Weird City, first of many”
"...a mic. Friday night at Holy Mountain as a Weird City headliner, the veteran wordsmith dropped trademark ambassadorship...."

Sept. 27, 2014 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

Austin @ Large: How Weird Is That?
Austin's new recipe for economic vitality collides with the reigning quality-of-life agenda
"...bumper sticker, what the hell. Now, however, "Keep Austin Weird" is an accouterment of official city policy, and I..."

Nov. 29, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Something Weird This Way Comes
Alamo Drafthouse pays tribute to Mike Vraney
"...The name said it all. Something Weird...."

March 28, 2014 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Luv Doc Recommends: Keep Austin Weird 5K and Festival
Auditorium Shores at the Long Center, Saturday, June 28, 2008
"...Keeping Austin weird is full-time work. The weirdness is not like it..."

June 27, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

Weird City Hip-Hop 1.5
Organizers of canceled festival schedule a locally-focused makeup
"...event. The washout was a gut punch, both for Weird City founders Austin Mic Exchange, who are now tasked..."

Sept. 21, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

“Keep Austin Weird” Originator Remembered for Choosing Community Over Capital
Red Wassenich passed away Feb. 28
"...Famous for coining the phrase "Keep Austin Weird," Red Wassenich passed away on Friday morning, Feb. 28,..."

March 6, 2020 News Feature by Francesca D'Annunzio

'When Austin Got Weird' Party at the Bullock
The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum celebrated the opening of 'When Austin Got Weird' poster show last Friday, July 11
"...History Museum celebrated the opening of 'When Austin Got Weird' poster show last Friday, July 11..."

July 15, 2014 Photo Gallery

Something Weird
How Tim League discovered 110 drive-in films in an East Prairie warehouse and other stories of disappearing celluloid.
"...at midnight, free of charge, under the name "Something Weird Wednesdays" (see sidebar for schedule). With so many titles,..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Screens Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Museum of the Weird to Auction Pieces of Horror History
Friday the 13th silent auction of props, collectibles, models, and more
"...dissolution of the mundane, aka the Museum of the Weird, have got you covered, if only for a day...."

March 13, 2020 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Something 'Weird' This Way Comes
Amelia Gray's winning experiment in oddity
"...is the first one to admit her stories are weird. It's right there in the title of her latest..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Keep On Keepin' It Weird
"...Dear Editor, Austin is losing its weird. It seems not a week goes by that some..."

Feb. 10, 2019 Postmarks

Smoking Is Not What Makes Austin Weird
"...smoking ban, don't pretend you want to keep Austin weird" [“Page Two,” April 8]. Huh? So it's smoking that..."

April 14, 2005 Postmarks

The Relationtrip Is Weird in All the Right Places
High-speed romance kicks love into overdrive
"...oozes outside the crust and makes everything sticky and weird. As apt a metaphor for relationships as any. Filmmakers..."

March 10, 2017 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

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