Dr. Seuss

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    Scenes from Austin Psych Fest, Day One

    Reptilian croaks -- guitars distended through echo effects -- tickle the ear; I've been offered a pharmacy's worth of chemicals and pot smoke is a potpourri that clots the air. I've arrived at Austin Psych Fest 2014. There's every shade of weird here, and every shape of fascination. Each person is c ... More >>

  • Music

    May 17, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Five Foods to Find at Rangers Ballpark This Spring, Including That $26 "Boomstick"

    If you're a Baseball Person, walking through the concourse of a stadium and seeing that massive expanse of emerald turf for the first time each year fills your soul with the feeling of potential. For a northerner, baseball invokes the potential for warmer weather ahead; interrelationships of the cel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    The Best Treatment for a Dying Newspaper -- Euthanize It. Been There, Done That.

    Sad Philadelphia story in the morning papers: The company that publishes The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Daily News and is negotiating to sell all three entities to a cabal of rich, powerful politicians. In a heart-rending op-ed piece in The New York Times, veteran Philadelph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Tre Wilcox: Loft 610's Master of Discipline
    On Food, Fame and the Future

    Courtesy of Tre Wilcox and Loft 610Tre Wilcox​I was worried when I first arrived at Loft 610. Chef Tre Wilcox, 37, was running late for our interview, and when he arrived he was distracted, looking toward the open kitchen with each question, which he would think about carefully before answerin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Could You Eat Your Green Ham Here? Could You Eat It For a Year?

    No contest prize better symbolizes American abundance than the classic "year's supply," which conjures images of winners with endless closets full of puppy chow, baking powder or floor wax. Ham I Am!​But just what constitutes a year's supply? Should food contest entrants be prepared to feast on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Good Godfather! Al Pacino's Bringing a Greatest-Hits One-Man Show to AT&TPAC in November.

    ​Maria May at the AT&T Performing Arts Center just sent over a release announcing the 2010-'11 seasons of the Brinker International Forum, TITAS and JAZZ ROOTS -- quite the trifecta, especially when you look at the roster for the Brinker International Forum. The whole kit, along with the atten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2007

    Matt Pulle Still Doesn't Give Jennifer Gale a Chance. That's a Shame.

    We took this off Sam Coats' Web site, because, damn it, it just makes us giggle. Just don't let Dr. Seuss' people see this. Well, it's time, once again, for your end-of-the-week rankings of the top eight mayoral candidates. Usually when I do this I make it clear there is a very distinct chance I don ... More >>

  • Film

    January 19, 2006

    Origin of Innocence

    The New World boldly reclaims the Pocahontas tale from Disney

  • Culture

    October 13, 2005

    Wicked Good

    Why is this trip to Oz a dream come true? Because, because, because, because...

  • Culture

    June 30, 2005

    Veni, Vidi, Vici Venice

    The Venice Biennale offers a slice of art life in the age of globalization

  • Calendar

    May 19, 2005

    Mix Tape

    Jim Lambie gets in sticky situations for Concentrations 47

  • Dining

    March 17, 2005

    Long Time Gone

    Marc Cassel leaves Green Room for Dragonfly

  • Calendar

    February 3, 2005
  • Calendar

    December 23, 2004
  • Music

    November 7, 2002

    That DJ Made My Day

    Jam Master Jay, 1965-2002

  • Film

    March 29, 2001

    Dr. Yes

    The gorgeous excess of Spy Kids sets the right tone for its surreal fantasy

  • Music

    December 21, 2000


    Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings--and beatings

  • Culture

    October 5, 2000

    Train Dreck

    The Boxcar Children serves up a saccharine treat only a parent could love

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Radio who?

    Grandaddy is more interested in Sophtware than it is in OK computers

  • Culture

    November 25, 1999

    The Lorax's trees

    Pierce's and Harnden's take on landscape painting pulls it from a mire of tradition and gives it a shove toward the dark side

  • Culture

    July 29, 1999

    Not art?

    The Arlington museum stokes the timeless debate over the artistry of abstract painting

  • Music

    November 13, 1997

    Jerry's kids

    Jam bands burst into bloom

  • Film

    April 3, 1997

    Oh, Mother

    The Daytrippers loosens the family ties that bind

  • Calendar

    February 27, 1997
  • News

    February 20, 1997

    The Mac-inations

    The McKinney Avenue Contemporary has survived a turbulent birth, but its artistic mission remains more confused than cutting-edge

  • Calendar

    December 5, 1996
  • News

    January 18, 1996

    It's the stock price, stupid!

    High-flying Danny Wettreich has shut down companies, destroyed jobs, and drawn the scrutiny of two federal agencies, But he says it's what the stock market thinks of him that counts.

  • Film

    July 20, 1995

    Quiet spell

    The Indian in the Cupboard is as matter-of-fact-- and mysterious-- as its title suggests

  • Music

    May 25, 1995

    Sink hole, uh

    Austin's great alt-rock hope swings for the empty bleachers