Among Fun Fun Fun Fest's many strange little wrinkles and amenities, the Taco Cannon stands alone. Sometimes, its appearance would be listed on the schedule, but sometimes it would just appear, at the end of a set, always soundtracked by the Mortal Kombat theme song. Its posse would appear, in masks ... More >>
It's an average night in Trees. The bar is dark, the lights are half-assed, the drinks are flowing and there's a reasonable crowd. Rock is playing over the PA, and there's a low chatter. The only clue that something weirder than the usual fare served up at Trees is going on is that I followed a guy ... More >>
The bigger and better mousetraps of Paul W.S. Anderson
Speaking of your deep-felt desire for retro arcading ...Well, I was going to give Steve Brown the credit, till a quick search reveals it was former Observer-er Merritt Martin (sniff) who actually broke the news two days ago that Austin-based Kung Fu Saloon is due to take over the former Place at ... More >>
Martial art import offers an awesome, Mortal Kombat-style villain.
The lastest show includes clips from "Dr. Rocco," who shares his lessons in one VHS tape called "Enjoying Love Making Through Hypnosis"You'll be reading plenty in the next few days about a certain other film festival coming up in town -- but for all you high-minded cinephiles who just can't wait, ... More >>