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'House of Cards' ends just as cold-blooded as it begun.
November 7, 2018
Netflix’s first original series “House of Cards” came to a close this year with the release of its sixth and final season. After Kevin Spacey’s departure from the show, writers positioned his television wife, Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) to take over as president.
Tacodeli paves the way for Austin taco phenomenon
October 30, 2018
In 1999, business partners and UT alumni Roberto Espinosa of Mexico City and Eric Wilkerson of Dallas founded Tacodeli, a local taco restaurant that helped kickstart Austin’s weird obsession with putting everything in a tortilla.
Texas Chili Queens combine chili, culture
October 24, 2018
Drag culture and Texas chili culture cross paths at Texas Chili Queens in Austin. Popping up in different Austin spots regularly, the food truck is basically RuPaul meets the Terlingua Chili Cookoff.
Amazon’s 'The Romanoffs' is overthrow of mediocrity
October 14, 2018
Matthew Weiner, creator of “Mad Men,” returns to TV this month on Amazon Video with his satirical dramedy series, “The Romanoffs.” The show is an anthology of stand alone episodes, each of which feel like their own movie. The episodes’ characters, thus far played by an impressive cast like Aaron Eckhart and Corey Stoll, believe they are modern descendants of the Romanovs, the Russian royal family overthrown in the Bolshevik revolution in 1917.
'Malevolent' is an effective Halloween palate cleanser
October 10, 2018
“Malevolent” simply isn’t scary. Netflix’s latest horror film, set in 1980s Scotland, turns the tables on a group of scam artists performing staged paranormal investigations. While it has an interesting premise, problems surface far beyond the plot.