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All content by Kate Ergenbright

‘Gourmet Meals’ cookbook helps tackle space constraints

August 26, 2010

Jennifer Schaertl knows a thing or two about cooking in crappy kitchens, something many college students must deal with on a daily basis. In “Gourmet Meals in Crappy Little Kitchens” Schaertl...

Satiric look at publishing offers high-brow humor

August 11, 2010

“A Million Little Pieces” author James Frey made headlines a few years ago for falsifying portions of his memoir, a scandal that culminated in a public confrontation with Oprah Winfrey....

Anthony Bourdain’s ‘raw’ passion comes through

June 29, 2010

Audiences can’t seem to get enough of Anthony Bourdain, who has built his career as a food critic around being angry, jaded and brutally honest. His Travel Channel series “No Reservations”...

Austin expansion inspires book

June 18, 2010

The city of Austin is currently experiencing a clash of two contrasting ideologies — the urge to keep the city’s eccentricity alive and the pressure to encourage economic growth. The rapid...

Author examines immigrant history by looking at food

June 12, 2010

In “97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement,” author Jane Ziegelman examines the history of early immigrants to America who were unable to find...

Austin Kleon ‘blacks out’ for poetic effect

June 8, 2010

Austin Kleon, a writer, cartoonist and web designer for the UT School of Law, is best known for his poetry collection “Newspaper Blackout,” which was released in April to much critical acclaim.To...

Tom Bissell pens a defense of video games as art

June 1, 2010

One thing’s for certain about Tom Bissell: He is passionate about video games. It’s blatantly obvious to anyone who hears him speak on the subject. Bissell — a lifetime gamer, journalist...

Student reaches for the sky with cardboard installation

April 23, 2010

Each piece of cardboard that makes up the installation “Cardboard Sky” has been hand-selected and cut into a specific shape by architecture junior Daniel Morrison, assembled by him and a...

Triple threat takes off on national tour

April 22, 2010

From the moment Arielle Jacobs opens her mouth to sing, she captivates audiences with her powerhouse voice — a surprisingly large sound from such a small person. Jacobs is starring...