Ann Seaman

My Works




Partial Publications List
Ann Rowe Seaman


"Head of the Class," World Trade magazine, October/November 1990, p. 103.

"Banking on Software," World Trade magazine, Winter 1989, p. 28.

"'Harvard We Ain't'," World Trade magazine, Fall 1989, p. 50.

"Techno-Bandits," World Trade magazine, Spring 1989, p. 21.

"Electronic Yard Sale," World Trade magazine, Winter 1988-89, p. 50.

"'Interactive' Toys Spur New Worry About Violence," Los Angeles Times, November 25, 1988, p. B1.

"China: Spirit Money," Faces magazine, Volume IV, No. X, September 1988.

"Toying with the World," World Trade magazine, Fall 1988, p. 64.

"Going for the Gold," World Trade magazine, Third Quarter 1988, p. 19.

"High School Students Do Their Part to Make a Difference," Los Angeles Times, April 21,
1988, p. 12F.

"Peter Wang's 'A Great Wall' is Clever, Telling Tale of Chinese Ideologies," Hill Country News, August 7, 1986.

"'Mona Lisa' Strikes Successful Balance of Pathos, Humor and Intelligence," Hill Country News, July 24, 1986.

"'Big Trouble in Little China' is Full of Monsters, Magic and Fun," Hill Country News, July 3, 1986.

"Despite Good Acting, Stylish Tone, 'Manhattan Project' Message Fails," Hill Country News, June 26, 1986.

"'Trip to Bountiful' Captures 'Plain' Life," Hill Country News, May 29, 1986.

"Woods' Acting Saves Difficult 'Salvador'," Hill Country News, May 22, 1986.

"'Room With a View' Tells Gentle Tale of Doomed Innocence," Hill Country News, May 8, 1986.

"Allen Matures with 'Hannah and Her Sisters' ," Hill Country News, May 1, 1986.

"'Out of Africa Offers Bittersweet Epic Tale of Sorrow and Triumph" Hill Country News,
January 2, 1986.

"Spielberg Lacks Dramatic Punch in 'Color Purple' Adaptation" Hill Country News, December 25, 1985.

"Hare's Heady 'Wetherby' Veers Toward Incoherence" Hill Country News, November 28, 1985.

"'Pryor Film Weak on Technique, But Strong on Honesty," Hill Country News, November 14, 1986.

"Streep Adds Gem to Career with 'Plenty'," Hill Country News, October 30, 1985.

"'Code Name: Emerald' Blends Romance with Action Thrills," Hill Country News, October 10, 1985.

"'Agnes of God' Provokes Thought, But Competing Focuses Boggling, Hill Country News, October 3, 1985.

"'Emerald Forest''s Beauty, Message Overcome Director's Sentimentality," Hill Country News, September 26, 1985.

"'Kiss of the Spider Woman Spins Moving Story Line Amidst Squalor and Revolution," Hill Country News, September 19, 1985.

"'Black Cauldron' Leaves Poor Message for Children," Hill Country News, August 15, 1985.

"'Back to the Future' Evokes Great Karma," Hill Country News, August 1, 1985.

"Eastwood Rides Tall in Saddle Once Again in 'Pale Rider'," Hill Country News, July 11, 1985.

"'Prizzi's Honor' Manages Comic Detachment with Queasy Subject," Hill Country News, July 4,
1985.

"'Code of Silence' a Waste of Filmmakers' Talents," Hill Country News, May 30, 1985.

"'Rustlers' Rhapsody' Examines Role of Good and Evil in Westerns," Hill Country News, May 23, 1985.

"'Private Function' Supplies Plenty of Food for Thought," Hill Country News, May 9, 1985.

"'The Gods Must Be Crazy' Delivers without Usual Hollywood Slickness," Hill Country News, May 2, 1985.

"'Desperately Seeking Susan' Scores with New Wave Flair," Hill Country News, April 25, 1985.

"'Lost in America' Loses Punch," Hill Country News, April 18, 1985.

"Allen Scores Again with 'Purple Rose'," Hill Country News, April 11, 1985.

"Cher Shows Acting Skills as Mom of Special Child," Hill Country News, April 4, 1985.

"'Breakfast Club' Gives Delightful Peek into Mixed-up World of Adolescence," Hill Country News, March 14, 1985.

"Turk 182! Aims for Blue-Collar Message, but Delivers a Turkey," Hill Country News, March 7, 1985.

"Journalistic Responsibility Scrutinized," Hill Country News, February 28, 1985.

"'Killing Fields' is One of Film Industry's Strongest Offerings," Hill Country News, February 14, 1985.

"Los Olvidados (The Young and the Damned)," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 11, No. 4, May 12, 1976.

"The Lower Depths," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 10, No. 4, April 28, 1976.

"Shadows," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 10, No. 3, March 22, 1976.

"Week's CinemaTexas Offerings Range from Hitler to Karloff," Daily Texan, March 8, 1976.

"The Threepenny Opera," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 10, No. 2, March 3, 1976.

"The Guns of August," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 10, No. 1, February 16, 1976.

"Vampyr," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 10, No. 1, February 5, 1976.

"Klute," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 10, No. 1, January 19, 1976.

"Monkey Business," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 9, No. 4, December 9, 1975.

"Paths of Glory," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 9, No. 4, December 2, 1975.

"Throne of Blood," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 9, No. 4, November 25, 1975.

"Miracle in Milan," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 9, No. 3, November 11, 1975.

"Toni," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 9, No. 3, November 4, 1975.

"I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 9, No. 3, October 28, 1975.

"The Blue Angel," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 9, No. 2, October 7, 1975.

"Metropolis," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 9, No. 2, September 30, 1975.

"Mother," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 9, No. 1, September 23, 1975.

"Bullitt," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 9, No. 1, September 9, 1975.

"Klute," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol. 9, No. 1, September 23, 1975.

"Un Chien Andalou," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol., No., and date not available.

"The Red Desert," CinemaTexas Program Notes, Vol., No., and date not available.

"Los Oaxaqueños," 30-minute documentary film, produced by Texas Tech University, Department of Anthropology, Spring 1975.

"Community Television: a Study in Humanity," Daily Texan, April 25, 1974.

"Advertising: What You Get is What You See," Daily Texan, April 17, 1974.

"Special Fails in Presenting R&B," Daily Texan April 9, 1974.

"Soap Operas: Harmless Entertainment or Menace?," Daily Texan, March 29, 1974.

"Sentimentality Overwhelming in 'The Waltons' TV Series," Daily Texan, March 5, 1974.

"'Kung Fu' Exemplifies Severe Lack of Realism," Daily Texan, February 26, 1974. "Bicentennial Videos," eight television public service announcements, produced by the Bicentennial Commission of Texas.

"Dos Centavos Americanos," documentary film, produced by Dolores Catholic Church and Austin Community Television, Austin, Fall 1973.

"Roll Over, Beethoven -- Here Comes Wayne Cochran," The Rag, April 16, 1973.

"Country-Rock Stirs Social Mix," Daily Texan, December 8, 1972.

"Musical 'Boundaries' Disappearing," Daily Texan , December 7, 1972.



Ann Rowe Seaman 1973-2000

Editor, Berger & Norton Law Corporation, Santa Monica, California, specializing in constitutional issues of land use, including numerous cases before California and U.S. Supreme Courts.

Managing Editor and Editor, TERRA, 52-page color quarterly magazine of the Museum of Natural History of Los Angeles County. See awards below.

Editor/Writer, University Publications, University of Southern California.

Staff writer, World Trade magazine. World business issues and trends; freelance writer.

Research assistant, Hungarian Immigrants to Texas (University of Texas Press, 1989).

Assistant editor, The Useful Wild Plants of Texas, 10-volume botanic encyclopedia (University of Texas Press).

Columnist, Hill Country News, Greater Austin, Texas. Reviews of first-run films.

Coordinating editor, Journey to the North, an ethnohistorical analysis of a Chinese folk novel (University of California Press, 1988).

Public Relations Director, Austin-Travis County Mental Health/Mental Retardation Agency. See awards below.

Manager/co-owner, Far Eastern Audio Visuals. Production and distribution of 16 ethnographic films on East Asia and two on Mexico.

Writer, CinemaTexas, University of Texas at Austin. Juried articles on genre films. 1975-76.

Partner, Morey, Sterzing and Walker, Inc., investment group, Austin. Development of university-area properties. Member Board of Directors, 1977.

Columnist, The Daily Texan, newspaper, University of Texas at Austin. Music articles and television criticism.

Producer of documentary films for Texas Tech University, Lubbock, and for Dolores Catholic Church, Austin.

Co-writer, -producer, -director, radio and television public service spots for the American Bicentennial Commission of Texas (aired 1974-76).

AWARDS

2000
Winner, Texas Institute of Letters' Carr P. Collins award for best nonfiction book (Swaggart: the Unauthorized Biography of an American Evangelist).

1993
Winner, Western Publications Association ("Maggie"), Award of Merit, TERRA Summer 1992 issue.

Winner, Western Publications Association ("Maggie"), Award of Merit, TERRA Fall 1992 issue.

1992
Winner, American Association of Museums, Award of Merit, TERRA Winter 1991 issue.

1983
Finalist, Broadcasters' Promotion Association Award, public service (television).

Winner, Broadcasters' Promotion Association International Silver Award, public service (television).

Second, place, National Association of Mental Health Information Officers (NAMHIO), Audiovisuals.

Selected Works

True Crime Biography
"...structured like a movie thriller...well balanced and thoroughly researched biography of a very complex woman."
--Secular Nation
Biography
"...remarkable...a mirror on the lurching changes in religion, sex and media in the late 20th century."
--Chicago Tribune