Daily Chronolog
The Q&A Hole: Can Money Buy Happiness?
Everybody’s always asking this question, as if the answer’s not obvious – because the answer’s not obvious, after all.

10:00AM Tue. Oct. 18, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

The One Thing That Even Houdini Couldn’t Escape
The one thing that Harry Houdini could never escape was his appetite.

11:42AM Thu. Oct. 13, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Evidence for the Prosecution of Rock
1. Adreon Henry, smiling like a wily motherfucker with a sweet and nasty secret, hands me a blisterpak that contains a small cassette player. The player’s a device of heavy transparent plastic, some off-brand Walkman from the days before everyone had the world’s media on tap in their nearest pocket.

10:00AM Wed. Oct. 12, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

The Q&A Hole: What’s the Worst Thing About Austin, Texas?
Yes, we did say, at the start of the question, besides the traffic.

8:30AM Tue. Oct. 11, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Of Course, Music Is Never Your Sole Identity
There’s a small rack of music CDs sitting behind my computer screen at home: A useless format, now, those compact discs, as that new Macintosh doesn’t have a port for discs and I have no peripherals set up for the things.

5:00PM Wed. Oct. 5, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

The Q&A Hole: Why Are People So Violent Toward Each Other
War – what is it good for? Absolutely nothing, a certain song would lead one to believe. And yet, oh my stars and garters, there certainly seems to be an inexhaustible amount of the stuff around all the time, doesn’t there?

8:00AM Tue. Oct. 4, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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Barton Springs Pool Info
Give your ears a break and your body a much-needed bath by dropping by nearby Barton Springs Pool, which is fed by underground springs. A recent grounds-improvement project added an ADA walkway and more bike racks, making our town treasure even more accessible to the masses. So, jump in. At a chill 70 degrees, the water's always fine.

3:34PM Sat. Oct. 1 Read More | Comment »

Lit-urday: Margarito and the Snowman by REYoung
The last time REYoung had a book published – Unbabbling, his first – it was reviewed in the pages of The Austin Chronicle by Harvey Pekar.

10:00AM Sat. Oct. 1, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

The Q&A Hole: What’s the Most Important Thing in Life?
Yeah, to hell with beating around the bush of values, trying to flush out some speckled grouse of lesser meaning – let’s go right for The Big One in this installment of our weekly question-and-answer series.

8:00AM Tue. Sep. 27, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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