When Miss Lena came home from visiting her sister in Jackson and found out Bobby Lee Carter had hanged a man from her sycamore tree, she left the breakfast dishes unwashed in the sink for the first time in her life.
If you're looking for reviews of The Nutty Professor, John Pierson's Split Screen isn't your show. If you like insightful, sometimes peculiar excursions into the independent film world, Split Screen will please you more than a stolen afternoon at a weekday matinee. Also, Olympic fever spreads -- but not without a few complaints.
MoMFest 2000 is sending a bracing blast of theatrical energy into Austin this autumn, with more than 50 companies and solo performers offering a performance buffet of short stage works, solo shows, poetry readings, dance, and comedy sketches. Here is an introduction to a few of the participating artists.
For umpty-some years now Joe Lansdale has been terrorizing the book world with radically weird, unsettlingly violent, and often indefinable short stories, novellas, and novels. What happens when he veers toward the mainstream?
What made Dave Oliphant want to write a long series of thematically linked poems about various places in Texas, especially when quite a few of those places at first glance seem, um, immune to the poetic touch (ever been to Wink)?
Believing the ChildrenIn 1992, Fran and Danny Keller were convicted of multiple counts of child sexual abuse at their Oak Hill day care center and sent to prison for 48 years. It's likely they were innocent. Indeed, it's very likely that no crime ever occurred – except an absurd and overzealous prosecution