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2001 ISSUES

March 16, 2001

Volume 20, Number 29

features

news

  • Deep Blues From Gatesville

    Amy Smith thought a judge would give her two years max for possession of crack cocaine; why is she doing 20?

    BY AMY SMITH

  • O, Brother! Where Art Thou?

    Although out of the headlines, the George W. Bush siblings have been doing quite nicely for themselves.

    BY LOUIS DUBOSE

  • Naked City

    Warren Chisum resurrects the Andrews County nuclear waste dump, Longhorn Pipeline politics under scrutiny, and Austin marches against hate

    BY LOUIS DUBOSE

  • The Hightower Lowdown

    Selling the Commons; The Corporate Tax-Dodgers

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

  • Capitol Chronicle

    Surveying the George W. Bush Legacy in Texas

    BY MICHAEL KING

food

music

screens

the arts

  • Crafting the Song

    Austin theatre actor Robert Fisher has the heart of a rock & roller, the work ethic of a medieval craftsman, and the style of a Bob Fosse. Either he's in the wrong business or he is, as playwright Kirk Lynn calls him, "a wonder."

    BY C. DENBY SWANSON

  • Articulations

    New York is calling, and Austin performers from the Rude Mechanicals to the Flaming Idiots to MOMFest are answering.

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

columns

  • Page Two

    The cover of this issue is a reprint of the cover from the first Chronicle Music Poll results 20 years ago. The poll results in this issue are just the latest chapter.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Public Notice

    This week is "Public Notice"'s SXSW special. Oh, special.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • Letters at 3AM

    Our secret fantasies were made public by Elvis Presley.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • After a Fashion

    Welcome to our style column's third in a series on local fashion photographers. This week, find out all about Bob Sherman and why frogs , lambs, and satanic pom-pom girls love him.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • To Your Health

    I don't know what to believe about vitamin C! It was always promoted as safe and helpful for flu and colds, and now I hear that it may increase the risk of cancer and heart disease. Is it worth that risk just to take care of a cold?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    Women Should Decide Treatment Initiation Differently Than Men

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Coach's Corner

    Maybe the old coach has been out in the desert too long, but if there's anything to these rumors about Bobby Knight and Texas Tech, it sounds too good to be true.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • The Luv Doc: In Through the Out Hole

    Like singing and dancing, everyone is a self-appointed expert when it comes to anal sex

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books