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2001 ISSUES

April 20, 2001

Volume 20, Number 34

features

  • Home on the Ranch

    Life at Marbridge Ranch defies rehab and assisted living clichés.

    BY STUART PRESTIDGE

news

  • Deconstructing Downtown

    The Economy Sneezes -- and Austin's Central Business District Catches a Cold

    BY AMY SMITH

  • The Top 10 Censored Stories of 2000

    The news stories that didn't make the mainstream press in 2000

    BY KARYNN M. FISH

  • Naked City

    Campaign finance reform, Sixth Street recycling and events of the week

    BY ERICA C. BARNETT

  • The Hightower Lowdown

    Bush's insane energy policy, Greenwashing on Earth Day, and the Washington Legal Foundation moves in on the White House

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

  • The Zinophiles

    The Zinfandel Advocates and Producers Come to Austin

    BY WES MARSHALL

  • Food-o-File

    Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood updates readers on the news from the 16th Annual Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival and mentions upcoming culinary events.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings: Interior Mexican

music

screens

the arts

  • Give Him Enough Rope

    John Walch's new plays -- the monologue The Circumference of a Squirrel and the epic The Dinosaur Within -- are inextricably linked: In their ambitious scope, in their genesis, and in the amount of national attention they're generating for this award-winning Austin playwright.

    BY ROBI POLGAR

  • Articulations

    Another Austin theatre company suffers a mid-performance disaster and responds to it with resourcefulness and pluck, and the Austin Community College Drama Department marks Shakespeare's 437th birth with an all-star "Billy Bash."

    BY ROBERT FAIRES

  • Arts Reviews

columns

  • Page Two

    The real tragedy of downtown construction, the life of Steven Fromholz, and the death of Joey Ramone

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    The Balcones Situation argued, "Zionism" attributed, and some retaliatory kudos for DAILY TEXAN comics.
  • Public Notice

    Free speech, free thought, free kittens … Ah it's good to be free. It's good to be Public Notice.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    The grains of factiod salt on your half-baked pretzel of knowledge.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • After a Fashion

    AAF takes a well deserved break at a local spa. Oooooh, that feels goooooood.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    San Antonio's funtastic and 75-years-young Kiddie Park.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • To Your Health

    What is conjugated linoleic acid? I found it on the Internet among the new cancer therapies, but I thought linoleic acid was bad if you have cancer.

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    The Potential Criminality of HIV Transmission.

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • The Luv Doc: A Terror

    America has got to stop treating parenthood as some inalienable right, like assault weapon ownership or hydraulic fracturing

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books