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January 21, 2005

Volume 24, Number 21

news

  • When Is a Lie Not a Lie?

    When an APD officer does it, it's a lie. When a supervisor does it ...

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Point Austin: Call Us in 2105

    As the city drops its time capsule, we hope there'll be something to drink to – and with – in 100 years

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Weed Watch

    Supreme Court tosses out mandatory sentencing ... sort of

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Oh, Now They Care About Ethics

    Former Democratic rep gets $10,000 fine; similar fine for Republican successor was reduced

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Naked City

    Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

    BY LEE NICHOLS

  • On the Lege

    The Lege solves school finance. Or not.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • The Hightower Report

    Pentagon helps rip off veterans and taxpayers

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

  • The Cocciante Quotient

    Hospitality matters at Andiamo

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • The Dinner Guest Lecturer

    Food historian Andrew F. Smith brings 'The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America' to Austin

    BY MM PACK

  • Food-o-File

    Romeo's sold; a new Quack's in a new spot; and you should really try Reido's; plus, Roberto Santibanez returns

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Food Reviews

music

screens

  • Dream Job

    Inside the production of Richard Linklater's 'A Scanner Darkly'

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • Into Thin Air

    The already under way adventures of Austinites at the Dances Sun and Slam, and what they might mean for the local scene

    BY SPENCER PARSONS

  • Back in the Mirror

    First-time director Niels Mueller on 'The Assassination of Richard Nixon'

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • It's Open ... Come On In

    Screen Door Film welcomes short-film makers

    BY JAMES RENOVITCH

  • Film News

    Updates on Robert's and Rick's adaptations, Texas on TV, and 'Dot' plays L.A.; plus, have you ever considered a double bill of 'Tarnation' and 'Mrs. Doubtfire'?

    BY JOE O'CONNELL

  • TV Eye

    I saw two seemingly unrelated things on TV that set my mind ablaze last week. The first was a commercial for toddlers' disposable underwear. The second was the series premiere of Jonny Zero on Fox.

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Screens Reviews

  • Film Reviews

the arts

columns

  • Page Two

    The unprecedented outcry over toll roads ignores a larger problem: We want more government services than we can pay for

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Letters at 3AM

    No concept lies more firmly embedded in our national character than the notion that the U.S.A. is No. 1,' the greatest.' A number of facts reveal that we can no longer even consider ourselves among the Top 10 nations in the world.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • After a Fashion

    We find a (very) few gab-worthy Globes moments, our favorite model / lawyer checks in, and your style diva does Dallas

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    The Gonzales Food Market makes headlines as well as terrific barbecue and sausage

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • About AIDS

    Big brother ID number should die

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    Ford was Leslie Lynch, a scientific truth about horses, nuclear tests on the moon, and calculus

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • To Your Health

    As 'nanotechnology' enters into the field of medicine, what is now called 'blood spot testing' may emerge as the future of blood testing

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • The Common Law

    ATM, debit, and credit cards

    BY LUKE ELLIS

  • Oops

    Our latest batch
  • 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

sports