South by Southwest 2005 is upon us. Please don't tell
us to relax.
BY LOUIS BLACK
Our readers talk back.
Our Ecstatic Days' is that rarest of creatures: a great
novel. The first great American novel of the 21st
century. Steve Erickson has discovered the secret of
creating a novel that is not a book but an organism.
Proust did it. Joyce almost did it. Faulkner sometimes
did it. Marquez did it. Yes, that's the company Steve's
keeping in Our Ecstatic Days.'
BY MICHAEL VENTURA
Big feet, freedom hairdressers, and the Oscars
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
Meds side effects got you down?
BY SANDY BARTLETT
Does dairy consumption at a meal interfere with iron
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BY LUKE ELLIS
Charles Kincaid's Grocery Market in Fort Worth
consistently gets listed as one of the best burger joints
in the U.S.
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
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Mac people are annoyingly fond of their computers
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