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Cindy Widner

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Brooklyn Was Mine

Brooklyn is a place that demands to be understood literarily, whether the literature of choice is Walt Whitman's or Jay-Z's

Books Review, Jan. 25, 2008

Finally: Design Within Reach

This summer, the United States Post Office will issue a series of Charles and Ray Eames stamps.

Design Daily, Dec. 28, 2007 1:45 PM

A Book of Photographs From Lonesome Dove

Reproduced in sepia tones, the photographs are not movie stills in any traditional sense; their composition is more artful and idiosyncratic than documentary

Screens Review, Dec. 14, 2007

Learning About Cuba, Having Some Vodka

Design Daily, Oct. 26, 2007 4:20 PM

Les Freaques, Sont Chics

Design Daily, Oct. 24, 2007 3:36 PM

Goth Hard in a Funky Place

Screens Daily, Oct. 23, 2007 4:41 PM

Sloth; I Love Led Zeppelin; Las Soldaderas: Women of the Mexican Revolution; TV's Grooviest Variety Shows of the '60s and '70s

Books Review, Dec. 15, 2006

All Over the Map

The many moods of International Drag KingCommunity Extravaganza 8

Features Feature, Oct. 27, 2006

Primal Troubles

Hill Country primate sanctuary seized

News Feature, Oct. 27, 2006

George & Martha

Books Feature, Jun. 9, 2006

'Between Heaven and Texas' and 'La Vida Brinca'

Two from UT Press

Books Review, May. 26, 2006


Literate, greasy ladies throw down on the Eastside

Arts Feature, Mar. 31, 2006

Gift guide

Screens Feature, Dec. 16, 2005

Project Runway: The Complete First Season

Gift guide

Screens Feature, Dec. 9, 2005

J.G. Ballard: Conversations / J.G. Ballard: Quotes

Ballard, J.G.

Books Feature, Dec. 9, 2005

A Better Place

For nearly 30 years, Primarily Primates has offered a refuge for misplaced animals

News Feature, Aug. 5, 2005

The Monkey Time

How communing with the apes inspired the artists of the Texas Monkey Project

Arts Feature, Aug. 5, 2005

The Texas Monkey Project

The Texas Monkey Project: 2005 Art Show and Sale runs Saturday, July 23 through Saturday, Aug. 20, at Progress Coffee. All proceeds benefit the Primarily Primates sanctuary

Arts Review, Jul. 22, 2005

Walking on Sunshine

Tood Solondz's feel-bad movie of the year

Screens Feature, May. 6, 2005

This Is a Love Story

Back and forth with Tood Solondz on his new film, 'Palindromes'

Screens Feature, Mar. 11, 2005

Untamed / Tree: A New Vision of the American Forest

Gift guide

Books Feature, Dec. 17, 2004

The L Word: The Complete First Season

Screens Feature, Dec. 10, 2004

Spacing Out in Round Rock

Carter, Paige, Christi, Doug, and two homeowners on 'Trading Spaces' in Central Texas

Screens Feature, Feb. 6, 2004

Get on the Ground!

Bett Williams navigates contemporary culture with a wicked pen and a wrestling mat, and she'll be at BookPeople on Friday.

Books Feature, Jan. 16, 2004

In Space

There's a new -tober in town, or at least online. Try "Gothtober," as in -- the advent calendar for the grue-lovin', candy-corn-pervertin' set.

Screens Feature, Oct. 17, 2003

The Ecstatic or, Homunculus

We've seen the holy fool before, of course; perhaps we're well acquainted. In The Ecstatic -- the debut novel by Victor LaValle, who cannonballed into the young / urban / big-lit milieu with the award-winning short story collection Slapboxing With Jesus, made the PEN / Faulkner finalist list with this book, and, somewhere in there, got really fat and then thin again -- there are at least four, but first and foremost is Anthony James, 315-pound protagonist -- hero, maybe.

Books Review, Oct. 10, 2003

Up for Grabs

How a Harlem-born photographer came to capture East Austin at the end of an Era

Arts Feature, Jul. 4, 2003

A Certain Kind of Death

Screens Feature, Mar. 14, 2003

Jon E. Edwards in in Love

Screens Feature, Mar. 14, 2003

The Latest in Paper

Kathy Acker's "work cut a swath of influence through literary and pop culture so wide that she might have entered the strange, paradoxical state to which all cultural goliaths are prey: waning visibility by virtue of social penetration," writes Cindy Widner. "Two new publications could help keep that from happening."

Books Feature, Nov. 22, 2002


Screens Feature, Mar. 15, 2002

SXSW Film Reviews

Short reviews from the festival's competition and non-competition lineup.

Screens Feature, Mar. 15, 2002

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