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The Secret History of the English Language

If the late Douglas Adams had made his mark as a writer of history textbooks, the resulting volumes might read like The Secret History of the English Language

Books Review, Mar. 7, 2008

Elvis Is Titanic: Classroom Tales From the Other Iraq

If you think you know everything about how America is viewed by the people whom our troops are meant to be protecting, there is much in this volume that will surprise you

Books Review, Nov. 16, 2007

Texas Monthly on ... Texas True Crime

We Texans tend to believe that everything about us is special. When it comes to our criminals, we don't have to get too subjective to substantiate that belief.

Books Review, Aug. 31, 2007

Lights, Camera, History: Portraying the Past in Film

Screens Review, Jun. 29, 2007

Grand Theft Auto: Tricked Out Edition; The Cry Baby Killer: Back-to-Back Jack Edition

Screens Feature, Dec. 15, 2006

The Tick vs. Season One

Not all is well in the City, but it's good to be back

Screens Review, Sep. 22, 2006

Ren & Stimpy: The Lost Episodes

Screens Review, Aug. 18, 2006

Notes From a Few Minutes With 'Over the Hedge' Creator Michael Fry

Austinite sees his comic strip hit the big screen

Screens Feature, May. 19, 2006

Marked

Ross, Steve

Books Feature, Dec. 23, 2005

Reigning Cat and Dog

John Kricfalusi, in town this weekend, on 'Ren & Stimpy's staying power.

Screens Feature, Aug. 12, 2005

Comin' at Ya!

3-D is back on the big screen -- again.

Screens Feature, Jul. 25, 2003

Book Review

"Between its title and proximate April Fools' Day release, the casual observer might assume Gerald Nachman's Seriously Funny is some sort of joke book," writes Ken Lieck. "However, its subtitle and subject offer the advanced student of dry humor the opportunity to quip that no, it is the anti-joke book!"

Books Feature, Apr. 18, 2003

Dancing About Architecture

The last installment of "Dancing About Architecture."

Music Column, Jan. 3, 2003

Dancing About Architecture

All news: noise ordinance gripes, AMN budget crunch, Sound Exchange faces rent shortfalls, Williamson County refuses to give up on an amphitheatre, Clifford Antone back on the streets, and the first SXSW 03 confirmees. Plus, three music deaths.

Music Column, Dec. 20, 2002

So Long, Slug

Music Column, Dec. 20, 2002

The March of Time

Music Column, Dec. 20, 2002

Dancing About Architecture

Noise Ordinance meeting is postponed, as is the ultimate fate of the Austin Music Network. Happily, the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar is back.

Music Column, Dec. 13, 2002

Box Sets

Cigarettes and Carrot Juice

Music Feature, Dec. 6, 2002

Dancing About Architecture

The new noise ordinance goes to council as Jupiter Records goes round the clock.

Music Column, Dec. 6, 2002

You Go to Jupiter

Music Column, Dec. 6, 2002

Dancing About Architecture

Emo's employees quit over punk rock protest, the Noise Ordinance is back, as will be the Austin City Limits Music Festival, but not Russell Crowe. SIMS news and more.

Music Column, Nov. 29, 2002

Jerkuleez

Jerkuleez

Music Review, Nov. 29, 2002

Bill Hicks

Flying Saucer Tour Vol. 1, Love Laughter and Truth

Music Review, Nov. 29, 2002

Dancing About Architecture

Things get so bad in the Live Music Capital of the World that they're citing the 'King of Sixth Street,' Gerry Van King, for busking on the street

Music Column, Nov. 22, 2002

George Harrison

Brainwashed

Music Review, Nov. 22, 2002

Dancing About Architecture

American Idol picks Austinite Dana Clark to hopefully win the hearts of America in the next round of finals.

Music Column, Nov. 15, 2002

Dancing About Architecture

Daniel Lanois confirms as SXSW keynote, Springsteen cancels, and another club -- the Six of Clubs -- closes. Biz as usual, in other words.

Music Column, Nov. 8, 2002

'Chronicle' on the Air!

Music Column, Nov. 8, 2002

Loose Lip

Music Column, Nov. 8, 2002

Dancing About Architecture

Mars Music store goes the way of Halley's Comet.

Music Column, Nov. 1, 2002

Dancing About Architecture

American Idol comes to town, the Funk Bros leave -- a little poorer for the musical wear and tear.

Music Column, Oct. 25, 2002

A Horse's Areola

Music Column, Oct. 25, 2002

Dancing About Architecture

Another festival weekend, this time jazz; plus Mars Music not going under, and Bill Hicks -- still dead, more CDs.

Music Column, Oct. 18, 2002

Dancing About Architecture

Everything from 20+ years ago is coming back, starting with Elvis Costello.

Music Column, Oct. 11, 2002

Kickin' Out the Jams

Music Column, Oct. 11, 2002

The Coffee Sergeants

Consolation Has No Phone…

Music Review, Oct. 11, 2002

Craig Marshall

Popular Crimes

Music Review, Oct. 11, 2002

Dancing About Architecture

Our resident Marshmallow Peep relates the news and hearsay in and around the Live Music Capital...

Music Column, Oct. 4, 2002

Dancing About Architecture

Danny Crooks, down with the ship once again

Music Column, Sep. 20, 2002

It's Bullock Time -- and I Don't Mean Sandra

Our resident Marshmallow Peep relates the news and hearsay in and around the Live Music Capital...

Music Column, Sep. 20, 2002

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