Ken Lieck

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Readings
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, March 7, 2008

Readings
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, Nov. 16, 2007

Readings
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, Aug. 31, 2007

In Print
Lights, Camera, History: Portraying the Past in Film

Screens, June 29, 2007

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

Screens, Dec. 15, 2006

DVD Watch
The Tick vs. Season One
Not all is well in the City, but it's good to be back

Screens, Sept. 22, 2006

DVD Watch
Ren & Stimpy: The Lost Episodes

Screens, Aug. 18, 2006

Notes From a Few Minutes With 'Over the Hedge' Creator Michael Fry
Notes From a Few Minutes With 'Over the Hedge' Creator Michael Fry
Austinite sees his comic strip hit the big screen

Screens, May 19, 2006

Gift Guide
Marked

Books, Dec. 23, 2005

Reigning Cat and Dog
Reigning Cat and Dog
John K. on the staying power of 'Ren & Stimpy'

Screens, Aug. 12, 2005

Comin' at Ya!
Comin' at Ya!
3-D is back on the big screen -- again

Screens, July 25, 2003

Book Review
Book Review
Seriously Funny: The Rebel Comedians of the 1950s and 1960s

Books, April 18, 2003

Dancing About Architecture
Dancing About Architecture
The last installment of "Dancing About Architecture."

Music, 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, Dec. 20, 2002

So Long, Slug
So Long, Slug

Music, Dec. 20, 2002

The March of Time

Music, Dec. 20, 2002

Dancing About Architecture
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, Dec. 13, 2002

Box Sets
Camper Van Beethoven
Cigarettes and Carrot Juice (Record Review)

Music, Dec. 6, 2002

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

Music, Dec. 6, 2002

You Go to Jupiter
You Go to Jupiter

Music, Dec. 6, 2002

Phases and Stages
Jerkuleez
Jerkuleez (Record Review)

Music, Nov. 29, 2002

Phases and Stages
Bill Hicks
Flying Saucer Tour Vol. 1, Love Laughter and Truth (Record Review)

Music, Nov. 29, 2002

Dancing About Architecture
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, Nov. 29, 2002

Phases and Stages
George Harrison
Brainwashed (Record Review)

Music, Nov. 22, 2002

Dancing About Architecture
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, Nov. 22, 2002

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

Music, Nov. 15, 2002

Dancing About Architecture
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, Nov. 8, 2002

Loose Lip
Loose Lip

Music, Nov. 8, 2002

'Chronicle' on the Air!
'Chronicle' on the Air!

Music, Nov. 8, 2002

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

Music, Nov. 1, 2002

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