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Up, Up, and Away
Do Obama's sky-high approval ratings and unprecedented support indicate unrealistic expectations?

Louis Black, Jan. 23, 2009

Hope Jr.
Only the foolish expect a rebirth of wonder from Obama, but a restored sense of decency is a good start

Louis Black, Jan. 16, 2009

Inertia, Inverted
It isn't the outside world but oneself that most often determines the nature of experience

Louis Black, Jan. 9, 2009

A Cheating Top 10
An introduction, then a list of lots of cool things, shoved into 10 slots, that are not necessarily related to 2008

Louis Black, Jan. 2, 2009

Workingman's Blues
The real history of labor and union organizing is ignored and largely unknown

Louis Black, Dec. 26, 2008

A Time of Peace and Light
Snapshots for swiftly passing days

Louis Black, Dec. 19, 2008

Madness in General
A film review and recommendation for this blur of a year

Louis Black, Dec. 12, 2008

Fuel and Frost
Nixon film and doc review responses offer different kinds of surprises

Louis Black, Dec. 5, 2008

Lost in Space
Marking time with seasonal ghosts

Louis Black, Nov. 28, 2008

Everybody Plays the Fool
Neither party is sainted, and dominance tends to encourage the worst of political habits

Louis Black, Nov. 21, 2008

And Everyone and I Stopped Breathing
What if the government isn't broken?

Louis Black, Nov. 14, 2008

Opportunity Born Anew
In working together as Americans, there is hope

Louis Black, Nov. 7, 2008

Proposition Puzzle
A series of shapes that all fit together, although not like jigsaw pieces

Louis Black, Oct. 31, 2008

Proposal Postcards
Proposition 2 and other economic quandaries

Louis Black, Oct. 24, 2008

The Best of Austin
A concept in search of an author; characters in search of a form; memory in search of meaning

Louis Black, Oct. 17, 2008

To Whine Is to Love Again
Navigating the maze of Palin punditry

Louis Black, Oct. 3, 2008

Spinning Tales
The GOP masterfully weaves a tapestry of deceit

Louis Black, Sept. 26, 2008

Theatre of Cruelty
The backdrop of reality that belies the McCain-Palin pageant

Louis Black, Sept. 19, 2008

Terms of Entitlement
In a growing city, are some citizens more equal than others?

Louis Black, Sept. 5, 2008

The Art of Surprise
S.R. Bindler's 'Surfer, Dude' continually pulls off the unexpected

Louis Black, Aug. 29, 2008

Years, Dreams, and Ghosts
How we succeeded in business without really trying

Louis Black, Aug. 22, 2008

Funny Papers
More than ever, the 'Chronicle' is what people make of it

Louis Black, Aug. 15, 2008

Other Shoes, Other Feet
Republicans blame it all on the Democrats, while outraged activists flirt with censorship

Louis Black, Aug. 8, 2008

Wonder Stories
The unbound adventures and outrageous duets of a life spent with science fiction

Louis Black, July 25, 2008

Critical Grasp
Civil disobedience and free speech are cut from the same unalienable cloth

Louis Black, July 18, 2008

Film Vault
With 'Hellboy II,' Guillermo del Toro makes the leap from mere great director to cinematic superhero

Louis Black, July 11, 2008

Dead Dinosaurs
New sources, new policies provide our only legitimate shot at energy independence

Louis Black, July 4, 2008

Unreasonably Reasonable
Political arguments depend on mutual respect

Louis Black, June 27, 2008

Music of the Spheres
We cannot work together unless we can talk to each other

Louis Black, June 20, 2008

A Threat and a Promise
The city takes on live music, again

Louis Black, June 13, 2008

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