Aug. 11, 2000

Volume 19, Number 50

features

Better Living Through Porno

... or What I Learned as an Adult Industry Worker

BY KELLY PETRASH

Hot Sweltering Summer Sex Vignettes

BY KATE X MESSER

news

Gagging the Right

Republicans muzzled the Religious Right during the GOP convention

BY LOUIS DUBOSE

Gorgeous George

George P. Bush capitalizing on Latino roots to stump for Uncle George.

BY RUSSELL CONTRERAS

In and Out

Controversial sodomy law may be struck down

BY JONATHAN DAVID CARROLL

Naked City

Chamber releases results of AISD parent satisfaction survey; Larry Faulkner threatens disciplinary action against University of Texas staff members who join sick-out; Log Cabin Republicans happy with strides made in GOP party; Mary Cheney has made several visits to Austin; Green Party secures a spot on the statewide ballot; Libertarian Party presidential candidate Harry Browne comes to Austin.

BY AMY SMITH

food

Hippo Snouts and Hyena Eyeballs

Through the years, Mick Vann explains, just about every edible thing imaginable, and some stuff even the most jaded imagination can barely contemplate, has been used to gird the loins of the hapless horny male. Remember: It's almost always the guys who feel the need to produce seed.

BY MICK VANN

Food Poems

If reading this collection of haiku poems with a food theme entices you to cook something wonderful and have great sex, you can thank us later.

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-o-File

The amazing roster of new restaurants opening in Austin.

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Second Helpings: American Cafes

MM Pack surveys some of Austin's American cafes.
music

It Takes Two

Asking local musical couples what it's like to do everything together

BY CHRISTOPHER GRAY

Lust for Life

Ahhh … the good old daze

BY MARGARET MOSER

Grunt Work

Interview with America's favorite Gladiator about his band

BY MARC SAVLOV

Dancing About Architecture

Monte Montgomery hooks up with big-time booking; Texas Music Group has big plans.

BY KEN LIECK

Record Reviews

James Carter

Layin' in the Cut, Chasin' the Gypsy

Pip Proud

Oncer

Vic Chesnutt & Mr. and Mrs. Keneipp

Merriment

Dave Alvin

Public Domain

The Blazers

Puro Blazers

Porter Wagoner

The Best I've Ever Been

Clem Snide

Your Favorite Music

Ian Brown

Golden Greats

Iron Maiden

Brave New World

Nelly, Ruff Ryders, Lil' Kim, Ice-T, Jurassic 5

Country Grammar, Ryde or Die Vol. 1, The Notorious K.I.M., Greatists Hits, Quality Control
screens

Five Steps to a Sluttier You

Online smut shopping: a fashion emergency of the sexy kind

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Reel Women Presents Real Stories

BY SARAH HEPOLA

Coming Soon

From Lady and the Tramp to Showgirls -- our staff picks for most memorable sex scenes in film.

Short Cuts

Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.

BY MARC SAVLOV

TV Eye

Two new television shows remind us what it was like to be young: Nickelodeon's half-hour comedy series The Brothers Garcia and Fox's "nonfiction drama series," American High.

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Screens Reviews

Film Reviews

arts & culture

Prophet for Our Times

For 10 years, Lisa Crystal Carver has been writing about sex and doing sex-drenched performance pieces under the name Suckdog. But her lifestyle is born of a profound quest for an uncompromised life, a search for truth and adventure that makes her a prophet for our time.

BY ADA CALHOUN

Articulations

A busy summer for Austin artists.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

columns

Page Two

Welcome to The Austin Chronicle Summer Smut/Back to School issue!

BY NICK BARBARO

Postmarks

I never thought the letters in "Postmarks Forum" were real until this happened to me ...

Pubic Notice

Public Notice gets all hot under the collar for the Chronicle sex issue.

BY KATE X MESSER

After a Fashion

That's the stuff i really want to hear from a fashion consultant.

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Mr. Smarty Pants

Sink your teeth into these five fun facts. Or not. We don't really care.

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Coach's Corner

Dennis Miller on MNF? Who cares? In other news: The Spurs and Heat are the NBA's big winners in the free-agent sweepstakes, and the Cowboys -- despite what you may be reading elsewhere -- will continue to slide.

BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

Day Trips

San Antonio streetcar moves to the Northwest

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

About AIDS

Anecdotal support for using marijuana in HIV disease management gets some scientific backup.

BY SANDY BARTLETT

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