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October 3, 2003

Volume 23, Number 5

 
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  • Leave No Child Behind

    In a an excerpt from their new book, Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose expose Bush's No Child Left Behind policy as an educational Enron.

    BY LOUIS DUBOSE AND MOLLY IVINS

  • 'The Powerful Odor of Mendacity'

    An interview with Molly Ivins and Louis Dubose, authors of Bushwhacked: Life in George W. Bush's America.

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Sophia King: Is the Case Closed?

    The city should have known its report couldn't bring "closure" in the Eastside shooting death.

    BY JORDAN SMITH

  • Wal-Mart, Always

    The mayor's rebate idea bombs as foes contemplate dragging the Beast into court.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Naked City

    Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Austin @ Large: Austin at Large

    Forget the little boxes -- it's the big boxes we need to knock down

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Capitol Chronicle

    Is there a Bush-beater in the House -- or the Senate, or the VFW?

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • On the Lege

    The redistricting conference committee doesn't look like Texas, and Strayhorn gets slapped

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • The Hightower Report

    Nature's reality confronts Bush; The biotech invasion of Washington.

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food
music
screens
  • Black and White and Rick All Over

    The ABCs of 'The School of Rock'

    BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

  • 'The Austin Chronicle' and Richard Linklater

    The beginning of a beautiful friendship

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Cinematexas 8 Announces Geckos

    With Artistic Director David Barker saying that "these films should be celebrated [as] films that arduously defend the beauty, integrity, and social role of the moving image," the Cinematexas International Short Film Festival awarded its Geckos at a closing ceremony at Club DeVille on Sunday, Sept. 21.
  • QT on Trio

    With five Austin QT Fests under his belt, Tarantino will be sharing this format with the world, as the Trio cable network presents six nights of Tarantino-presented movies to coincide with the opening of his new film Kill Bill Vol. 1 on Oct. 10.

    BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

  • In Play

    EA Sports has truly outdone itself with this year's installments of Madden 2004 and NCAA Football 2004, with each game taking its respective franchise to the next level.

    BY MARK FAGAN

  • Short Cuts

    Insanity everywhere: The Chain Saw strikes back, as does the Arbor, sort of; R. Lee Ermey gets piggish; Jack Black kisses like a fish; and videos might kill radio stars, but they launch Austin artists' careers.

    BY MARC SAVLOV

  • TV Eye

    Fall TV is dead; long live fall TV!

    BY BELINDA ACOSTA

  • Film Reviews

arts & culture
columns
  • Page Two

    Meet our new Web site; local film news; and tackling denial, from the city budget to the Republican right.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Letters at 3AM

    Having children used to be necessary for a family's economic survival; in the last century it has instead become a choice.

    BY MICHAEL VENTURA

  • After a Fashion

    Meow? Meeee-oooooowww? Where is Miss Kitty??? And is Stephen going all punk rock on us?

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • To Your Health

    What does colostrum have in it that is good for babies, and is it also good for adults?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    Show Some Sole: It's AIDS Walk Time!

    BY KATRYN AMUNDSON

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