Jan. 4, 2008

Aubrey Edwards

Volume 27, Number 18

features

Gay Place's Top 10 Queer Doin's 2007

All the doors that opened from the closet to the men's room

BY KATE GETTY AND KATE X MESSER

news

News Top 10s

Naked City

The Hightower Report

America's Gaping Economic Divide; and The Bizarre Idolization of Reagan

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

The Best of Food in 2007

The best of 2007 in bites, wines, surprises, and, of course, quotes from Ratatouille
music

Wincing the Year Away

2007: Bad year for albums (Raoul), a prize-winning 365 for the iPod (Audra Schroeder, Christmas recipient of the same).

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

Off the Record

Recapping 2007 one list at a time

BY AUSTIN POWELL

screens

There Will Be Film

2007 opens up a vein of cinematic riches

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

Gaming's High Five

Mario reigns over 2007

BY JAMES RENOVITCH

TV Eye

TV Eye shows some love for 2007

BY BELINDA ACOSTA

Film News

The Top 10 things that had people talking in Austin film and TV this year

BY JOE O'CONNELL

Film Reviews

Redacted

Brian De Palma's film brims with spontaneity and fury regarding America's involvement in the war in Iraq. (Ends Monday.)
arts & culture

The Future Is Here

In 2007, that distant tomorrow when Austin's arts dreams would be realized finally arrived

BY ROBERT FAIRES

columns

Page Two: Die Another Day

On renewal, 'Red Cavalry,' and the joys of creating, despite the hostile storms and vicious seas

BY LOUIS BLACK

Oops!

Letters @ 3AM

Joe Biden and Chris Dodd rise above the other primary candidates in terms of achievement and hands-on experience in what a president needs to know

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

After a Fashion

Stephen ranks the top trends, events, and train wrecks of 2007

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Day Trips

The year 2007 came in as a lamb and went out as a tired, old goat

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Frank Sinatra's mom and abortion, President Bust and paper-shredding Chinese women and condoms, and more

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Common Law

Challenging a billing error on a credit card bill

BY LUKE ELLIS

Luv Doc Recommends: The Latino Comedy Project's ¡Loco Año Nuevo!

Esther's Follies, Thursday, January 3, 2008

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Sports Top 10s

The year in sports, CenTex style

BY MARK FAGAN

Soccer Watch

Picks for the Top 10 soccer stories of the year

BY NICK BARBARO

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