Sept. 7, 2012

Volume 32, Number 2

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news

APD Infiltrates Occupy

Undercover cops revealed in Houston – Acevedo promises review

BY JORDAN SMITH

Point Austin: 'No Bueno'

Court says the Lege still trampling on voting rights

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: Victory at Last?

After a string of losses, city wins fight over Downtown block

BY AMY SMITH

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Headlines

DNC Roundup

Follow along with Jen Sorensen as she reports from Charlotte, N.C.

BY MONICA RIESE

Lawmakers, Citizens Speak Against Proposed Women's Health Care Rules

HHSC intends to have rules in place by Nov. 1

BY JORDAN SMITH

Dewhurst May Face Multiple Challengers

Crowded field for lite guv seat in 2014

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

TP&W Responds to Racism Allegations

Department director was 'deeply disturbed by the explosive ... allegations'

BY PATRICIA J. RULAND

Hightower Report: Lubbock County Judge Goes Nuts

Tom Head gives Todd Akin a run for his money
food

What EVOO Can Do for You

Texas olive oil companies strive to educate consumers

BY KATE THORNBERRY

Dripping With Taste Wine & Food Festival

The Dripping With Taste Festival finds a new home at the Texas Hill Country Olive Company

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-O-File

A roundup of this week's food news

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

Fall fundraisers and the Farm & Food Leadership Conference dominate this week's events

Food Reviews

Henri's

Henri's inspires a dangerous sandwich passion
music

Think Memphis

Music industry alignment visits Uncle Lucius

BY JIM CALIGIURI

Playback: Sanctified Souls

Uncovering Arizona Dranes, remembering Brent Grulke

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

the Flatlanders

The Odessa Tapes

Willie Nelson

Heroes

Seth Walker

Time Can Change

Omar & the Howlers

I'm Gone

Michele Solberg

Harvest Time

Haun's Mill

Away

Harold Whit Williams

The Daily Worker Songbook

Nervebreakers

Hijack the Radio!
screens

A Tug of War Between Art and Morality

Andrew Shea's 'Portrait of Wally' follows the trail of Nazi plunder

BY JOSH ROSENBLATT

Whipping Gamers Into a Frenzy

A taste of the Fantastic Arcade

BY JAMES RENOVITCH

Geek Gift-Giving

SXSW Interactive announces The Oatmeal's Matthew Inman as first keynote speaker

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

Film Reviews

Branded

In a dystopian society, corporations can see inside people's minds and keep them deluded, but one man fights back.

Compliance

When authority is ceded to a disembodied voice on the other end of a phone line, all bounds of human propriety are lost in this story's fast-food joint.

For a Good Time Call …

The Apatowian bromance has found its reverse-gender equivalent in this comedy about two gals who enter the phone-sex biz.

Neil Young Journeys

Jonathan Demme hooks up with Neil Young for a road trip through Ontario, Canada, in their third documentary together.

Portrait of Wally

UT film professor Andrew Shea’s documentary is an engrossing account of how this Egon Schiele painting changed hands over the years.

The Possession

A divorced couple reunite in their efforts to save their daughter from an evil spirit.

Red Hook Summer

Spike Lee returns to Brooklyn for this summer in the life of a 13-year-old.

The Words

As an examination of the writer's world, this film offers nothing new; as a romance it's not half bad.
arts & culture

The Way It Is and Isn't

Ben Rubin's art installation at UT shows the gap between TV news in Cronkite's time and now

BY ROBERT FAIRES

'The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs'

Monologist Mike Daisey takes a slightly different bite of the Apple

BY ANDREW LONG

columns

Page Two: GrulkeFest

Local bands play loving tribute to Brent Grulke

BY LOUIS BLACK

Letters at 3AM: Why Not Chicken Fat?

The most important political question of our time: Who benefits from military spending?

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

The Common Law: Cash Rental Payments and Flaky Roommates

Cash Rental Payments and Flaky Roommates

BY LUKE ELLIS

After a Fashion

Your Style Avatar drapes himself in the rainbow for Pride

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Gay Place: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GLENN!

Spank Glenn Eaddy one time for us!

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

The long journey of explorer Sieur de La Salle

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Status Whoa!

An individual is more than what he posts on his Facebook page.

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

Horns drop to 2-4, featured on Fox Soccer Channel, and more

BY NICK BARBARO

Hornucopia

Republic Square hosted UT's season opener with free food and drinks courtesy of LHN

BY MICHAEL CORCORAN

Texas Rollergirls Championship

High-stakes bout to end the season

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

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