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China Syndrome?
Investigating reports of the ink monkey's return – and whether it existed to begin with
"...were their era's bestselling discount paperbacks. Slammed with deadlines, old-school Chinese authors employed the next best thing to editorial..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Books Feature by Dylan Siegler

Wal-Mart Smiley Face Eats a South-Side Trailer Park
The newest bad big-box project prepares to displace poor people on Slaughter Lane.
"...the law," Bruce Rodenborn, a housing counselor with the Austin Tenants Council, said earlier this week. The law, which..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

May's Response to Leo on Beckwith Misleading
"...the SBOE"] in the Chronicle: "The Seattle-based institute [the Discovery Institute] supports Beckwith's work and that of a small..."

Aug. 14, 2003 Postmarks

Those Were the Days
Earlier this spring, University of Texas Press began publishing a series of books about politics in Texas. Because the editors of the series, which is spearheaded by Don Carleton, the director of UT's Center for American History, understand that it's more interesting to read about underdogs than the ruling class, all three books in the series are about Texas liberals. Here's a brief overview of the series.
"...the primary culprits for the economic depression. Despite the discovery of oil and increased urbanization, Texas was still a..."

April 26, 2002 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Crimes of Passion and Prose
With Quills, Philip Kaufman (Henry & June, The Unbearable Lightness of Being) has made another film about the startling fusion between literature and sex.
"...Austin Chronicle: Quills opens during the French Revolution -- a..."

Dec. 22, 2000 Screens Feature by Michael Ventura

A Whole New Game
A strange trip through the online world of the most popular role-playing games of last summer : Diablo II, Deus Ex, and Vampire: The Masquerade Redemption
"...mother knew he were up at 1am on a school night playing Vampire: The Masquerade Redemption (Activision, $44.99, PC),..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Screens Feature by Marcel Meyer

Record Reviews
Barbarito Torres
"...treasure hunting in Havana and make the Christopher Colombian discovery that seminal musicians from Cuba's Golden Age of Son..."

July 9, 1999 Music Review

Gang of Guerillas
"...close to conditions of poverty, and had to quit school at 13. Almost anyone who went through what she..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Books Review

Day Trips
"...playhouse. For the 12-and-over visitors, the playhouse is a discovery zone of experiments and illustrations of the amazing world..."

Jan. 23, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

A Chip off the Auld Sod
Off the Bookshelf
"...his Mason and Dixon, which was published in The Austin Chronicle and Cleveland Downtown Tab. It created a sensation,..."

Oct. 24, 1997 Books Review

Record Reviews
"...deeper lyrically, opting more often for apocalyptic self-destruction than old-school self-congratulation. And while Prodigy and Havoc still sound unaffected..."

Feb. 7, 1997 Music Review

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...feel obligated to mention, was filmed in and around Austin last fall). From the poster, which depicts a young..."

Oct. 13, 1995 News Feature

University of Texas Pledges a Harder Line on Sexual Misconduct
UT Pres Fenves: "If a faculty or staff member commits these acts, the consequences will be clear"
"...and an external review, the University of Texas at Austin will now fire faculty and staff members found –..."

March 6, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Behind Enemy Lines at ALEC's Right-Wing Policy Conference
Activists say the American Legislative Exchange Council backs corporate interests over people
"...partisan shadow group. And this week, ALEC is in Austin working behind closed doors to hatch more bad bills."..."

Aug. 30, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup
After Us, what else does the film fest have in store?
"...no city's films speak to that as much as Austin. The home town presence is strongest in the documentary..."

Jan. 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Faster Than Sound: Pop Goes the Arts District
Fight over an empty lot near Riverside Drive intensifies, Xetas’ Kana Harris will open Bluebonnet Records in Lockhart, and Why Bonnie get a peachy opening gig
"...told when his station entered into an agreement with Austin Creative Alliance and the Presidium Group last year...."

Jan. 11, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Beside the Point: Everybody’s Got the Right
Concerning the fate of Mark Conditt’s confession
"...I haven't read Assassins since high school but find myself reminiscing about that scene over the..."

April 13, 2018 News Column by Chase Hoffberger

Lights, Camera, aGLIFF!
Long-running film fest returns with something for everyone
"...story focuses on Claire's sexual awakening, rather than Virginia's discovery that she is, in fact, a woman. At the..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Screens Feature by Amy Kamp

A Kinder, Gentler SXSW?
City to tighten "temporary" permits
"...puts it, "getting things back to being about music discovery."..."

Feb. 6, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

SXSW Film Announces 2015 Lineup
Circling the Thunderdome
"...Following January’s tease of six titles, SXSW Film has..."

Feb. 3, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Film What You Know
'Ping Pong Summer' draws on filmmaker Michael Tully's own experience
"...idea first came to the 39-year-old, two-year resident of Austin's Cherrywood neighborhood while he was in high school: "What..."

June 20, 2014 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Springsteen Sues for Innocence – in Bexar County
Freed inmate takes his case to a friendlier venue
"...13 – on Dec. 6, 1991, inside a North Austin yogurt shop. Eight years later, Springsteen, 16 at the..."

March 7, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Just Cos
SXSW Comedy headliner Bill Cosby shares his worst gigs ever
"...And he’ll remember you from previous encounters, be sure..."

March 5, 2014 Arts Post by Raoul Hernandez

Playback
HAAM Day to the rescue!
"...the last time being my senior year of high school when they dosed me with magnificent drugs and excavated..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Reina Hardy
For this Michener Playwriting Fellow, autumn brings local premieres of two of her plays
"...frustrated in both his search for a meaningful astronomical discovery and a date for his sister's wedding. The Chronicle..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Lege Lines
This week the Lege takes on wrongful convictions, medical marijuana, and dark money
"...jail. For the fifth time in as many sessions, Austin Rep. Elliott Naishtat's modest proposal to create an affirmative..."

May 17, 2013 News Column

SXSW Wednesday Picks and Sleepers
"...7:25pm, Austin Music Hall; Fri., 12mid, Copa Gone are the days..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature

AFF2012: A Conversation With Paul Feig 
'Freaks and Geeks' creator looks back
"...Despite coinciding with the Austin Film Festival's annual Hair of the Dog Brunch, the..."

Oct. 22, 2012 Screens Post by Leah Churner

Studio Visit: Xochi Solis
Xochi Solis' studio is a homey place that looks like one of her artworks writ large
"...the kind of organized chaos that encourages a constant discovery and rediscovery of her primary materials. She, like some..."

Aug. 3, 2012 Arts Column by Andy Campbell

Playback
'Good Day Austin' anchor Joe Bickett says adios, the Scottish Rite Theater, Good Music Club, and Spider House say hello again, and Emo's owner Frank Hendrix goes cable
"...Anchoring FOX 7's Good Day Austin for 17 years, Joe Bickett is a familiar face..."

May 25, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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