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Don't Bank on It
The folks at Dragon's Lair learn an expensive lesson from Bank of America
"...don't expect your money to go missing from a bank. If it did, you might expect the bank to..."

March 3, 2006 News Feature by Emily Pyle

The End of Poverty?
This documentary argues against economic globalization and corporate imperialism.
"...films, books, magazine articles, and grad-student theses, The End of Poverty? is, in essence, a sort of Capitalism, Colonialism,..."

Dec. 18, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Eve of Destruction?
The City plans for a big New Year's Eve party downtown while East Sixth Street merchants complain of threat of competition
"...for a photo finish. Together, they are the faces of Austin's pre-millennial tension. The city's officially sanctioned New Year's..."

Oct. 29, 1999 News Feature by Andy Langer

Austin Sommelier Runs Second Marathon of Triple Crown of Racing in NYC
Local runner follows his dreams
"...Completing one marathon is often enough of an accomplishment for many runners. But how..."

Nov. 8, 2010 Sports Post by Natalia Angulo

Bank Shot
Is Bigger Better?
"...All of this adds up to tremendous pressure for independent banks..."

Aug. 6, 1999 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

The Myth of Che
The Short Life of Revolutionary Che Guevara
"...are a bitch. The best, like Evan Connell's Son of the Morning Star, can easily surpass its fictional equal:..."

July 11, 1997 Books Feature by Tom Aiken

Coal News: Sierra Club Still Watching TXU, Ranks of Greenhouse-Gas Reduction Accord Grow, and Coal-Fired Power Plant Investments Protested
"...eight new coal-fired power plants – made as part of its private-equity buyout deal earlier this year – by..."

Nov. 21, 2007 News Post by Daniel Mottola

SXSW Announces Winners of Community Service Award
Event honors Interactive co-founder Dewey Winburne
"...In all of the apps and gizmos and gadgets and tech of..."

Nov. 4, 2013 SXSW Post by Monica Riese

The Changing Face of Downtown
"...For better or worse, there's still a heap of new downtown buildings and municipal projects well under way,..."

April 20, 2001 News Feature

Hard Times in the Land of Plenty
Service nonprofits and their funders face the economic gale
"...It's another busy day at the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas...."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Made in America
"...Rodriguez and Jennifer Tilly. She: the highly prized diva of last summer's surprise comedy blockbuster, Sister Act. He: TV's..."

June 4, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Evidence of Things Unseen
Is Bush lying about Iraq? Can he prove that he's not?
"...regional priority setting." Four hundred agents have been taken off ongoing criminal investigations and reassigned to anti-terrorism. The Times..."

Jan. 24, 2003 Column by Michael Ventura

The Hightower Report: Shoveling America's Wealth to the Top
Rich get richer; poor get poorer
"...Yet, America's corporate and political leaders have intentionally been shoveling wealth..."

Feb. 6, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

Sandra Bernhard ♥ America
Sandra Bernhard returns to Austin for We're Still Queer Honey!
"...Most of us had a moment. It could have been when..."

June 4, 2010 Features Feature by Cindy Widner

The Gift of Giving
Contribution & Expenditure Reports: July-December, '95
"...walls and on councilmembers' desks, stamped with the signature of consulting firms or engineering companies. There were boxes of..."

Feb. 2, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

Creepy Uncle Sam Ad Suggests Young Women Should Opt Out of Healthcare
Ironic GOP-backed ad says gov't shouldn't play doctor
"...law set to begin on Oct. 1, GOP haters of the measure are wasting no time in targeting young..."

Sept. 20, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Elegy To a Family Made of Football Fans
'America's Parking Lot' screening benefits Capital Area Food Bank
"...Independent Film Network will host a Tuesday night screening of America's Parking Lot, a labor of love documentary that..."

Nov. 12, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Luv Doc: 40% of $35 Million
Consensual sodomy with an A-lister is probably the best scenario you could hope for
"...Grace Gizenga who is formerly from the Democratic Republic of Congo recently emailed me for assistance with a business..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

'From Dusk Till Dawn' to See Light of Day
Debut date and all the details on Robert Rodriguez's TV series
"...El Rey Network has announced when the TV adaptation of Robert Rodriguez's seminal horror-comedy From Dusk Till Dawn will..."

Jan. 13, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Out of Balance
As we sit down to balance the books, we might consider our largest deficits
"...Manager Marc Ott released the city's cheerfully titled "Menu of Potential Budget Reductions," a daunting $45 million list of..."

June 12, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Southwest of Salem Director on Satanic Panic
Deborah S. Esquenazi talks collective madness before her SXSW panel
"...Deborah S. Esquenazi’s 2016 documentary Southwest of Salem tells the fascinating, terrifying story of four women..."

March 8, 2018 SXSW Post by Amani Newton

The Voice of the Writer
Readings From the Texas Book Festival
"...who arrived early enough to get a highbacked State of Texas Representative's chair were the envy of the hall...."

Nov. 14, 1997 Books Feature

On the 12th Day of Christmas
"...17 was no less important to Tommy Matola, president of Sony Music, and Ahmet Ertegun, president of Atlantic Records,..."

Dec. 25, 1998 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

The Death of Brad Will
An American reporter films his own murder in Oaxaca, and Mexican and U.S. authorities look the other way
"...Oaxaca, Mexico -- Those of us who report from the front lines of the..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature by John Ross

America the Brutal
Missed Information
"..."They are naturalizing because of fear, the fear of potentiallly losing their benefits," says..."

June 27, 1997 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Will Smoke Pot While Making Bank Deposit
"...Dear Louis, Over the years I’ve been quite skeptical of all this corporate sponsorship at arts and sporting events...."

Sept. 17, 2007 Postmarks

Sicario: Day of the Soldado Director Finds International Themes to Tex-Mex Thriller
Stefano Sollima goes border to border
"...border, and greater attention than ever paid to how America treats migrants and refugees, it can sometimes seem like..."

June 29, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Luv Doc: In Favor of Waxing
There is far too much hair in the world already
"...am not real self-conscious, but it just seems kind of weird. It's not like we're going to be making..."

Nov. 25, 2016 Column by The Luv Doc

'Creativity in the Face of Death: The Contemporary Resonance of Terezín'
UT symposium honors and ponders art created in the Nazi concentration camp
"...Art existing in the midst of genocide is a paradox that the mind is hard-pressed..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

World of Books
The Fifth Annual Texas Book Festival
"...and his staff always had about it a sense of occasion -- his Texas Writers Month parties at the..."

Nov. 10, 2000 Books Feature by Dick Holland

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