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10 Pounds of Blue Horseshoes in an 8-Pound Game, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Start Loving 'the Best of You'
"...full of blood thinners, a gallon of bluegrass bourbon, and a room full of physicians is how I witnessed..."

Feb. 11, 2007 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

Elizabeth McCracken and Edward Carey's Write Balance
The local literary duo discusses being a creative couple and how it affects their work and process
"...other since before Willie Nelson was a young man, and occasionally some of those people have joined forces, have..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Meat and Greet
Texas Book Festival and 'Texas Monthly' to pair writers with barbecue
"...The combination of barbecue and books may seem – on the page, at least – like..."

March 18, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Live and In Person!
Views and Reviews of Recent Author Visits
"...long. I've been reading speculative fiction, both the hard and the soft stuff, since I discovered that Animal Farm..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Books Feature

Pimp That Kindle, and Other Gift Ideas for Book Lovers
Gifting books and their accessories
"...beeline for the Cole Haan designer line), clip-on lights, and protective skins. GelaSkins even makes a model designed to..."

Nov. 24, 2009 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Footnotes and First Novels
Local Author Roger Boylan
"...the idea of taking something that is utterly serious and showing how ludicrous it can become. John Kennedy Toole..."

May 23, 1997 Books Feature

Quien es Mas Noir: James Crumley and James Ellroy are Coming to Town
"...fiction will be in Austin to meet their fans and sign their new books. Former Texan James Crumley (The..."

Dec. 6, 1996 Books Feature

Recent and Anticipated Texas
From 'Panic' to 'Andrew Jackson'
"...FICTIONPanic by Jeff Abbott (Dutton, $23.95): The Austinite and three-time Edgar Award nominee's hardcover debut is a nonstop..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Books Review by Shawn Badgley

Out of Print and Onto Film
The Austin Film Society Texas Documentary Tour: Mark Moskowitz's 'Stone Reader'
" around to reading the book, he loved it and went looking for other Mossman books only to hit..."

April 9, 2004 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

"I Made a Movie, and They Didn't Want It!"
Shut out by distribution companies, indie filmmakers go DIY when it comes to getting their movie out there.
"...of success. A publishing house purchases an author's novel and sells it at your nearest Barnes & Noble. A..."

July 11, 2003 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Texans and Texts
"...State and church. State and city. State and literature -- of..."

Oct. 31, 1997 Books Feature by Clay Smith

'How Football Explains America'
Timothy Braun on Sal Paolantonio's excellent new history/sports book
"...Books, $24.95) in the “Sports” section of a local Barnes and Noble, and now I plan to write a..."

Nov. 10, 2008 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

Taking on 'Trivial Pursuit'
Bill and Gin Tolany's 'Dibs' parties smart.
"...his office at a software start-up in Northwest Austin, and he is concerned. "I just checked it this morning,"..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Revving With Cora Vette
Texas Burlesque Festival MC tells dirty jokes and career truths
"...Bustiers? Check. Feathered fascinators? Check. Sparkle and glitter? Check and check? Dirty joke book? Uh oh...."

April 10, 2015 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Four-Hour Guru Tim Ferriss on the Path to Perfection
Meta-learning explored through the art of the kitchen
"...Tim Ferriss, author of The Four Hour Work Week and The Four Hour Body, spoke at the SXSW Interactive..."

March 11, 2013 Food Post by Margaret Shugart

Wasn't It FABulous?
Economic and environmental consequences of high tech plant closings are potentially grim.
"...entrepreneur Gary Hoover stood in a Northwest Austin bookstore and conjured bleak images of Flint, Michigan, a hardscrabble town..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Squaring the Triangle
The Three Austins Collide at a Central-City Crossroads
"...lot of things, but one of them is "change." And whatever else the three-cornered empty space between Guadalupe, Lamar,..."

July 4, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Good morning!
"...-- in this case, Alamo House, The Boyfriend School, and The Mommy Club -- because booksellers across the state..."

Aug. 22, 2003 Books Column by Shawn Badgley

Jewish Book Fair
Nov. 3-11
"...Sunday, Nov. 4, 10:30am Judith Viorst (Alexander and the Wonderful, Marvelous, Excellent, Terrific Ninety Days: An..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Books Feature

This editorial content is brought to you by the Steve Miller Band. And … I'm having job dreams.
"...into weekendlong slumber parties with said independent booksellers, authors, and publishing power brokers, then the Mid-South Independent Booksellers Association..."

Sept. 5, 2003 Books Column by Shawn Badgley

Highlights of the Austin International Poetry Festival and critic Neil Postman's upcoming visit to Austin.
"...years, the Austin International Poetry Festival has grown ... and grown ... and grown to the point that over..."

April 7, 2000 Books Column by Clay Smith

The Next Next
Jasper Fforde reveals the secrets behind the new Thursday Next adventure, narrative gymnastics, and the job of writing
" a mother of two (or is it three?), and when she isn't tending the kids, she's working for..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Books Feature by Robert Faires

Russell McCulloh Resurfaces
"...earlier), take heart: Russell is now working at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Round Rock...."

Sept. 24, 2004 Postmarks

Parkingless Shopping
"...CompareNet Compare prices on thousands of products...."

Dec. 4, 1998 Screens Feature

In Person
Mike Cox
"...Fans of true crime, Texas history, and adventurous tales well-told will welcome the arrival of a..."

May 30, 1997 Books Feature

Short Cuts
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
"..."We've Come To Ruin Your Life and Wreck Everything -- God Sent Us" Dept.: Several people..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

"...(Brio!, Z'Tejas/Arboretum), manager Matt Dodson hopes that local restaurants and clubs can provide temporary work for some of his..."

July 26, 1996 Food Column

The Designs That Defined the LGBTQ Movement
50 years of Queer X Design from former Chron contributor Andy Campbell
"...Those products are nothing compared to how lustrous and layered a perfume the actual history of queer design..."

July 26, 2019 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

Cyber Top Tens
" that a CDA II is in the works, and public libraries are installing controversial filterware to implement content..."

Jan. 9, 1998 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

"...grounds of the Zilker Botanical Gardens. Visitors can browse and shop at the booths set up by local herb..."

Sept. 29, 1995 Arts Feature

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