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The Passion of the Kinky
How the Kinkster did, then didn't, endorse Perry
"...When we heard that Kinky Friedman was getting back into political punditry, we had..."

Aug. 29, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Kinky's Questions
Campaign consultant Colin Strother explains the Friedman Dem race switch
"...So why has Democrat Kinky Friedman jumped into the agriculture commissioner's race? An interesting..."

Dec. 14, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Playback – Kinky Friedman: Between the Lines
Kinky Friedman's first album of original songs in 35 years: "How hard could it be?"
"...Kinky Friedman's getting old...."

June 29, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Oh, Kinky, You Crazy
Kinky Friedman thinks that being a Democrat governor would be nice.
"...to today's Daily Texan, failed 2006 independent gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman wants another pop at Gov. Rick Perry. This..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Bell Rings for Kinky in Agriculture Race
Former Dem governor hopeful endorses man that helped him lose in '06
"...smoking? The former Democratic US congressman has apparently endorsed Kinky Friedman in his party's primary run off for agriculture..."

May 7, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Kinky in 2010
With gubernatorial aspirations on the back burner, Kinky Friedman is out on tour
"...the gubernatorial race and instead going for Agricultural Commissioner, Kinky Friedman has hit the road. Tonight, 6pm at Antone’s,..."

Feb. 24, 2010 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Kinky and Kay Bailey, Sittin' in a Tree...?
"...been a tough couple weeks for independent gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman. For starters, his campaign has been fielding a..."

Nov. 1, 2006 News Post by Jordan Smith

Kinky Friedman
In Person: Kinky!
"...Society. But this was no normal performer: This was Kinky Friedman. Delivered by almost anyone else, "(Get Your) Biscuits..."

Nov. 22, 1996 Books Feature

Kinky Friedman for Agricultural Commissioner
Catch him this morning at the polls
"...really good, creative, and honest people with integrity,” grins Kinky Friedman. “When you’re in a room full of musicians,..."

March 4, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Go West Young Kinky
The Texas Jewboy rides again
"...Former gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman doesn’t write new material. “What I do is..."

June 10, 2010 Music Post by Austin Powell

Kinky Cash
Demmycrat Friedman fundraising for Republicans
"...agriculture commissioner primary, Dems may be glad to see Kinky Friedman is raising campaign cash for other candidates. Oh,..."

April 19, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Kinky Begins Again
After failing as an independent, now running for gov as Democrat
"...after he first mentioned it, today's the day that Kinky "Crackheads and Thugs" Friedman officially starts running for governor,..."

Sept. 1, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Resurrection of Kinky Friedman
From Houston to Echo Hill, the self-proclaimed Texas Jewboy sings a new tune
"...Kinky Friedman can't hear very well these days...."

Dec. 13, 2019 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Nolan Ryan Pitching at Kinky Friedman?
The no-hitter king and the Jewish cowboy for ag commissioner
"...There's probably some grumbling over in Kinky Friedman's camp this week: After a brief run as..."

Nov. 4, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Witnessed Another Side of Kinky
"...Dear Editor, Having been associated with the Kinky Friedman campaign through the series of Web cartoons I..."

Nov. 19, 2006 Postmarks

Proud to Have Voted for Kinky
"...wrote in to your fine publication ["Postmarks"] believing that Kinky Friedman was the Texas version of Ralph Nader in..."

Nov. 15, 2006 Postmarks

'Chronicle's Treatment of Kinky Unfair
"...endorsing Chris Bell for governor was devoted to denigrating Kinky Friedman [“Endorsements,” Oct. 20]. To compare Kinky with the..."

Oct. 23, 2006 Postmarks

Kinky Proved Disappointing
"...Dear Editor, I welcomed Kinky's candidacy at first. I even bought one of those..."

Nov. 12, 2006 Postmarks

Kinky News
Independent gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman announces seven-point political reform agenda designed to get politicians out of politics and to open political process "to the people"
"...Independent gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman announced on June 5 a seven-point political-reform agenda..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Kinky's Mexican Riptide
A near-death experience convinced Freidman that 'I have to do more with my life'
"...Born in Chicago on Halloween in 1944, Kinky Friedman came to Texas a year later with his..."

Feb. 17, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Jerry 4 Kinky?
Land Commish Patterson woos potential opponent
"...to fill that gap in his life? How's about Kinky Friedman, who is broadly expected to drop out of..."

Dec. 9, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texans Shouldn't Be Upset by Kinky
"...to be so upset about the independent gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman? Is it just my specific European and German..."

Nov. 1, 2006 Postmarks

Kinky Is Not a Funny Joke
"...Dear Editor, Kinky is a joke and not a funny one. He's..."

Oct. 10, 2006 Postmarks

Happy to See Kinky Doing Well
"...Dear Editor, I'm encouraged to see that Kinky is doing so well in the polls and in..."

Sept. 5, 2006 Postmarks

What Kinky Did Next
The Kinkster is back in the political saddle today.
"...Where do failed gubernatorial candidates go? Well, in Kinky Friedman's case, the state House. Kinda. The Kinkster will..."

April 17, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

A Kinky 2006
"...year. Their biggest scoop was posting years-old clips of Kinky Friedman's comedy routine, wherein the entertainer lets loose with..."

Dec. 29, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Kinky Lived Up to His Name
"...regarding the "independent" vote [“Postmarks” online, Nov. 9]. When Kinky first came out with his new PR campaign, ahh,..."

Nov. 13, 2006 Postmarks

Supports Kinky for Governor
"...it wrong [“Endorsements,” Oct. 20]. You should have endorsed Kinky Friedman over the Democratic candidate Chris Bell for the..."

Oct. 23, 2006 Postmarks

Screw the Democrats, Vote Kinky
"...right, yin and yang. You claim, like others, that Kinky is a "joke" candidate. Yet, his political reform plan..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Postmarks

Voting for Kinky
"...Dear Editor, I'm a-votin' for Kinky Friedman! Yes sir. I remember Mayor McClellan saying, "The..."

Oct. 3, 2006 Postmarks

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