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The Gods of War
America is distracted by the Pledge "crisis" while our government readies for war.
"...are few public spectacles more entertaining than the tribe of politicians in a chorus of full-throated sanctimony. We enjoyed..."

July 12, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Beware of Bingo Narcs!
On July 18, an investigator from the Texas Lottery Commission's Charitable Bingo section informed Continental Cub owner Steve Wertheimer that the club's bingo night was illegal --way illegal. Why?
"...some Thursday happy hour shows (regular act Hot Club of Cowtown is on vacation), they revived the hallmark of..."

Aug. 2, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

High School Homecoming
The nation’s best runner, that guy from Spoon, and me
"...Going to someone else's high school reunion/homecoming is sort of like looking at friends’ vacation slides or being asked..."

Oct. 19, 2009 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

October is Texas Wine Month
Festivities begin all over the state this weekend
"...Last night, nestled in the country town of Lometa, about an hour-and-a-half outside of Austin, Fiesta Winery..."

Oct. 5, 2013 Food Post by Margaret Shugart

The 'M' Word
Don't mention blood atonement! Parsing the Romney religion speech.
"...When is a test of faith not a test of faith? When Republican presidential..."

Dec. 6, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Where the Shadows Are Deepest
The search for, and subsequent conversation with, country singer James Hand
"...Writing about music offers many rewards, but seldom does it present an opportunity..."

May 5, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

The AggreGAYtor: October 19
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...• Fried blood sausage Nick Griffin publishes address of gay couple involved in discrimination case and encourages supporters..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Meet the Candidates for City Council
Five incumbents fight for their seats at the dais
"...This November may mean the end of the line for five district leaders who served on..."

Aug. 19, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Playback: Austin's Revamped Record Convention
The Austin Record Convention – the biggest in the country – returns Downtown
"...a humongous storage shed in the Hill Country west of Austin, Doug Hanners assesses his inventory. The cement floor..."

May 22, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Fall On Me
Three fall Austin music perennials.
"...spending long weekends rifling through the stacks and stacks of records, searching for what to listen to next...."

Sept. 14, 2012 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Bond Election Cliffs Notes
General Obligation Bonds
"...to sell GO bonds, which are paid back out of the city's property tax collections (just under half of..."

Oct. 23, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Adam and Joe go to 'Holliston'
FEARnet launches first original sitcom tonight
"...When you think of sitcoms, cable horror channel FEARnet may leap to mind...."

April 3, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
"...Noah denies rumors of Forty Days and Forty Nights......"

July 5, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Kids
"...troops, debate teams, cheerleaders earning for camp -- they often set up on weekends in parking lots on Burnet,..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Paul-itically Incorrect
Ron Paul's Wacky Views Highlight a Bitter Race
"...illustration by Doug Potter Amid the flurry of audience members draining out of the city hall chambers..."

Nov. 1, 1996 News Feature by Alex de Marban

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