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Pipe Dreams
Chapter 37 From Robert Bryce's new book on Enron
"...the transmission and sale of natural gas in interstate pipelines and the transmission and wholesaling of electricity on interstate..."

Oct. 4, 2002 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Water Pipe
Water Line = Growth?
" way it's not going to fund LCRA's expansionist dreams."..."

June 25, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

City of Dreams
Visions in Earlier Austin Plans Not Unlike Our Own
"...article of faith to debunk Austin Tomorrow as a pipe dream, or to castigate the city for so thoroughly..."

Dec. 1, 1995 News Feature

A/k/a Tommy Chong
Chong cuts a hugely sympathetic figure in the story of his legal troubles after Operation Pipe Dreams, an anti-paraphernalia sweep that specifically targeted his bong business.
" the story of his legal troubles after Operation Pipe Dreams, a massive anti-paraphernalia sweep led by John Ashcroft..."

Sept. 22, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

On the Line, Two Shots
The Texas Documentary Tour revisits Steve James' 'Hoop Dreams'
"...Halfway through the seven-year making of Hoop Dreams, director Steve James, as all doc-makers must, was desperately..."

April 7, 2006 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Naked City
Ashcroft's Pipe Nightmares
"...bongs, roach clips, and more exotic items, such as pipes shaped like highlight markers and lipstick tubes. The DEA's..."

March 7, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
The comedian says his jail term for selling bongs is really punishment for his attitudes about U.S. drug policy
"...federal agents on Feb. 24 as part of Operation Pipe Dreams, the U.S. Department of Justice's drug paraphernalia sting,..."

Sept. 26, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Tommy Chong gets jail time, but hemp food products may be free.
"...ordered to pay a $20,000 fine for selling glass pipes and bongs over the Internet. Chong was one of..."

Sept. 19, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
The comedian goes to jail as his appeal goes to court.
"...of the federal government's much-hyped paraphernalia sting, code-named Operation Pipe Dreams. While selling drug paraphernalia is technically illegal, the..."

Oct. 24, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Hightower Report
The Gardener's Friend; Operation Pipe Dreams
"...Operation Pipe Dreams..."

March 28, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

'It All Leads Back to Texas'
Robert Bryce on the Texas-Washington-international crony network
"...King spoke to Bryce about his new book, about Pipe Dreams, his earlier book on the fall of Enron,..."

June 18, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Atonement, Etc. -- Top 10-plus, Special 2002 bonus edition
Books for which we confess our true feelings, reconsider our disdain, or finally find room: top 10-plus, 2002 edition …
"...are two books I urged upon people this year. Pipe Dreams: Greed, Ego, and the Death of Enron by..."

Jan. 3, 2003 Books Feature

Steven Spielberg tackles Roald Dahl’s 1982 children's book
"...“oi!” at village drunks, roistering in the street, to pipe down. She’s a nocturnal beast. How then could she..."

July 1, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Our readers talk back.
"...corporations will feel it. Remember that Exxon's planning to pipe gasoline under South Austin just as soon as it's..."

Oct. 11, 2002 Column

Weed Watch
Stoner-culture icon in Austin Friday to read from his first book, penned straight from the pen
"...part of a taxpayer-financed sting operation, coyly dubbed Operation Pipe Dreams, designed to bust purveyors of drug paraphernalia. But..."

Aug. 18, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
"...least one hole through a 6-month-old ordinance regulating underground pipeline safety in Austin, striking down the law's provision allowing..."

Nov. 7, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Book Reviews
"...Pipe Dreams: Greed, Ego, and the Death of Enronby Robert..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Books Feature by James McWilliams

Alas, Poor Dubya
The falling Dow throws a spotlight on the president's business career.
"...Bryce is completing a book on the Enron scandal, Pipe Dreams (PublicAffairs, October), and the experience has made him..."

July 26, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
North Carolina joins John Ashcroft's bong-free crusade
"...and seized a booty of 3,800 metal and glass pipes, rolling papers, and other assorted items as part of..."

March 26, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Oral History of Austin Beerworks
How the local brewery became the heir to the aluminum throne
"...Golden (co-founder, head brewer): Yeah, most people stop at pipe dreams when you go out drinking, but Adam is..."

March 10, 2017 Food Feature by Eric Puga

Point Austin: Dreaming Downtown
The conversation resumes on how to remake the second street district
"...Whatever the council thinks of the architectural and developmental pipe dreams contemplated by the three Block 21 teams –..."

March 4, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Texas Platters
The Rev. Horton Heat
"...Link Wray homages ("Big Sky," "Marijuana," "In Your Wildest Dreams"); breakneck rockabilly drag races with trusty stand-up slap-bassist "Nature..."

May 28, 1999 Music Review

SXSW Film Review: Maineland
From sea to shining sea: Chinese teens tackle American boarding school
"...teen in America is a little different from Stella’s pipe dreams of High School Musical. This immigrant story of..."

March 12, 2017 SXSW Post by Jessi Cape

Crash Course
Cabs try to survive in the era of Uber
"...due process reviews for disciplinary grievances. Ben­e­fits are but pipe dreams. Drivers pay weekly lease fees to their franchises..."

Aug. 7, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

"...made it out: "Black streets filled with crack and pipe dreams. Fuck peace. Niggas is purchasing red beams. ......"

March 19, 2010 Music Review by Chase Hoffberger

Congressional Races: Same Ol' Same Ol'
Don't expect much change in Austin's Washington representation
"...of the vote. But those turned out to be pipe dreams in 2008 when Larry Joe Doherty's $1.1 million..."

Feb. 25, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Point Austin: More Water Under the Bridge
Reading the political currents flowing through WTP4
"...Springs water), Eastside groundwater – barely even qualify as pipe dreams. Most curiously of all, opponents vaguely suggested exploring..."

Sept. 25, 2009 News Column by Michael King

The 11th Hour
Tim McCanlies eyes the finish line
" bad, the title cards and closing credits are pipe dreams, dramas may still be comedies, and French films..."

March 13, 2009 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Natural Science
"...Trails hydrogen fireball “One Little Victory,” the sweet Jamaican pipe dreams of 2112’s “A Passage to Bangkok,” and closing..."

April 24, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

TV Eye
TV without a net ... or at least a script
"...beyond the Green & Grains – all of them pipe dreams – but sticks around out of respect for..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

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