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Flags of Our Fathers
The first half of the film continues Clint Eastwood's ongoing deconstruction of America's hero myths but then detours into some uncharacteristically sentimental mulch.
"...is of course Joe Rosenthal’s Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of six faceless soldiers – five Marines and one Navy Corpsman..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

America's Heart & Soul
Inspirational documentary is about Americans with true grit working in a land where seldom is heard a discouraging word.
"...entirely unlike a documentary – and more like a Six Flags stage production, replete with fireworks finale. Joel McNeely’s..."

July 9, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Adam Reposa on Ice
Sentenced to six months in jail for direct contempt, city’s DWI king meets stalemate in state courts
"...spent 35 days in a county jail. That's roughly one-sixth of a 180-day sentence for a determination of direct..."

Nov. 10, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Who Doesn't Like Make-Believe?
"...with a typical issue passed along or traded to six to ten readers, thereby reaching more people than movies,..."

July 10, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Texas Amusements
"...Six Flags AstroWorld/WaterWorld This 100-acre theme park is two parks..."

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Elizabeth Morgan

Gadgets and Gizmos
From digital derring-do to super sculpey miniatures, imagination turns into mind-blowing matter in Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
"...sequence, a five-minute smorgasbord of digital chaos filmed at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington...."

Aug. 9, 2002 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Welcome to Texasland
Bob Bullock's final monument to himself, the Texas State History Museum, won't have many historical documents, but it promises to be entertaining.
"...an unassuming grave, marked by a small plaque and flags, right behind an enormous marble monument marking the grave..."

June 23, 2000 News Feature by Bill Crawford

Day Trips & Beyond: Pandemic's Effect on Travel
Out of town closings due to the threat of COVID-19
"...start May 2, and run a reduced schedule of six weekends through June 7 outside of Waxahachie. This will..."

March 17, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

What Price Baseball?
The Rangers Ain't Gonna Like This, Yogi
"...condemn the Mathes' land and other tracts at least six months before the ASFDA was created. In an Oct...."

June 20, 1997 News Feature

I'm Not There
This meditation on Bob Dylan is infused with love – not the slavish kind but a true-eyed tribute to the artist who belongs to nobody and everybody at once.
"...Nobody here’s named Bob, per se, but we get six incarnations that represent cycles in the life of the..."

Nov. 23, 2007 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Gay Place
The Austin's Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary
"...Out in the Park Six Flags' annual gay day. Ride the roller coasters, dance..."

Sept. 8, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place
Magical Realness, an Austin spin on vogue / drag balls
"...be let in for a night of queertopia at Six Flags. There will be bands, DJs, and Drag Race..."

July 8, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place: In & Out
Get in or get out! You can't lose with these Gay Place events.
"...of Texas' main theme park! Fri., Sept. 18, 6-11pm. Six Flags Fiesta Texas, 17000 I-10 W., San Antonio, 210/386-4537...."

Sept. 18, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place: The Deep South
Take that as you will ...
"...of Texas' main theme park! Fri., Sept. 18, 6-11pm. Six Flags Fiesta Texas, 17000 I-10 W., San Antonio. $49.99,..."

Sept. 11, 2015 Column

Summer Fun: Coaster Enthusiasts
Thrill seekers embark on Memorial Day pilgrimmage
"...two biggest events of the year: consecutive conventions at Six Flags Fiesta Texas and Schlitterbahn New Braunfels. Fiesta Fest,..."

May 22, 2015 Sports Post by Nina Hernandez

News Ticker: October 8
All the news that's fit to blog
"...• Six Flags has denied any wrongdoing in the death of..."

Oct. 8, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Day Trips
The good and the bad news from the year 2005
"...operated for the last 30 years by Oklahoma City-based Six Flags...."

Jan. 6, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Stories from the Midway
So many of our formative years are forever branded by amusement park memories …
"...the mouse's house or here in Texas, under the six flags. This collection of vignettes proves all that. We..."

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Stories from the Midway
Fun for the Whole Family
"...Am I sweaty and nauseous? Then this must be Six Flags ......"

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Julia Austin

Day Trips
"...is a stone's throw from Ripley's Palace of Wax, Six Flags Over Texas, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor water park,..."

June 12, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is the state's largest water theme..."

May 15, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Ghost and the Darkness
"...same film is like taking an E ticket at Six Flags with your pockets stuffed full of nitroglycerin: Things..."

Oct. 18, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Coach's Corner
"...Six Flags Over Texas: The line at El Vibora, a..."

Sept. 20, 1996 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

The Rock
Explosions and tough-guy heroics rule in this Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer production.
"...moves along at roughly the same speed as a Six Flags roller coaster, barely pausing to set up the..."

June 7, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Live Shots
Beastie Boys, Rancid, Asiandubfoundation
"...Space Monkeys -- never had a chance on their one-sixteenth of the big circular stage. No, where the Beastie..."

Sept. 18, 1998 Music Feature

Gay Place
The Gender Unbound Art Fest will spotlight the work of trans, intersex, and gender nonconforming artists and musicians
"...Race stars and more perform! Fri., Sept. 23, 6-11pm. Six Flags Fiesta Texas, 17000 I-10 W., San Antonio, 210/697-5050...."

Sept. 23, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Sex Offenders Exposed
Are sex offender laws causing more harm than good?
"...Henry in their outings – including a trip to Six Flags Great Adventure. That summer day, they'd piled into..."

Sept. 10, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Greetings From the Great White North
Canadian Lorne Opler measures his country against the great state of Texas. Oh, Canada!
"...living in the Lone Star state has been a Six-Flags-Over-Texas experience -- excitement, thrills, curves, tumbles -- and yes,..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Features Feature by Lorne Opler

Day Trips
Bob 'Daddy-O' Wade's sculptures made of junkyard parts or shiny urethane can be found in the most unusual places
"...exit 374, I-35 East, north of Hillsboro. Originally called Six Frogs Over Texas, it was done for the Tango..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

A Shot in the Arm
Wilco
"...catching Wilco’s opener was paramount. Low-fi pioneer and professional six-string stranglehold specialist, Sparhawk tore into his very own My..."

May 13, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

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