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Wreck of the Elizabeth Dane
Ghost stories
"...Ghost stories, lullabies: spectral opposites of the same comfort. Two nostrils perched above covers pulled high..."

July 13, 2007 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

The Comics (Artist) Panel
Five Austinites on the state of the sequential art, from comics to comix to manga and beyond
"...nervous. And it's certainly more than enough to justify the geek-chic culture. But while Chris Ware reigned through the..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Arts Feature by Joey Seiler

The Forgotten Storm
One year later, Rita's invisible evacuees still wait in the shadow of Katrina
"...for job after job, month after month, when you're the only one in the newbie-graduate application pool who doesn't..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

The DA Makes a Deal
They stole the Lege – will we get more in return than a sermon?
"..."Defendant further acknowledges that the basis for the Texas prohibition against..."

Dec. 17, 2004 News Column by Michael King

The Talented Tenth
Complaints arise over the Top 10% law – because it's working too well
"...There's a Texas legislative corollary to the old saw, "No..."

July 2, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Waking the Dead
Okkervil River's Will Sheff and Centro-matic's Will Johnson find common ground.
"...It's not so hot that you notice, really, but the ants in Oakwood Cemetery are unbearable. It's almost as..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

On the Santa Trail
Ace reporter Jordan Smith is hot on the trail of Austin's own Santa.
"...Or that he is an award-winning chili chef in the off-season? Or that, aside from that North Pole workshop,..."

Dec. 22, 2000 Features Feature by Jordan Smith

Pop Goes the Western
Bob Boze Bell Gets Graphic About the Old West
"...alternative media such as books on tape, CD-ROMs, and the Internet are about to kick books (you know, the..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

Leader of the Pack
An Interview With the Head Coyote
"...Mark Miller, one of America's most famous chefs, opened the Coyote Cafe at 612 West Sixth Street in downtown..."

July 14, 1995 Arts Feature by Robb Walsh

A Broken Trust at the Alamo Drafthouse
After executive mismanagement of sexual harassment accusations, the movie chain reconsiders what it means to do the right thing
"...It started off as a cute phrase, purloined from the movie Antichrist. "Chaos reigns," a fox declares as it..."

March 2, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Sounding the Alarm on Texas' Nursing Home System
25% of the state's 1,200 long-term care centers have been cited for serious standard deficiencies
"...home had accused one of its employees of abuse. The woman said that as punishment for wetting the bed,..."

Oct. 20, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Reclaiming 'The Corner'
Neighbors, police, and prosecutors applaud the 'Drug Market Intervention' at 12th and Chicon
"...lined up along Salina Street, just a block from the intersection of East 12th and Chicon, ground zero for..."

Sept. 20, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Pressing the Flesh
The world's leading adult toy manufacturer for men wants to take the stigma out of sex
"...Steve Shubin, inventor of the Fleshlight and founder and CEO of Interactive Life Forms,..."

May 11, 2012 Screens Feature by Dan Solomon

Twisting in the Wind
Austin Energy is trying to find the right price for renewable energy – but that's much easier said than done
"...troubles selling its latest batch of GreenChoice wind power, the utility announced plans to significantly lower the price, a..."

Aug. 21, 2009 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

The Never-Ending (Crime) Story
Although their case has hit a dead end, prosecutors of the yogurt shop murders say they're determined to find the 'unknown suspect' – and then to retry Michael Scott and Robert Springsteen
"...jail after spending nearly 10 years behind bars for the 1991 murders of four girls at a North Austin..."

July 17, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Informant
Revolutionary to rat: The uneasy journey of Brandon Darby
"...join thousands of protesters in St. Paul, Minn., for the Republican National Convention. In the trailer behind them were..."

Jan. 23, 2009 News Feature by Diana Welch

Spotting the Rare Cheap Rental
The history and habits of a not-quite-extinct-yet Austin species
"...of agaves and redbud? That's where I live. That's the house I'll be leaving soon. I write to deliver..."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Michael Erard

Weird Science Takes the Stage
The strange but true tale of how a high school class turned a science textbook into a play
"...Think of the word "biology."..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Arts Feature by C. Denby Swanson

The Camera Is Mightier Than the ...
Documentarians Kim Bartley and Donnacha O'Briain were right in the belly of the beast when the Venezuelan coup began -- specifically, in the Presidential Palace, right as the opposition stormed it.
"...The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, receiving its U.S. premiere..."

March 7, 2003 Screens Feature by Michael King

The Smell of Success
Austin's poster art scene is back, and it's better than ever.
"...[Posted to the chat room at Gigposters.com, Thursday, July 19, 2001:]..."

Nov. 22, 2002 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

The World as He Knows It
H.W. Brands? The Age of Gold is just the latest in a long line of well-crafted history.
"...100 years, readers of literate nonfiction have gravitated to the brand names, the household names, of the historical profession..."

Sept. 13, 2002 Books Feature by Tim Walker

What I Learned at the Dot-Bomb Revolution
Robert Bryce recounts his short, happy career in the Internet wave
"...The offer was just too good...."

Nov. 30, 2001 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The Top 10 Censored Stories of 2000
The news stories that didn't make the mainstream press in 2000
"...Have you read the one about corporations planning to charge you hundreds of..."

April 20, 2001 News Feature by Karynn M. Fish

Flies on the Wall With Attitude
Cinéma vérité pioneer Robert Drew, coming to town this Wednesday for the Texas Documentary Tour, speaks about the films he has made and the film style he helped create.
"...40 years under his belt, is widely viewed as the father of American cinéma vérité, a style of documentary..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Managing the Media
As the Bush presidential campaign unravels after Labor Day, a press offices tries to keep the candidate on message and out of trouble.
"...Less than five hours had passed since the "major league asshole" comment. But all was calmness and..."

Sept. 22, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The Poetry of Pain
The Fires
"...What fills the holes dug by lies; what breeds in dank silence;..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Books Review

The Party Circuit
The Real Southwest Conference
"...Times are tough on Sixth Street, say both the clubowners and musicians. In fact, all over town, big..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Music Feature by Andy Langer

The Good Music Club: Whiskey Shivers
Hoedown live from the ND at 501 Studios
"...In February, booking wild stringrass boys Whiskey Shivers for the Chronicle's Paper Cuts series, we knew 2012 was the..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Lay Of The Land
The Inner Sanctum
"...Department / Office Budget in Millions Employees Dept. Head Salary Mayor and City Council $0.8 16 Mayor Kirk..."

Aug. 27, 1999 News Feature

Bargains in the Mist
Where to find the missing link
"...BoutiquePaul Frank T-Shirt – Warhol-esque silkscreen w/ four monkey heads – $24..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Features Feature

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