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The Oath
Promise you'll see this hilarious and timely political satire
"...It’s notoriously difficult to successfully straddle the razor-thin line between comedy and horror. Director Barinholtz’s ambitious..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

UT Grad Brings Politics Back to the Multiplex With The Oath
Producer Ray Mansfield and star/first-time filmmaker Ike Barinholtz on their timely satire
"...There's a change in modern cinema. For decades, films with..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: Winning the West
Cowboys, Indians, and the irresolvable contradictions between freedom and order
"..."Hello, my name is Sacheen Littlefeather. I'm Apache, and I am president of the National..."

June 12, 2009 Column by Louis Black

Day One on the Floor
Liveblogging from the House in the 82nd Legislature
"...And so it begins: The 82nd Legislature of the State of Texas begins today...."

Jan. 11, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Fear & Loathing on the Inaugural Trail
One man's journey to the Bush inauguration confirms more than it denies.
"...The great thing about presidents is their vulnerability. Nothing is..."

Feb. 2, 2001 Features Feature by Michael Bolduc

Aiming for the Big Kill
Scott Martin on the inaccurate West in his new gunslinger flick
"...Forget the myth. Western gunslingers drawing a lightning fast bead, and..."

Oct. 18, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Esther's Follies: The Laughs, the Gossip, and the Story Behind Texas' Most Celebrated Comedy Troupe
In his history of Esther's Follies, author Jesse Sublett follows the flow of four decades of frivolity
"...To give you an idea of just how long Esther's Follies has been peddling its singular blend of satire,..."

Dec. 1, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Live from the House
Regular updates from the swearing in
"...1.59pm: After the brief obligatory appearance by former state rep Gov. Rick..."

Jan. 13, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Liveblogging the Lege Opening
"...Here in the Chronicle news-heap, Channel 6 is blaring, it's five minutes..."

Jan. 9, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Poughkeepsie Kid
Shadowing Austin City Limits Executive Producer Terry Lickona
"...There's no clock above the stage at the Moody Theater,..."

Oct. 3, 2014 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Disputing the "Deputy' in Deputy Ruiz
Can a deputy still be a deputy without swearing to oaths required by law? One lawyer doesn't think so.
"...A: When the officer hasn't filed an anti-bribery oath with the secretary..."

Sept. 13, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Common Law
President Obama's Oath Mishap
"...President Obama's Oath Mishap..."

Feb. 6, 2009 Column by Luke Ellis

Oath Is an Insult
"...Dear Editor, The oath of loyalty requirement by the Bush/Cheney campaign is..."

Oct. 18, 2004 Postmarks

The Silence of the Dan
The AG Keeps a Lid on It
"...During the final days of the last legislative session, Representative John..."

Aug. 25, 1995 News Feature by Audrey Duff

Attack of the Robocaller!
WilCo Dem county attorney challenger claims attack piece breaks federal law
"...Further mudslinging and allegations of dirty tactics are making the..."

Oct. 28, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

On the Lege
New Comptroller Combs signals a very different style from the combative Strayhorn
"...fully "House-trained." She may have been only half kidding. The remark was a light-hearted reference to the two terms..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Case That Wouldn't Stay Closed
The facts: a tragic house fire, a man executed, a governor under suspicion. Everything else is a mystery.
"...The case of Cameron Todd Willingham, tried and executed for..."

March 11, 2011 Screens Feature by Jordan Smith

The Doctor
"...Adam Arkin and Charlie Korsmo. Overly earnest but satisfying, The Doctor prescribes an old-fashioned remedy for the summertime movie..."

Aug. 16, 1991 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Meet the New Neighbors
A fugitive sect of Mormon polygamists is building a home – and an end-time temple – in the West Texas town of Eldorado
"...The town of Eldorado, Texas, seat of Schleicher County, flanks..."

July 29, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Tricks of the Trade?
"...The Tyler Morning Telegraph reports that former top Texas drug..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Post by Jordan Smith

The 'M' Word
Don't mention blood atonement! Parsing the Romney religion speech.
"...Christian. Invoking Jack Kennedy not by name but as "another candidate from Massachusetts," he tried to remove his Mormonism..."

Dec. 6, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas and the Congressional Suicide Caucus
Lone Star GOP on the losing side of shutdown fight
"...The passage of most Congressional House Resolutions goes blissfully ignored:..."

Oct. 17, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Hightower Report
Victory for Truth in Labeling; and Tea Partying Like Old Pros
"...Question: What do biotech corporations, national milk processors, and the Ohio state government have in common? Answer: defeat!..."

Dec. 24, 2010 News Column by Jim Hightower

Beside the Point
New council begins – then takes a month off
"..."It is not easy to withstand the huge personal temptations that come with power. It is..."

July 4, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Hightower Lowdown
Bush goes easy on mining companies; his new drug czar is doomed to repeat history; and his energy policy lacks vision.
"...The latest is a terribly sweet goodie that Bush's Interior..."

Nov. 30, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

Point Austin: The Definition of Insanity
Waiting for the Legislature to finally do its duty on school finance
"...Fresh from reviewing the News staff's upbeat interviews with the incoming Central Texas..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Column by Michael King

On the Lege
Rose, Dukes rewarded for standing with Craddick
"...Patrick Rose learned of his promotion to chairman of the House Human Services Committee, the Dripping Springs Democrat followed..."

Feb. 2, 2007 News Column by Amy Smith

The Gods of War
America is distracted by the Pledge "crisis" while our government readies for war.
"...There are few public spectacles more entertaining than the tribe..."

July 12, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Climbing the Family Tree
Virginia Wood finds that with the help of U.S. census records, finding the roots of her family is possible.
"...and death dates in an old family Bible that brothers Will and David Kelly were born in 1868 and..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Features Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Page Two: The Time of the Toad
The New McCarthyism, or why the way the Dixie Chicks incident passes into history matters
"..."Some time before he became involved in the Dreyfus Affair, Emile Zola wrote an article called 'The..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Column by Louis Black

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