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The Purge: Election Year
The third entry in this nasty series adopts a political bent
"...I don't know what pleasures you may find in The Purge movies, but mine have always been in the..."

July 1, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The First Purge
Blumhouse's political-horror franchise gets a timely prequel
"...Let's face facts: The Marvel Cinematic Universe is the movie franchise we want...."

July 6, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Austin Resident Named in Texas Voter Purge Debacle, Files Suit
"They basically accused me of committing fraud"
"...as 95,000 non-citizens registered to vote, she immediately emailed the Travis County voter registrar office to see if the..."

Feb. 5, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

The Hightower Report
Some elections are clean, but the GOP campaigns dirty
"...SUPPRESSING THE VOTE..."

Nov. 26, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

Lege Lines: The Voters Speak, the Governor Listens
Abbott leaves the red-state red-meat back at the mansion
"...In his third State of the State address to the combined House and Senate on..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Election Coverage: A Glass Half-Full
Little f*cking drops of blue blood, sweat, and tears
"..."Huh, I thought there would be more tears." So said one late arrival..."

Nov. 9, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Top 10 Horror Films of 2016
Ghosts, ghouls, zombies, and ... turkey basters?
"...is arguably more universal. And as we stare into the unblinking, Sauron-esque eye of 2017, it's a good time..."

Dec. 31, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Call and Answer
It's been a hard spring of politics in Texas; now it's time to relax with a book.
"...After following the Legislature for five months, I welcomed the request from..."

June 6, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Thank you for writing the "With a Bullet" article [Music, April 2], I really..."

April 9, 2004 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...It is unusual to feel the need to defend a politician, but I do in..."

June 11, 2004 Column

Campaign Buzz
Distant city and county elections begin to draw early feelers
"...mayor? That question has become popular chaw at recent gatherings of City Hall watchers and community-advocate types. Mayor Will..."

June 29, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

House Committee Hears "Discriminatory" Voter Suppression Bill
SB 9 would punish voter form errors with state jail felonies
"...Rather than strengthening and expanding voting rights in a state..."

May 16, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Lege Lines: Texas GOP Tees up More Voter ID Nonsense
Secretary of State issues election advisory, ignites right-wing voter fraud frenzy
"...doubt (of whom 58,000 have cast a ballot in the past), it ignited a voter-fraud frenzy among the usual..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

People Get Ready
Excerpt from Kevin Phinney's 'Souled American'
"...of VNU Business Media Inc. Reprinted by permission of the publisher...."

Oct. 7, 2005 Music Feature by Kevin Phinney

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Righteous readers respond to recent rape reportage, and our Best of Austin issue garners a kudo or two.
"...From the Travis Co. Attorney..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Column

A Failure to Communicate
AISD's community outreach needs to go back to school
"...Austin ISD public relations, that was it. It was the night of the vote to hand over Allan Elementary..."

Feb. 8, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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Elitist Vision of South Austin
"...Regarding the ban of core South Austin businesses on South First..."

Dec. 4, 1998 Column

Nonfiction and Memoir
Justin St. Germain, Stephen Harrigan, and more delight with these true tomes
"...How do the places we're from shape who we are and, in..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Books Feature

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