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Page Two: The Politics of Distraction
In the face of failure at home and abroad, the right turns on immigrants
"...Imagine a modern Rip Van Winkle, someone who, a year and a half to two..."

April 14, 2006 Column by Louis Black

Page Two: Prayer for the Common Man
In the religious right's new democracy, principles prescribed by man have no value in the war between heaven and hell
"...There is a new prayer to God above, howling up..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Column by Louis Black

The Bloodthirsty Killers of Circle C
Victims take flight! ... Officials shrug! ... Stealthy predators stalk the suburban streets!
"...Bexley Road looks like any other street in Circle C, a gentle curve lined with..."

Dec. 9, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
Oscar winner documents the collapse of Enron in vivid detail and with cinematic flourish.
"...truism that things are done big in Texas, but who knew that approach applied to failures as well successes?..."

April 29, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Austin @ Large: The Metro Message
It’s not a ‘campaign,’ exactly, but what is the transit authority’s tune?
"...In the much-seen, much-discussed Capital Metro "outreach" ad featuring Willie Nelson,..."

June 25, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Here Come the Judges
The Texas Filmmakers' Production Fund Panel screenings
"...The Austin Film Society has announced its Texas Filmmakers' Production..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

The Cult of Ray
Ray Benson steps out from behind the Wheel.
"...Everybody knows Ray Benson: the big guy with the big hat,..."

July 18, 2003 Music Feature by Joe Nick Patoski

All the Hill Country's a Stage
No matter where you are in the Hill Country, you're never too far from a theatre. From Boerne to Kerrville, Marble Falls to Uvalde, community theatres are enthusiastically serving up choruses of "76 Trombones" and Odd Couples with a Lone Star twang, as well as some theatrical surprises.
"...In the Hill Country, just as you're never too far from..."

May 9, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Living in the Moment
MM Pack profiles legendary foodie Ann Clark.
"...and sharing, of real communion, of living fully in the moment...."

Nov. 8, 2002 Food Feature by MM Pack

The Four Feathers
"...Directed by: Shekhar Kapur. Starring: Heath Ledger, Wes Bentley, Djimon Hounsou, Michael Sheen, Kate Hudson, Kris Marshall..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tinkering With the Machinery of Death
The Texas Legislature moves slowly to consider alternatives to the death penalty
"...Bush briefly declared his opposition to capital punishment last week. Speaking to supporters in Omaha, Bush said, "Those of..."

March 9, 2001 News Column by Michael King

The Fantastic and Utterly Disreputable History of the Bevy of Sin Known as Guy Town
Before downtown Austin had the Warehouse District, it had the Whorehouse District: a notorious neighborhood of brothels and fandango houses called Guy Town.
" get tanked in sophisticated company. You head on down to the Warehouse District, and plop yourself at any..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Ian Quigley

Renewing the Rainbow
A Preview of the Gay / Lesbian Right Lobby Agenda for the 77th Legislature
"...Lobbying for the rights of gays and lesbians is not always an..."

Jan. 19, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Hottest Race in Texas
The David Fisher-Todd Staples Senate Contest in East Texas Will Decide the Fate of the State Senate -- and the U.S. House
"...On the evening of October 17 -- while much of the..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

The Greening of George W. Bush
An industry pollution control program started backed by Gov. George W. Bush has cleaned less than 3% of the industrial toxic emissions it aimed to clean up.
"...One of the final acts of the 76th legislative session was the..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Up at the Villa
"...Sean Penn and Kristin Scott Thomas. Visiting Up at the Villa is a pleasant enough experience, although you might..."

May 19, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Summer Revival Spirit
Can I Get a Witness?
"...expectation can be a pretty fair assumption just about everywhere except Austin. Our prospects here are different because summertime..."

June 12, 1998 Screens Feature

No Control Radio Presents: Scratch Acid w/ When Dinosaurs Ruled The Earth
Nicole's show pick for Saturday
"...We can enjoy alternative punk rock today because of the..."

Dec. 9, 2011 Chron Events Post by Nicole Wagner

Best Title of the Year So Far …
SXSW Film lights up
"...Hands down goes to Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay,..."

Jan. 15, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

UIL Girls Basketball State Championships at the Erwin Center
"...Austin's thriftier sports fans know two of the best bargains all year are the..."

March 1, 2007 Sports Post by Christopher Gray

An Island in the Red Sea
Once again, the Scarlet Tide breaks at Travis County's blue shores
" feel united yet? Both John Kerry and George W. Bush, in their respective speeches on Wednesday, urged reconciliation..."

Nov. 5, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The ABCs of ACL Eats
Snacking at the fest is elementary
"...A gave and watermelon in a GoodPop frozen treat..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Find Your Home for the Holidays Online
Redditor opens heart and home for Thanksgiving
"...of passive-aggressive commenters, angry rants, and creepy loners, but the fact of the matter is, it's a complete community..."

Nov. 25, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Shut Up and See the LCD Soundsystem Movie Early
Concert doc's premiere bumped up with special screening
"...added for 7:30pm tonight of Shut Up and Play the Hits, the concert doc that chronicles the last days..."

March 10, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Special One Is Out
"...Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho has left the Blues, "by mutual consent," effective immediately. The move came..."

Sept. 20, 2007 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

Charlie Faye & the Fayettes Don’t Need No Baby
Local soul-pop trio blends vintage sound with modern message
"..."How could a girl not want a man like you?..."

Sept. 5, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Swallow Some Otis the Destroyer
Fuzz rockers tease new Belushi EP
"...Loud rock specialists Otis the Destroyer crash back into your eardrums this week on..."

Feb. 29, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The AggreGAYtor: March 31
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...legislation rolls out, and almost nobody is getting all they want, as your AggreGAYtor evades the question...."

March 31, 2015 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

The AggreGAYtor: August 5
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Annise Parker wins again, Florida parties down, and Denver drag queens feel..."

Aug. 5, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Dining Beyond the Chains
Good food moves to the 'burbs
"...Camille's Hand Dipped Ice Cream Bars1013 W. University Ave. #165, Georgetown, 512/819-9095 Mon.-Sat., noon-9pm; Sun., noon-8pm..."

July 18, 2014 Food Feature by Mick Vann

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