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Changing Lanes
"...with, as friend William Hurt sagely notes, not an addiction to alcohol, per se, but to chaos. His temper..."

April 12, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hightower Lowdown
Bush goes easy on mining companies; his new drug czar is doomed to repeat history; and his energy policy lacks vision.
"...We've known that our addiction to petroleum is ridiculously expensive, environmentally disastrous, and destructive..."

Nov. 30, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

Recovery Issues Forum/Mental Health Issues Forum, Austin Convention Center, Saturday 17
"...and express the unknown, this pursuit can lead to addiction and depression. Moderated by MusiCares Foundation representative Harold Owens,..."

March 16, 2001 Music Review by David Lynch

Countdown to Ecstasy
A New Drug for a New Millennium
"...known, Erickson believes that although it may not cause addiction in everyone, there is the potential "that it's capable..."

June 9, 2000 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Postmarks
Quote of the week: "You, my hyphenated friend, are an ambassador of evil."
"...population. Most other countries in the world regard drug addiction as a medical problem, similar to alcoholism. Imagine how..."

March 17, 2000 Column

Postmarks
We are wrong, wrong, wrong. So is golf.
"...population. Most other countries in the world regard drug addiction as a medical problem, similar to alcoholism. Imagine how..."

March 10, 2000 Column

Snow Day
"...threads, Mom Laura (Smart) tries to kick her cell-phone addiction, and little sis Natalie (Grey) leads neighborhood children in..."

Feb. 18, 2000 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Heroes for Sale, Night Nurse, Ladies They Talk About
"...work for that soldier's father, a banker. His drug addiction is exposed when he's caught in an embezzlement scheme..."

Dec. 10, 1999 Screens Review by Jerry Renshaw

Play on Worlds
Now Playing
"...visage of a goblin, human, elf, or dwarf, player addiction seeps in quickly with a newly instituted in-game rewards..."

July 2, 1999 Screens Feature by Marcel Meyer

Dancing About Architecture
Like a Bullseye on a China Shop
"...previous possession arrests. Amazingly, despite longtime concern over Cris' addiction and reams of press coverage about it, police only..."

May 14, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

The Other Side of Prison
Inmate Population Swells
"...whatever the cause, Cary was to struggle with her addiction for years...."

April 30, 1999 News Feature by Mike Butts

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...his substance abuse treatment facility just doors away. Aeschbach's Addiction and Psychotherapy Services is currently housed on East Riverside..."

April 30, 1999 News Feature

Personal Effects
"...A Memoir of Desire documents her battle with an addiction to overeating. Fortunately, she finds solace beyond merely dissecting..."

April 16, 1999 Books Feature by Stacy Bush

Message in a Bottle
"...hardcore porn. For diehard fans of both genres, shameless addiction obviates any concern about lack of imagination or subtlety...."

Feb. 12, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Postmarks
Music Greats Overlooked
"...irony; his letter about musician friends flirting with heroin addiction and the Austin Music Awards announcement -- same page...."

Jan. 22, 1999 Column

The Truth Will Set You Free
"...Holthouse, says he's seen his own share of drug addiction and death. In fact, the 27-year-old journalist and New..."

Jan. 1, 1999 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Texas Book Festival
Chapter Three
"...a world half-ruined by sad epidemics -- AIDS, drug addiction, divorce -- as well as the ordinary corrosive action..."

Nov. 13, 1998 Books Feature

Polish Wedding
"...homemade pickles which she sucks on with all the addiction of a nicotine fiend… that is, when her hands..."

July 31, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fallen Angels
Shot as a companion piece to Chungking Express, this film captures Wong Kar-Wai's fascination with young urban pilgrims and their nocturnal wanderings and cinematographer Christopher Doyle's narcotizing wizardry with light and color.
"...on rootless young folks who are torn between their addiction to the city's exhilarating head rush of light, sound,..."

April 10, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Step Outside
California's Smoking Ban... Coming to a Club Near You?
"...to clubs to smoke. Let's face it. It's an addiction - it's a habit. My dad is an addict...."

Feb. 13, 1998 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

The Sweet Hereafter
"...in which his daughter has been lost to drug addiction. The Sweet Hereafter fashions a rich, haunting tale from..."

Jan. 9, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Funeral
"...that plagued The King of New York and The Addiction (although The Funeral's gangsters are hardly strangers to violence..."

Nov. 22, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Parental Guidance Suggested
The Adults
"...Then funny stuff happened. We lapsed into serious drug addiction..."..."

Oct. 10, 1997 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Booze, Bad Guys, and Bamboozlement
Analyzing the Stereotype of Detectives and the Bottle
"...to the absolute worst in human nature. Unfortunately, alcohol addiction hits an easy 10 percent of those who indulge,..."

April 25, 1997 Books Feature by Tom Aiken

Please Kill Me and other ROCK & ROLL BOOKS of 1996
"...Garcia was an extraordinarily gifted individual whose foremost addiction was playing music. That's what he wanted to do..."

Dec. 6, 1996 Books Feature

Kansas City
"...the other in a neurasthenic daze of boredom and addiction -- bond over time. As the two women, Leigh..."

Aug. 16, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Doom Generation
"...of Margaret Cho, Heidi Fleiss, Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction, Amanda Bearse of Married With Children, Lauren Tewes of..."

Nov. 3, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Losing Isaiah
"...are heroes, too: Berry the junkie who beats her addiction and builds a new life, Lange the social worker..."

March 24, 1995 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Rush
Kim Wozencraft's semi-autobiographical novel is the source material for this film about a couple of cops in Beaumont, Texas, who become heavily involved in drug use while working deep undercover.
"...on the edge. As they slide deeper into drug addiction, they're like Jack and Jill hanging on to each..."

Jan. 10, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Hays County Inmate Is Left to Rot in Jail
It’s not just a figure of speech for Ranulfo Benitez-Morales
"...actually a good person," she said. "He's just had addiction problems and he's never really gotten the help that..."

Aug. 19, 2022 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

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