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District Eternity
As Ronnie Earle steps down, he looks back on his life's work
"...eventually learned that just being "tough" – especially on addiction-based crimes like drug abuse and public drunkenness – was..."

April 11, 2008 News Feature by Michael King

Unaccustomed Earth
With her second collection of short stories, Jhumpa Lahiri further establishes herself as a master of quiet despair
"...sister watches helplessly as her brother spirals into alcohol addiction, and the stakes prove to be higher than she'd..."

April 4, 2008 Books Review by Melanie Haupt

SXSW 08 Film Reviews
"...multiplayer online role-playing games, be it love, friendship, or addiction. The 10 million World of Warcraft subscribers and the..."

March 14, 2008 Screens Feature by Darcie Stevens

Reefer Madness
Federal drug enforcers show little interest in treatment
"...instead perpetuating the practice of treating drug use and addiction as primarily a law enforcement problem best addressed with..."

March 14, 2008 News Column by Jordan Smith

Daily reviews and interviews
"...of nerdery, music downloading, cultural appropriation, and Internet porn addiction. Wookie calls are made, persistent back pain is experienced,..."

March 14, 2008 Screens Feature by Cindy Widner

Daily reviews and interviews
"...meth-mouth reaper's grin and as honest (and heartbreaking) as addiction-as-lifestyle. With his 5-year-old daughter, Deandra (Fitzsimmons), in danger of..."

March 14, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

CNN Obama-Clinton Debate: The full transcript
Word for word, the whole shebang
"...billion to foreign countries every day because of our addiction to foreign oil. OBAMA: And for us to move..."

Feb. 21, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Talkin' Crack With AG Michael Mukasey
"...on drugs, instead urging new approaches to address drug addiction and, notably, condemning mandatory minimums. Kevin Burns, mayor of..."

Jan. 28, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Many of Our Economic Problems Are Wal-Mart's Fault
"...before we’re standing in bread lines, think about your addiction to cheap foreign crap while you shop at Wal-Mart...."

Jan. 23, 2008 Postmarks

Sundance: A Good Start
"...Christmas with all their money due to his gambling addiction. Her job at the Dollar General can’t keep the..."

Jan. 21, 2008 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Twenty Thousand Roads: The Ballad of Gram Parsons and His Cosmic American Music
Unraveling the paradoxical elements of Gram Parsons' genius
"...Parsons' upbringing and sordid, Tennessee Williams-esque family history of addiction, suicide, and squandered wealth. In an uncharacteristically open moment..."

Nov. 30, 2007 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Charge to Drive Downtown
" selling poppy seeds to finance treatment for heroin addiction. More cars coming to Downtown will require not only..."

Nov. 27, 2007 Postmarks

The Intersection of Personal and Political
AFS Essential Cinema presents a miniretrospective of the films of Philippe Garrel
"...brief, glamorous life was plagued by a decidedly unglamorous addiction to heroin...."

Nov. 23, 2007 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

The Staff of Life
"...loaf of bread, Central Market's prosciutto-peppercorn ficelle is an addiction. Introduced to the CM bakery around 1996 by French..."

Nov. 23, 2007 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Magnet School
"...a dose of At the Drive-In sensibility, Foo Fighters addiction, and slick, arena-rock production. The local fourpiece electrifies a..."

Nov. 23, 2007 Music Review by Darcie Stevens

When It's Gone … It's Gone
"...Pumpkins at Liberty Lunch. Tool at the Terrace. Jane's Addiction at the City Coliseum. Before I get derided as..."

Nov. 12, 2007 Postmarks

Walters' Wishful Thinking?
Police in Houston and El Paso say the cocaine trade is alive and well despite what Feds say about a supposed shortage.
"...can break the machine that delivers violence, corruption and addiction to every country in the hemisphere,” Walters told reporters..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

More on CD 10
The Democratic candidates discuss the issues
" would have avoided the need for the oil addiction that produced that war. Until that spending started, the..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

On Watching Cine las Americas' La Hora Fria and John Huston's 'Under the Volcano'
While getting ready to go
" of it. Full of regret and sickened by addiction, he gives up, going down fighting his own demons...."

Nov. 2, 2007 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Reefer Madness
War on Prohibition is the new War on Drugs
"...we have a saying: You can get over an addiction, but you never get over a conviction. A conviction..."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Letters @ 3AM
The United States failed because its people overvalued their ideals and undervalued their resources
"...gain, while becoming more and more confused by their addiction to innovation...."

Oct. 26, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

Want to End the Drug War? Jack Cole Will Tell You How!
Anti-drug war lecturer coming to UT.
"...$64,000 question: Can the U.S. beat its drug war addiction? Jack Cole, executive director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition,..."

Oct. 9, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Journey of a Gun
Gun traveled circuitous path to Kevin Brown's hands
" fight the twin "beasts" of drug crime – addiction and profit – "instead of focusing on gun crime."..."

Oct. 5, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Off the Record
"...SIMS Foundation, a local nonprofit organization providing low-cost counseling, addiction recovery, and other mental-health services for Austin musicians, introduces..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
"...eight weeks, with subsequent rounds being judged by Jane's Addiction's Perry Farrell, Cursive's Tim Kasher, and Spin Editor Doug..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

The Hightower Report
The Price of Trucker Fatigue; and Corporate Americas
"...elite, and start saying "no" to their "cheap" import addiction...."

Sept. 7, 2007 News Column by Jim Hightower

Cool City: The Leffingwell Lens
One council member's view of the Austin Climate Protection Plan
"...peep about the very obvious connection between feeding our addiction to ever-increasing VMTs and increasing release of greenhouse gases."..."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Page Two: Turn to Sinatra
Considering media objectivity and losing yourself in art
"...Rational discourse on meaning is considered a secular humanist addiction, while true believers know that if they deeply believe..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Column by Louis Black

Wallowing in the Misery of Having to Live With Other Americans
"...must be defeated. He essentially describes how apathy and addiction to wallowing in misery have reached alarmingly pernicious levels...."

Aug. 10, 2007 Postmarks

Gypsy Rose
The 'Rockabilly Filly' bucks back into Austin
"...Los Lobos, Rank and File, Lone Justice, Jane's Addiction. Flores says that when their record deal came a-callin',..."

Aug. 10, 2007 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

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