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Awards

  • 2009 - Katie Awards, published December 6, 2007

    "Toxic Town"

  • 2009 - Salute to Excellence Awards/National Association of Black Journalists, published February 28, 2008

    "Obama and Me"

  • 2008 - Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism, published July 19, 2007

    "Heads You Lose... Tails You Lose"

  • 2008 - Lone Star Awards, published July 19, 2007

    "Heads You Lose... Tails You Lose"

  • 2008 - Lone Star Awards, published July 19, 2007

    "Heads You Lose... Tails You Lose"

  • 2008 - Lone Star Awards, published January 25, 2007

    "Whose Best Interests?"

  • 2008 - Maggies: The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing, published December 6, 2007

    "Toxic Town"

  • 2008 - First Amendment Awards/The Fort Worth Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, published December 6, 2007

    "Toxic Town"

  • 2008 - Lone Star Awards, published December 6, 2007

    "Toxic Town"

  • 2008 - Lone Star Awards, published December 6, 2007

    "Toxic Town"

  • 2007 - Investigative Reporters and Editors, published March 30, 2006

    "Run Over By Metro"

  • 2007 - Maggies: The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing, published March 30, 2006

    "Run Over By Metro"

  • 2007 - First Amendment Awards/The Fort Worth Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, published March 30, 2006

    "Run Over By Metro"

  • 2007 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published March 30, 2006

    "Run Over By Metro"

  • 2007 - Lone Star Awards, published March 30, 2006

    "Run Over By Metro"

  • 2007 - Clarion Awards/Association of Women in Communications, published March 30, 2006

    "Run Over By Metro"

  • 2007 - Education Reporting Awards/National Education Writers Association, published June 29, 2006

    "Cut Short"

  • 2007 - Maggies: The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing, published August 24, 2006

    "Hog Wild"

  • 2007 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published August 24, 2006

    "Hog Wild"

  • 2007 - Lone Star Awards, published August 24, 2006

    "Hog Wild"

  • 2006 - Maggies: The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing, published September 15, 2005

    "Overstimulated"

  • 2006 - Lone Star Awards, published September 15, 2005

    "Overstimulated"

  • 2006 - National Mental Health Association Media Awards, published November 3, 2005

    "Against All Odds"

  • 2006 - Clarion Awards/Association of Women in Communications, published November 3, 2005

    "Against All Odds"

2005 Stories by Todd Spivak

Archives: 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005
  • Podnography

    published December 29, 2005

    Mary Windham met the guy in an online chat room. Every night they'd flirt and talk dirty over the phone. Mary's husband, Max, would sit beside her... More >>

  • Dragon Slayer

    published December 29, 2005

    Tom DeLay isn't just powerful, he's scary powerful. He's so damn intimidating that only the dimwitted and suicidal will dare admit that he's never... More >>

  • Against All Odds

    published November 3, 2005

    Warnings and updates were coming in moment by moment. The city of New Orleans was about to get slammed by a hurricane. At Abstract House, a group... More >>

  • The A Student

    published November 3, 2005

    It was a normal day for Merrilee Littlewood, starting with 6 a.m. Bible study, then school and volunteer work at a home for seniors. Later that... More >>

  • Rita Beatahs

    published September 29, 2005

    Seldom has Houston been more freaked out than it was in the Week of Hurricane Rita. Helped by disaster-loving local forecasters, fueled by the... More >>

  • Super Bummer

    published September 22, 2005

    As its boosters like to promise, when the Super Bowl comes to town it brings with it big money. In January 2004 the golden goose touched down in... More >>

  • Overstimulated

    published September 15, 2005

    Wayne Kanuch's gambling addiction dropped him to his knees -- literally. He spent nights searching for lost wallets between cars in the... More >>

  • Blocked Signals

    published September 15, 2005

    James Ellinger scuttles to a parked van, lifts another heavy cardboard box nearly half his size and hauls it through the Astrodome parking lot.... More >>

  • Katrina & The Waves

    published September 8, 2005

    Houstonians know what it's like to get hammered by a super-storm, so there were some guilty sighs of relief along with the requisite concern when... More >>

  • They Walk Among Us

    published August 4, 2005

    My editor fields a complaint that a downtown park is overrun by giant rats and homeless folks who are seen crapping and pissing on the bushes and... More >>

  • Home Alone

    published June 2, 2005

    On a long, winding suburban street set between the Sugar Land Country Club and a pea-green lagoon, there sits a white-brick, two-story mansion... More >>

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