Subject:

Charles Whitman

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Five Murderers' Unreleased Children's Albums

    ​Reading this article from our San Francisco sister blog All Shook Down got Rocks Off thinking: If Leadbelly could murder a man in cold blood, yet also excel in the gentle whimsy of children's music, could there have perhaps been other killers who tried to record children's albums that, for on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    The United States of Murder: A Map

    Illustration by Monica FuentesClick here for larger version and more info​Serial killers and famous murderers have existed almost as long as mankind, we're sure. But as in so many things, the United States may just have perfected the thing. Each state has its own infamous episode, some very w ... More >>

  • Music

    September 10, 2009

    Why the Hell Not — Again?

    Kinky Friedman announces another run for Texas governor, this time as a Democrat.

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2009

    Gubernatorial Candidate Kinky Friedman: My Dog Could Run This State As Well As Rick Perry

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty‚Äč "Going from musician to politician is definitely a step down," says Kinky Friedman, who announced his Texas gubernatorial candidacy Tuesday morning. "But I'll take it for Texas." Of course, it's a step that Friedman, author of songs such as "They Ain't Makin' Jews Like Jes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2009

    Gubernatorial Candidate Kinky Friedman: My Dog Could Run This State As Well As Rick Perry

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty‚Äč "Going from musician to politician is definitely a step down," says Kinky Friedman, who announced his Texas gubernatorial candidacy Tuesday morning. "But I'll take it for Texas." Of course, it's a step that Friedman, author of songs such as "They Ain't Makin' Jews Like Jes ... More >>

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    Kinky's Got His Mojo Workin'

    A Texas wild man enlists his Appalachian counterpart in his crusade

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Hey, Bubba: Give Peace a Chance

    UT researcher heads studies and a program attacking violence

  • Music

    September 5, 1996
  • Film

    January 12, 1995

    B.S. 101

    John Singleton's Higher Learning fails to make the grade

  • Calendar

    January 27, 1994
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