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    May 1, 2014
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    April 24, 2014
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    April 17, 2014
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    June 11, 2012

    Why Big Companies Hide Contact Information on Their Web Sites

    A few years ago, I was getting ready to sell a house. My existing mortgage company had been purchased by another company and my account had been transferred. However, when it was transferred, the permissions that allow customer service representatives to do basic, but important, tasks like provide a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Carrie Kelly: Woman Gets Five Years for Child Porn

    Carrie Kelly going away for five years.​It's unusual for a woman to be arrested in a child-porn investigation, and when Brazoria County's Carrie Kelly was picked up last April, some commenters predicted the charges would soon be dropped. But Kelly entered a guilty plea for child-porn distribu ... More >>

  • News

    October 6, 2011

    Miracle Faker

    Rick Perry is right: America can learn from Texas. He's just wrong about what the lesson is.

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    June 9, 2011

    Finding Austin

    The neo city on the hills is a far cry from its cheap pot, cold beer and low-rent former ways.

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    October 10, 2010

    Live From The Austin City Limits Festival, Day 3

    Marco TorresTrombone Shorty​Craig Hlavaty: News coming out of the media tent: Don Henley of the Eagles had a stent put in his heart this past week. He will be singing and possibly playing guitar, but not exerting himself on drums. This could very well be the last Eagles show for a while - if e ... More >>

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    May 12, 2010

    Texas Sucks At Recycling Computers, But We'd Be A Lot Worse Without Dell

    We're no Minnesota, that's for sure​The numbers are in. When it comes to recycling computers and monitors, Texas sucks. Not only sucks, but out of the 20 states with computer recycling laws, Texas finished dead last, according to a study by the educational nonprofit, Texas Campaign for the Environ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Big Rip of Amen Recordz Breaks Down The Convenient-Store CD Economy

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Have something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email it to introducinglisto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Coast: Not a Beach, Not a Rapper... Just Damn Good Music

    COAST "I CAN'T COMPLAIN" MUSIC VIDEO from G Films on Vimeo Our mother once told us that whenever she went to the coast during life's crossroads, she felt closer to God. That's because people often take their problems to the coast, because whether they are conscious of it or not, they feel they are a ... More >>

  • Music

    October 8, 2009

    Million-Dollar Mud

    The 2009 Austin City Limits Music Festival became a quagmire everywhere but onstage.

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    ACL Aftermath, Part 1: Spearhead's "Electric Mudslide" and the Whole "Dillo Dirt" Situation

    Mark C. Austin​ Night fell on the Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park this past Sunday under a full moon and over a sea of mud. (It wasn't strictly mud, but more on that in a bit.) Many in the crowd, especially those in the proximity of the Dell stage, responded the only logical way p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2009

    ACL 2009 Day Two: The Decemberists, Dapper and a Little Dangerous

    Photo by Mark C. Austin​If there's one band Rocks Off didn't envy during Saturday's ACL downpour - seriously, Zilker Park smells like a stable today, moreso because the staff just finished seeding the mud-splattered grounds with hay - it was the Decemberists. The Portland collective closed out Sat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Facebook Poll Says Killing Obama Isn't Okay

    ​Cyber stalkers, prolific e-haters, overzealous blog followers, Facebook poll developers and authors. Fine, fine company indeed, wouldn't you agree? But more notably, what do they all have in common? They're all enough to put a seriously debilitating quiver in your nether regions, and no, not the ... More >>

  • Music

    September 17, 2009

    Life on Mars

    Grammy-winning prog-punks The Mars Volta mellow out on Octahedron.

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Houston Companies Don't Do Too Badly In Survey Of Gay-Friendly Workplaces

    ​The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has issued its latest rankings of how businesses treat their gay and lesbian employees, and things look a little better than last year.The report gave 305 businesses a top score of 100 this year; that's an increase from last year's 260. Eleven of the top 20 Fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2008

    Dispatch From the VIP Grove

    What do you know? I'm feeling much more civilized, and all it took was a brief trip to the VIP Grove to see how the other half lives. The festival's sponsors and other honored guests - as in people willing to shell out about 600 clams on top of the $170 three-day ACL pass - are privy to all sorts of ... More >>

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    September 11, 2008
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    July 17, 2008

    What Mainstream Publishers Don't Want You to Know About Door-to-Door Magazine Sales

    That kid at your door with a magazine order form will tell you a story -- part sad, part hopeful. The truth will be infinitely worse than you can imagine.

  • Music

    September 20, 2007

    Being There

    The Sixth Annual Austin City Limits Festival feels like home...almost

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    April 9, 2007
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    April 9, 2007
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    January 18, 2007

    Sunny Side Up

    An egg-seller's defense gets strange

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    August 16, 2006

    A Few Words from Ugly Naked Guy

    Craig Malisow Who needs a warm blanket when you have a potentially explosive laptop? I've been fielding myriad questions about my recent experience at a nudist camp, ranging from "Did you get really sunburned?" to "Could you please get away from me?" (That one has been coming mostly from my cowo ... More >>

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    September 22, 2005


    Inside George Bush Intercontinental Airport lies a city populated by drivers who sleep all night in their cabs to keep their place in line

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    May 27, 2004

    The Final Scratch?

    Will a high-tech breakthrough spell doom for vinyl in DJ culture?

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    May 13, 2004

    Captive Market

    Companies complain that they can't compete against convict labor

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    October 9, 2003

    Sumo Cum Laude

    With their 21-foot loincloths, two big guys belly up to an ancient Eastern sport

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    February 21, 2002

    Tribal Warfare

    Carroll Cocchia says she's one-third Indian, and is trying to bring local Native Americans together. Detractors say she's white, and is helping to tear them apart.

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    All's Dell

    So long to slackers and laid-back lifestyles. Now that cash-rich techies have taken over, can Austin survive the great digital divide?

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    March 16, 2000

    Mommy's little angel

    Marshall Ball can't talk. So he listens to God. Everyone else listens to Marshall.

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    January 6, 2000

    The Goode Son

    Houston's First Family of Barbecue has anointed an heir apparent to its expanding empire. And his name is Levi.

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    March 11, 1999

    Contributing Factors

    Debra Danburg swears she'll defend your right to open government. But when it comes to Internet campaign finance reports, ignorance is bliss.

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    February 18, 1999
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    January 21, 1999

    Striking Out

    Reid Ryan embarked on a new career as a team owner facing one big obstacle: voter approval of a new stadium. Then he called in a campaigner with the perfect pitch: a father named Nolan.

  • News

    December 31, 1998
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    August 13, 1998

    Of Life and Death

    While Erica Sheppard sits on death row, penniless and convicted of a gruesome Houston murder, her cadre of elite Dallas lawyers is trying to prove that the justice system has gone fatally awry

  • Culture

    July 31, 1997

    Computer Terror

    Duane Franklet programs a cyberthriller into Houston

  • News

    May 22, 1997

    Brothers of the Road

    'The I-69 "NAFTA Highway" is supposed to create thousands of jobs. Thanks to your tax dollars, it's already provided a very good one for the underemployed brother of Tom DeLay.

  • News

    March 20, 1997

    Off Line

    Take an ex-con with a smooth line of patter, a group of mystery investors and some gullible journalists. What have you got? Houston's first on-line daily newspaper. At least for a few weeks.

  • News

    August 22, 1996