Joseph McCarthy

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2014

    Hucksters and Texas Tent Revival Politics

    Religious liberty is at the very heart of what it means to be an American, yet Texas conservatives and our state's activist pastors have conveniently forgotten that.

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    Does Anybody Really Care About Psy's Anti-American Rap?

    When we all first saw "Gangnam Style" on YouTube and fell in love with South Korean sensation Psy, none of us could have imagined that a few months later we'd find out that he rapped in 2004 about killing Americans. Rewind: Why Psy and the Innocence of the Muslims Guy Are Nothing Alike The exact ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Rick Perry's Book Fed Up: Shouldn't There Be An Apostrophe Between The F & E?

    The author, in repose​For those of you who think Governor Rick Perry has been just laying about in that taxpayer-funded temporary mansion, eating bon-bons with The Nuge, think again: the Associated Press has confirmed that he's working on a book called Fed Up, apparently about his frustration with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    George Washington Didn't Listen To No Rap Music

    Photo courtesy Texas Freedom Network​ The State Board of Education is meeting today to approve history textbooks, and that usually brings with it some entertainment.Among the worries on the left: That conservative members will insist that history has "vindicated" loony Senator Joe McCarthy.Among t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2007
  • Culture

    December 6, 2007

    "Lessons from Below: Otabenga Jones & Associates"

    Otabenga Jones & Associates teach us a few things at the Menil

  • Film

    December 22, 2005

    Rogues' Gallery

    Racists, louts and terrorists earned their place among the best of 2005

  • Film

    October 20, 2005

    Exhuming McCarthy

    The Red Scare returns in Good Night, and Good Luck

  • Film

    October 6, 2005

    Writes and Wrongs

    In Capote, a murder leads to a masterpiece leads to an undoing

  • Culture

    March 17, 2005

    Elegant Elegy

    The Alley spins new life into Arthur Miller's 50-year-old morality tale

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    Where Angels Fear to Tread

    When Kilgore College staged a gay play, administrators learned there were limits to a liberal education in East Texas

  • Film

    July 10, 1997

    To Coldly Go

    Contact is more like a close encounter of the turgid kind

  • News

    November 28, 1996
  • Culture

    April 6, 1995

    A Sound of Hovering Wings

    Angels in America arrives buoyed by hype, but rises on its own power

  • Culture

    December 15, 1994

    Going Public

    Dennis Adams' bus shelters try to move art into the arena of the city