Upton Sinclair

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Bully, Ideologue, Worst - Sen. Patrick Targeted by Colleagues and Media Alike

    Dan Patrick seems to have no issue with verbal altercation. The state senator, representing parts of northwest Houston, has gained quick notoriety for transferring his acidic on-air personality to the halls of Austin. He's offered crocodile tears for the students he purports to support. He's castiga ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 17, 2011

    Come and Bake It

    Local movement fights for cottage food bill.

  • News

    December 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    This Week In Deliciousness

    The proper presentation for mat kimchee should mirror as closely as possible the appearance of an exploded chicken.Welcome back once again to the weekly round-up at Eating Our Words, where we've found a way to put gravy on pretty much everything (you just have to tell people it's "some kinda sauce") ... More >>

  • Film

    January 10, 2008

    There Will Be Blood

    An epic gusher strikes oil, and then some

  • News

    December 27, 2007

    The Year In Film

    Judd Apatow's pretty good year and much more

  • Dining

    April 5, 2007

    Swift Meatpacking Plant and Illegal Immigrants

    Swift & Company pitted employee against employee when it replaced injured workers with illegal immigrants

  • Film

    November 16, 2006

    There's the Beef

    Richard Linklater's ensemble polemic may just turn you off burgers for good

  • Calendar

    November 18, 2004

    Laugh Trap

    Comedy gets violent with Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood

  • Culture

    November 30, 2000

    Educating Lala

    An alternative to usual Christmas fare

  • Film

    June 22, 2000

    Free-Range Chicken

    No secret recipe here: The creators of Wallace & Gromit and Wat's Pig cook up a bucketload of inventive fun

  • News

    March 18, 1999

    Farm to Market

    Kody Ellis shows pigs. What have pigs shown him?

  • News

    February 12, 1998

    Oprah Does Amarillo

    It's the Queen of Talk versus the Meat Men, and outside the courtroom, master media manipulator Winfrey is already the clear winner.

  • Music

    November 20, 1997
  • Culture

    September 26, 1996

    Tangled Jungle

    The Alley wrestles with Bertolt Brecht, and nobody emerges a winner