Josh Harkinson


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  • 14 years ago | Stage

    If an actor lives 50 years without burning out and fading away, or without dying like James Dean or John Belushi, it's a cause for celebration. If a theater lives to 50, it's a miracle. And so maybe nobody was really surprised when Country Playhou...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    On Lobbying Day in February, when state legislators traditionally meet with interest groups, Planned Parenthood of Houston chartered a bus, rented a room and arranged with State Representative Martha Wong to cart 100 voters and local schoolchildre...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    And farther west on the upper reaches of the monstrous town was still marked ominously on the sky, a brooding gloom in sunshine, a lurid glare under the stars. "And this also," said Marlow suddenly, "has been one of the dark places of the earth." ...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    In Seattle's Fort Lawton, American staff sergeant Grant Farr was dozing in his bunk as three Italian prisoners sprinted past his window at top speed. A few minutes later, Farr thought he heard a distant crash but dismissed it. He was drifting off ...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    Two years ago, at a busy Fort Bend County baseball diamond, Little Leaguers swung for the outfield. Runners at second and third weren't the only ones hoping the right fielder might soon be chasing a pop fly into the brush. In an overgrown drainage...

  • 14 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    If you think the name is long, try the line. The queue at the counter of Shri Balaji Bhavan Pure Vegetarian Restaurant often includes children in sequined outfits from the fabric store next door, utility repairmen in jumpsuits, businessmen in star...

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