We really needed Molly Ivins to be around still for this election.
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Nevenah Smith’s an old friend who moved to New Orleans a few years ago. When hurricane Katrina turned towards Lousianna on Saturday, I asked if she was going to evacuate. Early Sunday morning she wrote that she, her boyfriend, their cats, and her computer were leaving. They arrived in Madison Sunday night, after driving straight [...]
Prentiss Riddle points out the connection between the Segway and an Austin counterculture folk hero.
[ via Flutterby ] Let’s all chip in and have Russell Yates,um, gelded, before he replicates again.
So for all you hip bloggin kids going to South by Southwest, go check out Amy Rigby’s show on Friday night, the 15th.
Following up on my link to John Nichols coverage of the story, Phillip Winn, who is in Dallas, has more info on Laura Miller, Dallas’ new mayor. She survived a contentious term as a member of the city council that included physical fights and demonstrations at her own home, including things left burning in her [...]
Dallas elected an outsider to Mayor. Laura Miller, a columnist for the independent weekly The Dallas Observer, won 55% of the vote in a runoff last Saturday. She did that despite the opposition of the Dallas Morning News and the city’s elites. She declared city officials “brain dead” and portrayed them as fawning sycophants to [...]
Combining two of our country’s favorite male rage obsessions, Fantasy Death Row allows you to select three people on Texas’ death row. Points are scored for stays, pardons, and clemencies. Points are lost for executions, as well as posthumous exhonorations. Winners get a press pass and round trip transportation to Huntsville.