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Vietnam: Getting In / Getting Out

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April 7, 2020

Honduras, 1997                               

“All those Olancho Rivers have gold in them,” Salem explained as we peered into the dinner plate full of riv...

February 12, 2020

After he got out of Texas Tech in 1946, Leon Hale made his living listening and writing. He has written two memoirs, two novels and several compilations of his best columns for the Houston Post. But on this Wednesday afternoon i...

November 22, 2019

            Be prepared.

                – Boy Scout motto                        

I didn’t intend spendi...

November 19, 2017

           “Dogs bark but the caravan passes …”

Douglas Breeding was a true Austin original. Raised on the banks of the Colorado River, he partnered in the used car business with another Austinite, Artie...

July 17, 2017

"Buddy, it cold that winter. It was damn cold, know what I mean? Just about froze my ass off, pal. Livin' in an ice-house in the middle of winter ... we're talking cool here. Frosty. Colder than a well-digger’s ass. Savvy?"


July 6, 2017

With all the recent controversy about immigration, legal and illegal, it is instructive to look back a century to another immigrant group – Germans.

Almost 100 years ago, on February 12, 1918, when the United States of America ha...

June 25, 2017

In an era when the minimum salary for Major League Baseball players is $535,000 and the highest paid player, Dodger pitcher Clayton Kershaw makes $33 million, it’s refreshing to look back at salaries in the 1920s and 30s when pl...

June 10, 2017

"It's the islands, man!" Galloway insisted, swerving sharply to miss a cow lying in our lane as we rounded another steeply angled blind curve on the island of St. Thomas in the U. S. Virgin Islands. By now we were threading our...

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'Round the 'Net

A mob of the MAGA persuasion

Conducted a statehouse invasion.

Though heavily armed,

They parted unharmed,

And that's how you know they're Caucasian.

Poster Artist

Micael Priest

A Short Film

by Bob Simmons

Micael Priest's work was one of the hallmarks of a special time in Austin. He made the art that drew the crowds to hear the music that made a city. He made us all a little richer just by strokes of a pen


to see the Film

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Jeffrey Nightbyrd Shero
Short films and stories about the political & social turmoil in the 60's as seen thru the New York underground newspaper RAT
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Todd Samusson
Working Class Heart - Todd Samusson
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On the Right Side of the Brain - Todd samusson
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