Never Another / Roky Erickson, R.I.P.

June 13, 2019

WHY NOT? / Crazy About Trump

March 25, 2018


January 17, 2018

The Lunch Guys / Sexual Abuse, Al Franken & the Desire for 'Purity'

December 21, 2017

From the Oil Patch to the Sun: Nick Russell's Early Photography

October 18, 2017

Doug Sahm: Family Man & Night of the Living Blues

September 30, 2017

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June 16, 2019

At some point during my fourteenth yearI decided I wanted a life on the range; riding a horse, chasing dogies, strumming lonesome cowboy songs on my old guitar.  I swooned over cowboy trappings and began to exhibit a passion for...

May 16, 2018

Smitty’s Salvage

15 Acres Used Parts 

Foreign and Domestic 

We Pay Cash for Cars 

U Pull — We Pull 

Call 313 - JUNK

Depictions of engine blocks and brake drums added a decorative touch to the billboard, as did a cartoon computer with ...

January 18, 2018

At long last, here is the second part of Bob Brown's latest Shag Clutter misadventure!

Continued from Part One:...

November 28, 2017

Burt stormed out of his manufactured home, leaving his wife in bed puking into a trashcan and twin four-year-olds bawling at each other across the dinette because they wanted Coco Puffs and the milk had curdled.  Tiffany’s nause...

July 17, 2017

When Shag tapped on Wally Draigle’s trailer-house door one cold December afternoon, Wally turned off the TV and sat very still, hoping his visitor would go away.  It didn’t work.  Shag kept knocking.  Finally, Wally opened the d...

January 31, 2017

“Tickets to the opera!” cried Randal Paxton, holding them up for all to see.  His employees applauded and cheered, a reaction as forced as his delight in receiving the gift.  He shushed everyone and removed a card from its envel...

    “B-Baby doll,” said Mary, stuttering with cold, “if you were to buy me a b-bottle, I’d share with you.”

     “Buy your own and I’ll share with you,” said Shag.  

    They were huddled beneath a ra...

May 12, 2016

Searching the avenues and alleys of Austin for a true son, most roads lead directly to Bob Brown's door. He was born in River City, and except for a sideways excursion to San Francisco for a few years starting in the late '60s,...

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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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El Casino

By Peter Chapa

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