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Green’ Transmission Lines Mess With Texas

As the wind energy sector grows, I suspect there will be more and more stories like this one from the Dallas Morning News: Sharyland […]

Den Mother

Poet Angela de Hoyos died on Sept. 24 at her home in San Antonio at the age of 85. De Hoyos was a Chicano […]

The Word of God

I came to Mary Karr’s new memoir, Lit, lugging a bumpy suitcase full of emotions and expectations. Could she really have more to tell […]

Lucky Star

By his own account, Larry McMurtry is a lucky hack. Though he is one of only three Texans to have won the Pulitzer Prize […]

Buzz Kill: Jack McDonald Pulls Out of Congressional Race

Texas Democrats, still flying high after Bill White’s switch to the governor’s race, got some buzz-blunting news on Tuesday about their most promising congressional […]

Help Laredo Woo a Bookstore

    It’s heartbreaking. Laredo has put together a consortium of folks and organizations under its new “Laredo Reads” banner to try and convince […]

The Rich are Revolting

What’s not to like about a novel in which Bernard Rapoport’s father is the subject of an anti-communist smear and Bernard spends his time […]

Newsweek’s Bill White Waltz

Big news, people. The suspense is over: Bill White is going to be the next governor of Texas! Yes sirree: Rick, Kay Bay and […]

Piney Wood Pulp

Like most of Nacogdoches-based Joe R. Lansdale’s work, Vanilla Ride is set in East Texas. More Flannery O’Connor than Elmer Kelton, East Texas is […]

Mexican Soccer Teams, Hooligans: The New Threat in Frisco?

Beware attendees at the Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas, soccer hooligans and Mexican soccer teams could pose a homeland security threat.What dastardly devious […]