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WTF Friday: Primaries and Other Scams

by | Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 13:11 CST

Blood and Noodles

Back in 1984, two unknown ironists from Minnesota made one of the quintessential Texas movies. In Blood Simple, the Coen brothers captured the spirit of our sta...Read More

Denizens of Denton

As the 21st century began, the music industry was inching its way toward a classic-rock revival, with underground bands like the White Stripes reacquainting ind...Read More

Lone Star Sundance

This past December, the new director of the Sundance Film Festival, John Cooper, told The New York Times that the watchword for this year’s event was goin...Read More

Spoon Fed

When the Austin indie-rock band Spoon released their first LP, Telephono, in 1996, they were acolytes of the Pixies’ raucous aesthetic; every one of their...Read More

Holy Moments

Every art form has pieces that seem to encompass and dismantle everything that came before them. Generally speaking, these pieces are large and demanding and lo...Read More

Tunes for the Anxious

It’s impossible to be indifferent to El Paso-raised musician Omar Alfredo Rodriguez-López. The sheer scale and inscrutability of his music demand that li...Read More