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Perambulatory Poetry: James McMurty's "Complicated Game"

Brian DAmbrosio | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Brian DAmbrosio

The concept of what propels an artist leaves us with a mystery. Regimented as it may seem at times, McMurtry's work has a meaning and an order. At 53, he has no deep, philosophical connection of his destiny. He plays music.

Complicated Game: Chatting with James McMurtry and Wind-Up's Ed Vetri, Plus a Jes Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation with James McMurtry Mike Ragogna: James, Complicated Game is your first album in six years. How complicated was its creation? James M...

What Not To Miss In Austin This Summer

Greg Garrett | Posted 07.31.2012 | Travel
Greg Garrett

Whether you're a visitor, new Austinite or long-time resident, here are some things you shouldn't miss this summer if you want to keep cool, keep entertained and keep yourself happily fed and watered.

The Storyteller & Paradise Lost: Conversations With Todd Snider and Great American Taxi's Vince Herman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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"Less Than Zero": Playlist for a Painful August Jobs Report

David Wild | Posted 11.02.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a playlist sent out in hopes the president goes bold with his upcoming jobs speech, and that the federal government that we all employ gets out of the business of assured mutual self-destruction.

"The Immigrant Song": A Playlist For Arizona Governor Jan Brewer

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

After seeing some of Gov. Jan Brewer's mind-blowing meltdown performance during her debate with Terry Goddard, here's a playlist for a woman who lost her head, and a state that seems bent on doing the same.

"American Tune": A Playlist For These Un-United States

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I had a waking dream last night in which Newt Gingrich was lobbying to have the word "United" in the "United States Of America" formally removed once and for all.

Compact Reviews of This Week's Compact Discs, for Those Who Still Care #7

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

Not sure if it's me, Sony, or Bob Dylan, but someone is out of their mind. It's hard to listen Dylan squawking "Adeste Fideles" with the finesse of Lyle Alzado and not laugh just a little.