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Dove Tales: Amanda Shires Is Learning to Fly Like a Bird

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.04.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

If Amanda Shires is the perfect example of writing what you know, there just might be a box set equivalent of James Joyce's greatest hits waiting just...

He Ain't Wrong, He's Just Different

Dan Rather | Posted 02.09.2013 | Arts
Dan Rather

Caught my old friend Billy Joe Shaver's gig last week at New York's "Hill Country." What a hoot. Shear down-home grit, grin, groan and guzzle, Texas style. Only thing missing was the chicken wire.

Talkin' Politics with Kinky Friedman: We talk to the legendary singer, songwriter, novelist, politician.

Steve Karras | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Steve Karras

"The Kinkster" spoke to us from his ranch in the Texas hill country recently to discuss his enduring music and literary career and his plans to saddle up again and try and unseat the incumbent Governor of Texas, Rick Perry, in the 2014 election.

Live At Billy Bob's Texas: A Conversation With Billy Joe Shaver

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.25.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Let's Thank Ronnie Earle for Tom DeLay's Conviction

Rob Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Patterson

I thank the lamentably neglected hero of DeLay case: former Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle, whose dogged pursuit of political corruption is the key factor in the conviction.

Getting Rich and the Marshmallow

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

We have a financial system that has played to people's weaknesses. We have allowed people who are prone to instant gratification to have as much credit as they could get their hands on.

Dylan's New Album: It's a Passport Photo

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Bob Dylan's moved on. His albums aren't transformational events anymore. Nowadays they're celebrations and echoes of the everyday working lives of a dying generation of American roadhouse musicians.