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Book Review: The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock by Jan Reid

Austin in the 70’s has the same sort of cache as New York at roughly the same time period. It just doesn’t have that special association with as many people. 640 more words

Music

California Slim

I have two comics collections at the printers and I keep finding comics I meant to put in them, like this one! DANG! Ah well. Maybe in another DELUX edition later on. 41 more words

Summer Pierre

Another Journalist Lost

I started this morning with a big bowl of monhinga in Mandalay, before flying back to Bangkok where a torrential rain greeted me. Or maybe it followed me all the way from Shan State. 531 more words

Travel

My Blood Pressure Went Three Bubbles Off Plumb This Eve…

But I found a cure: (and I do fear that stroke that is imminent)

Shelly West (Oh. David was pretty ‘spot on’ too)

Now, as all of Y’all out there know, I frequently make fun of Oklahoma on this Blog. 1,141 more words

Texas

Friday Finds - July 25, 2014

Friday Finds is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading to showcase books you recently found and added to your TBR… 240 more words

Books

Kinky Friedman: "Israel is Texas in the Middle East"

Hi readers.  I’ve been enjoying Kinky Friedman’s songs since the early 1970s.  Back when his band was, Kinky Friedman and the Texas Jewboys.  I don’t agree with him in a lot of ways, but his views are, at least, worth hearing and considering. 143 more words

Politics

Do I love or hate Jim Hogan?

Much ink has been spilled by this publication (Ok, so not really, since it’s all online) and many others on Jim Hogan,the enigmatic Democratic nominee for Agriculture Commissioner. 730 more words