Austin American-Statesman

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Da Capo's Second-Best Music Writing 2011: 112 Of Last Year's Most Notable Music Stories

    The 2011 edition of Da Capo's annual anthology Best Music Writing— which this year was guest edited by The New Yorker classical writer and The Rest Is Noise author Alex Ross; Daphne Carr has been the series editor since 2006—contains 32 essays and is augmented by a a jumbo-sized "Other N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Joe Stack's Rush of Stuff: Your Morning Austin Plane-Crasher Roundup

    ​They think they have Joe Stack's body, along with that of someone who may have been working in the building Stack dive-bombed. (He is feared to be IRS employee Vernon Hunter, 67.) Stack's apparent suicide note has received careful attention. Business Insider thought to look at the source cod ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    R.I.P. Gerard Cosloy's Lovely Austin Home

    This photo is filed under "Internal Affairs, Technical Difficulties" on Cosloy's blog​ Our sincere condolences to Matador's Gerard Cosloy, whose motherfucking house burned down this morning in Austin, Texas, taking with it untold amounts of alt-rock memorabilia and most of Cosloy's worldy bel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2007
  • Blogs

    February 2, 2007

    "Plucky" Molly Muzzled From the Grave

    (Photo from Anyone reading the New York Times' obituary of sharp-witted liberal columnist Molly Ivins yesterday had to wonder just what was the scandalous "sexually suggestive phrase" that got Ivins in so much trouble with the paper's publisher—and still can't make it past t ... More >>

  • News

    March 22, 2005

    Hard Target

    U.S. Military is pressed to probe run-ins between reporters and troops in Iraq

  • News

    April 24, 2001

    Fun With China

    In Media Merriment, Fine Line Between Humor and Hate