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Beaches Be Trippin': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Arts & Culture: Let’s face it, most of us Lone Stars view the Texas coast as a poor man’s Waikiki. Hell, maybe just a poor man’s Panama Beach — only to be used... By Callie Enlow 7/10/2013
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How Rebates Have the Texas Film Industry Playing Catch Up To its Neighbors

How Rebates Have the Texas Film Industry Playing Catch Up To its Neighbors

Screens: See if you can spot the common thread that is pulling at the seams of the Texas film industry. On NBC’s The Night Shift, a stock-written staff... By Matt Stieb 8/27/2014
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Astrology: ARIES (March 21-April 19): In the coming weeks it will be important for you to bestow blessings and disseminate gifts and dole out helpful... By Rob Brezsny 8/27/2014
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'CHIFLADAzine': Bratty New Publication Is Inclusive and Important

Arts & Culture “Chiflada means ‘crazy’ or ‘bratty’ in Spanish,” explains Claudia Cardona, editor-in-chief of the recently established CHIFLADAzine... By Nick Joyner | 8/27/2014
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Lost in Bonkers: The Vex revives Kesey’s vision of mental health as tyranny

Arts & Culture When Ken Kesey published his first novel, in 1962, madness was the rage. A disordered mind marked brave defiance of a regimented society... By Steven G. Kellman | 8/27/2014
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Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): In the coming weeks it will be important for you to bestow blessings and disseminate gifts and dole out helpful... By Rob Brezsny | 8/27/2014
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Savage Love: Working Out the Kinks

Arts & Culture My boyfriend of two years cannot climax or maintain an erection unless his testicles are handled, squeezed, pulled, or pressed on... By Dan Savage | 8/27/2014
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\'CHIFLADAzine\': Bratty New Publication Is Inclusive and Important

'CHIFLADAzine': Bratty New Publication Is Inclusive and Important

Arts & Culture: “Chiflada means ‘crazy’ or ‘bratty’ in Spanish,” explains Claudia Cardona, editor-in-chief of the recently established CHIFLADAzine... By Nick Joyner 8/27/2014
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Astrology: ARIES (March 21-April 19): In the coming weeks it will be important for you to bestow blessings and disseminate gifts and dole out helpful... By Rob Brezsny 8/27/2014
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Arts & Culture: My boyfriend of two years cannot climax or maintain an erection unless his testicles are handled, squeezed, pulled, or pressed on... By Dan Savage 8/27/2014
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Astrology: ARIES (March 21-April 19): An American named Kevin Shelley accomplished a feat worthy of inclusion in the... By Rob Brezsny 8/20/2014
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Arts & Culture: With “Flatland,” curator Patty Ortiz partly plays with New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman’s notion that the internet, social media and growing... By Dan R. Goddard 8/13/2014
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Carlos Mencia on Homicidal Rage, Cyber-bullying and Other Funny Stuff

Arts & Culture: It’s been nine long years since the first joke-stealing allegations surfaced against stand-up comedian Carlos Mencia. Although the outcry by fellow... By Kiko Martínez 8/13/2014
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Savage Love: CFNM Party Fail

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The Playhouse closes season with ‘The Who’s TOMMY’

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Spanish Masters Collection brings Dalí, Picasso and Miró to La Cantera

Spanish Masters Collection brings Dalí, Picasso and Miró to La Cantera

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Arts & Culture: I am a 38-year-old married woman. My husband of 18 years is 22 years my senior. I credit my husband for giving me a good life and helping me pursue goals. But... By Dan Savage 8/6/2014
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‘The Hundred-Year House’ Tells a Ghost Story in Reverse

Arts & Culture: Rebecca Makkai’s new novel begins, “For a ghost story, the tale of Violet Saville Devohr was vague and underwhelming.” It’s a surprising first line for the The Hundred-Year House, unsettling even, but it does the job of immediately clarifying that although By Leigh Baldwin 7/30/2014