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Blattidae in the Park
That Madagascar Hissing Cockroach between your bedsheets? Sorry -- my fault. [05-03-99]
— Wayne Alan Brenner, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Not With Their Money
A small group of war tax resisters in Austin is hoping to make a big impact. [04-12-99]
— Mike Butts, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

What Bandwagon?
The extreme lifestyle of the laggard surpasses that of the luddite and the late adopter. [04-05-99]
— Marion Winik, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Year of the Bunny
Biting the ears off the Easter wabbit. [04-05-99]
— Anna Hanks, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Love Will Keep Us Together?
Gay parents fear that the Chisum-Talton legislation -- which seeks to ban gays and lesbians from adopting or fostering children in the state of Texas -- will tear their families apart. [03-22-99]
— Jay Hardwig, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Party Like It's 2659
Cancel your subscription to those survivalist zines and take comfort in other religions' takes on the millennium. [03-15-99]
— Mr. Smarty Pants, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Etiquette for the End of the World
What's a gentle society girl to do when Y2K forces one to loot from one's peers? [03-15-99]
— Meredith Phillips, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Girls Don't Play Lead
A piano-playing gal decides she wants to play guitar, and finds the pursuit a harrowing exile in guyville. [03-08-99]
— Kayte VanScoy, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Blood on the Keys
Learning to play the piano drunk like a percussion instrument until the fingers begin to bleed a bit. [03-01-99]
— Jay Hardwig, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Breast Things in Life
Pondering the body politic of the supple and the silicone. [02-15-99]
— Paul Klemperer and Spike Gillespie, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Measuring Your Assets
Is your butt all in your head? [02-15-99]
— Marion Winik, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Reason for the Season
Valentine's Day doesn't celebrate being in love, it celebrates falling in love. [02-08-99]
— Anna Hanks, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Good Fight
Joe Vela and Boxing Against Drugs takes kids off the streets and into the ring. [02-01-99]
— Bryan Mealer, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Chicken Exotica
In American cuisine, there are not different species of animals at all, just pretentiously packaged poultry. [01-25-99]
— Stuart Prestidge, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Broken Mirrors
How do you put the pieces back together when depression shatters your being? [01-19-99]
— Spike Gillespie, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

You're a Terrific Audience!
A weekly contest brings out the cream of the karaoke crop. [01-04-99]
— Kim Mellen, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Web Extra
Karaoke Web Sites. [01-04-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

We Are the Stars
For karaoke devotees, completing the" empty orchestra" is a spiritual pursuit. [01-04-99]
— Kim Mellen, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Karaoke Kwik Tips!
How to get love, karaoke-style. [01-04-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Giftology 101
There are Gifts and there are gifts, and it takes the latter to be really good at giving the former. [12-14-98]
— Spike Gillespie, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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