March 2013


F1, Take One

Feb 12, 2013 By Katy Vine

Learning to love the foreign, overcharged, crowded, obsessive, and actually pretty exciting world of Texas’s newest major sport.

Lance Armstrong
The Man Who Fell to Earth

Feb 12, 2013 By Michael Hall

After decades as one of the most admired athletes on the planet and one of the toughest competitors ever to ride a bike, Lance Armstrong is facing a new challenge: how to come back from a very public disgrace.

Trouble in Mind

Feb 12, 2013 By Brandi Grissom

Andre Thomas is deeply mentally ill. He is also a vicious murderer. How should he be punished?


6 Things You’ll Be Talking About In March

Feb 20, 2013 By Jeff Salamon

1. Bills,Bills, Bills The calendar says that the Eighty-third Legislature began on January 8, but insiders know the real action doesn’t begin until 59 days later. Oh, there are plenty of speeches and resolutions during the first two months, recognizing groups like the Texas Association of Health Underwriters. But the tone…


The State of Taxes

Feb 12, 2013 By Paul Burka

Texas won’t get its financial house in order until lawmakers have a thoughtful conversation about the T-word. Don’t hold your breath.

Editor’s Letter

Feb 14, 2013 By Jake Silverstein

Austin is known, somewhat ostentatiously, as the Live Music Capital of the World, but as any longtime resident knows, the best show in town is not a musical performance at all. In fact, it is mostly tuneless, it has little in the way of rhythm, and no one has ever tried…