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2000 Stories by Adam Pitluk

Archives: 2002 | 2001 | 2000
  • Bad Girls

    published November 16, 2000

    More than 8,700 women are incarcerated in the Texas prison system. Thieves. Killers. Drug dealers. But even the hardest cases in the Texas... More >>

  • Marked Man

    published November 2, 2000

    Three weeks ago, Herbert Lee Madison celebrated his 47th birthday. Alone. But he was safe inside his home, at least, away from the terrifying... More >>

  • The Doctor Is Out

    published September 21, 2000

    Frank Lindsay sounded troubled. As the vice president of marketing for Conair hairdryers, Lindsay wasn't expecting this--a telephone call from a... More >>

  • Ride 'Em, Surferboy

    published August 24, 2000

    Tom & Jerry's was dead. The bar and grill in the heart of South Padre Island's nightlife strip usually teems with people this time of year. But... More >>

  • Tomatoes of Wrath

    published August 17, 2000

    It's peak season down at the Dallas Farmers Market, and the peaches are tasty. Melons are huge and choice, tomatoes ripe and plump, and the... More >>

  • Critics' Picks

    published August 17, 2000

    OzzFest 2000 Ozzy and Pantera. Main stage, back to back, in Dallas, Pantera's stomping grounds. That's all that matters... More >>

  • Critics' Picks

    published August 3, 2000

    Tattoo the Earth Tour When the Tattoo the Earth Tour invades Fair Park this week, 20 of the hardest bands in the... More >>

  • Down on the farm

    published July 27, 2000

    Stan Miklisí farm -- and its future, it seems -- lies somewhere between Fate and Poetry. Halfway between these two tiny burgs, in Royse City... More >>

  • Software and hard time

    published July 6, 2000

    Alan Paden has looks like the stereotypical computer geek. His dirty-blond hair has a Bill Gates part to it, his cheeks are drawn a bit on his... More >>

  • Good fences

    published June 15, 2000

    Donna Morris lives the good life. Each day, the well-groomed 40-year-old attorney wakes up, whispers good morning to her husband, Roy, sees the... More >>

  • Lonely ladies

    published June 15, 2000

    When a chicken lays an egg, it actually comes out soft. The hard covering you crack on the frying pan is the result of a chemical reaction between... More >>

  • Knockdown

    published May 18, 2000

    Jesus Gabriel Sandoval Chavez stands on top of a mountain at the outskirts of Delicias, Mexico, and takes a deep breath of clean air. For once,... More >>

  • Sweet Jesus

    published April 27, 2000

    Lewis Wood was -- and is -- a hell of a fighter. A hard-hitting bruiser from Houston, his combination of stone hands and quick feet saw him rise... More >>

  • Smoke-free environment

    published April 20, 2000

    The view of Denton from Parks Olmon's kitchen window has changed over the years. He speaks wistfully about the rolling countryside he used to see... More >>

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