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1999 Stories by Larra Ann Robertson

Archives: 1999
  • Slam this

    published August 5, 1999

    There's no way to write about slam poetry if you don't know what it is, don't know what it means, don't know how... More >>

  • Blowing out the '70s

    published July 22, 1999

    It seems as if the '70s became a joke around, oh, January 1, 1980. The things we associate with the decade -- from leisure suits to avocado-green... More >>

  • Parlez-vous fun?

    published July 15, 1999

    The French often get a bad rap in the United States. Ask Americans to describe a typical Frenchman, and four out of five will paint you a picture... More >>

  • Come Sell Away

    published July 8, 1999

    Salesmen are a strange breed. They're different from you and me. (Well, from me, anyway -- I couldn't convince a junkie to buy heroin.) They all... More >>

  • Rebel with a cause

    published June 10, 1999

    I had this great idea for a movie the other day. A swaggering adventurer--a Texan, of course--spends years traveling the world participating in... More >>

  • Long time coming

    published May 27, 1999

    I have a friend who is obsessed with immortality, and not in the figurative sense: He doesn't want to accomplish a feat so great that his name... More >>

  • The real deal

    published April 29, 1999

    We suppose the swing revival is still going strong in Dallas. So many local clubs are cashing in on the craze that you could probably take free... More >>

  • Cattle call

    published April 8, 1999

    We all know someone who's been an extra in a movie, or whose college roommate's cousin played a delivery boy in a sitcom, or who has frequented a... More >>

  • Help for the tacky

    published March 4, 1999

    There are millions of drug addicts in this country. And that is a tragedy. But other groups have their worries too. Like homeowners, for instance.... More >>

  • Hey Yiddle Yiddle

    published February 25, 1999

    Name this movie: A wildly popular actress stars as a young, sassy, headstrong Jewish woman who masquerades as a man and falls in love with one of... More >>

Archives: 1999