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2000 Stories by Mark Hughes

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  • Blood Brothers

    published December 28, 2000

    Marilyn Manson may get most of the attention in the realm of controversial rockers these days (What? A rock musician taking on organized religion?... More >>

  • Embraceable Yule

    published December 21, 2000

    Nothing will send a Dallasite into a panic faster than an SUV's broken air conditioner in July. Summer commands fear and respect while winter is... More >>

  • Beached Wail

    published December 14, 2000

    Beached WailWe can thank the '60s beach-party genre for starting a few celluloid trends. Because of Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello,... More >>

  • Speed Demons

    published December 7, 2000

    Speed DemonsWhen used in advertising or marketing, the word "extreme" should be as useless as the phrase "alternative music." Each... More >>

  • Game On

    published November 30, 2000

    Until now the revisionist media tried to convince us that we missed out on something really big if we didn't experience the revolutionary social... More >>

  • Xmas Marks the Spot

    published November 23, 2000

    When a friend asked a few days before Halloween whether I thought we could get away with trick-or-treating--ya know, for the candy--I didn't... More >>

  • Extreme Close-Up

    published November 16, 2000

    I've lived in several run-down houses in Denton. One was a two-bedroom house that I shared with four roommates. We drank a lot and talked about... More >>

  • Lips Service

    published November 9, 2000

    A music fan from Plano introduced me to The Flaming Lips. He was a typical suburban misfit--dark, twisted, a disposable income--who played... More >>

  • It's Only Rock & Roll

    published November 2, 2000

    "Moshing" wasn't a word in 1969, let alone an outdated exercise, yet the Rolling Stones hosted a more violent show at Altamont Speedway 30 years... More >>

  • A Cut Above

    published October 26, 2000

    A Cut AboveThe wide-eyed, hyper-alert, sweaty-palm appeal of horror has not been mine to enjoy. A haunted house named Brigantine Castle on the New... More >>

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