Comfort food, bewildering atmosphere at Manny's
Collin Herring hits somewhere between Merle Haggard and Husker Du--and that's a good place to be
Mel Gibson's dad doesn't think so
Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug is credited with saving the lives of 1 billion people. So why is a small cadre of activists bent on tarnishing his legacy?
Donald Miller has (re)written one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?
Jason Ringenberg keeps one foot in the honky tonk, with or without the Scorchers
March 18 - 24, 1999
Terrence Malick emerges after 20 years with his complex but compelling The Thin Red Line
Although many standout films were released in 1998, no one movie really stood out
He had 78 hits spanning five decades and revolutionized country music. Now, Fort Worth's Hank Thompson gets a new green light.
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX
The Texas Rangers better win the pennant this year, if only to atone for subjecting fans to two decades of baseball hell. Mike Shropshire chronicles the team's cursed early years in an exclusive Observer excerpt.