19 June '05 -18:50
David Johansen, DJ

As it appeared in the May 5-11 issue of Time Out New York, minus the lovely artwork and graphics: (more)

18:31
Real World/NYTimes

"And the hot tub goes to....Austin"
That's the headline of my story on cities, coolness, and MTV's Real World in the Sunday Arts & Entertainment section of the New York Times. (more)

18:22
Swimming Holes-Top 10

Here's my 2005 Texas Top Ten Swimming Holes, as published in the July State of Springs issue of Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine.
It's worth getting a copy for the excellent photographs and all the pertinent service information on swimming holes, and the best writing you'll ever read about water in these parts. Joe Nick says Five Stars. Copies at Barnes & Noble, Borders, Hastings, Academy, BookStop, HEB, Fiesta Mart, Brookshires, Rite Aid, Wal-Mart, Walgreens, Krogers, and all the usual suspects, or at your local state park. (more)