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1921-2016: Farmer, leader Rubert Ceder dies

Farmer. Auctioneer. Tax collector. County leader. Park land banker.

Rubert Ceder, who died Nov. 23, was many things to Austin and Travis County. His Swedish family worked the land east of the city continuously since the 1870s. 249 palabras más

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Fictional Memoir

Apparently Truman Capote was one of the founders of the fictional memoir. What a fabulous idea weaving fiction and fact together most of us do that everyday anyway and sometimes the fabulous freedom of fiction can help you focus on the facts. 258 palabras más

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Movie Accent Expert Analyzes Iconic Accents From 32 Different Films

Dialect coach Erik Singer has been teaching people how to perform different accents for film and television for over ten years.  He is a certified expert, so  80 palabras más


Truman Capote: In Cold Blood

On the 15th of November 1959, Mr. and Mrs. Clutter, their son Kenyon and daughter Nancy, were murdered in their farm house in Holcomb, Kansas. The two men responsible for their deaths, Richard ‘Dick’ Hickock and Perry Edward Smith, were executed by hanging five and a half years later. 891 palabras más


More than one way to fry an avocado at Los Tres Bobos

Recently, we published a 1980s recipe for the Avocado Zapata from Los Tres Lobos, a long gone Austin eatery. We rescued it from the book “Ellie Rucker’s Almanac.” The late American-Statesman columnist often published recipes from readers’ favorite restaurant dishes. 372 palabras más

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Dip into books about Texas football, San Antonio and, yes, Oveta Culp Hobby

In this latest installment of our “Texas Titles” series, we look at a pioneer, a cause, a sport, a feud and a batch of the state’s artists. 755 palabras más

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