Chris Parker

Chris Parker

Longform/Music/Sports Journalist

Former Cleveland Cavaliers beat reporter for Cleveland Scene, write news/policy cover stories & music features at magazines and alt-weeklies nationwide.

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The Shale Boom's Hard Sell Begins Pushing Up Against Reality

There's no denying the turnaround; the question is how long it will last. Texans are more familiar than most with boom-bust cycles, so the quantity of sunshine being bussed up our backside might raise an alarm or two. Much of the boom is fueled by cheap credit, unrealistic expectations and lots of excess capital swishing around in search of good yields.

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The $600,000 Joyride: Local hacker and former LulzSec member on why he went to prison

For many people, “hacker” is a pejorative: A shadowy, ill-defined threat or modern scourge that can, without rhyme or reason, wreak havoc on your world. There’s no doubt a kernel of truth to that characterization. But like most boogeymen, the myth sometimes overshadows the reality. Hackers are often nice, slightly rebellious kids like Somerset High School graduate Raynaldo Rivera.

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A RAY OF INDIE LIGHT | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

A RAY OF INDIE LIGHT | Music Etc. | San Antonio Cur...

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Music Manufacturing integrity | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

Music Manufacturing integrity | Music Etc. | San An...

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Steve Earle spits the bit and leads his own parade | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

Steve Earle spits the bit and leads his own parade ...

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Cold Case | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

Cold Case | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

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The Drams | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

Best Bet | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

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The smog lifts | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

The smog lifts | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

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Dutch boy | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

Dutch boy | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

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Atlas shrugs | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

Atlas shrugs | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

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Back in residence | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

Back in residence | Music Etc. | San Antonio Curren...

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Aural Pleasure | Albums | San Antonio Current

Aural Pleasure | Albums | San Antonio Current

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Buried treasures | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

Buried treasures | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current...

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Gypsy songman | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

Gypsy songman | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

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World according to Gurf | Music Etc. | San Antonio Current

World according to Gurf | Music Etc. | San Antonio ...