5 days ago | Random Ephemera
About 18 years ago I got a dog. I'd grown up living in the country, and we'd always had them, but the little guy I brought home in a shoebox was the first I'd had in probably 15 years, and the first dog that I brought home as an adult...
5 days ago | Old People
Over the last few years, I've noticed a strange sort of nostalgia develop for the late-'80s hair-metal trend, which puzzles me. Sure, almost everything is cyclical, and musical trends come and go, but it boggles my mind to see young people romanti...
12 days ago | Random Ephemera
Remakes of movies always seem to draw a lot of criticism, particularly when a classic is about to get remade, and I understand the reaction, I really do. Like a lot of film lovers, I threw up my hands in a "Why are they doing this?!" fit of despai...
14 days ago | Random Ephemera
When I was much younger I spent a couple of years working at two different movie theaters, and the experiences I had in those jobs have stuck with me. For the record, this was a long time ago, in an era when it was still cool to profess a love...
20 days ago | Random Ephemera
One of the cool things about Houston is how many things there are in the city that can surprise even long time residents. Some of these them are just oddities that pop out along the city's freeways, and others are quirky activities and places uniq...
22 days ago | Random Ephemera
Texas is an amazing place to live and explore, and the state's so large that a person could spend years traveling it without ever being able to see everything. Whenever I hear people from other places bashing the state or Texans in general, it's o...