2 days ago | Random Ephemera
Until relatively recently, the idea of society abandoning cars that people have to control themselves in favor of driverless vehicles seemed like something out of a science fiction movie. Sure, we've been promised Jetson-style flying cars since at...
7 days ago | Visual Arts
Marilyn Minter is the type of artist whose work provokes strong reactions from people, as she addresses themes of glamour, sex, and the ways in which femininity and desire are portrayed in our society. Her first major retrospective, Pretty/Dirty, ...
14 days ago | Classic Rock Corner
Rock music has been around for almost 60 years now, and has had plenty of time to spawn countless rumors and legends about the stars who' have been a part of its history. It's amazing that some of the more ridiculous ones ever gained much traction...
16 days ago | Nature
Texas has a deserved reputation as a rugged state, and it certainly has its fair share of wildlife that it's best to avoid when possible. Texas also scores high in the creepy critter department, with countless varieties of insects and spiders choo...
21 days ago | Pop Culture
Prank shows have been popular on television since the beginning of TV broadcasting, with the legendary "Candid Camera" show first airing in 1948 and running through the 1970s. That show has been revived off and on since then, continuing into the p...
26 days ago | Random Ephemera
The 4th of July is upon us, as Americans all over the country prepare to celebrate our nation's biggest patriotic holiday in grand style. Fireworks have been a part of those festivities since the very beginning, when founding father John Adams env...