The Smoke Has Cleared...
Yep, it's official: Smoking has been banned in most Houston public places.
The Press has had plenty to say about this issue, in stories such as Keith Plocek's counter-argumentative "Got a Light?" and John Nova Lomax's Racket item "Up in Smoke." So now, for perspective, we go to the I Ching of pop culture, YouTube.
For a historical analysis, we offer this TV gem from the '50s:
Having trouble coming to grips with a smoke-free public Houston? The X-Files Smoking Man offers this wisdom (with subtitles!):
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And lastly, Motley Cr�e suggests an alternative smoking spot:
'Nuff said. -- Steven Devadanam
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