In the movie Dazed and Confused, Matthew McConaughey plays a dude who just can’t let go of his high-school glory days, who hangs out with the football studs and hits on debate chicks. “I keep getting older, they stay the same age,” he says of high school girls, somehow making statutory rape quasi-groovy. It’s a great role, a spot-on portrayal of a character we all knew, someone who might’ve seemed cool when we were young but who we later realized was a total loser.
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And, um, on a completely different note, HouStoned has learned from a pretty little birdie that former State Rep. Ron Wilson was seen cruising around the Capital yesterday in his bad-ass orange Ferrari, revving the engine and spitting fire out the back. The turncoat Democrat was even sporting a muscle shirt. Right on, dude. – Keith Plocek