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Air Force One

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    Perry Sits, But Won't Shake, for Obama

    Gov. Rick Perry -- who apparently still holds presidential ambitions of his own -- gets to be the guy who forced President Obama to bend to his will. Like any politician, Gov. Perry has a few tricks up his sleeve, but it seems he does not shake on command. When Air Force One touches down in Austin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    Pittsburgh Got Really Hammered For Their Luke Bryan Concert (VIDEO)

    In the most recent Batman movie trilogy, one of the signature scenes of The Dark Knight Rises is when Bane sets off a slew of bombs throughout the city of Gotham. Bridges explode, buildings crumble, streets are destroyed, and Gotham's fictitious NFL football team plays in the shortest game in ficti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2014

    LBJ People Want Historic Air Force One, and Ohio Says No

    Even in the historic popularity contest, LBJ can't seem to win. Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy got to the White House on the same ticket, but the two weren't exactly best buddies. It was a marriage of convenience, because they needed each other to deliver their respective sections of the cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    JFK: A Few of Our Favorite Batshit Crazy Conspiracy Theories

    One of the greatest disservices Jack Ruby did when he killed Lee Harvey Oswald was unleash a neverending stream of conspiracy theories ranging from insane to slightly-less-insane. Most of these are benign, and in their own way entertaining; some, like deranged Orleans Parish District Attorney Jim Ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    6 Songs for LBJ Day... One's About His Dick

    Today is officially Lyndon Baines Johnson Day here in the state of Texas. The late 36th president's birthday was hallowed in his home state after he died in 1973 of a massive heart attack at the age of 64. He would have been 104 today. Johnson ascended to the presidency from the vice-presidency aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    UK Papers Explain Strange Concept of "Basketball" & "March Madness" to Their Readers

    President Obama took UK Prime Minister David Cameron to a play-in game for March Madness last night. As a result, newspapers in the UK had to explain just what the hell was going on. Basketball isn't big there -- it was the first time Cameron had ever seen a game -- so results were, well, scattered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Upcoming Events

    Photo by Katharine ShilcuttYou can even pose outside a mockup of Air Force One with a Secret Service dummy at the TAFR cookoff.​Last year, the Texas Association of First Responders (TAFR) Wild Game Cookoff at Sam Houston Race Park was by far the best barbecue cookoff I attended all year. With ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Silence Of The Hams

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttThis was a pig at one time.​Sad to report that I'm not clever enough to have come up with that little pun on my own (or even, "It puts the BBQ sauce on its skin, or else it gets the hose again!" - a friend came up with that gem shortly afterwards). No, the credit fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Please Make Obama Eat Some Cabbage

    ​I am worried about whether or not Barack Obama will be eating black-eyed peas and cabbage on New Year's. As everybody knows, you have to eat black-eyed peas for good luck and cabbage for prosperity on January first. I am not sure they have black-eyed peas in Hawaii (if that's where the Obamas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Pay No Attention To Those Military Jets Screeching Overhead Tomorrow

    ‚ÄčIf you happen to look up the skies tomorrow and see high-powered military jets wildly maneuvering to intercept and possibly shoot down a potential terror threat, don't panic.We're not saying you would panic -- you're probably a level-headed person who would assume it was some type of exercise. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Ask a Rapper: Brew of Dark Sunz and Lower Life Form, "We're All Hustling"

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Have something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email it to introducinglisto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    In Honor of Michelle Obama and "Shortsgate," the Best Ass Songs of All Time

    In a year when the biggest news stories aren't about war or the environment but a mentally unbalanced woman having a litter of children and the death of a creepy pop singer who hadn't put out a decent album in 25 years, it should come as no surprise that so many people would be up in arms ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2007
  • Film

    February 15, 2007

    Spy Vs. Spy

    Billy Ray takes on another liar: FBI traitor Robert Hanssen

  • News

    June 8, 2006

    The Plane Truth

    Houston minister Dr. K.A. Paul flies around the globe using Jesus to pull in worldwide donations -- unfortunately spending more money on jet fuel than orphans

  • Film

    May 13, 2004

    Big Fat Greek Bloodletting

    Brad's ripped and The Iliad's shredded in the scintillating spectacle Troy

  • Film

    January 8, 2004

    Chasing Mandy

    A pop-star-turned-actress tries to move into her "mature phase"

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    Tales of Rail

    Metro's incoming chairman loves to tell stories. Can Houstonians cotton to his next one?

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    KPRC Tops Itself

    Dr. Freud, breast obsession on Line 2

  • Film

    August 3, 2000

    Invisible Id

    Insipid Hollow Man uses science to explore the outer edges of puerile male aggression

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    Boots and Hoots

    Rocky Carroll crafts footwear for presidents and popes -- but not the Houston Rodeo

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Hey, Bubba: Give Peace a Chance

    UT researcher heads studies and a program attacking violence

  • Film

    September 25, 1997

    New Studio, Same Old Stuff

    DreamWorks's first film is a conventional tale of glam and guns

  • News

    August 7, 1997
  • Film

    July 24, 1997

    Going Down

    Air Force One nose-dives into an ocean of ennui

  • Film

    August 8, 1996
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