And then there were four!
(I know, on the list of lame, cliched, bloggy catchphrases "And then there was (however many are left)" is right behind "Houston, we have a problem." but I'm still a little rattled from falling for the Dream Shake's April Fool's Day prank. I'm running simple plays here, n ... More >>
Arcadia Publishing is a company specializing in affordable picture-filled books on local history across the country.
They've done books on such Houston institutions as the downtown Foley's, and now they've tackled the institution-alist Houston institution of all, NASA.
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Not only is failure not an option, it's not an accurate quoteForty-one years ago Apollo 13 blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center, and things went swimmingly for a while.
Last year we listed our favorite dweebiest nit-picks about the movie; this year let's look at some favorite pieces of ... More >>
Inception is getting good reviews as a dream-based thriller, but there are plenty of examples of perfectly good movies or shows being ruined, or at least temporarily harmed, by dream sequences.Among them:1. The Sopranos with that damn Kevin Finnerty
Tony gets shot and then the wheels come off. We g ... More >>
Forty years ago today, the second-most famous space words ever were uttered: "Houston, we have a problem."THAT'S NOT WHAT HE ACTUALLY SAID, some people are likely screaming at this point. Yes, it was actually "Houston, we've had a problem." Deal with it.When it comes to Apollo 13, though, many ca ... More >>