As has become commonplace on the Internet, when there is a person of color involved in something somewhere, it seems to race bait every idiot on social media out into the open. For this round, we have the recently crowned Miss America, a New Yorker who is of Indian descent. Yes, she was born in the ... More >>
Anyone have some whipped cream?
The 16th season of The Amazing Race wraps up next Sunday, when one of the three remaining teams will claim the million dollar prize and ride off into relative obscurity (go ahead. name a past Race winner...now name five ex-Survivors, my case rests). This season has ranged from Chile to the People ... More >>
"That's the thing about defining moments -- when they define you as really, really good or really, really bad, you pretty much know them the minute they occur; when the jury is still out on whether you're good or bad, ultimately you have to go back and find the defining moment." -- Sean Pen ... More >>
Photo by Olivia Flores Alvarez"Street Tempted" at Aerosol Warfare There are two arts shows and a play that warrant your attention before they close this weekend. First is "Street Tempted," an art exhibit at Aerosol Warfare by Galveston-based artist Gabriel Prusmack. After starting as a graffiti arti ... More >>
The Veronicas aren't exactly what Gloria Steinem had in mind.
Photo courtesy San Jacinto MuseumThe Gothic comedy The Miss Firecracker Contest closes on Sunday. Pulitzer-Prize winner Beth Henley's play is about Carnelle, a young woman with a less-than-perfect past who has entered the local beauty pageant in order to restore not only her reputation but her self- ... More >>
This was the hotttness back in the day in GalvestonFrom 1920 to 1932, Galveston hosted an annual "pageant of pulchritude" on the beach in front of the Seawall. At its Roaring `20s peak, the bathing-suit contest that was officially known as the Galveston Island Beach Revue would entice some 200,000 p ... More >>
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