One day this summer, it must have been, a certain Mr. Craig Hlavaty brought a book he had found at a Houston-area thrift shop called (the) Genuine Texas Handbook into the office. This book is about everything you ever loved about Texas in the early '80s condensed into 200-something pages -- big hair ... More >>
Texas gives to the world, and eventually the people who do the giving die. Such was the case in 2011, when at least nine notable Texans joined the Choir Invisible, the Great Majority, the dead.
Without them, there would no Weed-Eaters, and perhaps the greatest college football/politician scandal ev ... More >>
The next senator from Texas?Great news if you're a fan of inept political campaigns, or if you just want less awful announcing on your TV.
Craig James, ESPN college football analyst who was personally involved in two ugly college football scndals of varying degrees, is running to replace Kay ... More >>
Most politicians, once their days in government service are over, go on
to less public but nonetheless luractive careers in the private sector.
They serve on corporate boards, become presidents of universities, or
enjoy a quiet retirement. Sure, they can't all be Jimmy Carter,
parlaying a lengthy p ... More >>