The music world truly lost one of the greats when songwriter Hal David passed away at age 91 following a stroke this past Saturday in Los Angeles. To borrow an old joke, the lyricist wasn't from the old school, he was from the school they tore down to build the old school: The artists who covered hi ... More >>
The Coen brothers take their tongues out of their cheeks for True Grit.
It's been quite a summer for bank robberies in the Bayou City. It seems like more banks are being plundered than ever before by a rogue's gallery that includes the XXXL Bandit, the "Master of Disguise" and the Bicycle Brigands. Whether coincidence or felonious response to a dismal economy, th ... More >>
I can't wait to hear her English accent.It's been a rough week: we found out the BP oil spill may spread across the Atlantic Ocean and threaten England's blessed shores (which, let's admit it, would be pretty hilarious) and dealt with the campaign in Afghanistan supplanting Vietnam as America ... More >>
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, rodeo bullriders, but we're rooting against you. Don't take it personally, it's just that when wagering on an average human male vs. 1,500 pounds of pissed off ungulate, we're taking the bull. And wearing that pansy-ass body armor isn't very endearing either. In ... More >>
Pinkerton guards are supposed to keep criminals at bay. But sometimes, they are the criminals.