Columbia (South Carolina)

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    Zapruder Analysis Of The "Wives Of The SEC" Feature On GameDay

    ESPN's College GameDay is the gold standard for preview/studio shows. While I state this as opinion, by almost any statistical measurement, it is practically fact. The show attracts a couple million viewers every Saturday morning, draws another several thousand to whatever venue the traveling road ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    Former Jailer Arrested for Allegedly Killing, Chopping Up Common-Law Husband

    Quote of the day, courtesy of a small town Texas cop talking about a dismembered body: "In Bardwell, we found a leg. In Richland Chambers lake we found a head and torso -- a head, chest and torso." That's Lt. Mike Hopson of the Ennis Police Department, southeast of Dallas, interviewed in connectio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Dynegy: Homeless Man Comes ThisClose to Buying It

    Meet the (almost) new boss, not the same as the old boss​The Houston Business Journal has ferreted out a nice nugget from the reams of paper surrounding the sale of Houston's Dynegy Inc.: Goldman Sachs tracked down and talked to a homeless guy who put in a bid to buy it. SEC filings show that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Blue October Cancels Club Tour as Frontman Justin Furstenfeld Is Hospitalized

    Chris GrayBlue October's homecoming at the sold-out Verizon Wireless Theater, July 2009‚Äč Live Daily reported Friday that former Houston alt-rockers Blue October have canceled a club tour that was scheduled to start Thursday in Columbia, S.C., because front man Justin Furstenfeld has been hospitali ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    Houstonian Survives First Day Of Amazing-ness

    Houstonian Jodi Wincheski and her partner have (apparently) survived to live another day on The Amazing Race.The reality-Tv show's 14th season premiered last night, and Wincheski was on one of the teams, partnered with a fellow Southwest Airlines flight attendant.According to this report, they came ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 9, 2008
  • Music

    October 6, 2005

    Rock and Roll Bestiary

    You already know all about this year's crop of wolf bands. We examine the tiger, bear, shark and lion bands, and offer up a rock zodiac.

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Paying for It

    Stung by critics, KPRC dials up escort services

  • Calendar

    August 29, 2002

    Play On

    The Houston Ebony Opera Guild follows through on the vision of a late founding member

  • News

    July 22, 1999


    Web designer George Kalas wanted to re-fight the Civil War. Instead, he started one in his own movement.

  • News

    January 7, 1999

    Business As Usual

    The State Bar of Texas tries again to KAYO John O'Quinn but can't lay a glove on him

  • News

    January 1, 1998
  • News

    January 23, 1997

    What Did He Do To Deserve This?

    Attorney John O'quinn says his big-business enemies are out to do him in. But the real source of his troubles may be closer to home.