It's early June, which means over the next two months, we are about to have a barrage of Navin Johnson "The new phonebooks are here!!" moments.
For non-movie watchers and those under the age of 35, that clip from The Jerk is my metaphor for an oddly over-the-top amount of exuberance for the revelat ... More >>
My mother shops and cooks for a living. She's there at Randall's or H-E-B or Kroger every single morning -- sometimes Costco, depending on the client -- with her battery of cloth sacks and cold bags, waiting for the day's haul of fresh produce, raw meat and canned goods to rumble down the conveyor b ... More >>
The weather outside was frightful when I rolled up to the mothership Spec's on Smith Street one afternoon last week.
But it wasn't half as scary as the demolition derby that was unfolding in the parking lot there, between the old school Caddys, the C-Class Benzes, and the obligatory and ubiquitous ... More >>
If you thought the 500th episode of The Simpsons made you feel old, consider this: The Oreo cookie has been around since before TV even existed -- and back then, it was made with lard.
In the 100 years since its invention, Oreo has become the representative cookie of modern American culture. Everyo ... More >>
What about a Costco card? Is that okay?If you're a Houstonian, you have three credit cards in use, and you have a total debt of $5,328.Many Houstonians right now are going "I wish," we're sure.But the financial firm Experian insists it's so, after a study that looked at credit card use in big cit ... More >>