When you think of the big, international film festivals, Sundance is definitely one of the first that comes to mind. Held annually in Park City, Utah, the festival showcases new work from American and international independent filmmakers. Movie lovers flock to the city to catch the next Academy Awar ... More >>
Need some downtime for the NCAA tourney? Try a vasectomy.Yes, you read that headline correctly -- yesterday was "Day One" of the NCAA Tournament. Not Tuesday!
Despite what the NCAA propaganda machine will tell you, the greatest single two-week period of sports during the calendar year is not ... More >>
Another Friday, another Magnolia City Mixtape, assembled just for you. Seriously, we put in a lot of time crawling through the internet just to bring everyone up to date on the scraps of local music news floating out there in the cyber-abyss.
For this week's soundtrack, how's about this inst ... More >>
Tiffany Young-Hartley: Only Reese Witherspoon could do her justiceOkay, so it's time to get started on the script and casting for the movie about David and Tiffany's fateful Jet-Ski trip on Falcon Lake.
First, what to name this movie?
The Pirates of Falcon Lake will never do: it conjures Johnn ... More >>
The title of my post last Friday, "My Bracket Looks Like Edward James
actually came from one of my Twitter followers (@jamesmthomson). Like any
blogger of integrity, I gave James full credit while inside hoping that you
would ignore said credit and think that I was actually the one w ... More >>
There is a silver lining in a plundered bracket in the year 2010, and it's this -- with the advent of Twitter, you immediately get reaction to the various buzzer-beaters, bracket-busters, and inexplicable gaffes that make up the first few days of the tournament (and there were plenty). So whereas ... More >>
It's official: The Edward James Olmos Book Fair Houston Latino Book and Family Festival is no more. At least not as presented by Nuestra Palabra: Latino Writers Having Their Say, the organization that originally brought the festival to town. To be honest, there have been riffs with corporate sponsor ... More >>