• Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    The Foreign Exchange at Fitzgerald's, 06/27/2014

    The Foreign Exchange Fitzgerald's June 27, 2014 Fitzgerald's isn't known for outright soul revivals on a Friday night. Or any night, for that matter. The last one my father could remember when I let it be known I was heading there for some groovy R&B was a Hugh Masakela concert he attended solo bac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Robert Copeland: A Ponzi Schemer Gets Ponzi Schemed Out of $10 Million

    The Ponzi-er gets Ponzied. And pwned.​You are so freaking clever and smart that you have scammed $45 million out of 125 people in a Ponzi scheme. So when someone offers you a risk-free return of 30-40 percent on foreign exchange markets with a personal guarantee you will at least get your mone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Where Are We Drinking?

    I have little to no idea of what is going on in this photo, but I keep thinking of the foreign exchange student scene -- "Cheetah! Rawrrrr!" -- in my generation's seminal classic, Can't Hardly Wait. Leave your own thoughts as to what's happening in this picture as well as your guess as to where we'r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    HISD Says No Mas to Foreign-Exchange Students Automatically Getting Into Some Schools

    Au revoir, limitless foreign-exchange students‚ÄčThe High School for the Performing and Visual Arts -- a much-esteemed program in the Houston ISD that students all over the district apply for and compete to get into -- this year has five foreign exchange students.That means, HISD Chief Academic Offi ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 2, 2010


    La Migra, NAFTA and one piece at a time

  • Dining

    April 8, 2010