The Texas Presidential Election of 1838 was likely unique in the history of democracy, if for no other reason than its body count.At the time, there were two political parties in Texas -- Houstonites, and anti-Houstonites. The former favored annexation to the United States, relatively gentle trea ... More >>
Christmas, Christmas time is here. Time for ulcers to bleed freely and the roughly 22 percent of the U.S. population who identify themselves as "other than Christian" to smile through clenched jaws and wait for the adult contemporary stations to stop playing Bruce Springsteen's "Santa Claus is Comin ... More >>
Mike Tyson's many personalities are on display in James Toback's new documentary.
Call hell-raiser Hunter S. Thompson's style what you will — a new doc succeeds when saluting his substance
A gay escort finds himself at the center of a classic D.C. scandal.
The man continues to randomly listen to every promo CD sent his way, regardless
Edmund J. Pankau trades on his hard-boiled private-eye image to attract clients and speaking engagements. To find out more about him, we resort to some Sam Spade work of our own.
Painter Vladimir Gorsky learned how to work the system in the Soviet Union for personal gain. He discovered that things operate much the same way in America.
Robert Altman wants your attention, if not your affection