Sienna Bernal, a kick-ass kid we wrote about in 2010, who happens to one of about 200 primordial dwarfs in the world, is scheduled to be on 20/20 tonight -- Sienna and her family are incredible people, so we urge y'all to check it out. (ABC, 9 p.m.). Folks with this rare condition share characteris ... More >>
You've really got to feel for Katherine Webb. You all remember her, don't you? Former Miss Alabama, Auburn grad, and probably best known for being the girlfriend (still? I think?) of Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback A.J. McCarron? She (and to a lesser extent, McCarron's mom Dee Dee Bonner) were pu ... More >>
Documentary Évocateur is upsetting, moving and funny as hell.
The clock is ticking on Katherine Webb's 15 minutes of fame, and to say that she is striking while the iron is hot would be putting it mildly. If you are asking "Who in the blue hell is Katherine Webb?" then you don't read headlines of my stories very closely let's go back to Monday night, January ... More >>
We've written before about the Heimlich maneuver being pushed as an aid to drowning victims, and the problems a lot of people have with that. It makes things worse rather than better, critics argue. Leading the charge is Peter Heimlich, son of Dr. Henry J. Heimlich, who the maneuver is named for. ... More >>
Mel Gibson, looking up at Sugar TitsMel Gibson's lunatic rant has made it online, which means we can stack it up against other lunatic rants.1. Alec Baldwin. Things you don't want to be caught shouting at your pre-teen daughter: "You're a rude, thoughtless little pig" and "I don't give a damn tha ... More >>
Somebody call Swishahouse. Rocks Off has spent a fair amount of time in the Golden Triangle over the years, and the live-music options in the greater Beaumont-Port Arthur area are usually somewhat limited. In the next couple of weeks, for example, if you're not a fan of Pat Green, hillbilly hard ... More >>
Mindy McCready, who has both lived and sung country songs, is apparently feeling some heat over the sex tape in which she allegedly screws someone energetically and then, in an interview, discusses the ins-and-outs (or lack thereof) of having sex with Roger Clemens.Her attorney, a Nashville lawyer w ... More >>
Photo by Jim ParsonsWith the exception of legendary one-eyed bookseller Jim Brown, nobody knows the soon-to-shutter Alabama Bookstop better than John Cramer. The curmudgeonly guitarist in local psych-rock bands the Mike Gunn and Project Grimm worked there - mostly as the receiving manager - ... More >>
Amid the past two weeks of Michael Jackson worship, the details of his drug use were slowly leaked out. The man had done enough painkillers and random legal narcotics that would make all-star druggies like Keith Richards and Lemmy Kilmister shudder and cower away. It's funny that this small and spri ... More >>
The case of the Curmudgeon and the Amnesiac Drifter has legs. Inside Edition, the hard--hitting news program that launched blowhard Bill O'Reilly on an unworthy America, has picked up the story, putting it alongside such Frontline-esque headlines as today's vital (also Houston-tied!) scoop: "Fo ... More >>
Between serious safety and environmental concerns, the Toyota Prius isn't the angel that everyone thinks it is.
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She's glad her 15 minutes are up
Proof of Life kidnaps the audience and makes it beg for mercy
Former Houstonian Charles Kathryn McGuire has been a millionaire, a transvestite, a socialite, a political candidate and a woman. Now, with son James's first play on stage in New York City, she's Daddy Kathryn.
Cisneros and Medlar conduct a seminar on realpolitik