The latest round of anti-Muslim rhetoric to spew forth from the nation's right-wing extremists has formed from the strangest combination of ingredients: Canada and Campbell's soup. News that Americans have started a Facebook group called "Boycott Campbell Soup" [sic] -- which has nearly 3,50 ... More >>
Tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day, when everyone's Irish, yadda yadda yadda.How best to get ready for it? Watching a movie tonight would be one way. Unfortunately, a lot of the "great" Irish movies suck. The Quiet Man? Oy vey. Maureen O'Hara is nicely feisty, but John Wayne is as wooden as ever and the ... More >>
A couple of weeks ago we reported on the plight of Pol Brennan, the former Irish Republican Army man held in a Federal lock-up in the Valley on an immigration charge. A lot has happened since. The day our story hit the street, Hurricane Dolly tore through Los Fresnos, but Brennan wasn’t there to ... More >>
After living in the U.S. for 25 years, Pól Brennan is now stuck on the Texas-Mexico border
The year in review
An adopted transvestite searches for Mom but runs into everything else
High drama and spirited romance spice up The Last September
The General brilliantly captures a Cagneylike Irish crime boss
As The Boxer, Daniel Day-Lewis K.O.'s a weak script
Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt are shooting blanks in The Devil's Own
Some Mother's Son shows an uprising's confusion
Michael Collins examines the man behind the IRA
Beyond the Galleria, beyond Target - and sometimes beyond the law - lies Houston's last untamed wilderness of shopping
Blown Away isn't just about bombs. It is one.
Be glad that In the Name of the Father was made. But don't expect this Irish movie to leave anyone's eyes crying.