Country music has an interesting relationship with current events. Unlike other forms of pop that deal with one form of fantasy or another -- starlets forever falling in love with that guy who is just out of reach; aspiring rappers' dreams of a ghetto-fabulous lifestyle, for example -- country draw ... More >>
I am Kamran Khalid, a Pakistani journalist visiting the United States under the U.S.-Pakistan Professional Partnership Program in Journalism, a cultural exchange program run by the International Center for Journalists and the U.S. State Department. While I'm here I hope to learn more about American ... More >>
You people are sick.Pop quiz, PBS. Now that your government is once again threatening to slash funding for anything not related to defense or entitlement spending, and your continued liberal heresies have put you squarely on the chopping block, do you: a) Let Philip Morris start advertising ... More >>
Midtown's casually hip The Mink rededicates itself to live music.
As America prepares to close the infamous camp, what about those prisoners?
It's a bright day of publicity for one Houston firm -- they're getting written up in papers and on websites all over the globe.On the other hand, they're getting written up for a (somewhat tenuous) connection with the horrific terrorist attacks in Mumbai last year, so it's not an unvarnished honor.A ... More >>
Have you heard the one about the American food critic and the Pakistani cab driver who walk into a barbecue joint?