Earlier this week, NBA career journeyman center Jason Collins announced in a very well written SI.com article that he is gay, technically making him the first active athlete to come out and announce his homosexuality.
I say "technically" because Collins is a 34 year old free agent, so the likelih ... More >>
Staying up late on Thursday nights in February is nothing new to me, as I'm one of those NBA sickos that will stay up till one in the morning to see what Charles Barkley has to say on TNT's postgame show. However, yesterday was a little different.
Yes, I stayed up into the wee hours Thursday night, ... More >>
Every now and then, because it's the "worldwide leader in sports" and can get away with random programming heat checks whenever it wants, ESPN will try and force-feed the viewing public some ill-fated attempt to blend sports and pop culture.
- Who's Now?, an ongoing feature a fe ... More >>
Fitz and The Tantrums, a group Rolling Stone named one of its "bands to watch" last year, will be gracing Houston with their presence Sunday at Free Press Summer Fest. The six-piece soul-influenced indie-pop band likes to embrace difference. Influenced by Motown and Stax, the band lacks guitars, but ... More >>
We're going to mix it up a bit on Pop Rocks today. Usually, I stick with one
subject for the entire piece because I'd rather not depend too heavily on
snarky line-item entries. But let's face it; sometimes there's just too much
going on in the world of pop culture for me to focus on just one top ... More >>
Winter's back, the sun is gone, and Fox just put another Joss Whedon show out to pasture. This was the week in TV Land:• So, Jay Leno went on Oprah's show last week to talk about his side of the whole late-night debacle. (Out of every weird thing about the interview, tops was the American flag ... More >>
The weekend's gone, the sun is out, and the only marathon I did this weekend consisted of Whataburger taquitos. This was the week in TV Land:
• So! Conan and Jay are probably not going to make buddy comedies together any time soon, or ever. The growing animosity between the two -- mainly ... More >>
Okay, fine. We can deal with not having a lady president (still), but with the recent overflow of testicle-wearing late night hosts, it got me thinking, why no late night lady hosts?Joan Rivers tried once and was ridiculed (and yeah, Joan isn't my favorite lady comedian of all time, but come on, ... More >>