Jimmy Olsen

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Friday Night: Rick Springfield & Spin Doctors At Arena Theatre

    Photos by Bob Ruggiero​Rick Springfield, Spin Doctors Arena Theatre May 27, 2011 Looking around at the Arena Theatre audience Friday - heavily populated by forty- and fiftysomething women on a little Girls Night Out - it would be easy to dismiss them as estrogen bombs just waiting to detonat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Spin Doctors' Houstonian Bassist Talks Grooves, Kryptonite

    ​Though they've often been unfairly characterized as strictly a "jam band," The Spin Doctors were in fact one of the more underrated acts of the '90s, particularly as a live unit. The group's 1991 debut, Pocket Full of Kryptonite, proved a commercial smash with songs like "Little Miss Can't Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Like You Didn't See That Nicolas Cage Thing Coming

    This is still better than he looked in The Wicker Man.​Nicolas Cage was arrested in New Orleans last Friday for domestic abuse, disturbing the peace, and public drunkenness (or as we call it in my house, The Wife's Undergrad Spring Break Trifecta). Let me repeat that: Cage was arrested in New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    That Other Sports Team In Town -- Who's Running It?

    Photo by Aaron M. SprecherI know I've asked this question before, but I feel that it needs asking again. So, seriously, who's running the Houston Astros?I ask because it came out yesterday that Cecil Cooper has been pitching injured pitchers, even though he knows they're injured, because they say th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Envy, You're Up

    Best In Texas music magazine can breathe a sigh of relief this month. We've found a new publication of supreme arrogance and ineptitude to ponder and dissect. Other than pedophiles, no group of people pisses Lonesome Onry & Mean off more than Elitist Pricks. Dallas is full of them -- not that Hous ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 15, 2008

    Best of Dallas Video Festival

    The coolest thing about our northern neighbors may be on video

  • Film

    June 29, 2006

    Recycled Steel

    You'll swear you've seen this Superman somewhere before