John O'Brien

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Houston 101: Carrie Nation Comes to Town, Hatchet in Hand

    The Houston of 1905 was a two-fisted drinking town, with more than 50 saloons servicing a population of 58,000 people. It so happened that back in 1903, a man named Charles Crook opened one such establishment, and as a raised middle-finger to the age's most formidable anti-alcohol crusader, named ... More >>

  • Film

    August 4, 2005

    White Trash

    There's nothing good about this remake of an awful ol' show

  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    Excess Hollywood

    In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise.

  • Film

    February 27, 2003

    Rockin' the Cradle

    DMX and Jet Li get down 2 Grave business