Johnnie Cochran

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Our Little Car Chase Is All Grown Up: Five Observations About O.J. Simpson Chase Turning 20

    The beginning of the Age of Twitter is generally believed to have begun sometime around mid-2009. Yes, some early adopters have been on Twitter longer than that, but as an accoutrement to our sports watching and as our first feed for breaking news, 2009 seems to feel about right. So for anything t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Health Department Roundup

    "Who's the manager of this McDonald's?" "Ain't you?"​City health inspectors were busy last week - busy enough to offer us plenty of dirt to dig through in the form of negative restaurant health inspection reports. For this installment we'll stick to the most egregious offenders, because if it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    If You Can't Text and Drive in Galveston, What Can You Do?

    ​In the City That Was Supposed to be Houston, famed for its throwback seaside kitsch and relentless resilience in the face of crippling natural disasters, the technology tide has turned. More accurately, the City Council transformed itself into progress-hatin' Dementors last night, entering y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2008

    The Osteen Trial: Brilliant Legal Mind At Work

    Two things were made abundantly clear at the Victoria Osteen trial today: one is that Sharon Brown deserves millions upon millions of dollars for being attacked by a rabidly out-of-control harpie; and the other is that there is simply no greater attorney in Houston – nay, in world history – than ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2003

    Funny Guy

    Neil Hamburger is so bad, he's good

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    Tango and Cash

    Chicago dances its way through the origins of the celebrity crook

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Kane Mutiny

    The industry's initial reaction to Welles's masterwork should serve as a lesson to WorldFest filmmakers

  • News

    April 8, 1999
  • News

    March 25, 1999

    Queen of the Good Ol' Boys

    The macho world of trial law is ruled by tough, hard-driving men -- and by Katherine Scardino, a tough, hard-driving woman

  • News

    October 9, 1997
  • News

    December 26, 1996
  • Film

    October 24, 1996
  • Culture

    May 9, 1996