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 >>
"There are rules for policemen. I mean, critics."While looking for ways to avoid writing about Charlie Sheen again researching topics for today's column, I found myself going through Roger Ebert's web site over at the Chicago Sun-Times.
Christ, but that guy writes a lot. He was fairly prolif ... More >>
myspace.com/damonbramblettJesse Dayton recently wrote to us that he's cutting two of Damon Bramblett's songs on his next album. Dayton compared Bramblett to Mike Stinson as one of the cream of Texas' current songwriter crop.
In the early 2000s, Austinite Bramblett was a hot item on the exploding ... More >>
Before I'm accused of size discrimination, a little source material:
If you've spent even five second on the internets in the last two days,
you're aware of the escalating
hostilities between movie director/"person of size" Kevin Smith and
Smith, 39, originally purchased two ... More >>
Southwest Airlines, the pride of Texas, has picked on the wrong fat guy.Kevin Smith, the director of Clerks and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, was tossed off a Southwest plane this weekend in Oakland because he was deemed a safety risk because of his weight.Like any modern person, he took his ou ... More >>
I'm going to step away from the sarcasm for a minute and present you with an honest overture that will hopefully foster understanding and goodwill between yours truly and certain segments of the Hair Balls readership. To wit: can somebody -- anybody -- tell me what tell me what the big deal is a ... More >>
Good news, all you fans of condensed screen versions of self-indulgent Mormon vampire pseudo-erotic clit-tease fantasies: Twilight: New Moon is being released in only eight days. Rocks Off, accustomed to scorn from literary snobs for his steadfast support of the Harry Potter series, actually pick ... More >>
Between The Buried And Me, Devin Townsend Band, Cynic, Scale The Summit: Mon., Jan. 11. Meridian.
Billy Dean: Fri., April 16. Dosey Doe Coffee Company.
Bobby Bare: Sat., May 22. Dosey Doe Coffee Company.
"The Canvas Grand Opening" With Chase Hamblin, listenlisten, Sideshow Tramps, The Mighty Orq ... More >>
Last week saw the commemoration of a dark milestone in our country's
history. Millions of Americans used this anniversary as an opportunity
to reflect on the misery and hardship many are still enduring as a
result. In writing this, I hope not only to correct certain revisionist
interpretations o ... More >>
"Wine Me Up," live at D&L's Texas Music Cafe, Austin, SXSW 2005
I remember a time when it seemed like I went to Blanco's every week. If it wasn't the Hollisters, it was folks like Jim Lauderdale or Chris Wall or some other totally legit act that would pack the little joint like a sardine can. ... More >>