Recently, I was swallowed under a wave of memories while channel surfing. Thanks to some infomercial hustlers who were selling a DVD collection, I was spending the first moments of a new Saturday watching scenes from The Midnight Special for the first time in more than 30 years. My eyes were fixe ... More >>
Coming to a county fair near you...I'm going to hate tonight. For unlike these other liars on Idol who - to a one - claimed to have grown up in a Motown household, I really did grow up on Carole King. I have great fondness for Tapestry, which was in regular rotation when I was a kid, and have ... More >>
Don Meredith: Gone but not forgottenDandy Don Meredith, the carefree Cowboy and Monday Night Football star, is dead. He died at 72 last night in Santa Fe, N.M., where he'd been living a life decidedly out of the spotlight, ignoring most interview requests. He was one of a kind, and here are ... More >>
One of Houston's own presents a story of the triumph of love
View Five States of Texas in a larger map As any proud Texan can tell you, the Lone Star State is entitled constitutionally to split into five states if it so wishes. The scenario has rarely been more in the news than it has relatively recently, when Gov. Rick Perry played to the wingnut gallery in ... More >>
Smooth-jazz fans blast Racket
The pAper chAse isn't a weird band. You're just not paying close enough attention.