When I do these wrestling posts, one of the things I hear from readers is that the amount of content and embedded video in the post will typically derail them for an entire day at work. Well, the last thing I want to do, as I pay tribute to Wrestlemania 29 on Sunday, is be yet one more reason the ec ... More >>
The WWF may have been the most patriotic American institution during the '80s and '90s; it turned Hulk Hogan into one of the biggest symbols of patriotism in recent memory. But there's a fine line between patriotism and nationalism, which the WWF straddled for years.
By using jingoist superstars ... More >>
The Free Radicals remain an institution of incredible sound here in H-town, having amassed 13 Houston Press Music Awards in the realms of jazz and funk since their inception in 1996, as well as making a name for themselves as one of the city's most prolific protest bands. So when founder Nick ... More >>
STRIKEFORCE, a California-based mixed martial arts promotion company, hosted their "Strikeforce: Houston" event at the Toyota Center last Saturday.
Among the results, Rafael Feijao unexpectedly defeated "King Mo" Lawal by knockout in the third round, Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza won a unanimous de ... More >>
I'm not afraid to admit it, I'm a huge fan of The Karate Kid. And I'm not just talking "guilty pleasure" fan.No sir, not only do I actually own all three DVD's in the Karate Kid trilogy, but my Karate Kid III DVD actually has some scenes that skip because of wear and tear. Yeah, you heard me, t ... More >>
News is leaking out of Hollywood that former U.S. House Majority Leader and mugshot model Tom DeLay will be part of the cast of next season's ABC hoofer ratings smash Dancing With the Stars. What hasn't come out yet is DeLay's plans to debut a new dance called the "Bitch Slap," an arm-movement-heav ... More >>
It must be hell out there for a Hollywood actor. Not only is every role
dissected by fans and eviscerated by critics, but no aspect of your
personal life or fashion sense is left unexamined. And you'd better hope
you die in as unexciting a manner as possible, lest your demise generate
greater notor ... More >>