I realize that on the list of uplifting activities, "following former Astros" ranks somewhere between explosive diarrhea and Faces of Death 13. Life hasn't been easy since we lost our Major League Baseball team in Houston a few years ago, and when you lose something you love, seeking out the "wher ... More >>
After nearly ten months of talk, the rematch is finally here. Alabama. Texas A&M. College Station. Saturday. And while, in the grand scheme of things, we still know relatively little about either team , one thing has been immutably hammered home, starting with my column from the Monday after the Ri ... More >>
Saturday marks the 46th anniversary of one of the more surreal press conferences in the Beatles' career. One the eve of the band's '66 American tour, John, Paul, George and Ringo met with a group of reporters who only wanted to ask one question: Where the Beatles really more popular than Jesus? It ... More >>
Finally, the fantasy girlfriend is fiction.
Glory days, well they pass you by...."It's good to be in something from the ground floor, but I came in too late for that. But lately I get the feeling that I came in at the end, that the best is over." -- Tony Soprano In the first three minutes of the greatest television show of all-time, ... More >>
The Day After...everything was pretty much the sameAs the day began on Monday and rumblings of a last-second, desperation effort to keep the Big 12 together were beginning to gain traction, if the various schools involved had Facebook pages, their relationship statuses would have looked like this ... More >>
Meet Ron White, the Texas-born memory champ you'll never forget.
The awful truth about Nancy Meyers
The 2006 Collectors Edition
Protocols of Zion takes a hard look at those who fear Jews
Can Christian hip-hop save Enock from his demons?
A well-meaning ode to golf's first legend ends up in the bunker
The ArtCrawl becomes a zoo
An Internet fishing expedition titillates City Hall
Bobby Hamilton hunts the hairy beasts that he swears haunted him as a kid
Ray Liotta wants to know why he loses roles to...Owen Wilson?
Superb performances distinguish a new adaptation of Wilde's Earnest
As The Scorpion King, the People's Champ doth layeth the smacketh down
Bruce Campbell knows why bad movies happen to great actors
Heath Ledger's in no rush to be a star. Why's everyone else in a hurry?
With Cast Away, Robert Zemeckis unearths the part of Tom Hanks we've been hoping to find: His brittle humanity
Dead Horse Walking
The creators of Chicken Run find a little soul in a lump of clay
Julia Roberts and her cleavage fight social injustice in Erin Brockovich
Returning to the apocalyptic theme of T2, End of Days doesn't stand a chance in hell
Mr. Nice Guy makes Jackie Chan more palatable than ever
Too much symbolism (and too little sex) shatters Oscar and Lucinda
With The Postman, Kevin Costner fails to deliver
Fairytale is charming, inspiring -- and almost entirely fraudulent
Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet may be complete, but something's still a little rotten
New Heights crams the whole of Shakespeare into an evening for laughs, and gets them
1996 Summer Guide
The name of the film may be Othello, but Iago's the star