Obi-Wan Kenobi

  • Film

    May 29, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Former Yes Man Jon Anderson Gets Close to the Edge...and the Audience

    Classic-rock fans might not see the connection between intricate, musically adventurous progressive rock and all-you-can-eat shrimp and shuffleboard tournaments. But increasingly, fans of this genre -- or Southern rock, or blues, or country, and even Rick Springfield or KISS -- have gathered on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Breathe, Houston! J.J. Watt's Elbow Is Fine, Despite The Return Of The Black Menace Brace

    I'm not sure if you knew this, stop me if you've heard, but J.J. Watt is kind of a big deal around here. Yeah, I know the multiple magazine covers and the Yahoo! fantasy football television commercial were probably a dead giveaway. If you've been out to a Texans' open practice, and watched J.J. co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    Biogenesis Scandal: Aaron Rodgers Vouches for the Wrong Guy...Ryan Braun

    "Who's more foolish, the fool or the fool who follows him?" -- Obi-Wan Kenobi, a long time ago (in a galaxy far, far away) I'm not sure there are any fresh angles left with respect to steroids and Major League Baseball, and in particular Ryan Braun. Braun cheated, cheated profusely, for God only k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Duane Brown Fined $7,500 For Not Punching Clint Session

    Duane Brown has been defamed​"It's outrageous man. Like I said, I was trying to help on the tackle when he got the fumble recovery...I was getting up, pushing off my own leg to get up and one of his teammates came and gave me a little shove, and to catch my balance from falling back on him I p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    For Anthony Weiner, Eight Awkward Dongs From The Movies (NSFW)

    Did not make the cut.​In my review of The Hangover Part II, I made a comment about the seeming preponderance of male genitalia on the big screen lately. The phenomenon has been limited primarily to comedies because, let's face it, penises are pretty damn funny looking. Judging by that screeni ... More >>

  • News

    September 2, 2010

    Our Year

    Will Texans make it to playoffs?

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Game Time: LeBron-athon -- Five Backstabbings That Will Get You Ready For Tonight

    Anakin Skywalker: Thanks for nothing, kid​In anticipation of LeBron James' decision as to where he will ply his trade for the next few years, shares of MSG stock rose 6 percent yesterday for a period of time before settling back to where they were earlier in the day. The reason for the brief bump ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Galveston Woman Loses Lower Lip In Drunken Seawall Donnybrook; Claims Clubgoers Ignored Her Distress

    Courtesy Galveston County SOcutline​Loretta Pearl Ramos, 32, and her beau Carlos Alberto Hernandez-Munoz, 27, were tearing it up yesterday on the Seawall in Galveston when Hernandez-Munoz decided he wanted to kick things up a notch or two.Ramos later told police that Hernandez-Munoz was "extremely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Game Time: Jedi Master Obi Wan Morey Strikes Again

    At some point, other NBA general managers are going to just stop taking Daryl Morey's calls. Nobody enjoys being made a fool of, no one aspires to be the target of an atomic wedgie on the playground, and no one wants to be the Imperial Stormtrooper that gets snowed by Obi-Wan Kenobi on the way into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    He Said She Said: Our Favorite Fictional Performers, Part 2

    ​Why is that sometimes the fictional bands in movie and television are cooler than real bands? Sadly, some of He Said's favorite bands don't even have albums or videos to speak of, because they don't even exist. The fun part is imagining how awesome their full-length records and tours would be. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Game Time: Larusso Vs. Skywalker, The Death Match

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Modern-Day Jedis - or Wannabe Jedis - In Pop Music

    ​"For over a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic. Before the dark times... before the Empire." - Obi-Wan Kenobi, Star Wars Sounds pretty impressive, doesn't it? Almost like there somebody had put together a detailed, well thought-out s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2008

    No More Family Guy For Star Furniture

    Star Furniture, the third in the Houston triumvirate of ubiquitously advertising furniture stores, has made a bold decision. They've decided to crumble helplessly in the face of some right-wing whiners. Star, along with Dallas-based The Room Store and Corpus Christi's Whataburger, are the latest c ... More >>

  • Film

    May 19, 2005

    On the Dark Side

    Why Episode III isn't the movie it should have been

  • Film

    May 19, 2005

    Sith Is It

    George Lucas at last delivers the Star Wars prequel we've been waiting for

  • Film

    May 16, 2002

    Shadows of the Empire

    George Lucas tries to reclaim his lost glory with Episode II

  • Dining

    August 2, 2001

    No Cash Back

    Some Tasca investors are nervous about the money. So was the state of Texas.

  • Film

    September 7, 2000

    Force of One

    The late Sir Alec Guinness was a powerhouse long before Obi-Wan Kenobi

  • Culture

    June 29, 2000

    The Final Frontier

    Sci-fi conventions are where movie stars go to burn brightly one more time

  • Film

    November 11, 1999

    Burn The Messenger

    A little Conscience converts Joan of Arc to near comedy

  • News

    May 20, 1999
  • Film

    May 20, 1999

    Episode I: What Did You Expect?

    It's Star Wars, all right

  • Film

    October 23, 1997
  • Film

    June 26, 1997

    Batman on Ice

    Director Joel Schumacher, not Mr. Freeze, kills the Dark Knight

  • Film

    May 8, 1997

    Star Lard

    With The Fifth Element, Luc Besson swipes from science fiction past to create a slick, vacuous future

  • Film

    February 20, 1997