Back in the early 1940s when the U.S. Department of Defense was looking for some remote corner of nowhere to work on the Manhattan Project, maybe Texans were just a bit hurt that none of the out-of-the-way corners of our state (ahem -- the Panhandle) got picked. Alas, Texas wasn't even on the list, ... More >>
The wire services and social media are abuzz this morning because the manager of Usher's Atlanta-area polling place is taking some heat for allowing the R&B superstar/Bieber mentor to skip the line on Election Day. Rewind: Last Night: Usher at Toyota Center (November 23, 2010) According to the As ... More >>
Rumors began circling this week that Rocksteady would not be following up Batman: Arkham City with another Dark Knight adventure, and would instead be working on using the same style to reboot the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. For those who may only know the Turtles from their '80s cartoon, we can a ... More >>
Is the music industry stabilizing?
Ed. Note: Remember that "songs about Hell" blog we mentioned a couple of days ago? It's still hot, and here it is. maximumwage.wordpress.comThe Southwest Freeway and Loop 610, 4 p.m.There's an old saying in Botswana: "Shitfire is it hot!" Wait, maybe that was Bandera. Anyway, whatever hemisp ... More >>
So what if the total run of episodes was broken up by six years? This still counts: Leela leads an army of underground mutants in a revolt against the surface people in the milestone 100th episode of "Futurama," premiering Thursday, September 2 at 10:00 p.m. on Comedy Central. This sixth sea ... More >>
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