Euro-American science fiction horror film is a mess, but a revelatory one.
As has been made clear, Gov. Rick Perry isn't a fan of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), and it seems the guy with the perfect mop of hair is even less of a fan of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius after her swing through the state Thursday. Sebelius was in Austin to try ... More >>
Mexicans pay in blood for America's War on Drugs.
You can't go wrong with a beautiful brown bottle."I don't drink much Mexican beer," laughed Justin Vann over the phone on Tuesday afternoon. I'd called on the beer and wine manager at Central Market in hopes of getting some recommendations for off-the-beaten path Mexican beers for Cinco de M ... More >>
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 >>
Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone.
On the front line of the U.S. war on drugs, a Mexican city bleeds to death.
I appreciate everyone's comments, feedback, kind words on yesterday's post that gave a diary-style breakdown of the 2010 Jim Rome Smack-Off and my perspective on where the show is now compared to where it was during the earlier part of this decade. If you missed it, you can easily go back and read i ... More >>
The Rome show may have mellowed, but the Smack-Off still deliversIf you're a sports fan in the Year 2010, you probably know who Jim Rome is. If you read my blog posts each day, you almost definitely know who Jim Rome is.For those who don't, I'll be brief with the history lesson -- Rome is a syndi ... More >>
Photos by Katharine ShilcuttThe first thing that struck me about the cans of Sierra Madre that were delivered to my office was that they looked almost cartoonish, like one of the Simpsons illustrators had created a satirical beer based on an amalgam of a Coors Light can and a Corona bottle. I ... More >>
Texas is the only state in the country where peyote is sold legally. Really.
Coen Brothers transcend themselves with this West Texas tale
Billy Bob's adaptation of Pretty Horses mixes together too many ingredients, all of them undercooked
A Simple Plan spins gold from stark greed
July 9 - 15, 1998
With a spate of independent movies, the state once again leaves its mark on film