Susan Lucci

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    NBA Retro Zapruder Of The 1985 NBA Draft Lottery

    In the 80's hit movie Stand By Me, there's a scene where the four main characters, teenage boys (including a young Corey Feldman!), are sitting around a campfire and one of them (Gordie) tells a story about a fat kid named Lard Ass participating in a blueberry pie eating contest at the county fair. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    HISD Again A Finalist For Prestigious $1 Million Broad Prize

    The Houston Independent School District is once again a finalist for the prestigious Broad Prize, which celebrates urban education and who's doing it right. It's the third time HISD has been a finalist for the award, which began in 2002. The district won the nationwide prize -- which comes with a n ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 17, 2013

    30 Essential Texas Restaurants

    Eat here before you die.

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2012

    Golden Bozos: Your "Official" Live Blog For The 69th Golden Globes

    I know, we're all bummed out the Texans lost. But since you've been drinking anyway, you might as well crack open another one and sit through the one awards show even the People's Choice Awards can look down its nose at. I'll be updating this entry throughout the broadcast, so refresh often and try ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Saddest Christmas in Hyde Park: Neighborhood's Tree Stolen

    Starring Susan Lucci....​If this was a Lifetime movie, it would all end with everyone learning the true meaning of Christmas. And maybe it still will. But as of now, there are still plenty of commercial breaks to go before the story ends. Sunday was supposed to be the day to celebrate the se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Game Time: Jim Rome Smack-Off Appendix -- 12 Most Memorable Calls From The Golden Era

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2009

    A Christmas Carol: The Best And Worst Versions

    There's no use trying to hide it -- we're a sucker for A Christmas Carol. Any version of it can grab our attention; we've read the original countless times; the magic is always there.Charles Dickens was in somewhat dire straits. His wife was pregnant yet again, and the serialization of Martin Chuzzl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Today's Forecast: Cloudy With A Chance Of God-Awful Rap

    We have seen some white rappers in our time. But they don't come much whiter than Nick Kosir, morning weatherman on Beaumont's Fox station. This apparently is Kosir's third rap weathercast (Follow his tweets where he pimps himself heavily here.) It's about on the level of some slightly tipsy Junior ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Aldine ISD -- The Waiting Was The Hardest Part

    Aldine finally says "You like me!! You really like me!!"​Dewey Beats Truman, or something: Aldine ISD is no longer the perennial best loser in the prestigious Broad Prize for urban education.The Susan Lucci of school districts has been a finalist for the award three of the past six years without e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Oh, Aldine ISD: Get Ready To Have Your Heart Broken Again

    We've noted before how Aldine ISD is the Susan Lucci of school districts when it comes to the prestigious Broad Prize.Three times in the six-year history of the award, Aldine has been one of the five named finalists. They've never won it, though.And this year....they're nominated again. BY THE MOST ... More >>

  • News

    October 23, 2008

    Sam Houston, Ad Man

    Comcast's odd TV campaign

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2008

    Aldine ISD Is The Susan Lucci Of The Broad Prize, Again

    Remember, Aldine -- it's an honor just to be nominated. It's an honor just to be nominated. It's an honor just to be nominated. That's what school district officials will have to keep repeating to themselves as once again they have been denied the $1 million Broad Prize in Urban Education. For the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008

    Aldine Once Again A Finalist For Big Education Award

    There's good news for the Aldine school district -- it's a finalist for the $1 million Broad Prize in Education. The bad news is that it's old news, in a sense. Aldine has been one of the annual five finalists three times out of the six the awards been given out. They're the Chicago Cubs of the Bro ... More >>

  • Music

    March 14, 2002

    Age-Old Axiom

    The Axiom can't seem to shake its past

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    How to Divorce a Millionaire

    Georgette Mosbacher offers a guide for gold diggers

  • Calendar

    May 1, 1997