The Charlotte Observer

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    NFL Playoffs: Like Andy Dalton, Still Seeking My First Playoff Win

    Well, any chance of pulling out of my season long tailspin in the post season appears to be out the window. In excruciating fashion, the first weekend of the NFL postseason continued to bully me like Richie Incognito, jamming my head in the gambling restroom toilet and swirly-ing me into the poor h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    RIP Lorenzo Charles, The Man Who Broke Phi Slama Jama's Heart

    Lorenzo Charles, who will be forever remembered in Houston as the man who astonishingly ended UH's Phi Slama Jama's title hopes, has died at the age of 47 in a bus crash. Charles was driving an empty bus back to his company's depot when he crashed on an interstate in North Carolina. No one else was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2008

    John Edwards: Still A Houston Press Exclusive!

    For a while there, we were wondering -- as a reporter for the Columbia Journalism Review put it to us the other day -- "No offense, but why is it that the only reporter who has asked John Edwards the question [about infidelity rumors] is an editorial assistant from a Houston alt-weekly?" We don't k ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 10, 2000

    Born Again?

    Tammy Faye Bakker's back, but don't be afraid this time