Maher's latest doesn't astound, it stupefies.
On this day in 1945, a psychic named Edgar Cayce suffered a stroke that killed him. The famous sleeping prophet, who worked in Texas during the 1920s, was hailed far and wide for his abilities to heal the sick by entering a trance. He was even reported to be able to accomplish this remotely without ... More >>
"There will be weeping there, and gnashing of teeth or something I guess..." -- Luke 13:28, A Copy Of The Bible I Swiped From A Hotel Room Hello and welcome to Hair Balls' election night live blog and comment, where tonight I will be chronicling the mania of the 2012 presidential ... More >>
Heartwarming (the blurbs said so!!)There are some good, honest, entertaining and trenchant books and songs out there done by people about their memories of Dad. On the other hand, there's a lot of crap. Cloyingly sentimental, predictable, tear-jerking crap. Five of the worst: 5. Tim Russer ... More >>
So Tom Brokaw has some new book out about the 1960s called Boom! And a whacked out Dennis Hopper is doing retirement ads for Ameriprise Financial about how baby boomers can’t really retire because they’re the generation with dreams and dreams don’t retire (or whatever). And when the first ba ... More >>
15 little words changed everything for the Dixie Chicks. In an instant, the Dixie Chicks went from country darlings to America's scape goats, and two filmmakers caught it all. Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck were not in London in March 2003, when Dixie Chick Natalie Maines told a Shepherd's Bu ... More >>
Seven a day keeps the Kinky away... We've been regularly checking up on Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Chris Bell's MySpace page since yesterday's posting. The numbers are looking good, as political consultants say. Yesterday, he had a mere 121 friends. Today? 128. Not bad, huh? We noticed ... More >>
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston wants to take you out to the ball game
In a year when small movies came up big, picking the best was a Payne
A marathon through the downtown tunnel, a rowing venue in a flooded Katy Freeway, the javelina throw -- how splendid, how Houston!
Donald Miller has (re)written one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?
Dr. Freud, breast obsession on Line 2
Bubba Henderson says he sees all, knows all. Sometimes that's the problem.