W. Somerset Maugham

  • Film

    February 28, 2013

    Kiss Kiss Ho Hum

    Jeanine Basinger explains why there are so few great marriage movies.

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Sunrise With Willie Nelson, Mickey Newbury And Darrell Royal

    Courtesy of Lynda Higdon​Back when Willie Nelson had returned to Austin from Nashville and suddenly become the hillbilly crown prince of the Live Music Capital of the World - which was not yet known by that somewhat dubious nickname - one of his most visible supporters was then-University of T ... More >>

  • Film

    July 20, 2006

    All Wet

    M. Night Shyamalan steps up the lunacy with Lady in the Water

  • Film

    October 28, 2004

    Hail to the Drama Queen

    Annette Bening brings down the house as an aging star unwilling to fade

  • Film

    May 4, 2000

    Literary Pretensions

    Based on Maugham's novella, Up at the Villa is little more than trash fiction in a nicer locale

  • Dining

    May 28, 1998

    Bliss at Bayou City

    The seafood-and-pasta joint doesn't put on airs. And doesn't need to.

  • Music

    April 16, 1998

    You're Not from Texas

    Deep in the heart of western swing with a Scot on a mission

  • News

    November 21, 1996