Farrah Fawcett

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    September 1, 2011

    Top 100 Reasons Texas Is Twice as Awesome as Any Other State

    Merritt MartinOh, you can damn well bet this is on the list.​By now most of you dear readers are well aware of the Gawker-produced list of the 50 Worst States In America. Gawker placed their home base at 50, and the Lone Star State at 13. Sure sure, our placement could be worse, but instead of ... More >>

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    January 20, 2011

    The Top 10 Shows on the New ESPN/UT Network

    ​Yesterday ESPN and Texas agree to a 20-year, $300 million deal to launch a 24-hour Longhorn network in September. Planned programming includes sports, original series, studio shows, historical programming and academic and cultural events. More precisely ESPN/UT hopes to televise at least one exc ... More >>

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    April 15, 2010
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    October 15, 2009
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    July 8, 2009

    Richie Whitt 1964-2009

    Like it did with you, all these recent deaths - Farrah Fawcett, Michael Jackson, Alexis Arguello, Steve McNair and Best Damn Sports Show - got me to thinking about my own mortality. Today, the day I celebrate turning halfway to 90, I thought I'd dip my toe in the deep, dark water to see what it ... More >>

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    July 3, 2009

    Whitt's End: 7.3.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Any day now expect 103.3 FM ESPN to announce it has signed Michael Irvin and co-host Kevin Kiley to a new contract keeping them in the 11 a.m.-2 p.m. slot. Considering the show's uninspired rati ... More >>

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    June 29, 2009

    Will Your Texas Rangers Ever See First Place Again?

    Maybe we starting celebrating singles?Notable deaths in the last week: Ed McMahon. Farrah Fawcett. Michael Jackson. Billy Mays. The Texas Rangers? After getting 1-hit last night by someone named Chad Gaudin and losing two of three to a San Diego Padres outfit that hadn't won a serie ... More >>

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    June 26, 2009

    Whitt's End: 6.26.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope of merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Ventured down to the Mavs' draft last night and it was ... sad. Not the selection of Rodrigue Beaubois - though underwhleming - but more the lack of buzz. I remember when a much worse Mavs' orga ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    The King of Pop is Dead

    So confirms The Los Angeles Times, and on the same day Farrah Fawcett dies, no less. While we and the rest of the known universe gather our thoughts and Jackson Five greatest-hits collections, here, from the Victory Tour, is Michael in his prime. Locals will recall well the three days during the sum ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    Farewell, Farrah Fawcett

    Corpus Christi native Farrah Fawcett, who died today at the age of 62 following a lengthy and very public battle with cancer, will be remembered for many things: Charlie's Angels, her hair, that pin-up poster, The Burning Bed (she could act!), her David Letterman appearance. But locals who actually ... More >>

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    July 11, 2008
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    July 8, 2008

    The Greg Williams Pre-Game Show

    Behind the break-up. T-Minus 24 hours. I’m sure the Sportatorium blogdom is all atwitter about my opinions on Angels 9, Rangers 6. Okay, let me label rookie catcher Max Ramirez’ miraculous effort as baseball’s “Double Play of the Year”. But, really, who am I kidding? If I own ... More >>

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    November 13, 2007
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    November 21, 2006

    Robert Altman: "Hollywood Will Want Me When I Die."

    Sad news today: Robert Altman, director of some of the greatest American movies of the past 40 years (among them M*A*S*H, Nashville, The Player, The Long Goodbye and even this year's joyful A Prairie Home Companion), died last night at a Hollywood hospital. He was 81. The cause of death hasn't been ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 26, 2006

    Nerd Alert

    Comic fans rejoice in Plano

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    October 12, 2006

    Show Your Bones

    Take your teens to see the Dead

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    August 17, 2006
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    December 8, 2005

    Card Shark

    Amateur collector making a killin'

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    September 1, 2005
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    June 9, 2005
  • Music

    November 11, 2004

    Method Rocking

    Minnie Driver and Juliette Lewis have started bands. Come on, you know you're curious.

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    May 15, 2003

    Funny, Painfully So

    There's nothing Robert Schimmel won't talk about

  • News

    March 13, 2003
  • Film

    October 12, 2000

    The Dr. Is In, Out, In, Out...

    Robert Altman nails Dallas' shallow society to a T

  • Culture

    August 3, 2000

    The talking penis

    Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight

  • Calendar

    July 22, 1999

    Blowing out the '70s

    Bravo for the decade that keeps on giving

  • Music

    April 23, 1998
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    January 29, 1998

    Heaven forbid

    The Apostle's road to hell is paved with good intentions

  • Film

    October 10, 1996

    Everybody hurts

    The morose, human dramas of the '70s make a startling comeback in Secrets & Lies and Heavy

  • News

    September 19, 1996

    Combat zoning

    Lincoln Property and Ray Nasher play it down and dirty with homeowners