Jayne Mansfield

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    No, God Doesn't Talk To Kinky Friedman. But Rick Perry Does, So There's That.

    Kinky Friedman​From the sound of it, the phone woke Kinky Friedman up. He was in Georgia, hanging out on the set of his buddy Billy Bob Thornton's movie, Jane Mansfield's Car. The previous night's fun had lasted until 5:30 in the morning, and here I am, at 10 o'clock, full of questions about his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2008

    Ladies and Gents, Give It Up for Ms. Patsy Ann McClenny

    A few notes from the South by Southwest Film Festival and its attendant events -- chiefly, for now, the Texas Film Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday night at the Austin Studios, where Dan Rather tore tail through the proceedings like a burning hyena running through a meth lab during a spring ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Culture

    August 31, 2006

    Terror-bly funny

    Pocket Sandwich Theatre stirs up a boo-ha-ha with It's a Scream!

  • Home Entertainment

    August 10, 2006
  • Music

    June 1, 2006

    Devil's Day

    This Tuesday, Satan's gaping black mouth shall spit forth...the new Ice Cube CD

  • Film

    April 24, 2003

    Raising the Bar

    At last, the USA Film Festival is back under the influence

  • Film

    October 12, 2000

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

    Robert Altman nails Dallas' shallow society to a T

  • News

    November 30, 1995


    Bronco Bowl owners gallop toward New Year's opening date

  • News

    March 9, 1995

    In The Name Of The Father

    Sheryl Lew Sterrett, daughter of a Dallas political icon, charts her own New Age course