If there were a String Band Hero video game, it's highly likely the music of Nashville's Old Crow Medicine Show would be prominent in the list of song options. Best known for "Wagon Wheel," the song that's as responsible for today's youthful lust for all things banjo as any other single track, the b ... More >>
Earlier this week Kinky Friedman was in town at Sigel's promoting his new Man in Black line of tequila. Jasper Russo (with Sigel's) sent me the picture above, and I sent him back a few questions for Kinky, since they were so chummy and all. Seven people and two days later, between flights and workin ... More >>
Don't you hate it when the waiter at the Mexican food restaurant gets pissy when you ask for a take home box of 30-40 hot tortillas? Or when you ask your neighbor to make you some like she did in the old country and she gets all judgemental and is like, "I told you, I'm from Malaysia."
Well, ... More >>
There's something unethical about that hair, isn't there? So shiny.The folks at City Hall aren't the only ones trying to slip looser ethics rules into places they don't belong.
A bill that cruised through the state House this week would force lawmakers to disclose more information about how ... More >>
"Ren is from Grand Prairie." This will be the first line in our next novel.We knew at the end of the last episode that this week's America's Next Top Model would start off with some nakedness. So it was really no surprise when silver-haired "TV personality" Jay Manuel told the girls to choose one ... More >>
Cleared out the TiVo last night after watching American Idol for DC9 and realized I just haven't been watching enough of the CW of late. I had totally missed that the 14th cycle of America's Next Top Model was set to premiere. And that, Friends, is unheard of in my reality-recapping world. So ... ... More >>
Guess it's time to bust out those "My Governor is a Jewish Cowboy" bumper stickers too.Kinky Friedman's been running for Texas governor ever since, oh, March, far as I can figure; that's when he told folks at the Texas Film Hall of Fame dinner in Austin he was running as a Democrat this go-round, ... More >>
Eric NealIf you're done with your taxes (unlike, say, me) there are a couple of shows worth venturing out for this deadline Wednesday...Local singer/songwriter Eric Neal headlines a nice local bill at Dada's Listening Room. Back in August, Pete did a nice post on Neal's Birthday Bash, also at ... More >>
Wealthy Waco businessman Brian Pardo spends his time and money helping death-row inmates he believes are innocent. His efforts on behalf of Darlie Routier have raised suspicions about her husband--and about Pardo's motives.