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A Dangerous Job

Gayle Reaves
Journalists around the world are watching North Korea these days to see what is in store in that repressive country for two young journalists, Euna Lee and Laura Ling, who were recently sentenced to 12 years in a labor prison f...


Tim Love’s Appearance on Bravo’s “Top Chef Masters”

eric.griffey
Last night, Tim Love owner/chef of Lonesome Dove Western Bistro and Love Shack, and winner of the Food Network’s “Iron Chef,” competed on the Bravo network’s new show “Top Chef Masters.” The show takes established c...



Palin Leads … Herself Off Cliff

Jeff Prince
When is Sarah Palin going to learn? If she plans on representing the GOP in the future she needs to stop talking. Besides having the most annoying voice since Fran Drescher, Palin is revealing a thin-skinned ignorance that isn...


Loose Lips Float Ships (Just Not Yours)

Anthony Mariani
Kendra Wilkinson, Speidi, Kim Kardashian, LC –– just a few of the names that recently appeared on MSN.com’s homepage. I’ve seen them all before, the names. What bothers me is WHY I’m seeing them and why I KEEP seeing ...



Don’t Mess With Texas Spielbergs

Jeff Prince
A friend of mine has a teen-aged son who makes funny videos about being abducted by aliens. One day he’ll probably be making movies about aliens that gross hundreds of millions of dollars. Until then, he and other Steven Spie...


Nukes in the Air

Gayle Reaves
The fight over more nukes in North Texas gets another public airing tomorrow in Granbury. The SEED Coalition, Public Citizen, a Fort Worth-based group called True Cost of Nukes, and others are opposing the application by Lumina...



The Reality Is, I’m Bored To Tears

Jeff Prince
Hello. My name is Jeff. And I’m a reality TV junkie. Some people drink to excess, some over-eat, some are cigarette fiends, some are workaholics. I’m all those things. (Why the hell couldn’t I be a sex addict while I’m ...


Big Czech Event Comes to Town

Anthony Mariani
With all due respect to our Czechoslovakian friends who enjoy gymnastics, WTF?!? An odd moment occurs at the 2:50 mark, when the personality/host begins talking about the origins of slet to the tune of American composer Aaron C...



Post-Colonialism

Anthony Mariani
Flipping through channels at home on Saturday afternoon, I came across an aerial shot of a neo-classical clubhouse and part of a golf course over which the sound of two men whisper-talking proved to be exceptionally soothing an...


One Scary-Ass Future for Earth

Jeff Prince
Did anybody else watch ABC News’ “Earth 2100” last night? This was one of the most interesting TV shows I’ve seen in a while, even though it gave me a bad dream later. Combining documentary with fiction, live action wit...