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Brave New Mag

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Brave New Mag As the news business languishes in this brave new world of the interweb, Twitter-heads, investigative journalism delivered by cell phone, and 24-hour news channels, it might seem foolhardy to start a new print pub...


Eye-Opener

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Cross your fingers, close your eyes, light the incense, and keep repeating, “We are recession-proof. We are recession-proooof … .” Sigh. It didn’t work, despite all the happy-by-comparison talk of the la...



Commuting One Sentence …

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You’ve seen the old movies. The hands of the clock move slowly toward the appointed time. The warden eyes the phone – will there be a last-minute stay of execution from the governor? Meanwhile, the prisoner’s ...


Fish or Cut Debate?

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After Louis McBee filed to run for mayor against incumbent Mike Moncrief in 2007, Moncrief responded like an elephant with a gnat on his butt. He did nothing. Yawned. Went back to sleep.



She Can See His Hair From There

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It’s hard to imagine who would be a worse governor, incumbent Republican Rick Perry or Republican challenger U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. Unless, gosh darn it, your name is Sarah Palin, you live 2,500 miles away, and c...


She Can See His Hair From There

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It’s hard to imagine who would be a worse governor, incumbent Republican Rick Perry or Republican challenger U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. Unless, gosh darn it, your name is Sarah Palin, you live 2,500 miles away, and c...



Salvation through Science

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The title of the sermon tickled Static’s little secular pea-pickin’ heart: “Thank God for Evolution: How the Scientific Method is the Path to Salvation.” To be preached here in the buckle on the Bible Be...


Salvation through Science

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The title of the sermon tickled Static’s little secular pea-pickin’ heart: “Thank God for Evolution: How the Scientific Method is the Path to Salvation.” To be preached here in the buckle on the Bible Be...



Spreading it Around

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Static’s old Stock Show-loving granny used to say, “When life hands you cow poop, make cow poop-ade.” Why life would be handling cow manure was never clear, but Static vowed to make poop-ade nonetheless. And s...


Spreading it Around

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Static’s old Stock Show-loving granny used to say, “When life hands you cow poop, make cow poop-ade.” Why life would be handling cow manure was never clear, but Static vowed to make poop-ade nonetheless. And s...