Monthly Archives: April 2013

Blogging “Django Unchained” (Heading to Candyland)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 I’m thoroughly confused about the spelling of the name of Calvin’s estate. The DVD chapter heading has it “Candieland,”...

Salting the Wound: Josh Hamilton Edition

When Josh Hamilton left Texas for the LAA Angels  during the last off season, he said God had a plan for him. It appears...

Jerry Jones: Village Idiot

This much we know: Cowboys general manager Jerry Jones cares so much what people think of him that he will shoot himself in the...

Coming Out is Still Brave. Ask Jason Collins.

People can be forgiven if they’re a little jaded about celebrities who come out of the closet. That’s because declaring to the world that...

George Jones Funeral Open To Public

The funeral for Texas native and country-and-western legend George Jones won't be held in his home state. He grew up in the Beaumont area,...

Museum Swap: The Perot is Pretty Groovy

Never mind all of the noise you’ve (probably) been hearing about the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas. The building is not...

Blogging “Django Unchained” (The Greenville Chapters)

Part 1 Part 2 • Over a shot of our two heroes on a plain backdropped by a snowy mountain, these words scroll up the...

First Responders Rule (Again)

A theme appears to be emerging from all the dramatic headlines of the last couple of weeks: First responders rule. There was, of course,...

George Jones (Greatest Country Singer Since Hank Williams) Dead At 81

He'll be "No Show Jones" forevermore -- George Jones died today. Early in his career, Jones tried to sing like his idol Hank Williams. I...

Troy Aikman Wasn’t Best Cowboys Pick, Mike Sherrard Wasn’t Worst

Remember Mike Sherrard? Probably not. The Dallas Cowboys picked the wide receiver in the first round (No. 18) in 1986, and he started out pretty well...