Turkey day is tomorrow, immediately followed by shop ‘til you drop to fill that gift list, Christmas and holiday shindigs, and everything else the season entails. Texomaland is ready, too, with all kinds of things to do this week and weekend to officially kick off the fun.
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Author Stephen Birmingham wrote approximately 30 books, almost all of which were about the super-wealthy. And he had a good time doing so.
Deck the walls with flat screen TVs, fa la la la la la la la la! Pay TV and network freebies, fa la la la la la la la la! Christmas is here, on television anyway. Here’s what caught my eye this week:
Two years ago, Plano set out to make an annual music festival that wouldn’t rival the likes of the highly popular Coachella and Austin City Limits, but could maybe bring North Texas a bit closer to doing so.
There’s a scene early in “Creed” inside Adrian’s, that famous South Philly eatery run by the mumbling restaurateur Rocky Balboa. A young man walks in and eyes the pictures on the wall — photographs of the heavyweight champ’s legendary bouts, most notably his epic collisions with Apollo Creed.
Nov. 21—The local unemployment rate has remained virtually unchanged during the past 10 months, despite several new businesses opening and multiple hiring events.
Krysten Ritter is quick to mention that she never fancied herself a superhero actor. She’s not even, she believes, what you expect a comic-book heroine to look like.
This new Adele album, it’s a cashmere sweater. It’s warm, and comfy, and sumptuous in a way that disguises how ordinary it is. On a gray afternoon, you might put it on and look out the window for a while. It’s something you get for Christmas from someone who doesn’t know you very well.
The details about Diana Nyad’s historic finally-successful-on-the-fifth-try swim from Cuba to Florida in 2013 are jaw-dropping.
There are few films more environmentally infused than the highest grossing one in history, “Avatar” - in which a highly militarized mining company seeks to exploit the resources of the rich forest world of Pandora. But less known is how the film’s director, James Cameron, has also used some of the money made from “Avatar” to champion an array of green causes, even as he’s also using clean energy to power the film’s three planned sequels.