On Friday, it was announced that long-running Houston alt-weekly The Houston Press would be shuttering print operations and going to an all digital model. In the process, the entire editorial staff save Editor in Chief Margaret Downing was laid off. While I was never a full-time staff member of the Press, I feel like it has been as much a… Read more →
Houston Press Cover Story on 1560 The Game
Wow, it has been a LONG time since I’ve written on this blog. Maybe I’m lame. Maybe I’m lazy. Well, I’m both of those things, but that isn’t the reason. I’ve been busy, damnit, and who are YOU to question me? I’m sorry. I didn’t mean it. Let’s move on amicably. Ok, great. So, anyhoo, I wrote a cover story… Read more →
My Personal Take on the Sale of KTRU
While I do maintain my blog, Broken Record, over at Chron.com and have posted there on this subject, I thought I might put some of my personal feelings on my own blog. Honestly, I’m somewhat torn and I’ll try to cover the angles here as best I can. First, it should be said that I really never cared for the… Read more →
Man Dies, but Twilight is AWESOME!
I’m on vacation, bitches, so suck it! HA HA HA!!! Ahem. But, seriously, I’m blogging for you, my people! That’s how much I love and care for each and every one of you, except for you – you know who you are. So, I saw this and had to post it. Apparently, in Wellington, New Zealand, a homeless man was… Read more →
Paste Magazine Needs Your Help and Your Boobs. Ok That Last Part Might Just Be Me
You know I don’t ask you guys for much. Sure, there was that time when I kept shouting, “BOOBS! I WANT TO SEE YOUR BOOBS!” at that church social, but in my defense, there were some pretty awesome boobs there and you know you want to see them too, so pipe down already. But, this isn’t about boobs – not… Read more →
Really CNN? Complaining About Twitter?
There was a lot of craziness on Twitter yesterday and the internet in general with regard to the dreaded swine flu outbreak of 2009. I read that the swine flu literally turns people into human/pig hybrids that allow them to hoof across the globe looking for slop…and love. I’m not sure if that’s true, but I do know that the… Read more →
Plane Crashes 2.0
Many of you probably read all about the plane that skidded off the runway in Denver bound for Houston last month. If you follow Twitter, you may have seen the passenger who Twittered about it immediately after. The immediacy of the internet demonstrated in all its glory. Today, a US Airways plane crash landed into the Hudson River. Fortunately, like… Read more →
Chron.com Flash Ads Suck
There are few things more annoying than advertisements on websites, none moreso than ads that inhibit your ability to view content. The Houston Chronicle website is fantastic and forward-thinking in many ways, but advertising is not one of them. Exhibit A While I’m sure Macy’s wants to get everyone’s attention now that they’ve announced they are closing a bunch of… Read more →