Category Archives: Entertainment

“The best songs feel like they’ve always been here”

–Merle Haggard. The Working Man’s Poet has died at age 79 on his birthday.     (Image: digplanet.com/ Creative Commons) There’s a good Rolling Stone interview with him from 2010. He was magical and ahead of his time. He called out the … Continue reading

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American Dick

Dicks are fine, first of all. They have an important function. If we’re going to call it a “Man’s World,” if that’s really how it is, then we must acknowledge that the world runs on dick. Amarillo is a version … Continue reading

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Look at the Pictures: Mapplethorpe for the people

“Art is an accurate statement of the time in which it is made” –Robert Mapplethorpe    (Portrait of Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith, via artpedia.tumblr.com) So many turned down exhibiting his work, yet he still matters.  He brought eroticism into … Continue reading

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Best indie radio

   (Image: clipsuper.com) Is out of Taos and at least a hundred others but Taos is just one. So is Amarillo College. The former: One of the oldest and still the best. There are tons of good ‘uns out there. … Continue reading

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Standing Up to Terrorism in Richardson

In response to the Sony hack, the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater in Richardson, TX decided to show a film about Kim Jong Il, a 2004 satirical documentary instead of The Interview. Scheduled for December 27th, Team America has a good … Continue reading

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Hollywood a Mexican “Slave State”

“But forget whether Hollywood is black enough. A better question is: Is Hollywood Mexican enough? You’re in L.A, you’ve got to try not to hire Mexicans. . . “You’re telling me no Mexicans are qualified to do anything at a … Continue reading

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Justin Bieber Face Times with Malala Yousafzai

Young girls of today do not need to be looking at a Barbie doll. They need to be looking at a Malala doll. I want a Malala Yousafzai doll. That’s the kind of gal that gets the attention and respect … Continue reading

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