Daily Archives: January 21, 2005

“Bright college days, oh carefree days that fly”

One of the things that attracted me to Trinity University while I was going through the college applications process was getting personal letters from the chairs of the math and music departments telling me about their programs. Now that I … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Society and cultcha | 4 Comments

More Trans Texas Corridor stories

I’m glad to see stories skeptical of the Trans Texas Corridor being run, especially on the TV news. There’s quite a bit that’s good in this KHOU piece from earlier this week, but before I get to that, I need … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles | 4 Comments

Welcome to Your-Name-Here Stadium

This was bound to happen sooner or later: HISD ponders selling naming rights to high school football stadia. If HISD goes forward with the proposal, Houston would join a small but growing list of Texas school districts to plaster corporate … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Other sports | 12 Comments

The perils of pop culture deprivation

I thought that James Dobson’s bizarre obsession with SpongeBob’s sexuality would easily be the dumbest thing I’d read this week, but damn if Jim Henley didn’t find something even dumber. Do we need to start putting warning labels that read … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in General snarkiness | 3 Comments