Daily Archives: June 2, 2012

Saturday video break: Superstar

Song #65 on the Popdose Top 100 Covers list is ‚ÄúSuperstar”, originally by Delaney & Bonnie and covered by The Carpenters. Here’s the original: I definitely know the song – it was a huge hit for The Carpenters, and you … Continue reading

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It’s just business

The fact that Continental Airlines once had a cozy relationship with the City of Houston doesn’t mean that United Airlines should expect the same treatment. Then two years ago, Continental got married, and it took a new name. Houston renewed … Continue reading

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Retire #50!

I was enjoying this story about JR Richard, was was inducted into the Astros Walk of Fame at Minute Maid on Friday night, until I got to these paragraphs: The Astros have been more liberal than most teams in retiring … Continue reading

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Roemer suspends his campaign

A moment of silence, please, for the end of the Buddy Roemer for President campaign. Today, I am no longer a candidate for President of the United States. After 17 months of a wonderful campaign, the lack of ballot access … Continue reading

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Robocalls versus illegal street signs

I so love this. The cheap signs smashed into lawns and along the corners of busy intersections are hard to miss. “We Buy Junk Cars!” ”Cash for Your House!” ”Computer Repair.” The eyesores have vexed Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober for … Continue reading

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