Bill White

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    It's Not Too Late to Buy This 6-Foot Rick Perry Chia Head

    ​Necessity is the mother of invention, and we need a 6-foot terra cotta flower planter that looks extraordinarily like Texas Governor/wannabe presidential nominee Rick Perry. It is for sale on eBay for $4,500 (local pick-up offered in Blanco, Texas). "The outline of his hair is surprisingly ac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    James Beard Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists Announced

    opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tears​It's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>

  • Film

    December 22, 2009

    10th Annual Film Critics' Poll: The Abridged Results

    94 critics voted. The results are in.

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2007

    Rizzuto's Hall of Fame Speech Readers Remember

    This video tribute cuts off the end of Scooter's Hall of Fame acceptance speech, but it's worth listening to just to hear him describe sticking grits in his pocket during his first trip south. It's got some great pictures also. Many readers shared their memories of Phil Rizzuto yesterday. Too true ... More >>

  • News

    October 17, 2006

    Stealing the Show

    New Orleans musicians blew into Houston on Katrina's winds and everything was magic for a while