Is it dumb that I'm happy about Sesame Street adding a Hispanic character? And just in time for its... 44th year? Wow, that took no time at all. … [Read more...] about Hello, Mando!
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Looks like Robert Rodriguez is releasing another Machete movie, Machete Kills. Once again Danny Trejo will lead an all-star cast in to a "Grindhouse" knock-off. What I'm wondering is how Rodriguez keeps talking people into acting in these things. I've included the movie trailer below. (Found via Houston Press.) … [Read more...] about Machete is back
Houstonia's "What’s in a (Street) Name?" article was designed for any Houstonian that's ever tried to explain how to pronounce our street names to newcomers and outsiders. Kuykendahl is that one that stumps me the most. They explain it as "Kirk-en-doll. The absolute gold standard when it comes to separating the Houstonian from the non-." Photo credit: screen capture from … [Read more...] about Houston street names
In case you missed it, Facebook recently "decided" to change the guidelines that determine what an appropriate photo is and is not. This change will make it possible to take down images that celebrate and promote rape and violence against women. This article in The Telegraph tells us who we can thank for this change. … [Read more...] about How three women took on Facebook and won
Did you know that Mom are the top breadwinners in 40% of families? According to this article in HBJ, the Pew Research Center recorded that in 1960 that percentage was just 11. The info shows that there are two types of "breadwinner Moms:" the ones who are married and earn more than their husbands, and the ones that are single mothers. Read the … [Read more...] about Moms are breadwinners (updated)