Joe Biden Elected President of the United States

By Terrance Turner Nov. 7, 2020 (updated Nov. 15) Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. has been elected President of the United States. The former Vice President was formally named as the winner this morning, after an agonizing four-day vote counting effort. Biden won the election after winning Pennsylvania -- a result that was called by the … Continue reading Joe Biden Elected President of the United States

Houston Restaurant Weeks Extended Through Sept. 30

Photo courtesy of Houston Business Journals. By Terrance Turner Sept. 1, 2020 (Updated Oct. 30; revised Nov. 15) News broke yesterday that Houston Restaurant Weeks has been extended through the end of the month. It typically runs from Aug. 1 through Sept. 7, but this year it has been extended through Sept. 30. The annual … Continue reading Houston Restaurant Weeks Extended Through Sept. 30

#RIPRBG

By Terrance Turner Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died. She was 87. The cause was complications from pancreatic cancer, the Court announced. Ginsburg valiantly fought colon cancer in 1999, early-stage pancreatic cancer in 2009, lung cancer in 2018, and another bout of pancreatic cancer in 2019. Just last May, she was hospitalized for … Continue reading #RIPRBG

In Bombshell Interview, Mariah Carey Reveals Inspiration Behind Two Classic Songs

Baseball player Derek Jeter with singer Mariah Carey at rapper Puff Daddy's birthday gala at Cipriani Rest, in New York in 1998. (Credit Image: © John Barrett/Globe Photos)

Mariah Carey and Derek Jeter in 1998. Photo from John Barrett (Globe Photos). By Terrance Turner Sept. 3, 2020 "It wasn't raining yetBut it was definitely a little misty on a warm November nightAnd my heart was poundingMy inner voice resoundingBegging me to turn awayBut I just had to see your faceTo feel alive...My apprehension … Continue reading In Bombshell Interview, Mariah Carey Reveals Inspiration Behind Two Classic Songs

Patrick Mahomes Signs Largest Sports Contract in History

Patrick Mahomes beams in this file photo released today. (Photo via Twitter @Chiefs) By Terrance Turner It should come as no surprise that the Kansas City Chiefs have signed quarterback Patrick Mahomes to a contract extension. But the details of the arrangement are nothing short of astonishing. Per numerous sources (including NFL reporter Ian Rapoport), … Continue reading Patrick Mahomes Signs Largest Sports Contract in History

At Candlelight Vigil, Houstonians Remember George Floyd — And Say His Name

Photo from Fox26Houston. By Terrance Turner Last night, a candlelight vigil was held for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School. Floyd graduated from Jack Yates in 1993; the vigil was held on the football field where he once played. Barely a stone's throw away are the Cuney Homes, a public housing project in which … Continue reading At Candlelight Vigil, Houstonians Remember George Floyd — And Say His Name

A Meditation on Happiness, And A Passionate Reunion, on “Insecure”

Photo courtesy of HBOWatch. By Terrance Turner June 1, 2020 This recap contains spoilers. On "Lowkey Happy", last night's episode of Insecure, Lawrence (Jay Ellis) meets up with his ex Issa (Issa Rae) for drinks. He nervously waits for her to show up, anxiously popping a breath mint. Issa arrives and quickly takes a nasty … Continue reading A Meditation on Happiness, And A Passionate Reunion, on “Insecure”

Roughnecks Remain Unbeaten After Wild Finish

By Terrance Turner March 9, 2020 (updated Nov. 15) Despite three turnovers and a wildly controversial fourth quarter, the Houston Roughnecks survived Game 5 on Saturday afternoon to remain undefeated. The Roughnecks beat the Seattle Dragons 32-23 at TDECU Stadium yesterday. They remain the only unbeaten team in the XFL. After a near-scoreless first quarter, … Continue reading Roughnecks Remain Unbeaten After Wild Finish

As “Lion King” Premieres, Beyonce’s “Spirit” Soars

Photo courtesy of Tom & Lorenzo. By Terrance Turner July 17, 2019 Last night, ABC aired its prime-time special on "The Lion King", the live-action retelling of the classic 1994 animated film. The special featured intriguing details about the making of the original film and its adaptation to the stage. ABC also included interviews with … Continue reading As “Lion King” Premieres, Beyonce’s “Spirit” Soars