If Michael Sam does well in the NFL, the movie that will no doubt eventually be made about him will have a much more satisfying plot arc.
The fact that just seeing the words "Ted Nugent" tends to stir strong feelings in the reader probably the best thing in Ted Nugent's life right now—except maybe for the chance to play "Stranglehold" to a screaming audience whenever he wants, or perhaps going bow-hunting. Still, to say that the Motor City Madman enjoys courting controversy would be an understatement.
The gun control debate may soon involve discussion of plastic printers. On Sunday, a Texas company released a video of its founder firing "the Liberator," a handgun made entirely from plastic parts that they printed themselves.
Ask most Texans, and they're likely to tell you that we are a friendly bunch. But, like most states, we have our share of bad apples. The Southern Poverty Law Center, an Alabama-based collection of civil rights lawyers and advocates, compiles a list of extremist and hate groups every year on its Hate Map, and this year, Texas ranks at no.2 in the nation with 62 active groups.
I don’t usually respond to email invitations from people I don’t know, but the invite from Judy Robinson, who runs one of Houston’s A-list estate sale companies, was hard to resist: “Estate Sale from the Houston Residence of the late Mildred Yount Manion II, Heiress from an Important Texas Oil Family and Kentucky’s Famous Spindletop Horse Farm.”
Beyoncé doesn't hang her hat in Houston these days, and rightly so: H-Town is a hot spot for all the single ladies, and Beyoncé ain't one. In fact, three Texas cities rank among the ten best in the country for unattached, heterosexual women looking for a date, or so says a February 3 study from NerdWallet.com.