This guy might become somewhat of a folk hero.
"With his wife and two of his children sobbing in the front row, Ervell Hoover, 78, left court in shackles Thursday as the only person so far sent to prison in what officials say was a plot to kill the abusive husband of one of his daughters. He must serve at least 8 1/2 years."I can't say what I would do if my daughter were married to an abusive husband. My first guess is, I'd beat hell out of the guy and move her out.
But as a protective father, all I can say is... I understand. The sad thing is, he will likely die in prison.
(I will print and send this article to Courtney's boyfriend this week)
Supermodel Tyra Banks is PROOF that supermodels, as a general rule, shouldn't have talk shows.
I saw about 10 minutes of it this morning. Wow.
This weekend, I'm headed to Louisville, KY for the annual Morris/Broche rendezvous. The reason for the trip is something called the St. James Court Art Show. It's an outdoor event in an old neighborhood in Louisville, with literally hundreds of artists, sculptors, photographers... strutting their stuff. I tend to eat too much, but I walk it all off. It's not like I'm a great judge of art, but I know what I like. I'll take pictures.
Anyone see the season premiere of Boston Legal? I've heard the criticism of David Kelly, the shows producer, that his plots and themes tend to get silly. Last year, I carefully watched for anything that indicated such, and found nothing glaring... although the uniqueness of the show is charming and it quickly became one of my favorites.
It didn't take long this season... the first episode was disappointing. The two main characters, Crane and Shore, were fantastic as usual... but two of the three cases were nothing close to believable, and much of the dialogue was silly. A mute concert cellist who testified by playing her cello, while her attorney "translated?" BAH! Come on.
Overall, the premiere was disappointing... but there were bright spots that made the show interesting and a welcome return.
It's also good to have House back, another great return from last year. Combine that with Curb Your Enthusiasm, Sopranos, Weeds, Six Feet Under, Desperate Housewives, Scrubs, Penn and Teller's Bullshit, Family Guy and The Daily Show... and I can see giving my big screen and Tivo a workout this fall/winter.