My voyage with the Star Trek universe was captained by my grandfather Glen, or Papaw as we called him. He loved the show and the movies, and shared them with my brothers and me when we would visit him during the summers of our childhood. I never cared for the show, but the movies have always been close to my heart. Like GI Joe and Star Wars, both gems of childhood, I’m always precarious to try to rule a fair verdict on their re-births into the pop culture lexicon through film and other mediums, but who am I kidding, I review them all anyway.
Some Lubbock locals may have been too tied up with Mother’s Day arrangements to slow down for a quick beer this past weekend. Reasonably, many would not consider the bar environment an appropriate setting to bring mom along. However, being that Lubbock’s 2nd annual Blues and Brews Festival took place on Saturday May 11th a few locals managed to kill two birds with one stone.
Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s "Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!" travels across the country to find out where the U.S. Constitution lives, how it works and how it doesn’t… how it unites us as a nation and how it has nearly torn us apart. The four-part series airs Tuesdays in May at 8pm on Channel 5.