November 2018

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The Big Easy: Hunting for a Haunt

At NewsFix, we didn’t just cover the Houston market– we broadcast daily in Dallas/Fort Worth and Miami up until late 2017 (when Miami went independent.) But we also had great partnerships with our sister markets …

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NewsFix: Dumbass of the Day

One NewsFix franchise I handled for awhile from 2016 to early 2018 was called the ‘Dumbass of the Day’– these were criminals so dumb, they not only got caught because of their ultra-studpidity– they deserved …

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KHOU Sports: ‘Bull Rush to the Big Easy’

Believe it or not, Sports is one of my greatest passions. I’ve covered so many big games and pivotal contests across the spectrum over the years– it’s really hard to tackle ’em all. From training …

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Hometown Heroes: ‘The Virginian’ turned Houstonian

One of the Bayou City’s best-kept secrets is how many former stars and celebrities live here or at least keep a home here. Big time stars like Beyonce, Shaquille O’Neal, Lee Majors, Chuck Norris, Jaclyn …

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Comedy Spotlight: Bobby Lee

It may come as a surprise to some, but Houston has a long tradition of being one of the top spots in the nation for comedy. So, it’s no wonder comic stars like Bobby Lee …

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Houston On Location: Apollo 13

One of my contributions to ‘Great Day Houston’ was developing a regular segment we called ‘Houston: On Location.’ It was a closer look at artifacts and other landmarks around town which appeared in movies shot …

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GDH: ‘Cash Cow’

When a Yankee visits the Lone Star State, they can expect some Texas-size hospitality. That’s exactly what we rolled out for ‘Cash Cab’ host and standup comic Ben Bailey when he came to Houston during …

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Hometown Heroes: Robert Earl Keen

The Lone Star State is filled with musical legends…like Willie and Waylon– and the boys. But one Texas music standout hails from the heart of Houston– and his story of how he went from an …

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Texas Chainsaw Juggler

Variety is the spice of life. It’s also the lifeblood of a daily talk show. That’s why I’ve always gravitated to all kinds of topics and guests– the more outrageous the better. In that spirit, …

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GDH: Great Gatsby

When The Great Gatsby craze swept the nation, we rode the wave by doing a full one-hour Gatsby show full of Art Deco decor and Roaring 20s fun! Here’s a peek at the specialized show …

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