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Friday Wrap

Friday Wrap: Ted Cruz vs. Vampires, Weird Al's Successful Week, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 05:00 PM CDT

It's Friday! Time for BOR to close some browser tabs and touch on the issues of the week.

First up this week, Wendy Davis cemented her place in our collective hearts after posting this picture of herself enjoying Texas' favorite fast food chain. (Special props for wearing a white dress while eating a meal that we can only assume included spicy ketchup!)

Below the jump, see which very conservative man Congressman Joaquin Castro ran into, good news for Ted Cruz, Austinites who don't understand heterosexuality, and more...

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Friday Wrap: Imagining More NBA Homecomings, Randy Weber's Pepper Follies, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Jul 18, 2014 at 04:00 PM CDT

It's Friday! Time for your Burnt Orange Reporters to comment on all the news that fits in a blockquote.

This week, someone created house flags for all fifty states using the Game of Thrones website. Here's the Texas one. Click on it to see the rest:

Below the jump, read about some big, inclusive changes to the Marvel comics line-up, and find out who the latest Beyonce Voter is...

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Friday Wrap: Caption This Picture, Pete Gallego hace campaña en español, y más...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 04:00 PM CDT

It's Friday! Time to close some browser tabs and touch on the issues of the week.

First up this week, we're so amused by this picture of President Obama having a lol at Rick Perry that we're hosting a little caption party for it on Facebook. Visit us there and add your own!

Below the jump, read about the worst 4th of July float ever, the "conservative hat trick" that backfired, a potential crossover between political and NBA rivalries, and more...

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Friday Wrap: Fourth of July Special!


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 04:00 PM CDT

It's Friday! Time for your Burnt Orange Reporters to kick back, open a beer, throw some meat on the grill, and watch a few fireworks. Oh, and also the Friday Wrap.

We hope your Fourth of July is spectacular, just like the San Diego fireworks a few few years ago, when a technical error, cause all the explosions to go off at the same time.


Below the jump, learn about Texans' grooming habits, read a thoughtful expose about the Texas Tea Party, and find out who called Rick Perry a "metrosexual" because he's not wearing boots anymore....

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Friday Wrap: We Will Not Yield, a Friendly Octopus, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Jun 27, 2014 at 04:00 PM CDT

It's Friday! Time to close some browser tabs and touch on the issues of the week.

First up, this week marked the one year anniversary of Wendy Davis's historic filibuster. We spent some time this week reminiscing on and analyzing the impact of that day, but here's a video from the anniversary event that really sums it all up. We will not yield.

Below the jump, get your World Cup scoop, find out what the Tea Party finds offensive, and more...

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Friday Wrap: A Blind Dog Sees its Family for the First Time, Big Trademark News, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Jun 20, 2014 at 04:00 PM CDT

It's Friday! Time for us to close some browser tabs and touch on the issues of the week.

This week, the Spurs defeated the Miami Heat to win their fifth championship. Go Spurs Go!

Below the jump, watch a dog video that's probably going to make you cry, see some baby elephants, and more...

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Friday Wrap: Higher Ed Unionization, Baby Season at the Zoo, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Jun 13, 2014 at 04:00 PM CDT

It's Friday! Time for your Burnt Orange Reporters to close some browser tabs and touch on the issues of the week.

First up this week. The GOP Twitter won't need sunglasses after this shade.



Below the jump, watch a great World Cup ad, see how College Republicans show that they're the "life of the party," get the lowdown on the bell hooks Hotline, and more...

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Friday Wrap: Quirky Texas Landmarks, Meteorological Sexism, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Jun 06, 2014 at 04:00 PM CDT

It's Friday! Time for your Burnt Orange Reporters to report on all the news that fits in a blockquote.

First up this week, a poll for the "Best Quirky Landmark" in the US. Several Texan standards have made the list including Prada Marfa and the Beer Can House in Houston. Check out the link to see - and vote on - the rest.

Below the jump, read about what Rick Scott did with the shelter dog he adopted, our inescapable fate if students are allowed to wear revealing clothing, and more...

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Friday Wrap: Tribute to Maya Angelou, Raising a Trans Child, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri May 30, 2014 at 04:00 PM CDT

It's Friday! Time for your Burnt Orange Reporters to close some browser tabs and touch on the issues of the week.

First up this week, a "Taste of America" bracket pits every state's most beloved or iconic food against the rest of the country. Texas barbecue is neck and neck with Kentucky Fried Chicken right now, and if it advances, it'll be a meaty showdown against Memphis barbecue.  

Below the jump, the latest on the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter and more...

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Friday Wrap: Wendy Davis Meets Tami Taylor, RIP Mac, and More....


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri May 23, 2014 at 04:00 PM CDT

It's Friday, time to report on all the news that fits in a blockquote.

First up this week, a sequel to the tiny hamster burrito video we showed you a few weeks back. Because pizza.

Below the jump, see Anderson Cooper blast that Dallas talk show host, catch up on the latest Jeopardy wizard, and more...

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