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Friday Wrap

Friday Wrap: Houston ISD Changes Offensive Mascots, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Apr 18, 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 DNC put together this video:

Our new video 'Law and Disorder: Republican Governors Unit' questions the Republicans' promises of "leadership" while being plagued by scandals - from Chris Christie's "Bridgegate" and Scott Walker's "John Doe I & II" to former Governor Bob McDonnell's indictment, Nathan Deal's ethics investigation and Rick Perry's case before a grand jury.

Below the jump, Brittany Griner reflects on Baylor, Manischewitz's new owner, and more...

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Friday Wrap: Ken Mercer Needs a Latin American Studies Class, Basketball Wrap-Up, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Apr 11, 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 map that gives you an idea of just how big Texas really is.

Texas is, at its tallest point, about 800 miles across, and the area in red shows everything that's within an 800 mile radius of Texas. That means, for example, Corpus Christi is closer to Cuba than it is to Denver!

Below the jump, catch up on your Texas NBA teams, check out BOR's nod from Pew Research, and more...

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Friday Wrap: a Kinky Friedman Campaign Song, the Race to Replace Rob Ford, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Apr 04, 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.

Let's kick off this week with a rousing in-flight rendition of The Circle of Life, from the Australian cast of the Lion King.

Below the jump, catch up on your cryptozoology with a chupacabra sighting, groan at a seafood pun, and more...

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Friday Wrap: An Amazing Fire Rescue, Enterprising Girl Scouts, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Mar 28, 2014 at 05:30 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, jump on the 2048 bandwagon with this Wendy Davis & Leticia Van de Putte themed version of the game.

Below the jump, read all about Blake Farenthold's newest enemy, how conspiracy theories emerge on Facebook, and the absolute worst Craigslist ad we saw this week...

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Friday Wrap: A Game of Thrones Easter Egg, a Nelly Renaissance, a Dancing Congressman, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 05:30 PM CDT

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

First up this week, a hubbub over a haboob.

Below the jump, read about the end of civilization, David Dewhurst's outdated meme usage, fictional Texas tragedies, and more...

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Friday Wrap: Known Avocado Hater Ted Cruz Plans Mexican Dinner with Cory Booker, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Mar 14, 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.

Kick off this week with some vintage McConaughey. Before he was Academy Award Winner Matthey McConaughey, the thespian put in his time doing some bare-chested lawn mowing, and other acting, in an Unsolved Mysteries re-enactment.

Below the jump, read about the reaction to Justin Bieber's SXSW performance, thoughts on the "barista class," and more...

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Friday Wrap: Remember the Alamo, a Patriotic Rendition of the National Anthem, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Feb 28, 2014 at 04:00 PM CST

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

This week marked the 178th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of the Alamo. Celebrate by watching this Drunk History clip partially recounting the tale.

Below the jump, catch up on the conversation surrounding race and the Fantastic Four cast, a super fast Texan car, and more...

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Friday Wrap: A Father-Son Tribcast Intro, Wall Street Secret Societies, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Feb 21, 2014 at 04:00 PM CST

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

This week, we got a hot tip that Stop Tony Meow, a browser extension intended to replace all pictures of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott with pictures of cats, also works for Greg Abbott. Try it, it might improve your internet browsing experience.

Below the jump, read about contraception in America's zoos, the fight that the chairman of the Orange County Republican Party got into, and more...

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Friday Wrap: Chuck Norris's Governor Endorsement, the Spanish Inquisition Apology, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 05:00 PM CST

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

Let's not delay, the best thing that happened this week was a mashup video of an old Evgeni Plushenko figure skating routine... set to Ginuwine's Pony.

Below the jump, read about the San Antonio Zoo's terrible treatment of elephants, David Dewhurst's debt, and other, less alliterative, blurbs...

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Friday Wrap: Most Sexist Super Bowl Commercials, Funny Wet Cats, and More...


by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 04:00 PM CST

It's Friday! Huddle around some of these blurbs for warmth.

Let's start off this week with that Coke ad from the Super Bowl that celebrated our nation's diversity.

Below the jump, read about how Canada responded to Sochi's sexist policies, progress on the Jurassic Park sequel, and more...

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