Dale Roe is a lifestyle writer and columnist for the Austin American-Statesman. His weekly columns "The Buzz" and "TV Tips" take humorous and informative looks at pop culture, while his monthly live comedy previews let readers know who's headed where and when to make them laugh. A former television critic who has worked for the Statesman since 1999, he continues to write previews of Fall and Mid-season TV programming as well as reviews of family films. In between, there are always stories about beds of nails and tree-climbing dogs. He lives in Round Rock with his wife and two children.