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2003 Stories by Lisa Simon

Archives: 2004 | 2003
  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published December 25, 2003

    Thursday, December 25 Merry Christmas, Houston singles. Have you had enough silent nights? No? Then take yourself over to... More >>

  • The More Things Change

    published December 18, 2003

    The "modern" in Thoroughly Modern Millie has always been relative. When the Julie Andrews film was released in 1967, both social and... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published December 18, 2003

    Thursday, Decenber 18 One of Houston's most successful unsigned bands from back in the day is back together. Yes, Toy... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published December 11, 2003

    Thursday, December 11 Ancient Greece was a haven for intellectuals, hedonists, warmongers and mystics. But perhaps... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published December 4, 2003

    Thursday, December 4 It's not like the entire star-studded population of MTV's TRL is swinging through town to... More >>

  • There's a Doctor in Your House

    published December 4, 2003

    Dr. Phillip C. McGraw's daytime talk show, Dr. Phil, is fairly standard for a show in the Phil Donahue-Oprah Winfrey... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published November 27, 2003

    Thursday, November 27 Do you think cooking dinner means poking a couple of fork holes into the plastic film... More >>

  • Pachyderms Anonymous

    published November 20, 2003

    Have you ever bought into a hideous and uncomfortable fashion trend just so you wouldn't stand out? Or tried something dangerous and scary just... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published November 20, 2003

    Thursday, November 20 "Metrosexuality" -- the love a man shares with his scruffing lotion and his Prada pants -- is... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published November 13, 2003

    Thursday, November 13 Are you ready to rock en español? Maldita Vecindad has been infusing Latin rhythms into... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published November 6, 2003

    Thursday, November 6 Accordions aren't just for polka musicians and "Weird Al" Yankovic anymore. They've clawed their way... More >>

  • Lestat's Ba-ack

    published November 6, 2003

    Anne Rice has worked her Dark Trick yet again. With her new novel, Blood Canticle, she has brought back the first-person voice of... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published October 30, 2003

    Thursday, October 30 High school is pretty rough on the goth crowd. The black hair, black clothes and black attitude can... More >>

  • Weekend in Bug Tussle

    published October 23, 2003

    There are many mysteries associated with life in Texas: Why does it always rain the week of the trail ride? Why did the Oilers stop sucking only... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published October 23, 2003

    Thursday, October 23 Cue the fanfare: It's opening day at the horse races. When you head down to the racetrack, you can... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published October 16, 2003

    Thursday, October 16 We all fondly remember the heady days of the fin de siècle economic boom. Only the stupid and... More >>

  • History Lessons

    published October 9, 2003

    "I'm afraid 'Houston history' is an oxymoron." So says a Southern Methodist University history professor in Tracy Daugherty's fourth novel,... More >>

  • This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    published September 25, 2003

    Thursday, September 25The '60s and '70s were a time when worldwide revolution seemed imminent. It was a time of grand ideals and... More >>

  • It Once Was Lost

    published September 25, 2003

    We are all voyeurs. Celebrity gossip, tales of true crime and that fortuitous intersection, celebrity true crime gossip, keep the media in... More >>

  • Trailer Treasure

    published August 28, 2003

    Art aficionados know what to expect from a gallery show: white walls, intense air conditioning, expensive lighting and, on opening night, free... More >>

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