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    September 25, 2013

    Graham Nash: CSNY's "Mellow One" Spins Some Wild Tales

    Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life By Graham Nash Crown Archetype, 368 pp., $28 When David Crosby walked out of the gates of Texas' Huntsville State Prison on August 8, 1986 after serving nine months for drugs and weapons charges, two people were waiting to greet him: Crosby's Manager Bill Siddons, and ... More >>

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    July 11, 2013
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    October 31, 2011

    10 Rappers As Movie Villains

    ​Cunning criminals, violent geniuses, charismatic characters. Villains give us chills and keep us on the edge of our seats. With more rappers now dabbling in acting, we decided to cast some of your favorite hip-hoppers as movie villains. Here are ten rappers and their evil alter-egos.

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    April 11, 2011

    Bob Dylan: 50 Years After His Debut, Have Things Changed?

    Today, April 11, is the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's first professional show, an opening slot for John Lee Hooker at Gerde's Folk City in Greenwich Village. It's also the golden anniversary of Nazi military Adolf Eichmann's war crimes trial beginning in Israel, but that's not really that sunny ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Bill Shatner And Liz Taylor -- The Throwdown

    Two classic thespians at the top of their game.​This week saw two milestones in the entertainment world. The first was the 80th birthday, on Tuesday, of Captain Kirk himself, William Shatner. The second was the unsurprising yet still depressing death yesterday of one of Hollywood's last true ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010
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    October 7, 2010
  • Film

    January 7, 2010

    Strike a Pose

    Tom Ford's A Single Man: It's better to look good than to be good.

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    May 27, 2009

    Alley Theater To Produce Yet Another Frank Wildhorn Musical; Stunned World Asks "Why?"

    The Alley Theater has announced its 2009-10 season; it includes productions of recent Broadway comedies Boeing, Boeing and Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps, which should be fun.But the announcement also contains much more ominous news, consisting of just five words: Yet. Another. Frank. Wildhorn. Mus ... More >>

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    February 4, 2009

    Classic Rock Corner: Graham Nash Interviewed

    There isn't much mystery to Graham Nash. Not that that's a bad thing at all. In fact, if you want to know how the British expat with the distinctive tenor vocals feels about anything - political and social issues, fellow musicians, his wife and children even religion - it's all right there in his so ... More >>

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    September 21, 2007

    From the Stacks: DJ Shorty's Faves

    DJ Shorty, somewhat cryptically, selects a few favorites: 1. Can, Monster Movie 2. Sun-Ra, Heliocentric World, vols. 1 & 2 (“I’ll let you raid my Sun-Ra if you’re willing to pay the price - I’ve got 35 Sun-Ra records”) 3. Banco, first album (“The Italian King Crimson”) 4. Goblin, S ... More >>

  • News

    May 24, 2007

    Funny Business

    Once upon a time Houston was a hot spot for comedy clubs. Now it's anybody's guess on who'll turn out on any given night

  • Film

    April 12, 2007


    With Hitchcock in its rear window, bland voyeur thriller does its best not to perturb(ia)

  • Film

    December 21, 2006

    Like Herding Sheep

    De Niro takes a loooong, sloooow look at the history of the CIA

  • Culture

    September 28, 2006
  • Film

    August 18, 2005

    Flight Risk

    Wes Craven takes a cue from Hitchcock aboard the Red Eye

  • Calendar

    October 14, 2004

    Village Voices

    Irving Penn's iconic, never-before-seen photos of Africa make an exclusive stop at the MFAH

  • Calendar

    July 22, 2004

    Half and Half

    Watch as a couple calls it quits

  • Calendar

    March 18, 2004

    Capturing Friedman

    Texas's renaissance man waxes political and philosophical

  • News

    August 7, 2003

    FOB Story

    Sunil Thakkar's a plenty cool Indian-American. But he wants his socially pathetic Fresh-Off-the-Boat past to work mainstream cinema magic.

  • Culture

    May 1, 2003

    Of Boobs and Blood

    Troma's Lloyd Kaufman has guts, all over the floor

  • Culture

    April 25, 2002

    Lazarus, Reborn

    Peter Bogdanovich wasn't dead. He was just acting like it.

  • Culture

    August 9, 2001

    Dust to Dust

    Once more, a man calls upon the troops to save The Alamo, before it's gone forever

  • Film

    December 21, 2000

    Rewriting History

    Gus Van Sant goes Good Will Hunting one more time with Finding Forrester

  • Film

    July 20, 2000

    Mystery Men

    Comic-book characters remain two-dimensional in the special effects-laden X-Men

  • Film

    June 1, 2000

    Mission 2: Successful

    With a head full of Notorious thoughts, director John Woo leads the charge in the visceral M:I-2

  • Film

    November 18, 1999

    Lynch Mob Returns?

    Former fans uncertain of the new direction for a dynamic director

  • Film

    March 12, 1998
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    June 26, 1997

    Twin Towers

    Travolta and Cage make Face/Off more than skin-deep

  • Film

    January 11, 1996
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    June 1, 1995

    Flings, First and Final

    Two new romances approach doomed passion, as seen at different ages and stages

  • Calendar

    May 18, 1995
  • Film

    February 9, 1995