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Ashley Judd

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    January 2, 2014

    The Top 10 Houston Sports Stories of 2013

    Let's call 2013 a transition year for sports in Houston. That's the polite way of saying it, for the most part, really, really sucked. There were very few "up" moments in 2013 even if you go all the way back to the playoffs for the Texans and Rockets -- remember when the Texans made the playoffs? I ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    Jamie Lee Curtis Speaks at Drug Council Fundraiser, Michael Myers Nowhere to Be Seen

    It was nice to hear Jamie Lee Curtis talk about something other than yogurt that helps you poop, for a change. The Curtis who gave a speech Thursday at a fundraising luncheon for the Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houstonwasn't the smiley Activia-fairy who magically appears whenever a woman somewhere ... More >>

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    April 10, 2013

    The Wait Is Finally Over!!: Way-Too-Early Odds On March Madness 2014 Are Out

    As is the case in almost everything in 2013, the shelf life for enjoyment of the 2013 NCAA men's championship game (a thrilling 82-76 Louisville win over Michigan) was a total of about five minutes before we started looking ahead to 2013-2014. Almost immediately after the game was over, already odd ... More >>

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    April 5, 2013

    Google Glass: Are Companies Serious with Digital Glasses?

    Who remembers the computer on a watch? No, not the iWatch, which Apple is marketing that will probably bomb, but the terrible little Texas Instruments or IBM computer in a wristwatch that was popular with nerds, geeks, dorks and all the doughy math freaks of the 80s. Not ringing a bell? That's beca ... More >>

  • Film

    August 9, 2012

    Killer Joe

    Finger-lickin' wrong

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    January 10, 2012

    Pop Rocks: You're Not Fooling Anyone, Downton Abbey

    A quick survey of my friends' status updates on Facebook Sunday night confirmed what I'd suspected for weeks: 200% of them were watching something called Downton Abbey. Season 2 just debuted on Masterpiece Classic on PBS, you see, and people responded with an enthusiasm usually reserved for when s ... More >>

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    January 10, 2012

    Pop Rocks: I'm On To You, Downton Abbey

    A quick survey of my friends' status updates on Facebook Sunday night confirmed what I'd suspected for weeks: 200 percent of them were watching something called Downton Abbey. Season 2 just debuted on Masterpiece Classic on PBS you see, and people responded with an enthusiasm usually reserved for ... More >>

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    December 28, 2011

    Ask a Rapper: The 10 Best Posts of 2011

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email sheaserrano@gmail.com. Lik ... More >>

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    July 18, 2011

    Double Jeopardy and Roger Clemens: More Than Just a Bad Ashley Judd Movie

    Double Jeopardy: Not just a bad Ashley Judd movie.​The Roger Clemens perjury trial finally started last week. Then just as soon as it got started, it was over as an angry judge called a mistrial because of prosecutorial stupidity. There's been a lot of discussion on whether these hearings sh ... More >>

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    April 19, 2011

    Is Ashley Judd Really Sorry For What She Said About Rap?

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email introducingliston@gmail.com ... More >>

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    April 13, 2011

    Bun B Panel Debates Rappers' Social Responsibilities

    RizohTuesday's panel (l-r): Tre9, Malice, Lupe Fiasco, Talib Kweli, Trae Tha Truth, Bun B​There was a time when everyone either wanted to be hip-hop or sleep with her. Hip-hop, in her nascent days, was akin to that hot chick everyone wanted to take to the dance. But now that hip-hop is old and ... More >>

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    April 6, 2011

    And in the End: 20 Final Thoughts on the Final Four

    John RoyalLeAnn all dressed up for a white wedding.​In an attempt to wipe that awful excuse for a basketball game on Monday night from my head, I thought I would purge a few things still running through from my mind about the whole Final Four weekend. So... 1. I like attractive women. And ... More >>

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    April 6, 2011

    Khaled M. Leverages Hip-Hop To Raise Consciousness For Libya

    ​Perhaps Chicago-based, Kentucky-raised rapper Khaled M. should've made a hip-hop anthem for his home state's Wildcats as they made a run for the Final Four. Like Wiz Khalifa's "Black and Yellow" for the Pittsburgh Steelers, a "Blue and White" remix could have caught fire. Ashley Judd might ha ... More >>

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    April 1, 2011

    Final Four: A Non-Expert Guide on Who to Root For

    Everything you need to know, almost​Houston, you must get wrapped up in the Final Four, simply because it's here. If, like us, your love of basketball evaporated away awhile back, that means you need to get caught up on the teams playing so you can sound like an expert at your viewing party. ... More >>

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    March 29, 2011

    Dear Ms. Judd, Welcome to Houston

    Dear Ashley, welcome to Houston. I'll be in the press section, come find me.​Dear Ms. Ashley Judd: I want to take this opportunity to welcome you to my hometown of Houston, Texas. Now I know you've visited our fine place before, especially several years ago when you were here with your race ... More >>

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    March 23, 2011

    NCAA Sweet 16: So, How Are Your Brackets Looking?

    There's still a chance I sit courtside next to Ashley Judd at the Final Four​As we prepare for the Sweet 16, here are some of the things we learned from the first weekend of games of the NCAA Tournament. 1. Maybe Seth Greenberg's supporters should have been bitching about too many schools fr ... More >>

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    March 7, 2011

    Looking Back at This Weekend's Houston College Classic

    John RoyalRice's Michael Ratterree slides across the plate to score a run yesterday against Baylor​The 11th Houston College Classic was played at Minute Maid Park this weekend, and though it's only March, it's probably safe to say that the best baseball to be played in Minute Maid Park this se ... More >>

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    January 21, 2011

    Ten Movies You Won't Get Into at Sundance

    ​The Sundance Film Festival kicks off this week in Park City, Utah. The venerable fest enters its 33rd year with many once again questioning the organizers' commitment to independent film. Recent incarnations have debuted underground fare from art houses like Fox Searchlight and Sony Pictures ... More >>

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    January 4, 2011

    Angry Birds: One Man's Torrid Affair with an iPhone App

    Oh, how we danced, Angry Birds. Oh, how we danced.​I like to think I'm a pretty good guy. I work hard. I try to treat my friends well. I try to educate myself and grow as a human being. But, I have plenty of faults. I'm more than happy to admit that because it helps me to grow when I realize w ... More >>

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    December 1, 2009

    All I Want For Christmas Is A Football Coach

    ​Dear Santa Claus:I haven't asked much from you in the past few years. So since I've tried to be a good person, I'm hoping that you'll do me a solid and fulfill my wishes this Christmas. Especially since I'm not asking for Ashley Judd, like in the past, but since I'm asking for something that w ... More >>

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    September 2, 2008
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    August 29, 2008
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    December 19, 2007
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    December 16, 2007

    Over the Weekend: Shopping, Stripping, Watching and Wishing

    Anyone else out there try to do any shopping this weekend? The malls were freakin’ packed. The War on Christmas is officially over. What? That was just something Bill O’Reilly made up? Well, call it an easy victory. Anyway, we did more than just brave the Christmas crowds… Merry Stripmas Bu ... More >>

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    December 3, 2007
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    September 27, 2007
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    June 14, 2007

    Get Inside. It's Summertime!

    Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)

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    June 4, 2007
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    May 31, 2007
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    May 24, 2007

    Bug

    Break out the citronella candle: This creepy thriller gets under the skin

  • Film

    July 15, 2004

    Just One of Those Biopics

    The songs are immortal, even if Porter pic isn't

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    October 2, 2003

    Time and Again

    Once more, Denzel's a good cop caught in a bad situation

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    October 31, 2002

    Queen of Pain

    Julie Taymor and Salma Hayek paint a spectacular portrait of Frida Kahlo

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    July 18, 2002

    Nemesisters

    Sisters battle neuroses and each other in a film that's Lovely if not quite Amazing

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    June 6, 2002

    Mama's Ya-Ya's

    Divine Secrets delves into mother-daughter issues with a Southern twist

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    May 23, 2002

    Enough Already

    Dance-hall diva J. Lo does a Schwarzenegger flick for the ladies

  • Film

    April 4, 2002

    Reel Guilty

    The military thriller High Crimes sets a new low for Ashley Judd

  • Film

    March 29, 2001

    Call of the Mild

    Despite its animal instincts, Someone Like You is nothing but a lap kitten

  • Film

    April 27, 2000

    Okie Glamour

    Ashley Judd and Natalie Portman as poor white folk? It's best not to question the attraction of Where the Heart Is.

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    September 10, 1998

    Little Big Man

    Lightweight Simon's no Meany, but he can make you cry

  • Film

    October 9, 1997

    Negative Seven

    Kiss the Girls is so bad it's scary

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    July 25, 1996

    Black, White and a Few Shades of Gray

    A Time to Kill does John Grisham proud

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    February 8, 1996
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    June 15, 1995
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