Bobcat Goldthwait

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2014

    Gabe Bravo Drums Up a Comedy Career

    A funny thing happened to Gabe Bravo on the way to a successful career in music: he found out he was funny. More precisely, others are finding out Bravo is funny. The well-known and highly regarded Houston musician is notably an outstanding drummer known for his time in acts like Shotgun Funeral an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2014

    Houston Whatever Fest Deserves Another Shot

    There are better ways to tell, but one indicator of whether your music festival is meeting expectations is the "Chi'lantro Test." It's not a real thing -- I dreamed it up -- but it seems reliable enough. If the Chi'lantro Korean BBQ truck is parked at your festival and there's not a line in front o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    Here's Where Houston Whatever Fest Came From

    If you happened to head down to Lucky's Pub during the height of this year's World Cup action, you probably noticed the district around BBVA Compass Stadium, the several apartment blocks in the area and Warehouse Live has become one of those thriving urban pockets that so-called "livable city" advoc ... More >>

  • Film

    December 20, 2012

    The 2012 Village Voice Film Critic's Poll

    Movies are alive in the Age of McConaughey.

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    10 Bob Cratchits, Ranked from Worst to First

    God bless us, everyone.​Every fan of A Christmas Carol has their favorite Scrooges -- whether it's George C. Scott, Patrick Stewart or Mr. Magoo. But the role of Bob Cratchit is also crucial, and a slew of big names have taken their shot at it, with mixed results. It can be a tough role to p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Game Time: Time To Take Over

    ‚ÄčI will get the pleasantries out of the way ....My name is Sean Pendergast, and I am a sports talk show host at 1560 The Game.I realize that sentence has the sound and feel of a self-introduction at an AA meeting (and carries with it more similarities than you'd think), but I figure simplicity is ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    April 12, 2007
  • Film

    December 21, 2006

    2006 Year In Review: It's Soooo High School

    And that's a compliment to Rian Johnson's teen detective noir

  • Film

    November 30, 2006

    Dog Fancy

    Bobcat Goldthwait makes a sweet movie out of a sick joke

  • Calendar

    September 23, 2004

    Male Call

    Houston Ballet's Peter Pan gets manly