Brewster McCloud

  • Music

    October 31, 2013

    Tone Deaf

    A new song seeking to build support for the Astrodome referendum may do just the opposite.

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Awful Springsteen Knockoff Not Helping Save the Dome Much at All

    In the campaign to save the Astrodome with the upcoming Proposition 2 referendum, someone has decided that just the thing to put it over the top is a bad Bruce Springsteen parody. Like, really bad. Monday, an outfit called "Jalapeno Pixels" posted a YouTube video called "My Dome Town," a four-and-a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Burgers Off the Beaten Path: Poppa Burger

    There is a blink-and-you'll-miss-it scene in Brewster McCloud -- the movie set in Houston that wasn't Reality Bites or Terms of Endearment -- in which you can spot a multicolored billboard on the side of Main Street for Poppa Burger. The building on the other side of the street is the M&M Building, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Houston Babylon: Dean Goss, Houston's Jackie Gleason, Houston's Bluebeard, or Both?

    Houston Babylon, the feature coming out this week, dissects a few of the creepiest and most chilling events in Houston history. In coming up with four of those tales, we stumbled over many more -- too many to fit the print edition. All this week we'll bring you some extra, online-only stories. Che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    BrewsterMcCloud: Your Chance To See 1970s Houston Through Robert Altman's Eyes

    Roger Ebert is a happy man: "Altman's "Brewster McCloud" is *finally* on DVD!" he's just tweeted.You should be happy, too, if you have any interest in seeing old Houston.The 1970 film -- which, frankly, we haven't heard great things about -- was filmed in Houston. It's known for the semi-iconic scen ... More >>

  • News

    April 1, 2010

    Dogging the Dome

    An extensive investigation has uncovered secret plans for the Astrodome's future.

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Blockbuster Disses Houston As A Movie Location

    Blockbuster has put out an interactive "Road Trip" map for the summer, listing locations where great movies have been shot.Sixteen of the listed films are in Texas. The number of those shot in Houston? Zero.Included are Bonnie & Clyde (Dallas) and Dazed and Confused (Austin), but even the TV sho ... More >>

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    Urban Jungle Jim

    Downtown's alive again -- thanks in part to a pioneering artist named Pirtle

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2003
  • News

    May 29, 2003

    Film Buff

    The naked truth about why Houston isnít the third coast

  • Calendar

    November 14, 2002

    The Mystery of Monsters

    Kiss the Dome good-bye at this weekend's Monster Jam