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Cathy Matusow

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Burger Bracket 2012: Call for Judges

    It doesn't seem possible that nearly an entire year has passed since our inaugural Burger Bracket competition, in which we set out to determine the city's best burger in a March Madness-style breakdown that pitted four finalists (out of the original Sweet 16) against one another at Lucky's Pub: Petr ... More >>

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    March 7, 2011

    The Eating Our Words Burger Bracket: Call for Judges

    Illustration by Monica FuentesOur Burger Bracket mascot. Think of him as our Uncle Sam.​Do you love eating burgers? Do you love judging things? Do you have the time and stomach capacity to do both over the next couple of weeks? Then we want you! The first annual Eating Our Words Burger Bra ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010

    The Buffet of Despair: Inspired by Are You Gonna Eat That?!

    ​Think your food predilections are a little weird? Local author Steve Wiley has your penchant for peanut butter and banana sandwiches beat with his new book, Are You Gonna Eat That?!: A Collection of Crazy Culinary Concoctions. According to Wiley, the book was a long time coming: The idea an ... More >>

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    August 12, 2010

    Why Your Hostess Hates You

    Photo by alykat​Sometimes a lack of civility on the part of the patron -- yes, you -- will ruin an entire dining experience. For you, your dining party and sometimes even the entire restaurant. Inspired by a series run on our sister papers in Phoenix and Seattle, we're starting our own weekly ... More >>

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    March 29, 2010

    Write for Eating Our Words

    Nonsequiturlass​Calling all chefs, home cooks, restaurant scenesters, Food Network watchers, taco truck aficionados, Bellaire explorers, farmers' market crawlers, people lamenting the departure of Robb Walsh and everyone in between. Think you know what Eating Our Words needs? Like to write? He ... More >>

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    March 9, 2009

    The Most Scholarly Jonas Brothers Reviewer Ever

    Photo courtesy Baker InstituteAllen Matusow is in the midst of a distinguished career -- he's the director of academic affairs at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy; he's written such tomes as Nixon's Economy: Boom, Busts, Dollars and Votes and The Unraveling of America: A History of Liberalis ... More >>

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    July 10, 2008
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    September 11, 2003

    Art Partners

    Microcinema International and Infernal Bridegroom Productions hook up

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    September 4, 2003

    Multimedia Marathon

    Downtown Stomp Around kicks off the visual arts season

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    September 4, 2003

    Fight Night

    Bones crunch this weekend at the Verizon

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    August 28, 2003

    Name Game

    Peach Biscuit, a.k.a. Punkin' from Pluto, speaks her words

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    August 28, 2003

    Fishing Trip

    Bring your shrimps to the gulf

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    August 28, 2003

    Can I Get a Witnes?

    DJ Witnes hosts a new hip-hop show on KPFT

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    August 21, 2003

    Midnight Moving

    Slap a light on your bike and take off into the night

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    July 17, 2003

    Family Circus

    The Greatest Show on Earth stops in H-town

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    June 19, 2003

    Sleepy Muggles

    The Blue Willow Bookshop hosts a Harry Potter read-a-thon

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    June 19, 2003

    Take His Word

    Jerome Vielman brings spoken word to Industry Cafe

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    June 12, 2003

    Don't Mock Us

    A book that's impossible to read

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    June 5, 2003

    Crash Course on Cuba

    A one-night film fest at the Shrine bookstore

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    May 29, 2003

    Break Out the Beads

    A Chicago sing-along kicks off the Gay and Lesbian Film Fest

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    May 22, 2003

    Surf-fering

    Lifeguards prove their worth in Galveston

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    May 22, 2003

    Doggy Style

    A poodle and a rottweiler tie the knot

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    May 15, 2003

    Leatherface to Picasso

    UT's Harry Ransom Center has it all

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    May 8, 2003

    Dancing with Dinosaurs

    The natural science museum sheds its stuffy image

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    May 8, 2003

    Take Off Your Bra

    It's probably the wrong size, anyway

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    May 1, 2003

    Get Some Action

    You won't be bored at this art opening

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    May 1, 2003

    Doing the Twist

    Speaking in Tongues will surprise

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    May 1, 2003

    One Million Dollars? You Bet

    Sam Houston Race Park hosts its own Kentucky Derby

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    May 1, 2003

    A Fresh SLANT

    Asian-American artists have their say

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    April 24, 2003
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    April 24, 2003
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    April 24, 2003
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    April 17, 2003

    Egg Beaters

    The hunt is on

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    April 17, 2003

    Short Stuff

    Seize your three minutes of fame

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    April 10, 2003

    Where the Kid Stuff Ends

    Shel Silverstein had a dirty mouth

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    April 3, 2003

    Learn a Lot from a Dummy

    Ventriloquist Jonathan Geffner visits the JCC

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    March 27, 2003

    On the Surf's Side

    Party and protect our beaches

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    March 27, 2003
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    March 27, 2003

    Living Large

    A trendy clothing line for plus-size girls

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    March 20, 2003

    Touch of Gray

    Audiences tell their stories

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    March 20, 2003

    Weekend at Vernie's

    Party like it's...Roman times

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    March 20, 2003

    Save the Dome

    Teaching kids to keep their heads

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    March 20, 2003

    Fight Club

    Houston badasses pummel each other

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    March 20, 2003

    Just Do It

    Selling out isn't on Michael W. Dean's list

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    March 13, 2003

    Not Normal

    Randall White's characters live a little left of center

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    March 13, 2003

    Barfin' Green

    Hangover planning for St. Patrick's Day

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    March 13, 2003

    Just a Gigolo

    One princess isn't enough for Disney's lady-killer

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    March 13, 2003

    Dreaming of Bigger Things

    One woman's quest for breasts

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    March 6, 2003

    Fly South By Southwest

    And crash the party

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    March 6, 2003

    The World According to GYBE!

    It's all wrong, all right?

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