Clark Gable

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    The Best Things at Coachella This Year, Weekend Two

    Ed. Note: This is the final post of our piggyback Coachella 2013 coverage, with an eternal debt to our friends at LA Weekly and OC Weekly. The Visual Stimulations for People Who Were High Coachella's art installations -- the ones designed to impress you while you're high, aka all of them -- were pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Songs I Didn't Want to Hear at a Casino While Losing Money

    Recently, I spent more than a little time at the Harrah's casino smack in the middle of downtown New Orleans, which was unfortunately the only place besides my hotel room floor where I could get some sort level of sanity away from football. If you have ever been to a casino, you know it is built l ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 16, 2012
  • News

    January 26, 2012

    Tea Party Princess

    Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics.

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Project Runway All Stars: Make It What?

    Austin Scarlett, Mondo, Kenley, Anthony...just a few favorites who bring the "something old" to Project Runway: All Stars which premiered last night on Lifetime. Austin has grown an amazing, blond version of a Clark Gable moustache but the rest of the contestants look pretty much the same. Viewers h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Moonlight and Magnolias in Full Bloom at Theatre Southwest

    The setup: During the golden age of Hollywood, there was no movie more golden than Gone with the Wind, steered, coaxed, shoved into greatness by its manic producer David O. Selznick, who had gone independent after a decade of producing sterling pictures at both RKO and MGM (King Kong, A Tale of Two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Looking Glass: Rock Music's Five Most Famous Four Eyes (Other Than Buddy Holly)

    Holly had no idea what he was starting.​The Wall Street Journal wrote an interesting article about Buddy Holly's optometrist. That's not something most people would think about when it comes to music, but fashion has been significantly influenced over the years by music. In much the same way C ... More >>

  • News

    July 28, 2011

    Friends with Benefits

    Dinesh Shah was adept at insinuating himself into people’s lives

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Singapore Noodles from Tan Tan

    Terri West​I lived in Singapore four-and-a-half years and transited through there off and on for another two whileI was living in New Delhi, but I have to confess: I never ran into anything called Singapore Noodles in Singapore. Singapore Noodles were, in fact, invented in Hong Kong. Being a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Top 5 Lamest Food-Themed (Super?) Heroes and Villains

    Photo illustration by John Seaborn GrayEating Our Words' own creation, The Brussels Sprout, is not included in this list, obviously because he's awesome.​Surely you've heard of Galactus. He's the arch-enemy of the Fantastic Four, and he happens to be a floating giant with a permanent deadpan g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    I Would Tweet 4 U: What If Prince Were On Twitter?

    Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray/ Click image to enlarge (trust us)​Sadly, Prince will not be releasing his next album online, despite being one of the first artists to release music exclusively on the Internet. He recently pronounced the Internet as "over," remarking, "All these comput ... More >>

  • Film

    January 7, 2010

    No Luck Among the Irish

    Amy Adams is trapped in the land of blarney, cow pies and forced humiliation.

  • Film

    July 2, 2009

    Mann on the Run

    Johnny Depp is superb as John Dillinger in the fast and furious Public Enemies.

  • Home Entertainment

    August 17, 2006
  • Film

    March 16, 2006

    Dust to Dust

    Robert Towne's homage to a struggling writer is something of a struggle itself

  • Calendar

    February 3, 2005
  • News

    May 23, 2002

    Scene's From A City's Soul

    Houston failed to preserve much of its heritage. Now the fight is on to protect the priceless photographic images of that vanishing past from the same fate.

  • Film

    January 11, 2001

    Road Outrageous

    The Coens take Homer on a Southern-fried odyssey in O Brother

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    In Ali's Corner

    Once a scout for the Kansas City Chiefs, Lloyd Wells caught the champ's attention with all his "pretty girls"

  • Dining

    May 14, 1998

    Rao Now

    A new owner drags the River Oaks Grill into the '90s -- or at least the late '70s

  • Film

    May 7, 1998

    Deja Vu All Over Again

    The cocktail party never ends in le cinema du Henry Jaglom

  • News

    August 14, 1997

    Shifting Foundation

    Two decades ago, the Burkitt Foundation saved the historic enclave of Hyde Park. But now the foundation is pulling out, and Hyde Park -- as well as many of the social service agencies it houses -- may really become a thing of the past.

  • Film

    June 6, 1996

    The Happy Hero

    The Phantom delivers a comic-book masked guy from the days before angst