Curb Your Enthusiasm

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Career Editing: 6 Songwriters Turned Screenwriters

    Last week singer-songwriter and dubious indie sensation Lana Del Rey told Australian Vogue that film work is her "happy place" and that she plans to make the transition into writing for film and "stay there." Whether this means she will stop making music or not is anyone's guess and whether that's a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 55, Palestinian Chicken at Al Aseel

    This year leading up to our annual Best of Houston® issue, we're counting down our 100 favorite dishes in Houston. This list comprises our favorite dishes from the last year, dishes that are essential to Houston's cultural landscape and/or dishes that any visitor (or resident) should try at least o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 1, 2012
  • Dining

    January 5, 2012

    Birds of Bethlehem

    New Palestinian restaurant Al Aseel is turning out some wonderful roasted chicken.

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Palestinian Chicken at Al Aseel: Yes, It's Real

    In this week's cafe review of Palestinian diner Al Aseel, I referred to an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm called "Palestinian Chicken" in which Larry David's character on the HBO show finds a Middle Eastern restaurant serving the best grilled chicken he's ever tasted. David, a Jew, keeps eating th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Wine of the Week: The Other Burgundy

    ​Sunday night at our house means sexy vampires and crochety Jews on television (read "True Blood" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm") -- an odd pair, no doubt! And T.V. night at our house means home cooking (even though we've been eating in most nights since we got pregnant, if not to save money than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    The Dwarves' Blag Dahlia Tells One Hell Of An Emo's Story

    Marc Brubaker​While Rocks Off was lumbering around the artist lounge waiting for GWAR and Bad Religion's closing sets at Fun Fun Fun Fest, we caught up with Blag Dahlia of the Dwarves. He had just finished an interview with another outlet, and we were lucky enough to snag him for a few minutes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Pop Rocks: How The Marriage Ref Almost Ruined My Marriage

    ​My wife and I have been married for almost 14 years. In that time, we've had to come to a certain...understanding about each others' tastes.We agree mostly on the big stuff, like politics (pinko), finances (slightly more free-spending than Ebenezer Scrooge), and child-rearing (sleep in a drawer a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    The Week In TV: Hope for Haiti (and Coco)

    Move over failwhale: NBC ushers in the era of the failcock.​I'm loving the weather, thinking of overthrowing Comcast, and still humming "Free Bird." This was the week in TV Land: • So, I'm pretty sure we all watched Conan O'Brien's last episode as host of The Tonight Show. Nielsen ratings ... More >>

  • Film

    July 2, 2009

    Enthusiasm, Curbed

    Not even the great Larry David can salvage Woody's shtick.

  • Film

    November 20, 2008

    Leashed Lightning in Bolt

    Disney's latest toon is a starry dog story

  • Film

    October 2, 2008
  • Film

    June 12, 2008

    Kick Ass: The Foot Fist Way

    Tae kwon do comedy stars a truly cringe-tastic Danny McBride

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2008

    Richard Lewis

    This comedian isn’t short on subject matter

  • Home Entertainment

    August 3, 2006
  • Film

    January 19, 2006

    Who's Laughing?

    Albert Brooks looks for comedy and comes up empty

  • Home Entertainment

    September 8, 2005
  • Calendar

    August 4, 2005

    Fearsome French?

    Apparently so, according to the Legion of the Lost

  • Calendar

    August 12, 2004

    No Kids in the Hall

    Don't let the cuteness fool you: Aisha Tyler's act is for adults

  • News

    April 29, 2004

    How to Be Famous in Ten Easy Steps

    Or, how life got to be just a bowl of cherries

  • Calendar

    January 29, 2004

    Alan Ruck's Day On

    A traveling production of The Producers stars Cameron from Ferris Bueller's Day Off

  • Film

    May 8, 2003

    Mr. Mom

    Eddie Murphy plays Daddy, once more, just be "Cos"

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    Far from Happy

    The year's best featured plenty of sad white guys

  • Culture

    November 28, 2002

    Richter's Scale

    Andy Richter deserves to control the universe, if only Fox would let him

  • Film

    August 1, 2002

    Full Frontal Assault

    Soderbergh shoots in digital and hits his target: Hollywood

  • Culture

    June 14, 2001

    Hope Sinks

    Between optimism and despair, there's comic (and author) Richard Lewis

  • Culture

    December 28, 2000

    Blow Up the Box

    TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched