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 >>
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 >>
New Palestinian restaurant Al Aseel is turning out some wonderful roasted chicken.
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 >>
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 >>
Marc BrubakerWhile 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Not even the great Larry David can salvage Woody's shtick.
Disney's latest toon is a starry dog story
Two movies by directors who really should have known better
Tae kwon do comedy stars a truly cringe-tastic Danny McBride
This comedian isnt short on subject matter
Albert Brooks looks for comedy and comes up empty
Apparently so, according to the Legion of the Lost
Don't let the cuteness fool you: Aisha Tyler's act is for adults
Or, how life got to be just a bowl of cherries
A traveling production of The Producers stars Cameron from Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Eddie Murphy plays Daddy, once more, just be "Cos"
The year's best featured plenty of sad white guys
Andy Richter deserves to control the universe, if only Fox would let him
Soderbergh shoots in digital and hits his target: Hollywood
Between optimism and despair, there's comic (and author) Richard Lewis
TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched