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Downton Abbey

  • Calendar

    August 14, 2014
  • Calendar

    July 10, 2014
  • Film

    February 20, 2014

    There He Goes Again

    Neeson stomps, Neeson-style, in Non-Stop.

  • Film

    January 30, 2014

    The Ten Films to Watch for from Sundance

    Recapping the best of the fest.

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    Celebrate the Return of Downton Abbey With These 5 Foods and Drinks

    While Downton Abbey isn't ostensibly a 'foodie' show, I still can't watch it without getting a bit peckish. All that blather about inheritance and estate upkeep that goes on during these dinner scenes can't distract me from mooning over the exquisite china and decadent meals. Season 4 is in full swi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    Top Five Things to Do in Houston Sports This Weekend: The Upper Crusty Edition

    The above image is exactly what we imagine you say when you see the weekly headline announcing the best things to do in sports this weekend. You're all, "FUCK YEAH, MOTHER EFFER! IT'S TIME FOR SPORTS! WOO!" Then you read about the things we have to offer and you're all, "YEAH...wait, what?" That's ... More >>

  • Film

    November 8, 2012

    James Bond's License to Feel

    Skyfall is basically Downton Abby with cyber crime and shower sex.

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Last Night's Debate: Mitt Romney's Weird Half-Smile Forever Seared Into Our Brains

    The Face was somewhere between the look you make while waiting for a fart to dissipate on the subway and the countenance furnished when your father makes a totally weird joke in front of your girlfriend. Pained, embarrassed, and wonderfully awkward. It's difficult to pinpoint what, exactly, was the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Gordon Ramsay Delivers Three Delicious Shows for Our Summer Viewing Enjoyment

    When regular networks like NBC, ABC, CBS and FOX put their shows on hiatus, they line up mind-numbing, inexpensive-to-produce fare for us to consume while Mark Harmon, Alec Baldwin and Patrick Dempsey (and their expensive hair, wardrobes and sets) get a well-deserved vacation. CBS will bring back t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    The 5 Oddest AstroWorld Items on eBay Right Now

    AstroWorld may be gone as a physical entity, but it lives on in the hearts of Houstonians and in people trying to make a buck on eBay. We took a look at the AstroWorld items currently up for auction, and found some odd stuff. Like these five: 5. Swellegant cup and saucerWe think we saw m'lady sipp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    Experiments En Croute

    "En croute" is the most beautiful two-word phrase in the French language ("service compris" being a close second). I came to this realization while recently perusing the online menu of Le Refuge, which I hoped to visit during a trip to Old Town Alexandria. Among the restaurant's many old-school, alb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    The Best Downton Abbey-Themed Tumblrs

    If you like him/her you should put a ring on it, and if you like a celebrity/TV show you should make a Tumblr about it. Officially four episodes into the second season of Downton Abbey, we Yankees have become passionately dedicated to this upstairs-downstairs highbrow soap about early twentieth-cent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2012

    Golden Bozos: Your "Official" Live Blog For The 69th Golden Globes

    I know, we're all bummed out the Texans lost. But since you've been drinking anyway, you might as well crack open another one and sit through the one awards show even the People's Choice Awards can look down its nose at. I'll be updating this entry throughout the broadcast, so refresh often and try ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Pop Rocks: You're Not Fooling Anyone, Downton Abbey

    A quick survey of my friends' status updates on Facebook Sunday night confirmed what I'd suspected for weeks: 200% of them were watching something called Downton Abbey. Season 2 just debuted on Masterpiece Classic on PBS, you see, and people responded with an enthusiasm usually reserved for when s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Pop Rocks: I'm On To You, Downton Abbey

    A quick survey of my friends' status updates on Facebook Sunday night confirmed what I'd suspected for weeks: 200 percent of them were watching something called Downton Abbey. Season 2 just debuted on Masterpiece Classic on PBS you see, and people responded with an enthusiasm usually reserved for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Top 5 Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

    Every couple of weeks, someone on Facebook inevitably poses the question, "Which podcasts should I be listening to? Not This American Life." It's the second most frequent post after "I lost all my numbers. Text me ur cell." If you are one of these curious people, or have a friend who is, then this i ... More >>

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