Eddie Izzard

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2014

    Songs to Remember #GamerGate By

    #GamerGate is dead, and Allah be praised that it is so. Oh, there's still some twitching, of course. Cockroaches can live a week without a head, I'm told, and the same generally holds true of lame Internet "revolutions." In the end the whole writhing mess got dragged into the daylight of the mainstr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Why I Wrote A Book About The Bottom Of The Music Biz

    ​Let's drop the royal we for a second, okay? This is Jef, and I'm here to shamelessly plug my book signing at Cactus Music from 12-3 p.m. tomorrow (beverages provided by St. Arnolds; music by Giant Princess). I also want to explain why the book exists at all. I'm prone to hyperbole, I admit, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    5 Ways To Make Twitter Really, Really Awkward For Your Friends

    Twitter: Five ways to fail​Twitter is a fun thing. We can keep up with our wittier friends, pry into the lives of our favorite celebrities, and know instantly when our favorite websites put up new content. People love to shit on Twitter, but how else would you see pictures of Piccadilly Circus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Bourdain Takes the Bayou City

    ​A sold-out show at Jones Hall last night was enough to convince the Society for the Performing Arts that they should bring author and TV host Anthony Bourdain back for another speaking engagement -- this time with Eric Ripert, it seems -- but the question is: Will Houston come back to watch h ... More >>

  • Film

    December 25, 2008

    Risky Business for Valkyrie

    Tom Cruise plots to kill Hitler in his latest impossible mission

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2008

    Eddie Izzard

    Dressed (Differently) to Kill

  • Music

    October 25, 2007

    Lee Hazlewood: Stranger in This Land

    The renaissance cowboy cut a wide swath through the West, and inspired a generation of songwriters

  • Film

    October 4, 2007

    Across the Universe

    Run for your life if you can, little girl: Julie Taymor's '60s-set musical is a bust

  • News

    November 16, 2006

    Ridin' Cupcake

    The Scooter Scene

  • Calendar

    October 6, 2005

    To NOLA, with Love

    Musicians from far and wide are "Bringing Back the Big Easy"

  • Calendar

    January 27, 2005

    Major Players

    A new book proves that The Games Do Count

  • Film

    December 9, 2004

    Faker's Dozen

    A rare superior sequel, Ocean's Twelve entertains with cinematic sleight of hand

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Film

    April 25, 2002

    Cat Fight

    Peter Bogdanovich works out his demons on Citizen Hearst

  • Culture

    February 1, 2001

    Drag King

    Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved

  • Film

    January 25, 2001

    Going for the Jugular

    Shadow of the Vampire explores the parasitic impulses common to bloodsuckers and moviemakers