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Ellen DeGeneres

  • Calendar

    January 2, 2014
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    May 23, 2013

    The "Ag-Gag" War: Big Ag Declares War on Whistleblowers

    Behind the scenes of the death match between Big Ag and undercover animal-rights activists.

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Peeing Cat or Pooping Dog? Pet Psychic Sonya Fitzpatrick Can Tell You What's Up

    Folks like Tori Spelling, Rosie O'Donnell and Ellen DeGeneres have received readings for their animals from pet psychic Sonya Fitzpatrick. It could be your turn during Fitzpatrick's debut "Pet Talk" workshop on Saturday, February 23, in Houston. Join world-renowned animal communicator Sonya Fitzpat ... More >>

  • Film

    September 13, 2012

    Flogging Nemo

    Pixar's grand fish tale needs no enhancement.

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    June 15, 2012

    The Best Fathers Day Gift: 24 Hours Without Dubstep

    This Sunday is a big day. For our dads, that is. It's Fathers Day, and whether we have daddy issues or not, we have to admit that we children put their dads through a lot. They helped change our diapers (hopefully, if not poor mom), they killed spiders for us (my dad still does), but best of all, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Goodtime Moonshine: 8 Brands Of Musician-Backed Booze

    warmingglow.uproxx.comShirtless hillbillies, backyard stills, and Cletus from the Simpson = things we normally associate with moonshine.​Tuesday, representatives for Colt Ford announced the Georgia-born singer best known for 2010's Chicken and Biscuits would be the first country music star wit ... More >>

  • News

    May 12, 2011

    Pet Sounds

    Animal psychic Sonya Fitzpatrick hears voices - the dog and cat kind.

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Lil B's I'm Gay: Marketing Genius Or Just Offensive?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday (that isn't a national holiday) Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Bun B, A.D.D., Kiotti, Fat Tony, Delo, Brad Gilm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    The Next Big Thing from Ron Jeremy Isn't in His Pants

    rondejeremy.com​No, it's not a joke. Ron Jeremy is taking his talents from the world of hard-core pornography to the realm of hard liquor with Ron de Jeremy, a new line of "adult rum" (not to be confused with all the rum you drank as a child). The adult film industry icon partnered up with 72 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    10 Music Stories We Wish We'd Ignored This Year

    ​We in the alternative media - not necessarily the Houston Press and/or Rocks Off, not all the time - enjoy calling out our mainstream brethren. Whether it's ten books that didn't make The New York Times' "Best of 2010" list, or "10 Stories Our Print Version Accidentally Overlooked," us "under ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    The Week in TV: Ellen Degeneres Realizes American Idol Sucks

    Rob Lowe will soon join the cast of Parks and Recreation.​The dog days are upon us, the networks are planning for fall, and there's always money in the banana stand. This was the week in TV Land: • The Television Critics Association summer press tour has been going on for the past few days ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Odd Pair: Watermelon and Loredona Riesling

    ​The only thing better than a cold slice of sweet, ripe, seedless watermelon is a slice of sweet, ripe, seedless watermelon paired with a nice, chilled glass of Riesling. Yes, summer has officially arrived. Alone, watermelon is a treat like no other - memories of backyard barbecues with the f ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 10, 2010

    Patrice O'Neal

    Women know exactly where they stand with this comedian

  • News

    April 15, 2010

    Down on the Farm

    The Humane Society and big agriculture slug it out over animal rights.

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Idol Beat: The Hollywood Shuffle Begins...

    ​Here we are in Hollywood, kids! Yes, the dingy, tourist-ridden section of Los Angeles that's become a handy way to package and sell the myth of stardom to the unsuspecting. Hollywood is so quintessentially American that if it didn't exist we would make it up as a place to put our dreams. Noth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    American Idol: The Hollywood Shuffle Begins...

    ​Here we are in Hollywood, kids! Yes, the dingy, tourist-ridden section of Los Angeles that's become a handy way to package and sell the myth of stardom to the unsuspecting. Hollywood is so quintessentially American that if it didn't exist we would make it up as a place to put our dreams. Noth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Idol Beat: The "Best of the Rest," Or So Fox Says

    ​Last night's American Idol was a clip show, plain and simple. Nothing else going on at all. Granted, every cattle-call audition episode can feel like a clip show, with an endless run of short, forgettable stories placed one after the other. But last night's installment didn't even pretend to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    American Idol: The "Best of the Rest," Or So Fox Says

    ​Last night's American Idol was a clip show, plain and simple. Nothing else going on at all. Granted, every cattle-call audition episode can feel like a clip show, with an endless run of short, forgettable stories placed one after the other. But last night's installment didn't even pretend to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Idol Beat: How Low Can the Mile High City Go?

    ​Honestly, I found it hard to concentrate on American Idol knowing I was just an hour away from the return of Lost. Admittedly, sometimes it's hard to concentrate on the show under ordinary circumstances, so this was doubly trying. But I did my best, and I did it for you. By now, you know al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    American Idol: How Low Can the Mile High City Go?

    ​Honestly, I found it hard to concentrate on American Idol knowing I was just an hour away from the return of Lost. Admittedly, sometimes it's hard to concentrate on the show under ordinary circumstances, so this was doubly trying. But I did my best, and I did it for you. By now, you know al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Idol Beat: Here We Go Again...

    Last night's guest judge: a bobblehead doll Victoria Beckham​I've never watched a whole season of American Idol before, but that's a minor detail. Actually watching this show doesn't seem to be necessary to know as much about it as the most devoted fans: Amateur singers judges = quasi-drama. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    American Idol: It Begins

    Last night's guest judge: a bobblehead doll Victoria Beckham​I've never watched a whole season of American Idol before, but that's a minor detail. Actually watching this show doesn't seem to be necessary to know as much about it as the most devoted fans: Amateur singers judges = quasi-drama. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Who Do We Have to Blow Around Here to Get a Lady in Late Night?

    Okay, fine. We can deal with not having a lady president (still), but with the recent overflow of testicle-wearing late night hosts, it got me thinking, why no late night lady hosts?Joan Rivers tried once and was ridiculed (and yeah, Joan isn't my favorite lady comedian of all time, but come on, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Texans' Chester Pitts Vs. Idiotic Network Programmers

    Chester Pitts, the offensive lineman for the Texans, took his shot at an obstacle course for a (really stupid-looking) network show called Wipeout.Pitts gets the crap beaten out of him, from the looks of this. (It's from the Ellen DeGeneres show, for some reason we don't really want to bother to k ... More >>

  • Music

    February 26, 2009
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    December 26, 2008

    Saturday: Dash Rip Rock at the Continental Club

    A sort of swampy Supersuckers, New Orleans trio Dash Rip Rock - whose last album Hee Haw Hell was the rather ambitious cowpunk retelling of Dante's Inferno - have returned to more earthly concerns on the new Country Grilfriend (Abitian). That means, according to the liner notes, "songs [that] will b ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 21, 2008

    African Children’s Choir

    Houston’s the latest stop for the Journey of Hope tour

  • Film

    January 31, 2008

    Lousy Movie: 'Meet the Spartans'

    Few laughs to be had in this lackluster parody

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2008

    Resolutions of the Rich and Famous

    While the rest of us are trying to drop ten pounds, stop living at Target, and cut back to just drinking in the evening (or maybe that’s just yours truly), it seems to me that a certain number of celebrities out there need to make some resolutions as well. So here are my suggestions for the ric ... More >>

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    June 28, 2007
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    October 13, 2005
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    June 16, 2005

    Hey, Jade

    Meet Sappho, Wilde and even Ellen in the one-man show ICONS

  • Film

    May 12, 2005

    Going Mental

    Mindhunters is truly stupid fun

  • Film

    May 29, 2003

    Undersea No Evil

    Parents, take heart: Finding Nemo is better than the average Disney toon

  • Culture

    June 13, 2002

    Get It Straight

    The road to Ellen was paved with the best of intentions

  • Culture

    October 25, 2001

    Emmy or Not to Emmy?

    That's been the long, hard decision for TV academy chairman Bryce Zabel

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Out of the Closets

    Archiving Houston's queer history, one T-shirt at a time

  • Film

    May 20, 1999

    Write On

    The Love Letter is a sunny romance with roots in an earlier era

  • Film

    March 25, 1999

    Reel Time

    EDtv tries to upstage Truman on TV's impact

  • Film

    May 22, 1997

    Warm! Fuzzy! Gay!

    The Houston Gay and Lesbian Film Festival opens with a movie even breeders can love

  • Calendar

    April 3, 1997
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    July 27, 1995
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