Elmer Fudd

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2013

    The Charlie Brown Christmas Music Is Still Awesome

    When my kids were young, I didn't force them to play T-ball or try dance class or even go to school regularly. One thing I insisted upon was them sitting with me at holiday time to watch the Peanuts specials I eagerly awaited each year as a boy. I know they found Charlie Brown's blockheadedness bor ... More >>

  • Film

    April 11, 2013

    42: The Brooklyn Museum

    42 almost makes a flesh-and-blood man of its hero.

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    Dear Olympics: More Nudity And/Or Violence, Please

    "We live in a cynical world, a cynical, cynical world..." said a very smart man once. Maybe it was Nietzsche, or Elmer Fudd. Artifacts like the Olympics -- both the summer and winter variety -- have grown boring and stale. TV giant NBC is getting torn to shreds for including haircut Ryan Seacrest ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Nancy Jane Mancuso Gelber: Police Say Aspiring Crime Writer Wanted Estranged Hubby Whacked

    Brazos County JailNancy Mancuso Gelber: Could use old friend Percy Foreman in her corner about now.​ Nancy Mancuso Gelber could face up to life in prison after she was arrested Friday and charged with attempting to hire a hit man to kill her estranged husband. Unfortunately for the 53-year-old ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 8, 2011

    Not So Spectacular

    This CAMH show features plenty of good work, but not much connects it together.

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Rocks Off Open For Bidness On Memorial Day​James McMurtry, "Memorial Day": Rocks Off has no idea what we're going to be doing on Memorial Day; we just know we're not going to be here, as in the office. We suspect Leon's Lounge will be involved somehow, because it usually is. But you should be here, as in on this very ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Giacomo Meyerbeer: The Holocaust of an Opera Composer

    Josef Kriehuber​If you know absolutely nothing about opera, you still know Richard Wagner's name. His "Ring Cycle" of four operas based on Teutonic and Norse mythology was famously parodied by Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd, forever cementing his music into pop culture. His biggest fan was Adolf Hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Saturday Night: Space City Beat Battle At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Jae Tovar/The Hive SocietyBlack Keys (left) and Space City Beat Battle organizer T. Piper​Space City Beat Battle Warehouse Live Green Room February 26, 2011 7:36 p.m.: Earlier this morning, our sons played their very first t-ball game. T-ball teams for 3-year-olds are six kids deep, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Puccini And The Radioactive Death Of Opera

    Giacomo Puccini (left) and Arturo Toscanini​People who know nothing about opera know one of two names. The first is Wagner, whom most of us are familiar with because Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd danced around singing "Kill the Wabbit" to the tune of "Ride of the Valkries." The other is Giacomo P ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 14, 2005
  • News

    May 5, 2005

    Lay of the Land

    Kenny Boy's fall: a sign of Houston's corporate culture gone wrong

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Crash and Yearn

    Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic

  • Culture

    May 6, 2004

    A New Cut

    HGO has a ball with The Barber of Seville

  • Culture

    June 5, 2003

    High Flier

    HGO's Little Prince comes up big

  • Film

    November 16, 2000

    We'll All Cry Boo-Hoo

    Ron Howard's cuddly new Grinch puzzles our puzzler till our puzzler's puzzled out

  • Culture

    December 18, 1997

    DoV-ine Inspiration

    Harvey Bott has a system. And Kelly Klaasmeyer has a travelogue.

  • Music

    February 27, 1997
  • News

    June 15, 1995

    Mad Dog's Demise

    Alan Mabry was a man on a mission. His death last month left friends, colleagues and authorities baffled -- as did his obsessive life.