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Friends (TV Show)

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2014

    Six Great Covers of TV Theme Songs

    Television's influence on our musical vocabulary is vast. These days, singing shows are determining new pop stars. A great TV theme can become iconic -- Sanford and Son, Friends, The Sopranos -- and shows like The Simpsons, Family Guy and Scrubs have become legendary for their in-show musical perfor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Ida Cano: In Memory of a Longtime Houston Press Employee

    Longtime Houston Press sales employee Ida Cano, 53, died unexpectedly on Sunday April 27, leaving behind her partner, relatives and co-workers who appreciated her for her professional competence, kind manner and love of a good story. Born October 6, 1960, in Corpus Christi, Texas, Cano was the yo ... More >>

  • Film

    July 25, 2013

    How Friends Illustrates the Depressing Insularity of Our Lives

    “I’ll be there for you … and others in our census bracket”

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Ten Musicians Who Played Other People on TV

    Sebastian Bach on Gilmore Girls​Fictional television shows are full of gimmickry. Some of it is good and some of falls flat. Others are subtle in-jokes. However, it can be interesting when a popular artist appears on a television show because it gives the audience a glimpse into another side o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Top 20 Throwback TV Theme Songs Part 1

    ​We grew up on television. Whether it was Saturday morning cartoons, afternoon re-runs, Sunday Disney and Wild Kingdom or Thursday night "must see" TV, we saw it. We noticed that on November 2, 1985, the Miami Vice soundtrack went to number one on the Billboard charts where it would stay for ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    The Axiston of Evil

    Together at last...​If it's a month with an "r" in it, there must be another Jennifer Aniston movie coming out. Sure enough, the airwaves are littered with commercials for her latest, Just Go With It, and she's dutifully hitting the talk show circuit (Ellen, Conan) and also making the rounds o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Ten '90s Movies That Spurred Our Sexual Awakenings

    THE SANDLOT??? Oh yeah: Read on​A few weeks back, Jeff Balke chronicled the five `80's movie scenes that spurred his age group's sexual awakenings. The movies that "caused a stirring in my loins" as he said, at that precocious young age where the world is an awfully confusing and sexy place. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Chilean Miners: The Important News You Have Missed, Some Of Which Involves Lindsay Lohan

    Also, Texas is suing for trademark infringement​Hey there, Chilean miners -- you are climbing from the depths into the world's heart (copyright pending). As you surface, you are busy signing book and movie deals, getting some off your wife, tasting real food and beer, hoping your colleagues keep u ... More >>

  • Film

    August 19, 2010

    Life Is Beautiful

    Attractive female seeks ­attractive sperm donor in ­attractive comedy The Switch.

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Levi Johnston - The Future's So Bright...

    Let no man put asunder​Been a busy month for Levi Johnston. The 20-year old former hockey player and impregnator of Sarah Palin's eldest daughter not only saw his engagement to Bristol disintegrate over reports he wasn't so discriminating with his seed ("Levi is one of three possible fathers w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Pop Rocks: The Time Is Now For A Friends Movie

    ​It's been a dark six years since we said goodbye to Central Perk and the Rembrandts dropped off the face of the earth. Now, in Year 6 AF, dawn looks like it's finally breaking; we could be getting a Friends movie. Now, I don't want to get anyone's hopes up. Will a film catching up with Monic ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 11, 2010

    Fault Lines

    Horse Head Theatre Company delivers a drama about unexpected surprises

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Somebody Impregnate Jennifer Aniston Already

    ​Imagine you're...a certain relatively famous Hollywood actress. Gradually, and through no real fault of your own, you've seen the fame of your early days starring in one of the most popular sitcoms of all time fade and lead roles dwindle. Meanwhile a parade of your exes have either moved on to r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    My First Bun Bo Hue

    ​It was almost closing time at Kim Chau, the aging and eccentric Vietnamese restaurant on Longpoint near Antoine. Kim Chau's dreary dining room, with its black-and-white checkerboard tile floor and tables covered with cobalt-blue vinyl tablecloths, glowed weirdly in the fluorescent light throu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    The Nine Five Movies You Must See On 9-9-09

    It's September 9, 2009, a date which has absolutely no significance to anyone except those celebrating Shane Battier's 31st birthday and people who regularly say things like, "Well of course you're having communication issues; you have retrograde Saturn in your 5th house." Today also marks the rele ... More >>

  • Music

    September 14, 2006

    Pop Quiz

    A quick check of your pop-princess savvy

  • Film

    April 13, 2006

    Lovely, Not Amazing

    Four women struggle to face midlife in Friends with Money

  • Resolutions

    January 19, 2006

    Class Conscious

    Live and learn with some of Houston's most entertaining courses

  • Film

    November 24, 2005

    Weighting...

    Ryan Reynolds recalls his fat years in Just Friends

  • Film

    August 4, 2005

    November Mourn

    A grieving woman spirals off the rails and takes us with her

  • Calendar

    August 12, 2004

    No Kids in the Hall

    Don't let the cuteness fool you: Aisha Tyler's act is for adults

  • Culture

    March 6, 2003

    That '60s Show

    Oliver Beene goes against fake millionaires and phony idols

  • Culture

    January 30, 2003

    Your New Friends?

    NBC hopes Coupling is its next hitcom, which bugs the show's biggest fans

  • Culture

    December 26, 2002

    Fear Factor

    But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott

  • Film

    August 15, 2002

    A Friend in Need

    The Good Girl transforms Jennifer Aniston into a crazy cracker everywoman

  • Culture

    December 28, 2000

    Blow Up the Box

    TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    In Arms' Way

    Phil Arms once saved Ron Garner from a life of sin. Garner tried to return the favor when confronted with evidence of the preacher's drug use. But Arms viewed it as just a Judas kiss.

  • Film

    April 9, 1998

    Do the Time Warp

    Lost in Space is dumb -- but it's a good dumb

  • Film

    May 9, 1996

    Robinson Redux

    The Pallbearer follows in The Graduate's footsteps

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