George Foreman

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Weaponized Bacon Unofficial Theme at Rodeo's 2013 Gold Buckle Foodie Awards

    Yesterday afternoon, the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo held its annual Gold Buckle Foodie Awards in which the dozens of carnival food vendors enter their yearly over-the-top culinary creations to be judged by a ravenous pit of on-air media personalities and journalists. "I've been doing this five ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    George Prescott Bush, Yes, ANOTHER One, Considering Run for State Office

    Honestly, I thought George Foreman had a lot of Georges in his family, but now I'm beginning to wonder if the Bush clan doesn't have him beat. First there was George H.W. Bush, then George W. Bush. Now, there's George P. Bush (maybe even P.G. if you count his second middle name), son to Jeb and gran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Upset of the Century: Team Cleavage Falls To Team Modesty In Texans Cheerleaders Bout

    Where is Howard Cosell when you need him? "Down goes Team Cleavage! Down goes team Cleavage! Down goes Team Cleavage!" It's at least as big an upset as Joe Frazier getting decked by George Foreman. We told you earlier that many of the finalists to become a Houston Texans cheerleader clearly fell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Celebrity Tech Endorsements: 5 Cool and 5 Highly Annoying Examples Of Product Pimpage

    Celebrity endorsements are nothing new. They have been around as long as there were celebrities and companies willing to pay them to say they smoked Kool's or drove Chevy, or force us to explain to children and the elderly why we would giggle every time we saw the milk-stained upper lip of a famous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Craig James for Senate! The Campaign Begins (w/ VIDEO)

    He does have one very good reason to vote for him...​I'm not a big politics guy. I don't like to talk politics on my radio show (EVER), I don't like to talk politics in social situations (People take it too personally), and I don't spend any of my free time studying the issues (I spend my free ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    The Best and Worst Celebrity Endorsements

    What is she... Is she literally pouring herself a glass of wine?​A few weeks back, I saw a Tweet from my friend Melissa, who found herself alternately captivated and horrified by what she'd come across in her local Kroger. It was a sign advertising a line of Pinot Grigio from Ramona Singer (ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    "Don't Mess With Texas" Ads & Athletes: Mixed Success, in Five Examples

    You may have noticed that TxDOT has been re-running classic ads from their 25-year-old "Don't Mess with Texas" campaign. It's part of a contest to pick the best. The ads tend to work best with musicians; Stevie Ray Vaughan is the classic, of course, but Willie Nelson and George Strait also shine. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2009

    Beasting Off the Riesling: The Most Ridiculous Lyrics of 2009, Part 1

    The lowest common denominator having been achieved in 2005 with the release of the Black Eyed Peas' Monkey Business, popular musicians have had to work extra hard in recent years to find new and inventive ways to be inane. They found great success in 2009, with artists as varied as Lady Gaga, Bruce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    The Ten Least Intimidating Athletes In Houston History

    There have been some tough guys in Houston sports history -- native sons George Foreman, Nolan Ryan, and Roger Clemens (even if you factor in his chemically-aided roid rage) -- all come to mind. Anybody can rattle off a list of ten of those guys -- and we might just do that next week -- but we were ... More >>

  • Film

    July 30, 2009

    That Other Rumble in the Jungle

    Documenting an epic concert in Zaire, Soul Power puts on quite a show.

  • Culture

    May 21, 2009

    Summer of Salvation

    The Terminator is back. Plus lots of other movies we can't wait to see this season.

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Aftermath: Derek Trucks Band at House of Blues

    At its best, music has a deeply spiritual quality, an ability to create some connection on a higher level between performer and audience that even someone with a bust of Madalyn Murray O'Hair on their mantle can get on board with. Thursday night at House of Blues, Derek Trucks was able to coax more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2008
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    August 29, 2008

    Top Five Houstonians As Hurricanes

    We're right in the middle of Oh God, Oh God, We're All Gonna Die season (as Wash might say) and sure enough there's hurricane Gustav, creeping through the Caribbean and toying with the sphincter control of everyone from Corpus Christi to Destin, FL. Trouble is, Gustav is hardly a name we Houstonians ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2008

    New Life for Soul Train

    The New York Times reported yesterday that production company Madvision Entertainment has bought the rights to television’s long-running R&B franchise Soul Train from the program’s founder and former host Don Cornelius. Soul Train ceased producing new episodes in 2006, but continues to air in sy ... More >>

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Same As It Never Was

    A former Nightfly wanders north downtown Houston one last time

  • Music

    October 20, 2005

    Rev Run


  • News

    May 5, 2005
  • Calendar

    December 16, 2004

    Work It, Baby

    A local collective gets artsy and silly at Mackey Gallery

  • News

    April 8, 2004

    A Dog's Life

    Is Mr. K's the best we can do? Would you wish it on your best friend?

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2003

    In Harm's Way

    Texas women are no strangers to active military duty

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2003

    He Ain't Heavy, He's a Boxer

    Lighter fighters keep it real at Reliant

  • News

    June 27, 2002

    South Park Shocker

    Plus: Questions of Life, Election Follies, Singing the Praises

  • Calendar

    June 13, 2002

    Write On

    Jim Maxfield's Tanglewood Pharmacy is home to the autographs of the rich and famous

  • Culture

    December 27, 2001

    Sly Foxx

    He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?

  • Film

    December 27, 2001

    Sting Like a Bee

    Ali lands some solid blows, but sadly it's no knockout

  • Calendar

    April 26, 2001

    38 Seconds of Fame

    Lou Savarese is always Browning Boxing's main event.

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    In Ali's Corner

    Once a scout for the Kansas City Chiefs, Lloyd Wells caught the champ's attention with all his "pretty girls"

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Not Your Standard Issue

    Architects design one-of-a-kind houses for the Fifth Ward, trying to prove that even lower-end houses don't have to be a cookie-cutter box

  • Calendar

    August 24, 2000

    Down But Not Out

    Browning Boxing

  • News

    May 6, 1999

    The Killer-est B

    Forget Biggio, Bagwell, Bell. Move over, Barkley. The sports figure of the decade is...

  • Calendar

    January 21, 1999

    Night & Day

    January 21 - 27, 1999

  • Dining

    May 7, 1998

    Chips, Salsa -- and Merengue

    At Elvia's, a wallflower can dine very well

  • Dining

    February 12, 1998

    Pasta Point of No Return

    So much Italian food. So overcooked.

  • Calendar

    August 21, 1997
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    June 26, 1997
  • Music

    May 8, 1997
  • Film

    February 27, 1997

    A Sharp Right

    In When We Were Kings, Ali delivers the performance of a lifetime

  • News

    November 7, 1996

    Holy Warrior

    God loves evander Holyfield. Everyone else is betting on Tyson.

  • Calendar

    July 18, 1996
  • News

    July 11, 1996


    Stephen Fairfield's restless spiritual journey brought him to the Fifth Ward, where he found true deliverance while helping to rebuild the neighborhoods

  • News

    May 30, 1996

    On the Ropes

    In 1966, Cleveland "Big Cat" Williams fought Muhammad Ali for the world heavyweight championship. In 1996, he fights just to get by.

  • Dining

    August 17, 1995

    Family Feast

    At Mandola's Family Table, small portions aren't on the menu

  • News

    December 29, 1994

    The Year of Living Anxiously

    Are We Having Fun Yet? Or is it just the jangly buzz of advanced urban stress syndrome?

  • News

    November 17, 1994