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Gordon Gekko

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    Battle of the Beach Music: 1984 vs. 2014

    I've never been a fan of the beach. My family is about it though, so sometime this summer I'll be sitting someplace that smells worse than a Red Lobster dumpster introducing new grains of sand to my ass crack. My parents were from Galveston, but they hated the beach. We never went as kids. So, I ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    Les Miles: Zapruder Analysis Of The LSU Head Coach Breaking Traffic Laws

    Welcome to the most important weekend so far this college football season! Yes, I am welcoming you to the weekend on a Thursday morning! It's an odd college football weekend in that the two most important games are actually going to be played tonight, with 10th-ranked Oklahoma traveling to Waco to ... More >>

  • Film

    May 2, 2013

    Ramin Bahrani: Expand or Die

    For At Any Price director Ramin Bahrani, bigger films demand bigger targets.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    The Rockets Are Back In The NBA Playoffs! Their Complete Rebuilding Anthology

    With four games to go in the 2011-2012 season, the Rockets were coming off a 117-110 loss to Dallas, a loss in which Dirk Nowitzki provided a stark reminder to last season's Rockets team that they were devoid of a superstar caliber player by dropping 21 points on them in the fourth quarter. To call ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 8, 2011

    The New Normal

    The Texans start operating like a bona fide NFL team.

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Jerry Eversole's Trial: The Winners and Losers

    The youthful Eversole, before the feds started pestering him.​Jerry Eversole surprised a lot of people when he escaped conviction on bribery charges. A hung jury ended in a mistrial, but prosecutors expect to take another swing at it soon. In the meantime, everyone is poking through the wrec ... More >>

  • Film

    March 3, 2011

    Porn-ing in America

    A Reagan-era bacchanalia succumbs to soggy nostalgia.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Houston Texans Turn The Corner -- 5 Winners, 5 Losers

    Neil Rackers -- He's no Kris Brown​I shouldn't enjoy carnage as much as I do, but I have to admit that a few hours after Neil Rackers' 35-yard field goal sailed through the uprights, sending the Houston Texans to an improbable 30-27 overtime win over the Washington Redskins yesterday afternoon, My ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Game Time: YouTube Rewind -- "Ram It", By The 1986 LA Rams (The Godfather Of Awful Team Videos)

    Try to forget. Just try​The year is 2010, and our society has advanced in so many ways. In a scant 20 years, we've gone from the ability to even own a cell phone being a luxury to being able to do everything from watch television, stream music, play games, and download porn on those very phones. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Game Time: Your March Madness Preview, Complete With WARNING LABEL

    "If Kansas is the best team in the country, college basketball is going to suck this season." -- @SeanCablinasian on Twitter That was a post I had on Twitter, dated and time stamped 10:29 PM on November 17. Kansas was the top-ranked team in the country at the time, and they were plodding their way ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Game Time: Realignment's "Seven Year Itch" Sending Longhorns Up North?

    ​Well, it's about to happen again. Collegiate athletics are getting that "seven year itch," more specifically college football, which let's face it, is the petroleum that makes the whole athletics engine go. For it was in 2003 that the last real salvo of college football realignment was fired when ... More >>

  • News

    February 11, 2010

    Wild on Washington

    The three-mile stretch of avenue is Houston's place to be if you're young, white, single and ready to party. At least for now.

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    For National Boss Day: The Five Most Misundrestoor Bosses In The Movies

    It's National Boss Day, because apparently getting more weeks of vacation, a higher salary, and an actual office with privacy isn't enough. You can be forgiven if it slipped your mind. After all, you were probably busy using the phone in your cramped, depressing cubicle to argue semi-publicly with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Carnivores Behaving Frugally

    That's Your Big Boy If the three-martini lunch was the status symbol of the go-go '80s (Gordon Gekko and all that), then surely the steakhouse dinner replete with a bottle of Opus One and a finishing cigar was the defining dish of the naughty '00s (pronounced "aughties" by the way). Such naught ... More >>

  • Music

    July 5, 2007

    Bayou Blow

    Coke is the new weed

  • Film

    April 21, 2005

    Scoundrel Time

    Alex Gibney expertly captures the lies and fall of Enron

  • Music

    May 13, 2004

    Crazy Tony Is Back

    Broken Note Records returns from the graveyard of labels

  • Music

    October 30, 2003

    The Kids in America

    When the working day is done, Molly & the Ringwalds just want to have fun

  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    Americana Psychos

    Mixing Nashville craft with gothic content, David Olney is a songwriter's songwriter

  • Film

    February 17, 2000

    $tocks and Bonding

    Boiler Room steams with the stark greed of go-for-brokers

  • Film

    September 11, 1997

    Losing It

    All work and no play make this a gloomy Game

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