Jesus christ...I wonder sometimes if we're approaching the singularity in entertainment reporting. A "singularity," as we all know, is the point in which gravitational forces cause matter to have an infinite density and zero volume. If we define "density" as "number of stories and/or article ... More >>
Only nine hopefuls remain in this, the 10th season of American Idol (AKA the Greatest Talent Competition Since the Battle of the Bands at San Dimas High School). It's time to separare the wheat from the chaff, the post-adolescents from the mere adolescents, those who are "in it to win it" fro ... More >>
As you may have heard, there's a teeny-tiny little music festival going on in Austin later this week. Some of the early birds on team Rocks Off are either already there or well on their way, as a matter of fact. With more than 2,000 artists playing the official part of SXSW alone, trying to ... More >>
The sweet smell of secessionIn five years, we will mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the bloodiest war in U.S. history, and yet a stupefying number of people still don't comprehend how flying a flag associated with treason and -- more to the point -- racism might not be the best idea: ... More >>
We've all been there, sweetheart.I'm sure you've been busy with your familial obligations this past week, but just in case you missed the Big News, Miley Cyrus has gone and done it again: Racy new photos of Miley Cyrus were leaked online last night including a shot of her assistant pretendin ... More >>
W Magazine: All about the art.In the latest news from the Land That Talent Forgot, Kim Kardashian has gone starkers for the November issue of W Magazine: Kim Kardashian has bared all on the cover of a fashion magazine. The reality star, who turns 30 on Oct. 21, appears nude on W Magazine's ... More >>
FORWARD THIS E-MAIL TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW!!!!!Oooooo -- Halloween!! So scary for young kids!!And for adults who insist on forwarding every e-mail from some AOL account carrying dire warnings of Halloween horror.Our five favorites:5. That candy has crystal meth!!Subject: HALLOWEEN WARNINGHALLOWEEN ... More >>
Davis Guggenheim ignores too many inconvenient truths in Waiting for "Superman."
Hero of the middle classLast night, a full house at Wortham Center applauded her criticisms of government and laughed at her self-deprecating humor. They loved her support of the middle class and her accusations that the media is failing to tell the right stories. Arianna Huffington was a hit.And ... More >>
The Lady of the Left brings her newest book to Houston
rikomaticWhat is it? You can't live in this great city of ours and escape the enigma that is mole, the complex, dramatic sauce that covers enchiladas, chicken and even French fries (if that sort of thing suits you). It's pronounced moh-lay, just in case you've been living under a rock (or y ... More >>
Nick Kosir, Beaumont's Rapping Weatherman, has a posseWe wrote about Beaumont's rapping weatherman Nick Kosir last week, and as we mentioned then, we weren't the first to do so. ESPN2's Sports Nation, The Huffington Post and the ever-illustrious Ryan Seacrest have all recognized Kosir for his ... More >>
Much hay is being made of Kristen Stewart's ("Bella" in the Twilight movies) comments to British Elle magazine about the perils of fame. This one in particular: On the paparazzi: "What you don't see are the cameras shoved in my face and the bizarre intrusive questions being asked, or the peo ... More >>
Congratulations to Houston Press photographer Bryan Williams, whose (in)famous pic from last February's Sarah Palin/Rick Perry rally now belongs to the ages, or the Huffington Post, as the case may be: Last year we set to work to find the funniest (whether intentionally so or not) protest si ... More >>
The 2010 Yates championship team proved nobody does it better.
Andrew Koenig, who played Mike Seaver's best friend "Boner" on Growing Pains, went missing last week in Vancouver. His sister, Danielle Koenig, said he was last seen Feb. 14 in Vancouver, where he was visiting friends, Zap2It reports. He was to have flown out Feb. 16 but didn't make the flight. ... More >>
For a country singer who vanished from sight for ten years, Los Angeles songwriter Bob Woodruff has been in the press quite a bit lately. Two weeks ago, the Huffington Post (ahem) compared him to Bad Blake in the Oscar-nominated movie Crazy Heart, and Andrew Dansby of the Houston Chronicle devoted ... More >>
As anyone with a television knows, the new Jeff Bridges movie Crazy Heart is all the rage. In fact, it is such a rage that even the pseudo-hipsters at Huffington Post are aware of it. A few days back, Los Angeles songwriter Bob Woodruff sent Lonesome Onry and Mean a link to an article Jesse Kornb ... More >>
We Americans are a generous people. In the days after the devastating Haitian earthquake, we whipped out our credit cards and donated millions to relieve that stricken, jinxed nation.But until Thursday, when the Huffington Post got wind of the practices, the major credit companies (including ... More >>
The mass shooting at Fort Hood was just one of a growing number of troubling military deaths, murders and suicides.
Friday, October 30th. The day before Halloween. Not that we think this fact has escaped you, dear, dear reader. But we know exactly what predicament you're in. It's clear by the panic on your face. You don't have a Halloween costume, do you? Shame shame. But we figured. Although it's usually par f ... More >>
I am such a Johnny-come-lately to this party, I fear. But then again, perhaps it is for the best that I did not realize any sooner that Gwyneth Paltrow has what has to be the most self-indulgent, ridiculous website ever, and it's named -- for some reason -- Goop (with the tagline "Nourish the Inner ... More >>
The proud vegans in this San Diego grindcore outfit welcome you to The Harvest Floor.
Between serious safety and environmental concerns, the Toyota Prius isn't the angel that everyone thinks it is.
Many moons ago, I blogged about not being able to stop watching that clip on Dancing with the Stars where Marie Osmond fainted (the post was titled "I Can't Get Enough of Marie Osmond Fainting.") People called me out, saying I was a "sick pervert" and that I represented everything that was wrong wit ... More >>
As we first reported last October, the year 2008 marked the first time since the death penalty was reinstated in 1977 that Harris County would not be sending anyone to Death Row.The high cost of capital murder trials, some setbacks in prosecutions that may have indicated changing public sentiment, n ... More >>
LEED certification is oddly expensive in Houston
Greetings from Gitmo