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J.C. Penney Co. Inc.

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Fans Still Support Paula Deen, Bringing Her Cookbooks to No. 1 on Amazon.com

    During the afternoon of Friday, June 28, Paula Deen's upcoming cookbook, Paula Deen's New Testament: 250 Favorite Recipes All Lightened Up, to be available in October, was No. 1 on Amazon.com in the Best Sellers in Books section, followed by her previous cookbook, Paula Deen's Southern Cooking Bible ... More >>

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    January 4, 2013

    Thieves Stealing UPS Packages: Five Things They Won't Want When They Open Them

    According to a report from KHOU, neighbors in midtown caught two men stealing UPS packages and called police, who arrested them. By the looks of the video -- and knowing the area -- these were probably homeless men looking for something they could pawn. Given the time of year, it's not uncommon to h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Older Is Better: The Five Best Antique Malls in Houston

    And the Lord said: Let Me be embroidered.​What better way to honor your living relatives than with gifts from someone else's dead relatives? Wait, no, we want you to like antique malls! Let me try again: Shopping for an older relative, who remembers the days before iPads? And Wii? And even ce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Save Yourself: The 10 Worst Online Retailers

    Ads like this are the only reason to visit AmericanApparel.com...if you like that sort of thing​It's frustrating enough to shop for friends and family members during the holidays. Do I get my 80-year-old aunt a gift card to Kroger or H-E-B? Decisions, decisions. Unfortunately, some online mer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Turn It On, Leave It On: MTV's 10 Best Music Series

    "Henry Rollins asks Kevin Shields how much he can bench on the next 120 Minutes..."​This week marks the 30th anniversary of the beginning of MTV, that loud, hyper-colored behemoth that changed pop culture and the music industry forever, endlessly providing viewers with visual and mental stimul ... More >>

  • News

    January 13, 2011

    Still Standing

    South Park has gone from a sheltered suburb to a crime-ridden war zone to a near wasteland. And Burger Park has managed to survive it all.

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Chelsea Clinton's Wedding: Five Reasons We Won't Be Attending, Thank You Very Much

    Another wedding we passed on, btw​Frankly, when June ends we breathe a sigh of relief. No more weddings, we think. And even more: No more having to turn down invitations to weddings at Vail, Santa Fe, St. Bart's or all those New York suburbs. It can be devastating listening to someone plead for yo ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 22, 2009

    Polo by Jason Villegas

    At the CAMH, an artist threads his obsessions together.

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    The Times Fashion Writer Tries To Master The Art Of Apologizing

    ​On Wednesday we wrote about a New York Times review of the new JC Penney store in Manhattan, in which writer Cintra Wilson spent much of the piece articulating the lack of class manifest in the pudgy, butterball-esque people who a) don't live in Manhattan and b) shop at JC Penney.A lot of other b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Times Writer Dumps on Texas' JC Penney, Because We're Just So Damn Fat Here

    ​JC Penney is the reliable standby of malls across the Midwest and in Texas; for the past 20 years the company's been headquartered in Plano, the mall-infested suburb of Dallas.They've decided to open a Manhattan branch, and were met with heaps of condescending scorn from The New York Times' "Crit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Don't Work -- It's Cyber Monday!

    Thought the holiday uber-shopping craze was limited to Black Friday? Welcome to Cyber Monday.Admittedly, the day was first a gimmick by Shop.org (they coined the term back in 2005), but over the years, more and more stores have jumped on board and as many as 82% of online retailers are offering spec ... More >>

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    August 25, 2008
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    August 18, 2008
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    July 15, 2008
  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Getting Personal

    Nouveau punk rockeros need love, too

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    Truth and Consequences

    Sometimes in the game of cops and robbers, telling your story is no defense

  • News

    May 13, 2004

    Captive Market

    Companies complain that they can't compete against convict labor

  • Music

    April 11, 2002

    Motivational Motörhead

    Lemmy: Heavy metal's F-bomb-dropping answer to Anthony Robbins

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    Living in a House of Cards

    Rank-and-file employees suspected something was wrong at Enron. Now they want someone to pay.

  • Culture

    November 29, 2001

    Non Mall Shopping Adventures

    Shopping adventures

  • Culture

    November 29, 2001
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    November 8, 2001

    Don't Call Her Honey

    Karen Finley brings her latest First Amendment challenge to Theater LaB

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Sick Kids

    For many mentally ill teenagers in Texas, the only way to get treatment is to get arrested.

  • News

    May 10, 2001

    Confidence Man

    Is the BBB's Dan Parsons the most honest man in Houston?

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Goodnight, Miss Moonlight

    Maxine Mesinger departs for the big swankienda in the sky

  • Music

    August 31, 2000

    Maller, Shot Caller

    CONXTION 2000 is hippin' and hoppin' despite its mall address

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Run to Ground

    Inmate Terry Banks broke out of jail in Missouri, prison guard Lynette Barnett by his side. They disappeared for seven weeks - until the law caught up with them in a Victoria County, Texas, trailer park.

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    The Santa Express

    He was the perfect St. Nicholas. If he could just move faster.

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Carlos Chaves, Mall Surgeon

    Sure, an unlicensed doctor was performing liposuction at a hair salon. Stranger still: Clients kept showing up.

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    The Yenta

    The nice Jewish boy of my mom's dreams-for a hundred bucks?

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    Full Contact Paddling

    Safari tests brains, strength, endurance and the willpower to persevere when you're puking out of your boat. And pissing in it.

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    Out on the Town

    Kids gather comfortablyfor a special prom

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    October 1, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 1 - 7, 1998

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    March 13, 1997
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    August 22, 1996

    Beastly Behavior

    Wildlife rehabilitator Vivian Steele got along fine with animals. It's people who gave her trouble.

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    July 25, 1996
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    May 9, 1996
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    February 29, 1996
  • Film

    July 13, 1995

    Sugar High

    The Power Rangers movie is sweet, junky fun

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