Jack Valenti

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Elizabeth Warren: Obama's New Consumer Watchdog Is A (UH) Cougar

    Elizabeth Warren is making the UH hand sign, you just can't see it​President Obama announced today that he's naming Elizabeth Warren to be his high-profile consumer advocate dealing with banks, finance companies and credit-card issues.She is so hardcore that he had to appoint her as an adviser rat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Jack Valenti, Gay Blade?

    Was the late Jack Valenti -- famous Houstonian, former Lyndon Johnson aide, former head of Hollywood's MPAA, namesake of the Valenti School of Communications at UH -- as gay as a Sondheim song?We don't care one way or the other, but it appears the FBI did.The Washington Post reports this morning tha ... More >>

  • Film

    November 2, 2006

    What Would Jigsaw Do?

    The Passion of the Cut-Rate, High-Grossing Saw Series Continues

  • Film

    December 11, 2003

    Acting Their Age

    Middle-aged Diane Keaton wins Jack Nicholson away from the young'uns in Something's Gotta Give

  • Film

    November 16, 2000

    Fever Dream

    Aronofsky creates the ultimate horror flick for the modern era: A searing depiction of drug addiction

  • News

    April 11, 1996

    Archer's Way

    Don't like the IRS? Neither does Bill Archer. And now the mild-mannered Houston congressman is pushing a radical plan to shut it down.

  • News

    December 2, 1993

    Violence, TV and Demagoguery

    Congressional attempts to ax TV violence may put the First Amendment under the gun