Superchunk Fitzgerald's February 7, 2014 As nations united in Sochi Friday to celebrate an age-old Olympic tradition, Houston Gen-Xers skipped the Opening Ceremonies and gathered at Fitzgerald's instead, to celebrate another timeless wonder: '90s rock powerhouse Superchunk. While the crowd at Fitz ... More >>
Rick Adelman: Subbing is an art; his boss thinks it's a scienceThe press release was entitled "Rockets Agree to Part Ways with Rick Adelman," and read like this: Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team and Head Coach Rick Adelman have mutually agreed to part ... More >>
Texas is loaded with natural resources, among them beautiful women. The state has provided many, many gorgeous, sexy and smart women. To be sure, not all of them combine all of those qualities -- here are tradeoffs to be made -- but still, there's been no shortage in our lifetimes of fetching Texas ... More >>
Get a double dose of the Houston skyline as you watch this film
I was actually going to do my Rockets midseason report card today. I really was. But I got home last night, and despite telling myself that I would hold off on watching the next two hours of the new season of 24 until after I got my "sports related" work done, I just couldn't do it.As outlandish, ... More >>
The New Year's Eve countdown is only hours away. The built-in suspense of it all, along with the opportunity for pathos via a lonely celebrant, or a doomed couple exuding cheery optimism, has been catnip for moviemakers.There have been some great New Year's Eves in the movies. Here are five of the b ... More >>
The Village Voice Media party gave me plenty of reasons to stick around La Zona Reasons (i.e. free drinks, free food and The Black Keys) but I finally headed out to see British Sea Power at Mohawk. The sound check seemed to take forever, especially after more than a few free drinks and the Texas he ... More >>
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Once upon a time Houston was a hot spot for comedy clubs. Now it's anybody's guess on who'll turn out on any given night
Sure, Fiona Apple is crazy...like a fox!
Morrissey tells America where it can shove its hamburger
Local storytellers kick it up a notch with "Stories from the Edge"
Get real art for a hundred bucks at "5x7/Houston"
Studios don't get the Upright Citizens, which isn't funny at all
Alternative comics Maria Bamford and Zach Galifianakis aren't above using mainstream methods
Kate gets the hard sell in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
Andy Richter deserves to control the universe, if only Fox would let him
A decade after Vanilla Ice melted down, he's back with the man who made him
Sonnenfeld's comic caper is in Big Trouble
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Nothing's guaranteed at SXSW - not even a seat to Dee Dee Ramone's show
The summer's best action flick may be the animated Titan A. E., which borrows from the leaders of the genre
The Brassy Broads of Comedy put out.
First-rate acting elevates this film beyond its familiar plot
Houston Comedy Festival
Loony Mystery Men have the power only to make us laugh
200 Cigarettes provides pleasantries, if not substance
Powerful Clay Pigeons scores with country-style noir
Michael Moore's liberal heart is in the right place. But what about his head?
Like, wow: Half Baked proves to be half-witted
Janeane Garofalo makes a little deception go a very long (and very funny) way