Jeff Spicoli

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Health Department Roundup

    "That doesn't look like 20-foot candles of light 30 inches from where food is provided to the consumer, dude." (Note: Jeff Spicoli is not actually a City of Houston health inspector.)​City health inspectors checked out nearly 100 facilities last week, yet issued only one citation and required ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Houston Texans -- Do Something, Bob McNair

    Headlines don't lie​Every home game Sunday, the Houston Texans put out a free publication called the Tailgate Times that gets handed to ticket holders and media members as they pull into their respective Reliant Stadium parking lots. It's essentially a four-page piece of upbeat Texans propaga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    For 4/20: Five More Classic Stoners From the Movies

    ​When I came up with our inaugural list of movie stoners way back in 2009, I knew I was unfortunately ignoring some key characters. After all, pot smokers have a rich cinematic history, dating back to the 1930s, and it was impossible to get everybody in the same bowl, as it were. If you'll re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    For 4/20: Five Classic Stoners From The Movies

    April 20 is National Pot Smoking Day, because if there's anything America needs, it's a holiday encouraging us to be more apathetic than we already are. But rather than get bogged down in arguments for legalization or debates about the merits of medicinal marijuana, let us simply commemorate this o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2006

    Party On, Coogs

    For a cynical, self-hating UH alum, yesterday was a pretty special day. The City of Houston held a pep rally for the Coogs, who've won the Conference USA title and are now headed to the Liberty Bowl. (Many fans at the rally at City Hall held up signs that said "Give us Liberty!" Clever.) The event ... More >>

  • Film

    June 2, 2005

    Skate Bored

    The Z-Boys roll into Dogtown again, and truth is cooler than fiction

  • Culture

    May 2, 2002

    Skate or Die

    In the 1970s, the Z-Boys were hell on wheels. Today, they're shredding the big screen.

  • Music

    November 4, 1999

    Happy Daze

    Nebula conjures up memories of loud Les Pauls, long hair and weed

  • Calendar

    March 25, 1999