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Jennifer Aniston

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    May 22, 2014
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    May 2, 2014

    Ida Cano: In Memory of a Longtime Houston Press Employee

    Longtime Houston Press sales employee Ida Cano, 53, died unexpectedly on Sunday April 27, leaving behind her partner, relatives and co-workers who appreciated her for her professional competence, kind manner and love of a good story. Born October 6, 1960, in Corpus Christi, Texas, Cano was the yo ... More >>

  • Film

    August 8, 2013

    We're the Millers: A Family That Hates Together Stays Together

    These outsiders would detest their own square movie.

  • Film

    June 13, 2013

    To Actresses on the Brink of 40: Go Bad or Go Home

    Playing evil is more fun than playing good anyway, right?

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Tim Tebow, Star Of The Omaha Beef?

    Yesterday, I got an e-mail from my friend R.J. Bell, founder of wagering infotainment website pregame.com. I love getting e-mails from R.J. because they always have the gambling spin on whatever the latest sports news is. You know how some people subscribe to services that send them inspirational e- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Reviews for the Easily Distracted:
    Wanderlust

    Title: Wanderlust How Many More Jennifer Aniston Movies Do We As A Society Have To Endure? I'd estimate two a year until she dies. So...100 more. Rating Using Random Objects Relevant To The Film: Three portable toilets out of five. Brief Plot Synopsis: Yuppie couple flees unemployment by holing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    10 Rom-Coms Even Guys Will Watch

    Can you smell it? Either love is in the air or the Chick-fil-A has started using chicken-scented billboards. Yes, Valentine's Day is coming to give all men night sweats over what to do on the most romantic of the Hallmark holidays. As we were searching around for entertainment suggestions, we were t ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012

    Pop Rocks: And Now, Your Least Anticipated Movies of 2012

    The end of the year is always a nice time for going to the theater. Studios are desperate to cram anything they want for "awards consideration" into the final two weeks of December, leading to a larger than usual number of thoughtful, well-made films available for your holiday viewing pleasure. Yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2011

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Can You Stomach Onscreen Rape and Torture?

    It isn't necessary to have read or watched the versions of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo already in existence to be aware of their reputation for extreme violence. The latest American interpretation of the bestselling book hit theaters last week, and the abuse in this feminist revenge saga has in ... More >>

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    December 13, 2011

    Pop Rocks: So Who Really Isn't Sexier Than Jennifer Aniston?

    You win this round, Aniston.​Men's Health magazine, which I'd always assumed was largely aimed at the gay population (much like Field & Stream), recently declared Jennifer Anison the "sexiest woman of all time:" Forget that "Sexiest Woman Alive" nonsense. Jennifer Aniston has just been named ... More >>

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    November 2, 2011

    Top 20 Throwback TV Theme Songs Part 1

    ​We grew up on television. Whether it was Saturday morning cartoons, afternoon re-runs, Sunday Disney and Wild Kingdom or Thursday night "must see" TV, we saw it. We noticed that on November 2, 1985, the Miami Vice soundtrack went to number one on the Billboard charts where it would stay for ... More >>

  • Film

    July 7, 2011

    White Man's Lament

    It's hard out there for an employed, middle-class, white-collar male in Horrible Bosses.

  • News

    March 3, 2011

    Advertisements for Herself

    Jolanda Jones says never talk to HPD

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    The Axiston of Evil

    Together at last...​If it's a month with an "r" in it, there must be another Jennifer Aniston movie coming out. Sure enough, the airwaves are littered with commercials for her latest, Just Go With It, and she's dutifully hitting the talk show circuit (Ellen, Conan) and also making the rounds o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Ten '90s Movies That Spurred Our Sexual Awakenings

    THE SANDLOT??? Oh yeah: Read on​A few weeks back, Jeff Balke chronicled the five `80's movie scenes that spurred his age group's sexual awakenings. The movies that "caused a stirring in my loins" as he said, at that precocious young age where the world is an awfully confusing and sexy place. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Justin Bieber: Why Are We Going Saturday?

    dailyhaha.comWill Ferrell: Not a fan.​Justin Bieber is much more than a Twitter phenomenon and the most-copied hairstyle since Jennifer Aniston. He's also a living, breathing, 16-year-old human being who will perform at Toyota Center Saturday night. From what we can tell, tickets are still av ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    4 Movies Every Waiter (or Ex-Waiter) Can Sympathize With

    Maybe the funniest movie you've never seen.​I've always said that if I have kids, I'm going to make them hold jobs in two industries while they're in high school or college: retail and restaurant. Your appreciation for the hard, often thankless work these folks do -- and your treatment of them ... More >>

  • Film

    August 19, 2010

    Life Is Beautiful

    Attractive female seeks ­attractive sperm donor in ­attractive comedy The Switch.

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    August 10, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Levi Johnston - The Future's So Bright...

    Let no man put asunder​Been a busy month for Levi Johnston. The 20-year old former hockey player and impregnator of Sarah Palin's eldest daughter not only saw his engagement to Bristol disintegrate over reports he wasn't so discriminating with his seed ("Levi is one of three possible fathers w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Pop Rocks: The Time Is Now For A Friends Movie

    ​It's been a dark six years since we said goodbye to Central Perk and the Rembrandts dropped off the face of the earth. Now, in Year 6 AF, dawn looks like it's finally breaking; we could be getting a Friends movie. Now, I don't want to get anyone's hopes up. Will a film catching up with Monic ... More >>

  • Film

    May 27, 2010
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    March 25, 2010

    Fight Club

    Sure, we all know you can't talk about it, but there's no rule that you can't watch it over and over again

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    March 22, 2010

    Five Movie Couples With Worse Chemistry Than Gerard Butler And Jennifer Aniston

    The Bounty Hunter earned $21 million at the box office last weekend. A respectable take, though only enough to place third -- behind Alice in Wonderland and fellow opener Diary of a Wimpy Kid. The movie still looks like it'll earn a decent haul, then again, I don't remember seeing any of the Wimpy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Quick Hits

    ​We're going to mix it up a bit on Pop Rocks today. Usually, I stick with one subject for the entire piece because I'd rather not depend too heavily on snarky line-item entries. But let's face it; sometimes there's just too much going on in the world of pop culture for me to focus on just one top ... More >>

  • News

    February 4, 2010
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    January 21, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Somebody Impregnate Jennifer Aniston Already

    ​Imagine you're...a certain relatively famous Hollywood actress. Gradually, and through no real fault of your own, you've seen the fame of your early days starring in one of the most popular sitcoms of all time fade and lead roles dwindle. Meanwhile a parade of your exes have either moved on to r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    My First Bun Bo Hue

    ​It was almost closing time at Kim Chau, the aging and eccentric Vietnamese restaurant on Longpoint near Antoine. Kim Chau's dreary dining room, with its black-and-white checkerboard tile floor and tables covered with cobalt-blue vinyl tablecloths, glowed weirdly in the fluorescent light throu ... More >>

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    October 22, 2009

    Pop Rocks: New Blood For Hollywood. Please

    ​I used to review movies (over here, if you care), an endeavor I had to quit for a variety of reasons: my hectic neurosurgery rotation, for one, as well as the increasing physical demands of the new Mrs. Vonder Haar, Carla Gugino. But among the non-imaginary factors influencing my decision was the ... More >>

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    August 25, 2009

    Beyonce: Not Just Dangerously In Love, Dangerous To Your Computer

    Daniel Kramer​Via the Houston site of examiner.com, anti-viral software company McAfee ranks Beyonce near the top of celebrities for whom Internet searches are likely to lead to pages containing spyware, viruses or other technology-borne maladies. Searching Beyonce and other boldfaced names like J ... More >>

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    August 24, 2009

    Boy, Do We Feel Old: "Hot for Teacher" and Other Back-To-School Songs

    Today is the first day of school for almost all the public school districts in the area. Children and teens from Alvin to Alief are trudging into polished halls and sterile classrooms for yet another year of romantic intrigue and bitter class struggle, and impromptu dance routines in the cafeteria, ... More >>

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    February 23, 2009

    Most. Boring. Oscars. Ever.

    Ugh! The only interesting thing about the whole damn show was the realization that Goldie Hawn looks like Mickey Rourke. Stop with the work, lady! Seriously. God love Hugh Jackman, but this is not the Tonys. Could that Beyonce "Best of the Musicals" number been any more cheese ball? I have exp ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009

    Tonight: Brett Dennen at Warehouse Live

    There's forlornness in Brett Dennen that puts a lump in your throat and makes you want to buy the guy a beer and let him have your last two cigarettes. He somehow manages to marry the vocal quiver of Antony Hegarty (of the Johnsons) and the tender strum of British troubadour David Gray. In concert, ... More >>

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    December 25, 2008

    The Best Pop Culture Gifts of 2008

    There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who wear fake reindeer antlers during the Christmas season and those that don't. I am the former. What. You thought I would be the latter? Just because I love to make fun of crap? Honestly, what kind of pop culture writer would I be if I didn't ... More >>

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    August 2, 2008

    Weekend Music: Tony Joe White, Candlebox, John Mayer, Bobby Blue Bland, Flowers to Hide and More

    Tonight, swamp thing Tony Joe White picks some "Polk Salad Annie" at the Continental Club. Somewhere, Johnny Cash will no doubt be watching. [Note: White also plays a free 4 p.m. in-store at Cactus Music.] Candlebox - that's right, Candlebox - who All Music Guide says "unwittingly helped usher in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    So Angelina Jolie Had Her Babies

    So, gals and guys, pull up a chair and let’s dish. Cuz Angie had her babies. This past weekend, she popped out a matched set, Vivienne Marcheline and Knox Leon (well la di da) to go with the bevy of Benetton babies she shares with Brad Pitt. The kiddos were born in France, of course. I guess ... More >>

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    February 23, 2008
  • Film

    June 1, 2006

    Vince Charming

    Vaughn ensures an amicable Break-Up

  • Film

    April 13, 2006

    Lovely, Not Amazing

    Four women struggle to face midlife in Friends with Money

  • Film

    December 22, 2005

    The Flunk-Out

    Rumor Has It... this Graduate tribute deserves no honors

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    August 15, 2002

    A Friend in Need

    The Good Girl transforms Jennifer Aniston into a crazy cracker everywoman

  • Film

    August 5, 1999

    Iron Beauty

    A cartoon boy and a big metallic man carry a message of peace

  • Film

    July 31, 1997

    Perfect Mess

    What's wrong with this Picture? Everything.

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    May 29, 1997

    boringsomething

    'Til There Was You revisits yuppie angst

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    August 22, 1996

    Brotherly Love

    Ed Burns returns to the subject of sex and sibling rivalry

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