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Jerry Lewis

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    Vote or Die: The Last VJ's Top 5 Videos of the Week

    Welcome back to The Last VJ, music fans. Some local love managed to make its way into the selection of most triumphant videos this week. Also, get ready for evil dancing, mad science, and heroin. You like heroin, right? No? Well, that's OK. Even without heroin it's a great round-up this week. Vot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Vive La France: 14 French Lessons From English Pop Songs

    Shutterstock/faqs.org​Happy Bastille Day, everybody. Today France celebrates the day in 1789 when an angry mob stormed the eponymous (our new favorite word) prison in central Paris, freed all seven prisoners - they were really after the guns and ammunition, Clash-style - and touched off the Fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    14 Things You Didn't Know About Rick Springfield

    2. Rick Springfield is a stone cold sex fiend... ​In recent years, many musicians have put down their instruments (at least temporarily) and picked up the computer keyboard to produce some pretty revelatory memoirs. And in one case, perhaps too revelatory - Billy Joel recently pulled the plug ... More >>

  • Film

    May 12, 2011

    This Is a Man's World

    A comedy written by and starring women, Bridesmaids still screwed.

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Me And Charlie Sheen

    ​Barely a week has passed since Charlie Sheen's Krakatoa style career meltdown and it's already hard to think of anything new to say about it. You've already got warlock pictures, expert rehab advice from Dr. Drew (who's already threatening to topple Dr. Phil as Most Annoyingly Omnipresent Med ... More >>

  • Film

    December 16, 2010

    Gay and Gayer

    Jim Carrey and crew go balls-out in the raunchy, liberating Phillip Morris.

  • Film

    December 9, 2010

    Gay and Gayer

    Jim Carrey and crew go balls-out in the raunchy, liberating Phillip Morris.

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Pop Rocks: You'll Be Sorry When They're Gone

    ​Harvey Pekar died yesterday. What was lost in the usual exercise of macabre one-upmanship -- as everyone rushed to update Twitter and Facebook in an effort to be the first to break the bad news to all their friends -- was the fact that most of them were only aware of Pekar's existence thanks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    Jimmy Buffett Kicks Off His Flip-Flops At The Woodlands

    Photos by Brittanie Shey​ In 2008, Aftermath was on vacation in France. We decided to catch a show of the Spaghetti Western Orchestra, who had a month-long performance residency at a tiny theater in the Bastille neighborhood of Paris. The band is an Australian quintet that performs the music of En ... More >>

  • Music

    January 10, 2008

    Death Race 2008

    Amy Winehouse, Chuck Berry, Bobby Brown: Who'll be the first to go?

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2007
  • Calendar

    November 8, 2007

    Other Cinema Digital: A Mediarchaeological Survey

    Works from the movie house that inspired the Aurora Picture Show

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Double Vision

    Jess and Lisa Origliasso give teen pop a harmonic jolt as the Veronicas

  • Film

    January 19, 2006

    Who's Laughing?

    Albert Brooks looks for comedy and comes up empty

  • Film

    December 22, 2005

    Backhanded Slapstick

    Jim Carrey's brand of fun warms a reheated Dick and Jane

  • Film

    October 27, 2005

    Strange Brew

    The Truth is, Egoyan's latest is B-movie noir, with killer performances

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2003

    Sister Laughter

    Houston's newest all-female comedy troupe makes its debut

  • Music

    July 17, 2003

    Les Nubians

    Sunday, July 20

  • Dining

    May 29, 2003

    The War with Chirac

    Guerin's Bistro fights the good fight while anti-French sentiment swirls about Houston and the United States

  • Film

    May 22, 2003

    Power Play

    Jim Carrey goes from physical to metaphysical comedy in Bruce Almighty

  • Film

    December 26, 2002

    Catcher in the Sky

    Spielberg gets caught up in the thrill of the chase

  • Film

    July 26, 2001

    Disorganized Crime

    A pair of Swingers gets whacked in the witless mob comedy Made

  • Film

    April 19, 2001

    Crazy from the Heat

    Boorman and Le Carré lose touch with their thrill-seeking personae in Panama

  • News

    February 8, 2001

    No Contest

    KPRC uses the IRS for this month's sweeps giveaway

  • Film

    June 22, 2000

    Dr. Jekyll and Jim Carrey

    The freewheeling comedic actor has double the fun in Me, Myself & Irene

  • Dining

    March 2, 2000
  • Calendar

    February 3, 2000

    I'm Crushing Your Head!

    The Kids in the Hall

  • Film

    October 29, 1998

    To Die Laughing

    Chaplinesque Life uses humor against Holocaust horrors

  • Film

    June 4, 1998

    Tube Message

    Everyman's Jim Carrey examines TV's omnipotence in The Truman Show

  • Film

    May 7, 1998

    Deja Vu All Over Again

    The cocktail party never ends in le cinema du Henry Jaglom

  • Film

    April 17, 1997

    Dead Heads

    In this brainless comedy, the corpses are the liveliest things on the screen

  • News

    March 20, 1997

    The Angelides Affair

    A dispute over research fraud has split the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine, and could jeopardize the way universities police scientific misconduct

  • Film

    December 19, 1996

    Doesn't Suck

    Beavis and Butt-head get off the couch and onto the big screen

  • Music

    November 14, 1996
  • News

    October 24, 1996

    Mr. S.O.B.

    Rick's CEO Robert Watters wants to make sexually oriented businesses respectable. So why, in his adopted hometown, does he get no respect?

  • Calendar

    May 23, 1996

    Beat the Heat!

    1996 Summer Guide

  • Calendar

    February 1, 1996
  • Film

    January 4, 1996
  • Calendar

    January 4, 1996
  • Film

    May 4, 1995

    Make 'em Laugh

    With Funny Bones, Peter Chelsom dips into humor's dark side

  • Film

    April 20, 1995

    The Why of WorldFest

    Houston's film festival returns a "lean, mean movie machine"

  • News

    December 29, 1994

    The Year of Living Anxiously

    Are We Having Fun Yet? Or is it just the jangly buzz of advanced urban stress syndrome?

  • Culture

    July 21, 1994

    Screwball Comedy

    A Comedy of Errors for the television age

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