Jerry Springer

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Zapruder Analysis Of Two Chicks Brawling At Intersection Of Harwin And South Gessner

    The holidays can be awfully stressful. The parties, the presents, the expenses, they can all make normally sane people do insane things. To say, though, that the video you're about to see has anything to do with holiday stress is probably giving too much benefit of the doubt. Completely judging two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Filomena Tobias: Middle Finger-Flipping Miami Heat Fan's 15 Minutes of Fame Has Begun

    While the viral celebrities of the Internet age are, in our minds, all part of the same dysfunctional family (Ladies and gentlemen, the VIRAL Family! Tay, Chris, Antoine, Charles, and Zombie Kid! Ready for action!) , the fact of the matter is that none of them actually know each other and none of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    5 Easy Ways to Spruce Up American Idol

    You may not have noticed, but American Idol started a new season last week. If you're like most people, you apparently didn't watch because the ratings are way down. This could be for any number of reasons. Idol has been on the air for what feels like forever, with pretty much the same formula all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Five Reasons Why Perry's Attempt to Block Negative Social Media Content Is a Bad Idea

    Controlling negative publicity is tough business in the modern world. Virtually everything is caught on tape -- good and bad -- and the Internet provides the ideal place for opposition. From anonymous commenters to bloggers to people on social networking sites, it is impossible to prevent negative c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Game Time: Yeah, My Bracket Blows, But At Least I'm Not This Guy

    ​Sometimes I forget that the cushy little sports world I live in is not the end-all and be-all. For the better part of the last two weeks, it has felt like everything was crashing down around me as housewives and receptionists everywhere had outpicked me on their March Madness brackets using such ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2009

    Houston Man Learns It Can Be Dangerous Appearing On Jerry Springer

    ​You know what's shocking?You go out to appear on The Jerry Springer Show, and you get involved in a fight where police are called.That's like going to see a Michael Bay movie and -- instead of the insightful character study you were expecting -- there's a bunch of explosions.An unnamed Housto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Pop Rocks: John & Nadya Plus 22

    ​Ohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseohplease: The gossip apocalypse has arrived: Jon Gosselin and Nadya Suleman will be going on a date.The Jon & Kate Plus 8 star has reportedly agreed to appear in a cheesy new reality show in which he'll date Octomom Nadya Suleman, former Cheaters producer Bobby Goldst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    An Opera About Houston's Anna Nicole Smith? Why The Hell Not?

    World, you have waited long enough -- you are finally getting your Anna Nicole Smith opera.Britain's Royal Opera House has announced it will produce an opera based on the life of Houston's favorite stripper/golddigger/Rusty Hardin antagonist in 2011.The libretto will be written by the guy who did Je ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    First They Came for the Trans-Fats...

    El Paso Senator Eliot Shapleigh is worried about the country's obesity epidemic. He has seen the horrid results of unchecked waistlines - diabetes, heart disease, guest spots on Jerry Springer. So he recently authored a bill that would ban trans-fats in Texas restaurants starting in 2010. Shapleigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    First They Came For The Trans-Fats...

    El Paso Senator Eliot Shapleigh is worried about the country's obesity epidemic. He has seen the horrid results of unchecked waistlines - diabetes, heart disease, guest spots on Jerry Springer. So he recently authored a bill that would ban trans-fats in Texas restaurants starting in 2010. Shapleigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2008
  • Music

    October 2, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 21, 2007

    Tunnel Mole Strikes Gold, and Garnets and Emeralds and Topaz

    Look a little bright in there? Just think about what it does to Tunnel Mole's eyes. Some bloggers post holiday wish lists, but your humble Tunnel Mole is more concerned about what to give, not to receive. Like, what to give the Real-Estate Tycoon Brother Who Has Everything? My Real-Estate Tycoon Br ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 8, 2007

    Other Cinema Digital: A Mediarchaeological Survey

    Works from the movie house that inspired the Aurora Picture Show

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2006

    "No, This Entire Court Is Out of Order!"

    Courtesy of Paramount Television Judge Toler told you, biatch! Okay, this is one of those rare occasions where UHF daytime programming is somewhat interesting: Today at 2 p.m., a Houston couple will stand before Divorce Court's Judge Lynn Toler. The Houston couple is one Victoria Gray and Jason ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2006
  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    Told You So

    Racket gets his gloat on

  • Calendar

    November 3, 2005

    Alive and Kicking

    For colored girls is a tale for everyone

  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    Green Day

    Friday, August 19, at Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, 1-866-4HOUTIX.

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    Birthday Surprise

    Preservationists get help in the oddest way

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2005

    Hey, Jade

    Meet Sappho, Wilde and even Ellen in the one-man show ICONS

  • Film

    August 5, 2004

    Nasty Girl

    In this Little Black Book you'll find a lot of mean people

  • Calendar

    July 1, 2004
  • Music

    May 13, 2004
  • Culture

    March 11, 2004

    Odd Couplings

    "The Centaur's Smile" highlights those freaky ancient Greeks

  • Calendar

    January 22, 2004

    Magnums at Opus

    Are you beautiful? Then head to downtown's newest club

  • 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

  • Music

    March 13, 2003
  • Culture

    March 6, 2003

    Consumer Culture

    "Transvision" turns TVs and other things into salable works of art

  • Film

    January 23, 2003

    Mind Games

    Clooney toys with the twisted delusions of Chuck Barris

  • Culture

    December 12, 2002

    End of the Road

    Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more

  • Calendar

    September 5, 2002

    As Seen on TV

    A painter makes art out of Jerry Springer

  • Calendar

    August 15, 2002

    Increasing the Flock

    Aurora Picture Show goes on tour in its hometown

  • Music

    May 9, 2002

    The Burden Brothers

    Saturday, May 11

  • News

    February 28, 2002

    The Dome and Dylan

    Knock-knock-knocking on Reliant's door

  • Film

    February 7, 2002

    The Dollhouse Is Burning

    Storytelling ups the ante on Solondz's bluster of sex, rage and insanity

  • News

    November 16, 2000

    A Diva in the Making

    Chanel Dita wants to champion transgender rights. But first, she's got a date with Jerry Springer.

  • News

    October 5, 2000


    Behest of Houston?, Paranoia by the Pack, Transsexual Treat

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Band Name

    Trailer Park Playboys

  • Calendar

    August 17, 2000

    Touchy Subjects

    E. Lynn Harris

  • Film

    July 13, 2000

    Heigh Ho, It's Off to Work They Go

    Hughes brothers make pimpin' seem as benign as the cartoonish caricature of the profession

  • Film

    May 11, 2000

    Rave On

    Impressive Human Traffic isn't always pretty, much like the scene it covers

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    News Hostage

    Conan Was a Warrior

  • Music

    July 29, 1999
  • News

    November 19, 1998
  • Culture

    August 20, 1998

    Party Hearty

    Clever and comical T3 ends too quickly

  • Culture

    August 13, 1998

    Windy City Wonder

    Smart and relevant Chicago is a venerable charmer

  • Calendar

    August 13, 1998
  • Calendar

    June 25, 1998

    Night & Day

    June 25 - July 1, 1998

  • Calendar

    June 18, 1998

    Night & Day

    June 18 - 24, 1998

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