Jim Parsons

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    June 12, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 24, 2014

    10 Silly Predictions For Sunday's Grammy Awards

    This Sunday the music business will celebrate its equivalent of Oscar night when the 56th annual Grammy Awards are handed out at L.A.'s Staples Center. Basically it combines two high-school traditions, the prom and the talent show, but the Grammys are always worth watching -- if nothing else, the ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Bing Bang Theory's Jim Parsons Loves Him Some Houston Sports

    Anyone who has seen any interviews with multiple Emmy Award winner Jim Parsons knows of his love for his home town. He is not shy in talking up Houston on national talk shows and even dropping in stuff about us in his show. But, even more than being an unabashed Houston honk, Parsons loves him his h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    BAZINGA! Rockets Fan, Actor Jim Parsons Sends Video Message to Dwight Howard

    Maybe Dwight Howard wasn't interested in Slim Thug's pitch of strippers and cheap cribs. If not, maybe he'll listen to an Emmy winner and a serious basketball fan. Jim Parsons, who grew up in Houston and performed in local theater groups before moving to LA and making it big on Big Bang Theory, is a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Line & Lariat Hosting Downtown for Dummies, Buffalo Bayou for Beginners Open House

    With all the buzz around downtown Houston lately, you may feel a little out of the loop if you haven't had a chance to check out the revitalized dining and entertainment district for yourself in the past year. Line & Lariat -- one of downtown's best restaurants, housed in the historic Union Nationa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Jim Parsons on Broadway in Harvey, but Who Will Play Harvey?

    It was just announced that Houston's favorite nerd, Jim Parsons, will return to Broadway this coming spring. Parsons, who made his big stage debut this past year in Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, will now take on the lead role in the Pulitzer Prize winning play Harvey. Harvey is about a seemingl ... More >>

  • News

    January 27, 2011

    MasterMinds 2011

    Foodways Texas is among our three winning arts groups.

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Why the Golden Globes Are Relevant...No, Really

    Just as relevant as the Academy Awards. Sorry.​The 2011 awards season kicked off Sunday night with the 68th installment of the Golden Globes, a.k.a. That Awards Show No One in Hollywood Takes Seriously But They All Attend Anyway Because They're Too Chickenshit to Blow It Off. Though now that ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 4, 2010

    Come to Pappa

    It's almost like taking a trip to Philadelphia.

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Jim Parsons Of Houston Nabs A Big Emmy Nomination

    Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons​Jim Parsons, proud alumnus of Klein Oak High, UH and the Infernal Bridegroom Theater company, has nabbed an Emmy nomination.Parsons was nominated for playing Sheldon Cooper in CBS' Big Bang Theory. According to the Hollywood Reporter, his reaction was pretty sim ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 22, 2010

    Catastrophic Theatre's Big! Bang! Catastrophe!

    Jim Parsons is a local boy done good - and doing good

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    The Fight To Save The Alabama Theater's Art Deco Interior Is Broughten

    Photo by Jim Parsons​A lot of people didn't think Sarah Gish would get far when she formed a group to save the River Oaks movie theater, but the theater is still standing.Still threatened, sure; saved mostly by a slow economy, probably, but in Houston you take what preservation victories you can g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    The Alabama Bookstop Due To Become An Office-Supply Store?

    Photo by Jim Parsons​The Alabama Bookstore, the former Alabama Theater, the beloved Montrose icon, is going to be turned into....a Staples?That seems to be the indication from the scoop Swamplot has posted -- architectural drawings the show the property's sloped floor being leveled out by a cement ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    The Alabama Bookstop Remembered By 14-year Employee John Cramer

    Photo by Jim Parsons​With the exception of legendary one-eyed bookseller Jim Brown, nobody knows the soon-to-shutter Alabama Bookstop better than John Cramer. The curmudgeonly guitarist in local psych-rock bands the Mike Gunn and Project Grimm worked there - mostly as the receiving manager - ... More >>

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    February 12, 2009
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    January 15, 2009
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    September 11, 2008

    University of Houston Architecture and Public Art Walking Tour

    GHPA will turn your eews into aahs with unknown facts about the Cougar campus

  • Calendar

    July 10, 2008

    The Binz Architectural Walking Tour

    The Greater Houston Preservation Alliance focuses on the historic homes of the Museum District

  • Calendar

    April 17, 2008

    Houston Deco

    Authors Jim Parsons and David Bush highlight the city’s artsy architecture

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    September 6, 2007

    “600 sq mi: Photos from Houston” offers up some betters views of H-town

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2007

    Last Minute Plans: Houstonist Pub Crawl

    It’s time again to fraternize with our enemies. Okay, so maybe the folks at aren’t arch rivals – in fact they’re more like people who just also do what we do and try to capture the same readers we do – but it’s not like we’re competing or anything, right? Hmm… All th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2007

    Learning to Crawl

    Don't forget to hop on the light rail after work today and head down to the Flying Saucer. The Houstonist Light Rail Pub Crawl begins there at 5:30 p.m. We told you about it earlier in the week. The group will leave from there and board the boozer cruiser light rail and travel to various bars along ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2007

    To Do: Pub Crawl on Friday

    Houstonians can celebrate Texas Independence by freeing themselves from their cars on Friday. Our fellow bloggers at Houstonist are sponsoring a Light Rail Pub Crawl to celebrate the state holiday. "A lot of Texas heroes really enjoyed their alcohol, so we figured this was a good way to celebrate t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2006

    Happy Birthdayist, Houstonist

    Go on, go party with Houstonist. Your friends at HouStoned remind you, however, not to drink and blog. We got nuthin' but love for local blogs, so when we heard that our pals at Houstonist were celebrating their first birthday — and that said celebration involved alcohol — we were all ... More >>

  • News

    October 12, 2006

    The Good, the Blog and the Ugly

    Great moments in HouStoned history

  • Calendar

    August 10, 2006
  • News

    May 25, 2000

    Catching Flack

    UH's new communication school plan puts the priorities on PR

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    Kicking A

    With the world premiere of Fucking A, Infernal Bridegroom Productions may have outgrown its seedy past, but it hasn't forgotten it

  • Culture

    April 8, 1999

    Talk About Love and Hate

    IBP's witty Marie and Bruce takes a hard look at language

  • Culture

    December 10, 1998

    Absurdly Funny

    Life is pointless. And then you die laughing.

  • Culture

    August 20, 1998

    Party Hearty

    Clever and comical T3 ends too quickly

  • Culture

    April 23, 1998

    In the Land of Dilbert

    Below the Belt visits a familiar white-collar hell

  • Culture

    March 12, 1998
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    October 23, 1997

    Street of Dreams

    Infernal Bridegroom takes an enchanting trip down Tennessee Williams's Camino Real

  • Culture

    May 15, 1997

    A Touch of the Familiar

    Chili Queen is warmly recognizable; Hamlet, unfortunately, is too

  • Culture

    February 6, 1997

    Chekhov, Intimately

    Infernal Bridgroom's Cherry Orchard is a close success

  • Culture

    November 14, 1996

    Man's Best Friend

    According to Sylvia, it's a beautiful young actress

  • Culture

    August 1, 1996

    Lit by Lightning

    Woyzeck is filled with the short, sharp and shocking

  • Culture

    July 20, 1995

    Stage Notes

    Outdoor Action

  • Culture

    May 4, 1995

    Sex Done Dull

    How do you make a Victorian farce a fiasco? By being too obvious.

  • News

    December 1, 1994