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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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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 >>
It's almost like taking a trip to Philadelphia.
Big Bang Theory's Jim ParsonsJim 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 >>
Jim Parsons is a local boy done good - and doing good
Photo by Jim ParsonsA 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 >>
Photo by Jim ParsonsThe 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 >>
Photo by Jim ParsonsWith 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 >>
GHPA will turn your eews into aahs with unknown facts about the Cougar campus
The Greater Houston Preservation Alliance focuses on the historic homes of the Museum District
Authors Jim Parsons and David Bush highlight the citys artsy architecture
Houstonist.com offers up some betters views of H-town
Great moments in HouStoned history
UH's new communication school plan puts the priorities on PR
With the world premiere of Fucking A, Infernal Bridegroom Productions may have outgrown its seedy past, but it hasn't forgotten it
IBP's witty Marie and Bruce takes a hard look at language
Life is pointless. And then you die laughing.
Clever and comical T3 ends too quickly
Below the Belt visits a familiar white-collar hell
Infernal Bridegroom takes an enchanting trip down Tennessee Williams's Camino Real
Chili Queen is warmly recognizable; Hamlet, unfortunately, is too
Infernal Bridgroom's Cherry Orchard is a close success
According to Sylvia, it's a beautiful young actress
Woyzeck is filled with the short, sharp and shocking
How do you make a Victorian farce a fiasco? By being too obvious.