John Candy

  • Film

    August 28, 2014

    Forrest Gump Returns, Still With Nothing to Say

    Gump goes bigger than ever in IMAX release

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    Five Reasons Ted Cruz Should Stay Canadian

    Last year, it was revealed that Sen. Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada, actually holds Canadian citizenship. Cruz subsequently made headlines -- it was a slow news cycle by all accounts -- last August, by vowing to renounce his Canadian citizenship. After all, the theory goes you can't run for presi ... More >>

  • Film

    February 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    You'll Put Your Eye Out! Suspects Caught on Camera in BB Gun Drive By

    In the old days, kids got BB guns for two things: shooting birds in the yard and then sobbing and swearing never to shoot anything again when their fathers forced them to watch as they mercifully ended the bird's life that took a BB to the eye (ahem) and for protecting their families from Black Bart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Because It's Friday: 10 Great Photos Of Obama With Kids

    The presidential campaigns are ramping up, even though the heavy action doesn't come until after the conventions and Labor Day. But while we still have time, perhaps it's best to take one last look at White House activity that doesn't include attack ads, policy positions or focus-group polling. Le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Five Recent Movies That Needed A John Hughes Soundtrack

    ​Even though John Hughes had not made a decent movie since 1991's Dutch (missile twisters FTW) when he died one year ago today, the world still mourned the loss of one of the best filmmakers to ever take on the human experience. Hughes may have only dealt with dysfunctional Midwesterners, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Top 7 Couples' Costumes for Halloween

    Halloween is coming, and that means many, many costuming mistakes will be made by normally sane adults. To help stop this scourge, each Thursday we will be offering tips and analysis of what to avoid, or possibly what to do. Check out past entries here, here and here. There's one thing -- or should ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 5, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008

    Six Degrees of Charlie Wilson’s War

    I’m sure that many of you are familiar the theory of Six Degrees of Separation – or at least the Hollywood version of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. In short, the theory posits that everyone person in the world is no more than six steps from each person on the planet. (In the Hollywood version, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: The Humpty Blog

    Digital Underground, who bounces into Scout Bar tonight, is sort of like Public Enemy plus Funkadelic, minus all the Jew-hating and Elvis-bashing (see yesterday’s blog for that). Many people only know them from 1990 hit single “The Humpty Dance,” from the album Sex Packets, regularly heard at ... More >>

  • Film

    June 7, 2007

    Geekology 101

    Judd Apatow explains himself.

  • Music

    July 28, 2005

    Downtown H-town Throwdown

    Tearing it up at the Music Awards Showcase

  • Calendar

    January 22, 2004
  • Culture

    August 2, 2001

    Money Men

    Five years after Swingers, Jon Favreau just wanted to get a movie Made

  • Film

    June 7, 2001


    Ivan Reitman travels back in time for this Ghostbusters in alien's clothing

  • Film

    August 24, 2000

    Turn of the Screwball

    The Tao of Steve follows the emotional transformation of a geeky lothario

  • Film

    September 8, 1994
  • Film

    June 2, 1994

    Yee-haw City

    The Cowboy Way takes a fun ride through New York