John Madden

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    The 10 Worse Things About Family Thanksgivings

    Congrats!! You're stuck next to Tea Party Dude!!​It's coming, people: Thanksgiving. There's nothing you can do about it. You will not be allowed to sit around alone at home. If you're lucky, you'll be with friends or with a nice, fun, easy-going bunch of relatives. But not everyone's that lu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    $7 at Little Bitty Burger Barn

    ​Where: Little Bitty Burger Barn, 5503 Pinemont Drive, 713-683-6700 What $7 gets you: Four pocket-sized sliders, topped with grilled onions, and a bed of thick-cut French fries will set you back $5.95. Put that leftover dollar towards a thick 'n dreamy chocolate malt. Recommended: Meh, if y ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 11, 2010

    Shakespeare in Love Feast

    Romeo, Romeo, shiver me timbers, Romeo

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Turducken Lovin'

    ​America has harbored an infatuation with the Turducken since John Madden mentioned it in a Thanksgiving Day broadcast several years back. The mere idea of a turkey stuffed with a duck stuffed with a chicken brings carnivores to their knees, thanking God, Charlton Heston, and their lucky stars ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Super Bowl XLIII Recap

    So I suppose I should say a little something about the Super Bowl. But before I do, I'd like to make an appeal to all future Super Bowl organizers. Please, no more American Idol rejects (or winners) for the anthem. Please. When Jennifer Hudson hit the 10 minute mark on that song yesterday, I d ... More >>

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    January 18, 2008
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    January 11, 2008
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    February 10, 2005

    Dancing to Death

    Nature is noxious in Michele Brangwen's "Black Rain"

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    June 3, 2004
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    January 8, 2004

    Touchdown the Aisle

    A new line of wedding dresses helps brides tackle their football-lovin' hubbies-to-be

  • News

    August 1, 2002

    Big John and Little Joe

    Space City's tallest and shortest musicians rule the 2002 Houston Press Music Awards

  • Film

    August 16, 2001

    Greek Tragedy

    When it comes to Captain Corelli, all's fair (as in mediocre) in love and war

  • Film

    August 10, 2000

    Picking at Scabs

    Someone please find some substitute filmmakers for The Replacements

  • Film

    December 24, 1998

    Buoyant Bard

    Smart Shakespeare In Love treads lightly into romantic comedy

  • Film

    July 24, 1997

    Royal Pain

    Mrs. Brown fails to interest us in Queen Victoria's grief