Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating...Our Words, where we're currently gathering funds together in order to put out hits on people who still spell "crawfish" as "crayfish." Seriously, you lost this one, grammar nerds. Time to let go. Guess what? Our taste buds are beyond our control. ... More >>
Harvey Pekar died yesterday. What was lost in the usual exercise of macabre one-upmanship -- as everyone rushed to update Twitter and Facebook in an effort to be the first to break the bad news to all their friends -- was the fact that most of them were only aware of Pekar's existence thanks ... More >>
Andrew Koenig, who played Mike Seaver's best friend "Boner" on Growing Pains, went missing last week in Vancouver. His sister, Danielle Koenig, said he was last seen Feb. 14 in Vancouver, where he was visiting friends, Zap2It reports. He was to have flown out Feb. 16 but didn't make the flight. ... More >>
I was all set to continue riding the Tiger Woods gravy train for one more day. I even had an idea for the Fallen One's eventual triumphant comeback -- not to give too much away, but the training sequence from Rocky III figured prominently.But then the Meredith Baxter story hit, and I realized the po ... More >>
You used to be cool, John Cusack.We first noticed it in the 1980s, when "cool" didn't have a lot of meaning. People used the word in connection with Jan Hammer, the Go-Bots, and Kirk Cameron, which should give you an idea how lost we really were. But somehow you dodged the pitfalls of The Bre ... More >>
If you prefer a little power of prayer with your PlayStation -- and if you live anywhere near a Houston or Dallas Wal-Mart -- then you're in luck: Inspired Media Entertainment is test-marketing its Left Behind and Charlie the Churchmouse games in those select locations.So just what is a "Chr ... More >>
Just keep in mind it's an ad; the hair is not her fault. This young lady is Bar Refaeli, swimsuit model and the just-announced cover girl for Sports Illustrated's 2009 Swimsuit Issue. This young lady is also the girlfriend of one Leonardo DiCaprio. Now let's think about this for a moment.
Although Houstonians who watched Superbowl XLIII didn't get to see the porn that those lucky Tucson folks witnessed, they got something almost as juicy: an ad for AshleyMadison.com, a website aimed at married people who want to boink someone other than their spouse.This outraged the concerned folks ... More >>
This young lady is Bar Refaeli, swimsuit model and the just-announced cover girl for Sports Illustrated's 2009 Swimsuit Issue. This young lady is also the girlfriend of one Leonardo DiCaprio. Now let's think about this for a moment.
• Wasn’t it so weird that on “Growing Pains” Kirk Cameron’s character Mike Seaver had a friend named Boner? I mean, even back in the 80s, the term “boner” was used as slang for an erection, right? Hell, I think they’ve been using that term since the 60s even. So don’t you think ... More >>
Why in God's name did Steve Carell take the paycheck?
Is Manson a Justin fan?
A Rice grad stakes his claim as the inventor of the ironic "Freebird" request; also: there's a Lanky new kid on H-town's burgeoning pop-rock scene
Mark Flood gets pretty, and Vik Muniz reproduces