Kool-Aid Man

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Health Department Roundup: House of Pies, Live Animals, La Fisheria and More

    Did you know some people call the Kirby House of Pies, "The House of Guys"? It's hilarious because that House of Pies location attracts a lot of late-night diners from Montrose, which is a neighborhood with a relatively substantial homosexual population. We'd love to find out who came up with that n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Monica de Guzman: Three Kilos Of Heroin In Nine Packages Of Powdered Drink Mix

    Let's see, the three steps of Gatorade greatness in the G Series are 10 Prime, 2) Perform and 3) Recover. In the heretofore unknown H Series, the process also includes 4) Blissfully nodding out to Lou Reed. That's the takeaway we get, anyway, from the arrest and charges filed today against Guatema ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    Happy Birthday, Mr. T.! A Foolish Playlist For You To Pity

    I have a hard time explaining the 1980s to my daughter. Mostly because she's, you know, two years old. Still, I imagine that even when she reaches an age where she's more willing to endure a conversation that doesn't involve strawberries and Dora the Explorer I won't be able to convey the strangene ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    5 Memorable Foods Advertised During Saturday Morning Cartoons

    If only they'd been edible, Madballs would have been the perfect product. It's difficult for me to believe that I used to set my alarm to get up on Saturday morning, but I did. If there was a show I wanted to see that was on before sunrise, sometimes I would even set it for earlier than I did on a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    The 10 Most Memorable Food Infomericals

    If only this was a real video series...​There is something mysteriously hypnotic about late-night (or, worse, mid-day) infomercials. I don't know if it's the manically insane way most of the infomercial presenters behave, or the momentary belief that maybe -- just maybe! -- these pioneers may ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 24, 2009

    Site Scavenging

    Internet content is the "found object" of the 21st century.

  • Music

    January 8, 2009

    Pretty Poison Girl

    Montrose's hippest hangout draws bohemians and their admirers

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2009

    Aftermath Extra: The Best Concerts of the Year, Part 8

    Cheech & Chong/Willie Nelson, Verizon Wireless Theater/House of Blues, October 31: "This morning Aftermath thought his notes had vanished entirely before realizing he had simply mistook the back cover of his notebook for the front. Halloween 2008 was high times indeed." Randy Weeks, Discover ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008

    Aftermath: ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead at Warehouse Live

    Photos by Chris Gray You gotta love a band as unapologetic about taking its sweet time as …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead. We won’t even talk about how long it took the Austin five-piece to tune its guitars as the modest crowd in Warehouse Live’s studio visibly fidgeted, because th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2008

    Run's Playground

    Rev. Joseph "Run" Simmons, one-third of legendary rap group Run-DMC and more recently starring as a man of the cloth and beleagured father of seven (in other words, himself) in the hit MTV reality series Run's House, visited Houston Wednesday with his wife, Justine, to help build a brand-new playgro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: Superbad Tracks

    If you were any of the people who contributed to the $31 million haul that Superbad took in this weekend, you were treated to one of the best funk and soul soundtracks since Jackie Brown. Funk comes from a place that is confident and smooth, unlike any of us in high school. Which makes this collecti ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2003

    Big Bang

    The bygone days of the Insurance Man