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Larry David

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2013

    When Parrotheads Attack: Exile In Margaritaville

    One night last week, I embarked upon a foolhardy and ill-fated mission to spend 24 hours straight converting myself into the biggest Jimmy Buffett fan in the Twin Cities metro area. For the uninitiated, Jimmy Buffett is the undisputed champion of wearing Hawaiian shirts and celebrating drunk, bacch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Tennessee Fan Tries To Take Horrible SEC Fan Songs To Another Level (w/ Zapruder VIDEO)

    Sometime before the 2014 college football season, the SEC will launch its own television network. With 14 schools, the station probably won't be as challenged for content as its ESPN owned brethren the Longhorn Network, but 24 hours is still a lot of time to fill every single day, even with 14 sourc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Kendrick Lamar at Reliant Arena, 6/11/2013

    Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Jay Rock Reliant Arena June 11, 2013 SLIDESHOW: Good Kid, Space City: Kendrick Lamar (And Fans) at Reliant Arena, 6/11/2013 "I'll always have love for Houston." Those were among the last words Kendrick Lamar told a raucous crowd inside Reliant Arena on Tuesd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    Super Bowl Beat: Geeking Out At Radio Row, Running Into Bob McNair

    On Thursday afternoon I shook Houston Texans owner Bob McNair's hand here near Radio Row inside the convention center. I sorta remember saying something about being here from Houston and thanking him for everything. What "everything" means I do not know. Later on during an interview with local Hou ... More >>

  • Film

    January 24, 2013

    'Girls' Boy Makes Good

    In movies and TV, Alex Karpovsky is only playing an asshole.

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 55, Palestinian Chicken at Al Aseel

    This year leading up to our annual Best of Houston® issue, we're counting down our 100 favorite dishes in Houston. This list comprises our favorite dishes from the last year, dishes that are essential to Houston's cultural landscape and/or dishes that any visitor (or resident) should try at least o ... More >>

  • Film

    June 28, 2012

    Woody's Roman Holiday

    Woody Allen and two co-stars meet in L.A. to talk about his new film, To Rome With Love, and some old themes (art, death, love).

  • Calendar

    March 1, 2012
  • Dining

    January 5, 2012

    Birds of Bethlehem

    New Palestinian restaurant Al Aseel is turning out some wonderful roasted chicken.

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Palestinian Chicken at Al Aseel: Yes, It's Real

    In this week's cafe review of Palestinian diner Al Aseel, I referred to an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm called "Palestinian Chicken" in which Larry David's character on the HBO show finds a Middle Eastern restaurant serving the best grilled chicken he's ever tasted. David, a Jew, keeps eating th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Kanye West Vs. Adolf Hitler: Tale Of The Tape

    Photo illustrations by Monica FuentesActual line from Watch the Throne's "Who Gon' Stop Me": "This is something like the Holocaust/ Millions of our people lost"​Godwin's Rule of Nazi Analogies, formulated by humorist and writer Mike Godwin, states that eventually, any heated discussion (especi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    What Is The Best TV Show Of All Time? Martin? Really?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday (that isn't a national holiday) Rocks Off will have some of them hear discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Bun B, Fat Tony, Montana, Kyle Hubbard, Thurogoo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    George Steinbrenner: One More Eulogy

    Raise a calzone and pour out a 40 for The (Other) Boss​I hate the New York Yankees. I hate that they win all of the time. And I hate that everything that happens in baseball seems to revolve around the Yankees. I hate that the team has its own network. And that the Yankees have a seemingly endless ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Five Musicians Who Can Help Mel Gibson Reform His Image

    ​Just in case you haven't heard the audio tapes of famed actor/ultra-religious headcase Mel Gibson unleashing slur-filled invective at his wife Oksana Grigorieva, you can listen to them here, but you've got to be warned, it is not even remotely safe for work unless you work in a Neo-Nazi biker ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    George Steinbrenner's Best Spoofs Of Himself

    ​A lot of people hated George Steinbrenner, including Yankee fans. But they'd be well-served to remember just how bottom-of-the-barrel the team was when he bought it for $10 million (it's now worth $2 billion or so).The Stadium was empty, the roster deplete, the minor-league system a joke. It ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Game Time: George Steinbrenner, 1930-2010

    Jay Buhner for Ken Phelps?​I hated the Yankees growing up. No...I mean it, I HATED them. I hate them still now, but it's sort of a numb, latent, "I'm hating them because I'm just supposed to" kind of hate.When I was a teenager growing up in Connecticut worshiping Jim Rice, Dwight Evans, and Yaz, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Jim Parsons Of Houston Nabs A Big Emmy Nomination

    Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons​Jim 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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Pop Rocks: How The Marriage Ref Almost Ruined My Marriage

    ​My wife and I have been married for almost 14 years. In that time, we've had to come to a certain...understanding about each others' tastes.We agree mostly on the big stuff, like politics (pinko), finances (slightly more free-spending than Ebenezer Scrooge), and child-rearing (sleep in a drawer a ... More >>

  • Film

    July 2, 2009

    Enthusiasm, Curbed

    Not even the great Larry David can salvage Woody's shtick.

  • Culture

    May 21, 2009

    Summer of Salvation

    The Terminator is back. Plus lots of other movies we can't wait to see this season.

  • Film

    October 2, 2008
  • Music

    August 21, 2008
  • Calendar

    June 12, 2008

    Richard Lewis

    This comedian isn’t short on subject matter

  • Home Entertainment

    March 6, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 17, 2008

    Lame Stunt: Clay Aiken in Spamalot

    Cart Driver: Bring out your dead. [a man puts a body on the cart] Large Man: Here's one. Cart Driver: That'll be ninepence. Body: I’m not dead. ****************** Body: I'm getting better. Large Man: No you're not, you'll be stone dead in a moment. Cart Driver: Well, I can't take him ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    August 3, 2006
  • Film

    December 1, 2005

    Torah! Torah! Torah!

    Protocols of Zion takes a hard look at those who fear Jews

  • Home Entertainment

    September 8, 2005
  • News

    April 29, 2004

    How to Be Famous in Ten Easy Steps

    Or, how life got to be just a bowl of cherries

  • Calendar

    January 29, 2004

    Alan Ruck's Day On

    A traveling production of The Producers stars Cameron from Ferris Bueller's Day Off

  • Culture

    October 30, 2003

    The Boss

    In David Brent's The Office, it's better to be popular than competent

  • Film

    May 8, 2003

    Mr. Mom

    Eddie Murphy plays Daddy, once more, just be "Cos"

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    Far from Happy

    The year's best featured plenty of sad white guys

  • Culture

    December 26, 2002

    Fear Factor

    But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott

  • Culture

    August 22, 2002

    Fallon Fast

    Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen

  • Film

    August 1, 2002

    Full Frontal Assault

    Soderbergh shoots in digital and hits his target: Hollywood

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Racket

    Pinpointing when Texas music jumped the shark

  • Culture

    June 14, 2001

    Hope Sinks

    Between optimism and despair, there's comic (and author) Richard Lewis

  • Film

    May 14, 1998

    The Larry David Show

    The man behind Seinfeld moves to the big screen

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