Larry King

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    August 29, 2013

    10 Songs We Never, Ever Want to Hear Again, Ever

    "Gangnam Style," Psy I'm not going to deny it. The first time I saw the video for "Gangnam Style," I was amused, but not enough to watch it again. The only problem with that was the fact that almost every American decided to either recreate "Gangnam Style" or share videos of other idiots dancing aro ... More >>

  • Music

    April 25, 2013

    Mr. Record Man: Willie Nelson

    In the Houston of 1959 and 1960, Willie Nelson was just another unknown musician. But not for long.

  • Film

    January 17, 2013

    Park City's Breakouts

    The movies to know from Sundance - and the year ahead.

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    Houston Texans: Some Pre-Final Preseason Game 53-Man Roster-tology!

    Thursday night, the Texans' 2012 preseason wraps up with a game against the Minnesota Vikings. The game is meaningful to a couple dozen guys still battling for roster and practice squad spots (and REALLY degenerate gamblers -- seriously, final preseason game gambling is the bestiality porn of the ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Be Pure and Tell the Truth: Our 5 Favorite Musical Buddhists

    Today His Holiness the Dalai Lama turns 77. Although he didn't officially become the temporal head of Tibet until he was 15, he's made the most of 62 years in the position. He's won a Nobel Peace Prize, advocated for his country and countrymen, and amassed more than 4 million Twitter followers. He' ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 14, 2012
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    October 21, 2011

    Snoopcounters: Snoop Dogg Knows A Lot Of People

    ​This week, rapper Snoop Dogg turned 40 years old. Tha Doggfather actually seems ageless to us, and we don't mean his 1996 album. Like, we fully expect him to become the hip-hop Willie Nelson: Rapping into his late 70s, relentlessly touring, smoking people a fraction of his age out in tour bus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    5 Great, Utterly Absurd Moments In Diva History

    ​Many performers are referred to, or refer to themselves as "divas." This happens especially when the performer in question has thrown a tantrum for little or no reason. You see, "diva" is actually French for "spoiled pain in the ass." A fine recent example comes from right here in Houston: Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    The Five Hottest Presidential Mistresses (Not Including Marilyn Monroe)

    The item we did earlier this week on the five horniest presidents included research that could led us to conclude either one of two things: Either a) America's presidential mistresses don't photograph well or are painted badly, or b) Not many of them are what you'd call "hot." Still, it's possib ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Last Night: Hunx & His Punx At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Jim Bricker​Hunx & His Punx Fitzgerald's April 13, 2011 "How many of you have big dicks?" yelled Seth "Hunx" Bogart while hanging from a beam that sits atop the downstairs stage at Fitzgerald's. Everyone screamed back and/or lies "I do!" and the crowd laughs. Bogart's band, Hunx & ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    If More Gary Kubiak Is Inevitable, Why Not Just Sit Back And Enjoy It?

    Bob McNair: It's on him, now​"If there's a way to solve the problem without it being so traumatic -- and if you do it in a traumatic fashion, I believe it sets you back two years. So is your situation so bad that you think there's no other recourse and the only way you can solve it is to tear ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010

    Arianna Huffington

    The Lady of the Left brings her newest book to Houston

  • 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 5, 2010

    The Week In TV: Enjoy Hulu While It Lasts

    The good stuff won't be free for much longer.​My backyard flooded, I went half-blind on fireworks, and I am exponentially losing my agility. This was the week in TV Land: • As if to taunt my very desires, Hulu announced last week that it's launching Hulu Plus, a paid version of the site th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Game Time: NBA Free Agent Summit: The Four Horsemen Guide to 2010 Free Agency

    Worldwide Wes, pulling strings​"The only time this much havoc had been wreaked by this few a number of people, you need to go all the way back to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse!" -- Arn AndersonAnd with that seemingly throwaway line during a wrestling promo, one of the most entertaining fact ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    5 Places to Get a Custom Birthday Cake in Houston

    jessica.diamond​ We needed of a birthday cake quick but didn't know where to get it. So we turned to the Houston foodie community via Facebook and Twitter, and here were some of the suggestions that kept popping up. 1. Jodycakes By far the most mentioned was Jodycakes, who has a loyal fan ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    Marvin Zindler, Going Back To The Chicken Ranch One Last Time

    Next month will be two years since Houston has been robbed of the bewigged, be-surgeried, bellowing presence of Marvin Zindler.His friends and family are planning to mark the occasion with a special presentation of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.Which is kind of odd, really.Zindler was forever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    June 1: And So It Begins......

    NEWS FLASH!!!!!!!!! (MUST CREDIT HAIR BALLS!!!!!) Today is the beginning of the hurricane season.While the rest of the so-called mainstream media will ignore this important milestone simply because writing or airing stuff about hurricanes in Houston results in cheap increases in ratings and clic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    R.I.P. Dom DeLuise

    According to multiple reports, actor, comedian, chef and cookbook author Dom DeLuise has passed away in Los Angeles at age 75. DeLuise starred in several Mel Brooks movies, including Blazing Saddles (above) and Spaceballs, as well as The End with Burt Reynolds, The Muppet Movie and just about every ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    A Call for More Honesty in Facebook Status Updates

    I'll admit it...I'm as self-absorbed as the next person when it comes to writing Facebook status updates. I know no one really cares if I'm watching Larry King or filing my nails or whatever, yet for some reason I choose to update my status line constantly. Have you noticed that very few people se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    Things To Look For At The Obama Inaugural

    You know where you could be right this moment, which is about 7:30 in the morning Houston time?You could be waiting in FREEZING Washington, DC, getting on line to go through security checks so you could wait for hours and hours to watch Barack Obama's inauguration from a half-mile away.On the one ha ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 15, 2009
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    January 12, 2009

    It's Official -- George W. Bush Never Considered Coming "Home" To Houston

    Both President Bushes were interviewed -- together!! For the first time!! -- on Fox News Sunday.Of course, seeing that it was Fox News, the interview was about as hard-hitting as Larry King grilling Don Rickles.Brit Hume asked an endless series of softballs which the two guys handled effortlessly. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    The Osteens Dare To Face Larry King Again

    Once again, Joel and Victoria Osteen have entered the lion's den, the vicious place where only the brave come out unscathed -- The Larry King Show.As difficult as it may be to believe, they had some merchandise to hawk Monday night. In this case, a new book by Victoria.Under the relentless questioni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008

    KTRH's Joe Pags -- Gone, But Not Far

    If you've been listening to KTRH-AM more than usual because of Ike, you may have noticed a small blessing -- Joe Pags is gone. "Joe Pags" is Joe Pagliarulo, a San Antonio-based radio shouter who ably carries on the choir-preaching duties of all of Clear Channel's local talk-show hosts. He also show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2008

    Have You Read Roseanne’s Blog?

    I have to say, no matter what Roseanne Barr Arnold Conner Whatever does or says, I will always remember and love her for representing a family on television that was actually similar to my own family growing up. Which is to say on her sitcom “Roseanne,” she wasn’t afraid to have parents fight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2008

    Snoop Dogg Goes Country, Y’all

    Do you know what “Dopestick pimpin’ on the one-trick pony” means? I sure as Hell don’t either, but I like the sound of it. Where do these lovely words come from? From a little tune called “My Medicine,” performed by country music’s latest addition, Snoop Dogg. Yes, Snoop Dogg. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2008

    Resolutions of the Rich and Famous

    While the rest of us are trying to drop ten pounds, stop living at Target, and cut back to just drinking in the evening (or maybe that’s just yours truly), it seems to me that a certain number of celebrities out there need to make some resolutions as well. So here are my suggestions for the ric ... More >>

  • Film

    December 20, 2007

    Jimmy Carter Man From Plains

    Demme follows Carter's controversial book tour, and ends up with the same old narrative

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2007

    Miss Pop Rocks: Larry King Gets Schooled by Jerry Seinfeld

    Maybe I’m weird for letting Larry King get under my skin so much, but the moronic host has been working my nerves for years now. His insipid questions, the fact that he never knows anything about the person he is interviewing, the way he barks at callers to hurry up and ask their questions even ... More >>

  • News

    September 13, 2007

    Alley Theatre

    The stage company gets over a thin-skinned response

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2007

    Miss Pop Rocks: Memo to Larry King: Retire

    So I’m probably going to get totally hated on for this one. But does anyone else out there think the retirement alarm is going beep beep beep for Larry King? And I’m not just saying it because of his many gaffes, like the recent interview with Ringo Starr in which he referred to Ringo as Georg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2006

    What If She Hadn't Lost? Would We Be in Iraq Now?

    Richards: "I did not want my tombstone to read, 'She kept a really clean house.' I think I'd like them to remember me by saying, 'She opened government to everyone.'" Ann Richards was a one-term alternative to the status quo in Texas and with her death Wednesday, it's time to shuffle through thos ... More >>

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    May 25, 2006



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    December 1, 2005
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    August 12, 2004

    Writing in Circles

    A new book looks at the drunk, drugged genius of six Texas scribes

  • Calendar

    June 24, 2004

    What Was That?

    Horton hears a Who in Seussical

  • Film

    May 20, 2004

    Nice Pussy

    A killer cat steals a wonderful movie

  • Calendar

    November 6, 2003

    Live Through This

    Where were you when Kennedy was shot? Nellie Connally was in the car with him

  • Film

    January 17, 2002

    Script Doctor

    Pavan Grover jumps from cellular world to the celluloid world

  • Culture

    July 19, 2001

    Klinky Sex

    Without apology, Bob Crane's son shows the world Hogan's privates

  • News

    April 12, 2001


    Overkill, Saint Joe, Pick of the Litter

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    Conventional Wisdom

    Houston media hit the GOP convention

  • Culture

    January 6, 2000

    Time Sensitive

    Main Street should place Cole Porter's Jubilee back on its dusty shelf

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    August 27, 1998
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    June 19, 1997
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    July 21, 1994

    Bad Licks for Dumb Hicks

    A new theater gives Hank Williams a painful death

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    June 23, 1994
  • News

    February 10, 1994

    Betting on Seabrook's Future?

    The city's mayor has a master plan to stop local gambling -- but he may be behind the tide

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