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Lenny Bruce

  • Film

    February 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    Top 10 Heartbreaking Holiday Covers

    Last week we took a look at some of the most holiday spirit-dampeningly awful songs ever recorded. We aren't quite done ruining your holiday spirit just yet however, as this week we have compiled ten of the saddest holiday cover songs ever recorded. Rewind: The 10 Worst Holiday Cover Songs Ever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Bob Dorough: Jazzman Reflects on Miles Davis, "Devil May Care" & More

    Bob Dorough is the kind of musician who when he's performing in the area, someone makes sure to call the local newspaper and tell them about it. In this case the man who made the phone call was Houston jazz producer Joe Peine. (Thanks, Joe.) Perhaps best-known for the insouciant jazz standard "Devi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Top Five Fantasy Lunch Mates

    Driving home from work the other day, I found myself making a mental list. I wondered: Who would I have lunch with if time, money and social standing got thrown out the window? Would I pick an actor, singer, artist, politician? I established a few rules: 1- It can be anyone in history (no fictio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Saturday Night: TSOL At Walter's On Washington

    Photos by David Ensminger​TSOL Walter's on Washington May 7, 2011 In the dramatic, razor-sharpened lens of TSOL songs, suburbia is far from a sleepy wonderland bedecked with slick malls and coiffeured lawns. Those tracts of same-samey homes are chock-full of demons such as singer Grisham hims ... More >>

  • Film

    July 2, 2009

    Enthusiasm, Curbed

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

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Bill Hicks, Still Dead 15 Years Later

    Wholly influential and ridiculously honest stand-up comic Bill Hicks died fifteen years ago today, succumbing to lung cancer. Ironically he had always opined that that was how he would meet his end. Smoking seemed to be his obsession and he was rarely seen onstage not puffing away. The comedian move ... More >>

  • Music

    June 19, 2008

    God, Texas and Tom Waits

    Tom Waits may not come from around here, but a good chunk of his favorite music does

  • Film

    June 7, 2007

    Geekology 101

    Judd Apatow explains himself.

  • Calendar

    April 29, 2004

    So Many Faces

    The Hotel Play is huge

  • News

    April 1, 2004
  • Music

    January 22, 2004

    Songs of Freedom

    Can music free your mind from mental slavery? Depends which Free Radical you ask

  • Music

    October 9, 2003

    Time Trial

    After nine months in a body cast and years of neglect in his home country, aging rocker Ed Hamell still aims to conquer America

  • Calendar

    August 21, 2003

    Comic Prophet

    A televised tribute to a Houston comedy legend

  • News

    August 21, 2003
  • News

    March 22, 2001

    Welcome to His Nightmare

    Michael Bruce gave voice to Alice Cooper - until the singer killed the band

  • Calendar

    October 5, 2000

    Hi, Bob!

    Bob's back

  • Film

    August 17, 2000

    Just for Laughs

    Spike Lee's gloriously unpolished concert film focuses on the yuks -- to our great amusement

  • Calendar

    September 16, 1999
  • Culture

    January 28, 1999

    Tricky Dick

    Nixon's Nixon gets political satire down pat

  • Music

    November 20, 1997

    The Wizard of Weird

    After two decades of oddity, Beans Barton still has a lock on the inexplicable

  • Calendar

    October 23, 1997
  • Film

    March 20, 1997

    Wasted Youth

    With subUrbia, the director of Slacker becomes one

  • Film

    January 9, 1997

    Porn Again

    Larry Flynt the movie does something Larry Flynt the man wouldn't: It fails to go all the way

  • Culture

    December 23, 1993

    Dyssing Christmas

    Why theater critics get grouchy in December, and a review of the audience at 12 Steps to a More Dysfunctional Christmas

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