"What do a neuroscientist, a chocolatier and a private flight attendant have in common?" asks a release from CultureMap. I know there's a punch line in there somewhere, but, in this case, the line isn't a joke, but a teaser for CultureMap's charity event where attendees, for $35, can bid on a "'mini ... More >>
This is still better than he looked in The Wicker Man.Nicolas Cage was arrested in New Orleans last Friday for domestic abuse, disturbing the peace, and public drunkenness (or as we call it in my house, The Wife's Undergrad Spring Break Trifecta). Let me repeat that: Cage was arrested in New ... More >>
Lindsay Lohan's in my next movie? Just leave the bottle.I'd done a decent job putting the fact they're rebooting the Superman franchise *again* next year out of my mind, that is until a flurry of recent Man of Steel-related news items popped up in the last week or so.
"Wait," you're saying, ... More >>
Congratulations, MGMT. Now go make a better album.Like many other foods you thought you knew, eggs will now kill you. A salmonella contamination has caused a massive egg recall across the country, and it just seems to be getting worse.
But, you know something, it's for our own good. If only ... More >>
Every year around this time, NFL prospects gather in Mobile, Alabama for the
beginning of what amounts to a three-month job interview, complete with
numerous forty-yard dashes, questions about their upbringing, and requests
to "cough while I stick my fingers right...HERE!" It's a fascinating tim ... More >>
Indian Jewelry, "Seasonal Economy"
At its gnarliest, Houston's Indian Jewelry reminds Friday Night Noise of that brief period a few years back where James Toth was transitioning away from being part of being the "Wooden Wand" part of the "Wooden Wand and the Vanishing Voice" equation, towards the "s ... More >>