Cyndi Lauper, Hunter Valentine House of Blues June 28, 2013 Seeing Cyndi Lauper live in concert on Pride Weekend is like seeing a unicorn in its natural habitat. It's colorful and surreal and makes everyone feel extremely special. Celebrating the 30-year anniversary of her debut album She's So Unus ... More >>
When I think of Taylor Swift, my mind immediately goes to the category it has labeled as "sheer hilarity." From the Kanye incident to the bleating goat videos, the poor girl has become synonymous with accidental antics, and those are the best kind in my opinion. Taylor, who has skyrocketed to fame ... More >>
Jeanine Basinger explains why there are so few great marriage movies.
Arnold returns - but do we still need him?
As we head into what passes for fall down here, it's high time we came up with another list of the strangest, funniest and most awesome names to pass through the Harris County Criminal Justice Center over the last few months. (Or years. We stumbled on some older ones.) As always, some of these peop ... More >>
Tom Petty got a real kick in the balls late last week when he discovered that his vintage blond 1967 12-string Rickenbacker and his Gibson SGTV Junior had been stolen from a California soundstage where the Heartbreakers had been rehearsing for an upcoming tour. Three other vintage guitars owned by b ... More >>
Charlize Theron is an actress from South Africa who lives in Los Angeles and is currently filming a shitty-looking Kristen Stewart movie set in England, so naturally she's the best choice for this week's episode of Top Chef: Texas. This show continues to make less and less sense the more it wears ... More >>
You people are sick.Pop quiz, PBS. Now that your government is once again threatening to slash funding for anything not related to defense or entitlement spending, and your continued liberal heresies have put you squarely on the chopping block, do you: a) Let Philip Morris start advertising ... More >>
exclaim.caNarduwar (left) and the patron saint of 4/20Nardwuar The Human Serviette from "Vancouver BC Canada" knows all of your favorite bands, artists, and rappers better than you, and better than they know themselves. At first glance, he kind of resembles a Canadian Matthew Lesko (the free- ... More >>
Plus: Houston's past, all boxed up and nowhere to go.
Photographs (c) Elizabeth Paul / All Rights ReservedElizabeth Avedon has boxes full of treasure, yet unopened. Her dad was president of the Harris County Mounted Posse back in the day -- making him a bigwig in the rodeo -- and he kept a large amount of pictures from his stint. Pictures that show ... More >>
I was all set to continue riding the Tiger Woods gravy train for one more day. I even had an idea for the Fallen One's eventual triumphant comeback -- not to give too much away, but the training sequence from Rocky III figured prominently.But then the Meredith Baxter story hit, and I realized the po ... More >>
Photo by Brittanie SheyIf you decide to head up to Lavenderfest, you might be wondering what else you can do to make your drive worthwhile. It turns out that Chappell Hill, home of Lavenderfest, is one of the most interesting almost-ghost towns in the Houston area. Once, it was one of the la ... More >>
This show's like Archie Bunker's comfortable, ratty lounger
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Sedaris and Colbert peddle Candy not everybody wants
Yours, Mine & Ours lowers the bar for miserable remakes
Meet Supestar diva Holly Woodlawn at the Houston Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Saturday, January 18
Larry Gelbart is one of TV's last great writers. So why can't he stay tuned?
Everything's up to date in this 19th-century farce
The Brassy Broads of Comedy put out.
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Clever and comical T3 ends too quickly
August 6 - 12, 1998
100 years on, the MFA gives a silent-screen genius his due