Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2014

    The Flu Is on the Rise in Texas, Just in Time for the Holidays

    Should you want to avoid some Thanksgiving awkwardness with the family, well, just go out into the general public and touch a bunch of stuff. Flu cases are up in Texas, a bit earlier than normal, according to the CDC, which means there's still hope for a valid excuse for skipping out on the turkey t ... More >>

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    July 17, 2014

    The 10 Best Musician-Based Pinball Tables

    I am a devoted video-game fan and a constant cheerleader for them to be considered art, but honestly I would give up most of the compelling stories and high-definition graphics in the world for the simple pinball machines. They're crafted and mechanical, and when done with a loving hand can turn alm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2013

    Thankful for Thanksgiving: Five Reasons It is My Favorite Holiday

    Everyone has a favorite holiday. I would dare say for many that is Christmas. Others might prefer July 4 or the always scintillating President's Day. For me, it's Thanksgiving. Much of that is likely owed to the fact that my family hosted the holiday every year and it was the one time when, at least ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    Weather Week: Beautiful Turkey Day on Tap as Temperatures Slowly Warm Up

    If you feel like Christmas shopping just doesn't feel right unless the weather outside is rather nippy, well you're in luck as Black Friday approaches. For the past few days, Houston and the surrounding area has seen some extremely cold weather for November. Days with highs in the 40s have pushed ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Thanksgiving Television Episodes That Didn't Knock Us Out From Tryptophan

    We can't lie and say that Thanksgiving television specials give us that same warm and fuzzy feeling as their Yuletide counterparts. For starters, there are very few of them and it is difficult to find them anywhere besides the Hallmark Channel. Lucky enough, regularly scheduled television uses the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Where to See Some Live Music on Thanksgiving (and the Wednesday before)

    We all need a place to mellow out after a day of dealing with family. Don't get us wrong, we love our families. It's just that, getting together with the extended crew can take a toll and relaxing with some live, local music helps take the edge off. Holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving fit neatl ... More >>

  • Film

    November 3, 2011

    High-rise Robbery

    Stealing from the rich to...oh, whatever. Funny is the message in Tower Heist.

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    Lamar's eLibrary

    Goodbye paper books, hello Facebook.

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2010

    Five Musicians Who Would Make Kick-Ass Parade Balloons​Rocks Off does not go to actual parades because we'll be damned if we'll waste clean pants on something that doesn't involve booze or Harry Potter, but we always make sure to catch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on the teletube. We are, however, getting a little sick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    What Time Is Thanksgiving Dinner?

    Photo by photineThanksgiving dinner is ready and waiting...​That's the question for you, readers. Are you the family who eats your meal at 11 a.m., leaving plenty of time for napping and football game watching afterward? Or are you the family who has a traditional dinner at 6 p.m., after a day ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 28, 2006

    Low-Rent Scoundrels

    This Broadway show is a fun piece of fluff

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    August 18, 2005
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    July 23, 1998