So much space there isn't room for people.
Country music has an interesting relationship with current events. Unlike other forms of pop that deal with one form of fantasy or another -- starlets forever falling in love with that guy who is just out of reach; aspiring rappers' dreams of a ghetto-fabulous lifestyle, for example -- country draw ... More >>
Rom-coms used to be a cash cow — and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
Joe V's Smart Shop is a Houston-based offshoot of one of the state's most successful brands, H.E.B., aka the H.E. Butt Grocery Company. Or, as it's known in my home, The Butt. If you're a fan of The Butt -- and really, who isn't? -- you know why it's an awesome place to shop. I don't know about you, ... More >>
The best movies this year that you had a chance to see.
McConaughey sheds 40 pounds to play AIDS victim and entrepreneur.
McConaughey is great again, in Mud.
In theaters, on demand or wherever.
Movies are alive in the Age of McConaughey.
Who? Miss Leslie if you're country, Leslie Anne Sloane has played fiddle/violin in both the classical and country/bluegrass styles since age 5. In 2004, she started Miss Leslie and Her Juke-Jointers, which can usually be found once or twice a month at finer roadhouses and honky-tonks in the greater ... More >>
As you've no doubt heard by now -- or, if you're a Texan, felt like a great disturbance in the force -- State Fair's Big Tex burned to its frame today. The icon for generations of fairgoers was taken down by an electrical short, so at least we don't have terrorists to blame. But it's simply too m ... More >>
When you are an actor, you take basically whatever will feed you just as long as you get to perform. Many actors either got their start in music videos or they will appeared in one after they got famous. Oftentimes, they are pretty memorable.
No so revealing.
This weekend brings St. Patrick's Day, the annual celebration of all things Irish. Even in Texas there are parades. As well there should be, because Irish Texans have definitely made their mark on the world. Like these ten: 10. Matthew McConaughey His Mom was a McCabe. "McConaughey" is Gaelic for ... More >>
Today is National Gorilla Suit Day. We're not explaining it for you because something so magical needs neither intellectual discourse, nor to be held up against the scrutiny of skeptics who are clearly dead inside. Just accept it. Today is National Gorilla Suit Day, and all are commended to observe. ... More >>
The end of the year is always a nice time for going to the theater. Studios are desperate to cram anything they want for "awards consideration" into the final two weeks of December, leading to a larger than usual number of thoughtful, well-made films available for your holiday viewing pleasure. Yea ... More >>
Matthew McConaughey possibly has experimentedThe 82nd session of the august Texas Legislature will no doubt end as all the others have, without decriminalizing marijuana even for medical use. (We're just going out on a limb here with this prediction.) More and more states seem to be getting ... More >>
Last week we gave you our 10 Sexiest Texans of Our Lifetime. It was a list that was, admittedly, vagina-biased. We make it up to the people who love guys with this definitive list, which involved more asking around than the first one. Here are, then, the 10 sexiest Texas men of our lives: 10. Sea ... More >>
2010 is old news. Here are ten to watch out for in 2011.
Honeysuckle Rose This weekend at the Woodlands comes one of the most prolific trios of artists to ever appear on the same bill. Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp converge on the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion for what looks to be one of those landmark shows people brag about catching, k ... More >>
Jezebel, via infdaily.comWell, what's Beyonce been up to this week? For starters, Wolverine blew B's semi-erotic thriller Obsessed out of the No. 1 box-office spot, notching $87 million last weekend. Obsessed was also edged by Matthew McConaughey's equally panned romcom Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, w ... More >>
Matthew McConaughey is scary bad in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past.
With Valentine's Day approaching, tbe best most of you poor single bastards can hope for is to get through the night with your bank account relatively intact. Married folks are better off, as all they're really expected to come up with is a perfunctory gift and maybe an evening spent watching a drea ... More >>
"No man's life, liberty, or property are safe when the Legislature is in session." -- Former New York Secretary of State Gideon TuckerSeeing as the Texas Lege is all set to convene for the 81st Regular Session, we at Hair Balls thought we'd take this opportunity to remind you that not everything tha ... More >>
Catch the high school cult classic that features a young Ben Affleck and Matthew McConaughey
Ben Stiller's Hollywood send-up lacks firepower
Can't get enough of Bill Clinton? Have we got a movie for you.
There is no gold at the end of this terrible Matthew McConaughey-Kate Hudson mash-up
In the movie Dazed and Confused, Matthew McConaughey plays a dude who just can’t let go of his high-school glory days, who hangs out with the football studs and hits on debate chicks. “I keep getting older, they stay the same age,” he says of high school girls, somehow making statutory rape qu ... More >>
NBA.com Shaq better watch it from now on -- Mr. Ming's on a roll. There promises to be some crazy Houston Rockets action on Friday, courtesy of Yao Ming and T-Mac. The dynamic duo will be guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, where they'll share time with Matthew McConaughey, and — get this ̵ ... More >>
Failure is McConaughey's perfect movie, and a pretty good one for us
Sahara has no reason to exist, until you see who made it
Kate gets the hard sell in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
Bill Paxton's Frailty is too twisted for its own good
With Planner, rookie filmmakers force their characters into some compromising situations
A pumped-up U-571 recalls Wolfgang Petersen's famous German submarine drama
EDtv tries to upstage Truman on TV's impact
Linklater tries to break out of the slacker doldrums, but misfires
Steven Spielberg's Amistad aims high, but oversimplifies
Matthew McConaughey and Renee Zellweger take a Chainsaw to their careers
Contact is more like a close encounter of the turgid kind
A Time to Kill does John Grisham proud
In Lone Star, a modern border town confronts race, murder and history