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  • Calendar

    February 20, 2014
  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    Miley Cyrus' VMA Performance: The Definitive Zapruder

    Back in 2008, my daughter Judy Anne was ten years old. Like most young girls between the ages of 5 and 12 back in 2008, she was an avid fan of the television show Hannah Montana. Like a BIG fan, to the extent that I would find random Hannah Montana songs in the "Purchased" folder on my iPod every ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    50 Rad Things Now on the Sig's Lagoon Walls

    Within the past month, the walls of Sig's Lagoon have been transformed into a sprawling pop-culture collage of posters, photos, newspaper clippings, magazine covers, picture discs and cardboard cutouts courtesy of former Sundance Records owner Bobby Barnard. Since the longtime San Marcos music stor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Christina Hendricks, Olivia Munn, Scarlett Johansson: 22 Famous Leaked Cell Phone Pics That Stopped All Office Productivity

    This past Sunday, naughty cell phone pictures of both Mad Men's redheaded bombshell Christina Hendricks and television personality Olivia Munn leaked onto the Internet. No, they weren't together in the photos -- Dear God -- these were separate leaks. Two of the most lusted after female celebs, Hend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Playboy Comes A-Courting To Houston For A Casting Call

    Photo By Brittanie SheySandy Garza works it for the cameras​ Be sure to check out our slideshow Girl Next Door: Behind The Scenes at Playboy's Casting Call (sNSFW) here. The first day of Playboy's two-day Houston casting call lured women from as far as Cleveland, Ohio, and New Boston, Texas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Yankee Fan Catches a $13,000 Tax Bill Off Derek Jeter's Bat

    One of these guys is thrilled to pose with the other.​Growing up, the dream of many a young boy is to catch a significant souvenir baseball at a game. If you're a young lad who grew up watching the New York Yankees this past decade and a half, I would imagine that catching a ball, any ball, of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Maxim Hometown Hottie Contestant Sandy Garza Answers The Evolution-In Schools Question (And Four Others)

    Your Hometown Hottie​If there is an honor or award more important and respected than being named a Maxim Hometown Hottie, we don't know what it is. The Nobel Prize rarely involves bikinis. The MacArthur "genius grant"pays scant attention to looks. Houston has a candidate in this year's conte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Ten '90s Movies That Spurred Our Sexual Awakenings

    THE SANDLOT??? Oh yeah: Read on​A few weeks back, Jeff Balke chronicled the five `80's movie scenes that spurred his age group's sexual awakenings. The movies that "caused a stirring in my loins" as he said, at that precocious young age where the world is an awfully confusing and sexy place. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    So Who Hasn't Gotten Naked?

    W Magazine: All about the art.​In the latest news from the Land That Talent Forgot, Kim Kardashian has gone starkers for the November issue of W Magazine: Kim Kardashian has bared all on the cover of a fashion magazine. The reality star, who turns 30 on Oct. 21, appears nude on W Magazine's ... More >>

  • News

    August 12, 2010

    The Fireman's Wife

    Nikki Araguz, formerly Justin Purdue, clashes with family over her late husband's legacy.

  • News

    January 28, 2010

    More Tats = More Deviance?

    Texas Tech studies body ink and social deviance.

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Five Ways To Tell If You're Talking To A Dude In A Cheap Austin Motel, And Not To A Supermodel

    ​The Los Angeles Times had a report out today on a Texas guy whose story we had somehow missed: Using a "high-pitched voice" on the phone, he had somehow convinced rich guys that he was Bree Condon, who, the article informed us, is "a successful model and aspiring actress who'd done a Guess jeans ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Top 9 Houston Restaurant Closings of the Decade

    Photo by emmiegrnThe Pig Stand, one of Houston's lost restaurants. Read about nine more of the most important restaurant closings of the decade below.​1. Maxim's Maxim's closed in January 2001. It was possibly the most influential restaurant in Houston's culinary history. It was the only upsca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Chef Chat: Ziggy Gruber of Kenny & Ziggy's New York Deli Restaurant

    Ziggy Gruber​Foodies generally acknowledge that one of the last authentic New York delicatessens in the world is located at 2327 Post Oak Blvd. Ziggy Gruber, owner/chef of Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen, recently spoke with Eating Our Words about how a third-generation deli man wound up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    The NFL's Hottest Cheerleader Is From Deer Park

    We are egregiously late in getting you this news, mostly because it involves Maxim magazine, and we get around to checking Maxim right after we Chinese Agricultural Monthly (we read it for the articles, not the pictures, dammit).Anyway, it appears that in yet another one of their highly scientific e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    The Disappearing Local Film Critic

    The demise of the film critic has been reported in media sources from the august to the obscure. The butcher's bill from the last few years reads like a Reviewer's Hall of Fame: Nathan Lee (The Village Voice), David Ansen (Newsweek), Stephen Hunter (Washington Post), Jonathan Rosenbaum (Chicago Rea ... More >>

  • News

    July 17, 2008

    What Mainstream Publishers Don't Want You to Know About Door-to-Door Magazine Sales

    That kid at your door with a magazine order form will tell you a story -- part sad, part hopeful. The truth will be infinitely worse than you can imagine.

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2008

    Maxim Magazine Readers: The Uncoolest Boys Around

    So…it’s come to my attention that Maxim decided to come up with a list of the unsexiest women alive, and this list included Sarah Jessica Parker and Amy Winehouse and Sandra Oh (because of her supposedly “boyish” figure…yeah, that’s right). This list came out five months ago, so it’s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2008

    Saturday Night: Bret Michaels' Rock of Love Tour at the Meridian

    On Saturday night, overcome by sheer boredom and a gnawing morbid curiosity, we slinked into the Bret Michaels set at the Meridian. This concert was part of a tour to promote the sometime Poison frontman's ongoing televised quest for romance, the VH1 masterpiece Rock Of Love. Predictably the audi ... More >>

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Bunnyface Killahs

    A veteran Liverpudlian rock band and a kung-fu-obsessed Staten Island MC have more in common than you think

  • Calendar

    November 18, 2004

    She's Got Game

    Video game vixen Morgan Webb stops by for a little X-Play

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • News

    February 26, 2004
  • News

    February 5, 2004

    Turkeys Fly

    Houston actually pulls off one crazy week

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    Mag Hags

    What's wrong with the state of music journalism -- and how to fix it

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Our Lady Peace

    Spiritual Machines (Columbia Records)

  • News

    June 29, 2000

    Surefire Plan

    Inside Houston

  • Music

    April 27, 2000


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