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  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Has Anyone Seen Former Astro Hunter Pence's Stolen Scooter?

    I realize that on the list of uplifting activities, "following former Astros" ranks somewhere between explosive diarrhea and Faces of Death 13. Life hasn't been easy since we lost our Major League Baseball team in Houston a few years ago, and when you lose something you love, seeking out the "wher ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    Johnny Manziel 's Judgment Day: All Roads Lead To Wrestlemania (I mean, the Alabama Game)

    After nearly ten months of talk, the rematch is finally here. Alabama. Texas A&M. College Station. Saturday. And while, in the grand scheme of things, we still know relatively little about either team , one thing has been immutably hammered home, starting with my column from the Monday after the Ri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Seriously: Are the Beatles More Popular Than Jesus?

    Saturday marks the 46th anniversary of one of the more surreal press conferences in the Beatles' career. One the eve of the band's '66 American tour, John, Paul, George and Ringo met with a group of reporters who only wanted to ask one question: Where the Beatles really more popular than Jesus? It ... More >>

  • Film

    August 2, 2012

    Ruby Sparks

    Finally, the fantasy girlfriend is fiction.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Finally...the 2011 Jim Rome Smack-Off Recap

    Glory days, well they pass you by....​"It's good to be in something from the ground floor, but I came in too late for that. But lately I get the feeling that I came in at the end, that the best is over." -- Tony Soprano In the first three minutes of the greatest television show of all-time, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Game Time: College Football Realignment: FINAL PRS Ratings (Sort of)

    The Day After...everything was pretty much the same‚ÄčAs the day began on Monday and rumblings of a last-second, desperation effort to keep the Big 12 together were beginning to gain traction, if the various schools involved had Facebook pages, their relationship statuses would have looked like this ... More >>

  • News

    May 14, 2009

    Mind Games

    Meet Ron White, the Texas-born memory champ you'll never forget.

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 30, 2007
  • Film

    December 7, 2006

    Woman's Glib

    The awful truth about Nancy Meyers

  • News

    November 23, 2006

    Turkeys of the Year

    The 2006 Collectors Edition

  • Film

    December 1, 2005

    Torah! Torah! Torah!

    Protocols of Zion takes a hard look at those who fear Jews

  • News

    December 23, 2004

    Rapping on Heaven's Door

    Can Christian hip-hop save Enock from his demons?

  • Film

    April 29, 2004

    Missing Links

    A well-meaning ode to golf's first legend ends up in the bunker

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2003

    Gorilla Art

    The ArtCrawl becomes a zoo

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    We Know You Like to Watch!

    An Internet fishing expedition titillates City Hall

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    Wrestling with Bigfoot

    Bobby Hamilton hunts the hairy beasts that he swears haunted him as a kid

  • Culture

    January 9, 2003

    Vanity Fare

    Ray Liotta wants to know why he loses roles to...Owen Wilson?

  • Film

    May 23, 2002


    Superb performances distinguish a new adaptation of Wilde's Earnest

  • Film

    April 18, 2002

    Rock in Role

    As The Scorpion King, the People's Champ doth layeth the smacketh down

  • Culture

    June 28, 2001

    Chin Up

    Bruce Campbell knows why bad movies happen to great actors

  • Culture

    May 10, 2001

    The Product

    Heath Ledger's in no rush to be a star. Why's everyone else in a hurry?

  • Film

    December 21, 2000

    Special Delivery

    With Cast Away, Robert Zemeckis unearths the part of Tom Hanks we've been hoping to find: His brittle humanity

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Dead or Alive

    Dead Horse Walking

  • Culture

    June 22, 2000

    Toy Story

    The creators of Chicken Run find a little soul in a lump of clay

  • Film

    March 16, 2000

    Boob Job

    Julia Roberts and her cleavage fight social injustice in Erin Brockovich

  • Film

    November 25, 1999

    Terminate This

    Returning to the apocalyptic theme of T2, End of Days doesn't stand a chance in hell

  • Dining

    April 2, 1998

    Made for America

    Mr. Nice Guy makes Jackie Chan more palatable than ever

  • Film

    February 5, 1998

    Heart of Glass

    Too much symbolism (and too little sex) shatters Oscar and Lucinda

  • Film

    December 25, 1997

    Return to Sender

    With The Postman, Kevin Costner fails to deliver

  • Film

    October 23, 1997

    Too Much Magic

    Fairytale is charming, inspiring -- and almost entirely fraudulent

  • Film

    January 23, 1997

    As He Likes It

    Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet may be complete, but something's still a little rotten

  • Film

    December 12, 1996
  • Culture

    November 28, 1996

    A Willy Good Time

    New Heights crams the whole of Shakespeare into an evening for laughs, and gets them

  • Calendar

    May 23, 1996

    Beat the Heat!

    1996 Summer Guide

  • Film

    January 18, 1996

    Sly Evil

    The name of the film may be Othello, but Iago's the star