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  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    You Can't Spell Thexbas Without H-E-B (Note: The H and B Are Silent) -- The Fallout

    If you were watching the Super Bowl in Texas, you probably saw the nicely shot ad for H-E-B stores, featuring scenes of the state and Jack Ingram singing a song called "You Can't Spell Texas Without H-E-B." This is troubling, on several levels. (It is perhaps not quite as troubling as H-E-B's other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Forget Mr. Goodwrench: Five Other Ad Characters That Need To Be Retired

    Flo will make this list pretty soon, we're guessing​General Motors has announced it is retiring the Mr. Goodwrench character from its advertising line-up.Which is probably a good thing, since a) We weren't even aware they were still using it, and b) It's probably not as big a selling point as it u ... More >>

  • Film

    December 10, 2009

    All's Well That Ends Well

    Not much truth, but plenty of reconciliation in Clint Eastwood's Invictus.

  • Music

    November 24, 2005

    Reform School

    The College Dropout rethinks his stance on education in the year 2010

  • Culture

    July 18, 2002

    The Biggest and the Baddest

    Too many players in "The Big Show" need to go back to the farm team

  • Culture

    October 18, 2001

    High-Tech Spectacle

    Jennifer Steinkamp and Sharon Engelstein bring back the big and bold.

  • News

    July 6, 2000

    Revolution in Chrome

    In the '70s, Jim Harithas's radical chic collided with the CAM. Twenty-five years later, he's back, gunning his engines at the Art Car Museum.

  • Music

    November 4, 1999

    Sonic Portraits

    Momus renders average folk in song and tours