I think there's a spectrum of intelligence on which most board games fall, with games like Candy Land at one end and games like, say, chess at the other end. Games such as Scrabble and Monopoly fall somewhere in between, probably somewhere to the "chess" side of center. Television game shows fall o ... More >>
The Hunger Games rages against our stupid culture, and becomes part of the problem.
This week on PRAS: Kara's departure has the designers chattering about who does and does not "deserve" to be an All-Star, and the design gang visits the United Nations where they are assigned a challenge based on and inspired by international flags. Anyone else want to see the challenge where the de ... More >>
This week on Project Runway: Michael wallows in a lack of self-confidence, even after a win. Hey! There's no immunity -- did we notice that before? Gelato colors and flavors serve as inspiration for this week's challenge, to design something "tasteful." Diane von Furstenberg is the guest judge. Whe ... More >>
This week on Project Runway: It's the couture challenge! Renowned gown designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka are guest judges for this challenge, asking designers to create a one-of-a-kind gown for an evening at the opera. Host Angela Lindvall, while lovely, remains completely forgettable. This ... More >>
Tim Gunn is coming to network television on January 16 with ABC's new lifestyle/reinvention daytime talk show The Revolution. ABC describes the new show as an "uplifting, inspiring, and groundbreaking new daily show about health and lifestyle transformations co-hosted by a stellar team of experts wh ... More >>
Austin Scarlett, Mondo, Kenley, Anthony...just a few favorites who bring the "something old" to Project Runway: All Stars which premiered last night on Lifetime. Austin has grown an amazing, blond version of a Clark Gable moustache but the rest of the contestants look pretty much the same. Viewers h ... More >>
Project Runway All-Stars isn't the only fashion-centric show on the spring television schedule, though it's likely the most anticipated. Favorite contestants from past seasons are returning for an "all-star" season full of beautiful clothes and -- more importantly -- high drama. Thirteen designers w ... More >>
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www.trendhunter.comMuch like taste, fashion is subjective. And these days, it seems the crazier your outfits, the more attention you're likely to get. And if you can make that outfit out of anything but fabric, well, then that's just plain fun. Shows like Project Runway highlight the use of ... More >>
Shockingly, Dave Wilson is outraged.Dave Wilson, the homophobe who did everything he could to derail Annise Parker's mayoral race, is at it again, mass-mailing people to try to drum up a candidate to oppose her re-election, the Houston Chronicle reports. Wilson says Parker has promoted a "g ... More >>
Who needs Mommy?Researchers at M.D. Anderson have created mice from two fathers, the Wall Street Journal reports. That has to be the gayest thing we've heard since sing-along Project Runway. Which we actually haven't heard of, but we can dream, right? The scientists "first engineered a fema ... More >>
Photo courtesy FBILarge and in chargeFirst it was the "Fashionable Felon." Now the FBI's making fat jokes.Is this a crime-fighting agency or Project Runway? What Not to Wear (When Robbing a Bank)?Meet the "XXXL Bandit," who eats because he's sad and is sad because he eats, if Austin Powers can be ... More >>
This show has some interesting work, but needs serious editing.
Photos by Hallie JordanChloe Dao, Project Runway's season 2 winner, showcased her newest line, "Lightness" during her spring 2010 fashion show Saturday night at Warehouse Live. From the shoes the models wore -- heels made of Plexiglas with decorative mirror pieces -- to the white silk chiff ... More >>
We know nothing about getting good gifts for women, as our wife would testify. So Valentine's Day sucks. (in our case, it's followed by the gift-dilemma of a wedding anniversary four days later. Our wife has long grown used to disappointment, which she hides well.)One thing we do know, though: Liste ... More >>
Sick of corporate Christmas? Try shopping local. Hair Balls presents a 12-part series highlighting ideas for holiday gifts made and sold in Texas. So the Twelve Days of Giftmas are winding down and you only have one more week to shop for your Christmas/Hanukkah/Muharram/Solstice/Kwanzaa gift ... More >>
Ohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseohplease: The gossip apocalypse has arrived: Jon Gosselin and Nadya Suleman will be going on a date.The Jon & Kate Plus 8 star has reportedly agreed to appear in a cheesy new reality show in which he'll date Octomom Nadya Suleman, former Cheaters producer Bobby Goldst ... More >>
Former Project Runway contestant Jack Mackenroth's been to Houston before, although he doesn't remember us. "I know I've been to Dallas, Austin and Houston, but in my brain, I can't remember which is which. So I look around while we're driving and I think, 'This looks familiar,' but I don't know fam ... More >>
There were a few seconds during the Rolling Stones' 2006 Super Bowl halftime performance where formaldehyded guitarist Keith Richards let his inner demon peek out. I can't remember for the life of me which song the band was playing, but Richards let loose with a bit of gnarly fret nastiness where he ... More >>
When contestants on romantic/superficial reality shows are sent packing - when Flav withholds a clock, Tila Tequila declares that you've lost your shot at "love," or whatever - it's tough to empathize with the teary-eyed rejects, because by now the audience recognizes their exile as temporary, a ste ... More >>
Houston MC Cornbreadd, frontman for vicious rap-rockers Tha Fucking Transmissions, is one of those people you call with a couple of simple questions and wind up on the phone with for 20 minutes. That's hardly a bad thing; he's as congenial a person as you'll ever want to meet, but he always tells it ... More >>
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Chloe Dao, winner of Project Runway season two and native Houstonian will introduce Dead Poets Society at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston tomorrow as part of the Movies Houstonians Love series. Houston Press Assistant Night & Day Editor Dusti Rhodes called her up to chat about her decision behind t ... More >>
Chloe Dao, winner of Project Runway and native Houstonian, introduces the film that inspired her success at the MFAH
Pardon Miss Pop Rocks for getting all meta on you for a moment, but do you think it’s possible to write about a pop culture blog within a pop culture blog? Because I’m going to try. I’m talking, of course, about Project Rungay: "Project Runway" from a VERY Gay Perspective. It’s perhaps the ... More >>
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