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Ralph Macchio

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    The Sports Hate Between the Rockets and Mavericks May be Approaching Football Levels

    As the horn sounded ending the first game of the NBA preseason between the Houston Rockets and the Dallas Mavericks, former Rocket fan favorite (ample stress on the word "former") Chandler Parsons, now a centerpiece for the Mavs, made his way over to the Rockets' bench area to exchange salutations w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2013

    Last Night: New Year's Eve Cataclysm at Fitzgerald's

    Free Press Houston New Year's Eve Cataclysm Feat. Buxton, Infinite Apaches, Robert Ellis, Ben Godfrey Fitzgerald's December 31, 2012 Devil, your name be "Michelada." Who else could I blame for a New Year's Eve that seems to exist only as flashes and sounds and 11 pages of barely legible notes? Let' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Nothing's Shocking: Thank You, Iggy Pop

    singinglamb.caA young Iggy Pop has his way with a microphone stand c. 1968​Cyberspace was all abuzz on Monday, thanks to Lady Gaga's "shocking" VMA performance of "You and I" dressed as a young Ralph Macchio, or at least that's what it looked like from here. It was creative and bold, and defin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Idol Beat: Fail To The King, Baby

    Coming to a county fair near you...​I'm going to hate tonight. For unlike these other liars on Idol who - to a one - claimed to have grown up in a Motown household, I really did grow up on Carole King. I have great fondness for Tapestry, which was in regular rotation when I was a kid, and have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Game Time: Whaler Fan Fest -- Houston Oiler Fans May Know How I Feel

    Hartford Whalers: They live on as a dessert​"Somewhere along the line, we will see you in another place in another time. God bless all of you fans. Remember one thing, you may have lost the NHL, but you have not lost the memories." -- Chuck Kaiton, the voice of the Hartford Whalers after the Whal ... More >>

  • Film

    June 10, 2010

    Kung Fu Hustle

    Karate Kid remake too cynical to catch a fly with chopsticks.

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Game Time: Larusso Vs. Skywalker, The Death Match

    ​I'm not afraid to admit it, I'm a huge fan of The Karate Kid. And I'm not just talking "guilty pleasure" fan.No sir, not only do I actually own all three DVD's in the Karate Kid trilogy, but my Karate Kid III DVD actually has some scenes that skip because of wear and tear. Yeah, you heard me, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    Miss Pop Rocks: American Apparel -- The Units Of Our Day

    Photo by kaddistrophicCould a young, twentysomething hipster please explain to this 32-year-old crotchety senior citizen what exactly is American Apparel's appeal, puhlease?My problems with the chain of clothing stores are many.First of all, Dov Charney, American Apparel's CEO, is a known perv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Seven Ways To Tell When That Woman Plans To Drug And Rob You

    It's a crime-wave that is terrorizing single, vulnerable men out for a simple night of fun on Austin's Sixth Street. Men powerless to defend themselves from their attackers. Stupid, stupid men.As the Early Show reported recently, six men have been robbed by a group of three or four women dubbed "The ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2008

    The Karate Kid

    Web exclusive!

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2008

    Twenty-Five Years Since "Let's Do It For Johnny!"

    There is a certain piece of American cinema that, in my opinion, rivals the importance of "Citizen Kane" and "Manhattan" in the canon of groundbreaking films, and that piece of cinema is "The Outsiders." If you doubt me, ask any even slightly heterosexual woman of a certain age where she was the fir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2007

    The Cult of Dani Campbell

    Okay, so I suppose it’s time to admit that I’ve caught a little bit of MTV’s “A Shot at Love With Tila Tequila,” and all I really have to say about that is HOW COULD SHE HAVE CHOSEN BOBBY OVER DANI? I mean, really. Houston’s very own Vietnamese MySpace nymphette Tila Tequila (whose hea ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    November 15, 2007

    Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

    You wanted the best — you got the best: Guitar Hero III

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2007

    Miss Pop Rocks: My Sunday With Ralph Macchio

    This post may only speak to a certain cadre of ladies (and men) who love Ralph Macchio. If it doesn’t appeal to you, please feel free to move along. Now that I’m among friends, I’ll start off by saying that back in the day, I was in total hot love with the man. I mean, like, how could I no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2007
  • Film

    October 6, 2005

    Goy Gevalt

    In Her Shoes is pretty but useless, a Prada with a broken heel

  • Music

    May 12, 2005

    System Overload

    Justin Moyer, Edie Sedgwick and Supersystem's Justin Destroyer are all the same person -- sort of

  • Music

    March 3, 2005
  • Music

    August 21, 2003

    Bluegrass Meltdown, Montrose-Style

    Medicine Show, J.W. Americana and Two Star Symphony have the cure for the Monday-night blahs

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