Subject:

Salman Rushdie

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Top 5 Musicians Whose Art Trumps Their Politics

    Once again we have yet another example that if a musician opens his or her mouth without the benefit of a guitar or piano close by, trouble is usually not far behind. In this case it's Rockin' Randall Hank Williams Jr., who compared this year's Obama/John Boehner "golf summit" to Adolf Hitler hittin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Win Passes To 2012, And See What Other Religious Buildings They Wimped Out On Destroying

    Roland Emmerich, who never met a plot hole he couldn't fill with explosions and shitty dialogue, tells us there's one place we won't see bite the big one in his upcoming movie 2012:  [T]he 53-year-old director had wanted to demolish the Kaaba, the iconic cube-shaped structure in the Grand Mos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Embarassing Moments In TV Cooking History: Welcome to the List, Padma

    Padma Lakshmi isn't technically a celebrity chef. Yes, she's published two cookbooks and hosted/starred in an array of food-related programming. But she's also known for plenty of other endeavors, chief among them being married to Salman Rushdie and her career as a highly successful Indian model/act ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 13, 2006
  • Film

    May 11, 2006

    Troubled Water

    Deepa Mehta completes her trilogy amid outrage from Hindu fundamentalists

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Reading Series

    The Margarett Root Brown Reading Series

  • Film

    September 4, 2003

    Divine Decadence

    Rabbis won't recognize this wild and wicked Holy Land

  • Film

    April 4, 2002

    Independents' Day

    WorldFest is back with the best films you've never heard of

  • Calendar

    September 6, 2001

    Salman Fury

    Salman Rushdie lashes out at his favorite targets in Fury

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Drug Money

    Narcotics task forces in Texas spend millions of dollars each year busting low-level users and dealers. Is it money well spent, or are officers just addicted to easy cash?

  • Film

    April 12, 2001

    Diary of a Madwoman

    Not even Renée Zellweger can make us Jones for this sarcastic romance

  • Film

    April 22, 1999

    Great Pods

    Comic eXistenZ turns erotic mind games into sigh-fi

  • News

    December 26, 1996
  • News

    June 29, 1995

    Echo Chamber

    Talk radio talks to itself for argument's sake

  • Film

    December 2, 1993

    Fatwa This

    Ayatollah you once, ayatollah you again: Abbas Headline:Kiarostami's movies just aren't that interesting

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