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Sam Elliott

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Chess King, J Riggins & Merry-Go-Round: 10 Classic Mall Stores That Are Gone Or All But Gone

    It's Christmas shopping time, so chances are you've got a mall in your future. And chances are that mall won't be anything like it was. Back in the day, every mall seemed to have at least a few of the same stores in it. They may have been stores you never actually saw anyone buying anything in, or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    What The "Top 10 Stolen Vehicles" List Says About Houston

    Stolen, by manly men​Every month Houston police put out a list of the most-often stolen vehicles, a list that defines what are either the most vulnerable or most desirable members of our automotive society. This month's is out....what does it tell us about Houston? 3. Our car thieves want yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Top Chef: Texas - Let the Games Begin

    ​I have absolutely no tolerance for reality shows of any kind, and I watch little food television programming aside from Chopped, Alton Brown and the PBS Saturday morning line-up. I do not understand the modern paradigm of chef as rock star. I don't know why food blogging has become so entrenc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Saturday Night: Bob Seger At Toyota Center

    Photos by Jay Lee​Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band Toyota Center April 30, 2011 If Saturday night was supposed to be Bob Seger's final farewell to Houston on what is reported to be his last go-round through the country as a performer, then he picked a stellar set list: 25 songs full of hist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Galveston Beaches, Bars, Hotels Had Big Weekend (Also: From Iran, The Most Unintenionally Funny Galveston Doomsday Scenario)

    A true lifeguard rocks the Sam Elliott `stache​It could be the bad economy and high gas prices, it could be the oil spill that's avoided Texas (so far), it could be that the relatively cold winter had people yearning for the beach -- whatever it was, Galveston had a banner Memorial Day Weekend.Pet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    iFest Aftermath: A Whirlwind Afternoon With Zydepunks, Some Cha-Chas, Taj Weekes And Dave Alvin's Guilty Women

    Jason WolterZydepunks​ There was a moment as Aftermath was walking through the Caribbean Market section of iFest Saturday when we had the most visceral of flashbacks -- stepping off a Carnival cruise boat at the rip old age of 14 in Nassau, Bahamas, and being inundated by tourist-baiting marketeer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Houston 101: Andy Griffith, Killer

    In 1969, the victim of one of Houston's most notorious murder cases died at Sharpstown Hospital after a long, painful episode.Joan Robinson was the beloved daughter of River Oaks oilman Ash Robinson; she showed up in the papers all the time for her expertise as an equestrienne. She married a plastic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Local Actor J.D. Hawkins Dies

    J.D. Hawkins, who's been making a name for himself on Houston stages and in film productions here, has died.He'd appeared in plays at the Alley, Stages and the Ensemble; throughout his career he had worked with stars like Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Joan Allen and Sam Elliott.It was at the Ensemble that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    Houston On The TV: The Top Five

    According to an online survey by Sky News, the 80s were the coolest decade: Some 41% of people questioned in an online survey said the 80s was their favourite decade, followed by the 60s and the 90s. The Noughties polled as the least cool decade since 1960, with only 10% of people saying it was th ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    March 22, 2007

    Ghost Rider

    This one will drive you up the wall

  • Music

    May 25, 2006

    Fly Like an Eagle

    Jesse Hughes proves too sexy for his band, too sexy for his band

  • Film

    June 19, 2003

    Mind over Matter

    In Ang Lee's Hulk, the big green guy gets existential

  • Film

    February 28, 2002

    Solid Soldiers

    Vietnam's first battle delivers a real dread of war so lacking in Black Hawk Down

  • Music

    November 9, 2000

    Midnight Riders

    Co-founder Dickey Betts is gone from the Allman Brothers Band, while Gregg Allman hits the road on a separate mini-tour

  • Film

    October 12, 2000

    The Grandstander

    The Contender is a candidate for the year's most high-minded trash

  • Film

    January 21, 1999

    Hi-Lo Ho-Hum

    A fine Western love story gets reduced into a Mild Bunch

  • Film

    March 5, 1998
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