Female sommeliers have competed in the annual Iron Sommelier Competition for years, but last night marked the first time that one has taken home one of the major award categories. Vanessa Treviño-Boyd of 60 Degrees Mastercrafted scored the Best Presentation award last night. She succeeded in the in ... More >>
Flicks to look into on the edge of tomorrow — and the next months
This time, it’s Captain Asskick goes to Washington.
This time, it’s Captain Asskick goes to Washington.
Checking out the notable stand-alones hitting the theaters.
The film tries to be direct, but is just maddeningly coy.
We look at the year a man fell in love with a phone and a whole lot more.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt triumphs over online porn.
Shouldn't the making of Psycho be more interesting?
Superheroes bump superegos in Joss Whedon's all-star film.
Johnny Depp and Marilyn Manson have been hanging out a lot lately. The actor joined the antichrist onstage a couple of weeks ago at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards show in L.A., and played guitar on "Sweet Dreams" and "Beautiful People." Depp also collaborated with Manson on a cover of Carly Simon' ... More >>
This past Sunday, naughty cell phone pictures of both Mad Men's redheaded bombshell Christina Hendricks and television personality Olivia Munn leaked onto the Internet. No, they weren't together in the photos -- Dear God -- these were separate leaks. Two of the most lusted after female celebs, Hend ... More >>
We Bought a Zoo stars Matt Damon, Thomas Haden Church, Colin Ford, Scarlett Johansson, and Elle Fanning; Cameron Crowe directs. The Houston Press has ten passes to give away for the film We Bought a Zoo. These are passes for four, good any Monday through Thursday, except holidays, at any Houston A ... More >>
Oh, don't be such a cynic. Matt Damon needs your love in We Bought a Zoo.
Note: Not real brothers. We just liked the picture.Brothers share a link that is unique and special. Same DNA, same familial backgrounds, quirks, talents, and sometimes musical taste. They can also argue, get physical, try to overpower one another, and hold grudges over years that are hard to ... More >>
michaeljacksonfuneral.orgNote: Not the actual million-dollar jacket.Have you ever worked in a souvenir store, memorabilia outlet or run an online auction? If so, odds are you have developed a venal, burning hatred for collectors. Rocks Off isn't going to mince words: collectors are some of t ... More >>
Photos by Larami SerranoLee-Lonn Reserve Lounge April 22, 2011 9:08 p.m. Lee-Lonn, in case you've yet to hear his name, is one of Houston's marquee R&B talents. He's so good, in fact, that we're heading out to see him perform live right now, despite the fact that a) far as we can tell, he on ... More >>
We are only less than three hours out from bringing you live-blogging coverage, right here, of this year's Academy Awards, and we are more than excited to take you through the night for every win, loss, awful dress, awesome dress, foible, and foul-up Hollywood throws our way.
Oh, don't act surprised.2011 is barely out of the oven and I'm already filled with dread. Could it be the fact I've spent the entire year so far coughing up chunks of green lung tissue? That I've finally despaired of ever finding a writing gig that doesn't involve "Lady Gaga sex tape" Google ... More >>
2010 is old news. Here are ten to watch out for in 2011.
From party girl to Oscar winner, Sofia Coppola's journey to Somewhere.
The Festival of Lights is upon us, as the eight-day Jewish holiday of Hanukkah officially kicks off at sundown tonight. Some of music's leading bigwigs will likely be sparking up the menorah, among them Lou Reed, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Leonard Cohen, Diamond David Lee Roth, Perry Farrell an ... More >>
W Magazine: All about the art.In the latest news from the Land That Talent Forgot, Kim Kardashian has gone starkers for the November issue of W Magazine: Kim Kardashian has bared all on the cover of a fashion magazine. The reality star, who turns 30 on Oct. 21, appears nude on W Magazine's ... More >>
Unsurprisingly, Iron Man 2 was tops at the box office last weekend. The $128.1 million haul was considered a mild disappointment by some, proving once again that even the fifth biggest opening weekend in movie history can be spun as a negative in Hollywood, where it was also argued semi-convi ... More >>
Hollywood Shuffle got word Thursday that Blues Brother and Saturday Night Live alumnus Dan Aykroyd will be at the downtown Spec's this afternoon from 3-7 p.m. to sign bottles of his new vodka, Conehead Crystal Head. Aykroyd is in town to act as Grand Marshal for Saturday's Art Car Parade. Sat ... More >>
A serious health scare, as soundtracked by Scarface's finest album.
Photo by Block Party PressSomehow or another, I ended up on a Reliant Park event email list. And whenever there's some kind of event for which tickets are available, I get an email. I generally ignore these emails, but I got one the other day that grabbed my attention. It told me that ther ... More >>
If Buddha, Mohammed, and Jesus Christ joined hands and strolled down Westheimer turning automobiles into unicorns while singing "Blasphemous Rumors" I don't think it would get as much coverage as that infernal karaoke machine at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (including right here at Hair Ball ... More >>
Thanksgiving isn't just about federally subsidized gluttony and a spike in domestic disturbance calls, it's about slipping into a tryptophan-induced coma while watching TV. This year, instead of enduring another slapstick performance by the Detroit Lions, how about checking out a few Turkey Day them ... More >>
Penélope Cruz and Scarlett Johansson join forces — and some other stuff — in Woody Allen's (winning!) latest
Sibling rivalry in all its royal glory
Car lovers find a new flame
These are my favorite videos of the past year. This was the first year when we all stopped waiting on people like MTV and Fuse to give us what we wanted; now we all just YouTube everything. We don't have to sit through Tila Tequila sifting through porno industry rejects and listen to a bunch of vall ... More >>
Click here for a slideshow of Friday's action. And click here to see how things are going in ACL land for our friends at the Dallas Observer. Yesterday saw fires, three of them. One saw porta-potties and cars set ablaze by a propane tank. A speaker at the Bjork show started flaming. Then, my pants ... More >>
Life as a young, hot, white, educated nanny in the city sure is a drag
Well, my nearly four-year long study has finished, with predictable results. Scarlett Johansson is indeed very hot. After doing extensive study of The Island (seriously, have you ever seen it??), various magazine covers and the trash outside her house, the above conclusion has been made. It was a lo ... More >>
And comes up with a random smattering of tortured musings
A Good Woman would benefit from a good actor or two
Woody Allen's Match Point can't return serve
Michael Bay's up to his old tricks -- now older than ever
John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson face off in a Southern-gothic indie
The Perfect Score adds a neat twist to the heist movie, then bungles it
They shoot bad films, don't they?