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Seinfeld (TV Show)

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    ESPN, FOX and Univisión are Betting Millions That You'll Keep Watching Soccer

    It was a Tuesday afternoon up at my radio station, and the United States' 2-1 loss to Belgium in extra time had just ended, eliminating the American men's soccer team from the 2014 World Cup. Depressed, I stood there staring at the television, slowly calculating how old I would be the next time I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    The 10 Most Memorable '80s TV Theme Songs

    Oh, how we miss the '80s. It was a happy time, when life was full of neon spandex, leg-warmers and high-top Reeboks as far as the eye could see. Sure, there were too many dudes sporting man-perms, but they always threw in an accompanying mullet for good measure, and the beloved beard was always an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Fan Fighting League! Philly Fan Invades Tampa (w/ VIDEO)

    A few bad apples spoil the bunch. For the last three weeks, as a collective fan base, Houston Texan fans have been labeled as a bunch of delusional, intrusive, bloodthirsty animals. And why? Because a few idiots burned a Matt Schaub jersey, a couple kids put a FOR SALE sign in his yard, and finally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Top 5 "Big Salads" to Try in Houston*

    *First, let me be clear that in selecting the items on this list, I was operating under the Elaine Benes definition of a "big salad." As you Seinfeld fans might remember, Jerry initially said that a "big salad" contains "big lettuce, big carrots, tomatoes like volleyballs," but in another episode, ... More >>

  • Film

    July 25, 2013

    How Friends Illustrates the Depressing Insularity of Our Lives

    “I’ll be there for you … and others in our census bracket”

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Watch Grown Men (Red Sox and Yankees) Scurry Like Children During a Clap of Thunder (w/ VIDEO)

    I am putting up this brief post and (in my opinion, hilarious) embedded video a bit cautiously this morning as, believe it or not, I've already been deemed "weather insensitive" by a few people on Twitter today. At about 6:00 a.m., I tweeted some comments about storm chasers and Darwinism, and a fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Say No to Cee Lo: 5 Musicians Who Should Get Sitcoms Instead

    This past week, it was announced that Cee Lo Green and NBC are working together to develop a new autobiographical sitcom based on and starring the soul singer. This is, of course, a terrible idea. Sure, Cee Lo is a great singer and he's done some acting, but would his life really make a great sitcom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    The Knicks Play Hide-and-Seek in Order to Keep the Rockets from Signing Jeremy Lin

    For every weird little occurrence in life, there seems to be an episode of Seinfeld to which you can circle back for an analogous situation. Even for something as innocuous as the Rockets' pursuit of Knicks restricted free agent guard Jeremy Lin. So here goes: Remember that episode of Seinfeld whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 55, Palestinian Chicken at Al Aseel

    This year leading up to our annual Best of Houston® issue, we're counting down our 100 favorite dishes in Houston. This list comprises our favorite dishes from the last year, dishes that are essential to Houston's cultural landscape and/or dishes that any visitor (or resident) should try at least o ... More >>

  • News

    June 28, 2012

    The 2012 Houston Web Awards

    The Houston Press rides the wave to the next group of winners.

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    June 4, 2012

    Free Press Summer Fest: Top 10 WTF Moments Of 2012

    See Rocks Off's complete Free Press Summer Fest coverage at this link. See our Summer Fest Saturday slideshows of the bands and the crowds. Cory Garcia: Walking past the Super Happy Fun Land stage Saturday I heard the singer for one of the bands yell out "Let's all get raped!" Since I don't know w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Dinner Party Etiquette: Bring Something, Dammit

    "The Dinner Party." It's one of Seinfeld's more classic episodes, from a television series in which nearly every show was an instant classic. Maybe because -- at our core -- many of us agonize as George Costanza did about the etiquette of showing up empty-handed to a dinner party. ELAINE: These peo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Why Do We Always Expect Our Favorite Bands To Reunite?

    John Hammond, the billionaire CEO of InGen and the curator of Jurassic Park found out the hard way that sometimes things from another time and place don't mesh well with different surroundings. A guy even got eaten by a Tyrannosaurus rex while he was taking a dump, and one of those spitting dinosaur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Happy Birthday Billie Joe: An American Idiot Turns 40

    "I'm not growing up, I'm just burning out"? Well, not quite...​Today, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day turns 40. Eighteen years ago, in the time known as 1994, he turned 22. Two weeks earlier than that, his band's major-label debut, Dookie, had hit store shelves. That album would go on to sel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Palestinian Chicken at Al Aseel: Yes, It's Real

    In this week's cafe review of Palestinian diner Al Aseel, I referred to an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm called "Palestinian Chicken" in which Larry David's character on the HBO show finds a Middle Eastern restaurant serving the best grilled chicken he's ever tasted. David, a Jew, keeps eating th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Gene Simmons Is A Lucky Man -- Our Six Favorite Shannon Tweed VHS Covers (NSFW)

    On behalf of all of us here at Art Attack, I'd like to congratulate Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed on the joyous occasion of their marriage. The pair lived together, "happily unmarried," for 28 years before finally deciding to take the plunge. I have no idea what prompted them to tie the knot (I'm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    The Heat, My God, the Heat: When Will Summer Finally End?

    Raining down fire and brimstone instead of water.​Elaine Benes used to date David Puddy on the show Seinfeld. He claimed to be a Christian -- sporting a fish symbol on his car, tuning his radio to Christian stations and the like -- but encouraged his girlfriend to do sinful things on his behal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Behold, The Ridiculous LeBron James Tattoo (and 5 Other Ridiculous Tattoos Of Celeb Faces)

    Who would ever regret this?​I've never understood the whole "tattoo" thing. From the time I was a kid when a tattoo (or set of tattoos) pretty much meant you were either a) a social outcast, b) in some sort of fratenrity, or c) in the service), the concept of drilling yourself with a painful ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Biggest Loser, v 2.0 -- Dallas Cowboys WR Roy Williams

    Not well-played, Roy​I know when I unveiled the "Biggest Loser" feature several weeks ago, it was positioned as a way to broadly discuss nameless groups of people who engage in something stupid or deplorable. Mostly stupid. It was meant as a way to point out a general group of people doing on ... More >>

  • News

    June 23, 2011

    Too Much Pavement

    Houston's strip malls increase heat, pollution.

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2011
  • News

    April 7, 2011

    Play Ball, Baby

    A new season for the Astros, and hopefully a new team.

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Let Them Eat...Crumbs?

    ​While picking up a slice of cake at Dessert Gallery Bakery & Café as a new-semester pick-me-up, I noticed a rather unusual discount baked good bin. For the record, I'm generally a big fan of bakeries and sweet shops selling their day-old wares at reduced prices. This practice often allows ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    The Situation is Making Us Fat

    He may be a tool, but, unlike most of us, he ain't fat.​Americans are voyeurs. We like to watch. Since the invention of the television, it has been the choice for peering into the world outside our living room and, despite the popularity of streaming video and the Internet in general, TV is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    What Is The Best TV Show Of All Time? Martin? Really?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday (that isn't a national holiday) Rocks Off will have some of them hear discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Bun B, Fat Tony, Montana, Kyle Hubbard, Thurogoo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Duane Brown -- I'm The One Guy Saying Something Nice About You

    Duane Brown: We're not jumping on the blame train​"I vow to learn from this mistake and be a better player and teammate because of it." -- Duane Brown In May, when the news came down that Brian Cushing had been suspended for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, the reaction among many ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Game Time: Brian Cushing -- Saga of the Overtrained Athlete

    For he today that juices his blood with me shall be my brother...​ "It's not a lie, if you believe it." -- George CostanzaNo one could carry out a lie like George Costanza.If you watched Seinfeld, you remember the episode where George told his would-have-been in-laws, the Rosses, that he had a tim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    George Steinbrenner: One More Eulogy

    Raise a calzone and pour out a 40 for The (Other) Boss​I hate the New York Yankees. I hate that they win all of the time. And I hate that everything that happens in baseball seems to revolve around the Yankees. I hate that the team has its own network. And that the Yankees have a seemingly endless ... More >>

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    July 13, 2010

    George Steinbrenner's Best Spoofs Of Himself

    ​A lot of people hated George Steinbrenner, including Yankee fans. But they'd be well-served to remember just how bottom-of-the-barrel the team was when he bought it for $10 million (it's now worth $2 billion or so).The Stadium was empty, the roster deplete, the minor-league system a joke. It ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Game Time: George Steinbrenner, 1930-2010

    Jay Buhner for Ken Phelps?​I hated the Yankees growing up. No...I mean it, I HATED them. I hate them still now, but it's sort of a numb, latent, "I'm hating them because I'm just supposed to" kind of hate.When I was a teenager growing up in Connecticut worshiping Jim Rice, Dwight Evans, and Yaz, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Goodbye, Thai Nazi: Darawan Charoenrat of Kanomwan

    ​You may not have even known the restaurant by its proper name, Kanomwan. And it's even more likely that you did not know its proprietor's real name, either-- Darawan Charoenrat. For eaters "in the know" for the last decade or more, both have simply been called Thai Nazi, or the restaurant w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Pop Rocks: How The Marriage Ref Almost Ruined My Marriage

    ​My wife and I have been married for almost 14 years. In that time, we've had to come to a certain...understanding about each others' tastes.We agree mostly on the big stuff, like politics (pinko), finances (slightly more free-spending than Ebenezer Scrooge), and child-rearing (sleep in a drawer a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    The Week In TV: We're With Coco

    ​The weekend's gone, the sun is out, and the only marathon I did this weekend consisted of Whataburger taquitos. This was the week in TV Land: • So! Conan and Jay are probably not going to make buddy comedies together any time soon, or ever. The growing animosity between the two -- mainly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Game Time: At That Moment, Jerry....I Tell You, The Texans WERE A Playoff Team!

    "So I started to walk into the water. I won't lie to you boys, I was terrified! But I pressed on and as I made my way past the breakers a strange calm came over me. I don't know if it was divine intervention or the kinship of all living things but I tell you Jerry at that moment I was a marine bio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Game Time: The Dysfunctional Macs

    ​I'm sure if all of you have heard, but Tracy McGrady has set a target date to return from microfracture surgery, and that date is November 18. What he's going to do once he comes back or whether he's even ready to come back are secondary issues, because chances are if you heard this news when it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Game Time: Inside The Mind Of The Houston Texans Fan

    ​Pretty much every social instinct I employ comes from George Costanza of Seinfeld fame.  (... and yes, the fact that it's been 11-plus years since the Seinfeld finale means I officially have to remind people who George Costanza was.)*"Whatever your instincts tell you to do, do the opposite." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2008

    The Roaster Meets Cracker Barrel

    Perhaps it was inevitable: Allen Parkway Village native Kenny Rogers, who owned his own chain of rotesserie-chicken restaraunts in the '90s and shall forever after be known as "The Roaster," has partnered with home-cooking restaraunt franchise Cracker Barrel (mmm... that's good eatin') to release a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008

    Marty Stuart's American Odyssey Does Houston

    Marty Stuart is definitely one of the more interesting also-rans of Travis Tritt-era popular country. He only had a couple of real hits - "Hillbilly Rock" and "Little Things" both reached No. 8 in 1990 - but he's got a great pedigree. He was married to one of the Carter daughters, and was a good pal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2006

    Michael Richards: Call Him Ku Klux Kramer?

    Wait a second, Kramer... is that a "sieg heil?" The comedy world is all abuzz about Michael Richards's recent meltdown during a gig at L.A.'s Laugh Factory. If you haven't heard, check out the exclusive "caught on tape" video on TMZ.com. Yep, that's Cosmo Kramer from Seinfeld, dropping the N-bom ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    September 8, 2005
  • Film

    February 3, 2005

    Diva Down

    Franco Zeffirelli imagines cheering up an operatic legend

  • Calendar

    April 8, 2004

    Unearthing Kitsch

    Media Archeology digs up some quirky film relics

  • Culture

    January 30, 2003

    Your New Friends?

    NBC hopes Coupling is its next hitcom, which bugs the show's biggest fans

  • Culture

    December 26, 2002

    Fear Factor

    But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Racket

    Pinpointing when Texas music jumped the shark

  • Culture

    June 14, 2001

    Hope Sinks

    Between optimism and despair, there's comic (and author) Richard Lewis

  • Culture

    March 8, 2001

    Good Cop, Bad Cop

    Denis Leary is on The Job, but can ABC find him an audience?

  • Culture

    April 27, 2000

    Geek love

    The men behind this season's best shows -- and biggest failures -- blame it all on Regis

  • Film

    May 22, 1997

    Warm! Fuzzy! Gay!

    The Houston Gay and Lesbian Film Festival opens with a movie even breeders can love

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