Subject:

Steve McVicker

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    November 11, 2010
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    June 11, 2010

    Jim Carrey's Gay Sex Scenes, Thanks To The Houston Press

    The Russian poster for the movie​Movieline, a great site for all your film needs, has been keeping track of the roller-coaster ride that is I Love You Phillip Morris, the Jim Carrey-Ewan McGregor film that is based on the book by Steve McVicker, which is based on stories he did for the Houston Pre ... More >>

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    April 9, 2010

    Bad News For The Jim Carrey Movie Based On Houston Press Articles

    ​Bad news for former Houston Press reporter Steve McVicker, whose articles for us were turned into a book which turned into a Jim Carrey/Ewan MacGregor movie: The Los Angeles Times is reporting that release of I Love You, Phillip Morris has been delayed indefinitely. Consolidated Pictures Group, t ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010

    More Tats = More Deviance?

    Texas Tech studies body ink and social deviance.

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    January 19, 2010

    Promo Materials Emerge For I Love You Phillip Morris, Former Press Staffer Steve McVicker's Movie

    ​In advance of its March 26 release date, there are now trailers and posters galore for I Love You Phillip Morris, the Jim Carrey/Ewan Macgregor film based on the Houston Press articles and ensuing book written by former staffer Steve McVicker.You can see a mess of trailers here.McVicker says this ... More >>

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    June 10, 2009

    Curiouser And Curiouser At The Chron

    We told you yesterday about how the Houston Chronicle was being uncharacteristically modest in writing about federal inspectors criticizing the Harris County jail.Their story mentioned only how the jail "came under scrutiny" without mentioning that the scrutiny in question was spurred by Chronicle s ... More >>

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    June 9, 2009

    Houston Chronicle, Modestly Declining To Blow Its Own Horn. For Some Reason

    Photo by alex-sThe Houston Chronicle bannered a headline Saturday over a story about federal inspectors criticizing the Harris County Jail: "County Jail Fails Feds' Probe."The story outlined the results of the inspection, saying "poor access to health care and life-threatening conditions" at the jai ... More >>

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    January 19, 2009

    Our Man At Sundance, Part Two: The Screening

    Former Houston Press reporter Steve McVicker is reporting from the Sundance Film Festival:Well, Sunday's screening of "our" film, I Love You Phillip Morris, came and went last night, with still no official word of having been snapped up by any major distribution company for mucho dollars. However ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2009

    Our Man Reports From The Sundance Film Festival

    Former Houston Press reporter Steve McVicker is reporting from the Sundance Film Festival: Despite the economy being in the crapper, and competition for A-list stars from the Obama inauguration, the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, with its film lovers, business types, and members of the press, has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Sundance, Here He Comes

    The red carpet and klieg lights are not far away for former Houston Press reporter Steve McVicker, who is headed to the Sundance Film Festival this weekend in connection with the Jim Carrey-Ewan McGregor movie made from the stories he wrote for us about a con man.I Love You Phillip Morris will featu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor & A Former Press Reporter Ready For Sundance

    Want to see Jim Carrey making out with Ewan McGregor?You can, thanks to former Houston Press reporter Steve McVicker.The film based on Press stories he wrote about a relentless con man, I Love You Phillip Morris, will be showing at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival, and publicity is starting to bu ... More >>

  • News

    September 11, 2008

    The 99-Cent Dog Store

    It's low-rent, but legal

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2008

    From Houston Reporter To Jim Carrey Co-Star

    Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor are the putative stars of I Love You Phillip Morris, but stealing the movie from them is Houstonian Steve McVicker. If his scenes don't end up on the cutting-room floor, that is. McVicker, a former reporter for the Houston Press and the Chronicle, wrote the book on whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2007

    Layoffs and Buyouts at the Houston Chronicle

    News is starting to seep out about the cutbacks at the Houston Chronicle. As with any cutbacks, the news is not good. Management had announced a five-percent cut in what it termed a “position-elimination program” (We can imagine the “We’re Full of PEP!!!” motivational memos); buyouts were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2007

    Prison Love

    Steve McVicker, former Houston Press and current Chron staffer (and David Crosby look-alike), got his name in Variety yesterday. Actor Jim Carrey has signed on for the movie version of I Love You Phillip Morris, McVicker’s chronicle of the life of Steven Russell, a conman who broke out of prison ... More >>

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    June 26, 2003

    Pimpin' Ain't Easy

    Tension mounts at the Chronicle

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    October 11, 2001

    Return to Normalcy

    The Chronicle gets back to business as usual

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    July 5, 2001

    Letters

    Off the "X", Beaching Out, The Low Down

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    March 22, 2001

    Letters

    Out of Harm's Way, Main ACT, Well Versed

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    December 21, 2000

    Letters

    Ministry Magic, Rice Wars, Cross to Bear

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    May 25, 2000
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    December 16, 1999

    Still Open and Shut

    The state bows out of the Beauchamp case

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    July 1, 1999
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    April 15, 1999
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    January 21, 1999
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    January 14, 1999
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    January 7, 1999
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    December 24, 1998

    Merry Xmas, Mr. Waldhauser

    A hearing officer finds that a convicted killer did not violate parole

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    December 10, 1998
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    November 5, 1998
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    July 9, 1998
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    April 30, 1998
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    January 1, 1998
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    December 25, 1997
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    August 21, 1997
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    July 31, 1997
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    June 19, 1997
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    November 7, 1996
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    August 1, 1996
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    July 11, 1996
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    May 9, 1996
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    April 25, 1996
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    March 14, 1996
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    April 27, 1995
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    August 18, 1994
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    June 16, 1994
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    June 9, 1994
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    March 3, 1994
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    January 27, 1994
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