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    July 4, 2014

    Five Incredibly Patriotic WWE Moments to Help Celebrate 4th of July

    We turn 238 years old today! Indeed, our little nation is all growns up! And we growns up and we growns up and we growns up! It's a day to celebrate all that makes our nation great -- barbecue, cold beer, fireworks (in most states), speedy internet, television with a couple thousand channels, bing ... More >>

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    July 4, 2012

    July 4th Travesty: Joey Chestnut's Annual Hot Dog Beatdown To Be Tape Delayed!

    First and foremost, I want to wish a very happy Independence Day to all of the people who read this blog and listen to my radio show, and more than anything else pay thanks and tribute to all of our troops past, present, and future who protect our freedom. Their bravery and sacrifice is exemplary. ... More >>

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    March 29, 2012

    Crawfish Boil Etiquette: Don't Piss Off the Guy with the Paddle

    As crawfish grow ever more popular in Houston, so do crawfish boils. Not a weekend goes by in spring when I don't have a friend or neighbor hosting a boil at their house. And thank God, too, because I have no yard in which to host one of my own. If this isn't happening to you yet, be the boil you wa ... More >>

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    January 23, 2012

    There's No Killing the Zombie Banh Mi at Cafe TH

    Photos by GroovehouseJohn McIntyre attacked his Zombie banh mi with all he had, but it wouldn't die.​"I'm ready to start eating," muttered a nervous-looking John McIntyre, a senior linebacker for the University of Houston, as he waited for the 22-inch Zombie banh mi to land in front of him at ... More >>

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    July 5, 2011

    Joey Chestnut's Stomach Is an American Hero

    Joey Chestnut: Proud to be an American, where at least he knows he's free.​It's funny, about 25 years ago, right in the middle of my teenage years, I remember being figuratively beat over the head with constant reminders of "world hunger." If it wasn't the Band Aid video from a bunch of Euro a ... More >>

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    August 9, 2010

    Houston Runners Take on The Beer Mile

    Brittanie Shey​There's competitive eating, and then there's competitive eating, or in the case of the Beer Mile, competitive drinking. The concept is simple: chug a beer as fast as you can, then run a ΒΌ mile. Do that four times, and you've completed the beer mile. First person to cross the fi ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010

    The 15-Pound Burger at French Press Cafe

    The burger dwarfs the economy-size pickle jar next to it.​A 15-pound burger. Just saying the phrase isn't enough to indicate exactly how massive of a burger that is. Fifteen pounds - and that's just the meat. Twenty-four slices of American cheese. An entire head of lettuce. A 15-pound burger ... More >>

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    September 29, 2005

    Mini Marathon

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    May 27, 2004