Trivial Pursuit

  • Culture

    June 12, 2014
  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Happy Hour Scene: Maple Leaf Pub

    ​The Place: The Maple Leaf Pub 514 Elgin 713-520-6464 The Deals: $3 wells; $2.50 pints of Miller Lite and Bud Light; various other weekly and daily specials, including cheap shots of the day and $3 martinis on Mondays, which also feature bingo. The Hours: 3 to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Game Time: Cranking Up The Skank-O-Meter, Your 2009 Boggsies

    ​It's December 23, and thus 'tis the season of "Best Of..." lists and "[fill in noun here] of the Year" rundowns. Bonus points for any year ending in the number 9 because that means we also get (drum roll please)....DECADE LISTS!! I am a total sucker for stuff like this; it's mindless, it's pointl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: The Second Act of Onetime "New Dylan" Larry Hosford

    ​Unless you're a professional Trivial Pursuit player, chances are high you've never heard of Larry Hosford. But there was a time when Hosford was hailed as the next Bob Dylan and was hanging around Shelter Records with the likes of George Harrison, Leon Russell and J.J. Cale. Lonesome, Onry and Me ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Game Time: Road Trip Edition, The Middle And The End

    ​(Cue cheesy announcer voice:) "When we last left our our venerable 1560 The Game crew of Pendergast, Nuno and Ramzanali, they were checking into the Norman, Oklahoma Days Inn at 2:30 in the morning, readying themselves for three days of free continental breakfast and lumpy mattresses. To read ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Dancing With the Stars: Puppet Theater of Doom

    Goodbye, sweet douchebag. Fare thee well.​It's the eighth week of Dancing With the Stars, and I think we all deserve a warm thanks for making it so far. Although really, most of you aren't watching the show and only read these blog posts with a sick fascination to see if I've actually snapped ... More >>

  • Music

    November 20, 2008
  • Calendar

    January 31, 2008


    This Chappelle’s Show alum is more than just a pretty face

  • Film

    August 24, 2006

    Snakes on a Plane

    The year's most shameless B-movie delivers exactly what it promises

  • Culture

    December 29, 2005

    Delightful Dysfunction

    A Fertle Holiday will help you survive the season

  • Calendar

    June 30, 2005

    Explosive Action

    Get a bang for your buck this Fourth of July

  • Culture

    December 30, 2004

    Fertle Family Values

    For the over-Sugar Plummed, Scrooged and Messiahed among us

  • Calendar

    July 15, 2004

    Good Fellows

    A snake and a lady in a bikini take up residence at Space 125 Gallery

  • Calendar

    June 3, 2004

    Twisted Toon

    Cartoonist Bill Plympton talks about The Tune

  • Music

    April 29, 1999
  • News

    November 5, 1998
  • News

    September 4, 1997

    Do You Believe in Magic?

    Hundreds of Houstonians do. For them, Magic: The Gathering isn't just a card game, it's a way of life. And at times, it can be a lucrative one.

  • Culture

    February 16, 1995

    Odd and Odder

    Playhouse 1960 tries to give life to a Simon dinosaur with a sexual switch

  • Film

    April 14, 1994

    WorldFest's World View

    Hunter Todd returns with a slimmed-down film festival