Zach Galifianakis

  • Film

    November 6, 2014

    Birdman Gives Michael Keaton a Role Worthy of Him

    Birdman is marvelously entertaining.

  • Film

    May 23, 2013

    The Hangover Part III: The Heart of Fartness

    Funny but unlovable, the "wolf pack" returns for round 3.

  • Film

    August 9, 2012

    The Campaign

    Hijinks and f-bombs on the campaign trail.

  • Film

    May 24, 2012
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    May 17, 2012

    Morgan Spurlock's Mansome

    A trivial investigation of gender.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Friday Night: Alabama Shakes at Continental Club

    Alabama Shakes doesn't like the "retro soul" label that often is attached to their brand of music. But, if their raucous set at Continental Club on Friday night is any indication, they should embrace it because they certainly owned it. "Y'all gon' be alright," singer Brittany Howard told the packed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    And Now, the Least Anticipated Movies of Fall/Winter 2011

    ​Pop Rocks will return Thursday. The fall/winter movie season kicked off last weekend as Contagion dominated the box office (the highly touted Warrior, not so much). I've already covered, in some depth, those releases coming up in the remainder of 2011 that might merit a closer look. We learn ... More >>

  • Film

    May 26, 2011

    Bros Roofie'ing Bros

    The Hangover Part II: Didn't we already see this movie?

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Lights, Camera, Osama

    It'll be the feel-good movie of the year.‚ÄčOn the Geologic Internet Time Scale, the news of Osama bin Laden's death took place almost a century ago. We're already fondly recalling our whereabouts when we heard the fateful news (drinking beer and watching The Killing...NEVAR FORGET) and relivi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Friday Night: Jessica Lea Mayfield At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Jessica Lea Mayfield, David Mayfield Fitzgerald's April 22, 2011 You know those situations where you're thinking to yourself, "Wow, this looks like it doesn't make sense...perhaps some further investigation might prove me wrong"? Friday night was one of the very few ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    "Good Friday": Even Jesus Is Spoofing Rebecca Black Now

    Is it us, or does our Lord and Savior look an awful lot like Zach Galifianakis? Happy Easter, everyone.

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Friday Night: Tim & Eric At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Jim Bricker​ Tim & Eric, Neil Hamburger FItzgerald's November 12, 2010 It took Aftermath a while to "get" Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim's Awesome Show (Great Job). We were a fan of their original Adult Swim offering, Tom Goes to the Mayor, but at first unfairly lumped in their m ... More >>

  • Film

    November 4, 2010

    Zach Attack

    Galifianakis steals another Todd Phillips buddy comedy in Due Date.

  • Film

    October 7, 2010

    Cuckoo Chic

    It's Kind of a Funny Story imagines the mental ward as a hipster's paradise.

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Five Musicians You Don't Want At Your Birthday Party​Rocks Off was struck by a random thought the other day: How cool would it be if a rock star showed up at your birthday party? It could happen any number of ways. Maybe a well-connected friend calls in a few favors. Maybe your party is in the same hotel where they're staying. Ma ... More >>

  • Film

    July 29, 2010

    Messed Up

    Mental disability as comedy in Dinner for Schmucks

  • Film

    January 7, 2010

    Revolting Youth

    Cult novel must continue its search for a worthy film adaptation.

  • Film

    June 4, 2009

    Vegas, Babies

    The Hangover is almost as funny as Old School.

  • Calendar

    February 19, 2009

    Brian Posehn

    The six-six, bald, nerdy comic admits he’s gassy

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2008

    Outsider Comedy

    Local comedians band together and embrace their dorkiness

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2007

    Drenched in Blog: Top Five Videos of 2007

    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 >>

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    July 27, 2007
  • News

    May 24, 2007

    Funny Business

    Once upon a time Houston was a hot spot for comedy clubs. Now it's anybody's guess on who'll turn out on any given night

  • Music

    March 8, 2007
  • Music

    October 19, 2006

    Dark Star Rising

    Jenny Lewis primps for her big push

  • Music

    June 2, 2005

    Carrie On!

    The American Idol finals inspire Beatlemania-like frenzies on the Richmond Strip

  • Music

    April 14, 2005

    Humor Can Be Funny

    Or so believe the Comedians of Comedy