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Former Houston Press Award-Winning Reporter Steve McVicker Dies

3 years ago by Margaret Downing
Steve McVicker, a longtime Houston journalist and former reporter for the Houston Press, died Monday after a long illness. McVicker, 62, worked for the Press from 1993 to 2001, coming to it after a career in radio which included a stint with National Public Radio, KUHF radio, and magazines. He...
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Promo Materials Emerge For I Love You Phillip Morris, Former Press Staffer Steve McVicker's Movie

10 years ago by John Nova Lomax
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...
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Prison Love

13 years ago by Houston Press
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...
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Houston Press Story Prompts Indictments

21 years ago by Steve McVicker
Last week, a Dallas County grand jury returned 39 indictments against 32 people in an alleged $2.7 million viatical fraud scheme -- the result of a state investigation triggered by a Houston Press article. The Texas Department of Insurance began its investigation after the Press article ["Making a Killing," by...
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Return of the One-Man Mob

Last week, John Shike files a lawsuit against the Houston Press and staff writer Steve McVicker in connection with "One Man Mob," a profile of Shike that appeared in the Press on May 8, 1997. The article detailed Shike's long-running divorce suit, as well as his other legal entanglements. Shike's...
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Sundance, Here He Comes

11 years ago by Richard Connelly
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...
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Jim Carrey's Gay Sex Scenes, Thanks To The Houston Press

10 years ago by Richard Connelly
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 Press. Now...
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Attn: Dwayne Edward Wright

12 years ago by Houston Press
Yo, Dwayne. You still searching for that wallet you lost in the mid-1970s? Looks like Patricia Calhoun, the editor for our sister paper up in Denver, has finally tracked it down. Talk about service journalism. While doing yard work yesterday in Conifer, Colorado, Calhoun’s brother happened upon an old wallet...
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Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor & A Former Press Reporter Ready For Sundance

11 years ago by Richard Connelly
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...
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From Houston Reporter To Jim Carrey Co-Star

12 years ago by Richard Connelly
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...

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