Welcome to another edition of Geek-Offs, where you'll find the perfect distractions to help you muddle your way through hump day each week.
It's a rare day when you see an app in the iTunes store that has a 5 star rating (for the current rating at least, and 4 ½ stars for all versions, but who's c ... More >>
A scene from The Royal Tenenbaums.Hey, it's almost Oscar season! Well, kind of. This much is sure: The summer's about to crest and the shitty movies will finally wash ashore like a dead, bloated whale. Then, the good films will come! You know the Hollywood drill -- and, often, it involves Hollywo ... More >>
Consult Dr. Chuck Norris before giving anyone modified candy dispensers on Valentine's day.Valentine's Day is a zero-sum game. And I say that as someone who loves Valentine's Day, as someone who knows terms like "Hallmark holiday" and "Singles Awareness Day" are just the protests of the unhappy a ... More >>
Chubby's Family Restaurant7474 S. Cockrell Hill RoadDude Factor: 8, or "Jack Palance in City Slickers" on a scale of 1 ("Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones And The Crystal Disappointment") to 10 ("Clint Eastwood in Unforgiven")Of all the billboards on the way to and from work, Chubby's Family Restaurant ... More >>
Daniel DaugheryButch Peel repairs one pinball machine that didn't stand up to the experts' night of nonstop play.More than 100 pinball machines, all set to free play, and not a deaf, dumb, blind kid in sight. It might sound like some crazy pinballer's fantasy, but it came true this weekend at the Te ... More >>
Was there a weekend? It sure doesn't feel like it, but the videos don't lie so it must have happened. Oh well, it's Monday now, and there are videos to watch. Don't forget that Christmas is closing in and it's high time we all started getting those wish lists ready for Santa. Now let's see. I want ... More >>
They really oughta charge for tickets at City Hall this afternoon, where, from 4-6 p.m. (which seems charmingly optimistic) the City Smoking Ordinance Special Ad-Hoc Committee will discuss and likely finalize the proposed smoking ordinance. You know the one: No smoking in bars, pool halls, parks ... More >>