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Comedian Lisa Lampanelli talks weight loss, husband's cojonesnew

Her waistline may have shrunk since undergoing gastric surgery last April, but one thing comedian Lisa Lampanelli hasn't lost is that dirty mouth of hers.
San Antonio Current  |  Kiko Martínez  |  01-23-2013  |  Comedy

Breaking Bad's Steven Michael Quezada to host Mariachi Vargas Extravaganzanew

It might not be evident from his role as laid-back DEA agent Steven Gómez on the hit AMC drama Breaking Bad, but actor Steven Michael Quezada is a funny guy.
San Antonio Current  |  Kiko Martínez  |  11-28-2012  |  Music

Martial arts way of life leads RZA to 'The Man with the Iron Fists'new

Introduced to Hollywood in the late '90s, RZA — Grammy-winning hip-hop MC/producer and co-founder of the Wu-Tang Clan — thought he would try something different when filmmaker Jim Jarmusch asked him to compose music for his new action-drama Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai. It was not a gig he thought would lead to anything.
San Antonio Current  |  Kiko Martínez  |  10-31-2012  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Wild Horse, Wild Ride' misses chance to examine deeper Mustang storynew

Before the dust settles, debut filmmakers Alex Dawson and Greg Gricus need to pitch their documentary Wild Horse, Wild Ride as a reality TV series to CMT.
San Antonio Current  |  Kiko Martínez  |  09-16-2012  |  Reviews

'Celeste and Jesse Forever' offers a sweet, witty change of pacenew

As someone who loathes the conventions and clichés of most modern-day romantic comedies as much as I do, actress/writer/producer Rashida Jones just might be the perfect woman — at least the perfect woman to spend a day with at the movie theater.
San Antonio Current  |  Kiko Martínez  |  08-30-2012  |  Reviews

Good intentions can’t salvage Tyler’s Gift as cliché melodramanew

There's no denying the strength and courage local actor John Lambert and son Johnny must've summoned to star in the short film Tyler's Gift.
San Antonio Current  |  Kiko Martínez  |  07-29-2012  |  Reviews

‘Amazing’ Spider-Man devolves to merely average in this unnecessary rebootnew

With the first three Spider-Man movies raking in almost $2.5 billion worldwide at the box office from 2002 to 2007, there was no way Marvel Studios and Columbia Pictures were going to allow the franchise to fade away just because their lead actor and director didn’t want to return for a fourth go-’round.
San Antonio Current  |  Kiko Martínez  |  07-16-2012  |  Reviews

Twitter-besieged Adam Carolla just 'doesn't give a shit'new

“Let’s be clear in this article,” comedian Adam Carolla, 48, says. “I don’t give a shit. I sell out theaters. I have a business. I don’t need anybody.
San Antonio Current  |  Kiko Martínez  |  07-12-2012  |  Comedy

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