Cory Garcia is a Contributing Editor for the Houston Press. He once won an award for his writing, but he doesn't like to brag about it. If you're reading this sentence, odds are good it's because he wrote a concert review you don't like or he wanted to talk pro wrestling.
10 hours ago | Concerts
Smashing Pumpkins, Metric Toyota Center July 17, 2K18 It’s a bit surprising when Billy Corgan walks down the stage, guitar slung over his shoulders, and kicks off a headlining set with “Disarm.” It’s a beautiful song, one of the best in the Smashi...
1 day ago | Fast Times
Even in our nicest malls, eating at the food court feels like something of a gamble. That’s not to say that your average food court meal is awful, it’s just that it rarely ranks higher than OK. Food courts serve their purpose, and we know what we’...
2 days ago | Concerts
“Our expectations were we were gonna sell 250,000 tickets in year five,” Smart Financial Centre President Gary Becker tells me when I ask him about expectations versus reality at the Sugar Land venue. He continues, “and we sold 326,000 tickets in ...
5 days ago | Pop Culture
For every famous and semi-famous person accused of doing something wrong, there’s a small army of people who don’t know them willing to defend them. Call them fans, call them stans, call them trolls, but whatever label you choose to give them, the...
6 days ago | Festivals
Most festivals end on an optimistic note. Provided nothing has gone catastrophically wrong, it’s easy to believe, even before the last fan is out the gates, that the festival will be back a year later, and most aren’t afraid to call their shot on ...
8 days ago | Political Animals
Even though we live the age of information, it’s surprisingly difficult to keep tabs on the state of America. If you feel like every time you open up your browser there’s some bit of weirdness going on, you’re not alone. Sometimes it’s small stori...