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2006 Stories by Steven Devadanam

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  • 'Cue Up

    published June 8, 2006

    We love a good Sunday barbecue. But if you show up at today's free Journeys Backyard BBQ, don't go lookin' for any brisket. On this menu is... More >>

  • A Hell of a Roommate

    published June 8, 2006

    You ever wonder why, in those horror movies, people who live in haunted houses don't just get the hell outta there? Why do they sleep in beds that... More >>

  • On the Marc

    published June 8, 2006

    Listen to Marc Broussard's summer-ific single "Where You Are," with lyrics such as "Your touch is sweet as candy / kisses they taste so... More >>

  • Thanks, Nick!

    published June 1, 2006

    If I ever get a spot on American Idol, I'm set. Forget my breathy vocals -- I've got my moves down. And it's all thanks to Nick... More >>

  • Will Dance for Cash

    published June 1, 2006

    The belly-dancing discipline originated in the Middle East, so it's safe to assume that that's where you'd go to see it done right, yes? Well,... More >>

  • Galán Gala

    published June 1, 2006

    Texican blues rockers Los Lonely Boys are blowing up all over, and rightfully so. Today you can get a unique view of San Angelo's favorite sons at... More >>

  • We've Got a Floater

    published June 1, 2006

    John Robert Benjamin is a talented teen who attends Second Baptist High School. He won first place in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's Young... More >>

  • "Flight" School

    published June 1, 2006

    Their plight has been well publicized. They've been denied the rights to attend school and to work. They've been forbidden to expose any part of... More >>

  • Hotties A-Bound

    published June 1, 2006

    It's a lesbian cult fave and perfect late-night soft-porn fodder for straight guys everywhere. Oh, and it has a plot, too. The 1996 flick... More >>

  • Lowbrow Humor

    published June 1, 2006

    Few things are more badass than acoustic punk/Roaring Twenties-style music performed by dudes in derbies, suspenders and barbershop shirts. The... More >>

  • Slanted for All

    published June 1, 2006

    Melissa Hung works tirelessly to debunk the myth that Asian film is relegated to anime, Hong Kong shoot-´em-ups and Crouching... More >>

  • Hey, Beer Man!

    published May 25, 2006

    Comedian Nick DiPaolo is a heavy hitter on the stand-up circuit. He's a regular guest on Howard Stern's show. He's got cush gigs, such as... More >>

  • Junction Jog

    published May 25, 2006

    At least in our book, there's almost no good reason to get up at the crack o' dawn and jog — unless you're an Astros fan. Today, anyone who... More >>

  • Classic Chrome

    published May 25, 2006

    Okay, chances are you don't have the oldies station as the first preset on your car stereo. But classics can be cool, as evidenced by the seventh... More >>

  • Trouble at Home

    published May 25, 2006

    Wendal Bailey is a badass jazz musician and the prodigal son of an upstanding African-American family. Things are going great for him — until... More >>

  • Well "Worn"

    published May 25, 2006

    It looks like any old weathered TV that you'd find in a Heights antique shop. But look in the screen, and you'll find red feathers where the tubes... More >>

  • NOMO for You

    published May 25, 2006

    Detroit-based NOMO kicks out phat instrumental jams that sound a little like Ozomatli meets Ornette Coleman. Mixing African polyrhythm and... More >>

  • Yeah, We've Seen Her

    published May 25, 2006

    Hard to believe that it's been ten years since the WNBA was announced and the Houston Comets were born. It was easy to shrug off a women's... More >>

  • All Aboard

    published May 25, 2006

    The San Francisco quintet Train has all the edge of, say, Matchbox 20. But edginess has never really been the band's calling card. Their... More >>

  • Going Horse

    published May 18, 2006

    Hard-core gamblers and dandies, take note: Today, you can catch a simulcast of the 131st Preakness Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park. The... More >>

  • Two Days, One Flick

    published May 18, 2006

    Waiting around for Ben and Matt to Project Greenlight your film is hopeless. You wanna make your masterpiece? You got two days, pal. Your... More >>

  • Royal Treatment

    published May 18, 2006

    Yeah, Dre, Diddy and Pharrell make it look easy. But what's it really like to be a studio producer? If you've ever dreamed of a life in front of... More >>

  • Ones and Twos and 54

    published May 18, 2006

    The hipsters at Rich's are looking to throw a glam party. So what better source of inspiration than the '80s glam/blow/celeb fest, Studio... More >>

  • He's "Somebody…!"

    published May 18, 2006

    We can thank our neighbors in the Great White North for upping their exports. Once upon a time, all they gave us was Loverboy and Corey Hart. Now,... More >>

  • He's Ours, Dammit!

    published May 18, 2006

    There's a temptation to call this matchup "The Battle of 45," or the "I-45 Shootout," or something. But let's call today's game between our... More >>

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