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Hair Balls
8:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
Hurricane Season 2014: Atlantic System No Serious Threat Invest 93L, as designated by the National Hurricane Center, is not terribly impressive. Despite predictions it would be nearing tropical storm strength by now, it has floundered, fighting with ... More >>
Rocks Off
8:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
The Rocks Off 200: Optimo Ram, Online Radio Jefe Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they'... More >>
Hair Balls
7:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
It's Going to Be Hot As Hell Come Summer 2100, Study Finds Come 2100, summers in Houston will feel like Mission, Texas. That's according to a research by Climate Central, a journalism and research non-profit based out of New Jersey. Climate Central's ... More >>
Eating Our Words
7:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
100 Favorite Dishes 2014-15: No. 75, Fried Chicken Ballotine for Two at Provisions Once again, Kaitlin Steinberg is eating her way through Houston and counting down her 100 favorite dishes as we work our way toward our annual Menu of MenusĀ® issue and culinary extravaganza. She... More >>
Hair Balls
6:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
What A Muslim Looks Like Several years ago, my mom told me about an incident in which one of my cousins and his friends were told, or more fittingly "yelled at," to "go back to their damn country." They were playing bask... More >>
Art Attack
6:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
Rest of the Best: 8 Best Dinosaurs (& 2 Pseudo-Dinos) That Once Roamed Houston I am an unashamed dinosaur nut. I had three different Time Life series on them as a child and if I had them today I would still read them. Dinosaurs are amazing and I don't think I'll ever get tir... More >>
Rocks Off
5:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
RIP Dick Wagner: Nightmarishly Good Rock Guitarist Was 71 Note: Dick Wagner, a guitarist who played with everyone from Lou Reed to Hall & Oates but most famously with Alice Cooper's '70s band (he co-wrote "Welcome to My Nightmare" with Cooper, among othe... More >>
Rocks Off
4:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
I'm Bored With My Boyfriend. Help! Welcome to Ask Willie D, Rocks Off's advice column where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask W... More >>
Rocks Off
3:30 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
Doctor Who's Five Best Recent Pop-Song Parodies Whenever I hear that a new song sensation is sweeping the radio waves, I do two things. First, I take a moment to try and remember what radio is and whether or not it matters (spoiler: it doesn't)... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
Guardians of the Galaxy Has a Sense of Humor, but No Real Wit Beware the movie that's Fun! with a capital F, the one populated with seemingly unpretentious characters that say adorable, clever things, the one... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
Get on Up Is an Inspired James Brown Biopic He couldn't have known it at the time, but James Brown's debut recording and first chart hit — made in 1956 with the Famous Flames —... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
Magic in the Moonlight: There's Nothing Inspired in Woody's Annual Update "The heart wants what it wants," Woody Allen has taught us, and apparently what his heart wants these days is not to have to bother with writing... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
Hercules Surprisingly Has Both Brains and Brawn One could be forgiven for being skeptical that a Hercules movie starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and directed by Brett "Rush Hour Trilogy"... More >>
Artbeat
12:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
Capsule Art Reviews: July 31, 2014 "Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris" Charles Marville was an early and prolific photographer of old Paris, commissioned to record the before,... More >>
Encore
12:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
Capsule Stage Reviews: July 31, 2014 Equus Equus, which won the 1975 Tony Award as Best Play, depicts a psychiatrist trying to find out why a 17-year-old boy blinded six horses.... More >>
Ask a Mexican
12:00 am
Jul. 31, 2014
Houston News
Language and Food Dear Mexican, What is it about the many gringos/gabachos that constantly slaughter Spanish words?  Spanish is easy to pronounce (and spell)... More >>
Hair Balls
12:02 pm
Jul. 30, 2014
Houston News
Houston's Traffic Pain is a Slow Burn Thanks to a Lack of Vision One of the toughest things to deal with besides daily traffic in Houston is the prolonged traffic nightmare faced by Houstonians over years and years and years thanks to poor planning and a lack... More >>
Hair Balls
11:00 am
Jul. 30, 2014
Houston News
Kevin Durant Praises LeBron James, Countdown to 2016 KD Sweepstakes Begins "I'm going to do what's best for me. It's hard to talk about that right now when I've got two years left in Oklahoma City. I'm just going to focus on that. I'm not going to make a decision based ... More >>
Eating Our Words
11:00 am
Jul. 30, 2014
Houston News
Hump Day Cocktail: The Ekvator at Provisions They're using science tools to mix the drinks. There's a beaker and an eye dropper and careful measurements, but then there's the rhubarb and the garlic honey and Etta James playing over the spe... More >>
Hair Balls
10:00 am
Jul. 30, 2014
Houston News
Patrick Peterson Signs $70M Extension, J.J. Watt Watch Begins On the surface, it's odd that a contract extension inked by a cornerback on the Arizona Cardinals should worry Houston Texan fans about their all-universe defensive end. But this isn't just any... More >>
Art Attack
10:00 am
Jul. 30, 2014
Houston News
The Best Comics in July Part 1: Jailbreaking Your Sexdroid Each month the staff at 8th Dimension Comics picks out the best book to review. Look for Part 2 tomorrow. Alex and Ada #7 Look, we all know that sexbots are just a matter of time. It's like space... More >>
Hair Balls
9:00 am
Jul. 30, 2014
Houston News
The Dark Side of the Boom: Oil Is Doing Great Things for Some in Texas, but Not for Everyone It was like landing on the moon. The thought ricocheted through Joleena Malugani's mind as she took in the vast, dusty expanse of the corner of West Texas claimed by Midland and Odessa. Malugani w... More >>
Art Attack
9:00 am
Jul. 30, 2014
Houston News
Mildred's Umbrella Has Its 16th World Premiere With Keian McKee's Comedy Pollywog In Keian McKee's new play Pollywog, the lead character is a woman named Polly. About to go on her first ocean swim, she has her mother's ashes with her. As a child, Polly was being taught how to... More >>
Hair Balls
8:00 am
Jul. 30, 2014
Houston News
Five Texas Politicians Who Should Have Palin-style Internet Shows We all thought Sarah Palin would be focused on seizing the White House, but this week she announced that she is seizing the Internet. Carpe diem! Or something. Yep, the lovable former Alaska ... More >>
Eating Our Words
8:00 am
Jul. 30, 2014
Houston News
Review: AC and Really Good Food Have Been Added to The Boot The plywood walls and rickety shelves are gone, replaced by eggshell-colored paneled siding and sleek black wall mounts holding rows of Southern beer and half-empty liquor bottles. There's a new... More >>
Hair Balls
7:00 am
Jul. 30, 2014
Houston News
Texas Cities Top Rankings in Recession Recovery Study The Great Recession is a thing of the past in Texas, according to a study by Wallet Hub. The website ranked the economic recoveries from the Great Recession of America's 150 largest cities by ... More >>
Art Attack
7:00 am
Jul. 30, 2014
Houston News
100 Creatives 2014: Paige Kiliany, Director Paige Kiliany was just 13 when she realized she wanted to be a theater director. As a child, Kiliany performed in summer stock musicals with the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera. "That gave me a win... More >>
Hair Balls
6:00 am
Jul. 30, 2014
Houston News
Perry Isn't Giving National Guard Troops Arresting Power, and That's for the Best As we continue to follow Gov. Rick Perry's quest to stay viable as GOP 2016 White House contender, we have to wonder how he has actually convinced himself that putting a whole bunch of armed pe... More >>
Art Attack
6:00 am
Jul. 30, 2014
Houston News
5 Mind-Blowing Facts Hidden in Video Game Manuals If there's anything I truly miss about gaming as a kid (Aside from, you know, having the ability to play Final Fantasy VI for eight straight hours on a Saturday) it's game manuals. Oh, they still... More >>
Rocks Off
5:00 am
Jul. 30, 2014
Houston News
OG Ron C to Host New Chop Not Slop Clinic Since its debut a few months ago, DJ Supastar's Spin Academy has hosted plenty of large names in the DJ world, from DJ EQue to DJ Kid Capi. Located right near the Astrodome, it's a hub for any num... More >>
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The World Cup Boom Is Real, But Will Soccer Remain Must-See TV?

Odds are good that at some point in the last month you watched some of the World Cup. Whether it was from the comfort of home, with friends at the… More >>

Married, Sort Of: It's a Confusing Time to Be Gay and Married in the State of Texas

Whenever my wife used to ask me whether or not same-sex marriage would ever be legal in all 50 states, I paraphrased Atticus Finch by saying, “We won’t live to… More >>

Adaptive Movement Is a Parkour Class for the Physically Disabled

When you think of parkour, you probably think about American Ninja Warrior, modern action movies or any of the countless viral videos that feature people jumping from roof to roof… More >>

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