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  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    A Few PAC Names Better Than Houston Bookkeeper's 'Boats 'N Hoes'

    This week state Republicans caught some bad press when the 'Boats N' Hoes' Super PAC was shut down Thursday. The Political Action Committee was started by a bookkeeper with Houston-based political strategy firm Blakemore & Associates, according to the Texas Tribune. Houston consultant Allen Blakem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Notre Dame-Alabama: Jimmy Clausen Fires The First Salvo And Shows Why The World Hates Him

    I have to say that for a potentially historical battle between two behemoth football programs with the two most bruising, physically pounding defenses in the country, the lead up thus far to the January 7 BCS Title Game between Notre Dame and Alabama has been proceeding rather softly. The captains ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Don't Tread on Me: The Top 10 Musical Celebrations of American Might

    Rock and pop music in the United States has earned a distinguished reputation for quality protest anthems and anti-war songs, from Country Joe and the Fish all the way up to friggin' Green Day. And that's great; it really is. Not only are many of the tunes timeless, but criticism of our society's m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    10 Tips for Eating MREs, from a Pro

    The Beef Ravioli Meal, Ready to Eat (MRE) was the best option on my post Hurricane Katrina menu.​Six years ago, citizens of the Gulf Coast were starting to understand the immediate implications of their world post Hurricane Katrina. Power had been out since the storm made landfall, which mean ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Silence Of The Hams

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttThis was a pig at one time.​Sad to report that I'm not clever enough to have come up with that little pun on my own (or even, "It puts the BBQ sauce on its skin, or else it gets the hose again!" - a friend came up with that gem shortly afterwards). No, the credit fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Game Time: The 10 Greatest Sopranos Episodes Of All Time

    ‚ÄčThe Sopranos is the greatest television show of all time. I know that sentence right there will be enough to start plenty of discussion, tweets, and emails, both in support of and in disagreement with that statement.It's funny, with sports expansion breeds mediocrity. The more teams that get ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2008

    Back from Iraq with Plenty of Problems

    Paul Miles returned from Iraq needing help with the death in his head. He got prison.

  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    "I Raq and Roll" vs. "We Can't Make It Here"

    Two Houston-connected musicians offer up different takes on the war. One veteran tells Racket which he thinks is better and why.

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Radio Daze

    One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.

  • News

    June 3, 2004

    Fever Pitch

    Houston has no equal when it comes to hankering for war, a study finds

  • Music

    April 1, 2004

    Dizzee Miss Lizzee

    The Boy in Da Corner comes out swinging

  • Music

    January 1, 2004

    Rock Death in 2003

    Exhuming and scoring last year's pop-music demises

  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    Fade to Black

    Jay-Z previews his latest opus, The Black Album

  • News

    August 21, 2003

    Parks War: Turks Versus Christians

    A rebellion spreads within a city department

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Car for Houston Roads

    High-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle (Humvee/Hummer)

  • Film

    September 30, 1999

    Desert Gold

    An imaginative Three Kings skewers the combat genre

  • Film

    July 22, 1999

    Sweet Desolation

    Desert Blue offers teen comedy with a sting

  • Film

    December 19, 1996

    That Old Black Magic

    After 40 years, The Crucible's melodrama still works its spell

  • Film

    February 15, 1996

    Woo? Wow!

    John Woo's latest isn't his best, but he still leads the action pack

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