The 71's, Black Queen Speaks, Roomsounds: Sat., Aug. 18, 8 p.m., $10/$14. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Al Staehely: Fri., June 29, 8 p.m., $20. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe (413 20th St., Galveston), 413 20th St., Galveston, Galveston.
Bob Schneider: Sat., Aug. 4, 8 p.m., $22/$50. House of ... More >>
The Internet is buzzing today over the story from the UK Daily Mail revealing a long list of words that the Department of Homeland Security monitors on social media and online media for signs of terrorist activity. As you might expect, the list contains words that are not surprising -- bomb, hostage ... More >>
Mandy OaklanderJohn Kinsel at the Angola Prison Rodeo.Not every blog post can free a man from Angola Prison, but ours did.
In 1999, John Kinsel was convicted of raping a child and sentenced to life without parole. Despite his accuser coming forward as an adult and saying she made ... More >>
Jack tatum: "The Assassin" would not approveWith many of life's problems, sometimes the issue isn't finding the solution, it's experiencing a trigger event that makes you put the solution into action (and 99 percent of the time, wondering why you hadn't done it a whole lot sooner).
Along those l ... More >>
With The Reluctant Graveyard, indie-pop singer-songwriter Jeremy Messersmith has crafted the most gorgeous, lush, and sunny record ever about death and dying. Corpses, organ donors, coffin salesmen, shot-down gangster doppelgangers, and zombies (both literally and the '60s Colin Blunstone va ... More >>
Brian Cushing and Elton John: SoulmatesBrian:
Let me get right down to business. I am actually sending this e-mail
as a follow-up
to my open letter to you on Monday of this week, and frankly, I'm
kicking myself that I actually sent you an open letter. I
mean, who the hell sends letters any ... More >>
If you had your choice to stand anywhere as a tourist in the United States, where would you choose?The Las Vegas Strip? Mount Rushmore? The White House?No way, dude -- you prefer to be standing in Moody Gardens in Galveston.At least you do if you're one of the respondents to what has to be described ... More >>