There were plenty of moments that you expect from an NRA Convention.
You expect to see fear-based rhetoric with the best of them -- you count on hearing the murmurs of confiscation and tyranny, of the misguided concept that the only way to keep a government at bay is the 9mm wedged into your wife's ... More >>
Folks like Tori Spelling, Rosie O'Donnell and Ellen DeGeneres have received readings for their animals from pet psychic Sonya Fitzpatrick. It could be your turn during Fitzpatrick's debut "Pet Talk" workshop on Saturday, February 23, in Houston.
Join world-renowned animal communicator Sonya Fitzpat ... More >>
When I was a kid, Little League season was a fairly compact slice out of the calendar year. It started in mid April, ended in June, and then after that you were free to play sandlot ball with your buddies as you prepared for Pop Warner football to start.
Nowadays, baseball is a year round deal (whi ... More >>
Nature fascinates me. Specifically, I love the Discovery Channel-style shows that give a detailed breakdown of a vicious animal predator stalking its target before going in for the kill. Life is Darwinian, and it gets no more Darwinian than that. Literal survival of the fittest.
But I have a soft s ... More >>
Orents Stirner is a local experimental-rock act that has crafted one of the oddest and most ambitious music videos that we've ever come across. "Collect My Sunshine" is a seven-minute journey though a bizarre, Muppetish hall decorated with lyrics, slogans, and bric-a-brac. A small troll doll dances ... More >>
PLAYOFFS?!?!!? Oh, yeahSo is Houston ready for some playoff football? How about we go through the Reliant Stadium checklist for Saturday's game with the Bengals to find out.
Notifications to season ticket holders to be in their seats 30 minutes before kickoff? Check.
Colored placards in sea ... More >>
Dallas Trinity TrailsThat's one big alligator gar.It might look like a mere minnow to Jeremy Wade, the stolidly bonkers host of Animal Planet's River Monsters, but to the rest of us, the giant alligator gar that Cleveland's Joseph Williams caught appears to be nothing short of a behemoth from ... More >>
Sonya Fitzpatrick, as documented in this week's cover story, knows what your dog, cat, bird or frog is thinking. If you happen to have a bear or tiger as a pet, the famous animal communicator could let you know what those beasts are feeling, too.
Before the world's most celebrated pet psych ... More >>
For a while now, cable viewers have had their image of how Houston treats its animals shaped by Animal Planet's Animal Cops, which shows us basically torturing very cute puppies, just for kicks.Happily, the image may be about to change, when the National Geographic WILD channel airs Zoo Confidentia ... More >>
With Treme off the air, what are you going to watch the rest of the summer?Blah blah basketball blah blah soccer blah blah I miss real shows. This was the week in TV Land:
• Treme wrapped its first season last night with an episode that was probably among its best so far, though it also hi ... More >>
Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to email@example.com.
Summerfest, the mega-music fe ... More >>
A new edition of the Houston Press hits the web today, so at last it can be revealed -- last week's cover story, on the county's plans to turn the Astrodome into a Tilman Fertitta-owned safari hunt club, was tied closely to the publication date of April 1.A lot of people figured it out pretty fas ... More >>