If you were already disturbed by what we've already told you is in the proposed social studies textbooks soon to (most likely) be in a Texas classroom near you, you probably don't want to know what the books say about climate change, since a lot of it is about as accurate as The Day After Tomorrow. ... More >>
John Lennon famously said, "Before Elvis, there was nothing." But after Elvis, innumerable objects owned by or otherwise connected to the late King of Rock and Roll -- who recorded his debut single, "That's All Right," 60 years ago this July -- have come to rest at his Memphis mansion Graceland, whi ... More >>
Antarctic alien lords of metal and mayhem, GWAR have once more returned to the realm of mankind for another round of rioting and ribaldry, more determined than ever to inseminate and exterminate every living being on the planet. In order to resume their never-ending onslaught, the band had to overco ... More >>
When I first read it on NPR's food blog, I thought I'd somehow started reading The Onion without realizing it. I glanced up at the header at the top of the page. Still NPR. Oh God, it must be true... It seems it is true and also sad and funny and terribly confusing. French vintner Haussmann Famille ... More >>
The world's great cuisines converge here.
Houston's Miss Leslie dials up more honky-tonk homilies on her new CD.
The city's animal shelter just can't get its act together
A preview of the 60 bands and five DJs that are taking over downtown this weekend
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
The year in review
A few words with underground rapper/tamale kingpin Chingo Bling
Creator of Wonder Boys and supermen, Michael Chabon is a literary hero
Fireflies are dissapearing from the night sky
Tom DeLay, the bug man from Sugar Land, has always despised environmental regulation. Now, as House majority whip, he's in a position to do something about it.