Benefit concerts are great. The practice of bands playing to raise money for a cause can be as local as helping a fellow unsigned musician pay for their son's hospital bills to as international as world hunger. Though we may pinch our noses at the perceived sanctimoniousness of people like Bono and ... More >>
See more fiery photos from the Curry Crawl in our slideshow.
It's summertime, Houston. And it ain't just the 98 degree heat that's sizzling hot.
This past Sunday, ten local chefs set patrons on fire at the first annual Curry Crawl. Hosted by Straits Restaurant at CityCentre and benefiting PULS ... More >>
Last week I told you about the best debut albums of 1992, making a lot of us feel old in the process. Hell, I was only nine when those came out and I felt feeble making the list.
This week we look at the best albums of 1972, now four decades in the hole, but no less fulfilling and influential. Wha ... More >>
Black tiger shrimp are monsters, the kind of creatures that make you think that maybe "jumbo shrimp" isn't such an oxymoron after all. The distinctive black-and-orange-striped shrimp can grow to more than a foot in length and over a pound in weight. And according to the Galveston Daily News, they're ... More >>
The main knock on celebrity charity is that it's essentially a brand-building tool -- good for image and not much else. The tax savings don't hurt, either. But not all charitable connections are about image-burnishing and tax savings. (God, we sure hope not.) The number-crunchers at Forbes lo ... More >>
30-Hour Famine: It's different with a deadlineEvery year, flacks for an organization called World Vision send us information about their "30 Hour Famine" fundraiser for hungry brown children in faraway lands, and every year we try our best to make fun of it.Houston church youth groups will take p ... More >>
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"Get Well Soon, Bun" Single of the Week: "Countin' Money," Bun B feat. Yo Gotti
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