• Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Dynamo Control Their Fate After Clutch Win

    Although the MLS regular season is barely past the halfway mark, Saturday's match between the Dynamo and the Columbus Crew at BBVA Compass Stadium was a must-win. And even though the visiting Crew out-shot and - for long stretches in the second half - out-played the Dynamo, the Orange still manage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    Rob Zombie, Lord of Salem, Now a Twin of Evil on Tour

    Rob Zombie's career has played out like a good horror movie: A surprise at every turn. His '90s band White Zombie put a firm tongue in cheek (and a whole lotta metal) into Alice Cooper-style theatrics, and after 1996's Supersexy Swingin' Sounds, exited stage left as one of the most remix-friendly ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 2: David Grossman of Branch Water Tavern on the Restaurant's Name, Modern Cuisine, and His Epic Last Meal

    Branch Water Tavern 510 Shepherd Drive 713-863-7777 This is Part 2 of a three-part chef chat series. Read Part 1 here and Part 3 in this same space on Friday. Yesterday, we chatted with Chef David Grossman about the beginnings of his rise to chef-dom. Today, he explains t ... More >>

  • Film

    July 26, 2012

    Red Lights

    Rodrigo Cortés's thriller Red Lights doesn't inspire faith.

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Lose Your Illusion: 5 Lowlights of the Tour That Tore Guns N' Roses Apart

    On May 24, 1991, Guns N' Roses embarked on its Use Your Illusion Tour, a massive 192-date concert spectacular that took the band to every place on the planet with electricity. The string of shows marked the very height of Guns' popularity, with more than seven million people in 27 countries plunkin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    A Taste of Reality: Top 5 Food Documentaries

    Tommy Lee Jones once didn't do a film because there was a scene in which he was supposed to eat on camera. Tommy Lee Jones doesn't eat on camera. Ever. That film was Man of the House, and it's a good thing that the producers caved to his demands, for the world would be a far, far worse place if ... More >>

  • Film

    January 19, 2012

    Girl Fight

    Steven Soderbergh and his MMA star make impact with Haywire.

  • Music

    March 10, 2011

    2011 South By Southwest Supplement

    Buxton takes its bump to the roots-rock big leagues in stride.

  • News

    November 18, 2010

    Shock the Junkie

    Is ibogaine really an addict cure-all?

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Recap: Episode Three of The Next Iron Chef

    ​On the last episode of The Next Iron Chef, Mario Pagan was booted and Ming Tsai declared he would never be in the bottom two of a challenge again. We'll see, Ming. We'll see. Challenge one for the night is based on the theme of resourcefulness, and the secret ingredient is pickles. Pickled c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    FAIL: Lady Gaga, Spain

    Photo illustrations by John Seaborn Gray​Oh No, Not Lady Gaga, Too: Get ready, kids. We've got some truly shocking, devastating news for you. Are you sitting down? Okay, good, now listen closely. Lady Gaga - the whacked-out pop singer you've been listening to for the past couple of years - has ... More >>

  • News

    January 28, 2010

    Inside the MasterMinds

    The Houston Press honors three local arts groups on the city's cutting edge.

  • Music

    August 27, 2009

    The Sun Also Rises

    San Francisco's Sleepy Sun is the newest star in the psych-rock constellation.

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    Literacy Advance of Houston to Honor Hannah Storm

    Every now and then I like to step away from the snark and write about something good that's going on. Today is one of those days. On May 1, 2009, Literacy Advance of Houston will be honoring ESPN SportsCenter anchor Hannah Storm as its Champion of Literacy as part of the organization's Champion ... More >>

  • Music

    October 25, 2007

    Lee Hazlewood: Stranger in This Land

    The renaissance cowboy cut a wide swath through the West, and inspired a generation of songwriters

  • Dining

    November 9, 2006

    Bacon, Eggs and Barbera

    Treat yourself to Mediterranean-inflected breakfast foods and some of the most amazing wine deals in town at Catalan

  • Music

    December 29, 2005

    Farewell to the Twenty Nickel

    Looking back on the '05 and dreaming in the '06

  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    Shakin' That Smart Ass

    DJ /rupture's bombastic genre pastiche is incredibly cerebral, not to mention surprisingly fun to dance to

  • News

    March 6, 2003

    A Killer Nanny

    Charlotte Foster wanted a male nanny who’d play sports with her sons. She got an escaped murderer.

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    A Dying Race

    Houston boasts some of the biggest track legends in the world. Who cares? They do.

  • Dining

    November 4, 1999

    Righteous Meats

    Victor's from L.A., his corned beef's from Chicago, but his Reuben is heaven-sent

  • News

    August 6, 1998

    Going the Distance

    Houston's John Kelley has pursued his dream of bringing the Olympics to Houston for years, despite all odds. Now he's official.

  • Film

    June 25, 1998

    User-Friendly Farce

    Mr. Jealousy hits the mark for director Baumbach

  • Film

    June 4, 1998

    Disco Daze Downer

    Dance-craze era bows out squeaky clean

  • Film

    May 7, 1998

    Deja Vu All Over Again

    The cocktail party never ends in le cinema du Henry Jaglom

  • Music

    September 12, 1996

    The Tesh Touch

    So John Tesh was a TV star? Hey, don't blame him -- he didn't want it.

  • Calendar

    March 9, 1995
  • Culture

    March 2, 1995
  • Film

    January 26, 1995

    Slack time

    Before Sunrise is something new from Richard Linklater -- a failure