Bert Woodall

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Four Musicians Roth Vs. U.S. Would Have Jailed (NSFW)

    AP/Life.comSamuel Roth​Standing up for the First Amendement is a hard row to hoe sometimes. Sure, it's fun when you can defend someone like Marilyn Manson, but it's a lot less fun when you realize you also have to defend people like the Westboro Baptist Church. Thems the breaks, though. If you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Professor Punk: Hates Singer To Be Guest Lecturer At U Of H

    Brittanie SheyThe Hates at Cactus Music, December 2009​Quick. What do Ice-T and Houston's own punk-rock elder statesman Christian Arnheiter of The Hates have in common? Well, both are respected lectures at institutes of higher learning. Arnheiter will be guest lecturing from 11:30 a.m. to 12: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Top Ten Sports Moments: Four Personal Stories

    Different kinds of heartbreak​We've identified the absolute, unarguable Top 10 Sports Moments (and five worst) in Houston history. Everyone has at least some personal stories connected to events on the list. I have four.1. UH-LouisvilleI was the quintessential cub reporter, having lucked into a j ... More >>

  • News

    November 26, 2009

    Turkeys of the Year

    In a highly competitive 2009 field, Governor Rick Perry is the biggest gobbler of them all.

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    In Case You Missed It: A Little Bit Of The Public News Returns

    ​Our thread on all the favorite things gone from (The) Montrose garnered a lot of great replies, as people remembered a mystical time 10 or 15 years ago when townhomes were not on every block.One caught our eye, not only for its snappy prose style but for its byline: one Mel Sharkskin.It may not r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Hard Times on Milam For A Man Who Wants No Publicity For His Publicity Stunt

    Just minutes ago we got a text from a friend on lunch break, informing us of neatly dressed man briskly walking down Milam armed with a posterboard that read "I Need a Job." He gave us no other clues to go on but when one hears about someone meandering around downtown carrying a sign, we will always ... More >>