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  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Steve Jobs RIP: Apple Founder Succumbs To Cancer At 56 #SteveJobs

    Apple has passed along the sad news that it's founder, Steve Jobs, has died this evening at the age of 56. News of his death is now sweeping the web and social media is afire. The tech mogul and pioneer in personal computing had been battling pancreatic cancer for a few years now. He stepped down ju ... More >>

  • News

    October 9, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 30, 2008

    Houstonian Selling Hitler's Desk

    Houstonian Jack McConn has a desk set he wants to sell. It’s not just any old desk set, mind you. It’s the one Hitler used to sign the Munich Pact back on this day in 1938. (For those of you who skipped history class that day, the Munich Pact was an agreement by France, Britain, Italy and the up ... More >>

  • News

    February 2, 2006

    Wize Guys

    Here's your chance to get rich quick -- or lose your shirt, in which case, GlobalTec disavows all responsibility for, well, anything

  • Music

    October 20, 2005

    Seat Belts and Eye Shadow

    If the Lost Boys can't get young Hispanic males to buckle up, nobody can!

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Music Awards Survey

    A rundown of every act on this year's bill

  • News

    May 27, 2004


    What does it take not to be left behind?

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    Total Contempt

    He cheated a family out of $120,000. It took four years in jail to make him the victim.

  • Culture

    November 27, 2003

    Incest Is Wrong

    The MFAH shamelessly hops in bed with the Houston Texans

  • News

    August 21, 2003


    Three hundred people from Austin quit their jobs, sold their homes and moved 175 miles to Alvin to start a new church called by the Holy Spirit in the form of the Reverend Dana Carson

  • Music

    June 13, 2002

    David Lee's Froth

    Diamond Dave rants on fashion, being a digital gigolo, his rival/tourmate Sammy Hagar, a pending lawsuit and a bunch of other stuff

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    South Park Monster

    Fans saw Carlos Coy as the invincible rapper, the gangsta who could become an icon for outcast Hispanics everywhere. But they didn't know his weakness -- young girls did.

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Napster's Spawn

    File-sharing copycats keep free music alive on the Net. The Big Five labels still call it theft.

  • Music

    October 4, 2001

    Story Teller

    Ray Davies wants to tell you a tale

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    Science Friction

    Architect Constance Adams designed an inflatable house that could take American astronauts to Mars. NASA wants to build it, but Congress keeps bursting the bubble.

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Duke Truong's Freedom Ride

    A precocious refugee from Vietnam sought a fast track to the American Dream. He found prison instead.

  • Culture

    April 20, 2000

    Fatman and slobbin'

    DC Comics places its superheroes in the RealWorlds

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    News Hostage

    A Book Is a Book

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Tiny Tunes

    Little Jimmy Scott: The Savoy Years and More...

  • News

    January 14, 1999
  • News

    August 13, 1998

    Space Odyssey

    Tom Moser wants to put Texas on the map as a commercial launch pad for cargo-carrying rockets

  • Dining

    July 30, 1998
  • Music

    April 2, 1998

    Write or Wrong?

    Marilyn Manson's Long Hard Road Out of Hell is paved with one journalist's bad intentions

  • News

    December 26, 1996