The Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, and Comcast gathered before federal district court judge Lynn Hughes on Friday. This wasn't a hearing, and no judicial orders were handed down. It was, instead, the third mediation session for the parties within the past several weeks. The dispute under mediation ... More >>
Ryan Reynolds's bod is the asset in men-on-the-run thriller Safe House.
It took years for Veronica Bass to figure out she was overpaying her union dues. Getting her money back looks like it may take just as long.
In the fantasy I Don't Know How She Does It, working moms can have it all.
Whatever mashup-pioneering DJ Diplo decides to spin, it's a guaranteed party.
Most of us would be happy to have 1,000 Twitter followers. A million is pretty much unattainable, even for some big enchiladas. Yet we see celebs erasing their Twitter pages as if it isn't the best thing since some 5'3" guy in Iowa took a knife to a loaf of bread. What's driving the Twitter ... More >>
Is Simone on Sunset the best bar in West U...already?
Organize your notes and your life with Evernote.App: Evernote Platforms: iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Palm, desktop apps also available for Mac and PC Web site: Evernote.com Cost: Free ($5 monthly or $45 annually for premium service) I'm a note taker. Over the years, my desk ... More >>
Thanks to Waze, I know foxybarrel, whoever that is, got stuck in traffic on 59.App: Waze Platforms: iPhone, Android, BlackBerry (beta only, Windows Mobile Web site: Waze.com Cost: Free Houstonians know their traffic like Seattleites know their heroin coffee or heaved aquatic animals. In othe ... More >>
Mark Sanchez: He's got a prom dateHilary Rhoda. Lindsay McCormick. Jennifer Mueller. Google "Mark Sanchez girlfriend" and these are the first handful of supermodel hot women linked to the New York Jets quarterback. At least they were until this morning. Now you need to wade through a half d ... More >>
These six apps will help you with any movie, except Human Centipede. For that, you're on your own.It's awards season. From People's Choice to the Screen Actors Guild to the Academy Awards and the other hundred worthless statues given out this time of year, people are talking about movies, and ... More >>
The Place: Hans' Bier Haus 2523 Quenby 713-520-7474 The Hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays The Deals: $1 off all beer (no liquor served) The Scene: On Tuesday, Hans Bier Haus didn't seem like the kind of scene that would inspire condo owners to allegedly destroy property and potent ... More >>
List pulled from the 77027 area code.App: SeamlessWeb Platforms: iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, plus a mobile friendly Web site Web site: SeamlessWeb.com Cost: Free As long as there have been restaurants and lazy people, there have been food delivery services. From the milk man to the pizza de ... More >>
Metro chief Frank Wilson is our biggest gobbler.
Rachel McAdams is married to her job and loving it in Morning Glory.
Second Ward has first-class venue.
Readers comment on bullying tragedy.
Renowned forensics experts say a Pinal County deputy's high-profile tale about getting shot after encountering drug smugglers doesn't add up
Some bands are great no matter what state you're in; some are terrible regardless of whether or not you could pass a breathalyzer test. Some bands, however, exist in a curious in-between zone, where what was merely decent, average or even uninteresting becomes enthralling with the simple addi ... More >>
Sunday night, resurgent '90s nu-metaleers Korn stop by Verizon Wireless Theater as headliners of the annual Jagermeister Music Tour. Wonder if they've still got the gorilla suit. It seems like more and more artists are following the model of bands like U2, whose recently scratched 360 Tour was "p ... More >>
More than just cyberspace, the tweet life inspires people to make friends and adopt causes in person. It has a few problems, too.
The Houston Press partners with GoTime.com in the quest for cheap drinks.
We scout out happy hour in Houston.
If you're reading this, you're either on the Internet, or else you've mastered multi-dimensional thought-projection processes that would make Michio Kaku cry like a little girl. We'll assume the former, and just in case you don't already know, the Internet has decided that the word "failure" is too ... More >>
Screw Washington Avenue clubs and their selective admittance. We'd rather hit up downtown and get felt up for guns or knives and listen to some hard-core hip-hop. 11:15 p.m., Saturday: We met up with V-Zilla at Toc-Bar because his studio, or as he puts it, "the dungeon," is nestled underneath the c ... More >>
Amy Adams is trapped in the land of blarney, cow pies and forced humiliation.
Oh, honey. Did you blearily roll over at 2:30 a.m. this morning, only to catch a glimpse of your paramour's illuminated face? Not from any post-orgasmic glow, mind you, but from the intense spotlight emitted from her iPhone's screen? Well, before you go slinging obscenities in her direction a ... More >>
The best Texas albums of 2009...or what we could squeeze in.
You groan as you hit snooze on your iPhone or BlackBerry's alarm, then you resume the ritual of checking your text messages, Gmail, and Twitter with bleary orbs. You drag yourself outta bed, hastily shower, pull anything that's unwrinkled and clean onto your limbs, and scurry to your car to a ... More >>
Con man or super spook — either way, Roland Carnaby wasn't supposed to meet his death on a Houston highway in a high-speed chase with the cops.
You've probably heard the expression "getting off the grid" more times than you can shake a BlackBerry at. These days, completely eliminating yourself from civilization (temporarily, mind you; for other self-removals, please see here immediately) is a task almost exclusively reserved ... More >>
With Extract, Mike Judge goes back to work.
Oh, by the way, the new iPhone came out. In case you hadn't heard.Yup. It's Monday morning. The weekend's indisputably over. You sucked down the last of Saturday night's spliff before bed, and you've pulverized the remaining vomit from your knees with a skin-scalding jet stream. You've blearily ... More >>
u2.com U2's free concert last Friday at Fordham University, the BronxUpdate: No Line did indeed debut at No. 1, selling 484,000 copies. U2 has sent out the equivalent of a "Save the Date" card. Today the Irish rockers, whose new album No Line on the Horizon opened to mixed reviews but d ... More >>
The city's animal shelter just can't get its act together
When I landed, I thought I was gonna see snow because I was told that it was six degrees in Washington, D.C. There wasn't any snow but it was so cold that I could feel the air piercing my ears and making my eyes water. Me and my travel party went straight from the airport to a crowded new hotel that ... More >>
Ridley Scott's latest is the post-9/11, tech-savvy terror thriller we deserve
The lowdown on Austin's music festival
Metro is going around to public hearings giving slide shows on its proposed solutions to the alleged problem of Houston not having enough light rail. Houston voters, of course, passed a referendum approving a massive expansion of the system; what Houston voters didn't do was read the fine print. Tha ... More >>
The Devil Wears Prada slaps the latest duds on an infamous fashion editor
A new Republican challenger steps forth to take on Tom DeLay
Scientists fear that Lucy might be a crack exhibit for Houston