Playing evil is more fun than playing good anyway, right?
Craig Zobel on documenting sexual degradation -- with humanity.
Gabriel Jones/Merge RecordsTonight's the night. Win and Will Butler of conquering indie heroes Arcade Fire finally return to the town that indirectly won them a Grammy, The Woodlands. On last year's The Suburbs, the Butlers and their Canadian compatriots reflected on the brothers' restless M ... More >>
Lynde Chunn: Sing a sad song(Be warned. In ten years here at the Houston Press, we've seldom come across a story sadder than this one.) Lynde Chunn had a tough row to hoe for many of her 28 years. The Houston-born Caney Creek High School graduate was mentally challenged but had long lived al ... More >>
Pandora Theatre presents The Good Body
Apply at Valley RanchCan you do better than a 1-7 record with a team of high-priced, high-profile players? Then the Dallas Cowboys coaching job may be for you!! The Cowboys offer a beautiful training facility in suburban Dallas where no one has been horribly injured in a wind storm in well o ... More >>
Sure, she's a piece of work. But there's got to be more to Joan Rivers.
thedirty.comEven Houston's Todo Moto crew is not safe from The Dirty. Rocks Off may be a little late to the game on this, but holy shit, we love The Dirty's Houston section and have been trolling the site for most of the day. It's a site dedicated to exposing douchery and general shittiness for r ... More >>
Nicole Kidman uses only the best BotoxGayle Rothenberg was convicted way back in 2007 of injecting patients with fake Botox. Today she finally got sentenced.Rothenberg will serve five and a half months in prison, three years of supervised release, and pay reparations of almost $100,000 to patient ... More >>
Now playing in River Oaks, Gary Ross has stayed one step ahead of trouble and judgments across the country.
Kathleen Turner is going to play Molly Ivins in a production debuting in Philadelphia next year, Playbill reports.The drama is called Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins, so we're guessing Turner will be ramping up the sassy Texas accent and playing down the St. John's/River Oaks bac ... More >>
Dear Steve Jobs,Ugh. You really think you're so damn cute, don't you? Panther, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard? Seriously, what's the deal with naming your operating system releases after big pussies? Like society has some sort of obsession with cats or something. Pffft. Yeah, Ste ... More >>
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Good Christ, it's fucking hot.It's only June, and already we're in the triple-digits. There's been more wind than normal, at least according to our untrained analysis, so things might not be as bad as they could.But still, it's hot.The Chronicle is offering a haiku contest where people are urged to ... More >>
Gayle Rothenberg, the prominent Houston doctor who was convicted of using fake Botox on her patients, has had that conviction overturned by the Fifth US Circuit Court of Appeals.The appellate court ripped into Rothenberg's trial, saying prosecutors presented evidence -- and the judge allowed it in - ... More >>
Once grand, this story is now just another chick flick
Despite the labels and levity, it's a poor-woman's knockoff
How could you have missed this one, right? We recently learned that Dawn Wells, who played television’s original girl next door as Mary Ann on “Gilligan’s Island,” is serving six months probation for being caught with a little weed in her car. Our pig-tailed Miss Sunshine gave some pretty ... More >>
Think about all that’s changed in the past 14 years: Music is very much just a few ones and zeroes on a hard drive. Bands give away albums for free. Most artists only get in the business so they can try to sell you their clothing line. In 1993, Miley Cyrus was just a screaming, toothless infant be ... More >>
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Our critics weigh in on local theater
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Our critic weighs in on local theater
Houston's art crowd looks to show up L.A. with some "Immodest Proposals"
This holiday movie will make you very, very Kranky
Mike Hodges follows up Croupier with a somnambulistic crime drama
Do the right thing: Avoid White Chicks in bad masks
The nightlife scene is alive and well in the Montrose. Meet some of its stars.
Pooches swarm Reliant Center
Ex-congressman Stockman is labeled a co-conspirator in prescription fraud