I've had satellite radio in my life since Christmas. Nothing is better than falling asleep on the couch on a Saturday afternoon after a big fat lunch with Willie's Roadhouse playing; waking up every few hours to piss during a Ray Price cut and then falling back to sleep. What I love the most, besi ... More >>
Quirky millionaire Amarillo oil and heir and arts patron Stanley Marsh 3 was booked into Potter County Jail yesterday on eleven sex crimes involving boys under the age of 17. He has since been released after paying his $325,000 in bonds, according to court records. The arrest follows a half-dozen l ... More >>
For decades, those with an artistic bent have viewed quirky provocateur Stanley Marsh 3 and his Cadillac Ranch on the outskirts of Amarillo as one of the Panhandle's sole redeeming qualities, beacons of culture and mischief in a region barren of joy and fun. The ten vintage Cadillacs buried in the d ... More >>
Not all double albums should have been double albums, just as some albums had to be double albums in order for their point to be made. Each case is different with each band or artist. The Who's Tommy and Quadrophenia had to be double albums to tell their stories of teenage wastelands and po ... More >>
Photo from TimeCadilalc Ranch is a gimme. The others, maybe notTime magazine has put together its list of the 50 Greatest Roadside Attractions in America. When you've got the national resources of a media empire like Time, this is the type of thing you can do.Exactly four of the 50 "nostalgic, ga ... More >>
Daniel KramerBruce Springsteen and Miami Steve van Zandt at Toyota Center, April 2009 As Bruce Springsteen fans come to grips with the unfortunate reality that this past weekend's show in Buffalo, N.Y., may well have been the final offical tour date - although surely not the final show - from the ... More >>
It all started with an obsession. And a blog post. The House of the Century was built in 1972 by the Ant Farm Art Collective, a group that included architects Richard Jost, a then-recent graduate of the University of Houston, and Doug Michels, founder of the collective and professor at UofH. (Ant ... More >>
Photos by Daniel Kramer The Boss and his E Street players put on a rousing rock 'n' soul revue Wednesday night best summed up by the refrain of the third song: "No retreat, baby, no surrender." Stay tuned for a full review, but for now find a setlist and more pictures after the jump. Also,&nb ... More >>
Filmmaker Laura Harrison presents a work-in-progress documentary about going through fire (literally) for art
Blaffer Gallery presents a retrospective of UH's most prolific art collective
Not everyone was celebrating Juneteenth in Harris County
Jokes or criticism from the Chron? Nah, it's just fluff for Jus' Stuff
Now that he's got Mayor Lee Brown's attention, can Chris Bell win your support?
Ant Farm explores the fine art of... waiting
In the '70s, Jim Harithas's radical chic collided with the CAM. Twenty-five years later, he's back, gunning his engines at the Art Car Museum.
Hudson Marquez: "High Heels and High Performance"
The guy who designed Cadillac Ranch wants to build a dolphin space station. Is it any wonder UH is divided over the return of Doug Michels?
There was a killing and now a conviction. Even those can't stop the fierce war raging between the Panhandle punks and athletes of Amarillo.
Dear jaded consumer: These two Houston artists are now competing for your attention. They sell ads, they're making a vodka billboard, and their client list includes Budweiser and Target. They call it art, but what advertisers want to know is, will it work