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    September 6, 2013

    30 Seconds With Mexican Institute of Sound

    Camilo Lara has a very active and colorful imagination. The DJ/producer from Mexico City performs as the Mexican Institute of Sound (Instituto Mexicano Del Sonido in Spanish), and creates a mix of electronica tunes, traditional folk music, social commentary and vivid visuals with charm and conscienc ... More >>

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    August 11, 2013

    The Gathering of the Juggalos' Best Overheard Quotes

    Note: The folks at our sister paper Riverfront Times have ventured into the breach that is the Gathering of the Juggalos in Hardin County, Illinois. Rocks Off will be following their exploits all weekend. During the Gathering of the Juggalos, Cave-In Rock, Illinois becomes a sonic disaster zone. Ev ... More >>

  • News

    January 3, 2013

    The Battle Against the Keystone Pipeline

    Environmentalists and landowners battle to stop the Keystone XL pipeline and its load of crude from flowing across Texas rivers and aquifers.

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    December 7, 2012

    10 Odd Musical Gift Ideas for the Last Christmas on Earth

    Back in the day, Christmas shopping for music lovers couldn't have been simpler: just head on down to the record store, pick up the latest hot release or a rare collector's item, wrap it up with a Warehouse Music gift certificate and you were golden. Now that the music business has evolved into a ... More >>

  • News

    July 5, 2012

    America's Petro-Terrorists

    Wall Street and Washington conspire to destablize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time.

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    April 12, 2012

    Fantasy Land

    A green amusement park was supposed to bring prosperity to New Caney, but so far, only a few have profited. And it still exists only on paper.

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    March 1, 2012

    They Were Kings for a Moment

    The feds attack online poker, killing livelihoods and a $2.5 billion industry.

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Exceptional H-E-B Store Brands

    John Kiely​I banned store brands shortly after high school, after spending less money on a large jar of strawberry jam, and getting sparsely fruited corn-syrupy red sludge. I saved one dollar and tossed out three. But last year I observed, then participated in a blind taste test of five raspb ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011
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    October 7, 2011

    The Cake Boss, Part Two: Buddy Valastro on Why He's Damn Proud to Be an American

    Buddy Valastro, better known as The Cake Boss from TLC's hit show of the same name, will be in Houston on November 11 as part of his second international tour. He'll be speaking at Jones Hall through the Society for the Performing Arts. Yesterday, we talked to Valastro about the lack of emphasis on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    The Cake Boss: Buddy Valastro on Experience Over Education and the Importance of Small Businesses in America

    ​Buddy Valastro is better known as The Cake Boss, and his eponymous show on TLC -- Cake Boss -- has become one of the network's biggest hits. The show, which averaged 2.3 million viewers during its first season, follows Valastro and his family as they run Carlo's Bakery, the family business in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Efforts To Deport Terrelle Pryor To Canada Fail

    Not on a CFL salary, Terrelle​"My house is not for sale, but for the right price, it's on the market." -- Larry James, Terrelle Pryor's attorney discussing his client's possibly signing with the CFL There are lots of life lessons for Terrelle Pryor to take away from the events of the past two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Lack Of Social Safety Net Tying Many Musicians To Day Jobs

    "I fantasize sometimes that my musical career would hit gold and help us escape these grim realities, but it's not something I really expect to happen." ​There are few issues in the current political climate more fraught with contention than whether or not the U.S. government will take a more ... More >>

  • News

    December 23, 2010

    Return to Sender

    What Would Comprehensive Immigration Reform Look Like If the Feds Got Off Their Duffs?

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    October 26, 2010

    Reporting from the Southern Foodways Alliance Symposium: The Gulf and the Spill

    Robb WalshJim Gossen and oysterman Tracy Woody checking oyster leases in Galveston Bay.​At the Southern Foodways Alliance annual symposium this week, Brett Anderson of the New Orleans Times-Picayune moderated a panel discussion on "The Gulf and the Spill." Panelists were former Houston Press ... More >>

  • News

    June 8, 2006

    The Plane Truth

    Houston minister Dr. K.A. Paul flies around the globe using Jesus to pull in worldwide donations -- unfortunately spending more money on jet fuel than orphans

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    August 25, 2005

    Fool's Gold

    Desperate clients hand over thousands of dollars for a chance at a job

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    April 7, 2005

    Exposed Nerve

    Cyberonics has implanted its pacemaker in thousands of epileptics. It wants to expand to the depression market. Still needed: an accounting of those who died or were injured after receiving its implant.

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