In the past year, the hip-hop scene has traded in a great deal of its diamond-encrusted Jesus pieces and record-label logo necklaces for items with a bit more "vintage designer" style. From coast to coast, we are now seeing entertainers and tastemakers flash their vintage Chanel and antique Versace ... More >>
So you've got a million Christmas gifts to buy for family, friends, acquaintances, acquaintances' cousins, the mailman, Roger Clemens (we're not the only ones to send the Rocket a gift each year, are we?) and various and sundry pets. You have a limited budget and a limited amount of time. It's best ... More >>
From actors to designers, directors to technicians, the city's brightest talent gets its due.
And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female. Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee ... More >>
Ol' Blue Eyes weeps at what became of his CadillacJonathan Barnes, the Bellaire oil trader whose ill-gotten gains include Frank Sinatra's 1957 Caddy, pleaded guilty today to fraud and money-laundering charges, the U.S. Attorney's office announced. Now very worried: The two other defendants w ... More >>
The first time Frank Sinatra's name has been associated with criminal activityThe U.S. Attorney's office today announced the indictment of three oil traders accused of running an $80 million scam against LyondellBasell, and the most entertaining part was what the trio spent their alleged ill- ... More >>
Rags-to-riches flick declares: Money does indeed buy happi(y)ness
And a lot of people agree with him
Mary's crowns the mother of all Montrose
Annette Bening brings down the house as an aging star unwilling to fade
The MFAH unveils more than 200 priceless Cartier trinkets
Transgender Slap, Rush and Hush, Rubac's Cube
Azita went looking for a wedding sponsor. All she got was a reprimand.
David Yurman yanks a local dealer into court over sales
Behind current blaxploitation pulp literature is - surprise! - the music biz
April 29 - May 5, 1999
Money can't buy love. But it can buy polo.
Yet again, Steven Russell bluffed his way out of prison. And yet again, he got caught.
Steven Russell can bluff his way out of anything -- even prison. so why can't he stay out of jail?
Works at the Menil and Texas Gallery suggest artists can still be unique -- even in imitation
Talking with Annie Leibovitz about the manufacture of cultural identity and the American dream