Courtesy Bistro CatronJustin Strang of Bistro Catron We continue our chat with Chef Strang to learn about his most memorable disaster food experiment and the obstacles he has faced as a self-taught chef. EOW: What was your biggest disaster from trying new things with food? Strang: Experimen ... More >>
This post is a not-so-solemn plea for those candy bars that -- most of the time -- sit woefully ignored on drugstore racks across the country. I enjoy Snickers, Kit Kats, and Three Musketeers as much as the next sugar freak, but their combined monopoly on the American candy market is, I conte ... More >>
Readers are gearing up for the Astros' 2010 season.
Date: March 11 Name: Brad Paisley AKA: "Isn't That Jake Gyllenhaal?" Genre: Freemason country Best Known Song(s): "Alcohol," "She's Everything," "Ticks," "Ow, My Back" Key Demographic: Confused Brokeback Mountain fans, people who only eat the vanilla section of Neapolitan ice cream Previous HLSR A ... More >>
Child-porn producer pleads guilty
If there's one thing that Texans have always prided themselves on, it's love of Big Government -- especially The Man telling you where, and with whom, you can live. Or at least that's how some folks in New Braunfels see it.Spurred by complaints over noise and parking issues, the NB Planning Commi ... More >>
Keeping the faith at Company OnStage
Most mornings, Rocks Off wakes up to Elizabeth Cook's country-as-cornbread drawl on her Outlaw Country satellite-radio program, "Apron Strings" (Sirius 63, XM 13, 5-9 a.m. Mondays). On her 2007 LP Balls - produced by the Houston Kid himself, Rodney Crowell - Cook was as frank and charming on song ... More >>
Someone needs to find this guy a hobby...I'll be honest: I didn't know if I'd be able to find the strength to soldier on now that Tom "Dazzle Me Dreamy" DeLay had left Dancing With the Stars. What light be light if Tommy be not seen? Now I finally knew what Jesse and Slater meant when they sa ... More >>
The history of country music - or any music until recent years, for that matter - is largely represented by men, with female artists popping up more and more frequently as time passed and concert/record promoters realized there was a market for women in the business. In country, you started with ... More >>
Turn out the lights, the party's over
You already know all about this year's crop of wolf bands. We examine the tiger, bear, shark and lion bands, and offer up a rock zodiac.
Words unite three very different artists at Mixture
Mosquitos meld the Big Apple and Brazil
Cold Mountain sets the new standard for Civil War drama on-screen
After 21 years of arguing, Conroe still can't come up with an MLK tribute
Nashville was no place for Los Lonely Boys, the future of Texas roots rock
Peter Bogdanovich works out his demons on Citizen Hearst
How many Aggies does it take to dance the Aggie Jitterbug? One to lead, one to follow and one to tell them to cease and desist.
High drama and spirited romance spice up The Last September
Oh, Kay! may not be okay by 21st-century standards
In the changing world of the Houston Ship Channel, one thing remains constant: Father Rivers Patout.