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  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    Sgt. Harris' Other Unsolved Murder Case

    When disgraced ex-HPD detective Ryan Chandler began arbitration hearings last week to try to get his job back, he got an earful from his former colleague: veteran homicide detective Brian Harris, who testified that Chandler was wrong to blame his shoddy work on an unmanageable caseload. Chandler ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    NBA Finals: One More Chance to Sop Gambling Gravy Off the Heat's Crazy Streak

    From February 3 through March 25, the Miami Heat didn't lose a single NBA basketball game. During that streak, they recorded 27 wins in a row, the second best run at the Lakers' 33-game winning streak of the early '70s in league history, and a two-month salvo that sent the Heat into the post-season ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 9, 2013

    The Art Car Parade: Enjoying the Ride

    Art Car stalwarts employ time, energy and creativity to bring their new creations to life. Oh, and scrap metal comes in handy too.

  • News

    February 28, 2013

    The Ten Weirdest Members of Congress

    Texas claims three of the top spots.

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Six Houston Myths Mayor Parker Dispelled on the Colbert Report

    The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to life in Houston. We're fat. It's hot. Our scenery is ugly. We all wear cowboy hats every day and have oil wells in our back yards. Well, we do all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    NBA Commish David Stern Asks Jim Rome "Have You Stopped Beating Your Wife Yet?"

    "Have you stopped beating your wife yet?" -- NBA Commissioner David Stern in what I hope was a rhetorical question to Jim Rome, 6/13/12 Since the first NBA Draft Lottery in 1985 gift-wrapped Patrick Ewing to the downtrodden New York Knicks, there have been conspiracy theorists galore that have sur ... More >>

  • News

    March 8, 2012

    Bet on the Rockets

    What will the second half bring?

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Texans-Cowboys Debacle 2010 -- 5 Winners, 5 Losers

    The Texans bombed big-time​In retrospect, we probably should have seen this coming. For all the talk about this being a different Texans team, about the Cowboys coming in as a wounded animal, about Wade Phillips being thrilled about the noon kickoff so he wouldn't miss the early bird special, has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Game Time: Brett Favre's Record Is 1-2 This Season...Look It Up!

    ​"Chain of command is very important in our thing." -- Tony SopranoIn the fifth season of The Sopranos, a bunch of old-time gangsters are released from prison back into the wild of North Jersey and the greater New York City area. Feech LaManna (played beautifully by gravely voiced silver-screen ve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Artist of the Week: Lady Lux, Female Houston R&B Trio... and NOT Destiny's Child

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to introducingliston@gmail.com. ​ Let's just get it out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2009

    Rockets Fast Break: Adelman Stresses Consistency at Point

    To Rockets coach Rick Adelman, consistency trumps contrast. When fans initially heard the Rafer Alston trade Thursday afternoon, much of the immediate reaction was negative. In addition to questioning the team going forward without an experienced starting point guard, many wondered why the team w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2009

    Rockets Fast Break: Adelman Stresses Consistency at Point

    To Rockets coach Rick Adelman, consistency trumps contrast. When fans initially heard the Rafer Alston trade Thursday afternoon, much of the immediate reaction was negative. In addition to questioning the team going forward without an experienced starting point guard, many wondered why the team w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2007

    Solidarity, Baby

    Last week we told you how Michael Lacey, the executive editor of Village Voice Media, our parent company, was tossed in jail along with Jim Larkin, the chairman and chief executive officer. The case against them has been dropped. Completely. You can get the nitty-gritty here. In a show of solidar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2007
  • News

    June 14, 2007
  • Blogs

    April 17, 2007
  • Music

    January 11, 2007

    The Great Unknown

    Music, the Squidbillies and a personal ecosystem

  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    Gooooaaaal!

    A few locals are afflicted with World Cup mania; also: Chango Jackson, KPFT and what touring bands really think of Houston

  • Music

    January 22, 2004

    Love Bites

    Mosquitos meld the Big Apple and Brazil

  • News

    March 6, 2003

    A Killer Nanny

    Charlotte Foster wanted a male nanny who’d play sports with her sons. She got an escaped murderer.

  • Culture

    March 6, 2003

    That '60s Show

    Oliver Beene goes against fake millionaires and phony idols

  • Film

    August 30, 2001

    Safe Sex

    Gay romantic comedy doesn't take advantage of its flashback structure

  • Music

    February 8, 2001

    Spin Sisters

    Women are staking their claim in the boys' club known as the DJ booth

  • Film

    June 29, 2000

    What So Proudly We Hail

    Sure, The Patriot is mawkish nationalism disguised as summer entertainment, but we'll wave the flag anyway

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Hell Just Froze Over

    Houston's first female hockey team gives new meaning to the term "body check"

  • News

    September 16, 1999

    News Hostage

    We Are Not Amused

  • Dining

    August 26, 1999

    Everything Old Is New Again

    Darby's flashes back to a gentler time

  • Calendar

    November 21, 1996
  • Music

    October 17, 1996

    Unpromised Land

    Jolene strives to make sense of life's punches -- and make a living

  • Film

    December 14, 1995
  • Film

    May 11, 1995
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