Here go hell come, SXSW has just released the first batch of names for the 2013 festival. I know, only a week after Fun Fun Fun Fest and a month since ACL. Did you see the FPSF blog from earlier today? Yeah, time is moving too fast. The big names on the list so far include the Zombies, Alt-J, Akro ... More >>
Pesky little complaints like pollution, flaming water and abandoned homes continue to cast doubt on the argument that drilling into shale will benefit all.
Is the Omega Protein company overfishing the most important fish in the sea?
How I turned some newspaper stories into a book which became a movie that caused those two guys to kiss
The big brute of the oyster-shucking world is called a "Galveston knife" (on the left). It's an eight-inch knife with a stout four-inch blade designed for opening large oysters like the five-inch Espiritu Santo Bay oyster shown beside it. (Espritu Santo Bay is down around Port O'Connor.) The knife s ... More >>
Trees Have Been Killed: The print edition of the blog debuts
Chesapeake Energy has announced the creation of "an online news channel" devoted to the Barnett Shale, a potentially huge natural-gas find that lies under much of the area around Fort Worth. Tracy Rowlett, a retiring Dallas anchorman who is to DFW what Ron Stone was to Houston, will be the managing ... More >>
A summer selection of the Bayou City's most miserable music and depressing songs
They've fought for justice for nine years, but time is running out
A dog's life turns Chesapeake into a clever tale of art and the heart
Has the fight over port expansion turned a bay watchdog group into a rubber duck?
Steven Russell can bluff his way out of anything -- even prison. so why can't he stay out of jail?