Chris Thompson

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    Don't Call Eli Young Band "Bro-Country," Please

    If you're looking for the most successful act to come out of Texas this decade, you might point your eyes toward Denton. With minimal drama or much attention outside their own rabid fan base, the Eli Young Band has modestly racked up enough record sales and music-biz karma that they're now one of co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Free for All: Art Without a Price Tag

    Friday's your last day to see the "Saddest Love Story Almost Never Told: Based on a True Idea" exhibit by Sketchy Neighbors, a free-wheeling artists collective. The group is known for its unorthodox approach. Members pull ideas for materials and concepts literally out of a hat. One idea for "Love ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 8, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 5, 2011

    Cougars Dominate First Half Against UCLA, Set Table For Perfect Season

    The UCLA cheerleaders probably weren't too happy after Saturday's game​The Houston Cougars did their best impersonation of the Houston Texans on Saturday. They dominated the first half, playing a fantastic two quarters that masterfully mixed their passing and running games. Case Keenum showe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Case Keenum: Preseason C-USA Offensive Player of the Year

    C-USA coaches think he does​Case Keenum's big comeback attempt, which we chronicled as spring practice began in April, is apparently destined for success if the coaches of COnference USA are right. They chose the UH quarterback as pre-season Offensive Player of the Year as part of the media d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    UH Takes On UCLA And Emphasizes Line Play

    The big uglies up front will be butting heads‚ÄčThe Houston Cougars have gotten the reputation, undeserved or not, of being a soft, finesse football team. When you pass the football, when you play the spread and go with one-back backfields, that can happen.  The Cougar players don't like this r ... More >>

  • Music

    October 19, 2006

    What, Me Worry?

    Life is good for Eli Young

  • Culture

    April 27, 2000

    Geek love

    The men behind this season's best shows -- and biggest failures -- blame it all on Regis