It's a real testament to our consumerist culture that one of the biggest events of the year for many people is seeing a series of high-budget adverts in the midst of a sports game. A significant amount of people tune in to the Super Bowl every year not because they care about football or even the ha ... More >>
What does that mean for Houston?
Fried eggs and truffle oil as toppings may be old hat to foodies these days. We're easily distracted creatures who paw like needle-clawed kittens at every new bauble that comes along. But back in the rollicking days of the mid-2000s, the novelty had not yet worn thin and restaurants like Max's Wine ... More >>
Believe it or not, the average transaction price for new cars is more than $30,000 these days. That's a lot of money. But just because you're on a budget doesn't mean you have to settle for something boring. What you drive says a lot about you, and your average economy car doesn't say much at all. ... More >>
The city doesn't mess around when it comes to eggs. Despite getting hit with just three violations, an inspector cited Sparrow Bar Cookshop (3701 Travis, listed on the Health Department website as Boulevard Bistro - t'afia) after finding an employee not wearing effective hair restraint (corrected ... More >>
Here's something you generally don't see at 6 a.m. of a typical weekday: A Chrysler slowing down on a highway so people inside can throw out the bullet-ridden body of a passenger, a victim who then walks to a gas station as he's slowly dying. That's what happened this morning on the far west side, ... More >>
Heh. Lisa Simpson is giving Bart Simpson a hummer in the London 2012 Olympic logo. Uh, we mean aren't you stoked for the 17 days of glory that commences on July 27 in the United Kingdom, especially with a logo that cost £400,000 (approximately $621,000)? That's right. All of that freaking money f ... More >>
The three Berry children of Houston, who gained national attention when a traffic accident left them orphaned and two of them paralyzed, have filed a lawsuit against Chrysler. The accident last July happened in the family's 2003 Chrysler Town & Country minivan near Fort Stockton. The suit says all ... More >>
Some people take great pride in their cars, and decided to use them as a way of expressing themselves. Modifying your ride to give it an unique appearance or performance style is a big business, but other folk tackle it with an older world in mind. Wagon Wheels on a Hummer Hummers represent the ... More >>
The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email firstname.lastname@example.org ... More >>
Photos by Alex BegleyHoly Fuck and some of their many, many lights Sunday.Holy Fuck, Indian Jewelry, Balaclavas Walter's on Washington September 12, 2010 Holy Fuck is a band, a swear word and a pretty good marketing ploy. Chances are when you hear a name like that, you won't soon forget it. ... More >>
Find Young Girls on Facebook hereYoung Girls, dedicated followers of fashion.When it comes to the Big Three of the British Invasion, the Kinks were always the Chrysler to the Beatles and Stones' Ford and GM - up there, but not quite that far up there. Nevertheless, among Anglophiles and songw ... More >>
Con man or super spook — either way, Roland Carnaby wasn't supposed to meet his death on a Houston highway in a high-speed chase with the cops.
Between serious safety and environmental concerns, the Toyota Prius isn't the angel that everyone thinks it is.
Todd Spivak These hogs weren't harmed in the story -- just fattened up for the rodeo. Todd Spivak may be back from horsing around for his hog story, but his heart's still in rural Texas. It was my first time on a horse. We rode for eight hours, till five in the morning. Needless to say, it wa ... More >>
An elderly gang of seedy Mississippi bluesmen anchors Fat Possum Records and the label's documentary
Artist Matthew Barney dangles his CREMASTER on a museum tour
Memo Villarreal isn't afraid of the corporate bookstore or the Rio Grande
Joy Ride parlays a CB radio prank into genuine highway horror
When he was young, William Simon wanted to change the world. The late University of Houston sociology professor changed the way we view sex instead.
Campaign cash carries a retired judge around the world
At Harlingen's Marine Military Academy, the line between discipline and abuse is sometimes as thin as a knife's edge
After years of making Mayor Bob presentable, Houston's First Lady is ready to get serious. Seriously.