It's been interesting to watch the career transformation of Robbie Fulks. The Chicago picker and writer grabbed some notoriety -- and a decent alt-country cult following -- after his frustrations with trying to "make it" in Nashville in the mid-'90s led to his did-he-really-say-that tune, "Fuck Thi ... More >>
Two weeks after trying to kill himself, Daren Napier went to training camp. He had recently graduated from St. John's School, a prestigious, mostly white Houston private school nestled in River Oaks. He was going to play football for Columbia University. But before he was set to leave for college ... More >>
In 2004, a southwest Houston man named Christopher told the Houston Press how he had cured his homosexuality with the help of a "reparative therapy" group called Exodus Ministries. The 37-year-old man had never slept with a woman -- you know, because of all the gay sex -- but he looked forward to th ... More >>
Appraising collectibles and filing the correct tax forms can be a tricky business, as convicted tax cheat Sulayman Jarra well knows.
Senator Ted Cruz continues to march to his own special drumbeat.
During a relaxing champagne bubblebath, I dreamt up a 2k13 version of The Peach Pit from Beverly Hills, 90210. Well, that "fan fiction" wasn't the end for me. Instead, it got me thinking about another '90s cult hit hangout -- The Max from Saved by the Bell. Here's what I'm fairly positive The Max ... More >>
When James May unlocks the doors to Music Town each day at noon, his little shop on Stuebner Airline across from Klein High School is mainly filled with CDs, new and used vinyl and an enormous amount of cassettes. When he first opened the shop in 1979, the sign actually said "Music Town Records and ... More >>
The writer/director on filming in NYC, George Romero and saying no to bad script notes.
That up above, the dreamy rendering of the area that used to house the downtown Post Office? It's "Bayou Commons," which is "strategically designed to be downtown Houston's first residential district celebrating cultural diversity and urban lifestyle." But don't go looking for it yet.
Alice Cooper recently received an Honorary Doctorate from The Musician's Institute in Los Angeles. After receiving the award, he said, "One more of these and I can write prescriptions." Now you know that Alice Cooper could one day write you a prescription... to rock. You're welcome. Out of sheer c ... More >>
One of the best singers in the state has set up residency at an unlikely venue.
A scathing, 86-page report called out doctors who "subverted scientific integrity" for money.
The Texas Attorney General's Office says a drugmaker lied in order to push an antipsychotic on foster children. So why are kids as young as three still taking the drug?
Russell Pearce and Other Illegal-Immigration Populists Rely on Misleading, Right-Wing Reports to Scapegoat Immigrants and Terrify Penny-Pinched Americans.
Part meltdown memoir, part essential finger pointing, Inside Job will make you seethe.
Rice gets it onToday in Self-Serving "Studies," we have what is no doubt highly sophisticated and peer-approved from the people who make Trojan condoms.They're put their annual report on "sexual health" on America's college campuses, looking at such things as condom availability, health center ho ... More >>
Today marks the 43rd anniversary of <>The Monkees winning an Emmy for Best Comedy Series, making them the first musical act ever to win that award. 1967 also marked a transitional period for the band, which was moving toward creative freedom on the television show in which they started out as ... More >>
Brian Greene knows how to make you stop worrying and love physics
Hearst, the privately held company that owns the Houston Chronicle and is busy killing respected dailies in San Francisco and Seattle, has good news for its newspaper employees.They are part of "an absolute ton of fat" that has been built up over the years.That's the sympathetic analysis of Steven S ... More >>
The University of Houston's Communication Department has taken bold, groundbreaking steps to preserve the study of journalism for future generations.It just depends on how you define "journalism."The Daily Cougar, the student newspaper, recently inked a sweet deal with a local company called Inverte ... More >>
Seven months have passed since the polygamist raid in Eldorado, but the effects linger
Years after Sybil, the debate continues
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Town Center Theatre scores a win with Night and Her Stars
A family's crisis feels a bit too familiar in Imaginary Heroes
Some churches are still trying to "cure" homosexuals. And some people are still lining up to trade in their sex life for eternal life.
If you're young and female, New York Minute is your movie
Between the sheets with KPRC's ace reporter
Spider-Man does whatever a spider can and much more
How cold war fears fueled a hot market for Houston's human parts business.
The Delany sisters recount 100 years of American history in the compelling Having Our Say
Jazz legend Rick Porter has beaten more than his drum kit. He's also beaten addiction.
Former jazz guitar prodigy Scott Hardy finds he's also in tune with the acoustic bass
In the latest divorce donnybrook, things didn't go better with coke
Charter school scandals are teaching Texas a hard lesson -- one the state should have known fouryears and $77 million ago
Pianist Orli Shaham rides the crest of classical's new wave
March 26-April 1, 1998
If you think your HMO is bad, check out what Texas has created for its prison inmates
Quality, not fashion, drives the legacy of Simon and Garfunkel
At Tugboat Taylor's gym, would-be wrestlers are taught the eternal verities: It's more fun to be a heel, but heels always lose.