Some old habits are hard to break, and as flawed as the old Bowl Championship Series (affectionately referred to and twisted into juvenile alternate acronyms as the "BCS") was, it still began to consume me right about this time every college football season. The BCS got a lot of stuff wrong, but on ... More >>
Artist Luc Tuymans at the Menil is a better painter than curator of work done by himself and others.
The Republicans are whittling down now to the bare bones. Not to discredit anyone, but the race is basically Rom vs. Newt for the win. While we don't really miss the circus show that was the Republican Party just a few short months ago, at least we had more options. Now that we are getting down to t ... More >>
MGM Grand gets involvedThere's a new twist in what we like to call The Suitcase Full of Dildos Suit between lobbyist Stephen Payne and wife-beating former hand surgeon Michael Brown: the MGM Grand Hotel has filed as an intervenor in an attempt to collect a $120,000-plus judgment it won agains ... More >>
Alberto Gonzalez: Give `til it hurtsAlberto Gonzalez, the pride of Houston's Vinson & Elkins, memorably served as Attorney General under George W. Bush. Sure, there were a few bumps along the way, what with the torture and helping Karl Rove purge the roster of U.S. Attorneys in a way that an ... More >>
The Yes Men take on companies using their own tools.
jessica.diamond We needed of a birthday cake quick but didn't know where to get it. So we turned to the Houston foodie community via Facebook and Twitter, and here were some of the suggestions that kept popping up. 1. Jodycakes By far the most mentioned was Jodycakes, who has a loyal fan ba ... More >>
Houston's Daniel Shea thinks Joseph Ratzinger has a lot to answer for if he'd talk.
Oliver Stone has been speedily rushing production of his new bio W., a look at the life and times of George W. Bush. The first trailer has hit the nets, and Houston is a star! Kind of. But the clips do include scenes of the infamous night when W drunkenly crashed a car onto the front lawn of Dadd ... More >>
More than 40 works from 30 of TSUs top students
Breaking out of the pack of Iraq war docs, No End in Sight devastates
Courtesy of Press publisher Stuart Folb, Dubya and Yes-Woman Secretary of State Condi Rice doin' it Vaudeville-style:
Houston minister Dr. K.A. Paul flies around the globe using Jesus to pull in worldwide donations -- unfortunately spending more money on jet fuel than orphans
The College Dropout rethinks his stance on education in the year 2010
Friday, October 28, at Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9899.
Artists take on corporations and the government in "Thought Crimes"
One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.
A new book proves that The Games Do Count
Soundtracks for your Election Night shindigs
Emporio Brazilian Café scores with home cooking