Early yesterday afternoon, celebrity chef, author and TV star Anthony Bourdain popped into social news mega-site Reddit to do an informal Q&A session -- or AMA (Ask Me Anything in Reddit Speak) -- with the site's users. AMAs have fast become a popular tool for celebrities, newsmakers and even politi ... More >>
Back in 1985, Dan Rather and CBS News apparently referred to Houston as the "foreclosure capital of America." It was the mid-80s and Houston was suffering the after effects of an oil bust, a massive drop in the cost of oil that crippled the city's economy. In many ways, we have that time to thank fo ... More >>
Getting into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame is a big deal when you consider the company includes Wolfman Jack and George Carlin among others. One local dee jay, Colonel St. James of 93.7 the Arrow, is among them. He has been on air since the 1970s and has worked at just about every rock and roll stati ... More >>
News brought to you by THE WORLD'S BIGGEST BOW EVERLocal media Mike McGuff has made a YouTube discovery that should make happy anyone who grew up in Houston in the `70s and early `80s -- a compilation of old news clips and ads.
There are some famous faces: Dan Rather, Jessica Savitch, a very ... More >>
You probably don't realize it, but the Houston school district's website has a page dedicated to prominent alumni, listed by high school.Unfortunately, many of the "prominent" alumni are politicians, especially current and former HISD board members. Any definition of "prominent" that includes HISD b ... More >>