I'm sorry, but this isn't working out.I think I speak for bloggers everywhere when I say: we had a great thing going. Every so often you'd tweet something borderline repulsive about farts or Miley Cyrus, and we'd dutifully respond. Usually with some sort of mock indignation about "TMI" and then b ... More >>
It's a red-letter day in our journalistic career. For the first time in our career, we are being called out in print by a former presidential candidate.Under the headline "The Eternal Life of a Lie," the would-be president and former state representative begins thusly: Sometimes when I read all ... More >>
The life after death of José and Magdalena Ramirez
Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to email@example.com. The beacon of credibility that is Jermaine Jackson confirmed rumors Thursday that the Jackson Five would indee ... More >>
So some people are a little ticked that U.S. Rep Ted Poe quoted Nathan Bedford Forrest, the first Grand Wizard of the KKK, in a speech before the House Monday. But the Houston Press obtained a rough draft of the speech with other quotes he considered, and we feel Poe picked the best one of the lot. ... More >>
Senators Gramm and Hutchinson dig deep into applicants' political pasts
Is a state rep taking Houston's poor for a ride on the law of the lend?