It was twenty years ago today (as the Beatles might say) that a crazed religious kook sparked a debacle of a federal-government raid that left 83vdead, including 28 children. Arguments have raged endlessly since that Waco raid, with a hard core of people saying the blame for the deaths sits squarel ... More >>
Photos by Craig HlavatyMichael Bolton with the Houston Symphony Jones Hall September 8, 2010 It was a little over a year ago that Aftermath saw Yanni, and just a few months back that we saw Kenny G. Wednesday night we saw Michael Bolton, forming a power-trio of artists that you're not suppos ... More >>
Braaaaaaaap!That's the sound of us thinking about Taylor Hicks. For the uninitiated, it's a fart noise, meant to denote a lack of candor or warmth. In another case of the Good Lord shitting the bed of mankind, Hicks is coming to Houston next month to play "Teen Angel" (Frankie Valli's role) in Th ... More >>
Stardate: 1999 (or 02254.5, if you're nasty). Also known as Pretty Much the Stone Age, when talkin' 'bout the internets. Al Gore had barely invented the term "social media," and no one called themselves social media gurus. Yes, those were the good ol' days. Amidst the tumult that climaxed in the ... More >>
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A new religion
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The FBI's NASA sting operation may finally be headed to court