The 16th annual Voodoo Music Arts Experience has come and gone, leaving the rich taste of Hurricanes and filé gumbo in our mouth and the sweet sounds of Foo Fighters, OutKast, Arctic Monkeys and the rest of the festival's stacked lineup. Taking over New Orleans' City Park every Halloween weekend ... More >>
"The Clarity," Sleep After 11 years out of the game, you might wonder if stoner-metal band Sleep has lost a step. Thankfully, their new ten minute masterwork of the genre, "The Clarity," shows that they have not. Think of this like the metal version of Dr. Dre's Detox. You never thought Sleep wou ... More >>
If you're looking for homegrown musical success stories of 2012, you could do a lot worse than Robert Glasper. True, technically he lives in New York, where he became such an in-demand session player he called his 2009 album Double Booked, but now the Missouri City native and HSPVA grad is on the ve ... More >>
For many of us, Julia Child was the first cook they ever saw on television. Mine was Graham Kerr, but Julia Child was a quick second after I became hooked on cooking shows. And boy, do they not make cooking shows like they used to. Julia Child was far less interested in being a celebrity or a person ... More >>
Nobody is above the law - not even musicians even though some of them may think they are. However, some of their outrageous behavior has become legendary. Others have spawned rumors, killed their careers and/or made them the butt of many jokes. In fact, this makes me wonder why there is not a cele ... More >>
Nobody's Daughter propels Hole into the 21st century.
The man on David Lettermans cell phone top ten is either a fatherly Andy Kaufman or, well, crazy
I don’t know much about Harvey Pekar. I’ve never seen American Splendor. I never read his comic book. I know him primarily as a nut job who used to go on David Letterman and make Crispin Glover look sane. So maybe I’m not the best person in the world to be reviewing his newest book. But ... More >>
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