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    January 2, 2014

    Before Saying "I Do" Listen to Your Gut Feelings New Research Shows

    The Holiday season has come and gone, but many people made a big decision over the past couple weeks: they got engaged. The couple, presumably, is happy. The respective families, again, presumably, are happy to have a new addition to their family. The DeBeers cartel is happy and laughing all the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Sources: Michael Brown Is Dead

    Multiple sources close to the case, including Rachel Brown's divorce lawyer David Brown, are telling us that Michael Brown died after he was taken off life support Thursday. Will have more soon.

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Divorced People More Likely to Die in (Lonely, We Assume) Preventable Accidents, Rice Study Says

    If your image of a divorced person is closer to someone choking back lonely tears as he or she peruses the "healthy" single-serving aisle -- as opposed to ballin' on a singles cruise or in Midtown, say -- there's more bad news for you, via Rice University. Divorced people are more likely to die fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Five Couples Who Clicked Onstage After Breaking Up

    Divorce is a strange and difficult thing. Nobody goes into a marriage expecting to ever have to get divorced. But what do you do when things don't work out, you get divorced, and yet your primary source of income and your creative outlet is inextricably tied to your former partner/spouse? In the ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    Arrest Warrant Issued for Dr. Michael Brown

    A family court judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for ex-hand surgeon Michael "Pass the Cocaine, Please" Brown, for failure to show up to a court hearing. Judge Sheri Dean, who's been overseeing the bitter divorce proceedings between Michael and Rachel, issued the warrant. The warrant was issue ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    November 15, 2011

    Dr. Brown Found in Contempt for Stalking Estranged Wife

    Dr. Brown​Cocaine-and-dildo enthusiast Michael Brown has been cited for violating a protective order prohibiting him from following his estranged wife, Rachel. According to transcripts from a November 11 hearing in the 280th Harris County District Court, Brown's attorney, Mike Debruin, stip ... More >>

  • News

    October 27, 2011

    Out of Hand

    Michael Glyn Brown was recently acquitted of assaulting his wife. But that's only the latest allegation against the violent, drug-abusing doctor, long a fixture of Houston TV commercials and society.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Game Time: Tiger Woods -- Divorce, It Does A Body Good

    Tammy Wynette never addressed the golf angle​Sometimes bad things happen to good people. Oil spills, hurricanes, divorce. Compassionate human beings don't wish any of these things upon their fellow man.That said, we live in a capitalist society. Financial Darwinism, survival of the fittest, wha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    HISD's Greg Meyers Divorcing HCC's Sandie Meyers

    The school board president and wife split​A divorce decree is expected to be issued tomorrow morning for Greg Meyers, president of the Houston ISD school board and his wife Sandie Meyers, a Houston Community College trustee, after more than 20 years of marriage."It's an unfortunate situation," Gre ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2010

    Cheaper to Keep Her

    One of Houston's own presents a story of the triumph of love

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    September 3, 2009
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    May 28, 2009

    Continental Airlines, Like Foreigner, Wants To Know What Love Is

    Eminem and Kim Mathers could do it. So could Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee. Richard Burton and Liz Taylor elevated it to an art form. Of course, we're talking about revolving-door couples; putting cyanide in each other's wine one minute, dancing to "Endless Love" the next. Rinse, wash, repeat.And as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Sex Education In Texas: What The Hell Are They Teaching?

    Sex education in many Texas public schools is about as effective as an open-ended condom, according to a report just released by the Texas Freedom Network.Written by a professor and assistant professor of health education, the report claims that "classroom instruction is plagued by errors of fact mi ... More >>

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    August 14, 2008


    She loves me, she loves me not gets the Bollywood treatment

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    July 24, 2008


    The Tony Award-winning musical has been updated for a modern audience

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    DA to Tackle Family Violence

    Houston hasn't always been on the forefront of helping victims of family violence, as we've noted in the past. Some help appears to be on the way. The Harris County DA's office has just announced a federally funded three-year, $850,000 project to "speed up the response and available services to dom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2008

    Star Jones Reynolds and Her D-I-V-O-R-C-E

    In some not-shocking-but-wonderfully-true news this past week, we learned that Miss Payless Shoes (Star Jones Reynolds) is about to knock off that second last name with her pending divorce from Al Reynolds. Somewhere, Barbara Walters is allowing herself to giggle with glee and Joy Behar is cacklin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2007

    Comedian Steve Harvey Sued by Ex-Wife in Harris County District Court

    Funny-man Steve Harvey is better known for his stand-up routines than any sort of magic act, but his ex-wife is now claiming in court that Harvey and his lawyer tricked her. According to a lawsuit filed Monday in Harris County District Court, Harvey’s ex-wife, Mary Harvey, claims that both Harvey ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 16, 2006

    Bon Appétit!

    Have a Nice Day with some ´80s heartthrobs

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Merger Misdeeds?

    A lawsuit accuses oil executives of cheating a divorcée

  • News

    August 29, 2002

    Divorce Over Easy

    Collaborative divorce promises to be kinder, faster, cheaper. But does it really work?

  • News

    December 27, 2001

    Too Small for the Two of 'Em

    A nasty divorce forces a UH dean's departure

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Lobbyists

    Dave and Sue Walden

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    The Ballad of Bert and Rob and Susan

    Caught in a conservative council love triangle

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    End of the Line

    After seven years and several lawsuits, John Shike goes to jail for tormenting his ex

  • News

    May 4, 2000
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    April 20, 2000

    Absent a Mother

    A judge says Karen Shrader can't see or talk to her children because she's a bad influence. Shrader says any “bad influence” comes from the application of her ex-husband's deep pockets to the East Texas legal system.

  • News

    July 16, 1998

    Courtship, River Oaks Style

    High-powered attorney Earle Lilly was Linda Sarofim Lowe's divorce lawyer, then her lover. Now he's left her, and she wants her $6 million in attorney fees and her Mercedes back.

  • News

    January 22, 1998
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    May 8, 1997

    "One-Man Mob"

    The cops say what John Shike did to his wife amounted to "legalized stalking." And after being hit with one of the largest fines ever at the county family courts, he vowed he'd get the judge, too.

  • News

    August 1, 1996

    Secrets of the Sphinx?

    Big money, big lawyers, bizarre allegations: it's Sarofim v. Sarofim, the divorce from hell