When we last left University of Houston President Renu Khator and state Senator John Whitmire, the latter was chewing the former out over the University's plan to make it mandatory for most freshmen to live on campus. Whitmire gave Khator such a brutal text-lashing (he called it "one of the dumbes ... More >>
For more than three decades, Jello Biafra has remained the brassy conscience of punk rock, willing to knock down the sacred cows of politics and rock and roll. First honing his diatribes in the Dead Kennedys, next dabbling in film and spoken word, and ultimately joining forces with DOA, NoMeansNo, t ... More >>
You probably didn't know that, in Texas, lying in a fishing tournament is a punishable offense that can land you in jail for a year. You probably didn't know that because you're a generally honest person, you don't fish competitively, or you aren't Texas Representative Steve Toth, who tried once an ... More >>
Seething, agitated and anarchistic, DOA continues to unleash tuneful and frenzied songs, proving they are far from retired. For more than 30 years, the band has unleashed rock and roll tethered to lumberjack toughness and 'green' environmental issues. They balance flannel-shirt, beer-smeared, hocke ... More >>
Debonair Lounge Cafe 4212, January 27 For the past few months, the only way to get each week off on a good foot has been at this Museum District oasis of cool. Debonair Lounge has already welcomed a who's who of Houston's hottest young hip-hop and R&B performers -- this week features the AFTERVIBES ... More >>
1st Annual New Years Blackout feat. Maze: With Frankie Beverly, Sheryl Underwood, Mint Condition, Keke Wyatt, K Michelle., Tue., December 31, 8 p.m., $59.50 to $79.50. Reliant Arena, 8400 Kirby, Houston, 713-799-9500. 2 Good to be T.R.U.: Fri., March 14, 9 p.m., $37.50. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texa ... More >>
The film is savage but lacks any weight or meaning.
Butthole Surfers live in Philadelphia, 2008 farm4.static.flickr.com After he and Rocks Off talked for more than an hour at West Gray Cafe last week, Tom Bunch, who managed the Butthole Surfers for a decade between the late '80s and late '90s - exact dates are fuzzy; imagine that - summed up the exp ... More >>