• Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Last Night: Florence The Machine At Bayou Music Center

    Florence and the Machine, Blood Orange Bayou Music Center May 2, 2012 If you skipped Florence and the Machine's show at Bayou Music Center on Wednesday, you might be out of luck. The English indie-poppers aren't likely to be playing the theater again anytime soon. Judging by the sold-out crowd's e ... More >>

  • Film

    October 27, 2011

    Much Ado About Very Little

    The Shakespeare exposé no one has been waiting for in Anonymous.

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Guitarist Brian Robertson Loves Thin Lizzy, Texas Women

    ​As one half of Thin Lizzy's legendary "twin guitar" classic lineup in the mid- to late '70s, Scottish guitarist Brian "Robbo" Robertson started to make an impact on classic-rock history while still a teenager. That's him shredding on the legendary break in Lizzy's most popular (and, alas, al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Top 10 Hottest Jewish Musicians

    ​The Festival of Lights is upon us, as the eight-day Jewish holiday of Hanukkah officially kicks off at sundown tonight. Some of music's leading bigwigs will likely be sparking up the menorah, among them Lou Reed, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Leonard Cohen, Diamond David Lee Roth, Perry Farrell an ... More >>

  • Film

    March 4, 2010

    Fifteen and Pissed: Newcomer Katie Jarvis's Fish Tank

    Newcomer Katie Jarvis's teen misfit swims upstream in Fish Tank.

  • Music

    December 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 10, 2007

    No Bolitar? No Thanks.

    One of the great recurring characters in modern American mystery writing has to be Myron Bolitar, the sports agency owner who frequently finds himself detecting on the side in murders most foul. He’s smart, he’s funny, and he finds himself in all kinds of messed up situations. And he has a gre ... More >>

  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    The Sick Old Man of the Festival Circuit

    An open letter to the organizers and music bookers of the Houston International Festival

  • Film

    June 5, 2003

    Heart Felt

    Lawless provides an alert look at human bonds and the emotions that break them

  • Music

    September 25, 1997

    Smear Campaign

    Blur searches for America's kindly embrace -- just so they can shrug it off

  • Music

    July 6, 1995

    Critic's Choice

    Executive Sax