Evel Knievel

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    The Astrodome: From Elvis to Evel Knievel ... to Green Space?

    Anybody surprised that Astrodome is going to be demolished and turned into green space hasn't really been paying attention the past 25-plus years. The Dome has been a doomed property ever since Harris County gave into Bud Adams' demands to destroy the heart and soul for the building so that he coul ... More >>

  • Music

    September 19, 2013

    How a Boy Named Horst Became an Internet Sensation Known As Riff Raff

    How a quiet kid from Copperfield morphed into today's most enigmatic rapper.

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Michael Berry's Dead Osama Pep Rally

    Photos by John Nova LomaxWheels fit for a celebration.​Early yesterday, Michael Berry, the former Boy Wonder of Houston politics turned radio rabble-rouser, sent out a press release plugging a "Houston Celebration: Osama Bin Laden Dead." The event would be later that day at Hefley's, a Texalic ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2010

    Lawn Mower Man

    Kenneth Page followed his peculiar dream from Texas to Florida.

  • Culture

    October 29, 2009

    Empty Injuries

    Why isn't this Alley world premiere more moving?

  • Calendar

    May 28, 2009

    Astrodome Cinema

    CAMH takes a look at the former 8th Wonder of the World

  • Music

    May 21, 2009
  • Culture

    March 26, 2009

    King Tut Is Back

    Lawndale unveils the King Tut exhibit of the future.

  • News

    August 28, 2008

    The Passion of Victoria Osteen

    A flight attendant went after the Osteens in court, bringing on trials and tribulation for one and all

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2007

    Miss Pop Rocks: Farewell, Evel Knievel

    Miss Pop Rocks will admit she isn’t a huge fan of Evel Knievel. More of a child of the ‘80s than the ‘70s, she is too young to remember watching Evel attempt the jumps over Snake River Canyon or the fountains at Caesars Palace. But her significant other, Mr. Pop Rocks, who was born at the ta ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    October 26, 2006

    Latin Bummer

    Just Cause features acres and acres of . . . foliage.

  • Home Entertainment

    August 31, 2006

    Road Rage

    In FlatOut 2, life is a highway strewn with carnage

  • Music

    September 22, 2005

    Cre Cuts

    On the phone with the Mtley bunch

  • Music

    November 4, 2004

    Die, Jeff Buckley, Die!

    It's time to put a bullet through the head of this zombie

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    The Slurpees

    Flavors of Everyday Life (Brain Freeze)

  • Film

    January 15, 2004

    Torque Out

    Motorcycle sound and fury signify nothing -- but do kinda rock

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2003
  • Calendar

    April 10, 2003

    Where the Kid Stuff Ends

    Shel Silverstein had a dirty mouth

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2003
  • Film

    January 24, 2002

    Sam I Slam

    Sean Penn plays retarded for Oscar, and audiences aren't rewarded

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Larry Perdido

    Head chef and co-owner, Saba Blue Water Cafe

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Use for the Astrodome

    Mock naval battles

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Back to the Futurist

    The guy who designed Cadillac Ranch wants to build a dolphin space station. Is it any wonder UH is divided over the return of Doug Michels?