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  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Aimee Mann at House of Blues, 9/30/2013

    Aimee Mann feat. Ted Leo House of Blues September 30, 2013 House of Blues showed off a slightly different side Sunday: coffeehouse style. It was a good look. Sure, the venue has hosted seated concerts before, but last night it was missing something it sees all too often: an inattentive, inconsider ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Different Tongues: 10 Foreign Language Songs That Rule the World

    A couple of caveats to this list: first, it actually includes more than ten songs. Since one is sung primarily in English and another isn't technically a "foreign" language, they're considered halfsies, making up one whole. Also, no songs sung in Spanish are on this list. I'm not saying Spanish is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    ZZ Top Sucks. There, I Said It.

    Today ZZ Top is releasing their 15th studio album and first in nine years, LA FUTURA. By all accounts is it much-anticipated. But I'm going to out myself here and now: I do not get why people love ZZ Top. If you are one of those people, can you explain it to me like I'm five years old? Chances are ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Gothic Council Debates Best Comic Book Character

    ​Gothtopia has been tapped to be the eyes and ears of the Houston Press at Comicpalooza. Considering that the first thing that gets put up whenever we move to a new apartment is a limited-edition poster advertising Sandman: Brief Lives - which by the way hangs over a small bookshelf dedicated ... More >>

  • Film

    October 14, 2010

    Killer Instincts, Bad Knees

    Helen Mirren will cut you in Red.

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Is Iron Man 2 ScarJo's Finest Performance?

    ​Unsurprisingly, Iron Man 2 was tops at the box office last weekend. The $128.1 million haul was considered a mild disappointment by some, proving once again that even the fifth biggest opening weekend in movie history can be spun as a negative in Hollywood, where it was also argued semi-convi ... More >>