It's indisputable that America loves its football. The boffo television ratings, the exploding rights fees for broadcasts, the jam packed stadiums every Saturday and Sunday, we just can't get enough. Our appetite for football is insatiable. On the first Monday of every NFL season, the league finds ... More >>
Wednesday DJ Sun, who has as good a claim as anybody we know on the title of Houston's Chillest Citizen, was kind enough to walk us through the first half of his brand-new (and first) full-length original album, One Hundred. Full-length is right, too: One Hundred stretches to 19 tracks, including a ... More >>
Do you remember when and where you heard the news about Selena? I do. I was riding the school bus when a classmate, listening to the radio on his Walkman, shouted "Selena was shot!". "How terrible", I thought to myself, thinking that maybe she was just wounded, but for sure she would recover. "No br ... More >>
Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.
Readers recount problems with DFPS
Plus: this. Minus: Tim PurpuraThe end of the Drayton McLane Era as owner of the Astros is imminent. With today's announcement that local businessman Jim Crane's purchase of our hometown ball club, we can begin to evaluate the "Houston Astros, version McLane" in full. There are a handful o ... More >>
Treats from Gilbert's.A summer vacation without the beach is like a cookie without sugar: pointless. Luckily our beautiful neighbor to the south, Miami, has yet to be affected by the negligence of BP. The city is as vibrant as ever with its glitz, glam and ever-present Latin flair. Whether yo ... More >>
No broadband?!More than a quarter-million Texans have no access to broadband service, according to figures and a new map put out today by Texas Agricultural Commissioner Todd Staples.Two questions: First, how do these people live without viral videos like "BP Execs Spill Coffee"? Second, the Agri ... More >>
Homeless Corey Black thought he'd struck gold when he says he was offered $10,000 to sell his kidney.
No Dogs Allowed. So said the city health department last week when pets and their owners were turned away from a planned "Yappy Hour" at Beaver's on Decatur. The bar and restaurant had done a considerable amount of promoting for the new event, even sending out packets of dog biscuits to th ... More >>
Photo courtesy of finnadat NO SOUP FOR YOU!No Dogs Allowed. So said the city health department last week when pets and their owners were turned away from a planned "Yappy Hour" at Beaver's on Decatur. The bar and restaurant had done a considerable amount of promoting for the new eve ... More >>
Hitchcock hits the rails in his 1938 release
Houston's Spain Colored Orange drops the Charade and inks an indie record deal
Did Donnie Riley kill Tarron Dixon, or was he shooting at someone else in a different Houston neighborhood that night 13 years ago?
Tamarie goes to Hollywood
Los Bros Hernandez return, bearing Love and Rockets
Pinkerton guards are supposed to keep criminals at bay. But sometimes, they are the criminals.
A pair of unlikely allies trade wisecracks and fight evil. The twist: one's a dragon.
What's Eating Gilbert Grape -- growing up eccentric in a small Iowa town
The Actors Workshop is on-key and off-a-runnin' with Ken Ludwig's farce Lend Me A Tenor