"The InPORNant!" No?Matt Damon has always seemed like a pretty personable guy. He comes across as pretty smart, isn't known for being a cad (poor Minnie Driver notwithstanding) or acting like a jackass in public, and generally seems like one of the few celebrities we might actually invite int ... More >>
Cake: California Fashion NuggetsOne of the biggest headliners, and they are all headliners, of this weekend's Houston Press Best of Houston® BestFest is Cake, the quirky Sacramento pop-rock act responsible for radio favorites like "The Distance," "Short Skirt/Long Jacket" and "Never There," ... More >>
Saucy rockers Cake and Houston's own alt-country insurgents Buxton are the first two acts confirmed for the inaugural Houston Press Best of Houston® BestFest, or "BestFest," the two-day festival scheduled for September 24 and 25 at the Midtown "superblock" between McGowen, Main, Travis and A ... More >>
You know "I Will Survive." Everybody knows "I Will Survive." Aliens know "I Will Survive." Dogs know "I Will Survive." Dogs who are aliens know "I Will Survive." Gloria Gaynor's 1979 disco anthem, written by the same producers who wrote "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel" and "Reunited," has l ... More >>
Every day Rocks Off trolls the tubes of you in search of the best and the worst of musical videos. If you have a video that you think deserves to be video of the day, send a link to jef_rouner at yahoo dot com. Rocks Off has very little to say on this. It's a small boy named Leonard Martinez ... More >>
Jenni Rivera flirts with pop crossovers but remains true to regional Mexican music.
A handcrafted tour of the best, most obscure places to lean on a stool in Houston.
Last Wednesday evening's positivity-ruining shootings at TSU's "Trae Day" block party were a fine example of how ignorance and violence can crash even the most uplifting party, but also of something else: Sometimes we get lucky (or blessed, depending on your theological viewpoint). In three separat ... More >>
Who knew one song would take Gloria Gaynor from Newark to the Jones Hall stage with the Houston Symphony? Yes, she's had other hits ("Never Can Say Goodbye" and "I Am Who I Am"), but it's "I Will Survive" that people most remember. And it's a sure thing that Gaynor's signature song will be the h ... More >>
After 30 years, shes still surviving
Night of the Furies
A psychedelic pioneer and the drug that helped do him in are both sorely missed
Humor is in the i of the beholder for fans of the Magnetic Fields
A rundown of every act on this year's bill
Song and dance in the Outback, where guys will be gals