• Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    The Coolest and Uncoolest Songs About America's Coolest City (Us)

    Above is Dean Martin doing "Houston" on his television show. Epic fail, but nice outfit. As you may have read, Forbes magazine recently determined that, by their measurement criteria, Houston is now America's coolest/hippest city. Of course, while the rest of the world has looked down its nose for ... More >>

  • News

    November 17, 2011

    Texas Tweakers

    James "Bull" Durham burned down his mother's house while cooking meth. In Angelina County, the jail is full of guys like him..

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Taking Dogs to Restaurants and Bars: Why Stop There? (Five Other Options to Consider)

    Take me to the porno shop, please.​Houston, all of a sudden, has given rise to a movement demanding that people be allowed to take their dogs to restaurants and bars. The Boneyard Drinkery on Washington Avenue, for instance, exists just so people can do that. Why stop there? There are plenty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Ten Movies You Won't Get Into at Sundance

    ​The Sundance Film Festival kicks off this week in Park City, Utah. The venerable fest enters its 33rd year with many once again questioning the organizers' commitment to independent film. Recent incarnations have debuted underground fare from art houses like Fox Searchlight and Sony Pictures ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 21, 2010

    Tuna Does Vegas

    Gomorrah was never so wickedly funny

  • Film

    March 12, 2009

    RegularFellas In Gomorrah

    The Average Giuseppes of organized crime

  • Film

    May 29, 2008

    Cannes Class of 2008

    A jury divided unites around Laurent Cantet's schoolhouse drama

  • Film

    April 18, 2002

    Rock in Role

    As The Scorpion King, the People's Champ doth layeth the smacketh down

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    God's a Joke

    The Reverend Jeffrey Eernisse preaches the gospel of divine comedy