The next time someone who's too "cool" to "get" the Beatles asks what makes them so important, ask that person what's so great about his or her nose. First, if you're lucky, you'll be treated to an entertaining look of befuddlement. Then, when you're done being amused by that, avoid launching into a ... More >>
Google Earth is celebrating the return of the baseball season with a swooping bird's-eye view of the country's ballparks.
The video zooms you in and out of cities coast-to-coast, including the Astros' Minute Maid Park.
And, of course, the New York Mets' semi-new Shea Stadium.
Not the Shea Stadium ... More >>
Photo by Margaret DowningLawrence Allen (left)Lawrence Allen Jr. might be convinced to the contrary, but the state agency that oversees redistricting confirms the seven-year member of the State Board of Education no longer lives within the boundaries of his own district.
Allen is the voice o ... More >>
A couple of years ago She Said was in Oslo, Norway, where she saw an exhibit by artist Tacita Dean chronicling the mysterious voyage of Donald Crowhurst. Dean found and photographed the Teignmouth Electron, the boat Crowhurst apparently abandoned, and collected newspaper articles from the circum ... More >>
Photos by John Seaborn GrayThe view from DunlavyWe've been following the slow end of the Wilshire Village apartment complex on Alabama, a once-charming relic that should never have seen the wrecking ball.
But the wrecking ball has come, as these photos show.Once the process of demolition began, ... More >>
It all started with an obsession. And a blog post.
The House of the Century was built in 1972 by the Ant Farm Art Collective, a group that included architects Richard Jost, a then-recent graduate of the University of Houston, and Doug Michels, founder of the collective and professor at UofH. (Ant ... More >>
Photo by Cathy MatusowHouston artist Dale Stewart died Monday at age 34. He was brilliant, and he was my friend for more than two years.Dale was fascinated by the world, and that made him a fascinating person. His obsessions were too many to count. He loved his family, adored his little girls Anna a ... More >>