Arcadia Publishing is a company specializing in affordable picture-filled books on local history across the country.
They've done books on such Houston institutions as the downtown Foley's, and now they've tackled the institution-alist Houston institution of all, NASA.
- "Tatooine" Disco ... More >>
Here go hell come, SXSW has just released the first batch of names for the 2013 festival. I know, only a week after Fun Fun Fun Fest and a month since ACL. Did you see the FPSF blog from earlier today? Yeah, time is moving too fast.
The big names on the list so far include the Zombies, Alt-J, Akro ... More >>
Tomorrow is of course Leap Year Day, a one-day extension of the year needed because the Earth can't seem to get its shit together when it comes to orbiting the sun.
It's also Sadie Hawkins Day. If you don't know what that is, it's allegedly the one day when a female can ask a man to marry her.
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Featuring a proto-beatnik jet pilotWith the possible exceptions of horses and ships, no other non-speaking entity has starred in so many motion pictures as the airplane. And we love airplanes. We love them so much we've probably seen every last airplane movie worth watching, and even more tha ... More >>
Photos by Marc BrubakerEels, The Submarines
July 22, 2011
Between songs, Mark Oliver Everett repeatedly apologized for taking so long to return to Houston. After 14 years, he'd finally brought his band Eels to town, clad in suits, sunglasses, and enough facial hair to outfit a ... More >>