• Calendar

    October 14, 2010

    Salvadoran American Cultural Day

    We think the festival's title lost something in translation - like an extra day

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    I Wanna Be Your Dog (Or Cat): The Mad Libs Edition

    Hair Balls was cleaning out our closet the other day and, right there next to our old Little League uniform and a fossilized finger-bone of Jimmy Hoffa, was a stack of old Mad Libs books. It unleashed a flood of memories -- staying up past bedtime with friends, laughing like fools as we co ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 10, 2009


    It’s time to cut those apron strings, Penélope

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    The Worst Lyrics of 2008: NCAA-Style Showdown

    And now it's time for the "I love you like a fat kid loves cake" memorial Worst Lyrics of 2008, March Madness-style tournament, this year a terrifying mélange of appalling oral-sex requests, bargain-bin philosophies, grammatical atrocities, and cringe-inducing pillow talk. To elevate the drama, I p ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 4, 2008
  • Calendar

    July 24, 2008


    The Houston Center for Photography offers a visual take on Mad Libs

  • Music

    September 20, 2007

    Tonk Blokes And the Mean Streets Of Da R.O.

    Ten things I read about Houston on, the Wikipedia of the hood

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Ellis Paul

    Ellis Paul performs Sunday, May 13, at the Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, 713-528-5999.

  • Music

    June 9, 2005

    Angular Acid-Glam Gorecore?

    Too much music, too many genres

  • Culture

    April 6, 2000

    Feminism in Pumps

    Spike Heelsprobes the sexist underbelly of the student-mentor relationship à la Pygmalion