State Senator Robert Deuell is being sued by Houston-based Texas Right to Life because according to court papers the Greenville senator had his lawyers try and stop radio ads the pro-life group was airing against him. First some background. Deuell, who is a doctor, had introduced SB 303, a bill tha ... More >>
A herd of headless deer, the looming threat of disease and Big Government in Texas's thriving trophy buck industry.
Ranking the 30 best Texas albums of the past 30 years seemed like an impossible task. We did it anyway.
The somber-sounding Sanctified is a rollicking good time.
where's the military when the chips are down?
Rocks Off likes to troll the musicians section of Craigslist in an effort to catch interesting acts at their very inception. Usually we get the same old thing day in and day out: Need FOC (Friend of Christ) bass player for worship band. Must have ride. 18 SERIOUS singer looking for band. Ma ... More >>
It's St. Patrick's Day, and as many of you have discovered, it is the only day out of the year when our normally free and enlightened society requires you to wear a certain color lest sudden and shocking violence be inflicted upon you. Every year on March 17, pinch-related emergency room visi ... More >>
Dan Klores CommunicationsTommy, can you hear me?Tonight House Of Blues welcomes the traveling underage rock revue School Of Rock as they re-create highlights from 1985's Live Aid concerts. SOR features three bands or teens and preteens rocking out and learning the ropes of touring and rock. ... More >>
Photo courtesy UHTomorrow is the day the Cougars have pointed toward since they won the Armed Forces Bowl back on New Year's Eve 2008. Tomorrow is the Conference USA Title Game, and all this season, the Cougar coaches and players have talked of playing in this game and winning the conference.And ... More >>
Photo courtesy UHThe Cougars had only one option on Saturday night. To advance to the C-USA title game, the Cougars had to defeat Rice. In 2008, the Cougars also had only option to take in order to advance to advance to the title game: beat Rice. The Cougars went on to suffer an embar ... More >>
The Houston Chronicle is reporting that HISD seems to have settled on Terry Grier, of the San Diego school district, to be its next superintendent. They have the sources over there, so we're inclined to believe it.Earlier this afternoon HISD spokesman Norm Uhl sent out word that the supe pick wou ... More >>
J. Garland McKee Laughin' With 'Em: Southern Negro Humor in Dialect (Americana Recording, 1969)Amos & Andy. Stepin Fetchit. Aunt Jemima. Jar Jar Binks. American history is littered with people and characters who have found success by exploiting African-American stereotypes. Meet the Rev. J. ... More >>
The good news is that the Environmental Protection Agency has issued its list of counties that don't meet the agency's standards for fine-particle air pollution, and Harris County is not on that list.The bad news is that the American Lung Association thinks it damn well should be on the list.The EPA ... More >>
Dallas may have hosted the American Idol auditions’ most recent Texas stop back in August, but it looks like a Houstonian stole the show. On last night’s episode, notoriously curt Idol judge Simon Cowell practically flipped his wig over effervescent Katy Taylor alum and Jessica Alba lookalike Ka ... More >>
Once a Drive-By Trucker, Jason Isbell strikes out on his own
Who invented the CFS? There are a lot of competing theories. Whose do you love? Better try them all to be sure.
Sure you can ferret out the slimeballs in our midst? Guess again if you're relying on standard background searches in Texas
Not many musicians have health insurance, but Murder by Death does
As Ray Charles, Jamie Foxx turns an ordinary bio into an extraordinary one
Will Linden move on to become a music mecca or fall beneath the weight of a racist past?
Lee High School dropped football, deciding golf was a better sport for its kids, no matter how poor or new to this country they might be
Breanna Brand rides out the legacy of Frog Town and family splits in her feisty race toward the BMX finish line
Mattress Mac's bowl game is a joke, after all
The murder of their loved one haunted Amy and Linda White until a Texas prison mediation program brought them together with the killer. Now they've all got their answers -- and unique justice.
Lucinda lays bare her Essence
The Texas Music Festival brings new meaning to the term "summer school"
A tale of UFOs, art collectors and the shadows of history
A Texas housewife/songwriter claims country hunk Collin Raye stole her song
A new collection confirms Ray Charles's position as the architect of soul
Blues, soul, rock, country? Who cares? To Little Milton, it's just music.