Last month marked the end of one of the great musical feuds of the 1990s.
Any Britpop fan knows you can either be a fan of Oasis or of Blur, but not a fan of both. The two bands hated each other's guts and were in constant competition throughout the decade. So all of us in the press were shocked wh ... More >>
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This is the second part of a three-part chef chat series. Read Part 1 here and look for Part 3 in this same space Friday.
Yesterday, we chatted with Chef Bobby Matos about why he became a chef, and why he chose culinary sch ... More >>
Investigators with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals say they've discovered more videos of animal torture linked to two Houstonians already charged with mutilating and killing a puppy and kitten on video.
Stephanie Bell, associate director of PETA's cruelty investigations department, ... More >>
March 20, 2012
"Tell your tale and listen too, as others tell their tale to you," stated Valerie June around the start of her set Tuesday, framing the tone for the rest of the night. "Find a point at which you meet, and form a bond that's strong and sweet. But if your lif ... More >>
Hot Wheels was, for a while, perhaps the coolest invention ever.
Built to go much, much faster than the staid old Matchbox cars, Hot Wheels also came with a DIY track where you could start them off high and have them leap off a ramp into something expensive in the living room, thereby earnin ... More >>
Photos by Katharine ShilcuttEvery time I gaze down on its bright lights from my balcony at night, the Greyhound bus station taunts me. Look past the homeless man deliberately coughing on cars as they drive by and the cab driver yelling at the drug dealers, and you'll see it too: the bright bl ... More >>
Wild West in MidtownA man who tried to smuggle guns on a Greyhound bus and then engaged in a wild downtown shootout with police apparently killed himself after being injured, Houston police say.
The exchange of shots and SWAT team reaction to the man barricading himself in a parking garage l ... More >>
HPDLucky Ward: HPD says he's strangled five victimsHouston police are saying a man they have charged with one murder is linked to four others, all strangulations.
Lucky Ward, 46, had been charged with murdering a homeless woman near the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in September; today he ... More >>
Stock photo courtesy of McDonald's because - unlike other menu items - the smoothies really do look just like this.At a chili cookoff a few months ago, I struck up a conversation with one of Houston's many McDonald's franchise owners. The gentleman had owned and operated the McDonald's near t ... More >>
Don't ride with strangersHer car got towed from a McDonald's parking lot, and she ended up dead.Raquel Mundy, 24, dropped off her two children and her mother at the Greyhound bus station downtown about 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning. She made the mistake of parking at the nearby McDonald's, where tow ... More >>
It's been 25 years since Tipper Gore and the ladies of the PMRC (Parents Music Resource Center) self-righteously rode the the rescue of delicate ears across America, claiming that rock music was "infecting the youth of the world with messages they cannot handle." It was the 1950s all over again. Th ... More >>