H.L. Mencken

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    The Taste: Three Chefs And A Baby

    Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public. - H.L. Mencken Greetings, Eating Our Words-ians. My name's Pete and I usually skulk over on Art Attack writing about things that nobody cares about. This includes weekly recaps of random reality shows, so when I decided to wr ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 27, 2011

    Let It Bleed

    Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch.

  • News

    April 7, 2011

    KUHF Head Mocks GOP

    As if NPR wasn't in enough trouble.

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    KUHF CEO John Proffitt Thinks You Are Stupid, Rejoices He Is No Republican

    John Proffitt gives ammo to the NPR hatahs​KUHF John Proffitt thinks you are a moron.Well, that's what you could say if you saw his Facebook page a little earlier this week.With NPR dealing with the fallout from its recent right-wing sneak attack, you'd think everyone even remotely in a position ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Gothtopia: Awen's The Bells Before Dawn

    Awen. After seeing the Dallas goth-folk group play its sole Houston performance in 2006 opening up for Verdandi (the neo-folk side project of Asmodeus X's Paul Fredric), I could only assume that Awen was a pagan-y word meaning "to leave boot prints in the colons of all who witness." There are plenty ... More >>

  • Film

    March 16, 2006

    Dust to Dust

    Robert Towne's homage to a struggling writer is something of a struggle itself

  • Culture

    June 9, 2005

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Dining

    March 10, 2005

    Mixing It Up

    The world's best chefs have turned their attention to cocktails, with surprising results

  • Film

    May 22, 2003

    Power Play

    Jim Carrey goes from physical to metaphysical comedy in Bruce Almighty

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Your Cheatin' Art

    What's the name of a reality TV show that's not always real? Cheaters.

  • Culture

    April 26, 2001

    Shearer Delight

    The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely

  • Music

    March 22, 2001


    The Groobees

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Green Horns

    Naderites have got the art car crowd and ample altruistic ardor. But they're still searching for a sporting chance.

  • Culture

    August 17, 2000

    Click Art

    Three photographers transcend the cult of personality with their revealing celebrity portraits

  • News

    January 4, 1996
  • Culture

    August 31, 1995

    No Self Benefaction

    The production of Benefactors overshadows its producer