The setup: Who else in Houston are you going to trust to do justice to the creepy dysfunction and blasted-earth absurdity of Nobel Prize-winning playwright Samuel Beckett, than that theater company of raging imagination and utter theatricality, Catastrophic? If Waiting for Godot (1952) is his maste ... More >>
Pals of and folks who did business with Jerry and Wynonne Hart, who once ran Houston's top fine art and antiques auction house, say there's no way the two ran a Ponzi scheme that left consignors more than $200,000 poorer. Two years ago, Jerry, 67, and Wynonne, 64, claimed that they were unaware tha ... More >>
When a wookie outthrows you.....I preface this post, a post where I'm about to ridicule people for making awful ceremonial first pitches at professional baseball games, by saying that I would dread throwing out a first pitch at a baseball game. I would be a nervous wreck all day long leading ... More >>
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If you're like us, when you see Tea Partiers displaying imagery associating Obama with Hitler, your benefit-of-the-doubt well goes bone dry. But when we received an e-mail about a local clothing company that's gotten into the Obamanazi business, it seemed like a good opportunity to explore ... More >>
Sam Hamm writes great scripts. So why do they rarely get made?
Infernal Bridegroom's Godot is all Beckett -- pure, if not simple
Record producer Huey Meaux was a legend in the music business. Now he's an accused pedophile on the run.