• Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    Owls and Cougars Looking Good for Postseason Success

    The regular season's over for the Rice Owls and Houston Cougars baseball teams. Both teams are poised at or near the top of their conferences, riding hot streaks into their respective conference tournaments starting Wednesday. And if things go right this week, both teams are primed to host regionals ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Who Needs The Astros When You Have The Cougars And Owls?

    Houston Astros owner Jim Crane is tired of fan complaints about the crappiness of the Houston Astros. Give him $10 million and he'll gladly listen, but otherwise, just pay the team's highly inflated prices for Opening Day and shut up. It's not a very fan-friendly approach to take, especially when he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    UH Preps for UTEP While Rice Takes on Southern Miss

    It's no secret that the Houston Cougars (4-0) have problems when it comes to playing the UTEP Miners (2-2). No matter how good the Coogs might be, or how bad the Miners might be, the game is a struggle. They've played eight times, and each team has won four times. The Coogs are 2-1 for the past thr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    The Scrubs Get Major Playing Time As Coogs Glide To Easy Victory

    J.D., Turk, and the gang didn't get to play, but the rest of the Cougars bench got plenty of playing time​As the Cougars trotted off of the field after the first half on Saturday night, the question wasn't whether the Cougars would be in need of another second half comeback. That wasn't the q ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Alabama Tree Killing Lunatic Is Living in His Car (w/ Guilt Admission AUDIO)

    Roll Tide: The dark side​The numbers tell us college football has never been more popular. Television ratings are healthy, rogue ticket prices for the national championship game were the highest for any major sporting event ever, and the smell of murder is in the air. No, this time around it' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Cougars Prepare To Battle The Golden Eagles

    Last week the Golden Hurricane, this week the Golden Eagles, what next, the Golden Slumbers?​It's been a tough season for the 5-5 Houston Cougars. They lost their starting quarterback, Case Keenum, to an ACL injury in the season's third game, a loss to UCLA. They lost his back-up, Cotton Turner, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Game Time: Favre In Charge -- Season 3 Preview (w/ video of Season 1 and Season 2 recaps)

    Fortified with vicodin and drama-queen intensity​"Wow- what do you guys think of latest Favre news?? I am tied up on some other stuff this week, so I will be watching from afar like all you!" -- ESPN's Rachel Nichols on TwitterWhen I saw Rachel Nichols' tweet that she wasn't sitting in Hattiesbur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Two Top Producers Recall Their Earliest Musical Memories

    Two of the better known roots producers on the scene have radically different memories of the first music of their childhoods that gripped them by the ears and heart. Gurf Morlix, whose notable production credits include Lucinda Williams' Grammy-winning Car Wheels on a Gravel Road as well as stella ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Game Time: Brett Favre's Record Is 1-2 This Season...Look It Up!

    ​"Chain of command is very important in our thing." -- Tony SopranoIn the fifth season of The Sopranos, a bunch of old-time gangsters are released from prison back into the wild of North Jersey and the greater New York City area. Feech LaManna (played beautifully by gravely voiced silver-screen ve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    25 Reasons You Can't Talk Enough About Brett Favre Tonight

    ​It's always nice when the local pro sports squad gets national TV attention. Tonight, for instance, the Houston Texans are taking on the Minnesota Vikings on ESPN's Monday Night Football. Sure, the game doesn't really count for anything, but it's nice to get a little attention.So I've done a li ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 23, 2009

    Roast Beef and Fried Rice

    Calliope's turns out authentic New Orleans food with an Asian twist

  • Dining

    April 9, 2009
  • Music

    February 14, 2008
  • Music

    November 2, 2000

    Middle-Age Angst

    Webb Wilder is in search of a label and a way to restart his rock 'n' roll career