Subject: Inc.

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Pop Rocks: The Black Hole of Infotainment

    Jesus christ...​I wonder sometimes if we're approaching the singularity in entertainment reporting. A "singularity," as we all know, is the point in which gravitational forces cause matter to have an infinite density and zero volume. If we define "density" as "number of stories and/or article ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Idol Beat: I Do Not Like That

    ​Only nine hopefuls remain in this, the 10th season of American Idol (AKA the Greatest Talent Competition Since the Battle of the Bands at San Dimas High School). It's time to separare the wheat from the chaff, the post-adolescents from the mere adolescents, those who are "in it to win it" fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Rocks Off's Must-See Music Picks For SXSW '11

    ​As you may have heard, there's a teeny-tiny little music festival going on in Austin later this week. Some of the early birds on team Rocks Off are either already there or well on their way, as a matter of fact. With more than 2,000 artists playing the official part of SXSW alone, trying to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    A Rock in a Hard Place

    The sweet smell of secession​In five years, we will mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the bloodiest war in U.S. history, and yet a stupefying number of people still don't comprehend how flying a flag associated with treason and -- more to the point -- racism might not be the best idea: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    It's Good To Be Old(er)

    We've all been there, sweetheart.​I'm sure you've been busy with your familial obligations this past week, but just in case you missed the Big News, Miley Cyrus has gone and done it again: Racy new photos of Miley Cyrus were leaked online last night including a shot of her assistant pretendin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    So Who Hasn't Gotten Naked?

    W Magazine: All about the art.​In the latest news from the Land That Talent Forgot, Kim Kardashian has gone starkers for the November issue of W Magazine: Kim Kardashian has bared all on the cover of a fashion magazine. The reality star, who turns 30 on Oct. 21, appears nude on W Magazine's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    The Five Best Halloween Warnings Forwarded By Frantic Moms

    FORWARD THIS E-MAIL TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW!!!!!​Oooooo -- Halloween!! So scary for young kids!!And for adults who insist on forwarding every e-mail from some AOL account carrying dire warnings of Halloween horror.Our five favorites:5. That candy has crystal meth!!Subject: HALLOWEEN WARNINGHALLOWEEN ... More >>

  • Film

    October 7, 2010

    Remedial Ed

    Davis Guggenheim ignores too many inconvenient truths in Waiting for "Superman."

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Arianna Huffington: Saving The Middle Class One Book At A Time

    Hero of the middle class​Last night, a full house at Wortham Center applauded her criticisms of government and laughed at her self-deprecating humor. They loved her support of the middle class and her accusations that the media is failing to tell the right stories. Arianna Huffington was a hit.And ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2010

    Arianna Huffington

    The Lady of the Left brings her newest book to Houston

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Ingredient of the Week: Mole

    rikomatic​What is it? You can't live in this great city of ours and escape the enigma that is mole, the complex, dramatic sauce that covers enchiladas, chicken and even French fries (if that sort of thing suits you). It's pronounced moh-lay, just in case you've been living under a rock (or y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    What Rhymes With Anahuac? We Ask The Rapping Weatherman

    Nick Kosir, Beaumont's Rapping Weatherman, has a posse​We wrote about Beaumont's rapping weatherman Nick Kosir last week, and as we mentioned then, we weren't the first to do so. ESPN2's Sports Nation, The Huffington Post and the ever-illustrious Ryan Seacrest have all recognized Kosir for his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Pop Rocks: The Passion Of The K-Stew

    ​Much hay is being made of Kristen Stewart's ("Bella" in the Twilight movies) comments to British Elle magazine about the perils of fame. This one in particular: On the paparazzi: "What you don't see are the cameras shoved in my face and the bizarre intrusive questions being asked, or the peo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    It's No "Get a Brain, Morans," But We Like It

    ​Congratulations to Houston Press photographer Bryan Williams, whose (in)famous pic from last February's Sarah Palin/Rick Perry rally now belongs to the ages, or the Huffington Post, as the case may be: Last year we set to work to find the funniest (whether intentionally so or not) protest si ... More >>

  • News

    April 8, 2010

    Third Ward High

    The 2010 Yates championship team proved nobody does it better.

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Pop Rocks: One Of Our Boners Is Missing

    ​Andrew Koenig, who played Mike Seaver's best friend "Boner" on Growing Pains, went missing last week in Vancouver. His sister, Danielle Koenig, said he was last seen Feb. 14 in Vancouver, where he was visiting friends, Zap2It reports. He was to have flown out Feb. 16 but didn't make the flight. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Bob "Crazy Heart" Woodruff Reflects on "King of the Road"

    For a country singer who vanished from sight for ten years, Los Angeles songwriter Bob Woodruff has been in the press quite a bit lately. Two weeks ago, the Huffington Post (ahem) compared him to Bad Blake in the Oscar-nominated movie Crazy Heart, and Andrew Dansby of the Houston Chronicle devoted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Memo to Huffington Post: Please Stop Ripping Us Off, Douchebags

    ​As anyone with a television knows, the new Jeff Bridges movie Crazy Heart is all the rage. In fact, it is such a rage that even the pseudo-hipsters at Huffington Post are aware of it. A few days back, Los Angeles songwriter Bob Woodruff sent Lonesome Onry and Mean a link to an article Jesse Kornb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    How To Help Wall Street Bankers In Haiti's Time Of Need

    ​We Americans are a generous people. In the days after the devastating Haitian earthquake, we whipped out our credit cards and donated millions to relieve that stricken, jinxed nation.But until Thursday, when the Huffington Post got wind of the practices, the major credit companies (including ... More >>

  • News

    December 3, 2009

    Noncombat Deaths: Another Casualty of War

    The mass shooting at Fort Hood was just one of a growing number of troubling military deaths, murders and suicides.

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Five Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for Geeks and Nerds

    Friday, October 30th. The day before Halloween. Not that we think this fact has escaped you, dear, dear reader. But we know exactly what predicament you're in. It's clear by the panic on your face. You don't have a Halloween costume, do you? Shame shame. But we figured. Although it's usually par f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Oh My God, How Did I Not Know Gwyneth Paltrow Has A Stupid Website?

    I am such a Johnny-come-lately to this party, I fear. But then again, perhaps it is for the best that I did not realize any sooner that Gwyneth Paltrow has what has to be the most self-indulgent, ridiculous website ever, and it's named -- for some reason -- Goop (with the tagline "Nourish the Inner ... More >>

  • Music

    May 21, 2009

    Cattle Decapitation

    The proud vegans in this San Diego grindcore outfit welcome you to The Harvest Floor.

  • News

    April 23, 2009

    Wild Rides

    Between serious safety and environmental concerns, the Toyota Prius isn't the angel that everyone thinks it is.

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    I Can't Get Enough of That Susan Boyle Woman

    Many moons ago, I blogged about not being able to stop watching that clip on Dancing with the Stars where Marie Osmond fainted (the post was titled "I Can't Get Enough of Marie Osmond Fainting.") People called me out, saying I was a "sick pervert" and that I represented everything that was wrong wit ... More >>

  • News

    August 28, 2008

    Not Easy Being Green

    LEED certification is oddly expensive in Houston

  • News

    July 14, 2005

    Wish You Were Here

    Greetings from Gitmo