According to a new study, Texas is among the second-least corrupt states in the country. Of course that might be hard to believe, given recent news about Rep. Steve Stockman . The study published by the Public Administration Review is based on work by the City University of Hong Kong and Indiana U ... More >>
I think there's a spectrum of intelligence on which most board games fall, with games like Candy Land at one end and games like, say, chess at the other end. Games such as Scrabble and Monopoly fall somewhere in between, probably somewhere to the "chess" side of center. Television game shows fall o ... More >>
Phillip H. Anselmo & the Illegals Warehouse Live, January 10 It's been more than a decade since Texas metal gods Pantera broke up, but lead screamer Philip H. Anselmo still sits upon a throne of reverence in the Lone Star State's headbanging community. Anselmo's main musical project these days is N ... More >>
Company proud of effort that will hit Houston soon.
Forty-four minutes early was one minute too late for Michael Monroe Brown Tuesday when he tried to fly the low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines back to Indianapolis from a business trip to Houston Tuesday. The 22-year-old budding entrepreneur and recent Indiana University business major graduate, sa ... More >>
Just so you know, that low, persistent rumbling you feel in your gut this Sunday afternoon will have nothing to do with the Whataburger you pounded down at 3 a.m. the night before. It'll be the ultrasonic bass emanating from the popped trunks of 50 customized vehicles swangin' through Third Ward as ... More >>
America's for-profit colleges offer education only a con man (or a congressman) could love.
Sean interviewed former Oiler Spencer Tillman Friday.As we head into the back end of our trip to New Orleans for Texans-Saints Practicepalooza 2010 (also known as the "realizing there actually can be too much of a good thing" phase of the trip), I'd like to take a minute to wish a very happy thir ... More >>
How good a musician is Booker T? Along with the rest of the MGs, the house band of seminal soul imprint Stax who had several instrumental hits of their own besides backing Stax's powerhouse roster (Rufus Thomas, Albert King, Sam & Dave, Otis Redding...) throughout the '60s, the Memphis-born m ... More >>
Superstar session drummer and Dadaist marketing genius Josh Freese (Devo, A Perfect Circle, the Vandals) sells himself, his famous friends and all-you-can-eat shrimp at Sizzler to promote his new album.
Lithography never looked so good
Bill Condon's movie about Kinsey is warm -- and plenty hot, too
Houstonian James Doyle helps reclaim a neglected Broadway version of The Wizard of Oz that predates the MGM musical by 37 years
When Kilgore College staged a gay play, administrators learned there were limits to a liberal education in East Texas
Jazz pianist Danilo Perez mixes American and Latino traditions
For three years as Harris County's chief medical examiner, Dr. Joye Carter has been haunted by controversy. Can she survive?
A lack of lodging. Snarled transportation. Searing summer heat. No matter. Houston boosters say the Bayou City will be unbeatable in the bidding for the 2012 Olympics.
James Douglas has a plan to return TSU to itsformer glory. But first, he's got to keep the school out of bankruptcy and conservatorship.
Last year, Joann Horton was hired to head Texas Southern University. Now the question is: will she save it, or destroy it?