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Ivy League

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    Upcoming: Alice in Chains, Baths, Gary Numan, Jimmy Buffett, OneRepublic, Tech N9ne, etc.

    Against Me!: With Cheap Girls, Laura Stevenson., Sun., March 16, 7:30 p.m., $17 to $19. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838. Alice In Chains: Tue., April 29, 7 p.m., $40 to $49. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551. Baths: With Young Fathers., Fri., April 18, 8 p.m. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Upcoming: Amon Amarth, Big Smo, Deadstring Brothers, Flyleaf, Sevendust, Tiesto, etc.

    40 Oz To Freedom: With Cassette Tape., Sat., December 14, 8 p.m., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002. Amon Amarth: CHANGED With Skeletonwitch, Enslaved., Wed., January 22, 7 p.m., $25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837. Band of Heathens: Sat., December 21, 8 ... More >>

  • News

    February 21, 2013

    Zack Kopplin, The 19-Year-Old Face of the Anti-Creationist Movement

    Having fought his battles in Louisiana, the Rice University student is now ready for Texas and any move to put faux science in the public schools here.

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Upcoming: Grizzly Bear, Bad Religion, NKOTB, R. Kelly, Dillon Francis, Gaslight Anthem, etc.

    Adnan Sami: Sat., March 23, 8 p.m., $35.00-$250.00. Arena Theatre, 7326 SW Freeway, Houston. Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys: Sat., Feb. 9, 9:30 p.m., $18. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston. Bad Religion: With Against Me!, Polar Bear Club., Wed., March 13, 7 p.m., $25-$35. House of Blue ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 29, 2011

    Double Jeopardy

    Seth Alverson painted exact duplicates of his unsold artworks and hung them side by side to sell as sets. Is this an exercise in futility, an act of genius or both?

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Five Presidents Who Could Kick Chuck Norris's Ass

    Abe Lincoln: Let's get rrrrready to rrrrumble​In our continuing series of scholarly meditations on the United States Presidency, we now bring you a list of five presidents who could kick the crap out of Chuck Norris. Of note: only one of the top five served after 1908, although two honorable m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Jerry Eversole's Trial: The Winners and Losers

    The youthful Eversole, before the feds started pestering him.​Jerry Eversole surprised a lot of people when he escaped conviction on bribery charges. A hung jury ended in a mistrial, but prosecutors expect to take another swing at it soon. In the meantime, everyone is poking through the wrec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Houston Rockets -- Screwed City

    Daniel KramerDaryl Morey needs to go big time​It's no surprise that Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey has a Facebook page. And it's not one of those aloof "Fan" pages, either, where all you can do is click "Like." Morey has one of those "regular guy" Facebook pages where you can send him me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Doug Glanville: A Book That's Interesting But Superficial

    He was there for the Steve Bartman game‚ÄčDoug Glanville wasn't the greatest player to ever play major league baseball. He lasted just nine seasons in the majors, playing for three teams, and getting only 1,100 hits. He was never exactly a household name. But unlike most of the people in the majors, ... More >>

  • News

    June 10, 2010

    Cowboy Down

    Rob Krentz's family talks about the life and death of the murdered Arizona rancher.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Game Time: The Caballo Chronicles, Volume 2: A Look at MLB's 20 Biggest Contracts Ever

    ​This is my second go round living in Houston. Prior to moving back here in the summer of 2007, the last time I was an H-town resident was between 1994 and 2001. As an Astro fan, that means I was here when the Bagwell/Biggio nucleus finally broke through in 1997 and made the playoffs, I was he ... More >>

  • News

    October 30, 2008

    A Mainstream Mormon's Test of Faith

    Seven months have passed since the polygamist raid in Eldorado, but the effects linger

  • News

    April 10, 2008

    Chess Masters at UT-Brownsville

    An open-admissions university has become a national powerhouse in the collegiate game.

  • News

    February 28, 2008

    Barack Obama and Me

    It was the year 2000 and I was a young hungry reporter in Chicago covering a young hungry state legislator

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2007
  • Culture

    April 5, 2007

    Mexican-American Culture

    Pancho Villa's purloined pate

  • News

    February 15, 2007

    Remembering Molly

    She was always more than what she seemed

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • News

    January 1, 2004

    Harvard and the Boogeyman

    Will it be the Aeros' brawler or brainiac who gets to the NHL?

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Kane Mutiny

    The industry's initial reaction to Welles's masterwork should serve as a lesson to WorldFest filmmakers

  • Film

    March 30, 2000

    Boneheaded

    If it only had a brain: The Skulls struggles to form an original thought

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Rappies

    The age of rapping movies in Houston is now

  • News

    October 29, 1998

    Easygoing George W. Bush

    With help from Democrats Pete Laney and Bob Bullock, Bush has been a Republican governor Texans love. But who'll be his pals if he sets his sights on the presidency?

  • Film

    September 17, 1998

    Family-Style Friction

    Strife stirs relatives in the sentimental One True Thing

  • News

    December 25, 1997

    The TAAS Buster

    For years, Harriet Ball miraculously boosted the test scores of academically at-risk kids in Houston. Finally, educators across the country are taking note.

  • News

    December 18, 1997

    A Family Affair

    Roland Garcia has the political backing to be the U.S. Attorney for South Texas. He also has a brother imprisoned for murder and drug trafficking -- a fact he somehow forgot to tell his congressional sponsors. That may not be enough to disqualify him, but

  • News

    October 9, 1997

    The Unchanging Face of Milby

    For more than 70 years, Milby High School has educated working class kids from the East End. In the early 1960s, I was one of them. I recently went back to Milby to see not what had changed, but what, if anything, remained.

  • Calendar

    May 5, 1994
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