A funny thing happened to our old buddy Snoop Dogg last year: he got religion. And not just any old religion, either. In a move that we probably should have seen coming, the Doggfather formally embraced the Rastafari movement, a Jamaican spiritual ideology with fewer than a million adherents worldwi ... More >>
The raw fish and raw meat here are so delicately and deliciously rendered, you might think about giving up on the whole fire thing.
Jean-Philippe Gaston, the sous chef at Haven, is curling vermillion-colored slices of yellowfin tuna into elegant half-rosettes with his fingers before placing them gently on a white plate, all in a gently curving row. It doesn't take long; he plates as swiftly and surely as he cut the ribbons of fi ... More >>
Leaked document reveals the secrets of the GOP's coded language.
A week or so ago, you may remember, I wrote a post about the auction for Bobby Petrino's crash-damaged motorcycle. The majority of the post was an outline of my idea to turn the crumpled-up love machine into a profit center by selling photo opportunities for fans to pose on the bike. At the end o ... More >>
It's not nature's way, it's Houston'sIf we were to list all the great, terrific things Texas, Our Texas has given to civilization, we would be here all day. (Two words: Jessica Simpson.) Unfortunately, Texas has also gifted America and the world with some things the world and America would n ... More >>
Kickoff for the big Texans-Cowboys game (aka "Wade Phillips Farewell") is drawing nigh.We will have analysis from our sports guys today and tomorrow. We have already had the utter lameness of "trash talk" between the mayors. (What does this even mean, from KTRK: "It gives me a much better feeling ... More >>
Tomorrow night at 2016 Mainstage, Houston gets to relive its (our?) dark white-rap past when Dallas native Vanilla Ice hits the stage at the venue formerly known Sammy's On Main. Yes, that Vanilla Ice, from our haughty neighbors to the north who can do no wrong in the eyes of Texas Monthly. ... More >>
(I want you all to watch in amazement while I introduce you to the literary technique known as the "shplegue". This stands for "shameless plug that turns into a segue." Watch and learn...)I'm not sure how many of you have seen the web-based tragicomedy Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, but this co ... More >>
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Who says you can't judge a book by its cover? It appears that banks and other lenders know a trustworthy face when they see one - or at least that's what a study co-authored by Rice professor of real estate finance Jefferson Duarte indicates.Using loan information and photographs from the website Pr ... More >>
Sean Avery of the NHL's Dallas Stars was suspended for an indefinite period by the NHL on Tuesday for comments he made in Calgary on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters, he made a comment about several players dating his "sloppy seconds." And I know most of you in Houston would rather talk high school fo ... More >>
So I was in Amsterdam for the weekend – working on those frequent flyer miles – and I missed the Texans’ 33-27 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. However, the BBC World Service did manage to show highlights from the Titans/Jaguars game. After the game, Gary Kubiak went with the “we had a ... More >>
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The renaissance cowboy cut a wide swath through the West, and inspired a generation of songwriters
Bill Clinton wakes 'em up, for a while, at Rice
A buyer's guide to celebrity fragrances
Trouble for "Texas Troubadour" Chris Knudson
Dead or Alive 4 finally gets hardcore
The Nick-and-Jessica split, tarot-style
The top WTF moments of 2005
In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise.
With the help of city government, Matthew Knowles hopes to find the next Destiny's Child. You got a problem with that?
Horton hears a Who in Seussical
Racket proposes a rock radio revolution. Clear Channel beats him to the punch.
Houston actually pulls off one crazy week
Radio Disney provides a safe haven for little ears, and guilty pleasures for the rest of us