Had he not been felled by assassins bullets back in 1963, President John F. Kennedy would have turned 95 years old this week. That's if old age and some tragic and wacky Kennedy curse accident wouldn't have done him in first. Would he and Jackie have spent their entire lives together, or would the ... More >>
If you go looking for vintage pulp magazine covers, it's easy to end up thinking your father's or grandfather's generation was an S&M-obsessed orgy of kink. Either men are tied up or being dominated by women in the illustrations, or vice versa. "Orgy of Kink!!!!!" would probably be a good headline ... More >>
John Cage is playing a cactus. Your argument is irrelevant. Last year at Free Press Summer Fest, we saw Stars haul out this little thingy that was basically a tiny keyboard with a mouthpiece you could blow into. It was the first time we'd ever seen a melodica played live. Since then, Rocks O ... More >>
Houston's Literary Greats sail onto the college-radio charts with Ocean, Meet the Valley.
Like many of my fellow Americans, I celebrated Independence Day with hamburgers, potato salad, and some sort of red, white, and blue dessert concoction. As much as I enjoy this federally sanctioned annual feast, I have always found it a bit strange that the holiday has become synonymous with ... More >>
Celebrate the countrys birthday at the museum
Celebrate the country's birthday at the museum
Tilda Swinton's got to be free in I Am Love.
FLASH ALERT from the Lew Rockwell blog, home to all things libertarian: Ron Paul, the Thomas Jefferson/John Adams/Solomon of our benighted day, needs your help.Warmonger Michael McCaul is gaining on Ron Paul in the final bracket of the Houston Chronicle's online poll to determine the most effect ... More >>
If you needed any more evidence that Comcast was an agent of evil on par with Al Qaeda or whomever makes those peanut-butter-filled pretzels, look no further than the cable company's inescapable local commercials featuring Sam Houston. The former Texas President/Governor is shown engaging in a varie ... More >>
Meg Baird The Sea and Cake, with Meg Baird September 22, 2007 Warehouse Live Better Than: Watching your math teacher's band play the Abyss Download: Unfortunately, the Sea and Cake don't seem to have any free downloads available. There's a YouTube video of "Crossing Line" embedded below. Guitari ... More >>
Description: Austin punk legend Tim Kerr once called them "The garage-rock Gang of Four." Writing for Popmatters.com. Jeremy Hart called them "a dangerous band," "lo-fi, full-on rock," and "rock 'n' roll at its primal best." Members: John Adams (drums), Roy Guilloteen (bass), Brian McGuilloteen ( ... More >>