John Hancock

  • Culture

    June 12, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Four Gung-Ho Patriotic Tunes That Are Actually British

    ​Monday, July 4th, you'll celebrate Independence Day. We say you'll celebrate it because we will have already done our celebrating on the proper day... July 2. That's the day the Continental Congress voted to tell King George III to kiss their grits. It's true that the Declaration of Independe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Game Time: Whaler Fan Fest -- Houston Oiler Fans May Know How I Feel

    Hartford Whalers: They live on as a dessert​"Somewhere along the line, we will see you in another place in another time. God bless all of you fans. Remember one thing, you may have lost the NHL, but you have not lost the memories." -- Chuck Kaiton, the voice of the Hartford Whalers after the Whal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Five Foods of Our Founding Fathers (And Mothers)

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Upcoming Events

    Photo by GroovehouseGet 'em while you can!​Don't forget: This Sunday is your chance to meet Robb Walsh in person, and even get his John Hancock on his newest book -- The Tex-Mex Grill and Backyard Barbacoa -- at the West Alabama Ice House (1919 W. Alabama) starting at 2 p.m. The event is free ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Post-Valentine's Day Relationship Rescue Songs

    So Valentine's Day is over, and you spent all your dough on Cupid swag for that special sweetie, which hopefully bought your way out of the doghouse for the time being. But if not, Casanova, your Rocks Off homies still have your back - provided you have an iTunes account. Sentimentally speaking, wha ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2008

    Kinky Friedman

    Houston gets Kinky for animals in need

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2008

    Tomie dePaola

    One of the most beloved children’s authors reads from his latest offering, Brava, Strega Nona!

  • Film

    July 3, 2008

    Hancock Is A Superzero

    The movie squanders potential greatness with lame humor and a half-baked hero

  • Calendar

    July 8, 2004

    Mini Cooperstown

    Swing by the All-Star FanFest

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Bookstore

    The Book Collector

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2003

    Sporting Goods

    Memorabilia show offers rarities, photo ops

  • Calendar

    June 13, 2002

    Write On

    Jim Maxfield's Tanglewood Pharmacy is home to the autographs of the rich and famous

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Radio Gaga

    A KISS goodbye?

  • Calendar

    May 20, 1999
  • Film

    November 19, 1998

    Allen's Landing

    Woody's clever Celebrity charts the descending pain of fame

  • Calendar

    August 18, 1994