John Holmes

  • Film

    August 1, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Y'all Musta Forgot: Scarface's The Fix

    Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or not, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email Scarface The Fix (Geffen, 2005) ​The Fix is the seventh solo LP from Scarface, the album that h ... More >>

  • Music

    January 21, 2010

    Giant Steps

    Homey Heights cafe King Biscuit hosts a first-rate jazz jam.

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: More on California Honky-Tonk Zelig Larry Hosford

    Photos by Charlie McGovernl-r: Ramsay Midwood, Kip Boardman, Tony Gilkyson, Don Heffington, Larry Hosford, 1998​ We've just listened to his duet with Larry Hosford on "Reno Is a Late Night Town," and Mike Stinson looks up and grins like he's just heard Dwight Yoakam is going to cut another one of ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Washington Ave. Drinkery's Wad Shooter

    Photo by Daniel KramerIf I may, let me try to describe the scene I witnessed when I walked into the Washington Ave. Drinkery (4115 Washington Ave., 713-426-3617) on a recent Friday night: A girl was doing some sort of rodeo cowboy move on the dance floor; there was double P.D.A. happening at the bar ... More >>

  • News

    November 27, 2008

    Turkeys of the Year

    DA Chuck Rosenthal flies off with top honors

  • Culture

    September 25, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    December 27, 2007

    The Best DVDs of 2007

    They made old movies feel new again

  • Home Entertainment

    August 24, 2006
  • Calendar

    July 1, 2004
  • News

    March 4, 2004

    Rocket Man

    How one enterprising Johnson Space Center physicist followed his dream to Hollywood and porn stardom

  • Film

    October 16, 2003

    Holmes Fried

    Wonderland leaves you wondering about its characters

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2003

    The Jizz Age

    X-rated starlets bust through the fourth wall

  • News

    May 16, 2002

    Doobieous Bust

    Undercover cops infiltrate a pro-pot event, but don't weed out much from the crowd

  • Music

    January 24, 2002

    Money Mark

    Change Is Coming (Emperor Norton Records)

  • Film

    June 28, 2001

    E.T. the Extra-Tutorial

    Kubrick seems to guide Spielberg's hand in the ponderous A.I.

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Dr. Carter's Blunt Trauma

    The chief medical examiner dissects the media while offering her theories on life in her autobiography

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Sand in Your Craw?

    Make yourself heard

  • Film

    May 11, 2000

    Middle-Age Crazy

    The Lifestyle goes where no documentary has gone before: suburban group sex

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Shame, Shame, Shame

    Judge Ted Poe's shame-based punishments have brought him fame and the D.A.'s job...if he wants it

  • News

    August 12, 1999

    A Civil Action

    Despite the county's outlook, the Oregon police shooting case is still very much alive

  • News

    June 17, 1999
  • News

    March 7, 1996

    Truth or Consequences

    Jon Lindsay is an admitted liar and an accused perjurer. Should Harris County voters take him at his word - again?

  • News

    March 24, 1994

    Crime & Punishment

    Ten years ago, Anthony Ray Westley entered a bait shop to commit a crime. Was it a crime worth dying for?

  • News

    March 17, 1994

    Open Season on Open Seats

    D.A.s told it's okay to go after judgeships, but not after judges