It was the morning of April 3 when we first saw the headlines, and it seemed like an innocent enough story at the time -- out for a Sunday, Arkansas head football coach Bobby Petrino crashed his motorcycle and was taken to the hospital to treat some non-life threatening injuries. In a statement iss ... More >>
Saturday night, given the choice between staying at home with me to watch the annual Denard Robinson Tear-Notre-Dame's-Heart-Out-And-Show-It-To-Them-Apalooza (and experiencing the corresponding remote control throwing that goes with it) and going out to dinner with her girlfriends to a nice restaura ... More >>
Since the advent of the internet, more specifically YouTube and social media, as a means for virtually anyone with a laptop and a nearby wi-fi connection to convey his or her thoughts, it seems as though the best way to get noticed is to perform the following sequence: 1. Scream your thoughts as l ... More >>
Check out our slideshow of the Houston Texans' season opener against the Dolphins. Could Sunday have been any better? 80-degree day. Sun shining. Birds singing. NFL football back in our lives. Oh and someone left a whole book of Burger King coupons in the lobby of my building. SCORE! So yeah there ... More >>
There's only one really bad thing about the anti-clotting pill Pradaxa. You can't fall or get cut while taking it because once you start bleeding, there's almost no way to stop it. There's no reversal agent, no antidote.
You think I'm an ignorant savage And you've been so many places I guess it must be so The lyrics of "Colors of the Wind" -- so inspiring to eight-year-old girls everywhere -- probably were not written with Luerissie Ross in mind. She's a stripper who goes by the name of Pocahantas -- for all those ... More >>
The "gust of wind" that blew Bobby Petrino off of his motorcycle swallowed up another victim on Monday. The Weber State football team now joins the University of Arkansas, Petrino's wife, Petrino's kids, Jessica Dorrell, the pride and self-esteem of Dorrell's fiancé Josh Morgan, and a slew of othe ... More >>
What we appreciate most this year.
Like most years, 2011 has been...complicated. We've heard some great music, seen some killer shows and lost some amazing people. We also nearly lost one of our own. That's how it goes in this world and it's why the things we are thankful for take on added meaning as the year begins to wind down. Th ... More >>
Cowboys don't drink wine? Thems fightin' words.The Wall Street Journal on Friday ran a story about the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo containing two things we thought we would never see. First, we never thought anyone would accuse the rodeo of being erudite. Second, we never imagined it w ... More >>
Readers chime in on Battle of the Bands
Son LamAfter keeping Houston in suspense for much longer than expected, Lois the corpse flower bloomed over the weekend, and is now a mass of rotting organic debris instead of just smelling like one. Local musician Danny Osterwisch was hired to play Jessica Zabala and John Smith's wedding, w ... More >>
It's dystopia you can dance to in House of Blues' lavish Foundation Room.
Someone gets your social, ruins your credit, upends your life. And gets away free and clear.
Allegedly, more people use Facebook than e-mail, and during the last several months, Twitter became a verb. But for Corporate America, that could cause some problems, according to Houston attorney Chris Schaeper. "Twenty years ago, you might be having beers with an old frat buddy from college and ha ... More >>
Swift & Company pitted employee against employee when it replaced injured workers with illegal immigrants
The New World boldly reclaims the Pocahontas tale from Disney
Racists, louts and terrorists earned their place among the best of 2005
There are plenty of opportunities for poker here, legal and otherwise
Two new films take on the issues, but only one entertains with its answers
Though flawed, Pocahontas is a big step forward for animated films