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Lake Charles

  • Music

    December 13, 2012

    The 30 Best Texas Albums

    Ranking the 30 best Texas albums of the past 30 years seemed like an impossible task. We did it anyway.

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Top 10 Louisiana Bands Of All Time

    ​Pardon the geographical pun, but besides Texas, our neighbor to the east may be the most musical state in these United States. And in terms of per capita, Louisiana, which ranks 25th in population to Texas' second, is probably second to none. Outside Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, the program m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Friday Night: Chuck Berry At Nutty Jerry's

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Chuck Berry Nutty Jerry's, Winnie March 4, 2011 "Chuck Berry is food" - Keith Richards There is no adequate way to describe the evolutionary gift that Chuck Berry signifies to the world at large. He created everything that we hold dear and true - all the sex, anger, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Who Was The Best Female Artist Of The '90s?

    The album that started the whole thing.​Rocks Off Sr. was straightening up our office a few days ago, something that happens like clockwork every time Middle Eastern governments start toppling like dominos. In one of the piles and piles of al fresco CDs, we ran across two of our favorite album ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2010

    Lawn Mower Man

    Kenneth Page followed his peculiar dream from Texas to Florida.

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    June 1: And So It Begins......

    NEWS FLASH!!!!!!!!! (MUST CREDIT HAIR BALLS!!!!!) Today is the beginning of the hurricane season.While the rest of the so-called mainstream media will ignore this important milestone simply because writing or airing stuff about hurricanes in Houston results in cheap increases in ratings and clic ... More >>

  • News

    March 5, 2009

    Is Casino Gambling in the Cards for Galveston?: PLAN B

    If gambling is coming back to Galveston, then a return to institutionalized illegal gambling might still be the way to go

  • News

    December 6, 2007

    Toxic Town: Cancer and Birth Defects in Somerville

    In Somerville, chances are far better than normal that you will die of cancer or give birth to a deformed baby

  • Culture

    August 2, 2007

    "Lynda Benglis: Wax Paintings & Ceramic Sculptures"

    It's time for Lynda Benglis to become cool again

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    H-Town Zydeco

    Dr. Roger Wood and James Fraher serve up another heaping helping of Houston music lore

  • News

    March 16, 2006

    Displaced in the Diaspora

    New Orleans mayoral candidates are looking for votes -- and finding them in Houston

  • News

    September 30, 2004

    On the Case

    Our new TV series is ready to roll

  • Dining

    October 3, 2002

    Deconstructing Sandwiches

    Zinnante's makes great poor boys -- no matter how you eat them

  • Music

    August 9, 2001

    The Naked Truth

    Lucinda lays bare her Essence

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Dead Man Talking

    Ben Guillory helped the DEA bust some east Houston dope dealers. But he says the agency's cavalier approach has left him a marked man in his old neighborhood.

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    Texas Gothic

    A timber baron's descendants head into courts and crypts in their decades-old effort to reclaim their birthright and big bucks from an arch-nemesis: his secretive third wife

  • Music

    February 1, 2001

    Rock of Ages

    Houston singer-songwriter Brandon Stanley gets by with a little help from his friend... upstairs

  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    Local Rotation

    Local Music Reviews

  • Music

    August 5, 1999

    Rotation

    Boozoo Chavis and the Magic Sounds, Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band, Verbena

  • News

    July 8, 1999

    Sexual Healing?

    Shin Higashiura offers women "inside treatments" to correct their hormonal balance. It's not rape. It's not prostitution. But it's not shiatsu, either.

  • News

    December 10, 1998

    Secrets of the Sonora Aero Club

    A tale of UFOs, art collectors and the shadows of history

  • News

    October 1, 1998

    No, No, Annette!

    In family court, Judge Annette Galik presides over divorce and custody cases where sex, lies and videotape are part of everyday evidence and testimony. Now the face on the videotape is her own.

  • News

    February 26, 1998
  • Music

    September 11, 1997
  • News

    June 12, 1997

    The Art of Darkness

    Paintings of racist images have made UH alumnus Michael Ray Charles a star in the art world. Some say his Sambos and pickaninnies have a healing power. But others claim all they do is hurt.

  • Music

    February 27, 1997

    Back to Earth

    Former Galactic Cowboy Dane Sonnier is having fun again -- with and without his spatula

  • News

    February 6, 1997

    King Con

    Steven Russell can bluff his way out of anything -- even prison. so why can't he stay out of jail?

  • News

    February 22, 1996

    Wasted Days, Wasted Lives (Part II)

    Record producer Huey Meaux was a legend in the music business. Now he's an accused pedophile on the run.

  • News

    February 22, 1996

    Wasted Days, Wasted Lives (Part I)

    Record producer Huey Meaux was a legend in the music business. Now he's an accused pedophile on the run.

  • News

    August 24, 1995

    Beat It, Bud

    ... And don't let the door hit you on the way out

  • News

    July 20, 1995
  • News

    December 22, 1994

    Pastor to the Port

    In the changing world of the Houston Ship Channel, one thing remains constant: Father Rivers Patout.

  • News

    February 10, 1994

    Betting on Seabrook's Future?

    The city's mayor has a master plan to stop local gambling -- but he may be behind the tide

  • News

    December 30, 1993

    Bring On the Dancing Girls...

    In this age of the voyeur and non-contact sex, a leading Houston export may be its strip-joint fantasies

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