Tom DeLay, the man who once easily held the title Most Hated Republican in his clawed hands, will finally have his hearing over campaign-finance money-laundering charges Wednesday before a three-judge panel in Austin. It's been a long road for the former congressman from Sugar Land -- some of the i ... More >>
Whether it's a coupon-clipping, back-to-nature guy escaping the rat race, or someone certain we're on the brink of war or a future in which Barack Obama has taken away our guns, preppers are ready. The rest of us, maybe not so much.
Everyone farts. Even that virginal cheerleader you had the crush on in high school began her day with a triumphant blast of her trumpet. It's a fact of life as stinky and socially irrelevant as The Facts of Life, and to us modern hepcats we can't see anyone making a big deal out of it. But (ha ha) ... More >>
Meat Loaf says he's outdone Bat Out of Hell
I was all set to continue riding the Tiger Woods gravy train for one more day. I even had an idea for the Fallen One's eventual triumphant comeback -- not to give too much away, but the training sequence from Rocky III figured prominently.But then the Meredith Baxter story hit, and I realized the po ... More >>
Black Guy, Rich White Guy, Lesbian or Hispanic Republican
Believe it or not, a third person has been ticketed for cursing in public in Galveston County.First it was Kathryn Fridge, arrested for dropping an F-bomb in a La Marque Wal-Mart. Then it was the guy from Queens, ticketed for talking like a guy from Queens, in a Galveston diner.Now it's a Texas City ... More >>
A heaping sampler of local theater, dance, film and music
The ordinary is extraordinary in Amy Blakemore's work
No porn future for a Bobbitt protégé
MFA exhibits shatter two things that America loves: Its myths and its marketing
The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely
A church searches for God in the good Mr. Griffith's TV series
Teenagers and anti-handgun advocates are helping Jaime Barrica keep a promise to his dead son
Kolya is sweet, charming -- and shameless
Four years after his daughter's murder, Bob Carreiro crusades to bring criminals to justice and peace to lives wrecked by crime. But to the family who shared his tragedy, he shows no mercy.