Long John Silver's Inc.

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    The Girl on the Torture Board: Rhonda Williams Opens Up About Being Attacked by Dean Corll

    She wakes up to a sharp pain in her side -- someone kicking her, telling her to wake up, bitch. For a moment, she thinks it's her dad. Then she opens her eyes and sees it's Dean Corll, the electrician who's renting this house in Pasadena. She looks over and sees her friend Wayne Henley handcuffed, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    Johnny Manziel $25-Million Hoax Lawsuit Is a GREAT Way to Start Your Weekend

    Back in early September, Johnny Manziel was suspended for the first half of the Texas A&M 2013 season opener against the Rice Owls, NCAA fallout from his autograph signing binge over the summer of 2013 (or the "Summer of Johnny," for readers of this blog). Johnny paid his penance, entered the game ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    Top 5 Nastiest Fast Food Desserts (Who Came Up With These Atrocious Foods?)

    As Christina Uticone has so skillfully showed us, not all fast food is created equal. And the good, the bad, and the ugly can also be found in the dessert section of the menu. Here are my top 5 nastiest fast food desserts. 5. Apple Pie (McDonald's). Not the worst, but could be better. Could be a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Justice Tirapelli-Jamail, The Manichean's "Quiet One"

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? The Manichean? Easily one of the top b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Boom. Roasted. -- The Monday Morning College Football Roast

    Through the first few weeks of the football season, I had been combining my foremost thoughts and remembrances of the weekend that was in football -- Texans, college, and general NFL -- into the ever popular "4 Winners, 4 Losers" post. However, now we've got three weeks of college football in the b ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 9, 2012

    We Love Food

    Our 100 favorite dishes in Houston.

  • Dining

    July 14, 2011

    Vietnamese Venison

    Thanh Phuong in Pearland is turning out some of the most exciting food, anywhere.

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    100 Favorite Dishes: No. 100, Dumplings at Heights Asian Cafe

    ​This year leading up to our annual Best of Houston issue, we're counting down our 100 favorite dishes in Houston. This list comprises our favorite dishes from the last year, dishes that are essential to Houston's cultural landscape and/or dishes that any visitor (or resident) should try at le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Odd Pair: Long John Silver's Fried Fish Platter & Cava

    ​Some might say it's a travesty to drink wine with greasy take-out. I say it's genius. Especially when you pair your delightfully fatty and crunchy Long John Silver's fried fish pieces with a nice bottle of something cold and bubbly. NV Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut Cava ($10) has long been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Movin' Out: Songs That Will Scare Off Bad Roommates

    ​Often times in our young adult lives, we come across a roommate who initially seems like a good match. They're capable of paying their rent on time and seem nice enough, so the possibility of your living arrangements blossoming into a sitcom looks fair. Then in a month's time, the Friends r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    The 31 Best Music Documentaries Of All Time

    ​Hands down, above all of these following music documentaries, Craig's Hlist's two favorite of all-time are The Decline of Western Civilization Part 2: The Metal Years, and The Beatles Anthology. We can watch both on repeat for days and not complain. That will probably all change once we see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    The Top WTF Moments Of The Year

    Editor's Pick: WTF doesn't have to mean "bad," you know. About a week ago - a week exactly, as a matter of fact - En Vogue's "Free Your Mind" came on the PA at Fitzgerald's. I have been in a musical fog for a few months, where nothing was really connecting, but this song snapped me right out of it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Health Department Roundup: Single-Service Edition

    Usually the Roundup shines its light on the misdeeds of full-service restaurants, but this time out we reconnoiter the single-service foodscape. These are generally not sit-down restaurants but cheaper grab-n-gos where you aren't expected to tip anyone. These establishments cannot get away with spi ... More >>

  • News

    March 27, 2008

    Former Death-Row Inmate Sent Back to Prison

    Martin Draughon returns to the clink after becoming a test case for alleged flaws in GPS monitoring devices

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2007

    Hunger Buster

    Why stop at 30 hours? When you get a press release that says "More than 500,000 teens across the nation will participate in this year's famine," you can't help but take notice. And so it was with World Vision's e-mail this morning about how hundreds of Houston teens will starve themselves for 30 h ... More >>

  • News

    May 4, 2006

    Houston's Food Nazis

    Some are curmudgeonly but intriguing. Others are just a bad trip to S&M land.

  • News

    June 23, 2005

    High Times

    How to throw a no-hitter on acid, and other lessons from the career of baseball legend Dock Ellis

  • News

    March 18, 2004
  • Music

    February 28, 2002

    Three-Chord Garage

    Looking back through the sands of time with Dune*TX

  • News

    October 23, 1997