Some of us are counting the days until Weird Al Yankovic receives his much-deserved Presidential Medal of Freedom or Kennedy Center award, whichever comes with a gold-plated accordion. Until that happens we'll have to make do with Mandatory Fun, his astounding 13th album that is in stores and online ... More >>
Photo by Lindsey ByrnesMargaret Cho, somewhere in HoustonThe new video for Margaret Cho's "Intervention" is out, and it's all about Houston. If, that is, you define "all about" as "generically standing in for any suburb anywhere." "We shot it in Houston on a brief moment where all of us wer ... More >>
Is it really almost over? Why, it seems like only yesterday we were bidding farewell to "The Hoff" and Michael Bolton was taking offense at Judge Bruno's harsh comments about his "jive" dancing (while remaining curiously unaffected by similar criticisms of his music). But it's true: tonight s ... More >>
She's singing - and still sassy
Gaians come to Houston
Autolux, Gold Panda: Tue., Sept. 7. Warehouse Live. Bane, Trapped Under Ice, Cruel Hand, Alpha & Omega: Wed., Sept. 1. Walter's on Washington. Built By Snow, The Black & White Years: Sat., July 24. Walter's on Washington. Daniel Tosh: Sat., Oct. 2. Verizon Wireless Theater. ... More >>
Okay, fine. We can deal with not having a lady president (still), but with the recent overflow of testicle-wearing late night hosts, it got me thinking, why no late night lady hosts?Joan Rivers tried once and was ridiculed (and yeah, Joan isn't my favorite lady comedian of all time, but come on, ... More >>
Comedian previews her new Beautiful tour in a workshop performance
Keep those rainbow flags waving high on Sunday and parade up to the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion for the True Colors Tour, benefiting the Human Rights Campaign. You’d think the gay community would be worn out after Saturday’s Pride Parade, but something tells us they’ll muster up the energy ... More >>
El Vez performs Saturday, November 25, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9899.
This Billy-based show will get you Movin'
Christopher Titus turns dysfunctional into comical
An Earthquake in Houston? Watch out
Microcinema International gets political
Asian-American artists have their say
Margaret Cho makes good, going from Polk Street to Sesame Street