Recently Joe Steinhardt took a moment to ponder the year that had just passed, and didn't like what he saw. Steinhardt runs one of my favorite music labels, Don Giovanni Records. His New Jersey-based outfit was built, as he tells it, to promote the music his friends made. His label is now blessed ... More >>
Beyonce is a busy woman these days, but Houston's hometown superstar has managed to make some time to get home for the holidays -- on her second Toyota Center stop on her "Mrs. Carter World Tour" in a six months. Live Nation announced this morning that Beyonce will return to Houston on December 10, ... More >>
In response to last week's laughable Zagat list of Houston's best burgers, we're launching a series at Eating...Our Words that will spotlight overlooked but no less notable burgers off the beaten path. After all, hidden treasures are Houston's city's greatest commodity. You may find yourself faced ... More >>
American banks are on a massive crime spree. Obama and Romney hope you won’t notice.
Leaked document reveals the secrets of the GOP's coded language.
From reading his most recent arrest affidavit, it looks like Darren Patrick Scheper had a good thing going there for a while. As his friends would later tell police, Scheper's hustle was to break into cars, steal whatever valuables he could find inside, and if he was lucky enough to find a wallet st ... More >>
According to 4chan, Tea Party folks think cocaine is a helluva drug.As the internet becomes a primary source for everything from news and entertainment to commerce and business, it makes sense that groups and hackers would be busier than ever. Websites are far more vulnerable to attack than, ... More >>
We Americans are a generous people. In the days after the devastating Haitian earthquake, we whipped out our credit cards and donated millions to relieve that stricken, jinxed nation.But until Thursday, when the Huffington Post got wind of the practices, the major credit companies (including ... More >>
A lawyer stands up for "the little guys"
Two artists purge their crap, just in time for holiday shopping
The much more attractive host of today's bus tour I'd like to thank the folks (both of you) who e-mailed me that I noted the wrong time of the KRIV morning show spot we did today. I showed up for the ridiculously early 6:30 a.m. slot, not 5:30 a.m. We were also allowed to pimp HouStoned again at ... More >>
This just has to save money on airfare... Shameless plug: If you're downtown between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. tomorrow, stop by Market Square and you can enter a drawing to win 500 plane tickets from MasterCard. It won't be hard to find — just look for the giant limo/plane contraption parked in t ... More >>
The official 2006 guide to not looking like Kevin Federline
In Good Company is wonderfully funny, a bit sad and unmistakably real
Houston's game will beckon the big leagues of a profession far older than the NFL
Robert Casey told on Constable Perry Wooten. Wooten fired him. Now Casey and two other people are suing to get their jobs back.
Shopping spree for your first apartment: $2,500
Spring break in Cabo: $1,000
Avoiding college credit card debt: priceless
Desperately seeking Susan
Tracey Deel was shot a dozen times by two teens who wanted her car. She dragged herself the length of three football fields determined not to be just another homocide statistic.
Vassar Miller is broke, hospitalized and facing an uncertain future. Doesn't one of Texas' most esteemed writers deserve better?