• Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Happy Birthday, Prince! Remembering the Purple Rain Tour at The Summit

    Today is Prince's 55th birthday. He's a Jehovah's Witness, so he may not celebrate the event, but that doesn't mean we can't. But no superfluous, flowery lede is required when discussing one of the most creative and talented musicians of our times. Let's just cut into the purple banana cake and dis ... More >>

  • News

    March 14, 2013

    Breaking Bad: Digital Drug Sales, Analog Drug Deaths

    The feds and a prosecutor say a Houston company selling synthetic drugs on the Internet is responsible for the deaths of teenagers in Minnesota and North Dakota.

  • Calendar

    May 31, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Houston Texans Game 2 -- 4 Winners, 4 Losers (And A Jennifer Lopez Appearance)

    2-0! (again)​I hope everyone had a good weekend of football. I was two plays away from going 6-0 on my picks, my alma mater finally won a game and the Texans are 2-0! On the flip side, college realignment struck a blow in my home part of the country, as the Big East that I grew up with essen ... More >>

  • Music

    September 2, 2010

    Happened in a Honky-Tonk

    Jon Wolfe returns from Nashville.

  • Calendar

    November 13, 2008


    The transformative power of myth in Mary Zimmerman’s most popular play is at the University of Houston’s Quintero Theatre

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2007

    StickerStop, Thanks. Midas, Eff Off.

    The inspection sticker on our 1995 Toyota Camry expired October 1, and since we live near the cities of Bellaire, West U and South Side Place and their vigilant police forces, we don’t mess around about getting a replacement. So today my wife Jacqueline Lomax and our almost-three-year-old daughte ... More >>

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    Teairra Mari

    Make Her Feel Good

  • Calendar

    May 19, 2005

    Jane's a-DJ

    Alterna-god Perry Farrell's been caught spinning

  • News

    November 13, 2003

    Send in the Election Clowns

    Don't worry, they're here

  • Culture

    December 14, 2000

    Cy for Him

    The reverence surrounding Twombly's sculpture exhibit at the Menil inspires little more than weariness