A funny thing happened to Gabe Bravo on the way to a successful career in music: he found out he was funny. More precisely, others are finding out Bravo is funny. The well-known and highly regarded Houston musician is notably an outstanding drummer known for his time in acts like Shotgun Funeral an ... More >>
Run the Jewels, Despot, Ratking, The Outfit Fitzgerald's November 8, 2014 "No bullshit: Three songs in, this is already my favorite fuckin' show so far," El-P told he sold-out crowd at Fitzgerald's on Saturday. "Y'all may actually be too fuckin' hyped." Too hyped? Hey, that was the knock on Run th ... More >>
Awwwww, I know it is a shame you aren't here with us at SXSW in Austin. I can only imagine the aching and longing in your heart for walking aimlessly and standing in long lines for no reason, and sweating through your cardigan to see a band you heard on one of the Twilight soundtracks. You don't w ... More >>
"Eat, drink and be merry" is often a salutation thrown out at weddings, bar mitzvahs and other life-affirming events. They rank among my favorite things to do. Combining food and comedy is great, but throw in some drinking, and you are sure to get some good, deep belly laughs. Stand-up is one of ... More >>
We've all experienced the giddy anticipation of getting a new, handy dandy kitchen gadget that promises to make our culinary endeavors effortlessly easier. Oftentimes this initial excitement is derailed by the amount of manual labor it takes to clean the darn thing. Soaping, scrubbing, sc ... More >>
Are Houston concert fans really all that bad?
[Ed. Note: We temporarily interrupt our postmortem ACL coverage to bring you this review of John Legend's show at Verizon Wireless Theater last Wednesday.] Photos by Daniel Kramer 9:03 p.m.: So we're here at Verizon Wireless Theater for the show. Going to a concert where you're not allowed to ... More >>
Once upon a time Houston was a hot spot for comedy clubs. Now it's anybody's guess on who'll turn out on any given night
A northern suburb tops our third installment of rating greater Houston's taste in music
Where does your town rank in the Houston-area good-taste stakes?
The PC and the un-PC make nice at the Verizon
The Whiskey Brothers ring the old-school bell
July 1 - 7, 1999