The Texas Women's Hall of Fame has a few new members, and of the nine selected by Gov. Rick Perry this week, we couldn't help but notice that one of them just so happens to be his wife. Yes, First Lady Anita Perry has been doing the whole First Lady thing for more than a decade, but that still seems ... More >>
The Kinky Friedman Agriculture Commissioner campaign rolled through Houston this weekend, with the candidate playing a sold-out show at Mucky Duck Sunday night and speaking at a NORML luncheon this week. As reported in a recent Houston Press cover story, Friedman, who previously ran for governor a ... More >>
If there is one reason Joe Nick Patoski's books -- biographies of Selena, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Willie Nelson -- are so good, it is his ability as a storyteller. Any decent reporter can sift news clippings and videos or interview the participants, but Patoski's style and organization turn what cou ... More >>
The neo city on the hills is a far cry from its cheap pot, cold beer and low-rent former ways.
Readers take both sides.
Discover the famous Texans private life
An elephant stampede may be coming, and it will look like "Oliver's Army"Hotline is reporting that the Republican National Committee has picked four finalists for the 2012 GOP convention, and Houston is one of them.We have to assume that they mean Houston, Texas, so be prepared to face horror.The ... More >>
Kathleen Turner is going to play Molly Ivins in a production debuting in Philadelphia next year, Playbill reports.The drama is called Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins, so we're guessing Turner will be ramping up the sassy Texas accent and playing down the St. John's/River Oaks bac ... More >>
All aboard the '80s way-back machine for Mike Nichols's good time Charlie
We learn some not-so-shocking news today from liberal think tank Media Matters for America that conservative syndicated columnists dominate their progressive counterparts in Texas daily newspapers. The findings of the report, titled “Black and White and Re(a)d All Over: The Conservative Advantag ... More >>
She was always more than what she seemed
How much more can you cut?
Friedman may be just the one to muss up Guv Goodhair's re-election plan
Enron reporters duck as the rich revolt
Houston versus Dallas: We're family-run; they're chained up.
You probably don't remember actor Marco Perella. Neither does Hollywood.
Glory days for KHOU and Anna Werner
Christie Lee Littleton's chromosomes nullified her marriage, but paved the way for a groundbreaking one
First there was the passion for English and the woman he loved. Then came the pain.
On a bawdy stretch of Telephone Road, Colleen Urbanek sells used books. Real books. Without pictures of naked women. And her customers are satisfied anyway.