The life of Pimp C is coming back -- in hardcover format. Julia Beverly, the former editor-in-chief of OZONE Magazine and noted documentarian of Southern hip-hop culture at large, is planning to release an biography on the late UGK rapper, who died in 2007. Currently untitled, the book comes with t ... More >>
Houston is "Crazy In Love" with drag performer Tyoncé Moore.
When Ty Moore heard Destiny Child's first radio single more than a decade ago, a unique kind of love was sparked -- one that would take the young Houstonian to the far lengths of fandom and straight into a personal limelight of dedicated idolatry. Today, Moore spends a substantial chunk of her life ... More >>
Hospitals, doctors and dealers have made Medicare the nation's sweetest crime. The feds are now trying to shutter the door.
Ed. Note: This is part of our sister papers LA Weekly and OC Weekly's coverage of the Coachella festival's just-concluded second weekend. We told you earlier about the ways folks try to sneak drugs into Coachella. Also, we told you about how to avoid trouble with the police. But what if, despite yo ... More >>
The family of a man killed by a male stripper enraged his tips had been cut off has sued the club and other companies associated with the incident, asking $4 million in damages. According to the suit, Kelvin T. Elam Monroe, 37, accompanied three female business associates to a now-closed Austin La ... More >>
A 50-year-old former Texan is currently awaiting extradition to East Texas in an Arkansas jail, where he was escorted earlier this week by United States Marshals. According to Tylerpaper.com, Smith County Sheriff Ray Nutt said the Marshals got a tip that Travis Wayne Jones was hiding out in a home ... More >>
Before the Edmund Fitzgerald went down with all hands, inspiring Gordon Lightfoot's famous ballad, there was another wreck and another song. In 1903, The Southern Railway had a deal with the United States Postal Service for mail delivery. One of the trains involved in the mail haul was The Fast M ... More >>
Remember that freak snowstorm that hit Houston late last year? Fun, right?Not if you're an airline worried about your on-time statistics.The federal Bureau of Transportation Statistics has released its latest report, and while overall airline performance improved -- mostly because there's fewer flig ... More >>
Another day, another territory conquered by the little creamery in Brenham.In stories that echo the hyperventilation that accompanied every opening of a Krispy Kreme here (and what ever happened to them?), media in Florida are breathlessly counting down the days until Blue Bell ice cream hits Miami ... More >>
Is it, like, horrible of me to say that I think Balki on Perfect Strangers was supposed to be gay? I mean, did you buy the straight part? Larry Appleton, okay. He was a straight guy who couldn't get women. That I could understand seeing as he was a total tool. But Balki straight? Balki "Dance ... More >>
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That whole talking animal genre? Let's be done with it
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A Houston attorney who specialized in saving killers' lives couldn't handle his own. So he took it.
As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad
A local R&B outfit, The Next Level Band, is going higher
As a student radical in the late sixties, Ed Blum fought for affirmative action. Now, as a middle- aged neocon, he wants to destroy it.
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South Houston Mayor Dennis Cordray has been run out of office... and his town isn't doing so hot either.
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