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  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Don't Mess With Missouri, Governor Perry

    Rick Perry, our inimitable governor, is now well-known for attempting to poach, er, bring new business here to Texas. Apparently, he's also fairly good at this according to Businessweek (as opposed to other things, like policy and short-term memory.) Well, Governor Jay Nixon of Missouri, a Democr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    New Orleans Braces For Super Bowl XLVII Onslaught As Future Of The Game Is Debated

    Excited tension hung heavy in the air in New Orleans on Monday evening as the coming Super Bowl XLVII super-storm of tourist dollars began to filter into town. Most streets downtown near convention center are already cordoned off. There are NFL banners blanketing the city. The Mercedes-Benz Superd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    2nd Annual Texas Beer Fest a Success

    Check out our photos from the Texas Beer Festival at Discovery Green. This past Saturday, a sun-drenched Discovery Green was converted into a playground for beer-lovers as it played host to the second annual Texas Beer Fest. As I walked into the festival grounds, I opened up the event booklet and r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Houston Beer Week 2011: Bigger, Better, Beer-ier

    Read on for a full -- and we do mean FULL -- schedule of HBW events.​The second annual Houston Beer Week kicks off this year on an auspicious date: 11/11/11. That's when the big craft beer festival will celebrate its sophomore year with a kick-off happy hour at Ziggy's Downtown, from 5 to 7 p. ... More >>

  • Film

    August 25, 2011

    Our Idiot Brother

    Long-haired dreamer has predictably profound effect on his siblings.

  • News

    October 30, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008

    K.A. Paul Endorses Obama, Race Effectively Over Now

    For those still on the fence for the presidential election, and for those silently pondering the question, “Who would a leper-stealing, lawsuit-losing, non-debt-paying fake minister vote for?” – your prayers have been answered. Allowing the rest of the voting public to exhale, Anand “K.A. P ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2007

    Fighting for Air: Drowning and the Heimlich Maneuver

    Most doctors say the Heimlich maneuver should not be used to save drowning victims. So why does UH professor John Hunsucker continue to teach it to lifeguards?

  • Film

    August 23, 2007

    Resurrecting the Champ

    Resurrecting the Champ gets journalism right, and that's a grind

  • Film

    February 15, 2007

    Spy Vs. Spy

    Billy Ray takes on another liar: FBI traitor Robert Hanssen

  • Film

    January 25, 2007

    Nostalgia Trip

    Steven Soderbergh tries, and largely fails, to make 'em like they used to

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2006

    Wonkette's Dashboard Confessional

    Daniel Kramer Oh K.A., you're the gift that keeps on giving... Opened up the Dashboard (you know, blogspeak for the blog administrative homepage...never mind) and what's waiting there? An incoming link from the snarky politicos at Wonkette. Seems the Wonkers have realized the error of their wa ... More >>

  • News

    October 5, 2006


    Gary Webb's reporting on CIA ties to cocaine destroyed his life, too

  • Music

    December 8, 2005

    Freestyle Fellowship

    Sometimes awesome live bands also make magic in the studio

  • Culture

    April 7, 2005

    Truth Be Damned

    The intriguing yet unsatisfying play The Story takes on race, class, sex and politics

  • Calendar

    July 1, 2004
  • Film

    November 13, 2003

    Lying Through His Beat

    A dirty journo gets busted in Shattered Glass

  • Culture

    August 15, 2002

    Love Under the Umbrella

    John Harvey's Eros: A Circus just needs a ringmaster

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Local Boy Made Good

    Rod Paige U.S. Secretary of Education

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    Fade to Black

    The wasted life of Texas filmmaker Eagle Pennell

  • News

    February 18, 1999
  • News

    February 4, 1999

    Barney! Biz! Bluebonnets!

    And other signs that Texas Monthly's brain trust doesn't have a neuron left

  • Culture

    January 21, 1999

    Irish Lament

    The language and the actors make this melodramatic plot work

  • Music

    June 12, 1997

    Mr. Popular

    He looks the part, he acts the part. So why isn't Evan Dando a superstar?

  • Culture

    January 30, 1997

    For Love --or Money

    Main Street's Miser isn't as rich as it could be

  • Film

    August 15, 1996
  • News

    April 6, 1995

    The Wendy Card

    Wendy Gramm's all-American success story is a centerpiece of her husband's fledgling presidential bid. But there's more to the story than what's being packaged and sold by the Phil Gramm campaign.