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  • News

    August 29, 2013

    Making the Case for Keenum

    The former UH STAR could become the number two QB for the Texans this season.

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Best-Selling Single Of All Time "Candle In The Wind 1997" Turns 15 Years Old

    Re-written in the wake of his friend Princess Diana's car accident death on August 31, 1997, Elton John's "Candle In The Wind" was merely a maudlin tribute to Marilyn Monroe before tragedy struck. Diana died from her wounds in a Paris road tunnel crash, along with her boyfriend Dodi Fayed, and the d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Double Dare Ya: Author Sara Marcus Looks Beyond Riot Grrrl

    To many, the term "Riot Grrrl" evokes images of impassioned, barrette-clad girls shrieking into microphones, the word "SLUT" scrawled across their bare bellies in magic marker. Those images are mostly accurate -- but more notably, the Riot Grrrl movement of the early '90s carries a passionate story ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Paul Revere & The Raiders: From Batman To Manson

    ​With their bright Revolutionary War-style outfits, tri-cornered hats, and energetic antics, Paul Revere and the Raiders were certainly one of the most visual pop/garage rock bands of the 1960s. But beyond that aspect laid a tight, five-piece combo who notched up a string of hits ("Kicks," "Hu ... More >>

  • News

    July 29, 2010

    ILLEGAL from Terry Greene Sterling

    Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone.

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Shoulda Stayed Away: The 10 Worst Comebacks Of The Decade

    ‚ÄčThe Oughts, or whatever the hell people are going to call them (The Hell Years?) Are quickly drawing to a close; meaning it is a time to reflect on the 10 years that we've endured.Hair Balls and our sister blogs, Rocks Off and Eating...Our Words, will be putting together various lists delineating ... More >>

  • News

    July 19, 2007

    Texas coin companies target elderly investors

    Heads you lose, tails you lose

  • Film

    July 13, 2006

    Freeloader

    You, Me and Dupree overstays its welcome

  • News

    June 29, 2006
  • News

    March 2, 2006

    These Kids Go to the Best Public High School in Houston

    This week: Our first- through fifth-place finishers

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Dave to the Rescue!

    Dave Chappelle

  • Music

    March 17, 2005

    Hold Me Closer, Tony Danza

    Here are a bunch of hilarious misheard lyrics. Now send us more.

  • Music

    February 19, 2004

    Somebody's Gonna Feel This

    Kid Rock leaves our scribe waiting and worried by the phone

  • Music

    December 4, 2003

    Hip-hop, Tejas

    Latinos take on rap music and make it their own

  • News

    July 4, 2002

    Med Check

    Texas can't decide whether to pay for drug-resistance tests that could prolong the lives of those with HIV. For John Termine, it's already too late.

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    South Park Monster

    Fans saw Carlos Coy as the invincible rapper, the gangsta who could become an icon for outcast Hispanics everywhere. But they didn't know his weakness -- young girls did.

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    Scene's From A City's Soul

    Houston failed to preserve much of its heritage. Now the fight is on to protect the priceless photographic images of that vanishing past from the same fate.

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    Grieving in Public

    Red flags go up around Russell Yates

  • News

    May 24, 2001

    Rejected

    Thousands of inmates rely annually on a capricious parole board for their freedom. Most, like George Dismukes, return to their cells without ever knowing why they were denied.

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    The Art of Getting Broken

    Mary Cutrufello wanted to be a rock star. For a moment she was.

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    An Open Mike

    He wants to castrate pedophiles and purge the courts of politics. He has assailed fellow jurists, lawyers and lawmakers. He's maverick Mike McSpadden, a tennis ace with a tomahawk tongue.

  • Culture

    July 20, 2000

    Dream Weaver

    Sandman author Neil Gaiman finds magic in the damnedest place

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Duke Truong's Freedom Ride

    A precocious refugee from Vietnam sought a fast track to the American Dream. He found prison instead.

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    Kicking A

    With the world premiere of Fucking A, Infernal Bridegroom Productions may have outgrown its seedy past, but it hasn't forgotten it

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Back to the Futurist

    The guy who designed Cadillac Ranch wants to build a dolphin space station. Is it any wonder UH is divided over the return of Doug Michels?

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Carlos Chaves, Mall Surgeon

    Sure, an unlicensed doctor was performing liposuction at a hair salon. Stranger still: Clients kept showing up.

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    Geek Force

    The Star Wars saga builds its power on the Internet with the help of Houston-based Webmeisters

  • News

    February 4, 1999

    Barney! Biz! Bluebonnets!

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

  • News

    January 14, 1999

    Raising a Red Flag

    Former Bellaire High School student shakes things up in the Capitol

  • Music

    August 6, 1998

    World of Their Own

    Carolina retronauts the Squirrel Nut Zippers swing clear of camp

  • News

    June 11, 1998

    The A-List Buddhist

    In Gail Gross, all things are one: spiritual wisdom, designer clothes and terrific skin

  • Music

    May 21, 1998

    The Voice, The Spark, The Image

    Sinatra's genius looms lively and large over multiple media

  • News

    April 30, 1998

    The Mean Spirit of Texas?

    Two veteran TV news reporters accuse Channel 11 of age discrimination

  • Film

    March 19, 1998

    Clinton Without Contrasts

    Primary Colors gets the libido, misses the idealism

  • News

    March 5, 1998
  • Music

    January 8, 1998
  • News

    November 13, 1997

    Big Talker

    From the Geto Boys to his new nationally syndicated radio show, Willie D has kept his mouth moving. But where his rap was once down and dirty, not it's--gasp!--respectable. Has the gangsta of love sold out, or just grown up?

  • Music

    July 31, 1997

    Lilith Fair-ness

    Sarah McLachlan had a brainchild, and it was a girl

  • Music

    May 22, 1997

    Grrrls No More

    What happens when ariot grrrl grows up? Ask Sleater-Kinney.

  • Culture

    January 30, 1997

    An Intimate Moment with Mary

    In Mary Gaitskill's world, human connection is hard to make -- and harder to sustain

  • Calendar

    January 16, 1997
  • Music

    August 22, 1996

    Vintage Sounds

    Wayne Hancock is a new-fashioned guy with old-fashioned desires

  • News

    April 25, 1996

    Feature

    Headline:The Case Against Hurwitz In one of the last big S&L cases from the '80s, two federal agencies are pursuing Charles Hurwitz over the failure of united Savings. And for once, Hurwitz may have no place to hide.

  • Culture

    March 7, 1996

    From the Beginning

    The Menil offers a clue to unlocking the mystery of Jasper Johns

  • Music

    April 13, 1995

    Even the Normal (Get Lucky Sometime)

    Craftsman Tom Petty uses the right tool for the right job

  • News

    December 2, 1993

    The Final Conspiracy

    Obsessed with a 30-year-old murder, JFK assassinologists go to court to silence one another

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