When picturing Houston hip-hop, most fans are apt to conjure images of hedonistic success: candy paint, gold grills and a cup full of purple stuff. And why not? The good times roll on a set of wire-spoke rims down here. But from its very earliest days, the city's sound of the streets has contained i ... More >>
Even though you know how it ends, it's hard not to feel some surprising empathy.
This Oz is neither great nor powerful.
Cunning criminals, violent geniuses, charismatic characters. Villains give us chills and keep us on the edge of our seats. With more rappers now dabbling in acting, we decided to cast some of your favorite hip-hoppers as movie villains. Here are ten rappers and their evil alter-egos.
Eww.So I'm being forced to watch The Good Wife last Sunday, and I see that Colin Sweeney, a semi-recurring character Alicia once defended for murdering his wife, was apparently involved in testifying for Alicia's firm for one reason or other (give me a break, the entire hour was me wrestling ... More >>
Travis County SOTommy Joe Kelley, the slasherTommy Joe Kelley's reign of terror appears to be at an end. The 56-year-old drifter was quietly nabbed by Austin cops last month on a trespassing charge and booked into Travis County Jail under what police say is one of his 44 aliases. Earlier this ... More >>
While watching to the Houston Symphony's performance of "The Rite of Spring" Friday night, Aftermath's mind kept coming back to one image - the story from late last year of the wild white-tail fawn that accidentally found its way into the lion enclosure at the National Zoo. Warning: Some peop ... More >>
The 39 Steps turns a Hitchcock drama into hilarious farce.
James Patton of Houston is headed to court next week, on charges that he had his way with dead female bodies.As DA spokeswoman Donna Hawkins told KHOU about pictures found on Patton's computer: "I can tell you that the defendant's male sexual organ was seen in various poses with those of dead bod ... More >>
While the “big” Texas story right now may be the Eldorado raid, a lesser-publicized – but no less important – drama has been playing out in Austin. Background: a bunch of actors are there to shoot Tree of Life, directed by Terrence Malick, perhaps best known for turning James Jones’ Thin R ... More >>
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Just stuff 'em
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