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Okinawa Prefecture

  • Film

    August 29, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    Battleship Texas, Seriously Injured, To Get (Some) Repairs

    The good news: On the 99th anniversary of its commissioning, the Battleship Texas will be getting "the first significant structural repairs...in more than 20 years,: Texas Parks & Wildlife announced. The bad news: Those repairs are about half of what is needed just to make a solid first step toward ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    James Yeakey: Spring Man's Amazing Drink-And-Drive Binge Leads To Prison

    A Spring man who is the son of a former active-duty serviceman stationed in Japan pleaded guilty in Houston today to intoxication manslaughter in connection with a March 2008 fatal crash. James Lewis Yeakey was 20 at the time and partying with friends in Okinawa, federal prosecutors say, when he de ... More >>

  • Film

    May 17, 2012

    Battleship

    Because every generation needs an Armageddon.

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Lone Star Chefs: It's Not Always about Being Bigger, They're Just Better

    Our Texas chefs not only come from Texas but from all over the world and bring their culinary homes with them -- fortunately for us. Lone Star Chefs by John DeMers and Julie Soefer highlights 13 outstanding and diverse Texas masters. This book is part biography, part cookbook and part restaurant gu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Ingredient of the Week: Spam

    Ah, yes, that mysterious block of meat housed in the blue and yellow can. In 2007, the seven billionth can of Spam was sold. On average, 3.8 cans are eaten every second in the U.S. alone. Since its inception in 1937, Spam has become part of American pop culture--it has acted in films, been acquir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    What The "Top 10 Stolen Vehicles" List Says About Houston

    Stolen, by manly men​Every month Houston police put out a list of the most-often stolen vehicles, a list that defines what are either the most vulnerable or most desirable members of our automotive society. This month's is out....what does it tell us about Houston? 3. Our car thieves want yo ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston

    The world's great cuisines converge here.

  • Dining

    August 26, 2010

    Sushi Surprise

    This nondescript-looking restaurant is serving the real thing.

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Texans Cheerleaders Take Asia: The Final Wrap-Up

    Aboard the sub USS Florida​The Texans cheerleaders are headed to Japan on an Armed Forces Entertainment tour, because our brave service members want to hear what Matt Schaub is really like.Or maybe they want to look at cheerleaders.Texans cheerleader Lindsay (as always, first names only to deter s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Texans Cheerleaders In Japan: Armed & Dangerous

    They're cheerleaders, and they're armed​The Texans cheerleaders are headed to Japan on an Armed Forces Entertainment tour, because our brave service members want to hear what Matt Schaub is really like. Or maybe they want to look at cheerleaders.Texans cheerleader Lindsay (as always, first names o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Texans Cheerleaders: On The Road To Japan And Blogging About It

    Japan is a mere 13 hours away​ The Texans cheerleaders are headed to Japan on a USO tour, because our brave service members want to hear what Matt Schaub is really like. Or maybe they want to look at cheerleaders.Texans cheerleader Lindsay (as always, first names only to deter stalker creeps) will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Go F*** Yourself, Andy Rooney

    Venerable windbag Andy Rooney took a break last Sunday from complaining about Hispanic ballplayers and the number of non-functioning typewriters he owns to address the problem of unemployment: Rooney understands your problem, because he's been out of work too...though apparently not since 19 ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 15, 2007

    "One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now"

    The artworks in this Blaffer show may have nothing in common, but everyone's Asian!

  • News

    August 19, 2004

    Undercover Cop

    New HPD Chief Hurtt is still plainclothes

  • Film

    October 9, 2003

    Half and Half

    Kill Bill's missing something -- like, oh, a proper ending

  • News

    June 13, 2002

    In Search of the Sleuth

    Edmund J. Pankau trades on his hard-boiled private-eye image to attract clients and speaking engagements. To find out more about him, we resort to some Sam Spade work of our own.

  • News

    July 15, 1999
  • News

    May 9, 1996

    Darko's Game

    It's table tennis, not Ping-Pong. And now Houston's would-be Olympian can play every day.

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