Back in the early 1940s when the U.S. Department of Defense was looking for some remote corner of nowhere to work on the Manhattan Project, maybe Texans were just a bit hurt that none of the out-of-the-way corners of our state (ahem -- the Panhandle) got picked. Alas, Texas wasn't even on the list, ... More >>
A glimpse of this year's most bracing films.
Music Feature: Streets of Where I'm From This is an exciting time to be an Old 97's fan. Out of nowhere, almost, the Dallas quartet is now one of the longest-tenured and most successful Texas bands of its generation. All four original members are intact, they never "took a break," and they've never ... More >>
Sarah Oppenheimer's impressive D-17 breaks out of Rice Gallery.
Spoiler alert: I'm half-assing this one! Because for reals, if you're still watching FlashForward expecting a great show, you've got problems. But if you keep reading this blog expecting the torrent of bad TV I watch every week to drive me crazy, well, you just might be in luck. The episode opene ... More >>
Mosquitos' Juju Stulbach on love and Eskimos
A scientific study of the two-piece indie-rock boom
Thinking about renting out your vacation home in Galveston to defray expenses? Think again.
And they're ready to make money the old-fashioned way: By outsmarting the big guys.