Paul Bunyan

  • Film

    June 13, 2013

    Man of Steel: Making Sense of All That Christ and Death Stuff

    Warning: This discussion is thick with spoilers.

  • Film

    December 20, 2012

    Films of 2012: The Ultimate Review

    Quentin Tarantino emerges from a chaotic couple of years with his most ambitious film to date, Django Unchained. Will the academy really, really like it?

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Le$ Keeps Perfecting Riding Music on The Struggle Continues

    The melting pot that is Houston hip-hop comes with so many different ingredients it should be considered musical gumbo. For example, the rugged cool of your favorite street records and that fake bravado you feel when you hear them in a car at maximum levels. You want to know how often I've cranked a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Food Fight: Battle Reuben Sandwich

    Spec's.​ When you order a Reuben sandwich, you're telling the rest of the world (or at least anyone within 20 feet of you for the rest of the day) that they, too, will be having a Reuben. It's a strong move. I once ordered a Reuben at the legendary Brent's Deli in Northridge, California, but c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Remember Killa Cal-Wayne's About My Brother's Business?

    Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or not, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email Killa Cal-Wayne About My Brother's Business (mixtape, 2010) ​As a rapper, Killa Cal-Wayne is s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Dear Social Media Swami: Hey, Facebook Friend, Who Are You Again?

    Actual swami not picturedDear Social Media Swami, People try to contact me on Facebook, we become friends, yada yada. I assume that it's just the "we went to the same college" thing and think nothing of it. Then they write me messages like we know/knew each other and I literally have no recol ... More >>

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    Getting to the Show

    Minor leaguers toil away, hoping for a shot at the majors. One of them, Round Rock's Jason Green, got a call from the Astros, giving him a chance to live the dream. Others labor on.

  • Film

    August 24, 2000

    Turn of the Screwball

    The Tao of Steve follows the emotional transformation of a geeky lothario

  • Dining

    January 20, 2000

    Holy Noodle House!

    Working-class Kin Taro serves pan-Asian soups and salads with a superhero's flair

  • Film

    March 14, 1996

    Murder, She Said

    Fargo gives us comedy, killing -- and an eight-month pregnant detective

  • Dining

    March 31, 1994