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  • Blogs

    February 8, 2014

    Executive Chef Grant Gordon Leaves Vallone Family

    As CultureMap first reported yesterday, Grant Gordon has decided to step down as executive chef of both Tony's and the recently opened Vallone's steakhouse in Gateway Memorial City. This announcement comes just a week after Eater reported that Vallone's beverage director Evan Turner is also leaving ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    Zapruder Analysis Of Dwight Howard's Analysis Of His New Teammates

    We interrupt the obsessive Matt Schaub/Gary Kubiak coverage for some Rockets banter... You guys are cool with this, right? I'm not sure if you remember, but our NBA team in town is relevant again! (I'm saying this next paragraph in that prodding, "trying to remind you" voice tone.) Remember? The ... More >>

  • Music

    August 29, 2013

    R.I.P. Elroy Boogie

    Popular member of the Kracker Nuttz DJ team was only 27.

  • News

    February 28, 2013

    The Ten Weirdest Members of Congress

    Texas claims three of the top spots.

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Sometimes Uncomfortable Doc Resurrects '70s Superstar Paul Williams

    Paul Williams: Still Alive A Film by Stephen Kessler Virgil Films, 84 mins, $19.99. In the 1970s the diminutive Paul Williams was everywhere. And I mean, everywhere. The singer-songwriter was best known for penning hits for others like the Carpenters ("Rainy Days and Mondays," "We've Only Just Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Know Your Narco Saints: The Religious Iconography of the Drug Trade

    Santa Muerte, the newly-popular Grim Reaper-like Mexican folk saint, and subject of this week's cover story, is not the only object of supernatural devotion in the drug trade. Far from it. In fact, she's something of a Johnny-come-lately in Mexican folk religion. For as long as there have been smug ... More >>

  • Film

    August 9, 2012

    The Bourne Legacy

    Who's the new guy?

  • 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

    April 28, 2011

    Five Presidents Who Could Kick Chuck Norris's Ass

    Abe Lincoln: Let's get rrrrready to rrrrumble​In our continuing series of scholarly meditations on the United States Presidency, we now bring you a list of five presidents who could kick the crap out of Chuck Norris. Of note: only one of the top five served after 1908, although two honorable m ... More >>

  • News

    January 13, 2011

    Still Standing

    South Park has gone from a sheltered suburb to a crime-ridden war zone to a near wasteland. And Burger Park has managed to survive it all.

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    UH Basketball Tries Once Again To Resurrect Phi Slama Jama (And Our List Of The Five Best Basketball Coogs)

    While the University of Houston tries to resurrect its basketball program, we reflect on the glory days. ​Bryan Williams, who was a part of the University of Houston's Phi Slama Jama teams, took pictures for this week's cover story in the Houston Press about the incredible decline of the universit ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston

    The world's great cuisines converge here.

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston: Country Cooking

    An around-the-world guide to the foods of Planet Houston

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    College Football & NFL -- This Weekend's Best Bets

    Reggie Bush has always been a cheater​I'll get to the Best Bets of the weekend in a second, I promise, but first some venting.Reggie Bush is rapidly moving up my most hated list.Not because he chose to attend Southern Cal instead of Notre Dame. Not because the defining play of Notre Dame's decade ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    No Boat, No Problem: Wakeboarding Alternative Coming To Houston Next Spring

    Photo courtesy of Wake Nation"Uh, where's my boat?"​What's a wakeboarder to do when his access to a boat is strangled? Or when the local rivers, San Jacinto and Trinity, are closed off for, say, a piranha infestation? (Never say never!)Beginning in spring 2011, Houston wakeboarders, waterskiers an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2009

    Yes, Jo Koy Will Talk About His Mom This Weekend

    ​Comedian Jo Koy is having a great year, even if he isn't having a great week. He's got the flu and he's spending the holidays in airports and hotel rooms as he travels around the country doing his stand-up show. Hair Balls got to talk to him between flights, after he had just spent two hours wai ... More >>

  • News

    October 30, 2008

    A Mainstream Mormon's Test of Faith

    Seven months have passed since the polygamist raid in Eldorado, but the effects linger

  • News

    June 12, 2008

    County Attorney Candidate Vince Ryan Sues Linebarger Goggan

    Saying he deserves a bigger piece of the pie, the former city councilman serves up cherry information to his current political opponent

  • News

    January 18, 2007

    Master Cockfighter

    After more than 70 years, Mike Ratliff prepares to retire from his blood sport

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Family Ties

    Ex-members of a cult that once advocated sex between adults and children want the group's leaders exposed and punished

  • Dining

    June 16, 2005

    Swinging Sardinians

    At Arcodoro, you’ll find stunning seafood dishes and a classy late-night singles scene

  • News

    October 21, 2004

    Taking Aim

    Marching with an evolving minority electorate, a Vietnamese immigrant may just whip the GOP's old guard

  • News

    July 24, 2003

    Holy Father

    When it comes to the Catholic hierarchy, Mel Gibsons dad is one Mad Max

  • Music

    October 18, 2001

    Racket

    Local music goes unnoticed in the Bayou City

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Larry Perdido

    Head chef and co-owner, Saba Blue Water Cafe

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    In Ali's Corner

    Once a scout for the Kansas City Chiefs, Lloyd Wells caught the champ's attention with all his "pretty girls"

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Wareing Thin

    Primary results make a hoax of Hotze

  • Film

    April 6, 2000
  • News

    March 26, 1998

    Peer Pressure

    At Anderson Elementary, students are packed into classrooms, hallways and portable buildings as educators struggle to manage a school with too many kids

  • Calendar

    January 1, 1998
  • Film

    November 27, 1997

    Outlaws in the Outback

    Kiss or Kill offers an Aussie take on Bonnie and Clyde

  • Calendar

    August 7, 1997
  • News

    April 10, 1997
  • News

    September 26, 1996

    Naturalist Born Thrillers

    Butterflies are nature's floorshow and the Natural Science Museum's cash cow. John Watts' job is to keep the performers alive and flitting.

  • News

    August 1, 1996

    Lovely Latin Ladies

    Looking for a gorgeous, subservient wife? One who can't nag you, because she doesn't speak English? The Latina Connection will hook you up.

  • Film

    April 11, 1996

    World of Film

    Smaller, and with shorts, WorldFest/Houston cranks up its projectors

  • News

    January 25, 1996

    Autopsy

    Since Dr. Joe retired as Harris Countys chief medical examiner, the morgue itself has been undergoing a critical examination. Whats been uncovered botched postmortems, illegal tissue-harvesting, double-dipping pathologists reveals a county office thats op

  • News

    January 18, 1996

    He Spanked an American Hero

    And it's not every candidate for Congress who can say that

  • News

    December 22, 1994

    Pastor to the Port

    In the changing world of the Houston Ship Channel, one thing remains constant: Father Rivers Patout.

  • News

    July 28, 1994

    Survival of the Strongest

    Pasadena's Anthony Clark is the world's strongest man. You'd think that would make him famous. You'd be wrong.

  • Culture

    December 30, 1993

    Celebrity Photographer, Photographer Celebrity

    Talking with Annie Leibovitz about the manufacture of cultural identity and the American dream

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