While the viral celebrities of the Internet age are, in our minds, all part of the same dysfunctional family (Ladies and gentlemen, the VIRAL Family! Tay, Chris, Antoine, Charles, and Zombie Kid! Ready for action!) , the fact of the matter is that none of them actually know each other and none of th ... More >>
A Kingwood woman has been arrested after police caught her behind the wheel of a car while allegedly intoxicated on a cornucopia of substances, all while an eight-month-old baby was buried alive under clothing and a skateboard in the back seat of the trash-filled vehicle. Montgomery County Precinct ... More >>
"I didn't want to enter free agency in the first place, but it was a one-way door given to me by the GM to leave Houston. I want the fans there to know entering free agency was not my decision." -- Mario Williams in a Wednesday interview with Mark Berman of Fox 26 You know the old saying "It's not ... More >>
Twenty years ago this week, a slick R&B ballad appeared at the top of the charts and simply refused to go away. One of the most successful songs of the '90s, Boyz II Men's "End of the Road" ruled the Billboard Hot 100 for 13 weeks, setting a new record. The soundtrack single was a major triumph not ... More >>
James SharrockRocks Off sat down with Cradle of Filth's Dani Filth to see we could find out about the front man and founder of the British goth-metal band, which formed in 1991, in 30 seconds. Rocks Off: What is the worst song in the world? Dani Filth: The Scissor Sisters' "I Can't Decide." ... More >>
Courtesy Smith County SO Daniel George McAllister and Jason Robert BourqueThe crimes that East Texans Jason Robert Bourque and Daniel George McAllister were convicted of last month were disgusting indeed. The two young men, sometimes working together and other times apart, admitted to torchin ... More >>
We guess Hunter S. Thompson was right -- the Kentucky Derby really is vile and depravedI'm not sure what it says about the type of summer we're going to have here in Houston when an embedded video of 30 hornets wrecking a shop and mass-murdering 30,000 bees in a blog post about the Kentucky Derby ... More >>
One of the most universally frustrating and equally liberating characteristics about Twitter is that it's wholly unstructured and undefined. No rules, no guidelines, no instructions. When you sign up, you get suggestions at best, and vast white space at worst. You know, it's kinda like colle ... More >>
The mass shooting at Fort Hood was just one of a growing number of troubling military deaths, murders and suicides.
Generation DIY turns to self-diagnosing to save money.
New Potter mines the depths of adolescent angst
Lisa Collins took the Paxil her doctor prescribed. There was supposed to be no problem with her continuing it during her pregnancy. Now, it seems, there was.
Hollywood pounces on 6-6-06 with a needless Omen revival
A bad reaction to a drug trial sparks an investigation into Houston's Fabre Clinic and its founder
The And 1 Mixtape Tour is for true street ballers
No Place Else to Go (Self-released)
NASA scientists fear tepid response when aliens encounter Christopher Cross
Friday, September 26
World Without Tears (Lost Highway)
In My Eyes (Independent Records)
Saturday, October 26
Andrew W.K. is oozing with gratitude. Watch out -- you might get it on your clothes.
Peter Shaffer's Equus doesn't speak as compellingly to modern audiences
Mental Health Madness, Residental Revelations, English or Else?
Make Yourself; When Incubus Attacks! Vol. 1
Notes from the (corporate-sponsored) underground
Laser rock shows at the Museum of Natural Science go the way of the dinosaurs
The Kids in the Hall
Josephine's traditional Italian fare is the perfect antidote to the blues
Body Carving. Tattoos vanish under lasers. Piercings close up. But scarification is forever.
A band reunion becomes gentle satire in Still Crazy
Wheel of Dysfunction