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  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Culture

    October 13, 2011

    Oprah of the Piney Woods

    Kathy Patrick wields some hefty clout out of her beauty shop/book store

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Rock And Roll Saved Steve Almond's Life - Here's How

    ​It's one thing to enjoy music as the kind of casual background noise to a car ride, jog in the park or commercial extolling the incredible mileage of the new Honda. Fiction writer, memoirist and former Miami New Times music writer Steve Almond (My Life in Heavy Metal, Candyfreak) is not that kind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Treme: We're Your Neighbors

    ​We're halfway through the first season of Treme, and it was clear in last night's episode, "Shame, Shame, Shame," that creator David Simon and his crew have some very clear ideas about where to go from here. The halfway point acted like a turning point of sort for the season, offering a narra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Treme: We're Your Neighbors

    ​We're halfway through the first season of Treme, and it was clear in last night's episode, "Shame, Shame, Shame," that creator David Simon and his crew have some very clear ideas about where to go from here. The halfway point acted like a turning point of sort for the season, offering a narra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Get Lit: Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life By Wynton Marsalis with Geoffrey Ward

    ​In addition to his long career as one of modern jazz's finest trumpet blowers and composers, Wynton Marsalis has waged a sort of one-man PR campaign for jazz education. He extols the virtues of the music as a current and lively art with a rich history - as opposed to a genre whose best days and p ... More >>

  • Film

    May 21, 2009

    Behind the Metal

    Revealed: Everything you wanted to know — or didn't — about Canuck headbangers Anvil.<

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007

    Get Lit: Twenty Thousand Roads: The Ballad of Gram Parsons and His Cosmic American Music, by David N. Meyer

    To his champions, Gram Parsons was a cult-hero musical genius and the primary inventor of “country rock.” But he was also a tragic figure who died prematurely, and whose work has never been properly appreciated. To his critics, Parsons was a spoiled rich-kid wastrel who rode his good looks, mar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2007
  • Blogs

    July 12, 2007

    Get Lit: The Diana Chronicles, by Tina Brown

    Ten years ago in August, I and a whole lot of other people stayed up most of the night listening to news reports of Princess Diana’s accident. What started out as unbelievable turned into a night that became tragic, as TV reporters announced she had not been saved after all; she was dead The next ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2007

    Too Much Space

    When the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated in February 2003, all but paralyzing NASA, it presented the space agency with a very pressing problem: What were they going to do about the three guys stuck in space? The members of Expedition Six -- two Americans and a Russian -- had been orbiting in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2007

    Tall Texas Tale

    Coming out in trade paperback this month, Gary Shteyngart’s Absurdistan tells the story of Mischa Vainberg, a grossly overweight, highly wealthy, overly circumcised Russian Jew who finds himself trapped in the fictional, titular Caucasus country as it devolves into civil war. Effortless (except f ... More >>

  • Film

    December 22, 2005

    The Reel Truth

    Hollywood claims the sky is falling. To which we say Puh-lease.

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2003
  • News

    November 28, 2002

    Couples Therapy

    No pillow talk, no scoop

  • Culture

    October 31, 2002

    Paul Faaaaag!

    The creator of TV's Freaks can't stop talking about being a geek

  • Calendar

    October 17, 2002

    A Taste of Caramelo

    Sandra Cisneros takes a break from writing books to talk about them

  • News

    August 1, 2002

    POD People

    A new publishing method attracts first-time authors. Will it do the same for readers?

  • Calendar

    June 13, 2002

    Flirting with the Empire

    More and more, science fiction writers are using the Force to survive

  • Culture

    March 14, 2002

    Confess, Greg

    For years, Fletch was out of print. Now, his father explains why.

  • Culture

    February 7, 2002

    Flame On

    Out of financial and creative bankruptcy, Marvel Comics is mighty once more

  • Culture

    May 17, 2001

    Making Wookie

    The MFA explores the fine arts of marketing and merchandising with its Star Wars exhibit

  • Calendar

    January 18, 2001
  • Culture

    December 21, 2000

    Twisp of the Tale

    When C.D. Payne stopped writing ad copy, he created a revolutionary teenage hero

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Out-of-Print Book by a Living Local Columnist

    Houston: Land of the Big Rich, The Story of a Fabulous City, by George Fuermann

  • Calendar

    August 17, 2000

    Touchy Subjects

    E. Lynn Harris

  • Calendar

    November 4, 1999
  • News

    February 11, 1999

    Book of Love

    William July wrote about achieving great relationships. Then he had one.

  • Calendar

    November 27, 1997
  • News

    December 2, 1993

    The Final Conspiracy

    Obsessed with a 30-year-old murder, JFK assassinologists go to court to silence one another

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