Houston Babylon, the feature coming out this week, dissects a few of the creepiest and most chilling events in Houston history. In coming up with four of those tales, we stumbled over many more -- too many to fit the print edition. All this week we'll bring you some extra, online-only stories. Che ... More >>
Six ways of looking at Tom Waits, character actor.
Three former Houstonians who have been included in the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Country Music defy all odds. To call Rodney Crowell, Lyle Lovett, or Steve Earle a "country songwriter" or a "country singer" is the grossest simplification. All three have a huge streak of the folk traditi ... More >>
A comedy written by and starring women, Bridesmaids still screwed.
Cold War Kids look to movie directors for guidance.
[Ed. Note: To help spread the word about next Friday's benefit for the Houston International Festival's education programs at Rockefeller Hall, featuring Texas Johnny Brown and Marcia Ball, Rocks Off asked iFest director of performing arts and former Houston Chronicle music critic Rick Mitchell to r ... More >>
"You switched your engine now I ain't got time For a triflin' woman on my main line 'Cause I'm movin' on, you done your daddy wrong I've warned you twice, now you can settle the price 'Cause I'm movin on - Hank Snow, "I'm Movin' On" Thanks to earnest guidance from his parents and maternal grandmoth ... More >>
In Steve Buscemi's latest, the journalist-star sit-down is an interview between vampires
Judd Apatow explains himself.
Clint Eastwood is not done yet
James Toback wastes an uninhibited Neve on a cheesy Adrian Lyne rip-off
For Kevin Smith, growing up means selling out
The dark Buffalo Soldiers may be one of the year's best
The naked truth about why Houston isnít the third coast
Peter Bogdanovich wasn't dead. He was just acting like it.
Bruce Campbell knows why bad movies happen to great actors
Director James Toback crosses racial, gender and class lines in the gracefully gritty Black and White
Lyle Lovett is smart, funny and wears Armani. That's right: He is from Texas.
The Apostle's road to hell is paved with good intentions
The Jurassic Park sequel isn't nearly nasty enough
Bruce Beresford's Paradise Road ends up leading nowhere
Howard Stern shows off his Private Parts, and they're really quite nice
What this year's movies portend for next year
Ute Lemper searches for truth in the cabaret songs of 1920s Germany
At WorldFest, variety doesn't always prove spicy