Behind the scenes of the death match between Big Ag and undercover animal-rights activists.
If you're into aliens, and you're not too busy being rectally probed by some little gray dude with huge eyes, you might want to check out the Out of This World! UFO Conference and Festival in Edinburg this weekend. The extraterrestrial extravaganza will feature bigwigs like Stanton Friedman, who, ... More >>
Jandek Big Star Bar April 1, 2012 The first time I saw Jandek live, I learned to leave whatever I had been expecting in another room. That was Rudyard's in April 2009, and I had been expecting (correctly or not) some kind of solo Bill Callahan-like avant-folk implosion, and got a trio playing a sol ... More >>
Brad Moore, owner of Big Star Bar and Grand Prize, was driving through Roswell, New Mexico when his cell phone blew up. "It was Jandek, I shit you not," says Moore about the experimental musician who's traditionally an enigma around here, but has been in the public eye more of late. Moore explai ... More >>
For most of the spring and summer, a souped-up squad of 100 ATF agents was running all over Houston and South Texas doing everything possible to slow the raging river of guns illegally flowing into Mexico.Agents followed up old leads, tracked down new ones, made scores of arrests, confiscated hun ... More >>
After more than 70 years, Mike Ratliff prepares to retire from his blood sport
The infamous Zodiac killer inspires another dead-end film
Former Chronicle reporter turns into a Tennessee Matt Drudge