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  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Saturday Night: Bang Bangz, A Sea Es and The Suffers at Fitzgerald's

    Bang Bangz, A Sea Es, the Suffers Fitzgerald's March 23, 2013 There's nothing like a little sensory overload to liven up a Saturday night, eh, kids? Houston trio Bang Bangz held their release party for new album Red City Saturday at Fitzgerald's, and I was blown away by the sheer madness of the n ... More >>

  • Film

    April 12, 2012

    Your Clever Is Showing

    Built to impress, Cabin in the Woods can't see the forest for the trees.

  • Dining

    November 17, 2011

    Texas on Washington

    The second benjy's location serves low-key local foods.

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Double-Thick Campfire Bars

    Joanna O'LearyCampfire Bars​The impending summer makes me think of camp, which makes me think of plaintive letters home, moody counselors, and delicious s'mores. Since right now I am sans grill and have a shitty gas stove, I cannot roast marshmallows over on open flame and therefore am unable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Deluge Of Underground Rap Releases Keeps On Coming

    Leaving Flo' from Zo Rill on Vimeo. Apparently, the City of Houston has enacted some sort of bill stating that everybody release new rap music every single day of the goddamn year. How else to explain the abundance of emails received these past few weeks with music? It very nearly surpassed the num ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Remember The Ballaticians' Full Course?

    Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or not, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email ​The Ballaticians Full Course (Self-released, 2010) The Ballaticians are a new-ish rap group. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Fake Tatas on the Rock of Love Bus

    What could you do with all the fake tatas on the Rock of Love Bus? You could make a raft big enough to save all the people from that Hudson River plane crash. You could rebuild the face of a young burn victim. You could make one million rubber door stops.

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    Houston On The TV: The Top Five

    According to an online survey by Sky News, the 80s were the coolest decade: Some 41% of people questioned in an online survey said the 80s was their favourite decade, followed by the 60s and the 90s. The Noughties polled as the least cool decade since 1960, with only 10% of people saying it was th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2008

    Fried Rice: Bring Back the Guns get picked

    We just got the word from Bring Back the Guns drummer Thomas that the band was able to access its practice space. Bassist Shaggy picked the locks and the band was able to get to their gear. (Apparently, somebody didn't pay the rent and the landlord locked BBTG out.) Take that Fransisco's! BBTG's m ... More >>

  • News

    April 17, 2008

    Do You Have Multiple Personality Disorder?

    Years after Sybil, the debate continues

  • Music

    February 14, 2008
  • Music

    October 2, 2003
  • Culture

    November 29, 2001

    When In Doubt...

    Classic gifts

  • Culture

    July 17, 1997
  • Dining

    October 10, 1996

    Collage Cuisine

    Crostini mixes a little Italian with a little Thai and a little Texas for food all its own