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Santa Monica

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Susie Jimenez of Trenza Talks Food Network Stardom and Latin Roots

    This is the first part of a two-part Chef Chat interview. Check back with us tomorrow to read Part 2. If things had gone slightly different, Susie Jimenez might not have opened her Mexican/Latin American/Indian fusion restaurant, Trenza, in Houston. Jimenez came very close to having her own Food Ne ... More >>

  • Film

    May 30, 2013

    As He Likes It: Joss Whedon Takes On Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

    Shakespeare, comic books — for the Avengers auteur, it's all the same thing.

  • News

    July 19, 2012

    The Hot-Yoga Wars

    Two yogis battle over the fate of a tradition (and a very large pile of money).

  • Music

    March 24, 2011

    Freedom of Choice

    No time like the present for satirical synth masters Devo.

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: R.I.P. Western Swing Guitar God Jimmy Wyble

    It went without much notice, but jazz/western swing guitar great Jimmy Wyble passed away Jan. 16. Wyble, born Jan. 25, 1922 in Port Arthur, was a popular guitarist on Houston radio during the 1940s. He had a show with Cameron Hill, another noted local guitarist. Wyble and Hill moved to Los Angeles, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2008

    Tonight: Boxmasters at Scout Bar, Part 2

    Billy Bob Thornton (center), flanked by the Boxmasters' touring lineup. “Billy’s reaching for the phone.” With that, Boxmasters guitarist/bassist J.D. Andrew (see here) hands off to his drummer/lead singer Billy Bob Thornton, who won the hearts of miscreants everywhere as Willie, the booze-sw ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 20, 2007

    Illegal Immigrants in the Restaurant Industry

    Mexican immigrant Hugo Ortega went from washing dishes to owning Houston's best Mexican restaurant — now he has a few things to say about immigration

  • News

    December 6, 2007

    Toxic Town: Cancer and Birth Defects in Somerville

    In Somerville, chances are far better than normal that you will die of cancer or give birth to a deformed baby

  • Film

    June 7, 2007

    Geekology 101

    Judd Apatow explains himself.

  • News

    December 22, 2005

    It's a Bird! It's a Plane!

    Despite major opposition, construction commences on what could become North America's most dangerous airport

  • News

    September 30, 2004
  • News

    May 16, 2002

    Gays and God

    Plus: Balancing Act, In Jay's Day, Making Book

  • Dining

    June 14, 2001

    The Thais That Bind

    A culinary trip down the Mekong

  • Culture

    April 26, 2001

    Shearer Delight

    The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    Science Friction

    Architect Constance Adams designed an inflatable house that could take American astronauts to Mars. NASA wants to build it, but Congress keeps bursting the bubble.

  • News

    December 24, 1998

    Santa's Selves

    Inside every tired fat man, there's a merry prankster trying to get out

  • Music

    May 7, 1998
  • Music

    April 2, 1998

    Write or Wrong?

    Marilyn Manson's Long Hard Road Out of Hell is paved with one journalist's bad intentions

  • Film

    April 25, 1996

    To Lie For

    Janeane Garofalo makes a little deception go a very long (and very funny) way

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