From Jimmy the Greek to whatever current incarnation of oddsmakers in Las Vegas will offer you this week's picks "free on a recorded message," there have always been people willing to offer you their opinions on who will win a game, among any number of other crazy bets gambling degenerates are willi ... More >>
Moving Sidewalks Bayou Music Center September 28, 2013 "We're actually remembering this shit," Billy F. Gibbons said after the Moving Sidewalks had played two choppy, fuzz-clouded songs Saturday night at Bayou Music Center. By all accounts, it was his pre-ZZ Top engagement's first public performanc ... More >>
The long, hard truth
Houston's Mayalino swears a lyrical vendetta against fake rappers.
"Why Don't You Love Me" - Beyoncé from Beyoncé on Vimeo. Holy smokes. Have you seen the new Beyoncé video for "Why Don't You Love Me"? It is, shall we say, steamy. Maybe even steamier than "Single Ladies (Put A Ring on It)". First Beyoncé swiped choreography from Bob Fosse. Now she's finding ins ... More >>
Photos by Hallie JordanClothing designer David Meister helped amp up Houston's fashion scene during a spring collection showcase at Neiman Marcus this week.Meister designs cocktail and evening dresses for women, while aiming for a timeless, simple look, he says. "I like simple shapes, lots ... More >>
The Oughts, or whatever the hell people are going to call them (The Hell Years?) Are quickly drawing to a close; meaning it is a time to reflect on the 10 years that we've endured.Hair Balls and our sister blogs, Rocks Off and Eating...Our Words, will be putting together various lists delineating ... More >>
There is no gold at the end of this terrible Matthew McConaughey-Kate Hudson mash-up
Will "self-enforcement" be enough for Houston's expanded smoking ban to work?
The story of an '80s anti-apartheid activist carries overtones of the present
In which we call bullshit on J.T. LeRoy's "essay" in the Oxford American's music issue
Jim Jarmusch offers up another quest story for hipsters, and they'll be pleased
In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise.
Tricked-out rides roll to Reliant for Hot Import Daze
Catwoman prompts both purrs and hisses
Houston's Bo Eason was among the NFL's toughest tacklers. But he takes his hardest hits in writing about his very intimate House of Pain.
Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight
Product placement comes to adult videos...hey, watch where you put that thing!
Confusing Simpatico explores the guilt that haunts three friends who pulled a scam in their youth
Brooks crafts another classy comedy with The Muse
The Mighty mixes myth and reality for a fresh fable
In the latest Crichton-based thriller, there's nothing to fear but Sphere itself
Dwight Yoakam's the last great country singer -- and he doesn't need a twang to prove it
Sharon Stone's Last Dance has good intentions, and absolutely awful timing
Spike Lee works the phone-sex lines, but loses his connection
Two offbeat films chronicle three offbeat young women's struggles
Gonzo Western The Quick and the Dead is ludicrously entertaining
The Heights' new Italian isn't Venice, but it isn't bad