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Simply Red

  • Dining

    February 21, 2013

    Dinner and a Show

    Houston's 10 best restaurants for pre-theater dining.

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Houston's 10 Best British Pubs: Close Your Eyes and Think of England

    You'll notice several things upon entering a British pub for the first time, especially if your only pub experiences to date have been in the States: The pubs are clean, bright and welcoming. The food is usually quite good. And pubs are family-friendly places -- for the most part -- which makes sens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Readers' Poll: Does Music In The Workplace Make You More Productive?

    A recent blog on the Bloomberg Businessweek site detailed a UK study that was done dealing with music in the workplace and its effect on worker productivity. 77 percent of surveyed businesses said that it boosted morale and made output soar. The rest of the 33 percent probably own sweatshops. Now I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Pink Slipped: The 7 Best Artists To Be Dropped From Their Label

    Once upon a time, record labels were the most important thing to an artist who chose to work within the music industry. They could make or break anyone and even world renowned artists knelt at the feet of their masters. Getting dropped from a label was, at one time, a death sentence. Even today man ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Get Lit: Had Me a Real Good Time - Faces: Before, During & After

    Had Me a Real Good Time - Faces: Before, During & After By Andy Neill 456 pp., $29.95, Omnibus Press A band that was actually more popular in the U.S. than their English homeland -- based on their incendiary live shows if not album sales -- Faces (or, to most, The Faces) are far more than just "Rod ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Idol Beat: Say Goodbye To Hollywood

    ​You know, I had my misgivings about covering Season 10 of American Idol. I've already mentioned my concerns that, contrary to what David Hasselhof would have us believe, American doesn't necessarily have talent. At least, not enough to fill ten seasons worth of programming. I also feared the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Our Annual Hour In Sunny 99.1's Holiday Hell

    ​The day before Thanksgiving, Sunny 99.1, "Houston's Official At-Work Station" did its yearly change-over to all holiday music. It's now a Houston tradition to turn over the dial at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Eve to snort your first line of Burl Ives or Brenda Lee of the season, before you have ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Keith Richards Signs On To Fill In At Faces Reunion

    ​Today's London Express trumpets the news that Rolling Stones perpetual bad boy Keith Richards will join erstwhile fellow Stone Ron Wood and the rest of the Rod Stewart-less Faces for the band's reunion performance at the Vintage at Goodwood Festival in West Sussex, England, August 13. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Don't You (Forget About Me): John Hughes' Greatest Hits

    Nothing epitomized the human and suburban experience better than the films of director John Hughes in mid-80s. Hughes, 59, passed away yesterday of a heart attack while visiting family in New York City. The writer/director had been largely inactive since the late '90s, only occasionally producing t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2008
  • News

    September 15, 2005

    Battle Scars

    Big John hustles on the streets of Montrose. He's been there since he was 13. For now, there's no plan B.

  • Music

    March 10, 2005

    Todymania!

    Houston's scene sees the release of its second great pop-rock CD in six months; also: March Music Madness hits town on the touring front

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Radio Daze

    One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.

  • Music

    September 16, 2004

    Mystery Bopping

    Racket searches for the hoppingest grocery store in town

  • Film

    August 29, 2002

    New Order World

    In dreary Manchester, a revolution spawned heroes, martyrs and, most of all, myths

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    The Buddhacrush

    Friday, December 28

  • Music

    April 30, 1998
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