We're at the midpoint of the year of our Houston Rap Lord two thousand-fourteen. In that short span, we've seen BeatKing topple buildings and get Nicki Minaj's attention, Doughbeezy's slow fury wreak havoc all over the country, two radio stations viciously vie for listeners, DeLorean arming himself ... More >>
Das Rheingold Is a monumental undertaking.
20. Rosewood Thievz, Enter the Terrordome No rap tape dug into the most basic components of an old Houston tape better than this one. A guilty pleasure that lasts for over 60 minutes with horrorcore thought processing (waiting for one of the Obama daughters to become legal), Terrordome sounds like a ... More >>
Of the three major professional sports leagues, football has the methodology of compensation that is the least broken and the fiscal system that is least susceptible to ruin at the hands of compulsively spending owners, and it's all because of the NFL's policy of utilizing non-guaranteed contracts. ... More >>
This image of Jeff Goldblum would make a nice update to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. We wanted to focus on Cuban restaurants for the roundup, in honor of Elian Gonzalez's 18th birthday week. There weren't any Cuban restaurants on this week's list, though, so we're just looking at Hispan ... More >>
"Awsome," maybe, but you're no Chris BoshMy views on tattoos have been made clear in this space before: I don't begrudge people getting a tattoo, or even several tattoos. It's legal, it's your body, do what you want with it. I just would like to be around to see the people cover every inch of ... More >>
Photos by Jason WolterEmmylou Harris & the Red Dirt Boys Verizon Wireless Theater June 22, 2011 The song about the Italian painter wasn't in the set, and at the end it seemed like it was the only song not in the set, but watching Emmylou Harris and her Red Dirt Boys paint the curtained-off V ... More >>
Houston's Daniel Shea thinks Joseph Ratzinger has a lot to answer for if he'd talk.
Rebels Honky Tonk thrives on Houston's least country block.
Texas A&M University created an architectural award this year, the Spirit of Place medal, "envisioned as becoming one of the world's premier built-environment awards," according to a press release from the school.The university wants its new award to be "viewed in the same light" as the Stirl ... More >>
I took one for the team this morning and finally consented to try one of Starbucks' new artisan breakfast sandwiches that have been created as part of an effort to put "real food" into the stores aside from fatty pastries and dry croissants. Y'all owe me for this one. The Good: The artisan ... More >>
Circumcised men are employing weights and pulleys to cover themselves back up
Velvet Revolver is the best hope in a dismal lot of Guns N' Roses substitutes
Contemporary craft is more than macaroni place mats
The Cohns say their builder ripped them off with a poorly built home that became infested with mold. They've joined other Texas homeowners who want a lemon law passed just for houses.
At Fabio's, the atmosphere and the Alfredo sauce are old clichés. But so is "Mom's apple pie," and it's still good.
The statue doesn't look like a traditional Our Lady of Guadalupe. But its appearance is just the start of the