We are smack dab in the middle of the draft season, where NFL head coaches, general managers and scouts traverse the nation to various Pro Days at colleges all over the map to a) see if what they witnessed at the Scouting Combine was real and/or b) fill in whatever blanks remain post-Combine. Th ... More >>
Bear on Wine: We've been having a blast following Texas wine legend Bear Dalton's new blog, Bear on Wine. This week he weighs in with some of his insights into cork damage with a post entitled (caps his) MURDER, HE TASTED or 'Death in the Desert'. We don't want to spoil the grand finale of this fi ... More >>
Photo by Jeremy ParzenBacon cheeseburger and fries at Whataburger."Sonic, a drive-in chain a based in Oklahoma City," reported The New York Times this week, "added beer and wine to the menu in its new Homestead, Fla., location in July. The addition was based on nearby restaurants' menus, and ... More >>
Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: Chamillionaire, "Good Morning" Wire To Wire Despite what you initially want to think about Cham's new s ... More >>
Between serious safety and environmental concerns, the Toyota Prius isn't the angel that everyone thinks it is.
Because her public appearances are stage-managed to the hilt, and otherwise she generally stays out of trouble (or out of sight altogether), Beyonce is of constant interest but limited use to gotcha!-media outlets like TMZ. "It's hard to imagine Beyonce scratching an itch without undergoing a little ... More >>
Seven months have passed since the polygamist raid in Eldorado, but the effects linger
Houston might be dropping in the fat city rankings, but the folks at Slate.com can't stop talking about our cuisine. First, there was the write-up on wholesaler Sysco. Now they've got an item on our latest delicacy: human flesh. As you've probably heard by now, a local man has been charged with kil ... More >>
Hollywood claims the sky is falling. To which we say Puh-lease.
Mrs. Fresh Prince brings her "spiritual hardcore" to the Scout Bar. Deal with that.
Deborah Colton Gallery and Aurora Picture Show pay tribute to an indie film legend
Matt Mullenweg helps usher in the real information revolution, one Web log at a time
Does DQ's new drink ring some racist bells?
The Chron's embedded reporter is far from the action
October 29 - November 4, 1998