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  • Music

    September 19, 2013

    How a Boy Named Horst Became an Internet Sensation Known As Riff Raff

    How a quiet kid from Copperfield morphed into today's most enigmatic rapper.

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Top 5 Food Products Whose Containers Are Better Than Their Contents

    When I was a tween, I had a weird fixation with Snapple bottles. I thought the label design was cool, and I liked the way a whole row of empty bottles of different varieties (including the abandoned line of sodas) looked lined on my bedroom window pane. Exciting times, let me tell you. I've since gi ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 5, 2012

    1981 and Now

    The Top 12 Texas Junk Foods.

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Top 5 Off-the-Market Drinks We're Still Thirsty For

    We've been taking a look at foods we miss dearly and crave back in our lives. So far, we've decided we can't stand a life without snacks like O'boisies Potato Chips and Fast Food Chicken Dishes like KFC's $.39 Chicken Littles. But all of that junk food has made us thirsty, so this time, we're remini ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Terrible? Great? Seven Rap Videos About Texas Colleges

    Rap is a universal language, except for most old people. So it's natural that college students would use rap to express their love for their school. Sometimes this is done well, others....not so well. True to form are these Texas schools, be they oh-so-white or not so white. How well do they succe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Together Always: Country Duets for Valentine's Day

    Maybe it's because I'm a Libra, but I believe that everything in life should be as harmonious as possible-love, especially. Duets might be the ultimate musical testament to such a theory. I'm not talking about the resonance that's created when a woman is vacuuming while her man watches television. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Robb Walsh: If you were wondering what the kerfuffle over Dublin Dr Pepper was all about last week, Robb Walsh has a simple and concise explanation for the uproar: "Why the corporate headquarters of Dr Pepper/Snapple found it necessary to close down the oldest Dr Pepper bottler in Texas and a living ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Unimportant News: Rick Perry Places "Friendly World Series Wager." Important News: He Puts a Period in Dr Pepper!!!

    NO PERIOD, Governor.​If your state has a team in the World Series, chances are your governor is going to make a silly bet with a cohort from the other league. So it's no surprise Rick Perry has a bet with someone called Jay Nixon, who we are reliably informed is the governor of Missouri. And ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    Dr Pepper Sues Itself, Sort Of

    Photo by Amit GuptaDublin Dr Pepper: the highly-coveted Dr Pepper version of Mexican Coca-Cola.​In the long history of entities suing themselves -- Wells Fargo in 2009, the government of Thailand in 2006 -- none have been as disheartening to Texans as the latest news that Dr Pepper Snapple (DP ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Noni Berry Snapple

    ​Being familiar with a wide range of foods, I don't often find myself exclaiming, "What the hell is that?" while walking through my neighborhood supermarket. But that was my reaction when I spotted Noni Berry Snapple. More specifically, I thought, "What the hell is a noni berry?" For a seco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Bret Michaels' Diet Snapple Trop-A-Rocka Tea

    ​Confession #1: I am not, nor ever have been, a fan of the band Poison. Confession #2: I have never seen a single episode of The Apprentice. But I nevertheless have become somewhat obsessed with Bret Michaels's Diet Snapple Trop-a-Rocka Tea, which the former rock star designed as part of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2010

    Top Five '90s Food Trends

    ​ We're not really nostalgic for any of these food items--perhaps it hasn't been long enough yet? What 1990s foods do you remember consuming in great quantities (that you're willing to admit)? 5. Fat-Free/Diet Snack Foods All of that playing around in the laboratory led to some pretty sketc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Game Time: Disillusioned By UFC 112? Check Out My New MMA Company!

    ‚ÄčI'm not a huge UFC guy. I enjoy getting together with friends to watch the pay-per-view shows occasionally. I've gone on record saying that the first Frank Mir-Brock Lesnar fight at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas is one of the five best sporting events I've ever been to live. Plus, BONUS, there i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2007

    Hunger Buster

    Why stop at 30 hours? When you get a press release that says "More than 500,000 teens across the nation will participate in this year's famine," you can't help but take notice. And so it was with World Vision's e-mail this morning about how hundreds of Houston teens will starve themselves for 30 h ... More >>

  • Film

    January 4, 2007

    Suicide Club

    Ethically questionable documentary spends a year on the Golden Gate

  • Calendar

    March 17, 2005

    Guinness Gracious!

    The parties are brewin' for St. Patrick's Day

  • News

    April 29, 2004

    Perfect Fit

    Metro's new president already has a Houston attitude

  • News

    February 27, 1997
  • Dining

    January 9, 1997

    Miracle at the Mercado

    Spring Branch's New Flea Market has something truly amazing: mall food worth eating

  • Music

    October 20, 1994

    Dismounting dead horse

    Michael Haaga splits from Pasadena's premier practitioners of metal