Before Nixon exposed the cracks and Reagan finally broke the back of the "New Deal Coalition" -- the voting groups that comprised the Democrats' electoral advantage for over a generation: big city machines, labor unions, minorities (racial, ethnic and religious), liberal farm groups, intellectuals, ... More >>
We're not sure why Delivery Man exists.
Rush Limbaugh is a popular, indeed transformative, character -- and I use that word intentionally -- for conservatives. Glen Beck has lost some of his luster, but his right-wing star still shines brightly enough. (Hannity, tho . . . Hannity is trending downward). That's the conservative side of the ... More >>
Well...problem solved."Well, I learned something new today!" exclaimed my friend Jessica Walters as I met up with her after a panel at today's Houston Summit for the Creative Economy. "Women cause diabetes!" She laughed, but we both agreed that the moral of the story from the panel had been r ... More >>
Renowned forensics experts say a Pinal County deputy's high-profile tale about getting shot after encountering drug smugglers doesn't add up
Unlike refugees from other troubled countries, only a fraction of Mexicans seeking U.S. asylum are accepted no matter how horrible their wounds or their stories.
Tuesday's Metro Police shooting was not just unusual in that it was the first fatal shooting in the agency's history, but in that a bystander was injured as well. While we wait for more details to emerge from HPD, which is leading the investigation, Hair Balls checked in with a criminology expert ab ... More >>
The author of How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live Like Everyone Else tells all
The Soul Rebels Brass Band and Lil Pop Ledet crank up the holidays
Korean box-office monster emerges from the Han River to slime us stateside
A dead aunt plays narrator and matchmaker in Bertice Berry's When Love Calls, You Better Answer
A documentary restyles a misconstrued haircut
Court TV gives kids a lesson in solving crimes
When he was young, William Simon wanted to change the world. The late University of Houston sociology professor changed the way we view sex instead.
Ruggles at Enron Field hits for the cycle without ever leaving the dugout
Richard Willett's Triptych,
Houston's Red Krayola releases new record, unleashes new attitude
Harris County's chief pathologist finds herself under the microscope.
A Rice professor uncovers Leatherface's dark secret
According to a UH professor, his "perceived disability" is one