After a fairly mild fall and a deceptively warm December, winter finally decided to wallop us with some mighty chilly weather. Fortunately, our weather won't be so cold that we'll be forced indoors by the possibility of frozen flesh like folks in other parts of the country. And while warmer temperat ... More >>
Food Truck Friday @ Houston Press Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 2603 La Branch Bare Bowls Kitchen is up next in the Food Truck Fridays series at the Houston Press. The truck will be serving lunch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. outside our offices. Come by and grab a Yucatan Bowl with banana leaf-roasted pork, ... More >>
See more fiery photos from the Curry Crawl in our slideshow. It's summertime, Houston. And it ain't just the 98 degree heat that's sizzling hot. This past Sunday, ten local chefs set patrons on fire at the first annual Curry Crawl. Hosted by Straits Restaurant at CityCentre and benefiting PULS ... More >>
"Like, what is your problem?" Jason NocitoHell hath no fury like a spurned musician, but a critic's vengeance doesn't lag far behind. This week in the Houston Press, you can read an interview Noah Bailey at our sister paper the Dallas Observer did with Dr. Dog's Scott McMicken, who says he h ... More >>
American Idol Runner-Up: Kick Her While She's Fail: In case you haven't heard, Crystal Bowersox was kicked off American Idol when it was revealed that her entire career path had simply been one of Hurley's delusions while still locked up in the psych ward, and that Seacrest Island had never even ... 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 email@example.com. Thanks, homies. Unexpected Fubu Advertisement Featuring Slim Thug That Bites Apple Commercials of the Week Wire to Wire Here's that Devin t ... More >>
Only 29 shopping days until Christmas. More to the point, it's less than a month until we don't have to hear that goddamned barking dogs version of "Jingle Bells" and can stop forcing ourselves to be nice to each other for another year. We at Rocks Off know times are tough. Unemployment is still ... More >>
Without as much to lose as Galveston, Bolivar surges ahead in its recovery.
Meet Rye Rye, Baltimore's latest rap sensation.
This is a sidebar to the story posted yesterday on the murder of Brad Will. Brad Will is the latest victim in a continuum of U.S. reporters who have traveled to Mexico to document the struggle for justice here -- and perhaps assuage their personal demons -- and have wound up in a shallow grave or o ... More >>
Houston minister Dr. K.A. Paul flies around the globe using Jesus to pull in worldwide donations -- unfortunately spending more money on jet fuel than orphans
Deepa Mehta completes her trilogy amid outrage from Hindu fundamentalists
Kitchen-sink revolutionary M.I.A. has the beats to make you bang
ArtHouston is a gallery of galleries
"Made in USA" gives patriotism a twist
The industry's initial reaction to Welles's masterwork should serve as a lesson to WorldFest filmmakers
In Dorothy Hood's paintings, dark was dark and light was light. The contrasts were often as stark in her life.
Have you heard the one about the American food critic and the Pakistani cab driver who walk into a barbecue joint?
The pretty boys return from the '80s, and insist they've never been away
Sri Lankan Michael Ondaatje will read from his Booker Prize-winner The English Patient, a lyric novel of image and history