No dalliances, do wayward (and likely unrelated) anecdotes, no nothing. Just good, interesting music:
Chief Keef, "I Don't Like": There are some details* behind this song that might be interesting to, like, 80 people or so, but mostly this song is important because IT FUCKING ROCKS TITS. Plus, it ... More >>
Modernist Cuisine is not your grandmother's Joy of Cooking. It establishes a new language by which chefs can communicate the complexities of their intellectual work. Authors Nathan Myhrvold, Chris Young and Maxime Bilet have produced a beautiful and fascinating cookbook that explores the possibili ... More >>
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This week we turn our fact-finding spotlight on of the most successful cosmic rock bands of all time, Pink Floyd. The band is going through another period of rediscovery by fans young and old with a new set of remastered reissues, along with last year's extremely popula ... More >>
Google launched with much fanfare recently and, quickly, the reviews poured in. We even wrote about the things we thought Google would need to do to beat Facebook and we have since had a chance to look around inside the social networking platform. It does appear to be easier to use than Fac ... More >>
Something occurred to me the other day as I was reading the sports ticker announcing that our own Houston Texans were hiring Wade Phillips as the new defensive coordinator and, in fact, keeping Gary Kubiak as head coach, in the face of a wave of anti-Kubiak gnashing of teeth.
Have you ever had a f ... More >>
Marco TorresTax the Wolf at this month's Houston Press Music Awards ceremonyTonight Tax the Wolf unleashes their new album, Hold The Sun, onto Houston audiences at Mango's. In the wake of the band's Best Progressive Rock win at this month's Houston Press Music Awards, they have a lot to prove ... More >>
Stephen Hawking's voicebox makes us wonder if this execution should go through."If aliens ever visit us, I think the outcome would be much as when Christopher Columbus first landed in America," astrophysicist and wheelchair-enthusiast Stephen Hawking opines in a new documentary to be shown on the ... More >>
Halloween is coming, and that means many, many costuming mistakes will be made by normally sane adults. To help stop this scourge, each Thursday we will be offering tips and analysis of what to avoid, or possibly what to do.
While we don't know when or where we'll black out/get sick this Halloween, ... More >>
Child prodigies are a delicate bunch, as evidenced by this girl, and a nine-year-old Houston boy is in that group.He's Adam Atanas and he recently finished a semester of physics classes at Texas A&M.
"It's very easy to see them as little circus monkeys and they're not," says Dr. David Toback ... More >>