Gathering the tribes of Houston's local punk, metal and hardcore fans together for one wild night is no easy task, particularly on a busy weekend of live music. Throwing a free extravaganza of loud, aggressive sounds at Fitzgerald's is a good way to start, however. Ten bands unleashed a wide varie ... More >>
The time for talking is almost over, and tonight we'll find out if the shrinking spread on this season's BCS Title game and the last minute rush by some to the Texas Longhorn bandwagon is a harbinger of things to come. Me personally, I think Nick Saban dials up some exotic blitz packages that give ... More >>
Via Mike McGuff's blog comes a whole lot of time-capsule goodness: a 1965 mini-documentary by KPRC on how KPRC goes about putting together the news for its TV and radio audience.It's a world where cigarettes are smoked manfully, reporters are uniformly white and the intersection of Westheimer & ... More >>
The city's skuzzy alt-rock scene thinks it is dying
Melt-Banana Melt-Banana with Dizzy Pilot and Cop Warmth Walter's on Washington November 29, 2007 Better Than: Anything made in America. Download: "Chain Shot to Have Some Fun," available free from the Melt-Banana Web site Melt-Banana, a Japanese band prone to covering Devo and the Beach Boys and ... More >>
Damn, it feels good to be a gangsta The countdown to happy hour is well underway, assuming you even observe such formalities. Here on Upper Milam, things are moving a little slow today thanks to the Detroit Cobras and Willowz, who sent a packed house at Rudz last night home sweaty, happy and not at ... More >>
Coke is the new weed
Houston's sweet-and-sour inaugural
Jetports and elite resorts may do what border bandits, blistering heat and harsh desert life couldn't: rob Big Bend of its rugged beauty.
Lisa Foronda, KHOU-TV Channel 11
Unhappy Talk TV. At KHOU, the hit tune is "Take This Job and Shove It!"
November 26 - December 2, 1998
Hispanic and African-American sports authority members want to make sure they're getting their fair share of the business
In his 14 years as Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Peter Marzio has increased the MFA's endowment tenfold, tripled MFA Membership and gotten it started on a huge new home. He hasn't done badly for himself, either.