Super Soakers

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2014

    Watsky at the Bronze Peacock, 10/21/2014

    Watsky, etc. House of Blues (Bronze Peacock Room) October 21, 2014 One after the next, the acts that made up the sold-out Watsky bill Tuesday night at House of Blues' Bronze Peacock gave credit where it was due. "You guys are awesome," said DJ Brick, who provided beats for opener Kyle. "This is th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    An NSFW Trip to Juggalo Night Court, Which Is a Real Thing

    Note: this weekend our colleagues at St. Louis' Riverfront Times are risking life and limb to cover the 2014 Gathering of the Juggalos outside Thornville, Ohio. This article was written by Daniel Hill. Those in the outside world tend to view the Gathering of the Juggalos as a lawless festival of de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    The Best Shows In Houston This Week: Rihanna, Suzanna Choffel, Wavves, etc.

    Rihanna Toyota Center, April 15 Rihanna has combined her athletic stature, formidable vocals, down-for-whatever attitude and some alarming life choices to become a flashpoint pop star, a lightning rod for controversy that even Lady Gaga would have trouble rivaling these days. Musically, the Barbado ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Remember Mr. Wired Up (Oh Boy)'s Inside My Mind?

    Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or not, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email ​Mr. Wired Up (Oh Boy) Inside My Mind (Self-released, 2011) Despite having gained some tractio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    A Very Special Behind The Music: Zack Attack!

    Zack Attack keyboardist Samuel "Screech" Powers before his cutting days.​Everyone remembers Zack Attack. A lighthearted, tween-oriented pop group from California, they shot to the top of the charts in November 1990 with their No. 1 hit, "Friends Forever." Teenagers and close friends themselv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Runnin' down a dream.​Welcome back to Eating Our Words' weekly round-up, where each table has salt, pepper, sugar packets, and a Super Soaker full of chile con queso. J.C. Reid kicked off our week with a long-overdue investigation into Tex Chick, Houston's only Puerto Rican restaurant. It's a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Aftermath: Green Day at Toyota Center

    Mark C. Austin​ During "Minority," the motorized 2000 Celtic-thrash mash-up that closed Green Day's main set Saturday night, Toyota Center's video screen became a collage of flyers from the group's early days, before the platinum albums, roadies, Grammys and extra live musicians (there were four S ... More >>

  • Film

    November 20, 2003

    'Pac, Man

    The officially sanctioned Tupac Shakur biopic emerges, and it's quite money

  • Music

    October 2, 1997