The Gestapo

  • News

    March 27, 2014

    Dr. Steven Hotze's Weird War Against the Texas Medical Board

    Right wing physicians claim the TMB doesn't play fair. Not everyone agrees.

  • Culture

    January 10, 2013


    Images of battles won and lost paint us all with the brush of brutality at a searing, resonating MFAH exhibit.

  • Culture

    March 1, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Bike Nazis at the Texas Medical Center

    ARGH! DON'T YOU DARE PARK YOUR BIKE AT THE TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER OR ELSE! ​Before going to the office this morning, I cycled over to the Texas Medical Center to visit Chris Gray, the Press's whiz-bang music editor who is recovering from an apparent heart attack. I greatly enjoyed sharing laughs ... More >>

  • News

    July 28, 2011

    Friends with Benefits

    Dinesh Shah was adept at insinuating himself into people’s lives

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Humane Society President Speaks On Texas's "Puppy-Mill" Bill

    Humane SocietyWayne Pacelle likes the proposed bill, naturally.​In advance of Humane Society of the United States President Wayne Pacelle's May 15 Houston book-signing stop, we thought we'd ask about Texas's so-called "Puppy Mill bill." Introduced by State Representative Senfronia Thompson (D- ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 19, 2009

    Fifth Annual Houston Jewish Film Festival: Bloodlines

    Cynthia Connop’s documentary asks the tough questions

  • News

    January 1, 2009
  • Calendar

    March 20, 2008

    Beaufort and A Love to Hide

    Wars of past and present are shown onscreen at the Jewish Film Festival

  • Film

    January 24, 2008

    Youth Without Youth Is Not Entirely Terrible

    Coppola romanticizes his source material

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2007

    Solidarity, Baby

    Last week we told you how Michael Lacey, the executive editor of Village Voice Media, our parent company, was tossed in jail along with Jim Larkin, the chairman and chief executive officer. The case against them has been dropped. Completely. You can get the nitty-gritty here. In a show of solidar ... More >>

  • News

    October 18, 2007
  • Film

    April 19, 2007

    Black Book

    Back home in Holland, Paul Verhoeven uses his basic instincts to craft a slick Holocaust thriller

  • Music

    July 6, 2006

    Ships Ahoy

    Danielson sets course for indie paradise

  • Film

    May 11, 2006

    In the Face of Evil

    Sophie Scholl relives the last days of an anti-Nazi heroine

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    Back in the USSR

    Break out the vodka -- The Nightfly tours Houston's Russian-themed bars

  • Calendar

    August 19, 2004

    The Bends

    Theatre New West presents a historic play about homosexuals persecuted during WWII

  • News

    May 13, 2004

    Well-Dressed Rebels

    Revolt of the operagoing socialites

  • News

    February 12, 2004

    Firing Line

    The new tough-talking probation director has ousted aides, but can he improve services?

  • News

    January 8, 2004
  • News

    August 14, 2003
  • News

    May 15, 2003

    Passive Aggressive

    A court slaps down the D.A.'s bid to broadly expand its antipollution powers

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Riding Out a Dot-com Downturn

    Nobody's getting paid. There are no investors left. The rent money is running out. But George Molho and company are hanging on, hoping that with a good product and just a little luck they'll strike it rich.

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    Starry, Starry Night

    The Chronicle gets honored at a downtown bash

  • Music

    April 6, 2000

    Listen In

    KISS - The Suspects - Gestapo Pussy Ranch

  • Music

    December 16, 1999

    Whip Him Good

    Coming This Week

  • News

    January 7, 1999

    Which Bug Gets the Gas?

    Will the next house DeLay fumigates be that big White one or his own?

  • Calendar

    October 22, 1998
  • Music

    September 24, 1998
  • News

    November 27, 1997
  • News

    December 5, 1996

    In The Rough

    In its quest for a Municipal golf course, Lake jackson learned a valuable lesson: Never buy land without checking it out first. Unfortunately, the lesson came six years too late.

  • Film

    April 18, 1996
  • Culture

    February 29, 1996

    A Dream Garden

    A poet's death is given grand life by the Houston Ballet

  • News

    November 23, 1995

    The Exterminator

    Tom DeLay, the bug man from Sugar Land, has always despised environmental regulation. Now, as House majority whip, he's in a position to do something about it.

  • News

    May 4, 1995

    The Law East of Downtown

    With his army of volunteer deputies, Victor Trevino is Harris County's most innovative and open lawman. But his sharp tongue hasn't endeared him to other politicians. And some wonder if all his power has gone to his head.

  • News

    February 17, 1994

    Mortician to the Masses

    Houston's notorious cut-price gravemeister wants to get back into the business

  • Culture

    December 9, 1993

    Re-visions of Sugar Plums

    Observations from behind the Nutcracker curtain