The Gillette Company

  • Culture

    June 12, 2014

    Everyone’s Trying to Get Somewhere in Good People

    Get swept along even when the theme is overplayed.

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    The Best Surprises of Free Press Summer Fest 2014

    ANOTHER RUN Sunday, Jupiter stage I could hear Another Run from outside the festival, and I followed their sound all the way from the gates to the stage, where I stood impressed for the remainder of their show. You guys who know about them know how good they are, but somehow they've flown completel ... More >>

  • News

    July 12, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Lenwood Johnson: Trying to Save a Last Shred of Freedmen's Town History

    And so, after all these years of condofication, it has come to this: one last row of shotgun houses in the Fourth Ward. The transformation from funky and proud Freedmen's Town to go-go, oontz-oontz Midtown is almost complete. Gone or boarded up are several historic churches, the Fa Real bar, King ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    Top 6 Ways To Improve Summer Fest Next Year

    More FPSF 2012 Coverage: • Summer Fest line-up reviews on the Rocks Off blog. • Free Press Summer Fest 2012: The Sexy, Sweaty Crowds • Popsicles and Pizza: The Food of Summer Fest • FPSF: The Bands from Saturday • FPSF: The Bands from Sunday Free Press Summer Fest is very much still a wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Cowboy Diaries: Bobby Welsh -- Houston Champeen Defends His Title

    True cowboys are hard to find, but not at the Houston Rodeo. Life on the road leads them here this time every year for the biggest rodeo in the world, where they'll ride and wrangle livestock for cash and glory. Each day, Hair Balls will spotlight one person with enough dirt on his boots to call him ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Houston Chevron Marathon: Where To Watch and How To Do It

    Photos by euthman​Sunday morning, 22,000 runners will depart from the George R. Brown Convention Center to traverse Houston on foot as part of the 2010 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Half Marathon. This year will be the largest and most popular marathon in Houston history. In 2009, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Pop Rocks: Tiger By The Tail

    ​With apologies to William Blake:Tiger! Tiger! Feeling lowIn the forests of OrlandoWhat errant hydrant (or 5-wood)Put that dent in your Caddy's hood?That silliness out of the way, here are some thoughts on the whole Eldrick Woods...thing.1. The instantaneous news cycle really is something to behol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2008

    Health Museum Gets All Space-Age

    No one with half an operating brain cell can ever forget The Onion's classic column by the CEO of Gillette headlined "Fuck Everything, We're Doing Five Blades." They've obviously read it over at the Health Museum. Fuck 3-D, they're saying, we're going Four-D. "Along with the 3-D effects of the fil ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2008

    Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s Films at Discovery Green

    Clips and short films from the National Baseball Hall of Fame show Sandy Koufax, Mickey Mantle and other greats on the big screen

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2006

    Will Shave for Sex So, Houston ladies, you're saying this ain't sexy? H-town has been making all kindsa' lists lately. And now it seems that damn, we're smoove. Proving that in America, anyone can start an organization about anything, we have word from the National Organization of Social Crusaders Repu ... More >>

  • News

    March 23, 2006

    Good Face Time

    Beth Ostrosky

  • News

    September 1, 2005

    Against the Odds

    No betting shows on one sports-talk station

  • Calendar

    January 29, 2004
  • Music

    May 21, 1998
  • News

    November 27, 1997

    See No Evil

    Under director Jimmie Schindewolf, the city's public works department has averted its eyes from shoddy work, mismanagement -- and corruption.