Tony Feher turns the debris stream of daily life into art at the reopened Blaffer Art Museum.
Police can keep your cash, car and other property, regardless of whether you've been convicted of – let alone charged with – a crime.
See more with Michael Sweet in this week's issue of the Houston Press. In the 1980s, contemporary Christian music was on the cusp of accepting a nice little jolt of electricity for headbangers everywhere. That jolt of electricity, my friends, was Stryper. They burst onto the scene and have since p ... More >>
We've all seen this spiked, peroxide-dyed Food Network star eating his way across America's heartland. We've all heard him choking out limp catchphrases around mouthfuls of food, wheezing out airy, hyena-like whinnies of laughter while wiping grease and mustard off of his perfectly manicured, bleac ... More >>
Jessica Cooley / Lufkin Daily NewsPasDoctor Geronimo has quite the bash planned tonight.Hair Balls' old friend PasDoctor Geronimo is back at it this week. This time around he's not in trouble with the law. Instead, the Lufkin man, whose "white man's name" is Douglas Paul McCoy, has filed a ... More >>
For a decade now, online retailers have increasingly grown their sales to the point they now rival traditional brick and mortar establishments. Let's face it, it's just easier to shop online if you have a computer, an internet connection and a desire to avoid crowds. You can sit there with a ... More >>
Not one of the floodwater mosquitoes currently plaguing HoustonYou go outside in Houston this week, you are going to be bit. At least until the cold front comes through Thursday. You don't want to use noxious chemicals on yourselves or your loved ones, so you turn to natural mosquito repelle ... More >>
Eat enough and NBA players could look like this!The NBA officially canceled all training camps and portions of the preseason due to the continuing lockout imposed by owners. While there have been a few rumblings over the past week or so that there might be some cause for optimism with behind ... More >>
Photos by Shea SerranoFullMetal FDotTurnin' Headz The Backroom at the Mink July 7, 2011 10:18-10:50 p.m.: So, our intention tonight was to head over to The Mink for this Turnin' Headz underground rap showcase after going to see the premiere of new music videos from local rappers Montana, The ... More >>
Barry SigmanHello, foundation problems.Now that we're nine months into the drought, we called a foundation company to see if someone could diagnose whether the ghastly cracks our ceiling had sprouted recently needed official repair. Vanessa Hutcherson at Olshan (the renowned foundation repai ... More >>
God, I hope they cleaned that fireplace grate first.The crock pot recipes that EOW blogger Kevin Shalin shares here each week have become one of our most popular series of posts, but what are you to do when rolling blackouts prevent you from making those tasty crock pot recipes at home? And ... More >>
Anyone who's watched football (or What Not to Wear, we guess) recently knows that the onslaught has begun: The horror of Christmas commercials. These heinous 30-second bits of torture can abuse viewers in several ways. Here are five of the worst. 5. Jewelry for the Meek, Submissive Weaker Sex Whet ... More >>
La Migra, NAFTA and one piece at a time
Comin' at yaThe single most important type of hurricane ever -- one that threatens the New York metropolitan area -- is looming.As everyone knows, events that happen in New York are far more important than events elsewhere. Luckily for TV viewers up there, we're sure the sophisticated local news ... More >>
Photo by Chasen MarshallPose for the cameras, boysHow many Major League Soccer All-Stars does it take to put in a playground? Apparently only three.Well, three, along with the assistance of nearly 250 sweaty volunteers, most of whom were wearing mud-caked shoes by the end of the day. And don't fo ... More >>
Now is the perfect time of year to cultivate a backyard or balcony garden of potted herbs. If you cook or make cocktails, however infrequently, it's worth your while to invest in a few $4 starter plants, thereby saving you the money and hassle when a recipe calls for a fresh herb. Whole Foods ... More >>
Photos by Britney Jackson"Obamie is a comma commie" says the fine print, for some reason. Britney Jackson was just headed to the Home Depot near Gulfgate this past weekend, looking to repair a fence.She walked into a border war.The stalwart members of some group had gathered there, presumably sin ... More >>
Sick of corporate Christmas? Try shopping local. Hair Balls presents a 12-part series highlighting ideas for holiday gifts made and sold in Texas. Yesterday we gave you some ideas for lovely lady gifts so today we're going to turn our attention towards the menfolk. Photo by Brittanie SheyA ... More >>
Let the Madness begin. No, not March Madness, nincompoop - it's October. Christmas Madness. Lonesome Onry and Mean doesn't know who officially decides these things, all we know is that it's the first week of October, Halloween hasn't even come and gone yet, but in the past 24 hours we've received ... More >>
Tchrite, "Casahdt": Houston duo Tchrite - don't ask FNN how to pronounce that - are an experimentalist train wreck. They sew samples (No Doubt's "Don't Speak," the sorta public-access sound scraps that The Books go gaga over) into woozy patches of static tone. They puree and smush and smash sampl ... More >>
So Ike kicked your ass. It blew in a couple of windows and let in rain and debris and left your rugs soaking. But putting up plywood is such a pain in the ass. Plus, you would kill yourself before you'd become one of the living cliches of a hapless guy running to Home Depot two days before a st ... More >>
SPECIAL YEAR-END EDICION
Special Arizona Edition
New Year's resolutions of the stars
The Mexican replies
Sure you can ferret out the slimeballs in our midst? Guess again if you're relying on standard background searches in Texas
Lughnassadh will make your heart Celt
Monique Powell dumps Save Ferris and heads out on her own
Can a new farmers market support itself, and revitalize Westbury Square?
Mr. Ferrell comes into his glory in Old School
Danish psychobilly band Nekromantix lampoons America with twangy satire
Thrill to the battle of the boardwalk brawlers of Kemah versus the maulers of Clear Lake Shores. Sales-tax slugfests, counterpunches to kayo streets and a flurry of jabs have jolted city services in a municipal grudge match yet to end.
Forget the usual construction materials. Two German artists built a dream home out of plastic boxes.
Out of the Ordinary
Crocheted, stitched or etched in Sheetrock, sculpture assumes new identities in current shows
Less than two years after Billie Bob Harrell Jr. took the $31 million lottery jackpot, he took his own life
Take away its deep fryer, and Boudreaux's is deep-sixed
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