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  • Music

    October 11, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    NIN's Broken at 20: The Movie Trent Reznor Didn't Want You to See

    Fans of Nine Inch Nails and loud music know the story of the Broken EP, but for those less familiar, here is the Reader's Digest version: Upset with his record label Trent Reznor recorded, in secret, an album of loud aggressive rock completely unlike his first album (1989's Pretty Hate Machine). He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    A No-Holds-Barred Look at Insane Clown Posse's "Chris Benoit"

    Rewind: Insane Clown Posse Incites Spiritual Debate, Asks "Where's God?" Here's a Video of the Entire Geto Boys Show From Saturday's Juggalo Gathering It's been a pretty good week for both the Insane Clown Posse and Juggalos across the country. Aside from an argument that led to a Texas ninja gett ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Barbecue and Big Books of Modernist Cuisine on Top Chef: Texas

    We've had a week off, and in that time frame the Top Chef: Texas contestants have moved on from Dallas to Austin. My drug of choice this week is cough syrup, which I've been drinking all day long. I feel like a gangster. (More on this later today.) Nathan Myhrvold is the guest judge this week, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Brownouts & Rolling Blackouts: We Examine Reliant's Sometimes Odd Energy-Saving Tips

    There I Fixed It/FailblogBe inventive.​ERCOT says it set a new record for electricity demand yesterday, and it won't be long before it's broken again. Reliant Energy has sent out a bunch of tips on how to conserve electricity during these heavy-demand 100-degree days. We present some of them. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Rel The Chosen Creates More Beautiful Music

    ​Back in late January, Rocks Off introduced you to Houston underground MC Rel The Chosen, a highly lyrical individual who favors soulful beats. Here's the Reader's Digest version of what we wrote about his debut project, Beautiful Music, nearly seven months ago: "Calling it Beautiful Music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Charlie Sheen's New Drug Ad

    It's all been a crazy marketing scheme!! Expect to see this ad in upcoming issues of Newsweek, AARP Magazine, Reader's Digest and High Times.

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    God Enters The Journalism Business

    ‚ÄčThe Waco Tribune Herald is now operating under new ownership, having been sold by the Cox newspaper chain to the Clifton Robinson family.The first edition under the Robinsons came out yesterday, and there was at least one noticeable change: The front page now includes the slogan "In God We Trust. ... More >>

  • News

    January 29, 2009

    BARC Sucks

    The city's animal shelter just can't get its act together

  • News

    July 17, 2008

    What Mainstream Publishers Don't Want You to Know About Door-to-Door Magazine Sales

    That kid at your door with a magazine order form will tell you a story -- part sad, part hopeful. The truth will be infinitely worse than you can imagine.

  • News

    September 20, 2007

    Vinyl Heads: Good Vibrations

    How records are made and played

  • News

    November 15, 2001

    If Six Were Nine

    The Chron cooks the books for a circulation boast

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Stupid Pet Tricks

    A retired judge wanted to rid his lakefront home of raccoons. But bowls of meat swimming in antifreeze take care of a lot more than those pesky animals.

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    Wading for Godot

    Allison arrived in a flood of thoughts -- mattress rafts, murky thigh-deep water and the sudden flotsam of family life rushing out the back door

  • News

    July 30, 1998
  • News

    January 15, 1998
  • News

    November 20, 1997

    Pat Greene Has a Marvelous Scheme to Conquer the World!

    His sells the Cliffs Notes of tomorrow! He wants your kids to learn stuff the fast and easy way!

  • Calendar

    July 13, 1995