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The Washington Post Company

  • Film

    April 3, 2014

    Why Listen to a Liar?

    Jayson Blair doc could use less Jayson Blair.

  • News

    January 16, 2014

    After Controversy in Houston, a Yoga Guru Resurrects His Practice in Denver

    John Friend built a yoga empire in Houston that came crashing down in 2012 amid allegations of financial mismanagement, an affair with a married student and Wiccan rituals. Now he’s resurfaced in Denver.

  • Culture

    December 5, 2013

    Real Horror: Local Filmmaker Brings the Horrific Crimes of Dean Corll to the Silver Screen

    Homosexual rape, torture and a graveyard of dead boys. A filmmaker decides to step away from fiction and delve into Houston's infamous Dean Corll rape-torture-murder case.

  • Film

    August 15, 2013

    The Butler Is So Old-School It Feels Modern

    The Butler finds urgency in the conventional.

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Halliburton Destroys BP Oil Spill Evidence, Gets an Underwhelming $200k Fine (But That's Not the End of the Story)

    British Petroleum has been synonymous with the Gulf Coast Oil spill -- called the worst environmental disaster in American history by some -- since the Deepwater Horizon rig blew out on April 20, 2010, killing 11 and starting a leak that dumped almost 5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    BP Just Wants To Be Loved (And To Not Pay For The Gulf Oil Spill)

    The folks over at British Petroleum want the world to know they feel real bad about that explosion and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico back in 2010. Last week, the company even took out a nice-sized ad in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post, saying as much. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Video Released Yesterday Shows Houston Journalist Austin Tice Alive, But Terrified

    In the first glimpse of Austin Tice since a message he tweeted on August 11, the captured Houston journalist appeared in a video clip released yesterday on a website supporting the Syrian government. It shows Tice marching in rugged and arid terrain, blind-folded, among men armed with bazookas and m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Corb Lund's Bad Case of Cabin Fever

    Above: Corb Lund gettin' down on the mountain. It only takes one listen to any Corb Lund album to know the guy is witty and whip-smart. The salty Albertan who studied jazz in Edmonton before joining metal band the Smalls, also has a good sense of history and a strong respect for the land and people ... More >>

  • News

    August 2, 2012

    Barbarians in the Ivory Tower

    America's for-profit colleges offer education only a con man (or a congressman) could love.

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Grand Forks, North Dakota, Gets an Olive Garden

    Since I first read the Grand Forks Herald article last night -- "Long-awaited Olive Garden receives warm welcome" -- it's made its way around the Internet as an object of fascination faster than faked cell phone pictures of Christina Hendricks's breasts. "An Onion-worthy, rave review of...Olive Gar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Tim Gunn Joins ABC's Daytime Ensemble The Revolution January 16

    Tim Gunn is coming to network television on January 16 with ABC's new lifestyle/reinvention daytime talk show The Revolution. ABC describes the new show as an "uplifting, inspiring, and groundbreaking new daily show about health and lifestyle transformations co-hosted by a stellar team of experts wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    William McRaven, Supervisor of SEAL Team That Got Bin Laden: A UT Journalism Grad

    William McRaven: Knows a pyramid lede when he sees one.​Don't mess with journalism majors!! A lesson Osama bin Laden learned to his regret recently; the last thoughts through his diseased mind were no doubt about how journalism -- especially University of Texas journalism -- had triumphed aga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    WikiLeaks: Texas Company Helped Pimp Little Boys To Stoned Afghan Cops

    DynCorp: WikiLeaks is not kind​Another international conflict, another horrific taxpayer-funded sex scandal for DynCorp, the private security contractor tasked with training the Afghan police. While the company is officially based in the DC area, most of its business is managed on a satelli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Joel Achenbach: Not A Fan Of Houston

    Gets hot in a Houston summer? Who knew?​Joel Achenbach is the well-respected writer-of-all-things for the Washington Post; he's in Houston, or at least was yesterday.Color him unimpressed. At least with the weather.I keep my car AC cranked, and all internal spaces in Houston are air conditioned to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Joe Barton: Houston Is Getting Blamed For Him?

    Not one of ours​Look, Houston has enough troubles with this oil-spill thing: BP has its American office here, everyone automatically defaults to thinking of us as pollution-happy, regulation-ignoring money-grubbers, and, you know, we are home to a whole lot of energy companies who probably just as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    Marvin Zindler, Going Back To The Chicken Ranch One Last Time

    Next month will be two years since Houston has been robbed of the bewigged, be-surgeried, bellowing presence of Marvin Zindler.His friends and family are planning to mark the occasion with a special presentation of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.Which is kind of odd, really.Zindler was forever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Bad News For Bill White's Senate Run?

    Photo courtesy Bill White for TexasChris Cillizza, the hyper-connected political writer at the Washington Post, has gotten his hands on a polling memo outlining the Texas Senate race.The bottom line: Not good news for Bill White.Cillizza says (scroll down for "Texas Senate Numbers") the poll was tak ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 5, 2008

    John Alexander, the Mediocre

    The MFAH showcases an artist of limited talents

  • Film

    September 27, 2007

    The Kingdom

    Peter Berg sends Jamie Foxx to fight the enemy over there in The Kingdom

  • News

    February 22, 2007

    Homeless in Suburbia

    Michael Lyddon slept on this bench at night because he had nowhere else to go. According to elected officials in Fort Bend, though, he doesn't exist

  • News

    October 5, 2006

    CRACKED UP

    Gary Webb's reporting on CIA ties to cocaine destroyed his life, too

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    Ugly and Slow

    A booster has been messing up downtown for years

  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    Into the Frey

    If you thought A Million Little Pieces was a pack of lies, wait till you check out the Mötley Cre biography

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    Sugar Coated

    This Baylor medical "expert" cashed in on infomercials. Now he's showing how things go better with Coke.

  • News

    April 14, 2005

    What a Devil

    Evil triumphs at one church's Easter festival

  • Music

    March 10, 2005
  • Film

    February 24, 2005

    Great Clips

    Tennessee schoolkids teach the world a lesson in an inspirational documentary

  • News

    February 10, 2005

    On Second Thought

    HISD isn't laughing now about a breakfast program

  • News

    November 25, 2004

    Talking Turkey

    Time again to honor the best in Houston

  • Film

    June 24, 2004

    George of the Bungle

    Michael Moore goes Bushwacking in Fahrenheit 9/11

  • News

    May 13, 2004

    Well-Dressed Rebels

    Revolt of the operagoing socialites

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Electoral Gift

    A magazine provides a judicial campaign

  • News

    March 21, 2002

    Man's New Best Friend

    In the wake of September 11, security dogs have become must-have items. Prices have skyrocketed. There aren't enough German shepherds.

  • News

    March 7, 2002

    Thou Shalt Not Pee

    Yates trial judge makes a captive audience of the media

  • News

    February 21, 2002

    The Line of Fire

    Enron reporters duck as the rich revolt

  • Music

    January 24, 2002

    What's in a Name?

    Everything, if you're in the band called Anthrax

  • News

    January 24, 2002

    Learning Curve

    The Chronicle's still stumbling on Enron

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Drug Money

    Narcotics task forces in Texas spend millions of dollars each year busting low-level users and dealers. Is it money well spent, or are officers just addicted to easy cash?

  • News

    September 14, 2000

    Pigskin Parade

    A nonevent gets blanket coverage

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Same As the Old Boss

    A lack of Bush means a lack of news in Houston

  • News

    December 9, 1999
  • News

    June 17, 1999

    The Man Who Would Be Kingmaker

    Karl Rove has masterminded all of Bush's political victories. Now he faces his toughest challenge: convincing you that the presidential front-runner owns his own soul.

  • News

    April 8, 1999
  • Music

    August 27, 1998

    Generation Exceptional

    Pianist Orli Shaham rides the crest of classical's new wave

  • News

    August 6, 1998

    Going the Distance

    Houston's John Kelley has pursued his dream of bringing the Olympics to Houston for years, despite all odds. Now he's official.

  • Music

    April 2, 1998

    Write or Wrong?

    Marilyn Manson's Long Hard Road Out of Hell is paved with one journalist's bad intentions

  • Calendar

    January 15, 1998
  • Film

    December 21, 1995

    Power Trip

    Oliver Stone takes a measured look at how Richard Nixon rose and why he fell

  • News

    June 15, 1995
  • News

    April 28, 1994

    Teresa's Treasures

    Teresa Rodriguez's up-for-auction goods tell a lot about Teresa -- and Houston

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