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  • News

    January 31, 2013

    Jonestown's Medicine Man

    A young Houston physician designed a lethal cocktail that killed more than 900 men, women, children and babies at a place that was supposed to be a paradise but is better known as Jonestown.

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Tim Love and Tequila Take Over Top Chef: Texas

    Also known as the episode in which Padma goes full Pocahontas, complete with faux Indian choker I once bought during a family vacation to Tucson in 1993.​Seven episodes in, and I'm sorry to report that none of the challenges thus far have involved the contestants being forced to shoot their ow ... More >>

  • News

    December 30, 2010

    Prison Pays

    Despite a history of abuse and bad conditions, private prison corporation GEO keeps getting contracts from the state.

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Halloween Countdown: How Best To Go For The `90s-Nostalgia Look

    Halloween is coming, and that means many, many costuming mistakes will be made by normally sane adults. To help stop this scourge, each Thursday we will be offering tips and analysis of what to avoid, or possibly what to do. Check out past entries here and here. If VH1 has taught us nothing else, it ... More >>

  • News

    October 9, 2008
  • News

    October 25, 2007

    Death at West Oaks Hospital

    Two men went into a walled-in courtyard at a mental hospital. One came out alive.

  • Music

    May 8, 2003

    A Beautiful Mind

    A spate of tribute shows salutes a healthier Roky Erickson and the 13th Floor Elevators

  • News

    July 25, 2002

    Falun Follow-up

    Plus: Porn Priorities?, House Woes, Sit on It

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Catch Us If You Can

    Steve Chesser went to MHMRA for help. Sent home from its emergency clinic without medicine or therapy, he shot his and killed himself. Diagnosis: A mental health care system in free fall.

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000
  • News

    December 4, 1997
  • Film

    November 13, 1997
  • News

    July 6, 1995

    Diagnosis

    After being drugged, hypnotized and bound by restraints, the patients of Judith Peterson say they came to believe they had multiple personalities or had belonged to satanic cults. So, apparently, did their therapist.

  • Culture

    May 12, 1994

    Nut Case

    Sanity goes on trial in Nuts at Actors Theatre

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