Rapper MC Chris has a significant and sometimes intensely personal relationship with his fans. How personal? He's been known to crash fans' house parties or just stop by to play video games. He includes them in T-shirt design and remix competitions on his Web site. He reaches out to them to help f ... More >>
There's been much written about the CSN Houston debacle. Some straight and sober articles. Some opinionated pieces. But truthfully, expect for the parties involved, nobody really knows why CSN Houston has yet to achieve carriage on Direct TV, Dish Network, U-Verse, TimeWarner Cable, or most other ca ... More >>
There was more news in the CSN Houston debacle last week. And for users of U-verse, that news wasn't good -- for what it's worth, it's probably not very good news for anyone who doesn't have Comcast. David Barron's got the story up over at the Chronicle, but in essence, the story goes like this: Ji ... More >>
The 2013 season begins for the Astros on Sunday night when the Astros host the Texas Rangers on ESPN. And frankly, I'm at the point with Jim Crane and flunkies that I really don't give a damn. Is anyone really excited about this Astros season? The team is going to be bad. The owner and his minions ... More >>
As another season begins, MLB faces an unsustainable future - and you're picking up the tab.
If the Astros lose 100-plus games again this season, and nobody can see them play those games, do the losses really happen? If the Astros lose 100-plus games again this season, and nobody can watch it happen, will anybody really care? That's a bit of an exaggeration. People will be able to watch th ... More >>
In 2000, Poe released Haunted, an album that is simply one of the absolute greatest things ever recorded. It was a critical smash success on the pop charts despite that fact that it was more or less a surrealist counterpart to one of the most disturbing and difficult-to-read horror novels of all tim ... More >>
Out of financial and creative bankruptcy, Marvel Comics is mighty once more
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The man who created Josie and the Pussycats can't understand why his girls don't belong to him
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After years of making Mayor Bob presentable, Houston's First Lady is ready to get serious. Seriously.