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  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    A Few Answers to Common Questions About Meat

    I've spent the last few years working in meat markets and the meat departments of specialty grocery stores, and have encountered a lot of confused people in that time. In a lot of cases, that confusion is understandable. There is a lot of bad information floating around about meat. Just searching on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    10 Things We Are Sick of Seeing on Houston Cars and Trucks

    Sitting in traffic, particularly during morning rush hour, life feels tedious. Your mind wanders. Your faith in humanity wanes. You glance around at your fellow drivers hoping for a glimmer of hope in what feels like a cruel, unforgiving world. Then you see it, out of the corner of your eye. It's a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    10 Can't-Miss Acts at Houston Whatever Fest

    SATURDAY CHEAP GIRLS I know some people who were converted by Cheap Girls. Not just a fun sentence to write, but a true occurrence from recent local show. This Lansing, Mich.-based trio must be starting to feel like Houston is a second home. By my count, this will be at least their second trip here ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    The Top 10 Car Models in Desperate Need of a Redesign

    Car years are like dog years. They age much faster than we do. The average life cycle of a car is getting shorter and shorter as automakers compete to have the latest and greatest redesign on the block. In between redesigns, many automakers try to trick you into thinking that a car is "all-new" when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    Senseless, Tragic But (Almost) Hardly Newsworthy: 17-Year-Old Killed When Teens Fire In Drive-By

    Hundreds of people will be murdered in Houston this year, if it's a typical year. Some of the dead will be teenagers. Some of the people doing the killing will be teenagers. So a Houston police report on an unidentified 17-year-old who died early Saturday morning in West Houston when two to three t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Last Night: Styx at Reliant Stadium

    Styx Reliant Stadium March 4, 2013 When Styx made the decision to open with "Blue Collar Man" last night at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, I couldn't decide at first if the band was pandering to its anticipated crowd at something as common as a rodeo or being clever. I vacillated when Lawren ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    Texas Joins In $29 Million Settlement With Toyota Over Sudden Acceleration, AG Announces

    Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced today that Texans will be part of a $29 settlement with Toyota over its actions after claims that various models had sudden, unexplained accelerations that endangered drivers. Texas and 27 other states "investigated whether Toyota adequately and promptly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Rob Jay Gets Really Weird On "#Bars Intro"

    Not sure what to do with this. Rob Jay, as surmised by temporary rap-group mate Hollywood FLOSS, reads too much. He's too smart for his own good, too meta for meta, too heady for anything other than marginal underground acclaim. This here video here would seem to confirm that, which is good. Or b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Because It's Friday: 10 Great Photos Of Obama With Kids

    The presidential campaigns are ramping up, even though the heavy action doesn't come until after the conventions and Labor Day. But while we still have time, perhaps it's best to take one last look at White House activity that doesn't include attack ads, policy positions or focus-group polling. Le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Unidentified Woman, 76, in Hit and Run, Bayou Body Count No. 71

    An unidentified 76-year-old woman was killed when a vehicle struck her in the 6700 block of Ranchester in southwest Houston around 7:45 p.m. Sunday night. She was pronounced dead after being rushed to Ben Taub Hospital. According to police, the woman was hit by a man driving a green Toyota Camry. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Unidentified Store Clerk, Shot Either by Robbers or Man with Concealed Handgun, Bayou Body Count No. 61

    A clerk at the Dollar General store in the 6900 block of Bellfort was shot and killed last night, and police say they are unsure if the fatal shot came from robbers or the customer with a Concealed Handgun License who also opened fire. The store was just closing at 10 p.m. when two men entered and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Miraculously, Nobody Died in This Video of a 76-Year-Old Woman Plowing Her Car Through the Front of This Building

    I should probably be writing about the Rockets. Their collapse and continued downward spiral from the NBA playoffs to another crappy back-end-of-the-lottery draft pick is the most relevant story in town right now (until the Texans draft a wide receiver next week, at least). But I can't bring myself ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    William Johnson: Drunk When He Caused Five-Car Fatal Accident, Cop Say; Bayou Body Count No. 43

    A drunk driver killed a 43-year-old man when he ran a red light and triggered a five-car pile-up, Houston police say William Thomas Johnson, 48, was driving his GMC Sierra pickup on the northbound Eastex Freeway service road when he ran a red light at Tidwell about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, Houston po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Five of This Year's Super Bowl Ads, Rated: Beckham's Junk, Seinfeld's Desperation -- It's Gonna Be a Long Sunday

    Super Bowl Sunday means more talk about television ads than at any other time of the year. Companies are now leaking previews and extended versions of the ads online, meaning you can get some idea just how good/bad things will be. Let's just say it doesn't look promising, if these five ads are any ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Unidentified Male Pasenger of DWI Driver, Bayou Body Count No. 173

    Photo by HPDSamuel Sanchez was drunk during fatal crash, HPD says​Houston police have charged man with intoxication manslaughter after the death of his passenger in a crash early Saturday morning. Franklin P. Canales, 50, faces the charge. The victim's name was not released pending notificati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Houston Park Ranger Shot By Guy Who Really Wanted Him to Turn His Headlights Off

    Things escalated, let's just say.​Sometimes, if you're in a public park, you want a little privacy, a little darkness, to do whatever it is you want to do that would require privacy and darkness in a public park. So if a city Park Ranger comes by with his headlights blaring, you naturally are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Y'all Musta Forgot: RoderickVONN's I'm Almost Done Getting Ready!

    ​Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or not, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email You know RoderickVONN. He's the other guy from JUZCOZ (the one that doesn't kind of look like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    December 9, 2013 Headline: Hunter Pence Signs With Pirates For 7 Years, $168M

    Rich people making baseball decisions​Most major league baseball owners are billionaires or, at the very least, incredibly wealthy leaders of investor groups. And I'm pretty sure you have to be smart to become a billionaire (although I am admittedly very smart, and I regularly get excited whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Has the "Foodie" Backlash Begun?

    Courtesy of Toothpaste For Dinner​Late last year, all of the sister papers in the Village Voice Media chain were informed that we were no longer to use the word "foodie" in blogs or in print. The reason? "Foodie" has not only become overused but has developed a strongly negative connotation: A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Avianca Cortez, 13, Detrihanna Davis, 13 and RaShaunda Raleigh, 17, Bayou Body Counts No. 173-175

    Three teens' lives wiped out​Intoxication manslaughter charges have been filed against a man who prosectors say was drunk when he ran a red light and broadsided an SUV, killing three passengers.Sajan Timalshina, 25, was driving a Toyota Camry on the feeder road at Beltway 8 and the Eastex Freeway ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Marcus Tyrone Carter, 49, Bayou Body Count No. 130

    A killing, then a sprint to the border​A man was shot to death by his cousin in the Greenspoint area Friday night, and the suspect was later arrested near the Mexican border.Marcus Tyrone Carter, 49, was shot several times in an apartment complex parking lot by his cousin Damon Lousieur Jacquot, 3 ... More >>

  • News

    April 23, 2009

    Wild Rides

    Between serious safety and environmental concerns, the Toyota Prius isn't the angel that everyone thinks it is.

  • Music

    March 13, 2008

    What's the Problem Houston?

    The city's skuzzy alt-rock scene thinks it is dying

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2007

    StickerStop, Thanks. Midas, Eff Off.

    The inspection sticker on our 1995 Toyota Camry expired October 1, and since we live near the cities of Bellaire, West U and South Side Place and their vigilant police forces, we don’t mess around about getting a replacement. So today my wife Jacqueline Lomax and our almost-three-year-old daughte ... More >>

  • News

    October 12, 2006

    The Sole of Houston

    Hi. I'm John Lomax, and I'm a pedestrian. My friend, Uncle Tick, and I walked down 16-plus miles of Westheimer. This is our story.

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2006

    Upward Mobility, My Ass

    Screw mass transit -- this is the way to commute. Sure, citizens along Richmond Avenue may be bitching about light rail, but music editor John Nova Lomax has a real gripe against Houston mass transportation... Transportation, or "mobility" as people who like buzz-words seem to always call it, is ... More >>

  • News

    July 24, 2003

    Game On

    Young warriors gather for battles in cyberspace

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Real Life

    Migraine Mills. All-consuming paths converge at Katy's megamall