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  • Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    Filling the Gaps: Lankford Grocery

    I've lived in Houston for 22 years. It took me 16 of those to visit the Rothko Chapel for the first time. I didn't eat at Ninfa's on Navigation until I'd counted myself a Houstonian for nearly a decade. I still haven't eaten at Frenchy's. The list of glaring omissions goes on and on. Before you boot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Some Thoughts About KKK Cuisine and Stereotypes

    A few months ago, photographer Anthony Karen made headlines when he published a series of photographs of Ku Klux Klan members. For nearly eight years, Karen observed and photographed 'knights' and theihr families at home, at work, at play, and, indeed, pursuing their supposedly peaceful white pride ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Selling T-Shirts For Two Sweaty Rock Bands Is Exactly as Sexy as It Sounds

    It's barely 10 p.m. and, instead of watching thelastplaceyoulook perform, my head is inside of a Tupperware container. I'm sifting through T-shirts, looking for a woman's small. The Houston-based five-piece is only halfway through their set at Stubb's in Austin, and two twentysomethings have alread ... More >>

  • News

    June 21, 2012

    When the Sh*t Hits the Fan

    Whether it's a coupon-clipping, back-to-nature guy escaping the rat race, or someone certain we're on the brink of war or a future in which Barack Obama has taken away our guns, preppers are ready. The rest of us, maybe not so much.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Duncan Hines Frosting Creations

    Even before the cupcake craze, I was fascinated with inventive frosting flavors. My wedding cake had maple cream icing (amazing), and I have fond memories of the first time I tasted green tea frosting (thank you, college roommate). In the past, I've made my own alternative flavors at home (ginge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Keep On Truckin': Pad Thai Box

    I like the continuing trend of Houston's food trucks increasingly accepting credit/debit cards. Pi Pizza Truck, The Rice Box, Ladybird, and now Pad Thai Box all take your plastic, happily. Any last excuses you really had about "never carrying cash" fly out the window, leaving you free to explore som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Top 5 Things to Make with Leftover Spaghetti

    Photo by avatar-1 on Flickr​It happens to the best of us. We boil a pot of spaghetti, stew a pot of tomato sauce, eat, refrigerate, heat and eat again. Even though I prefer only a spoonful of sauce to my gigantic mound of pasta, everyone else I feed likes to drown their stuff in sauce. This m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Dinner Party Dos & Don'ts

    Photo by saketvora on Flickr​With the weather finally cooling down and the holidays fast approaching, I find myself longing for a warm and cozy gathering with family and friends. Oddly enough, I actually feel like cooking for these psychos. I'm thinking a roaring fireplace, flowing wine, great ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Five Texas Sluts Worth Admiring

    SlutWalk Houston is right around the corner, and we've decided to celebrate, (Hair) Balls out. In case you're not familiar with the march, SlutWalk was born of a Toronto police officer's comment that women should avoid "dressing like sluts" in order not to be raped. It's a chance to stop the cycle o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Zodiac Change Day: Do Not Despair, Aquarius -- You're Not a Capricorn, No Matter What They Say

    This is NOT the dawning of the age of Capricorn, dammit​Today is the first big change under the new astrology rules, or whatever they are that's riling up zodiac types. January 20 is now the beginning of Capricorn, whereas it used to be the home of Aquarius. We're sure we're messing up the t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    NFL -- Bob McNair's Delusion, Twitter Madness And The Weekend's Best Bets

    Orange slices for the Texans!​"I wanted the team to know not only how close we think they are but how close our competitors think they are to being an outstanding team." -- Texans owner Bob McNair, presumably not being held at gunpoint nor under the influence of any drugs or alcohol What Bob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    DJ Premier: A Pillar Of Hip-Hop History

    ​Maybe it's leaving behind our twenties and embracing our thirties, but we've been so concerned with the past lately... history, that is. We've been talking to our grandmother in the last few months about her life as a young child growing up on the Texas border. You truly don't know someone b ... More >>

  • News

    July 29, 2010

    ILLEGAL from Terry Greene Sterling

    Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone.

  • News

    July 1, 2010

    An Immigrant's Heart

    To survive the ordeal of escaping Guatemala, Julia needed a big Heart. But not this big.

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    How to Picnic Without Poisoning Anyone

    ​There's a very brief window of time here in Houston during which we can enjoy dining al fresco, and that window will very soon be closing. But even more than mosquitoes and humidity, nothing ruins a good picnic like food poisoning.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    More Kitchen Essentials

    ​I don't really use fancy knives, a lot of gadgets, or measuring cups; I am a creature of habit and my kitchen reflects my casual cooking style. Culinary essentials? Mine are a mixture of tools and ingredients, gadgets and gizmos. Here are my ten favorites, in no particular order. Microplan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Bento Boxes: Welcome to the Lunchbox of Tomorrow

    Recently we decided we were going to start taking our lunch to work at least a few times a week. Taking your lunch not only helps us watch our calories, but saves a ton of money. We've longed to get a bento box for some time now, as our plastic storageware doesn't fit in our lunch cooler and half th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Slam One Down For Free

    Are you hungry for breakfast?  Are you poor (or at least cheap)?  Good news! Just in time for the recession, all Denny's restaurants across the nation are offering their Grand Slam breakfast for free tomorrow only from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  That's two pancakes, two eggs, two sa ... More >>

  • News

    November 20, 2008

    The Collector: Mack McCormick's Huge Archive of Culture and Lore

    A great American folklorist has spent a life squirreling away bits and pieces of Texas culture. Now time is running out on him and his inventory.

  • Culture

    August 7, 2008
  • Culture

    July 31, 2008
  • Calendar

    July 24, 2008

    11th Annual Festival of Originals

    See a literary star in the making at Theatre Southwest

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2008

    Get Lit: American Unzipped: In Search of Sex and Satisfaction, by Brian Alexander

    In the acknowledgements of American Unzipped: In Search of Sex and Satisfaction, author Brian Alexander (’s “Sexploration” Columnist) thanks his wife first: “My wife, Shelley, deserves an award of some sort. If you have to ask why, you haven’t read this book.” For the project, A ... More >>

  • Music

    June 21, 2007

    Devin the Dude, Ludacris, Murs

    My favorite rapper's favorite rapper

  • Music

    May 5, 2005

    Good Vibrations

    Haunted by dildos, The Nightfly buzzes through a home sex-toy sales party

  • Film

    July 15, 2004


    Deadpan irony is the rule in this triumphant high school geek comedy

  • News

    May 13, 2004

    Micro Management

    Van Weldon ekes out a living by farming tiny plants

  • Culture

    March 11, 2004

    Odd Couplings

    "The Centaur's Smile" highlights those freaky ancient Greeks

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Mexican Bakery

    El Bolillo Panaderia

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    Can to Mouth

    Homeland orders can indeed be a recipe for disaster

  • News

    August 29, 2002

    Divorce Over Easy

    Collaborative divorce promises to be kinder, faster, cheaper. But does it really work?

  • Film

    April 11, 2002

    Barry Bad

    Sonnenfeld's comic caper is in Big Trouble

  • News

    September 2, 1999

    Here Come the Brides

    Wedding gowns? Check. Priest? Check. TV crews? Check. Linda and Elli strike a blow for Gay Rights!

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    Full Contact Paddling

    Safari tests brains, strength, endurance and the willpower to persevere when you're puking out of your boat. And pissing in it.

  • News

    March 11, 1999

    River Oaks Rip-offs

    With counterfeit goods, there's a wealth of opportunity

  • News

    November 7, 1996

    Holy Warrior

    God loves evander Holyfield. Everyone else is betting on Tyson.

  • News

    August 8, 1996

    Where the Art Is

    For collectors Bob and Nancy Mollers, there's no place like home

  • News

    May 2, 1996

    Goin' South

    I learned many things when I accompanied a trio of bounty hunters to Mexico to fetch a fugitive drug suspect. Foremost among them: never leave your map at home...

  • Film

    March 21, 1996

    Talk It Up

    Spike Lee works the phone-sex lines, but loses his connection

  • News

    January 18, 1996

    In the Child's Best Interest

    A legal technicality sent Donnie and DeAnne Fitts to a Houston court seeking to adopt Justin and Jacob Baker - again. Twelve jurors agreed that outcome would be the best for the children. Judge Bill Henderson didn't quite see it that way.

  • Dining

    February 17, 1994