Frederick Wiseman and At Berkley capture a country in crisis.
Image via Westerville Public Libary (Westerville, Ohio).To understand our state's peculiar relationship with alcohol, we need to look back to the early post-Prohibition era when the TABC was founded (1935).In the wake of a recent post on the absurdity of wine shipping regulation in Texas, a c ... More >>
Sunday night at our house means sexy vampires and crochety Jews on television (read "True Blood" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm") -- an odd pair, no doubt! And T.V. night at our house means home cooking (even though we've been eating in most nights since we got pregnant, if not to save money than ... More >>
The other Saturday, we went to a wine tasting at Block 7 devoted to Israeli wines. We hadn't really heard of Israeli wines but were assured that we would love them. A few glasses later, we were hooked. We even took a few bottles home, and it wasn't in an alcohol-induced shopping frenzy. In ... More >>
Photo by Liana LopezA packed room hears about 287(g)It only took 15 seconds for the Commissioners Court of Harris County to approve three additional years of participation in 287(g) after hours of public testimony, mostly in opposition, to the program.The two Houston Garcias, who, by the way, wer ... More >>
Some Houston obesity researchers are hoping that overweight people using the Internet will at least visit their virtual clinic to exercise and diet online. If that's tough to understand, it's probably because it doesn't make sense. Actually, Second Life is apparently very popular and virtual peopl ... More >>
Chris Eska leads a workshop for potential filmmakers and screens a preview of his first feature-length release
The treatment is called post-exposure prophylaxis. So why do so few medical groups in Houston know about it?
"A Rose Has No Teeth: Bruce Nauman in the 1960s," "Traci Matlock and Ashley Maclean: The Much-To-Consider Season," "Will Boone: A Man's House Is His Coffin"
The Menil displays the early work of a revered conceptual artist
Meth users are really proDuctive, sExy, hAppy anD slim
Van Weldon ekes out a living by farming tiny plants
A nasty divorce forces a UH dean's departure
Last Chance, Revival of the Fittest
Anti-affirmative-action crusader hits the road (at least for now)
When he was young, William Simon wanted to change the world. The late University of Houston sociology professor changed the way we view sex instead.
Log Cabin Republicans want to be part of the GOP, which wants no part of them
James Farmer and Cliff Williams do their best to irk the IRS