Conservatives like to point out when liberals try to squash speech that they (the liberals) don't like. And, you know what, some times they (the conservatives) have a point. Just last week, Brown University students forced a halt to NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly's speech on their campus. The students ... More >>
For touring musicians, the ease and profitability of living-room concerts prove there is no place like home.
Food photographer Taylor Mathis has spent the last three football seasons right in the thick of all the rivalry and school spirit, but he's only been to one game. Instead of watching college athletes toss around the pigskin, Mathis joins tailgaters in eating pig skin. And gumbo. And ribs. And just a ... More >>
....merchandise royalties! Indeed, while the on the field product for football has regressed to "decidedly average with hope this season" and the on the court product for basketball has devolved to "just plain bad," one thing the University of Texas does really well -- TWO things, actually -- cash ... More >>
Houston's 10 Best Patios
Think that tai sushi you're eating is red snapper? It's far more likely to be tilapia, says Oceana, a Washington D.C.-based ocean conservancy organization. This isn't a new concern, of course. Former Houston Press food critic Robb Walsh wrote a scathing expose of the issue back in 2001, "Fish Fraud, ... More >>
A former Prep Coach of the Year from St. Thomas High has been arrested after authorities found 1,500 digital images and 500 videos of child porn on his computers, court documents show. Gordon Daniel Oehmig, 29, is no longer at the school, but coached there from from 2009-12, when he won the coach o ... More >>
Andy Griffith, the honey-drawling North Carolinian who spent decades on television as rural America's favorite sheriff and later a wily but folksy Atlanta lawyer, passed away Tuesday morning at age 86, according to E! Online. Former University of North Carolina president Bill Friday, a good friend o ... More >>
Rick Perry is right: America can learn from Texas. He's just wrong about what the lesson is.
Suspenders with heels? What were you thinking?In addition to going on the Idol tour, one of the "perks," if you want to call it that, of making it to the Top 13 or whatever is that you get to come back and sit in the audience during the final selection. I only point this out because of the nu ... More >>
Playboy.com has named its five finalists for this year's Sexiest Sportscaster. And despite my best efforts, neither Carrie Milbank nor Suzy Kolber got the necessary number of write-in votes to qualify. The finalists are Erin Andrews, of course, Bonnie Bernstein, Charissa Thompson, Lauren Shehadi, ... More >>
Playboy.com has named its five finalists for this year's Sexiest Sportscaster. And despite my best efforts, neither Carrie Milbank nor Suzy Kolber got the necessary number of write-in votes to qualify. The finalists are Erin Andrews, of course, Bonnie Bernstein, Charissa Thompson, Lauren Shehadi, a ... More >>
Nashville lifer is nobody's dummy
If the Sunday-afternoon concert series isn't enough, there are still 10,000 free reasons to go to the Space Place
But Tift Merritt's latest release, Tambourine, is up for Best Country Album
Jurist Rory Olsen can put you in a mental institution and cost you hefty court fees. Critics wonder whether he can handle the job. Big deal -- he's a bottom-of-the-ballot Republican.
Houston's Bo Eason was among the NFL's toughest tacklers. But he takes his hardest hits in writing about his very intimate House of Pain.
Computer-savvy SCOTS discovers that some mice are not meant for dinner
Suddenly, as the year 2000 approaches, Phillip Arnold's study of first-century apocalyptic Christians is more than a scholarly pursuit
High school QB Kyle Heine broke his neck on the field. How well was he treated?