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  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Five Things That Make Houston More Country Than You Think

    The most country city in America, according to Estately.com is Fort Worth. OK, we'll buy that, but Houston at number 16? Preposterous. We fell into the "somewhat country" category, a couple of notches above Austin and way below San Antonio, which came in at number 2. But we're not going to let thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    The Rocks Off 200: Mister Insane, Host of The Insane Show

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Would you watch a program call ... More >>

  • Music

    August 15, 2013

    Out of the Box: Mike Stinson Calls His Own Shots

    Mike Stinson takes an exhaustive inventory on new album Hell and Half of Georgia.

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    College Football: National Signing Day 2013, A Decade Of Cautionary Tales

    Beginning bright and early Wednesday morning, 18-year-old football players far and wide will finalize in writing their plans on where they will ply their trade for the next three to five years, causing high blood pressure in adults three times their age coast to coast and dragging the fax machine in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    The X Factor: A Host, A Pussycat Doll & A "Creep"

    As I settled in to watch The X Factor last night, my husband asked me, "Who is that British guy?" and I said, "Um, that's Simon Cowell, honey. From American Idol? A show we watched for like, five years?" And my husband said, "Um, no, the other British guy - the host." And then I was all, "The host!? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    30 Seconds With Avant

    Jim Wright​Rocks Off hooked up with R&B supervoice Avant (no, not like that) to see we could find out about the man behind hits like "Separated" and "My First Love" in 30 seconds. Rocks Off: What is the worst song in the world? Avant: "Thong Song" - it's amazing that someone made a hit out ... More >>

  • Film

    December 16, 2010

    Gay and Gayer

    Jim Carrey and crew go balls-out in the raunchy, liberating Phillip Morris.

  • Film

    December 9, 2010

    Gay and Gayer

    Jim Carrey and crew go balls-out in the raunchy, liberating Phillip Morris.

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Foals: The Beat Goes On For These Oxford Dance-Rock Scholars

    Sub Pop Records​Hailing from Oxford, England, the five-piece group known as Foals have danced their way into acclaim with their second album, Total Life Forever. Musically, dance is where their rhythms lie, imitating beats from techno to funk to hip-hop. Instead of using conventional electroni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Game Time: Michael Vick -- Why Can't You Just Be A Schnook Like The Rest Of Us?

    Trouble just seems to find him​"As far back as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a gangster." -- Henry Hill at the beginning of Goodfellas, when it was all about greed, excess, and privilege"Today, everything is different. There's no action. I have to wait around like everyone else. C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    What The Hell? Kemah Is One Of The Top Ten Boardwalks In The U.S.?

    Photo by mhowry​We didn't notice this until KPRC pointed it out recently, but the website Forbes Traveler recently published an article entitled "We Don't Know Anything About Boardwalks."That wasn't the actual headline on the article, but it should have been. Unless you believe that the pre-fab sc ... More >>

  • Music

    September 4, 2008
  • News

    March 22, 2007

    Houston Hip-Hop

    Mike Watts and his stable of northside rappers take a southside legend's style to the masses

  • News

    August 21, 2003

    Godspell

    Three hundred people from Austin quit their jobs, sold their homes and moved 175 miles to Alvin to start a new church called by the Holy Spirit in the form of the Reverend Dana Carson

  • Music

    July 31, 2003

    Invisible Man

    Kenna doesn't care if you see him. He just wants you to hear him.

  • Music

    January 31, 2002

    Unlucky Winners

    Is there a Houston Press Music Award jinx?

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    Train In Vain?

    Main street's light rail is on it's way, and boosters hope to see passengers lining up for a ride

  • Music

    November 5, 1998

    Ladies Luck

    Five Barenaked Canadians conquer a fickle America with patience

  • News

    February 6, 1997

    King Con

    Steven Russell can bluff his way out of anything -- even prison. so why can't he stay out of jail?

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