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Waterloo

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    10 Glaring Omissions From the Country Music Hall of Fame

    This Sunday the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville will correct a grievous oversight when it inducts the late Jack Clement, who wrote an early hit for Johnny Cash ("Ballad of a Teenage Queen"), effectively desegregated country music by adopting Charley Pride as a protege, and produce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2013

    Alt-J at Bayou Music Center, 9/26/2013

    Alt-J Bayou Music Center September 26, 2013 The fall music season is in full swing, and Bayou Music Center was alive and kicking with a sold-out crowd of young adults for a showcase of talents by the likes of English indie-rockers Alt-J, with their folkier friends Lord Huron as support. Alt-J have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Upcoming Events: Six Texas Spirits and Six Courses of Dessert

    Did you know that it's National Ice Cream Month? You can celebrate by buying yourself a scoop at one of our 10 favorite ice cream shops, or you can let Prince's Hamburgers buy the ice cream for you. Prince's wants its guests to chill out this month, and will be offering complimentary ice cream float ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Sharif John Reid Loved His iPods & iPhones: Used ID Fraud To Buy $200,000 Of Them

    When you love Apple, you just plain love Apple. And Sharif John Reid is definitely an Apple-loving guy. Prosecutors say he used dozens of fake credit cards, all with the same name, to purchase iPods, iPhones and other Apple products in Louisiana and Texas. The Memorial City Apple store proved to b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Rick Perry's Unique American Revolution Analysis: Best Twitter Responses, and Our Dumb-Quotes Random Generator Is Updated

    Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economyRick Perry last night did what most presidential candidates do after sucking again in a debate -- he went to a frat house. In explaining to the Beta Theta Pi boys his views of governance, Perry said that the American Revolutio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Mamma Mia! 10 Amazing Facts About ABBA

    Hells yeah, Benny, get after it dawg! ​Yeah, we know. The last few weeks, all of these facts blogs have been on cool, big-balled rock bands like the Doors, Queen, KISS and Led Zeppelin - your basic meat-and-potatos groups you get into from listening to too much classic-rock radio with your par ... More >>

  • News

    November 11, 2010

    Bluefinger

    Catastrophic Theatre stages a rock opera redemption.

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Still Fun Fun Fun, Festival Is On The Cusp Of Change

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Miss the bands in Austin this weekend? See as many as we could squeeze into our handy slideshow. Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin is on the cusp of change. A renovation to its home base, Waterloo Park, is due within the next year, so come next November the festival more than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Pop Rocks: Is Avatar Doomed?

    ​Catch James Cameron talking about Avatar on 60 Minutes last night? I thought it was awfully sporting of Viacom to throw some publicity at a movie it doesn't appear to have any stake in for once. Cameron, as usual, exuded confidence about the project. He explained his desire to make the film sinc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Just When You Thought All the ACL Aftermath Was Over...

    Photos by Mark C. AustinKate Pierson of the B-52's​You could roam, as the B-52s put it during their early afternoon set Sunday on the AMD Stage. But as Mudstock 2009 came to a close (let the debate about the later-in-the-year dates begin) most members of the muddy-stocking clan were losing their l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    By The Closest Of Margins, Texas Escapes National Ridicule

    The Duke of Wellington famously called Waterloo "a close-run thing," but he ain't got nothing on Texas' battle to escape being a laughingstock.Thanks to a 7-7 vote, the State Board of Education rejected the infamous "strengths and weaknesses" curriculum that called for schools to make sure that God ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2007
  • Music

    September 15, 2005

    Answering the Musical Question

    Wesley Willis's ghost in the machine pays rock 'n' roll tribute to notorious Houstonians

  • Dining

    December 16, 2004
  • Music

    April 29, 2004

    The Dirty Thirty

    The worst songs of all time from Texas

  • Music

    April 15, 2004

    Cobain in Clubland

    Recollections of Nirvana's three Houston shows

  • Music

    November 1, 2001

    Ballads Nuevo

    Corridos get updated with drugs and guns

  • News

    October 11, 2001

    Great Expectations

    Joe's Sandwich Shop is just one of the businesses along Main Street struggling to survive until Metro gets its light rail line up and operating.

  • Culture

    December 21, 2000

    Flea Smitten

    The circus comes to town and leaves fans scratching their heads (and arms) in amazement

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    In God's Country

    William Dembski thought Baylor University would be the perfect place to investigate a scientific alternative to Darwinism. Little did he realize he would be crucified for his cause.

  • Music

    March 26, 1998
  • Music

    December 26, 1996

    Heavy, Man

    An endless drum solo for... the ten worst concept albums of all time

  • News

    December 7, 1995

    Having outlived the good ol' boy era, when it had a hand in every deal, houston legal giant

    Vinson & Elkins is entangled in a legacy of litigation from its past.

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