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  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Surfer Blood Looks to Squeeze More Success From Pythons

    In 2010, Florida's Surfer Blood made waves with their impressive hook-heavy debut album, Astro Coast. They were indie-rock's instant media darlings. Three years later, and band is trying to re-earn that sweet favorable media attention. Last year, front man John Paul Pitts cast himself -- and thus h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    Rocks Off 100: DJ Big Reeks, The Chief Waxaholic

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, 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 the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who: At first glance, Rican McGusty is a ... More >>

  • News

    June 20, 2013

    Deadly Charades: Double Lives, Extortion and the Suicide of a Respected Professor

    A respected A&M prof with secrets to hide commits suicide and implicates his alleged blackmailer in a case where no one was really who he or she seemed to be.

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    New Mapping Tool Helps Illustrate Just How Segregated Houston's Income Remains

    Houston's supposed to be one of the most haphazard, heterogeneous cities in America. That dearth of zoning tosses neighborhoods, incomes, and races into a wonderful stew of strangeness and desegregation. The lack of framework -- the lack of regulations, the lack of ordinance -- has painted Houston a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Joel Osteen's Mega-Watt Grin Can't Keep Houston Within the Bible Belt, Survey Says

    Every week, Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church sermons reach over seven million viewers across the world. The Second Baptist Church Houston, the largest Baptist church in the largest Baptist nation, hosts a weekly attendance pushing 25,000. The Woodlands Church -- pulling those from Humble, Katy, and Tom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    John Goodman: Polo Honcho Adopts Girlfriend

    There are Rich People Problems, and there are Rich People Solutions. Credit Houston-bred multimillionaire polo patron John Goodman, the subject of a 1998 Press feature, not to mention the allegedly drunk-driving killer of Florida college student Scott Wilson in 2010, with coming up with one of the ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 27, 2011

    Let It Bleed

    Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch.

  • Music

    May 15, 2008

    Smoke, Mirrors and Rainbows

    Overcoming chronic Radiohead fatigue

  • News

    July 25, 2002

    Pay Snubs

    Wal-Mart's biggest bargain? It may be squeezing free overtime out of workers.

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    The Turning Point

    If Richie Hubscher couldn't be the Houston Ballet's prince in white tights, then he would be the dark angel of the Easy Credit Theater

  • News

    May 14, 1998

    The Further Adventures of King Con

    Yet again, Steven Russell bluffed his way out of prison. And yet again, he got caught.

  • 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?