Politics is an ugly business, but things went from ugly to violent this week when supporters of state Rep. Hubert Vo, Democrat, and those backing Republican opponent Al Hoang showed up at an early voting center in District 149 on Monday afternoon. Hoang's party took offense to a banner that Vo's su ... More >>
The lineup is locked, but fans share their lineup slips.
The late Rick Nelson once sang, "You can't please everyone, so you've got to please yourself." For sure, there are better credos to live by, but this would be the one I'd hang onto were I tasked with booking talent for Free Press Summer Fest. A week and a half away from the event, the caterwaulin ... More >>
If you never caught a GWAR show in the band's improbable 30-year reign, your failure is now officially complete. Dave Brockie, the often-hilarious, always-obscene front-thing better known to fans as Oderus Urungus, returned to the stars from whence he came early Sunday morning. He was 50. Though a ... More >>
REWIND: Oderus Urungus: The Rocks Off Interview, Pt. 1 Rocks Off: Speaking of history, the government shutdown just ended in Washington. Seems like that might have been a prime opportunity for GWAR to step in and sexually enslave the U.S. populace. What stopped you? Oderus Urungus: Only the fact ... More >>
Kick-Ass grows up, improves - but still isn't about anything.
The follies of 1832
Nicki Minaj, the most famous person with pink hair since Phyllis Diller (or P!nk herself), is bringing her Pink Friday International tour to Bayou Music Center (formerly Verizon Wireless Theater) on July 28, according to an announcement Tuesday morning from 42 West publicity. If you saw the Grammys ... More >>
It was 30 years ago today that Natalie Wood's corpse was found floating off the coast of Southern California's Catalina Island. The 43-year old star of films such as West Side Story, Rebel Without a Cause, The Searchers, Sex and the Single Girl and many other classics had been aboard the Splendour, ... More >>
NASA photosThe singularity is coming, you carbon-based piece of shitZDnet's put out a photo gallery of the new robot, R2, who is in the shuttle headed up to the International Space Station as we speak. The pictures aren't new, but seeing them all together can give you the creeps. (You can a ... More >>
Photos by Marco TorreaLady Gaga Toyota Center July 25, 2010 For Lady Gaga's show last night at Toyota Center, the first of a two-night sold-out stand in Houston, she managed to meld blood, sacrilege, fire, pain, heavy metal, love, and the power of music into one mass of light and sound. Fr ... More >>
Subscribers to the Broadway Across America series began getting their renewal notices for the 2010-11 season this past weekend, and at least one of them isn't happy."I've had the same seat for four years, and now I find that I'm getting moved eight rows back," says Valerie Gordon. "It's not a ver ... More >>
Dont expect Dr. Huxtable today its all about his storytelling stand-up
The Houston Symphony says goodbye to 2007 with style