HISD students may be able to pass the test needed to graduate, but that doesn't mean they know how to read.
"I know it when I see it." - Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, on correctly identifying pornography. Also applies to dive bars. The dive distinction is complicated. Used to be you could stick a bar in the non-dive phylum if a web jukebox were present. But nowadays there are dives that still fee ... More >>
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Houston Press Music Awards Showcase 2002
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