William Butler Yeats

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    The 12 Most Ironic Tweets From Aaron Hernandez's Twitter Account

    "We lead the world in computerized data collection!" -- Artie Bucco, The Sopranos Before social media, before the internet, hell, before computers, there was a time where the "fingerprint" we left behind was essentially hand written documents, stories from loved ones, and yes, our actual fingerprin ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 1, 2014
  • Blogs

    May 28, 2012

    Summer's Here: The 11 Best Flag-Bikini Photos from Our Collection

    Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, and that means it's time for women to break out the bikinis. Sometimes, this bikini-breakening-out can mean a display of pride in their native land, whether that involves American-flag bikinis, Confederate-flag bikinis, Texas-flag bikinis or b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    St. Patrick's Day Food Trinity #1: Soda Bread, Butter, and Breakfast Tea

    As a warm-up to St. Patrick's Day, I am going back to my Irish roots and preparing three mini-meals consisting of three Irish items of food and drink. A trinity of trinities, you might say. Some dishes will be more authentic than others; all will promote mirth and therefore be in the spirit of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Prometheus Unbound: Young Chefs Set Their Sights on Houston as the New Culinary Frontier

    Photo by Adrienne ByardSeth Siegel-Gardner, left, and Terrence Gallivan in the kitchen at Revival Market.​The living room at Seth and Hannah Siegel-Gardner's tidy blue house in the Heights is packed: two chefs and their wives, a journalist, three dogs, a massive cookbook collection and a flat- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Health Department Roundup

    W.B. Yeats perusing the city's health inspection records​We're starting this week real classy-like with an appropriately apocalyptic Yeats poem, because we're excellent at copying and pasting stuff that makes us look smart. Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 4, 2010

    Good Turn

    Turn of the Screw

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    I Wanna Be Your Dog (Or Cat): Oh, For A Muse Of Fire (Hydrants)

    Animals wind up at the Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care for all sorts of reasons. Regular readers know all too well of the existence of douchey owners who surrender cats and dogs for idiotic reasons. But today's dirty half-dozen are all stray. They've been out there in that cruel world all ... More >>

  • Film

    September 24, 2009

    Second Life

    A Chinese factory reborn as condo heaven in 24 City.

  • Music

    February 14, 2008

    Tired of the Hype, But That's All There Is

    Next month, Houston gets to be a cool kid. But only for a week.

  • Film

    January 6, 2005

    A Few Dollars Left

    Eastwood's latest Baby proves he's still a money player

  • Music

    December 16, 2004

    Yin and Yang

    The killing of Dimebag Darrell rains on Michael Haaga's Continental Club Plus and Minus Show parade

  • Culture

    May 13, 2004

    Color Me Decadent

    Gordon Terry's show at New Gallery bursts with lush pigment

  • Film

    December 5, 2002

    Off Balance

    Human feelings are lethal in the childish Equilibrium

  • Film

    August 29, 2002

    New Order World

    In dreary Manchester, a revolution spawned heroes, martyrs and, most of all, myths

  • Calendar

    April 12, 2001


    Seamus Heaney

  • Film

    April 30, 1998

    Everyday Ravishments

    Neil Jordan shows a childhood both deeply Irish and thoroughly deranged

  • News

    March 19, 1998

    Geezer Follies

    Aging and creaking, the Rockets prove better at entertainment than basketball, on and off the court

  • Music

    January 15, 1998
  • Calendar

    April 4, 1996
  • Calendar

    January 18, 1996
  • Culture

    March 23, 1995

    Poetic Power

    Kenneth Goldsmith makes words art, and art words