• Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Voting Is... Easier When You Do It Early

    Planning on voting early in Houston? There are only two days left to do so and on November 5th you can ONLY vote in the precinct you are assigned to. When time is against you, waiting until the last minute to vote could be worse than trying to find this year's IT toy during a Black Friday sale. Wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    Welcome to Your Dad's STDs: Syphilis on the Rise In Houston

    Hey soldier!! Wrap that rascal!! Loose lips sink ships!! Careless talk costs lives!!! Loose women may also be LOADED with disease!! The WWII vibe is heavy these days in Houston, as health officials have announced a comeback of the Greatest Generation's STD, syphilis. The Houston Department of Heal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    What Every Musician Needs: Better Shut Up Lines

    We all hate the trope "Houston, we have a problem," but we do have a problem in Houston with talkative, inattentive crowds at live shows. Scanning back over reviews from the past two years, at least 20 percent of them mention crowd noise. So what do the musicians think and, more importantly, what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Laura Annette Durden, 44, Bayou Body Count No. 140

    Body found outside car at 3 a.m.​A woman's body was found near her car in Sunnyside early Sunday morning, the victim of a head injury. Laura Annette Durden, 44, was found unconscious outside her vehicle at the parking lot of the Wilmington House Apartments in the 4300 block of Wilmington abou ... More >>

  • News

    December 3, 2009

    Noncombat Deaths: Another Casualty of War

    The mass shooting at Fort Hood was just one of a growing number of troubling military deaths, murders and suicides.

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    Bayou Body County: Killed While Cleaning Up Some Beer Cans

    Photo courtesy HCSOAfter less than three months of investigating, the Houston police think they've finally got their man. Investigators have charged 23-year-old Kermit Ladell Johnson with murder for allegedly killing man in a parking lot in March.Police accuse Johnson of shooting 39-year-old Steven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2008

    'Round the Kitchen Table

    Are you sitting 'round your kitchen table, contemplating how you’re going to pay those family bills? Are you sitting 'round your kitchen table, concerned about rising health care costs? Are you just sitting 'round your kitchen table, being American and all? Erg. And are you annoyed as Hell by ... More >>

  • Music

    January 13, 2005

    She's Gone (Away from) Country

    But Tift Merritt's latest release, Tambourine, is up for Best Country Album

  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    New Angels in Rock Heaven

    Scoring the grim reaper's 2004 harvest

  • Culture

    October 3, 2002

    Dawson's Crossing

    James Van Der Beek gets off, literally, on screwing with his image

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    June 17, 1999
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    October 24, 1996