Welcome to Eating...Our Words' Bartender Chat, in which we sit down with local bartenders and get to know their style. Whether they're slinging beers or mixing complex cocktails, bartenders are our buddies and confidants, but we're turning the tables and the camera on them to find out what they're p ... More >>
Houston museums should display some Houston art.
Texas claims three of the top spots.
Thomas Caffall's mother told the media yesterday that she had been worried about her son's mental state, and from looking at his Facebook page, it's easy to see why. Having a right-wing gun nut in the family is one thing. Having one who goes around quoting Yoda and Emily Dickinson is another. Caffa ... More >>
Ladies and gentlemen, we have a new clubhouse leader in the Mugshot of the Year sweepstakes, not to mention another entrant in the list of idiots who don't know that leaving a dog in you car on a Texas summer afternoon is moronic and all-too-often fatal . Meet 23-year-old Bill Cody Omer, a college ... More >>
The one-liners come out of Kinky Friedman's mouth so fast you need a protective shield. "The only thing Rick Perry managed to do with his Presidential campaign was to make George W. look like Thomas 'Fucking' Jefferson." "Real people don't get into politics. The only people who get into politics ... More >>
Confidential was the most-feared Hollywood magazine back in the day. While still somewhat sedate by 21st-century standards, it was no-holds-barred in classic Hollywood. Famously, it lost a libel suit (in Britain) for saying Liberace was gay. Anyway, looking at covers that are floating around the w ... More >>
Photos by GroovehouseBon Jovi Toyota Center May 17, 2011 Keep the faith with Bon Jovi and their hordes of Houston fans in our slideshow. It's no easy feat to emerge relatively unscathed from the ruins of the '80s metal boom. Bon Jovi's more glam-oriented contemporaries can no longer hope to ... More >>
King of HoustonHouston, you can't get enough of your Labs. Once again the goofy, lovable dogs lead the way in the American Kennel Club's list of most popular dogs in Houston. The venerable boxer, however, is fading a bit. In third place last year, he is now in fifth. But, as Winston Churchi ... More >>
How bike couriers plan to survive the internet age.
How therapy saved the monarchy in The King's Speech.
Our Ten Favorites from 2010 including Jackass 3D.
The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Have something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email it to sheaserrano@gmai ... More >>
Japanese Bento Box "Mona Lisa"Art created from food has a uniquely universal appeal and a certain whimsy that you don't always find with other media. But food artists are often dismissed as "novelty," despite the powerful reach of their work and the fact that it's often crafted out of some of ... More >>
In the past year we have heard people Auto-Tune most everything you can think of: Winston Churchill, Chris Crocker, a teary-eyed family reunion, and the late Billy Mays are just some of the clips we have been sending and posting for any one who will listen, mainly late at night or while we are at s ... More >>
You probably didn't notice, but Democratic gubernatorial candidates Bill White and Farouk Shami debated Monday.It was a snoresville of an event, but now we know why: Organizers turned down the chance to hear $400 million worth of political charisma.Who could be worth that much money for a politic ... More >>
Rocks Off understands that this effort is meant for a more general audience and not a Beatles obsessive like himself who owns a bookcase stocked with 93 Fab-related tomes (we counted). And on that level, A Life is a fine if surface summation of the life and career of Sir Paul. Much of Carlin's na ... More >>
Two decades after the severed ear of Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino serves up Hitler's head on a plate.
If you needed any more evidence that Comcast was an agent of evil on par with Al Qaeda or whomever makes those peanut-butter-filled pretzels, look no further than the cable company's inescapable local commercials featuring Sam Houston. The former Texas President/Governor is shown engaging in a varie ... More >>
A Houston-area man leads the fight against the ban on gays in the military
Flying too close to the sun with Jason "Spaceman" Pierce
Despite its flaws, Unhinged's ambitious Code adds up
Speaking off the toque: Richard Hazzard
The leader of the Vulgarians makes a fashion statement
Makin' Whoopee is retrograde in a number of ways -- not all of them good
After years of making Mayor Bob presentable, Houston's First Lady is ready to get serious. Seriously.