• Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Good Dog Hot Dogs: A Cautionary Tale for Small Businesses

    The Good Dog Hot Dogs truck has almost disappeared from the Internet overnight, even though they are very much still in business. On September 19th, both their Facebook page and web site were taken down. The same day, the popular food truck posted to Twitter: "Our apologies, we're currently working ... More >>

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    March 20, 2012

    Fat City Tackles Every Entry on Our 100 Favorite Dishes List

    Because I'm getting to be an oldster, I'm still not as hip to newer sites like Pinterest and Tumblr as I once would have been to, say, Blogger or Wordpress. Tumblr sites in particular sort of confuse me -- aren't they just blogs? With more pictures and less writing? And no vicious comment sections? ... More >>

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    February 29, 2012

    Cornbreadd Goes To Washington: Maurice Duhon Talks U.S. House Campaign

    Cornbreadd - make that Maurice Duhon Jr. - is, to use a term of the trade, good copy. He's articulate, opinionated and effervescent, a tireless self-promoter with a genuine concern for and interest in the welfare of others - first his fans as the rapping front man of Houston Press Music Award winne ... More >>

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    February 22, 2012

    Let Us Eat (Home-baked) Cake! - Three New Bakeries

    Courtesy of Sinfull BakerySinfully delicious gluten-free pies.​In Houston, it seems, baking entrepreneurship has hit overdrive. Take Dylan Carnes of Sinfull Bakery, which won the Houston Press Best of Houston 2011 award for Best Vegan Bakery. Her rise from self-taught baker of vegan sweet trea ... More >>

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    January 10, 2012

    Hayes Carll Added To Chris Gray Day Schedule

    Today we have added boss hoss country artist Hayes Carll to the Chris Gray Day festivities, coming this Saturday at the Continental Club. Carll was last in Houston on December 30 for a whip-crack set, with Robert Ellis and Shovels And Rope opening for him. He goes on at 6 p.m., right in the middle o ... More >>

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    May 27, 2011

    App of the Week: MySocialMania

    It doesn't get much easier than this.​App: MySocialMania Platforms: iPhone Web site: Apple Link Cost: $0.99 Mania seems to be an appropriate word when discussing the crazed use of social media by millions worldwide. From Twitter to Facebook to Flickr to MySpace (God help us), millions of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Before Networking Was Social: Ten Early Social Websites That Are Dead or Dying

    Who needs when we have Facebook?​Social networking today is a foregone conclusion. Many of us wake up and check Twitter on our smart phones or pull up Facebook on our laptops. We surf YouTube videos in our spare time, find dates on and spend hours reading music, politi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Sampler Plate: This Week In Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. The Mija Chronicles: While absolutely no one I know was able to attend the Inte ... More >>

  • News

    March 18, 2010

    Blog Stars

    Ten local sites that rock our world

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Social Distortion: The End-All, Be-All Cure For Your Social Media Sickness

    You log into Facebook, and you're hit with the sudden pang of 172 unread messages in your inbox, 146 unread updates, 59 event invitations, and a partridge in a pear tree. Your Google Reader is uncomfortably lodged at 1000 unread, and it hasn't been touched in ages, sorta like your sexy bits. You ... More >>

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    March 6, 2007
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    October 28, 2004

    The Blog Age

    Matt Mullenweg helps usher in the real information revolution, one Web log at a time