Behind the scenes of the death match between Big Ag and undercover animal-rights activists.
Michael Cimino revisits his notorious flop Heaven's Gate, which maybe was a masterpiece all along.
It's not too late to order those Valentine's Day sweets for your sweetie -- and if you order from Fluff Bake Bar, you can make the gift even sweeter: A whopping 40 percent of the proceeds from the bake sale will go to benefit Lucky Dog Rescue. Pastry chef Rebecca Masson has put together a menu of Fl ... More >>
The most well-known prank in Rice history took place on a warm spring morning in 1988. A few years after the idea first crept into their keg-addled minds, a handful of engineering students erected a pair of 24-foot A-frames around the campus's centerpiece, a one-ton statue of William Marsh Rice that ... More >>
Texas is only spending 2.4 percent of the tobacco settlement money it collects on tobacco prevention campaigns, placing the state near the bottom of the Centers for Disease Control's recommended state-spending list, according to a December report. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids' report states t ... More >>
Pesky little complaints like pollution, flaming water and abandoned homes continue to cast doubt on the argument that drilling into shale will benefit all.
When Steve Lipsky blamed fracking for turning his water well into a flamethrower, he set off an epic battle between the EPA and Texas.
Just imagine it all awayA guy who told debtors he could erase their credit card debt because there's no such thing as "credit" just landed into some money problems of his own: Bob Lindsey must repay $13.8 million to hundreds of Texans who signed up for his Freedom From Debt Alliance program. ... More >>
Think all bourbon comes from Kentucky? Think again.
This means sonething different when Ben Roethlisberger does itOkay, so now we can put the whole Brett Favre/Aaron Rodgers thing to bed, right? While Aaron Rodgers still has a ton of work to do to build the overall resume of the Ol' Dongslinger, yesterday's win over the Steelers, and just as ... More >>
You'll never know what gets you in TexasBetween tainted peanuts and fatal spinach, we feel like there have been a lot of Texas food scares lately. But it's the stuff we don't hear about that gave Texas a failing grade in a new study of how states report icky food outbreaks. If you live in Texas an ... More >>
Masson's famous Fluffernutters and the main ingredient: Fluff.Rebecca Masson is one of Houston's top pastry chefs and proprietor of Fluff Bake Bar, her online pastry shop. This petite woman's fiery energy and drive has taken her far and wide, from Wyoming to Paris to New York to Houston. This ... More >>
Texas Tech, innovating againAs if the Texas Longhorns didn't have enough troubles, what with struggling to beat Rice and Wyoming to open the season, now they face their most severe challenge ever.They go to Lubbock this weekend to play Texas Tech, and the student government at Tech is asking stud ... More >>
The most important character in this play based on true events is never seen
Rob Krentz's family talks about the life and death of the murdered Arizona rancher.
A quick look at the DVDs being released today once again proves that there's no accounting for taste. The box office money makers are Disney's The Princess and the Frog, which raked in more than $102 million, and Ninja Assassin, which pocketed just over $38 million. Then there's Did You Hear Abou ... More >>
Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to email@example.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "Feel It In The Air" (Lil' Flip's Haiti Tribute) Solid stuff here. Wire to Wire Bun B - who headlines t ... More >>
Okay, this is your last chance to see one of the few theater productions this month that doesn't feature Santa, Scrooge, Frosty, or a talking Christmas tree: The Laramie Project at FrenetiCore Theatre. (Thank you E Catter Productions and the Cast of Eight for saving us from wonderland overload!)T ... More >>
Unless you were around here almost 30 years ago and traveling in the music scene, Mickey Clark probably means nothing to you. But the inside liner sleeve on Clark's new album, Winding Highways, is the Anderson Fair music calendar for March 1980. Nanci Griffith and John Grimaudo both had two-day ... More >>
The rising price of diesel hits independent owner/operators the hardest
The socialite sues to get back her investment from an alleged money launderer
Lisa Collins took the Paxil her doctor prescribed. There was supposed to be no problem with her continuing it during her pregnancy. Now, it seems, there was.
Ludacris rankles the white pride of the National Alliance and Bill O'Reilly
Recent debacles demonstrate why District Attorney Chuck Rosenthal needs more than a moustache to match the legacy of Johnny Holmes
The solution to Houston's image problems? Spin them away.
Ellen Trevathan finds her own brand of salvation driving people to and from the city economy lot at the airport
As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad
In the latest divorce donnybrook, things didn't go better with coke
Nebula conjures up memories of loud Les Pauls, long hair and weed
Safari tests brains, strength, endurance and the willpower to persevere when you're puking out of your boat. And pissing in it.
Ten days of alternative films roll out with Get Real
SLC Punk! shows young rebels, but not their relevance
Politics pulls out the hard "soft" cash, Houston-style
A Houston inventor says alcohol-free medicines aren't alcohol-free at all, and could harm you
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