2013 was a good year to be bad. This year's best villains weren't just goons with guns -- although there were a few great examples of those. (Here's looking at you, Sean Penn.) We also hissed at slave-owners, inventors, seducers, producers, and a couple amazing women who left an impression without barely speaking a word -- plus another mom who couldn't stop talking and never said anything nice. With less than a month left in 2013, Voice film critics present these twenty memorably nasty characters who made us want to throw popcorn at the screen. --Amy Nicholson.
Justin Timberlake brought The 20/20 Experience Tour to Houston for a big show at the Toyota Center Thursday, December 6th. Check out the photos of the man and the fans, and be sure to read the Rocks Off review of the show. PHOTOS BY JIM BRICKER.
Here's a collection of the year's best longreads published by the papers of Voice Media Group -- the nation's largest group of alternative weeklies -- as selected by Executive Associate Editor Andy Van De Voorde.
Boogie in the Park was held to celebrate the life of Roy Samano, AKA "Elroy Boogie," who lost his battle with cancer earlier this year. PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
For more about Elroy Boogie:
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The Texans hosted the Patriots. They had one of their better offensive games in recent memory, but in the end they lost, falling to 2-10 on the season. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE.
For more on the Texans:
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"Morningside Thai's red curry is richer, silkier and more dimensional than any I've had in a long time. The aromatic mixture of herbs and spices and coconut milk is dotted with chunks of pineapple and tomatoes and long strands of wilted green basil leaves that sneak up on you with a rush of...
As the end of 2013 approaches, we thought it would be fun to celebrate all the late nights, all the dancing, all the great outfits, all the memories made and all the fun we've had over the past year. How did Houston spend the nights out? Find out in this slideshow.