Jesse Sendejas Jr.
Jesse’s been writing for the Houston Press since 2013. His work has appeared elsewhere, notably on the desk of the English teacher of his high school girlfriend, Tish. The teacher recognized Jesse’s writing and gave Tish a failing grade for the essay. Tish and Jesse celebrated their 33rd anniversary as a couple in October.
4 days ago | Houston Music
The old adage says a union is more powerful than the sum of its parts. That message is at the heart of Cracked, Flawed and Frayed, the new album by the Houston band Brightwire. The record’s 11 tracks espouse togetherhood and feel very timely as we...
18 days ago | Music
One could consider Britt Vasicek spellbinding, but she’s more like a living, breathing spell — and so are you, she might argue. Houston’s preeminent sex witch self-describes as “a queer polyamorous witch making magical, erotic and spooky content o...
25 days ago | Coronavirus
With more Americans getting the COVID vaccine and pandemic regulations loosening, we’re starting to see live music creep back onto calendars. As they do, expect music pundits everywhere to poll re-emerged audiences on how they felt the moment thei...
1 month ago | Music
You can hear music anywhere, if you listen for it. That’s not just the plotline to Zoe’s Extraordinary Playlist, it’s also a personal credo and has been the premise of music articles I’ve written here before, and the fun of the exercise is finding...
1 month ago | Music
Talking with NOFX’s Fat Mike is like a trip to a therapist’s office where it’s never clear if you’re the therapist or the patient. Over 45 minutes, we volleyed between these roles with the iconic punk band’s front person, listening to stark confes...
2 months ago | Film and TV
Last week, Disney+ added The Muppet Show to its streaming roster and TV, music and Muppets fans everywhere rejoiced with good reason. For one, the entire series is now available for binge-watching in one single place. Secondly, the show includes e...