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1974: The Year that Movies, Music, TV, and Politics All Came Together

22 days ago by Bob Ruggiero
Ronald Brownstein has spent most of his life as a professional reporter in Washington, D.C., and today is a frequent political analyst for CNN and a senior editor at The Atlantic. But he also holds a deep interest in pop culture and—more importantly—how it relates to and connects with history...

Best Virtual Bets: RFK, The East End, and Stevie Wonder

7 months ago by Natalie de la Garza
It’s Global Handwashing Day, but take a break from the scrubbing to enjoy some of this week’s best virtual bets.

The Rocks Off 200: Tim Ruiz, La Mafia's Master of Technics

7 years ago by Marco Torres
Who? Member of Grammy-winning Tejano band La Mafia, bassist Tim Ruiz has been creating music in this city for the better part of two decades. A top advocate for the local live-music scene with an emphasis on live jazz, Ruiz is the the creative mind behind the new Jazz Scene...

Kathryn Casey Turns True Crime Focus on Kaufman County Murders

3 years ago by Bob Ruggiero
It was a crime that shocked the proverbial small town of Kaufman, Texas in 2013. County Chief Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse was shot to death at close range by a black-clad assassin right outside the courthouse. District Attorney and close friend Mike McClelland vowed to find the killer. But...

The Rocks Off 100: David DeLaGarza, Don of Tejano Stars La Mafia

8 years ago by Marco Torres
Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. Any conversation about Tejano music...

Patent Law: The New Cold War

9 years ago by Caleb Hannan
The morning that Michael Risch inserted himself into the battle between a Fortune 100 company and the man known as the "father of the iPod" began like any other, with a wake-up call from his six-year-old son. Risch, a professor of intellectual property law at Villanova University, padded to the...

Returning War Contractors Face Second Battle, Against AIG

9 years ago by John Nova Lomax
Ever since that June day in 2010 when the roadside bomb detonated ten feet from the cab of his truck on a dusty road in Iraq, Terry Enzweiler has not been the same. He gets lost coming back from the same grocery store he's shopped in hundreds of times; his...

Here's Why Patrick Swayze Is the GOAT of Houston Actors

4 years ago by Camilo Hannibal Smith
The Swayze was a badass and heartthrob, and no one could do it like he did.

Lonesome Onry and Mean: War, Still "Hard to Believe"

12 years ago by William Michael Smith
As we've mentioned a few times in these pages, Lonesome, Onry, and Mean's daughter has been in the Middle East on an Air Force assignment the past six months. She finally got back Saturday, and the homecoming in San Antonio was mighty fine as she reunited with her three-year-old daughter...

Drive-By Truckers Will Never Surrender Under Protest

4 years ago by Bob Ruggiero
The veteran Southern rockers recently released their most potent and political album to date.

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