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October 26, 2011 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments

Black Sabbath is one of those bands you don’t fuck with.  Sure, Ozzy’s kind of become a caricature of himself over the years and I can’t think of one mind blowing Sabbath song since Dio …

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Blogging while intoxicated slight reprise: Herman Cain cigarettes and alcohol
October 23, 2011 – 5:35 pm | One Comment
Blogging while intoxicated slight reprise: Herman Cain cigarettes and alcohol

By Alex Wukman
I don’t know why I do this to myself. I really shouldn’t watch Sunday talk shows or read the newspapers, it only angries up the blood. But I do, and it’s …

For those about to read: Sylvia Nasar’s Grand Pursuit
October 8, 2011 – 5:05 pm | One Comment

By: Dario Brumen
In a time where most American discourse avoids nuance like a bad peanut allergy, and talk of bipartisanship is as cheap as a Hollywood hand job, Sylvia Nasar’s book Grand Pursuit reminds us …

Occupation Houston
October 6, 2011 – 2:51 pm | 2 Comments
Occupation Houston

Story and photos by Alex Wukman
Like protests before it the Occupy Together movement is a litmus test, telling readers more about the writers covering the demonstration than anything about the actual protests. Part of the …

Testify - OccupyHouston.org
October 5, 2011 – 7:53 am | One Comment
Testify – OccupyHouston.org

OccupyHouston happens tomorrow. At 8:30am people will gather at Market Square and at 9am they will begin to march to the JP Morgan Chase Tower and end up at Herman Square Plaza outside of City …

Anons plan to take to the streets in downtown H-town
September 26, 2011 – 3:16 pm | 10 Comments
Anons plan to take to the streets in downtown H-town

By Alex Wukman
For over a week now supporters of the internet entity Anonymous have been encamped in the heart of New York’s financial district in an attempt to change the corporate friendly political climate. The …

Where’s the anti-death penalty crowd on the James Byrd Jr. execution?
September 21, 2011 – 4:59 pm | 6 Comments
Where’s the anti-death penalty crowd on the James Byrd Jr. execution?

By Alex Wukman
For many people 1998 will always be marked with the milestones of life-graduations, marriages, births and deaths. For scholars of pop culture it’s a year that produced many great movies-Big Lebowski, Rushmore, Pi, …

Ridin’ clean: Houston Moving Planet bike ride and party
September 19, 2011 – 5:05 pm | One Comment
Ridin’ clean: Houston Moving Planet bike ride and party

By Alex Wukman
For most of the world Houston is a hot and humid oil town-it’s a place whose  current form was only made possible because of air conditioning and black gold. However, just like in …

Monday Pop Quiz
May 16, 2011 – 10:51 am | 5 Comments

by Stephen Thompson
You know that creepy old codger who lives alone at the end of your street, hates kids, and has fifteen feral cats lounging under his dilapidated porch? Guess what he has …

There was a Tea Party summit in Houston with Andrew Breitbart, why didn’t anyone tell me?
March 30, 2011 – 1:04 pm | No Comment

By Alex Wukman
Unless you are a regular reader of right wing sites Pajamas Media and Big Government you wouldn’t have known that t Houston based ‘election integrity’ group True the Vote held its first annual …

Steven Seagal kills chickens with a tank: the most WTF moment of the week, so far
March 23, 2011 – 3:56 pm | No Comment

By Alex Wukman
There are days when the universe makes sense; news stories explode across the internet and everything is right with the world. Then there are days when it seems that someone, somewhere, just decided to …