Earlier this year we introduced you to Mike Bishop, the irascible ex-Marine with 20 acres in the path of the Keystone pipeline, just east of Nacogdoches. When we met him, the retired chemist and bio-fuel tinkerer was livid, cataloging the insults to his land -- the 'dozed crops, the clear-cut woods ... More >>
Is Keystone Pipeline really good idea?Bringing lots of heavy, dirty oil across country, when fracked ,cheaper, cleaner energy available— Rupert Murdoch(@rupertmurdoch) February 15, 2013
Yeah, you read that right. Media magnate Rupert Murdoch, owner of Fox News and The Wall Street Journal, wh ... More >>
100. Tripping Daisy, "Sonic Bloom"
Before this album, the band had a grunge-pop affectation, but this song, from 1998's Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, was more heartfelt than anything they'd done before. - Daniel Hopkins
99. Pleasant Grove, "The Plaque at 16ft"
Bret Egner wrote "The Plaque at 16ft, ... More >>
Best Texas songs, #100-80
The Spotify playlist for songs #79-60
79. Lift to Experience, "Falling From Cloud 9"
From one of the best albums of any North Texas act in recent history, "Falling From Cloud 9" is one of the more accessible songs on 2001's The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads. It's probably t ... More >>
Hodge landed herself quite a deal.The indictment against Terri Hodge has always looked much more damning than the evidence facing the rest of the gang involved in the City Hall corruption case, and it turns out that, well, it's all true. Hodge admitted as much in her factual résumé, which s ... More >>
An old friend stopped by Keller's Cactus Jack's on Lemmon Avenue and discovered that the longtime burger joint is closing this week; SaturdayFriday's the last day after 28 years, so stop on by and say hi or bye, says Jon Keller. After that, he's leasing the property to a California-based Carl's J ... More >>
Ray and Peter LekUnder this hood, girl, it's a 24/7 rumpus.
Dub Assembly's party Friday night at the Green Elephant featured a trio of visiting guest DJs: New York's I-Cue from Ne, Dread Foxx from Port Arthur, and Maneesh the Twister from San Francisco, all playing dubstep and drum and bass tracks.
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