It's that time of year, when the sky clouds over, everything gets damp and everyone's immune systems start to fall apart. The clerks at CVS are fronting the NyQuil section every other hour, noses are red and taste buds are shot. It's inevitable that either you or someone you know will succumb to a c ... More >>
Todd Rundgren House of Blues Monday, March 26 Billed as a "greatest hits" tour, Todd Rundgren's show last night at the House of Blues was a textbook presentation of his professionalism. Even dogged by a nasty cold and throat issues, Rundgren and his band delivered over two hours of classic power-po ... More >>
Back in March, I shared my thoughts on the two versions of Stone Brewing Co. Old Guardian barleywine, as you'll recall. Part of the brewery's Odd Beers For Odd Years campaign, this year's "Odd Beers" are dubbed "BELGO" versions, tweaks on two Stone standbys using Belgian yeast. Finally, Ston ... More >>
After a weekend spent swimming hazily through a NyQuil-induced fog and eating the only thing that didn't come back up (Ak-Mak crackers), I was primed and ready for a good vegan lunch buffet--someplace where I wouldn't have to ask any questions about ingredients or wonder whether they had really r ... More >>
This week's roundup is a little heavy on beverage news. Don't worry, we haven't found more urine-based drinks--yet. But we did stumble on some good news from US Airways and a handy DIY for those of you who can't afford home brewing kits. At last, US Airways decided to give coach-class customers f ... More >>
Wade Phillips ushers in a kindler, gentler, better Cowboys era
Two days into Dallas Cowboys training camp down the street from the Alamo, and it’s clear that new coach Wade Phillips is folksy and boring and folksy and country and folksy and really, really close to being human NyQuil. Oh, yeah, and, if you pay attention long enough, he's kind of funny. That’ ... More >>
Prog rock lives on--like a zombie
What's indie rock? Who cares? Here are 10 great CDs that will blow you away, no matter your definition.
Latin food without the lard? It's better than you think.
Shades of Gray puts fresh, new comedy into the Pocket; theaters help stranded PRT patrons
This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music.
Gingko Tree offers Chinese fare at its best
For a growing number of Texas kids with mental illnesses, the only place to get help is behind bars.
Bruce DuBose displays his, um, artistic temperament
DeRogatis' Top 10 Reasons for Living in 1999
Peter Buck goes West with Eitzel, Middle Eastern with Tuatara, and everywhere else with Minus 5