Tower Center in heart of Montrose for sale

Posted on 08 Mar 2012 at 5:23pm

If you’ve got a few million dollars laying around this is your opportunity to own an entire city block in the heart of Montrose. The Tower Center on Westheimer between Montrose and Waugh is for sale, along with the Jack in the Box on the same block. The 75-year-old complex was designed by Joseph Finger, [...]

Lawmaker to file repeal of TX marriage ban

Posted on 08 Mar 2012 at 11:14am

State Rep. Garnet Coleman, D-Houston, confirms his plans to continue filing bills to repeal Texas’ 2005 constitutional amendment.

AIDS Walk Houston steps off Sunday

Posted on 07 Mar 2012 at 2:18pm

It’s spring in Houston, that delightful two-to-three weeks a year when it’s warm enough to wear a T-shirt out of doors, but not so warm your face melts off. With spring comes the traditional Houston spring events: the Rodeo, flooding and the annual AIDS Walk Houston. The walk steps off this Sunday, March 11 at [...]

Don’t mess with these Girl Scouts

Posted on 07 Mar 2012 at 2:15pm

CNN reports that a Fort Bend County troop was recently accosted outside of the Wal-Mart where they were selling cookies.

WATCH: Uh Huh Her’s “Wake to Sleep”

Posted on 07 Mar 2012 at 1:03pm

Uh Huh Her dropped a new video for this next single from Nocturnes. There isn’t a lot of fanfare going on with the release of “Wake to Sleep,” but Lezbelib was sharp to point out the guest star in the duo’s video. From the site’s post. In this video, directed by Justin Coloma, we can [...]

DVD review: “Black Briefs” (2012)

Posted on 06 Mar 2012 at 2:57pm

If you go into Black Briefs expecting something about underwear, you’ve misinterpreted the “briefs” in the title — not that the company releasing it didn’t want you to make that mistake. Black Briefs wants to be thought of as sexy, though just as much, it’s occasionally just creepy and odd.

D.C.’s most loquacious sesquipedalian calls Houston home

Posted on 05 Mar 2012 at 4:34pm

Tumblr: depending on who you follow the image-based blogging site it can be a nerd’s delight of data mining, or history’s greatest repository of porn. If, like me, you follow a number of political hacks then you’ve probably seen this delightful map from from Dan K mapping the vocabulary of the 435 members of Congress. [...]

REVIEW: “We Need to Talk About Kevin”

Posted on 02 Mar 2012 at 7:38am

But here is my review of We Need to Talk About Kevin. I saw it in January with my college roommate and close friend Bruce Fretts, himself a respected media writer and critic, and we recorded our dialogue about the film

Bayou City Performing Arts presents “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Coming Out Under Fire”

Posted on 01 Mar 2012 at 3:23pm

The United States military began actively screening recruits for homosexuality in 1941. In 1993 that policy was replaced by the Clinton administration with “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” — recruits were no longer actively screened, but any hint on being gay, lesbian or bisexual and they were out on their ear. Finally, on September 20, 2011 [...]

“Pope of Trash” John Waters is coming to Houston

Posted on 01 Mar 2012 at 3:05pm

John Waters, the man filmmaker William Burroughs called the “Pope of Trash,” will be in Houston March 14 to help raise funds for DiverseWorks Art Space (1117 E. Freeway). It’s difficult to describe a Waters film to someone who’s never seen one. Even his most mainstream fair like Serial Mom and Hairspray displays a maniacally [...]