Supporters of #RGV4BLM Come Together For A Cause

On the evening of Saturday, July 16, approximately 200 Valley residents joined forces in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, marching to protest the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, and to demand...

Riff Raff vs. James Franco

There is currently a war between James Franco and Houston slapstick rapper Riff Raff, also known as Jody Highroller. Riff Raff claims that James Franco's character in "Spring Breakers," a Harmony Korine film set...

UPDATE: Lime Cucumber Gatorade

Hello, friends. You've probably noticed that Lime Cucumber Gatorade is conspicuously absent from convenience store refrigerators in the Rio Grande Valley. This wonderful beverage tastes like the real thing and offers thirst-quenching refreshment like...

Sound Ordinance Not Loud Enough

The McAllen City Commission met yesterday evening to vote on an ordinance that would ban outdoor amplified music and all ages shows in the downtown entertainment district. The ordinance originated back in May, but,...

RGV Shouts for Sprouts

I moved to the Rio Grande Valley from Tennessee a bit over a year ago, and one of the major differences I've faced is the lack of variety in grocery stores.  I've been used...

Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

This year, in exchange for event coverage, SXSW was gracious enough to provide Ouch My Ego with passes that granted access to the festivals film screenings. I was involved in a car accident that...

Getting naked with Casey Anthony

Everyone likes to get naked, right? Apparently not. Not even with hot body champ Casey Anthony. In the wake of the Casey Anthony trial media freakshow, America is angry. Get fucking angry America. The fact that...

The Valley Needs a Public Voice, Now

On March 25th it was announced that KMBH, the RGV’s sole provider of PBS content, was sold to MBTV, a subsidiary of RC Communications. Plagued by bad finances for years, the Roman Catholic Diocese...

Michael Cera: not-so-awkward director

What do you get when you mix Michael Cera, Kelis and (former) Das Racist's Heems? No, this is not a bad joke, it is just part of the cast of Cera-directed "Brazzaville Teen-Ager," that...

HDTV for Free; it’s legal

By GABRIEL SALDAÑA   When you’re broke, nothing can redeem your day like vegging out in front of a good TV show, especially nowadays with so many great series on air. But what happens when you’re...