It's gettin' towards that time of year again: time for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. As always, pete sums it up quite nicely.
Uberjam and I went a couple years ago thanks to free tickets from my company (gee, thanks). We saw ZZ top for 5 minutes, ate some curly fries, and got the hell out of dodge. Can't say I'd recommend it for even that long, though it was worth the trip to have discovered the existence of deep-fried corn on the cob. Wow.