Mike Giglio

 

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  • 8 years ago | Longform

    They come in from all over the city and beyond, drawn by the music, the drinks and the high-energy scene. Most are white, favor hair gel and sharp-looking clothes and want to party with people who are exactly like them. The City of Houston is watc...

  • 8 years ago

    Yesterday Hair Balls went to see Invictus with a friend who does not understand even the concept of a "first down" in American football. Since the movie revolves around -- in addition to Nelson Mandela and post-apartheid politics -- South Africa's...

  • 8 years ago | Longform

    "I sit alone in my four-cornered room starin' at candles..." — Scarface of the Geto Boys in "Mind Playing Tricks on Me," one of the most popular songs in Houston at the time of Edna Mae Franklin's murder. _____________________ When Charles Ra...

  • 8 years ago

    As the enormous and bespectacled eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg looked out on The Great Gatsby's Valley of Ashes, Tyler Flood now watches over Washington Avenue from a billboard on Sandman Street. It went up just in time for New Year's Eve. The billbo...

  • 8 years ago

    Christ Church Cathedral launched another round of heavy artillery in its ongoing battle with disgruntled neighbor Harry C. Arthur on Saturday afternoon, in the form of carrying out as usual its annual holiday luncheon for the homeless and otherwis...

  • 8 years ago

    Loyal readers and/or Annise Parker fanatics may remember local massage therapist and dedicated Parker volunteer Greg Turetzky, who provided the Press with some insider insight during the last Annise Parker Election-Watching Party Numero Uno.Back t...

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