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Awards

  • 2007 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published May 18, 2006

    "Lost Dog"

  • 2007 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published November 2, 2006

    "Candidate of the Year"

  • 2007 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published December 7, 2006

    "Punk'd"

  • 2006 - Lone Star Awards, published April 14, 2005

    "What a Devil"

2006 Stories by Richard Connelly

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  • Beer Time in Austin

    published December 21, 2006

    The Saint Arnold brewery, and the beer that flows from its small facility, are two of the best things about Houston. So it is with some... More >>

  • It's Art!

    published December 14, 2006

    The fall semester is over, and UH art student Joel Bender can breathe easy. Apparently he will get credit, and not jail time, for his latest... More >>

  • Punk'd!

    published December 7, 2006

    Walk behind the Leopard Lounge clothing store on Westheimer and you may be in for a surprise. If you're lucky enough to stroll in just the... More >>

  • Conflict of Interest

    published November 30, 2006

    The race to replace Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on the City Council -- as if anybody could -- has its first candidate. His bio? Four years in the Air... More >>

  • Online Fun

    published November 23, 2006

    Finally, the state of Texas has done something to alleviate the shocking lack of finding entertaining things to do online. This month... More >>

  • Turkeys of the Year

    published November 23, 2006

    A Houston Thanksgiving conjures up many time-honored traditions. These include: 1) Throwing a football around and saying, "Kinda hot out for... More >>

  • Candidate of the Year

    published November 2, 2006

    In a turbulent electoral season full of distasteful political ads -- does anyone out there really want to be forced to think about Carole... More >>

  • Getting Schooled: Bombs Away

    published November 2, 2006

    The biggest concern among residents of the seventh congressional district, according to U.S. Rep. John Culberson, is not the Iraq War, it's... More >>

  • Getting Schooled

    published November 2, 2006

    The rain, on this October Sunday afternoon, is coming down as a near-solid mass, the kind of rain where you wait in your parked car for five... More >>

  • Spaced Out

    published October 26, 2006

    Things are a little tense these days among the 15 Harris County criminal court-at-law judges. For some observers, though, it ain't the tenseness,... More >>

  • Tears of a Klown

    published October 12, 2006

    Almost everyone out in the boonies hates those countless signs that homebuilders and sellers illegally put up on private property and street... More >>

  • Show God the Money

    published September 28, 2006

    The bright spotlight of the journalistic world shone on George Adams recently, when he starred in the lead anecdote for a Time magazine... More >>

  • What Happened?

    published September 21, 2006

    Houstonians curled into a fetal position on June 1 of this year, waiting all a-tremble for one after another in a series of deadly Category 5... More >>

  • Name That Town

    published September 14, 2006

    Reading one of the many zoned editions of the Houston Chronicle, we learned a few things about Missouri City September 6: 1) headline... More >>

  • Here We Go Again

    published September 7, 2006

    It hasn't been easy being a fan of the Houston Texans, and last season was the worst of all. Now the team is promising a new start, with a new... More >>

  • Reliantly Unhelpful

    published August 31, 2006

    In case you haven't noticed -- and if you haven't, then congratulations on your apparently very comfortable financial circumstances -- you are... More >>

  • $50K Between Friends

    published August 24, 2006

    Normally, when an organization like LULAC gets word of a $50,000 gift, members don't ask many questions beyond how soon the check will clear.... More >>

  • Bragging Rights

    published August 17, 2006

    The Port of Houston, those folks who bring you splashy commercials telling you how wonderful they are -- because that's something you need to... More >>

  • Ugly and Slow

    published August 10, 2006

    Just off Market Square, near the center of the area that's supposed to be triggering a downtown revival, one property owner has persisted in... More >>

  • Beer and Porn

    published August 3, 2006

    We knew someone who was a hard-core regular at Rudyard's, and he once told us a sad tale. One day he needed some cigs, so he went next door to... More >>

  • Bishop Is Back

    published July 27, 2006

    Even if you don't remember George M. Bishop, the Houston legal community does. Married to a judge, Bishop was a behind-the-scenes power in... More >>

  • Online Confessions

    published July 20, 2006

    Parents and the media can't seem to say it enough: Kids, be careful what you post on MySpace. Especially if you're an alleged murderer.... More >>

  • Debate Club

    published July 6, 2006

    Chris Baker is the leading local talk-show host in town; since the town in question is Houston, he is of course hard-core right-wing. A... More >>

  • Top of the World

    published July 6, 2006

    Yeah, okay, you're right -- Mike Willcox flies toy airplanes. And flying toy airplanes, especially when you're 35 years old, is about as hip a... More >>

  • Par for the Course

    published June 29, 2006

    You're a community college with a rebelling faculty, a departing chancellor, a possible fiscal crisis. What do you do? Open a golf course!... More >>

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