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  • News

    April 7, 2011

    Play Ball, Baby

    A new season for the Astros, and hopefully a new team.

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Twitter: The Five Most Annoying Things You Can Do

    No Foursquare or proctologist visits, please​In this week's cover feature, "The Twitterverse", we dive into the world of Twitter to spotlight some of the best things going with the social networking hub, and also uncover some of the worst things permeating the site. We talked to tweeting Texans in ... More >>

  • News

    March 4, 2010

    Teflon Man

    Now playing in River Oaks, Gary Ross has stayed one step ahead of trouble and judgments across the country.

  • News

    November 19, 2009

    The Tug of War

    Rick Perry and Kay Bailey Hutchison are locked in a pitched battle over the soul of the GOP. They are also running for governor.

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Aftermath: Lil Wayne at The Woodlands, Cussing Up a Storm and Selling Everything That Wasn't Nailed Down

    Photos by Marco Torres​ Show of hands if any of you have ever been wrangled into a time-share scheme. Wherein you have to sit and listen to a talking head decked out in Sears' finest grind down your gears with a two-hour seminar on some delightful ocean-front property. Now, add in blaring hip-hop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    The Most Unlikely Bernie Madoff Savior

    Hair Balls' faith in humanity was temporarily restored this week when we saw a press release headlined "Texas Millionaire Offers Support to Charity Victims of Bernard Madoff." As you know, a lot of good non-profits, like the Innocence Project of Texas, which has helped free a bunch of wrongly convic ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2006

    Millionaire Mindsetters

    No skeptics need apply to this get-rich-quick proposition

  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Such Nice Kids

    Immigration protests put HISD in a bind

  • News

    June 28, 2001

    The Transgender Menace Next Door

    She's here. She's queer. The neighbors are used to it.

  • News

    June 1, 2000
  • News

    November 4, 1999

    Taking Back the Blight

    A ragtag "neighborhood association" hits revitalization where it hurts

  • News

    June 20, 1996

    Cut & Run

    He made millions sculpting the figures of Houston women while dodging one of the largest malpractice judgments in Texas history. But after botching another surgery, can Dr. Gerald Johnson continue to operate?

  • News

    February 29, 1996

    Escargot A Go-Go

    Gene Weaver always had a big idea. Selling snail dreams was to have been his last hurrah.

  • News

    November 17, 1994

    Life of a Poet

    Vassar Miller is broke, hospitalized and facing an uncertain future. Doesn't one of Texas' most esteemed writers deserve better?

  • Music

    October 27, 1994