Suave, with impeccable but false credentials, "Dennis Shaw" moved easily through River Oaks society.
Enron honcho needs work.
We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involv ... More >>
Andy Fastow: Time to get a jobAs you might have heard, Andy Fastow has returned to Houston after his stint in a federal prison. He's currently in a halfway house and, let's face it, he needs a job. Luckily the rules allow him to leave the facility for work or community service. But Fastow c ... More >>
Enron, directed by (and starring?) George ClooneyEnron -- the semi-musical, not the company -- was a hit in London's West End and a failure on Broadway. The fact it bombed in America made it less likely we'd see a production in Houston. But now comes word out of London that George Clooney, o ... More >>
Jeff Skilling, Andy Fastow, a character based on Sherron Watkins, and Ken Lay, as portrayed on BroadwayEnron, the semi-musical that became a hit in London but opened to not much acclaim on Broadway, is closing.The show's Facebook page announced the last performance will be this Sunday.The show op ... More >>
A gay Republican for City Council?
The 2006 Collectors Edition
You know, this pic could be described as "foreshadowing." Jeff Skilling has been pretty lucky lately. We all know what happens if Average Joe gets pulled over for DWI. But what did Mr. Skilling get when he was pulled over last month in Dallas and was accused of being under the influence? A $385 ... More >>
A fight over signs gets nasty
Great moments in HouStoned history
"This is totally going in my album." In just a few minutes, sentencing will begin for former Enron whiz/Starbucks swillin' "mastermind" Andrew Fastow. David Gerger and John Keker, Fastow's attorneys, know that they're looking at 10 years for A. Fast, but will likely ask for a reduction anyway. We ... More >>
"Yes, it's true that I got most of my ideas from Mr. Lay..." In his speech at the Ken Lay memorial service, the Rev. William Lawson compared the former Enron honcho to Jesus, the lynched James Byrd and Martin Luther King, Jr. We've found the notes Lawson used in preparing his speech; here are so ... More >>
Immigration protests put HISD in a bind
One analyst indulges his gonzo side
Kenny Boy's fall: a sign of Houston's corporate culture gone wrong
Alex Gibney expertly captures the lies and fall of Enron
One of Ken Lay's many legacies: the families whose lives were disrupted by the fall
In your heart, you know the Yuppie Prick$ are right
The worst flock-ups of 2003, starting with Big Tom himself
Rich Kinder has made a cool billion dollars since leaving Enron. Now hes ready to take over the world, or at least the nearest pipeline.
A shopping list for your favorite political types
How Enron's high temptress turned massive projects into a $2 billion wet dream for the company -- and an estimated $100 million profit for herself
The Chronicle dares to dream -- again
Location will be a trying problem for Fastow's legal team
Enron Chief Financial Officer Andy Fastow
Kopper cops to a Fastowian bargain
Rank-and-file employees suspected something was wrong at Enron. Now they want someone to pay.
How Ken Bentsen got run over by a rainbow
It's rerun time with the Chronicle's Enron coverage
Enron's secret domestic-partner benefits program
U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal abruptly recuses herself without explanation
Enron used political ties to rid itself of regulators. But in the end, its supposed free-market trailblazing only burned investors.
Disgruntled Enron workers mount an impromptu exhibit: The art of the deal
Lawyers go gunning for corporate terrorists