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Anna Nicole Smith

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2014

    24 Reasons We're Thankful We Live in Houston (Hint: It Ain't Dallas)

    Just kidding! We're also thankful for Dallas, which might share a high-speed rail with us one of these days, so we should probably play nice. Here are the actual reasons we're thankful we live in Houston, presented without an ounce of snark, of course. 24. The Lady Bird Johnson wildlife beautific ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Don't Mind the Zebras at Houston's Coziest "Strip Pub"

    "Don't worry, they died of natural causes at a farm out in East Texas," the older man says. "We raised all sorts of exotic animals out there." Mouth open, we're staring at a pair of stuffed zebras, right past the row of topless dancers flanking them. To be fair, mounted animals are surrounding us, ... More >>

  • Music

    March 6, 2014

    The Colorado, Houston's Premier "Strip Pub," Knows What Guys Want

    Celebrating 25 years of women, drinks and zebras.

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    10 Current Songs So Bad, They're Practically Making Fun of You

    Ever had the urge to make the world's worst playlist? Perhaps you're hell-bent on torturing the passengers on a ten-hour road trip to Florida, or you just want to drive your mother-in-law batty enough that she'll jump ship and walk home. Well, just bust out these bad boys. Be careful, though. In s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 5 Piano Bars

    5. CAPS PIANO BAR Tuesday through Saturday, Caps Piano Bar boasts one of the best house bands in town. Jazz and blues hits from days long gone by may be the artists' favorites, but they'll happily play you some Top 40 hits, as long as you keep the tips coming. And don't worry about racking up a huge ... More >>

  • News

    February 17, 2011

    Third Ward Heat

    Mayor, police grilled on HPD beating.

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    The 10 Sexiest Texans Of Our Lifetime

    Texas is loaded with natural resources, among them beautiful women. The state has provided many, many gorgeous, sexy and smart women. To be sure, not all of them combine all of those qualities -- here are tradeoffs to be made -- but still, there's been no shortage in our lifetimes of fetching Texas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Anna Nicole Smith: The U.S. Supreme Court Decides To Get Involved

    Anna Nicole Smith's court case lives on​The Anna Nicole Smith litigation, which seemingly has gone on as long as her career did, is not over yet.The U.S. Supreme Court, of all people, has decided to wade into the case and rule on whether a Houston jury made the right decision when it kept Smith fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    The Five Best Houston Sex Scandals, Such As They Are

    It takes two hookers to get James Worthy ready for Showtime​Houston is not a big town for sex scandals. Whether it's because we have a sophisticated European, laissez-faire attitude to such things, or because bigfoot Houstonians are better at hiding things, we don't know. Although we guess it's th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Legendary Houston Lawyer John O'Quinn Killed In Car Crash

    Legendary Houston lawyer John O'quinn and an unidentified man were killed this morning when their SUV slammed into a tree off Allen Parkway. Police have not said who was driving. O'Quinn, 68, won huge settlements in mass-tort cases dealing with deadly breast implants and Big Tobacco. Recen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    Blogging About Anna Nicole Smith? Be Prepared For Jail Time

    It's often said that the only creatures capable of surviving a nuclear holocaust are cockroaches and Keith Richards. But Hair Balls would like to add another unkillable entity to that list: Anna Nicole Smith lawsuits.The Chron reported today the plight of Lyndal Harrington, a local blogger who was h ... More >>

  • News

    February 19, 2009

    She Almost Killed Stump!

    A close call for a champ

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    An Opera About Houston's Anna Nicole Smith? Why The Hell Not?

    World, you have waited long enough -- you are finally getting your Anna Nicole Smith opera.Britain's Royal Opera House has announced it will produce an opera based on the life of Houston's favorite stripper/golddigger/Rusty Hardin antagonist in 2011.The libretto will be written by the guy who did Je ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 2, 2007

    Fun with Google Trends

    Okay, so it’s Friday, and we’re feeling a bit brain-dead and slap-happy. But we’ve found the perfect way to entertain – and inform – ourselves on this beautiful afternoon. Google Trends! You enter a term, and this amazing tool will list the top ten cities that have searched for it. In othe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2007

    This Just In: Anna Nicole Smith’s Mom Files Suit Against Howard K. Stern, CBS Studios and KPRC Houston

    She’s baaaack …. It’s been quite a while since Anna Nicole Smith’s name was last mentioned in the news, but once again, the former Playboy centerfold and reality TV show star is front and center, thanks to a lawsuit filed by her mother in Harris County. On Tuesday, Virgie Arthur, a retire ... More >>

  • Music

    October 4, 2007
  • Film

    September 20, 2007

    In the Shadow of the Moon

    Reliving the glory of America's giant leap for mankind

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2007

    God Bless You, Mr. Vonnegut

    In a time when Anna Nicole takes precedence over a war and American Idol collects more votes than any election, it’s doubtful Kurt Vonnegut's death will muster up more than today's front page headlines. Maybe these are just the ramblings of a bookworm from high school, but it's sad to think that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2007

    So Many Bad Jokes, So Little Time

    This weekend Halliburton announced plans to move its corporate headquarters from Houston to Dubai. We here at HouStoned are unsure exactly which tack to pursue when covering this story. We could... a) wonder where the HPD mounted division is now going to find protestors to run over with its horse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2007

    Any Which Way But Juice

    Houston really won't stay out of the national news. Sure, we've got W to thank for a lot of that, but there's also Halliburton, Enron, Anna Nicole, Lisa Nowak and Donnie Davies — in no order of importance. Now added to the list are Evander Holyfield and a Sugar Land company by the name of Cell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2007
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    February 26, 2007
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    February 23, 2007
  • Blogs

    February 22, 2007

    More Fodder for the Conspiracy Theories

    TMZ reports that John "Texas" O'Quinn, lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith's mother, has collapsed in court, apparently suffering from diabetic shock. Check out the comments here for some classic Abbott and Costello bickering. — Keith Plocek You can read Rich Connelly's story on O'Quinn here.

  • News

    February 15, 2007

    Command Performance

    Bill Clinton wakes 'em up, for a while, at Rice

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2007

    We Got Your Daddy Right Here

    Everyone seems to have something to say about Anna Nicole's death, but we're betting Lisa Marie Nowak can't get enough of the coverage. After all, the passing of America's favorite hussy was just about the only thing that could get a diaper-wearing Astronaut off the front pages. Case in point: The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2007

    Oh!

    This little riff just came in from a friend of Brett Koshkin (in other words, he's not claiming it). This just in: Doctors have confirmed that Anna Nicole Smith died of food poisoning. Apparently she got a hold of an 80-year-old wiener.

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2007

    Re: Yeah, We Watch The View. So What?

    Here's a clip of Rosie's rant against Anna Nicole hours before the former Playmate died. According to Access Hollywood, it appears the buxom bombshell might've gone the way of Jimi Hendrix. — Keith Plocek

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2007

    Yeah, We Watch The View. So What?

    Rosie O'Donnell's battle with foot-in-mouth disease continues. This morning on The View, a couple hours before Anna Nicole Smith's death topped the headlines, Rosie ranted: "If I have to see Anna Nicole Smith one more time on television...that woman and her paternity test...and she can hardly even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2007

    Anna Nicole Smith Dies

    At this point, we can be sure of two things: Anna Nicole Smith died today, and she's dead. We'll let you know more whenever we read it somewhere else. -- Keith Plocek

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2006
  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Calendar

    September 9, 2004

    Queen Drama

    Get a dandy dose of queers, cross-dressers and even Anna Nicole at the Houston Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

  • Calendar

    September 2, 2004

    Tail Wagon

    Help E! live up to its exclamation point

  • Culture

    December 26, 2002

    Fear Factor

    But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Traffic Reports

    Susie Loucks The KIKK Chick, KIKK/95.7 FM

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002
  • Calendar

    August 8, 2002

    Flirting with Disaster

    America, you deserve The Anna Nicole Show

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Quote

    Anna Nicole Smith

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Immodest Proposals

    The solution to Houston's image problems? Spin them away.

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Overblown and Underrated

    So you know Houston's goats, heroes and high points? Think again.

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Sew What?

    When it comes to old-timers and alleged schemes, Anna Nicole's got nothing on this woman

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000
  • News

    December 2, 1999

    Larger Than Life

    Anna Nicole Smith fights for a fortune as her past erupts

  • News

    December 3, 1998

    Daddy's Money

    In probate court, the sons of oilman J. Howard Marshall II air a high-stakes family feud a fight about loyalty, betrayal and whether their dad played favorites

  • News

    January 1, 1998
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    December 26, 1996
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    December 29, 1994

    The Year of Living Anxiously

    Are We Having Fun Yet? Or is it just the jangly buzz of advanced urban stress syndrome?

  • Dining

    December 8, 1994

    A History Lesson

    The Confederate House feeds us on what Houston was -- for better and worse

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