Antiques Roadshow

  • Culture

    May 8, 2014

    The Curious Case of African-Art Appraisal and Tax Fraud

    Appraising collectibles and filing the correct tax forms can be a tricky business, as convicted tax cheat Sulayman Jarra well knows.

  • Culture

    May 9, 2013

    The Found Treasures of Beachcombing

    Beachcomber art from High Island to the Brazos River makes for a fascinating display with intriguing back stories.

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    The Five Coolest Things at This Weekend's Antiques Show

    That mannequin is keeping us up at night​See lots more knick-knacks in our slideshow from the antiques sale. This weekend we visited the Hada Spring Antique Show, upstairs at the George R. Brown Convention Center. It was full of heirlooms, artwork, one-of-a-kind artifacts and plenty of fragil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Wine of the Week: Kitchen Sink Red Table Wine

    ​Bargains are never a bad thing. From the clearance rack at Dillard's, to the random deals on Groupon, to the occasional Antiques Roadshow-like find at a neighborhood estate sale, uncovering something of great value on accident is like winning a mini-lottery. It's these everyday victories that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Flea Market Reality Show Being Shot in Houston

    Stormville is not the location, in case you're confused​The Pawn Stars may be elsewhere, but when it comes to flea-market superstars, Houston is about to shine. The National Geographic Network is producing a show that rips off is inspired by the various pawn-shop reality TV series on the air, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Pamela And Jack Wright: Houston's Pawn Stars

    Photo by schemacomaWhere dreams are made....​We know we're a little late to the game, but Hair Balls recently became a fan of Pawn Stars, the History Channel's beer-gutted, blue-collar answer to PBS's effete, pinky-sipping Antiques Roadshow. (Which we also love.)Thanks to its Las Vegas setting, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2007

    Re: Well, We Do Like Cash...

    And you thought attics were just places for old women to hang out in Victorian novels. Okay, so either the universe is folding in on itself like some kind of cosmic ouroboros or this whole sell-all-the-crap-in-your-attic trend is getting way out of hand. Not 15 minutes after we posted on Cash in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2007

    Well, We Do Like Cash... Wacky! So we assume you've all heard of the TV show Cash in the Attic, where a group of people remodel your home and help you try to sell it. Oh, wait, sorry, that's Designed to Sell. Cash in the Attic is the show where people get their junk appraised. Or is that Antiques Roadshow ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2006

    Racist or Roadshow?

    "Blackface" stirs up an old question

  • Culture

    July 18, 2002

    The Biggest and the Baddest

    Too many players in "The Big Show" need to go back to the farm team

  • Culture

    June 27, 2002

    The Scavengers

    Scott Calhoun and Jeanne Lorenz are making art from what's around them: porn and tchotchkes

  • News

    May 16, 2002

    Small Wonder

    The Hyde Park Miniature Museum has been dredged out of mothballs, but will it find a permanent home before time runs out?

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    Cultural Clash

    SXSW turns a cold shoulder to the Houston music scene

  • Culture

    December 20, 2001

    Repro Man

    Darryl Lauster's resin antiques replicas take the art-versus-craft debate to a new level

  • Music

    July 2, 1998