Bo Jackson

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    May 14, 2014

    Tracy McGrady's Brief and Memorable Minor League Debut

    Somewhere in Middle America, a bit of peace can still be found on a minor league baseball diamond. You don't have to deal with price gouging in concessions, the world still feels small and constricted and you can't seem to argue with a $5 funnel cake. Matter of fact, never argue when the universe g ... More >>

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    March 15, 2013

    Mississippi-Bred the Weeks Hope That You Know Bo

    When the Beatles were signing acts to their Apple Records label, it proved to be both advantageous and not so much for Badfinger. For while that band got great exposure, they were also tagged as the "Baby Beatles" for their somewhat similar looks and musical styles. It's a situation that members of ... More >>

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    November 30, 2012

    Bo Knows Bo: Bo Jackson Turns 50 Years Old, Smashes Old Age Over His Knee

    Today Bo Jackson turns 50 years old. The former baseball and football star was one of the most exciting players to watch in the late '80s and early '90s. He was able to incite excite in not sports fans young and old. Dem legs, you guys. And he knew how to sell shoes. He did double-duty with t ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012

    Houston Sports Stories That Need Their Own ESPN #30For30 Episodes

    Red-Blooded American Man's newest obsession -- behind Kate Upton -- has to be ESPN's 30 For 30 series. The sports documentary series takes on notable and not-so-notable events in sports history and gives them the 360-degree treatment. Since 30 For 30 debuted in late 2009, the directors have tackle ... More >>

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    January 12, 2012

    Zombies & Texans: This Week In Houston Rap Videos

    ​Ah, rappers and music videos. Some are vehicles for self-promotion, others are tools used to promote a message, a gaggle of asses or some good ol' wholesome debauchery. In the case of the Houston rap class, music videos are always eye opening glimpses into the future, either telling what a ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Twilight vs. Harry Potter And 9 Other Geek Throwdowns

    Still the only crossover I'd pay to see.​Anyone watch the MTV Movie Awards? Anyone? I didn't think so, mostly because I suspect the majority of Hair Balls/Art Attack readers are over the age of 12. And while I have no intention of revisiting the whole "'Music?"Television line of jokes, I did ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    What Are Your Favorite Sneakers Ever?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday that isn't a national holiday (or thereabouts), Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: ESG, John Dew, Chuckway, Hollyw ... More >>

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    September 8, 2010

    The 10 Most Fun Musical Instruments To Destroy

    ​A company in Japan is making disposable guitars expressly made for smashing. At around $60 a pop, you won't be too terribly sad about hacking up the stage with it or clocking your bastard bassist or dullard drummer over the head at the end of the gig. Hell, at these prices you could open the ... More >>

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    September 2, 2010

    Our Year

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    December 11, 2007
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    August 29, 2007

    Drenched in Blog: Bo Knows Hospitals

    Bo Diddley had a heart attack this past weekend, adding to his already long list of recent ailments. He’s in an intensive care unit at the moment, after having a stent installed in his heart. The 78-year-old rock icon, who destroyed audiences with his trademark rectangular guitar, suffered a strok ... More >>