Even though former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling claims he didn't do the crime, he has been doing the time, six years of it. Now, after a ruling by an appeals panel and an investigation into the Enron Task Force that handled the Enron case, Skilling could wind up a free man. There is still a ways to go, b ... More >>
One thing I've learned in my five years or so of doing radio is that very few (stress VERY) athletes enjoy doing interviews. Most barely tolerate the process and treat it like it's a nuisance, something that's just part of the deal when you sign on the dotted line for seven figures. So when you see ... More >>
Scottie Pippin in his not-so-glory days.It's always a little disappointing when you find out that certain urban legends aren't true. It's why I've never visited the mythbusting Web site snopes.com. Why would I want to know the truth when it's just more fun to assume it's accurate?
Along thos ... More >>
Jason611 via FlickrNo one's willing to confirm anything, but all indications point to the same scoop: Facebook is planning to launch a new music service this fall. Here's what we know so far.
CNBC's John Fortt broke the news Kanye West-style - in ALL CAPS: "YES INDEED NEXT MONTH IS GOING TO ... More >>
Tweets don't fail me nowAs the GOP debates whether it wants the Tea Party to drive it (and the country) off a cliff by playing games with the debt ceiling, we looked to Twitter for the updates from our state's congresssional delegation.
Oddly, the Republicans didn't tweet anything like "Yes, ... More >>
Speedtraps can be thwartedA new compilation of online complaints seems to show that Houston, believe it or not, is either a) the worst American city for speed traps, or b) home to the drivers who complain most about speed traps.
CNBC looked at all the reader-submitted listings at speedtrap.o ... More >>
LeBron: The power is waningMankind, I have to say that I was just about to give up on you. I'm a very patient person, but with every kid running around in a Ben Roethlisberger jersey or every nimrod that decides to turn right on Hamilton at the Texas Street intersection next to Minute Maid Park ... More >>
Walmart is in ur Heights krushing ur soulz.The battle over whether Walmart will open a new store in the Heights is heating up. Mailers proclaiming "It's time to clean up this property and put it to work for all of Houston" have been popping up in mailboxes around town trying to convince residents th ... More >>
Photos by Marc Brubaker/ Click here for a slideshowTed Nugent
July 11, 2010
It was one of the most offensive shows that Aftermath has probably been to, but that didn't stop us from buying a T-shirt. It was a show that would have made the cast of liberal pundits on CNBC s ... More >>
We guess Hunter S. Thompson was right -- the Kentucky Derby really is vile and depravedI'm not sure what it says about the type of summer we're going to have here in Houston when an embedded video of 30 hornets wrecking a shop and mass-murdering 30,000 bees in a blog post about the Kentucky Derby ... More >>
[UPDATED to include AEG President and CEO Timothy J. Leiwecke's statement about the merger.]
Via CNBC, businessinsider.com reported Monday morning that the U.S. Justice Department has approved the merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster into a multi-platform entertainment corporation that can do ... More >>
It's a sure bet that when Neil Armstrong dies, coverage will be limited
to a two minute retrospective culminating with "One small step for
man..." playing over his official NASA photo. Meanwhile, CNBC today is
still reporting on the "financial impact of Michael Jackson's death."
One walked on the m ... More >>
Photo by John Nova LomaxInspired by the "Chicago Tea Party" of CNBC fame, right-wingers from coast to coast gathered to protest, um, a bunch of stuff. Creeping socialism, Wall Street, arms control, liberals in general, freeloaders... You name it, these folks are pissed about it. About 300 people (by ... More >>