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  • Blogs

    October 30, 2014

    The 11 Best Draped-Up Dirty South Songs Ever

    Draped up and dripped out, know what I'm talkin' 'bout? Much like Bun B, who wrote those lyrics, you do know what I'm talkin' 'bout. And you also know that all things draped up and dripped out are badass, especially when they are songs from the dirty south. Whether it's swangin' and bangin' or s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Florida Gator Crime: Walk-On Punter Gets DUI On A Scooter

    Aaron Hernandez is now a former New England Patriot, former in every sense of the word having been scrubbed clean from the team's website and having his replica jersey the target of a "free exchange" campaign where Pats fans can swap out their "81 HERNANDEZ" joints for a comparable current Patriot's ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 4, 2013

    Video Rewind: Jonas and Pane in Parallel

    Two dissimilar artists are paired at the CAMH.

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Tobin Harvell, Fitzgerald's Unflappable Floor Manager

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. If you spend any time at Fitzgerald's, you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    College Football: National Signing Day 2013, A Decade Of Cautionary Tales

    Beginning bright and early Wednesday morning, 18-year-old football players far and wide will finalize in writing their plans on where they will ply their trade for the next three to five years, causing high blood pressure in adults three times their age coast to coast and dragging the fax machine in ... More >>

  • News

    July 26, 2012

    Texan Challenges Civil Forfeiture Law

    Police can keep your cash, car and other property, regardless of whether you've been convicted of – let alone charged with – a crime.

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Dez Bryant's Mom Calls 9-1-1, Vows, "I'm Going to Put an End to It Today!" (w/ AUDIO)

    "I think that Dez has a chance to make the kind of impact of people that have worn this jersey before." -- Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in 2010 after bestowing the #88 jersey on wide receiver Dez Bryant Cocaine possession. Drug paraphernalia. Various mysterious brushes with assault charges through th ... More >>

  • Film

    February 23, 2012

    Lost in America

    A couple goes searching for a lifestyle that fits in Wanderlust.

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Person of Interest: Lone "Wolf and Cub"

    Tension is growing between Reese and Finch, those partners in crimestopping. In the beginning, the ex-CIA operative's needling of his nerdy OCD boss seemed almost good-natured, but as Finch continues to deflect Reese's inquiries about The Machine, the latter has moved into full-scale investigation m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    2012 Starts Out Deadly on Houston's Roads

    Drive better, Houston. The first two days of 2012 saw four fatal traffic accidents, three of them on or near the Loop. Two occurred in the early morning hours of January 1, meaning they were probably New Year's Eve-related, but still: That's way too much dying going on. The deaths included a drun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Eat It: Houston Rappers Love to Write Songs About Eating

    Photo by Chase Steely ​One thing Houston rappers are proficient in-besides rapping great-is eating well. Many of the more influential artists were/are big and fat: Fat Pat, Big Pokey, Big Moe, Big HAWK, Big Mello, and Big Steve. Even DJ Screw was a husky man. That's not to say that their wei ... More >>

  • News

    September 22, 2011

    The Peddler

    Both in and out of prison, Brian Culwell has spent his life selling people baubles, trinkets and jewels. Now he's buying your gold and silver.

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    75 MPH Speed Limit Passes: Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Engines

    The Texas Senate has sent to the governor's desk a bill allowing 75 mph speed limits in semi-deserted parts of Texas. Assuming that the Tea Party is not against, Rick Perry is expected to sign it. So get ready to put the pedal to the metal, Texas, and try to imagine what it must have been like in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    R.I.P Joey Ramone: Top 10 Ramones Songs...

    Besides "I Wanna Be Sedated" And "Blitzkrieg Bop" Dawkeye via Wikipedia​It was ten years ago today that the world lost their first Ramone, when Joey Ramone succumbed to lymphoma in New York City at the age of 49, one month shy of turning 50. The iconic punk frontman would lead the Ramones in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    NCAA Sweet Sixteen Central

    What the hell happened to Leslie Visser?​It's generally accepted that the first two full days of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament provide the greatest two-day watching/gambling/drinking/eating experience annually, for obvious reasons: 1. Whether by illness, approved vacation, or planned s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Comment of the Day: Hand Doctor Michael Brown and Tax Cuts

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Michael Brown and Wife Divide Up the Luxury

    A Maserati, a Lamborghini...​Further talk of an alleged hit man in ex-hand doc Michael Brown's divorce case was averted today when lawyers for Brown and his wife signed "agreed temporary orders" divvying up the couple's bounty. And boy, is it a bounty -- especially for a dude who filed bankrup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Texas Police Pimp Their Rides With Trunk Rumblers

    lemonsauctioneers.comThis ride may be beyond pimping.​The next time you hear a boom box roaring thunderously at the traffic light, listen closely before cursing under your breath. It could be a patrol car trying to squeak by. Channel 11 News reported this week that a new emergency vehicle sir ... More >>

  • Music

    October 7, 2010

    Who Is Edward Sharpe?

    Just another messianic porn star trying to save mankind...

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Mark A. Williams, 28, Bayou Body Count No. 177

    Shot in a Cadillac SUV​A California man was killed and his female companion critically injured after being shot multiple times as they sat in a Cadillac Escalade at a west side apartment complex.Mark A. Williams, 28, of Lynwood, California, was sitting in the silver SUV with Danielle M. Coats, 23, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Top 5 Rapper "Secret" Identities

    Rocks Off wonders what hip-hop would look like if rappers were true to who they really are, or should we say... who they were. Perhaps it would look like the video "Swagger Wagon," by The Sienna Family, the latest Internet phenomenon that has amassed 2.4 million hits in less than a month. Those G's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    I Wanna Be Your Dog (Or Cat): Ohmygod, We Have A Guest Blogger!!!

    Our guest blogger for the week, taking time off from reality shows​As you are almost certainly aware, Houston's biggest story of the week is about socialite/reality-TV personality Erica Rose's dog giving birth to three pups.As Culturemap explains, the births were the miraculous result of a serendi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Unidentified Man, Bayou Body Count No. 64

    ​All Norberto Antunes wanted was to steal a car. Then, when the cops showed up, all he desired was to get away. But Antunes didn't get anything on his wish list. Instead, police say, he is being charged with murder. Investigators say that Antunes, 23, was apparently trying to pilfer a car a lit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Five Things To Remember This National Signing Day (Six, If You're A UT Fan)

    ​Today is the most important off-season day in college football, a momentous and staggeringly significant event that is known as National Signing Day.Today 18-year-olds declare where they will accept scholarships to play football. No other thing that happens today, barring an alien invasion, will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Game Time: Saluting College Football's Greatest Liars

    If you're into bending the truth, ignoring the truth, spitting on the truth...really any misdeed against the truth, then this has been a pretty good sports week for you. Hell, it's been a pretty good run ever since Thanksgiving when Elin either rescued Tiger from the fiery wreckage of his Escalade ... More >>

  • Music

    January 7, 2010

    Up on His Hustle

    How Lucky Luciano went from pimping strippers to stacking six figures.

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Game Time: Try As You Might, No One Can Take Down Tiger Woods

    ​I start this post with the premise that we all love attention. We crave it. Even if you don't openly admit it, there's a small part of you that likes it when you're recognized for, as J. Peterman would say, a "job....done."It's not often in the sports world that one person can usurp everyone's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Lucky Luciano: Boss of Houston's Latino Rap Family

    ​ Deep underground; way below the mainstream music land of Top 40 Billboard Charts and MTV countdowns thrives another existence entirely, made up of independent, Houston Latino hip-hop artists who didn't get the memo. You know the one. It reads: "All aspiring artists must plead big record compani ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Pop Rocks: Tiger By The Tail

    ​With apologies to William Blake:Tiger! Tiger! Feeling lowIn the forests of OrlandoWhat errant hydrant (or 5-wood)Put that dent in your Caddy's hood?That silliness out of the way, here are some thoughts on the whole Eldrick Woods...thing.1. The instantaneous news cycle really is something to behol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Game Time: Tiger Woods And John Daly Role Reversal...Oh, This Is Gonna Be Good

    ​I have to admit, I love a good train wreck. When you're driving down the freeway, and traffic is at a standstill because there's a five-car pile up on the OTHER side of the interstate, I'm the guy who's slowing everything down, taking it all in. My top two priorities on my DVR are Beverly Hills ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Aftermath: Asher Roth and Kid Cudi (and Bun B) at House of Blues

    Photos by Shea Serrano​ 8:18 p.m.: Walking in, Pac Div, a serviceable hip-hop trio from L.A., is just finishing up their set. They're cool. They make fun of some guy for wearing a Fubu jersey. We automatically like them for it. 8:21 p.m.: There are two hipster-rap fans in here, one close to 13, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Bayou Body Count: Fight To The Death Over A Window Frame

    Houston police have arrested a man on suspicion of stabbing a good Samaritan to death. Roy Lee Powell, 60, is charged with allegedly murdering 33-year-old Burt Lee Hopkins late Wednesday. According to police, Powell stole an aluminum window frame from a resident on the 4700 block of Russell. The hom ... More >>

  • News

    January 15, 2009

    Quanell X

    The Houston activist says he's dumped the hate

  • News

    August 7, 2008

    No Honest Players Among Human Smugglers

    Illegal immigrants are subject to pain and death at the hands of their "rescuers" if they don't pay up in full

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2007

    Sole of Houston: This One's for Rory Miggins

    Click here for a slideshow. This installment of the Sole of Houston takes us to the Southeast side of town. There were a lot of firsts to this walk. For starters, it was the first that had a theme – since it took us through Rory Miggins’s old stomping grounds, we dedicated the walk to him. The ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2007

    Greyhound Racing

    Tracks and breeders struggle as attendance declines

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Dance Hall Days

    Fitzgerald's Hits the Dirty 30

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2006

    Jesus, That Guy Is Everywhere...

    Jesus of the Week You think this is phat, you should see the Saviour's Escalade. This week's cover story is all about Jose Luis De Jesus Miranda, a former heroin addict who claims he's Jesus Christ. But that story was far from the first sighting of the Big Man. In fact, Jesus is everywhere. ... More >>

  • Music

    October 5, 2006

    Rants About Stuff

    A Bevy of Bad News

  • Calendar

    July 7, 2005

    Montrose Mayhem

    The fighting is real (fun) at Doomsday Wrestling

  • Calendar

    August 12, 2004

    A Base for Drums

    Bounce to beats unlimited at Bayou Bhangra's monthly parties

  • Calendar

    May 20, 2004
  • Film

    January 29, 2004

    Pop It, Lock It, Yo

    You Got Served exhumes something suspiciously akin to break dancing

  • News

    January 15, 2004

    Hotel Envy

    Greenspoint says it's just as good as the Galleria, darn it

  • Film

    August 21, 2003


    Grind transforms formula into freestyle fun

  • News

    June 19, 2003


    The fur flies with the fuzz when feral felines keep getting fed

  • Music

    April 11, 2002

    Boney James

    Friday, April 12