America's liberal class and MSMers are abuzz right now over Narco Cultura, a documentary about Mexico's horrific drug war and the musical movement that has risen around it. These libs (and more than a few conservatives) are telling each other and the two Mexicans they know about how Mexican music no ... More >>
The renewed interest in classic cocktails has necessitated changes in drinking practices, specifically with regards to consumption rate. A potent mixed drink comprising half a cup or less of liquid is a beverage to be consumed in small, infrequent sips. Unless, of course, you're comfortable gettin ... More >>
When John McClane lost his family, the movieslost much of John McClane
A '70s car-chase flick for the Utne Reader set.
Harris County's and the State of Texas's beef with the Le Promenade condominium complex and its individual owners was temporarily settled in Harris County civil court on Monday morning. A few weeks back, Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan filed suit against the complex at 7400 Bissonnet, its homeown ... More >>
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 >>
When it's not LOL-funny, Robert Rodriguez's Machete is downright dull.
DA Chuck Rosenthal flies off with top honors
The film paints a historically hazy but kickass picture of everyone's fave emperor, Genghis Khan
This film paints a historically hazy but kickass picture of everyone's fave emperor, Genghis Khan
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
"Frontera 450+" records the unsolved killings of women in Juárez, Mexico
The Mexican replies
The latest comic-book movie might just kill you
Some local instrument thieves run afoul of Joey Wyatt -- the Dirty Harry of Houston musicians
Twenty years after Elvis's death, a guide to his greatest movie "hits" and misses