Charles Kuffner

  • News

    March 18, 2010

    Blog Stars

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  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    New Council Member Delivers On Our Prediction He'd Be Entertaining

    Photo courtesy city of Houston​Some thought we might have jumped the gun a bit when we selected Al Hoang as one of our five most entertaining council members of the decade, seeing as he wasn't sworn in until today.But his campaign, which featured him running for and eventually winning in a d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Born to Runoff: Playlists for Saturday's Mayoral Election-Night Parties

    ​ Thursday evening Houston mayoral candidate Annise Parker, clearly anticipating a weekend of celebration, posted the following message to Twitter asking for playlist suggestions for her election night party. So far the official suggestions are pretty lame, so Rocks Off is coming to the rescue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    A Bad Weekend For Gene Locke

    Who would have thought that after it was revealed that the "anti-gay" activist Dave Wilson donated $2,000 to the Gene Locke campaign that it would be the catalyst for a bad, bad weekend for the candidate?It didn't help that Locke forgot to attend the first highly anticipated debate since the Novembe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    That Christian Group Has A Most Christian Runoff Endorsement

    ​Talk about a ballsy endorsement: local group Christians For Better Government announced today that it definitely thinks you should vote Annise Paker for mayor. Or maybe Gene Locke. Come to think of it, wouldn't it be swell if we could have two mayors?? This is after the non-profit, Pentecostal-C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Why Rename Hillcroft Only Once? A Modest Proposal

    View Larger MapThe proposal to rename the stretch of Hillcroft  that courses through the heart of Little Bombay is ginning up a surprising amount of aggro in the blogosphere. (Or is it a surprising amount of blogs in the aggrosphere -- sometimes it's hard to tell.)Under the headline "We'll give ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Blog on Blog: Greg's Opinion's Greg Wythe

    Each week Hair Balls interviews other area e-writers to explore what they're writing about, why they write about it and why you should read what they write about. This week it's Greg Wythe of Greg's Opinion. His blog covers a healthy dose of political opinion, high-school sports updates and fun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Blog on Blog: Off the Kuff's Charles Kuffner

    Hair Balls introduces a new regular feature: Blog on Blog. Each week we'll interview other area e-writers and explore what they're writing about, why they write about it and why you should read what they write about. Starting things off is Off the Kuff's Charles Kuffner, who we gave Best Blog in ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2008

    Strange Shape: Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo Named to Texas Monthly List

    In celebration of its 35th year anniversary, Texas Monthly has released a list of 35 people who will shape the future of Texas. Cyclist Lance Armstrong tops the list (no surprise there). Texas Monthly Editor Evan Smith says, via press release, the list “highlighted the people most likely to have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2007

    Ask, and Ye Shall Receive There's just something so very D.C. about her. Over at Off the Kuff, Charles Kuffner has plans to interview the candidates vying for the City Council seat vacated by Shelley Sekula-Gibbs, and he's asked his readers to offer up some suggested questions. We've got a f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2006
  • Music

    May 26, 2005

    Play It Pretty for Cabaret Voltaire

    A Rice grad stakes his claim as the inventor of the ironic "Freebird" request; also: there's a Lanky new kid on H-town's burgeoning pop-rock scene

  • News

    October 28, 2004

    The Blog Age

    Matt Mullenweg helps usher in the real information revolution, one Web log at a time

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004