Charles Schumer

  • Film

    October 6, 2011

    The Ides of March

    Intrigue drowns out argument in political thriller.

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Comment of the Day: Our Houstonian-ness Is Questioned

    ​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

    May 4, 2011

    NY Senator Chuck Schumer Feels the Awesome Power of Michael Berry

    ​Take that, New York Senator Chuck Schumer!!! You insult Houston at your peril while Michael Berry's here to defend it!!! The tiresome KTRH talk-show host has found a new dead horse to beat: the decision to spurn Houston when it comes to retired space shuttles. Pretty much everyone else got o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    TV Party: With The Shuttle Gone, Whither Space City?

    ​On the latest "Between The Lines" segment on CW 39's Newsfix, I unloaded about the horror of Houston not receiving a space shuttle, now that the NASA program is over with. Hopefully Florida, Washington, D.C., and New York will make do with these retired spacecraft. It's not like any of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Out Today: Glee Warbles, Gorillaz Fall, Kinks Ride Again

    ​It's been a week since the Foo Fighters' album, Wasting Light, hit the stores, and Rocks Off has probably averaged at least one or two spins of the solid disc per day. Right now, we are actually on track four. Will anything top Light this week? That remains to be seen. Next week will bring ... More >>

  • News

    December 23, 2010

    Return to Sender

    What Would Comprehensive Immigration Reform Look Like If the Feds Got Off Their Duffs?

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Worst Politician Hair: 13 Bi-Partisan Horrors

    It's mid-term election season again, and no doubt you have been subjected to seeing Governor Rick Perry's suave Steve Reeves-style pompadour in his campaign commercials, or Democratic candidate Bill White's righteous chrome dome testing the limits of your HD television with it's high-gloss sheen dur ... More >>

  • News

    October 21, 2010

    Grinding Justice

    Operation Streamline costs millions, tramples the Constitution, treats migrants like cattle and doesn't work.

  • News

    August 12, 2010


    Inside the brutal world of America's kidnapping capital

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    It's Official: Live Nation and Ticketmaster Merge

    The boards of directors of concert-industry giants Live Nation and Ticketmaster have approved a merger agreement, reported today, a deal expected to take effect later this year. The deal is a stock swap that awards Ticketmaster shareholders 1,374 shares in Live Nation per ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2008