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Dick Cheney

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2012

    A Very Knitted Christmas: 15 Bizarre Handmade Christmas Ornaments on Etsy

    If you are looking for some new and interesting ornaments to decorate your tree this year, Etsy can be a good place to look. The home of all things crafty on the Internet, there are thousands of options for funky, arty, quirky and even traditional adornments for your tree. But, Etsy also has an abun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    Nine Awful, Terrible, "What Were They Thinking?" Political Halloween Masks

    You're deep into your Halloween plans, possibly distracted by the presidential race. Or possibly not. Should you combine the two and do your trick-and-treating dressed as one of the leading pols of the day? You might want to think twice about your answer. A survey of Halloween websites shows that ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Rocks Off Wishes Wyoming A Happy Birthday

    ​If you're anything like Rocks Off, you've been marking off the days on your calendar until you could let loose and celebrate Wyoming Statehood Day this coming Sunday. OK, so that's a lie, but here at Rocks Off we do enjoy the lesser known-holidays and putting together playlists to honor them ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Kay Bailey Hutchison Retires: Five Career Highlights

    Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison has announced she will not seek re-election to the Senate, probably a wise move after conservatives sensed blood in the water after her disastrous gubernatorial campaign. KBH's three terms in the Senate were somewhat odd in that she never made all that much of an impres ... More >>

  • News

    October 21, 2010

    Aggies Go Big

    Build largest college-football statue ever.

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Dick Cheney's Shooting Victim Finally Speaks

    A boon for budding comedians​The Washington Post has a great story this morning, a profile of Austin lawyer Harry Whittington, better known as the man shot by Vice-Preesident Dick Cheney on a South Texas hunting trip.The lengthy story breaks some new ground -- for instance, despite reports, Whitti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Rick Perry, Great White Hunter: How Does He Stack Up?

    Rick Perry is getting a lot of Internet play today for manfully admitting to the Associated Press that he used a laser-sighted pistol with hollow-point bullets to kill a coyote that was threatening his dog while he was out jogging.Take that, dog predator. You should have known our governor never jog ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Magnolia City Mixtape: All The Scoop In One Fell Swoop... ACL Starts Us Off

    Mark C. AustinWe sure hope this doesn't happen two years in a row at ACL.​ Austin City Limits will be October 8-10 this year, and MCM expects the line-up to be released in the next month or so. You can sign up for the e-list to get first notice of who's playing. If your profile is updated by today ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Rocks Off's Rodeo Concert Guide: Toby Keith, Ever The Angry American

    Date: March 12 Name: Toby Keith AKA: "Mr. Boot in Your Ass" Genre: [This is our] country Best Known Song(s): "Beer for My Horses," "How Do You Like Me Now?", "Courtesy of the Red, White, and Blue (The Ugly Angry American)" Key Demographic: Dick Cheney, ex-boyfriends of Natalie Maines, that surviva ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 11, 2010

    See Dick Run

    Invasions of privacy are "The New Normal."

  • Calendar

    January 21, 2010

    "The New Normal"

    Artists look at privacy information as both raw material and subject matter

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Pop Rocks: Long Live The BCS

    ​By the slimmest of margins, America was spared the unthinkable horror of seeing a (*shudder*) mid-major team contend for a national championship last Saturday. And if you don't think there were some urgent calls made from the executive office of the BCS to the replay booth in Jerry's World (Cowbo ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 12, 2009

    Haute Texan Tacos

    More than just a taco truck.

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    I Wanna Be Your Dog (Or Cat): Updates, Both Good And Bad

    Due to some technical difficulties having to do with the stimulus package, global warming, and the war on terror, Hair Balls isn't able to present a brand new batch of adoptable critters this week.Instead, we thought we'd tell you about some dogs who've been adopted, and some who are on death row. H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Five Post-Political Careers As Bad As Appearing On Dancing With The Stars

    Most politicians, once their days in government service are over, go on to less public but nonetheless luractive careers in the private sector. They serve on corporate boards, become presidents of universities, or enjoy a quiet retirement. Sure, they can't all be Jimmy Carter, parlaying a lengthy p ... More >>

  • News

    July 2, 2009

    Getting Schooled

    A group of former condo owners say SMU defrauded them of their homes to make way for the new Bush library.

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: War, Still "Hard to Believe"

    Photos by John Moulder I'm always looking for good lyrics that make sense of the current military situation. I recently got Slaid Cleaves' fine new album, Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away, which contains this wonderful verse in the song "Hard to Believe": "Here comes another blown up kid from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2008

    Saturday: Dash Rip Rock at the Continental Club

    A sort of swampy Supersuckers, New Orleans trio Dash Rip Rock - whose last album Hee Haw Hell was the rather ambitious cowpunk retelling of Dante's Inferno - have returned to more earthly concerns on the new Country Grilfriend (Abitian). That means, according to the liner notes, "songs [that] will b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    DICK CHENEY INDICTED!! (Kinda)

    The long arm of Rio Grande Valley justice has reached out and nabbed....Dick Cheney? Yes, apparently. A grand jury has indicted the vice-president this afternoon. Hasn't the stature of limitations passed on "accidentally" shooting innocent bystanders? It turns out that it's not the shooting, it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2008

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Kiss My Ass, W

    To say I’m a little miffed is an understatement - I‘m actually feeling lonesome, onry and highly pissed off. My daughter, an Air Force Tech Sgt., lifted off for a six-month tour of duty in Qatar yesterday, leaving behind my two-year old granddaughter. As her departure time got closer over the pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2008
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    November 29, 2007
  • Film

    August 30, 2007

    No End in Sight

    Breaking out of the pack of Iraq war docs, No End in Sight devastates

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2007
  • News

    April 26, 2007

    Houston Chronicle, Virginia Tech massacre, HISD, George Michael

    The Chron's blog obsession leaves taste behind

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2007

    That Man Makes a Mean Lemonade

    And then Cheney proceeded to shoot the reporter in the -- ah, that's just too easy. So the Brits are going to start pulling out of Iraq. Somehow this is a good sign to Dick Cheney, or at least that's what he says in an exclusive interview with ABC News. (You gotta love the way ABC trumpets it as ... More >>

  • News

    February 15, 2007

    Command Performance

    Bill Clinton wakes 'em up, for a while, at Rice

  • Film

    October 26, 2006

    Assassination Tango

    Controversial docu-drama imagines a post-Bush scenario

  • Home Entertainment

    October 19, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    October 5, 2006
  • Calendar

    June 22, 2006

    We're All "Screwed"

    So save us, Lewis!

  • Home Entertainment

    June 22, 2006

    Shark Bites

    JAWS Unleashed is as sloppy as it is gory

  • Home Entertainment

    April 27, 2006

    Wild Pitch

    MLB 2K6 throws more chin music than strikes

  • Culture

    January 26, 2006

    Grave Matters

    The MFAH gives life to a provocative exhibition of Latin American art

  • News

    August 18, 2005

    Low-Cost Housing

    A home for a buck, with one catch

  • Calendar

    June 23, 2005

    Mr. Saturday Night

    Darrell Hammond makes a good impression at the Laff Stop

  • News

    May 26, 2005

    Horse Shoed

    HPD loses its cool at the Halliburton demonstration

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2005
  • Music

    November 4, 2004

    Blizzard of Oz

    Dubya, Ashlee and Bill O'Reilly have spun Racket's mind into the twilight zone; also, two local retro-cool institutions bite the dust

  • Music

    August 12, 2004

    Songs Of Freedom

    Perhaps the candidates running in the 2004 election could use some help selecting their campaign music

  • Calendar

    July 15, 2004

    Good Fellows

    A snake and a lady in a bikini take up residence at Space 125 Gallery

  • News

    May 6, 2004

    Hurtt So Good

    A real shake-up at HPD? We thought that was impossible

  • News

    March 27, 2003

    Caught Between Iraq and a Hard Place

    Democrats' dilemma: the difference between antiwar and anti-U.S.

  • Culture

    May 30, 2002

    The Art of Anxiety

    Francisco Ruiz de Infante turns the Blaffer into a postapocalyptic panic room

  • Music

    March 21, 2002

    World Views

    Jimmie Dale Gilmore loses fans over his political views

  • News

    February 14, 2002

    A Lucky Joe

    Plus: Smouldering Inside, Flunking English, Museum Stakes

  • Dining

    April 5, 2001

    How Now Mad Cow?

    Europe has a problem with diseased cattle. Should Texans be wary?

  • News

    January 25, 2001

    RodeoHouston: Some 'Splainin to Do

    Secret correspondence from the rodeo

  • News

    June 4, 1998

    Trading with the Enemy

    Houston oil companies maintain their profitable ties to Libya, in roundabout ways

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