Is it Festivus? Because there sure was a Festivus miracle early Sunday morning on the north side of the county.
Police say a 24-year-old man was likely speeding (ya think?) when he hit a sloped embankment about 2:15 a.m. Sunday and went airborne.
His SUV clipped the roof of one house and then thud ... More >>
I've mentioned in this space a few times, during the 2011 NFL season I did a weekly show with Texans running back Arian Foster on Yahoo! Sports Radio. In my five years and change in talk radio, those sessions with him were some of the more fun moments I've had doing radio.
The first few weeks we di ... More >>
Hayes Carll's Burlesque Circus and Sideshow Freakout
House of Blues, December 28
Singer-songwriter Hayes Carll's songs are populated by widescreen people of oddity and quirk, so it makes total sense for him to put his own special twist on the holidays. At Friday's House of Blues free-for-all, Carll ... More >>
Week 17 of the NFL season is upon us this weekend, and while there are still plenty of moving (or potentially moving) parts left to be slotted, the one thing we are sure of is that in the NFC the Atlanta Falcons will have a first round bye and home field throughout the playoffs.
The Texans have to ... More >>
There were 71,688 (mostly) Texan fans in Reliant Stadium on Sunday. It's been a while since they've trudged back out to the Blue Lot feeling like they did on Sunday after the Minnesota Vikings' methodical 23-6 dismantling of the home team. The Packers game earlier this year while unacceptable was un ... More >>
Well, Christmas is over, as is Festivus for the rest of us, and now 2012 is barreling down at us like Donkey Kong threw it. Some people say that this year will be humanity's last, but since we say that as often as we can we're not too worried about it. Personally, we think the Mayans were just too b ... More >>
Photo by Joanna O'LearyThe Breakfast of Champion...Elves.Choosing my favorite commercial Halloween snacks was pure pleasure. Compiling a similar Top Five for the Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Festivus season was fun but pretty darn overwhelming. Nearly every brand offers a holiday shape/color/fl ... More >>
"Say shawty, Merry Christmas, or whatever year-end holiday greeting that makes you happy." Children and adults alike are getting their holiday wish granted early this year, and they don't have to wait until Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus or even Christmas morning to receive it. Justin Bieber's v ... More >>
Abe Lincoln: Let's get rrrrready to rrrrumbleIn our continuing series of scholarly meditations on the United States Presidency, we now bring you a list of five presidents who could kick the crap out of Chuck Norris. Of note: only one of the top five served after 1908, although two honorable m ... More >>
Smoking GunA man's gotta have a codeJoshua Lee Joehlin, of the Montgomery County town of Porter, got himself arrested in Florida recently, the Smoking Gun reports.
As the above form shows, the local cops asked him his religion and he answered forthrightly: "Redneck."
While you and yours were airing grievances on Festivus, I was flying the friendly skies on a single-day round trip, chasing Platinum status before 2010 elapsed. Free airline food has gone the way of the dodo unless you're sitting in First Class. Fortunately, the MSY (New Orleans) to D-FW ci ... More >>
Photo by Farhan AhmedWe bid arrivederci to Amici this month.The best thing about December wasn't the Christmas presents, the Hanukkah donuts or the Festivus pole. It was the fact that, citywide, restaurant openings far outweighed restaurant closures this month. That's something to be thankful ... More >>
Yeah, my dad's kind of a jerkFirst, I want to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas (or Festivus or Hanukkah or whatever you celebrate this time of year)!
It's definitely a time to be thankful, and I want to use this space to thank everyone who clicks on my stuff here on Hair Balls and espe ... More >>
We're tenth out of 10The American Human Development Project, which sounds like something you'd donate to for Festivus, has completed a survey ranking the top 10 metropolitan areas in the nation on their well-being.
Coming in 10th place: Us.
"Measure of America" looks at health, educational ... More >>
Down goes Finnegan!! Down goes Finnegan!!''I want to apologize to the organization, our owner and my teammates. What happened out there today wasn't me. I just lost my cool. I wish I could take back what happened. I can't. It's over and done with now. I'm pretty sure I'll be disciplined. I'll ... More >>
Duane Brown: We're not jumping on the blame train"I vow to learn from this mistake and be a better player and teammate because of it." -- Duane Brown
In May, when the news came down that Brian Cushing had been suspended for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, the reaction among many ... More >>
Photo courtesy 1560 The GameAnd another thing, Anderson...In radio, sometimes you have good shows, sometimes you have bad shows. Occasionally, if you're lucky and/or good, you have a moment happen on air where you go "Okay, our audience didn't get that anywhere else on the dial this afternoon." ... More >>