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  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    Matteo Lunelli, "King of Italian Bubbly," Visits Houston

    Every week, it seems that another fine wine luminary sets her or his sights on the Houston market. Yesterday, ex-Goldman Sachs banker and one of the most powerful players in the Italian wine trade today, Matteo Lunelli (above), descended on Houston for a luncheon and tasting with Houston wine buyer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    InfoWars Thinks Katy Perry & Kesha Are Illuminati Witches

    Look, I'm not a fan of Kesha and Katy Perry. Aside from possibly the greatest Bob Dylan cover ever the former is a musical cardboard cutout that collects fans' teeth to make jewelry, and the latter is one of the reason no one likes white people. When Snoop Dogg looks embarrassed to be in your music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    CEO Beauty Contest: The Most Popular Head Honchos in America

    As income inequality has loomed larger in Americans' minds -- especially since the Great Recession -- CEOs and their pay has been a central example of what is wrong with our economy. But not everyone hates CEOs, some of them are quite popular . . . with their own employees. Here's a list of those wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Baker Spotlight: Chef Michael Savino, Michael's Cookie Jar

    If there's one thing people can agree on, it's cookies. That's what Chef Michael Savino of Michael's Cookie Jar believes in and has believed in since he began his business, in 2006. Savino hails from upstate New York, and after a failed career in television and radio production, he started working ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2012

    How to Speak Republican

    Leaked document reveals the secrets of the GOP's coded language.

  • News

    August 2, 2012

    Barbarians in the Ivory Tower

    America's for-profit colleges offer education only a con man (or a congressman) could love.

  • News

    July 5, 2012

    America's Petro-Terrorists

    Wall Street and Washington conspire to destablize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time.

  • News

    April 19, 2012

    American Parasite

    Mitt Romney's years at Bain represent everything you hate about capitalism.

  • Film

    March 3, 2011

    Porn-ing in America

    A Reagan-era bacchanalia succumbs to soggy nostalgia.

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Dynegy: Homeless Man Comes ThisClose to Buying It

    Meet the (almost) new boss, not the same as the old boss​The Houston Business Journal has ferreted out a nice nugget from the reams of paper surrounding the sale of Houston's Dynegy Inc.: Goldman Sachs tracked down and talked to a homeless guy who put in a bid to buy it. SEC filings show that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Bill White Releases Tax Forms; Perry Still Won't Debate

    Accountants, revel in the data​Former Houston Mayor Bill White, after months of getting pounded by Governor Rick Perry on the subject, has released his income tax forms for the time he headed the city.Click here to see the data in all its glory. Bottom line: He makes a lot more money than yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Houston: Proud Hotspot For Staging Car Accidents For The Insurance

    The NICS' how-to-crash video does not star Sandra Bullock​Desperate times call for desperate measures. The Great Recession has forced millions out of jobs, and forced millions more to drastically slash expenses; we hear the top execs at Goldman Sachs recently told their chauffeurs to fill their pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    An Open Letter To Metro Spokesman George Smalley

    ​Fans of the ongoing Metro drama may want to check out the beleaguered agency's response to an April 15 KHOU story on allegations that Metro submitted outdated financial projections to the Federal Transit Administration. According to the text preceding the video, the story was "dist ... More >>

  • News

    March 4, 2010

    Teflon Man

    Now playing in River Oaks, Gary Ross has stayed one step ahead of trouble and judgments across the country.

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    For National Boss Day: The Five Most Misundrestoor Bosses In The Movies

    It's National Boss Day, because apparently getting more weeks of vacation, a higher salary, and an actual office with privacy isn't enough. You can be forgiven if it slipped your mind. After all, you were probably busy using the phone in your cramped, depressing cubicle to argue semi-publicly with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Questions Bellaire High's Whiz Kids Will Have To Answer

    Hair Balls got that warm fuzzy feeling (don't worry, it's not swine flu) when a publicist called to tell us that students from Bellaire High will be competing in the 2009 National Economics Challenge, to be held in New York City May 18. The Challenge is done in a "college bowl tournament" style, fea ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2007
  • News

    February 28, 2002

    Any Story Will Do

    It's rerun time with the Chronicle's Enron coverage

  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Up In Smoke

    Enron used political ties to rid itself of regulators. But in the end, its supposed free-market trailblazing only burned investors.

  • Film

    February 17, 2000

    $tocks and Bonding

    Boiler Room steams with the stark greed of go-for-brokers

  • News

    August 12, 1999

    The Insider

    Shakedown Cruise: Mugging Rice is not nice on its first stroll through Mayor Brown's turf

  • News

    May 27, 1999
  • News

    June 13, 1996

    Watch out, stock market,, here come the SOES BANDITS

    And they're ready to make money the old-fashioned way: By outsmarting the big guys.

  • News

    January 25, 1996

    Forecast: Raining Stadiums

    Forget the committee -- the city's sports future already is being negotiated by the mayor

  • News

    December 7, 1995

    Stadia Boys

    A new panel is suiting up to customize the city's sports future in private