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    December 3, 2013

    Another Reason Ted Cruz or Rand Paul Won't Win the GOP Primary in 2016

    It's long been known by political scientists that the longer a party has been out of power -- that is, has not held the presidency -- the more likely it is to nominate a moderate. This is one reason, out of many, that we can expect Chris Christie to emerge as the Republican standard bearer in 2016. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    Bronco Bama For The Win: Your Election Night 2012 Live Blog & Comment Feed

    "There will be weeping there, and gnashing of teeth or something I guess..." -- Luke 13:28, A Copy Of The Bible I Swiped From A Hotel Room Hello and welcome to Hair Balls' election night live blog and comment, where tonight I will be chronicling the mania of the 2012 presidential ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    DNC 2012: Who Had The Best Speech? Hint: Not The One Last Night

    Three completely different emotions and narratives of the United States unfolded in each of the keynote addresses this week at the Democratic National Convention by two presidents and one first lady. In a way, all the speeches were spectacular displays of poise, command of the issues, and sheer lika ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    10 of the Most Painful Joe Biden Gaffes

    Yesterday at Houston's NAACP rally, Vice President Joe Biden gave a well-received speech arguing that a Mitt Romney presidency would hurt the black community. As expected, the audience liked him a lot more than Romney, who got booed during his appearance last week for his opposition to Obamacare. Pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    Top 10 Musical Moments on The Arsenio Hall Show

    One of the greatest late-night talk show hosts of all time was Arsenio Hall. He was the quintessential Ed Sullivan for the '80s and early '90s. He featured all kinds of musical artists, but most importantly, he helped introduce rap music into the mainstream. Hall, who won Donald Trump's most recent ... More >>

  • Film

    October 6, 2011

    The Ides of March

    Intrigue drowns out argument in political thriller.

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Hikers Imprisoned In Iran Getting Houston Support Tomorrow

    Music and a vigil this Saturday​Ben Felleman is hoping that the vigil he is hosting this Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of his cousin Josh Fattal's arrest and imprisonment in Iran's infamous Evin Prison is canceled: "I would be thrilled to get that call that could transform the event fr ... More >>

  • Music

    July 1, 2010

    Courtney's Revenge

    Nobody's Daughter propels Hole into the 21st century.

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Al & Tipper: Five Political Marriages We Thought Would End Before Theirs

    "Just 10 more years of this and I'm free"​If you've been wondering why the internet is full of awful global-warming related puns today, it's because Al and Tipper Gore have announced that, after 40 or so years of marriage, things are just not going to work out.We're guessing there are some shoes a ... More >>

  • News

    April 29, 2010

    The Crucifixion of Juarez

    On the front line of the U.S. war on drugs, a Mexican city bleeds to death.

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Rejoice, Michael Jackson Fans: Sheila Jackson Lee Might Not Be As Vulnerable As She Appears

    ​The United States Congressional District 18 race just got a bit more exciting after Jarvis Johnson, the District B Houston City Councilmember, officially filed on Monday at Harris County Democratic Party Headquarters. Not to be outdone, Attorney Sean A. Roberts also decided to jump into the race ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    The President Of The UT Health Science Center Finding It Hard To Move Here

    Photo courtesy UT​Well over a year ago -- back in May 2008, when Hillary Clinton was still a viable candidate for the Democratic nomination -- the UT Health Science Center here in Houston hired Dr. Larry Kaiser as its new president.How much does he love Houston? So much that the UT Board of Regent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    The Acadian Bakers in Montrose

    Photos by J.C. ReidMontrose has seen some exciting new restaurants open lately: Poscol, Little Big's and Feast. It's fun to discover something new. But there's also the opportunity to "discover something old" in the Montrose. For the last 15 years I've lived a block away from the intersection of Wes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    On The Scene At The Houston Tea Party

    In the end, it exceeded the expectations of even its once-seemingly wildly overenthusiastic organizers. Approximately 3,500 pissed-off demonstrators packed Jones Plaza for a warm-up blues-rock concert and harangues about high taxes, debt, bail-outs, and socialism.     You'd have to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Is Sheila Jackson Lee Thinking Of Leaving Congress?

    Good news for Houston politicians trying to get camera time at events, bad news for the rest of the world -- rumors are swirling that Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee might be taking a job in the State Department.Jackson denies (sorta) the rumors, telling KHOU she's "baffled" by them and is happy re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    Turning the Screw: Von Won, Lil O, Ludacris, Flo Rida, the Roots, Suge Knight, Too $hort, The Kanye, Ghostface Killah and More

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to Thanks, homies.       (Churchy) Single of the Week:  "I Love You," Von Won     Wire To Wire     ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    Big, Big Upset Coming Tomorrow, Says Possibly Untrustworthy Source

    The next POTUS, the next POTUS, tomorrow will know who it is, who it is! But what if we told you that we’ve been emailed some exclusive information…a bombshell, if you will…about the outcome of the election. We could publish the two stories we have received about this, but that would require ... More >>

  • Film

    August 21, 2008

    Not to Be: Hamlet 2

    Full of itself and not half as funny as it thinks it is, this movie is simply tragic

  • Calendar

    April 17, 2008

    Wanda Sykes

    The stand-up comedian weighs in on the Clinton/Obama race

  • Film

    April 3, 2008

    Some Country for Old Men: Shine a Light

    Seniors Scorsese and the Stones together again

  • News

    March 13, 2008
  • News

    February 28, 2008

    Barack Obama and Me

    It was the year 2000 and I was a young hungry reporter in Chicago covering a young hungry state legislator

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2008

    Miss Pop Rocks Loves (the First Half of) the Oscars

    As I type this, my belly is swollen with Star Pizza and my dearest pal Tamarie is eating raw cookie dough…yeah, it’s that night. The Oscars. The Super Bowl for girls. The freaking show hasn’t even started yet, and we’ve already eaten too much. So here we go with the running commentary… ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2008
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    December 23, 2007

    Big Shot: Tunnel Mole Watches Sheryl Swoopes Get Needled

    Ferret-hater and Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani was hospitalized overnight last week while in Missouri for flu-like symptoms, which makes you wonder how much attention to detail is being paid by his handlers. What a sissy thing to take you out on the campaign trail, especially if i ... More >>

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    December 19, 2007
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    August 31, 2007

    Rotation: Ringo Starr, Photograph: The Very Best of Ringo

    Confession: I don’t really like the Beatles. Exception: Ringo Starr. Why, you ask? With three other brilliant Beatles, why Ringo? Why, indeed. The answer is complicated, and does not lie in the songs of Photograph: The Very Best of Ringo. In the history of the earth, only four people have claim ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2007

    The Best Man

    Gore Vidal digs for political truisms

  • Film

    May 24, 2007

    Is There a Doctor in the House?

    Health, in life and film, dominates Cannes

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2007

    The "Send" Button Strikes Again

    The always feisty blog Kiss My Big Blue Butt is offering a good tale about Terriann Carlson, the public information officer for the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. Carlson apparently thought she had a really, really humorous bit of Internet magic. It was a slide show purporting to demonstrate ho ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    November 10, 2005

    Street Fighters

    The Warriors nicely complements the bloody cult classic that inspired it

  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    Terry Allen

    The Silent Majority (Terry Allen's Greatest Missed Hits)

  • Culture

    November 18, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    November 11, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    November 4, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    October 28, 2004

    Beating Around the Bush

    Politics are hot in Houston at large, but lukewarm in "The Voting Machine"

  • News

    April 19, 2001


    Radio Active, Robo Right, Labor of Love

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    March 29, 2001

    Right-Wing Revolt

    Local conservative talk radio lives to rant again

  • News

    March 1, 2001

    Tresspassers Will Be Prosecuted

    Ranch Rescue's Jack Foote swears he just wants to mend fences. Is pseudomilitary secrecy, right-wing rhetoric and an armed vigilante militia the best way?

  • Culture

    August 3, 2000

    The Talking Penis

    Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight

  • News

    July 27, 2000

    Be Positive and Nice

    "Marvelous" test scores

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    Drowning on Dry Land

    Rising asthma rates have experts scratching their heads - and children struggling to breathe

  • Film

    October 7, 1999

    Ford Fatigue

    Harrison plods through the flat Pollack mystery Random Hearts

  • News

    August 12, 1999

    News Hostage

    Shopping for Dummies

  • Calendar

    October 22, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 22 - 28, 1998

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    May 28, 1998
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    March 13, 1997

    Basic Ballard

    Donna Ballard and her Christian conservative cohorts have transformed the State Board of Education. But will they transform the way Texas teaches its kids?

  • News

    September 29, 1994

    Scary Tales from the Tapes

    Cisneros and Medlar conduct a seminar on realpolitik

  • Culture

    July 21, 1994

    Screwball Comedy

    A Comedy of Errors for the television age

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