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  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    Queen Minus Freddie Mercury? No Thank You

    Friends have urged me unsuccessfully to attend tonight's Queen concert with them. As the band and guest singer Adam Lambert tour, I imagine this scene unfolding for others elsewhere. Some are excited to see Brian May, a we're-not-worthy, guitar-playing legend. Others are interested in Lambert, who ... More >>

  • News

    March 20, 2014

    Trapped: There Are No Simple Solutions to Houston's Traffic Crisis

    The crazy, complicated conundrum of Houston traffic.

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    Is This the Michael Bolton Renaissance We've All Been Waiting For?

    Soft-rock seems to be making a comeback. Just recently Phil Collins announced his glorious return to music, and now Michael Bolton has been plastered all over our TV screens. That's right, Michael Bolton. That balding dude your mom used to listen to. It's tough defending Bolton, but hey, I'm up to ... More >>

  • Music

    August 22, 2013

    Super Bowl Shuffle

    Five Texans players who should make an album.

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    Super Bowl Shuffle: Five Houston Texans Who Should Record an Album

    I just finished watching the Houston Texans defeat the Minnesota Vikings in the first preseason game of the 2013 season. As you read this, I'm fewer than four days from firing up the grill, knocking back beers and listening to get-pumped music with great friends at Reliant Stadium's preseason opener ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Welcome to Texas: Trucks Top the List of Stolen Vehicles in the Lone Star State

    It's appropriate that while the rodeo is happening over at Reliant Park that thieves are gearing up for another year of stealing your pickup trucks. The Texas Department of Public Safety released it's list of the ten most stolen vehicles in the state and, not surprisingly, trucks are right at the to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    Incubus' Brandon Boyd On Music, Imagination, And Moustaches

    Tomorrow night, Incubus performs up in the Woodlands, flanked by Mutemath and Linkin Park for the 2012 Honda Civic Tour. On paper, it's a pretty odd lineup. But, at the suggestion of vocalist Brandon Boyd, we'll substitute the word 'odd' for another one: Eclectic. As it stands, all three bands are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Juan Jose Valerio-Dominguez Found Stabbed & Burned in Woods: Bayou Body Count No. 113

    The body of a 34-year-old Spring man was found at 20900 Birnam Wood near Bush Intercontinental Airport about 1 p.m. Monday and police are investigating his death. The victim has been identified as Juan Jose Valerio-Dominguez.

  • 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.

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Parking Problems at Pampa Grill

    Attention, Inner Loopers: You can lay claim to a host of issues that are all your own, but not parking problems. They exist all over town. Yes, even here at Pampa Grill -- the subject of this week's cafe review -- in far west Houston at a little strip center on Hammerly at Gessner. "What should we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Unidentified Asian Male, Bayou Body Count No. 17

    The all-but-nude body of an Asian male was found in the backyard of a vacant duplex early Sunday morning, Houston police say. Officers "investigating a separate incident were informed by witnesses that there was a body" nearby, HPD says. The body was found wearing only a single sock and suffering ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Comment of the Day: A Biker Vigilante, Thwarted

    ​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

    January 31, 2012

    Houston Bikers Being Harassed By an Idiot in a Honda Civic?

    There may be a serial harasser of Houston bikers out on the city's inner-loop streets. Biker Hayley Anna Jones wrote on the Critical Mass Houston Facebook page of a harrowing incident last night: [A] motorist decide to harass me. First it was honking and speeding up/ getting super close and eventu ... More >>

  • News

    January 26, 2012

    Tea Party Princess

    Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics.

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Tomball Cop's Shoulder Broken After She Stops Backseat Teen Sex

    WeheartitA sight a little like this prompted this near-tragic incident.​Ask a cop about their most dangerous types of calls and you hear about drug raids, boozy domestic disputes and armed robberies. Seldom if ever have we heard of "catching two teenagers bonking in the back seat of a Honda Ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Composite Sketches Released In Car-Wash Murder

    Illustrations by HPDOne of the suspects​Police have released two composite sketches of suspects in the murder of Jose Bonilla, 28, a yard worker who was killed in broad daylight at a car wash during a November 28 robbery. Police and Crime Stoppers are asking for help in identifying the pair. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Unidentified Female Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver, Bayou Body Count No. 116

    HPDJonathan Lacier Davis: Suspected of DWI in fatal accident.​A woman driving a Honda Civic was killed about 3 a.m. today when an allegedly drunk driver ran a red light and smashed into her. Jonathan Lacier Davis, 22, has been charged with intoxication manslaughter. He was driving a PT Cruise ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Five Plot Points From 5200, Z-Ro's Latest Tape

    ​About two weeks or so ago, Roel Osteen released 5200, a grab-bag mixtape of various clips of music that have appeared elsewhere online. It's a mostly fun tape. Notes ahead. One bulleted point for each of the fingers on his right hand. #PayingHomage The best song on the tape is "Southside Gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Kanye, 0. Rice, 1: Study Finds Prospective Wifeys Not Gold Diggers

    Porsche.comExtra seating for harem, not family.​If you're a rich single man who owns a Porsche, chances are the dude in the pickup beside you is going to find a spouse sooner than you do. Don't blame the car. It's probably just you. So found a study released today by Rice University, UT-San ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Are You Ready for Some Commercials: Five Things Ads During Football Games Can Do For You

    We can make you awesome like this guy.​When a dude sits down to watch some football on TV, he probably has no idea that the commercials he sees are speaking to him. Since real men don't watch documentaries unless they are about football and the only books they read are owners manuals for barbeque ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Tobi Oyedeji: Tragedy Hits Bellaire High

    Photo courtesy FacebookOyedeji had a good academic record at Bellaire​A kid with a shining future, one who worked hard in class, who seemed to have everything before him, died this weekend, and Bellaire High is grieving.Tobi Oyedeji, 17, was set to play basketball for Texas A&M next year, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    10 Disturbing Food Advertisements From The 1970s

    The 1970s gave us many wonderful things that are still culturally relevant to this day: Sesame Street, punk music, the Honda Civic and video games. However, it also marked a period in time where (much like the 1960s before it) food was marketed in perhaps the most unappealing ways possible. Below a ... More >>

  • News

    May 7, 2009

    Car Trouble

    Readers respond to "Wild Ride"

  • News

    April 23, 2009

    Wild Rides

    Between serious safety and environmental concerns, the Toyota Prius isn't the angel that everyone thinks it is.

  • Music

    March 12, 2009

    Bayou City Buzz

    Houston's SXSW class — and we mean class — of 2009

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2008

    Weekend Music: A Speeding Motorcycle and Lots More

    Despite the rash of festivals this weekend, those who prefer to confine their musical pursuits to indoors have precious little to complain about. Everyone who missed the late Infernal Bridegroom Productions' Daniel Johnston-inspired tour de force Speeding Motorcycle gets a second chance of sorts whe ... More >>

  • News

    October 4, 2007

    Mail Call

    Sports Columnist Smackdown

  • Home Entertainment

    June 14, 2007

    Car Lust

    Take a ride with Forza 2, the greatest car sim ever.

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2007

    Re: In the Line of Fire

    This just in: The Downtown Y is closed. Which totally sucks, because we were really looking forward to the 6:30 Body Pump class. Not content with just stealing a Honda Civic, the alleged carjackers are now going after our muscle tone. -- Keith Plocek

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2007

    Truth in Advertising

    There's something crooked going on here. Ford really is the best in Texas — when it comes to getting jacked, at least. Ford pickups topped the Texas Department of Public Safety's list of stolen vehicles for 2006, followed by Chevy (drivin' Texas!) and Dodge (born on the Llano Estacado!). Ap ... More >>

  • News

    January 18, 2007

    Car Trouble

    A new Honda is ticketed for expired registrationof a 1982 Chevy Blazer

  • Music

    May 18, 2006

    It's a Gas

    Pump pains constrain some musicians and inspire others

  • News

    December 29, 2005


    And you thought those audio files were only used for music

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    Veggie Tales

    An alternative to gasoline-based fuel gains traction in Houston

  • News

    October 6, 2005

    A Mighty Wind

    A mountain of garbage in northeast Houston is looking to get bigger. Neighbors cry foul.

  • Music

    July 1, 2004
  • News

    July 1, 2004

    Getting Sideways

    It came from Japan and may turn out to be bigger than Godzilla. It,s drifting - a high-speed, fishtailing race toward a wall without a crash. They hope.

  • News

    March 18, 2004

    All Aboard

    Since 9/11, tanker sailors are having a tough time making it to dry land in Houston

  • Music

    February 5, 2004

    Pop-Punk Penance

    A cool kid seeks heavenly redemption

  • Music

    May 15, 2003

    Punk of the Month Club

    Good Charlotte knows it's more than a passing fancy. But does America?

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Auto Repair

    Montrose Tire & Automotive Center

  • News

    March 23, 2000


    High on Speed,Some street racers need to win. Others just need to race.

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Porn At Peace

    A voyeur dorm Web site finds a happy home in Houston

  • News

    September 2, 1999

    Race Cars

    If you're black or brown, driving a nice car will get you noticed by police in Houston

  • News

    June 3, 1999

    Searching for a Cello

    In school, Des Hoebig learned to play an instrument. Now, out in the shady world of big-money dealers, he's learning to buy one.