Lana Hughes

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Comment of the Day: The Death of News Radio in Houston

    ​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

    June 30, 2011

    KTRH All But Says Goodbye to News, Welcomes More Right-Wing Blather

    The Houston Chronicle's David Barron just reported that longtime KTRH news anchors J.P. Pritchard and Lana Hughes are leaving the station in favor of new hosts Mike Patrick and Lois Melkonian. In case you need an introduction to Mike Patrick, check out the above video where he personifies the term ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    KTRH "News": More Of A Joke Than Ever

    Unfair and unbalanced, perhaps unhinged​KTRH used to be the radio-news powerhouse of southeast Texas, filled with aggressive and competent reporters who covered the city well.Now....well, budget cuts have affected all media, so it's no surprise the newsroom staff ain't what it used to be. But the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    The Fox-ification of KTRH, Part XXXVIII

    They're not even trying to hide it anymore at KTRH, the once-proud AM news giant in town.This morning, President-elect Obama was having a press conference; KTRH chose instead to do a live interview with lunatic Ann Coulter.That's okay; Coulter is notoriously difficult to get an interview with. If yo ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2007
  • News

    November 22, 2007

    2007 Turkeys of the Year

    Priscilla Slade is the biggest gobbler of them all

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Radio Daze

    One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.

  • News

    June 28, 2001

    All That Glitters

    He was arrested, but he wasn't that Golden Richards

  • News

    October 31, 1996

    Opposing Counsel

    County attorney candidate Mike Fleming brands his opponent a traffic-court jockey. Sylvia Garcia labels him a special-interest pawn. You be the judge.