From politics to sports to education and food, the Texas gobblers provided pure gravy.
Hair Balls is scratching our head over Republican Senator Larry Taylor's recent flip-flop on a bill that would effectively ban the already federally prohibited practice of "shark finning" in Texas waters -- i.e., catching a shark, cutting off its fin for use in a very expensive soup and then tossing ... More >>
A conservative group called "Texas Values" is taking a new approach in the battle to make sure that no Lone Star boy scout ever, ever gets cooties from being near a gay person -- the group is circulating a letter urging the Boy Scouts of America to reject gay scouts, it's getting elected officials t ... More >>
We combed through an abundance of riches this year to bring you the best of the worst
HISD trustee only kinda sorry for flyer
Sorry, sortaHouston school board member Manuel Rodriguez barely eeked out a re-election victory this week, despite -- or maybe because -- putting out an anti-gay flyer at the end of the campaign. As we noted: Under reasons to "vote no for my opponent," Rodriguez listed: Program manager of m ... More >>
The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video ArchiveState Rep Larry Taylor of League City may have thought his whole "Jew them down" crisis had passed over. But last night, it went national. The Colbert Report tackled the subject. Stephen Colbert sugg ... More >>
At least he didn't make any cracks about "Jew York City"Larry Taylor is League City's state rep, and a co-chair of the state's Joint Legislative Committee on Windstorm Insurance. According to the Quorum Report, at a hearing today he "was discussing delivery of quick and fair payments for win ... More >>
Steve Mostyn wants to see Texas Watchdog's notesWe've seen some idiotic legal filings over the years, but there's something especially mind-boggling when a lawyer files a stinker on his own behalf. Houston's own Steve Mostyn has just done that -- and while he was at it, he decided ... More >>
Just when it looked like UTMB might leave Galveston forever, local legislators saved it.
Counting down: Our sixth- through tenth-place finishers
How Internet pipe dreams and literary ambitions dismantled one of Texas's largest publishers