Lou Gehrig

  • Film

    May 15, 2014

    Million Dollar Arm Thinks Agents Are More Interesting Than Sports.

    Film is pretty good for a movie committed to the wrong character's story.

  • Film

    May 8, 2014

    Million Dollar Arm Thinks Agents are More Interesting Than Sports.

    Film is pretty good for a movie committed to the wrong characters story.

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Rob Gronkowski Gal Pal Bibi Jones Bids Farewell To Porn

    Earlier this week, the New England Patriots reportedly let their Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski know that it was time to dial back the body shots off of hookers, slow down on the shirtless club dancing, and say "NO" to random minor league home run derbies. Work starts again in ten days. The "Summ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2012

    5 Fourth of July Sports Moments

    Though only a few sports are in full swing in July, all sorts of marvelous, bizarre and messed up sports moments have occurred on America's Independence Day. Here are five of them.

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    The Albert Pujols Schadenfreude Post

    To understand the magnitude of Albert Pujols's six-week slump to start the 2012 season (and I'm not going to lie, calling it a "slump" feels like a VERY lazy understatement), you have to remember the starting point from whence he came when he signed with the Los Angeles Angels this off-season. That ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    One Man's Predictions for This Baseball Season

    ​Believe it or not, it's time, yet again, for the Major League Baseball season to get underway. That's good news for those of us who enjoy watching the best players in baseball play the best sport ever created. That's bad news, however, for us Astros fans because, well, the Astros suck. But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Medical Alert: Alcohol Is Turning Our Celebrities into Anti-Semites

    How drunk celebrities see the world​Time was, a celebrity with negative opinions about "ze Jews" could opine about the threat they posed to Western culture until he/she was blue in the face, and many did (Henry Ford and Charles Lindbergh, to name a couple). Then World War II and the Holocaust ... More >>

  • News

    January 6, 2011

    Don't Kill the Messengers

    How bike couriers plan to survive the internet age.

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    The Strange Vendetta Against Jeff Bagwell

    Should make the Hall of Fame today​Back when I was in law school, I was taught a basic strategy for handling a trial, or any type of legal argument. If you have the facts in your favor, but not the law, argue the facts. If you have the law in your favor, but not the facts, argue the law. If ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Pamela And Jack Wright: Houston's Pawn Stars

    Photo by schemacomaWhere dreams are made....​We know we're a little late to the game, but Hair Balls recently became a fan of Pawn Stars, the History Channel's beer-gutted, blue-collar answer to PBS's effete, pinky-sipping Antiques Roadshow. (Which we also love.)Thanks to its Las Vegas setting, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    5 Ways Lady Gaga Could Spice Up The Astros' Season

    Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​Last Friday night, Rocks Off's favorite pop star, Lady Gaga, bum-rushed her way around Yankee Stadium during the opening game of the New York Yankees three-game homestand against crosstown rivals the New York Mets. Somehow she talked her way past secur ... More >>

  • Music

    September 10, 2009
  • Calendar

    May 8, 2008

    Tig Notaro

    Spanish translations keep this comedian tossing in her sleep

  • Music

    June 2, 2005

    Color Me Impressed

    Houston's Spain Colored Orange drops the Charade and inks an indie record deal

  • Calendar

    May 19, 2005

    Fever Pitch

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston wants to take you out to the ball game

  • Culture

    December 5, 1996

    Static Wit

    Main Street's take on Wilde isn't Ideal, but it's not bad