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Michael Berry

  • News

    March 1, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Michael Berry Settles Case, He Hopes

    A $2K check should do it.​Days after going on the offensive by bashing gay-bashers, KTRH talkshow host and former city councilman Michael Berry has made a move to settle the hit-and-run incident outside a Montrose gay bar. Berry, through his attorney, mailed a $2,000 check to the owner of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Comment of the Day: Michael Berry's Bashing of Gay-Bashing

    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 involving wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Michael Berry Responds (a Little) to Hit & Run Gay-Bar Allegations, Bashes Gay-Bashers

    Michael Berry is not doing any interviews on his hit-and-run allegations, but today he talked about it on his radio show, to some degree. "It is time I speak on an issue of some importance, at least to me...I'm going to do that right now, at least on the issues I feel are of the most important in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Comment of the Day: Michael Berry & The Gay Bar

    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 involving wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    KILT Hosts Record Incisive Michael Berry Rap Song

    Conservative talk-radio host Michael Berry has been in the headlines citywide this week after Channel 2 News first aired a report that HPD is investigating a hit-and-run incident outside Montrose bar TC's. KPRC's Stephen Dean talks to one of the club's bouncers who says on camera that one night last ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Cover Story: Michael Berry, Former City Hall Boy Wonder

    Nine years ago, embattled right-wing radio host Michael Berry was a 32-year-old mayoral candidate. Tim Fleck wrote a feature on the fresh-faced city councilman and quixotic candidate (polling below 10 percent, Berry pulled out of the race less than a month after the story hit the street) and his Ind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Michael Berry: 5 Places Worse Than A Gay Bar That He Could Have Been Seen At

    As much of the nation knows by now, Michael Berry attended a drag show in Montrose and allegedly got involved in a hit-and-run. Berry is a minor-league version of Rush and Hannity, ranting on the radio with truthiness to disparage anything that isn't Tea Party Republican. A Montrose gay bar is pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Michael Berry: Conservative "Blow the Mosque Up" Radio Host in Gay-Bar Hit-and-Run, Report Says (UPDATED)

    KPRC has a report that Houston police are investigating a hit-and-run incident that involves KTRH host Michael Berry at a gay bar. Berry left T.C.'s Show Bar in Montrose around 11 p.m. January 31, drove in reverse for 70 feet and hit a car owned by the club's bouncer, which is always a bad move. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Michael Berry: Time to Revisit Firehouse Saloon Incident?

    The alleged TC's Show Bar incident that came to light today would not be conservative talker Michael Berry's first late-night bar parking lot misadventure. On December 22, 2007, just as his term on City Council was coming to a close thanks to term limits, Berry attended a concert by his friend Cory ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    NY Senator Chuck Schumer Feels the Awesome Power of Michael Berry

    ​Take that, New York Senator Chuck Schumer!!! You insult Houston at your peril while Michael Berry's here to defend it!!! The tiresome KTRH talk-show host has found a new dead horse to beat: the decision to spurn Houston when it comes to retired space shuttles. Pretty much everyone else got o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Michael Berry's Dead Osama Pep Rally

    Photos by John Nova LomaxWheels fit for a celebration.​Early yesterday, Michael Berry, the former Boy Wonder of Houston politics turned radio rabble-rouser, sent out a press release plugging a "Houston Celebration: Osama Bin Laden Dead." The event would be later that day at Hefley's, a Texalic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    KTRH's "Most Influential Houstonian Of 2010": KTRH's Michael Berry

    Michael Berry: All bow to his influence​Who is the single most influential Houstonian of 2010? Annise Parker, who has garnered worldwide publicity for Houston? A piker. No, by far the most influential Houstonian this year has been Michael Berry, talk-show host on KTRH. At least according to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Tea Party: At The Race Track With George Washington

    Photos by Craig HlavatyNo treading allowed​On Saturday afternoon I visited the North Houston Tea Party's "I Will Vote" rally, held at the Sam Houston Race Park. This was my second Tea Party rally in six months, following on the heels of the one in April at Discovery Green where my photographer was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Michael Berry's "God Bless Arizona" Tour Mocks Texas Heroes

    God Bless Arizona, even though they mock us​Michael Berry's "God Bless Arizona" tour, a/k/a The Pale Riders, is back from the Arizona-supporting Fourth of July tour.About 200 KTRH listeners went to the state to "buycott" (i.e., spend money) in support of its new immigration law.Who knew that they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Yeee-Haw!! Houstonians Headed To Arizona To Show Support

    Michael Berry, Number One in loving Arizona​The Freedom Riders of the `60s were brave, visionary fighters for civil rights, but they pale in comparison to the Pale Riders of the Michael Berry Brigade.Berry, the former city councilman and current KTRH talk-show host who recently hoped that a mosque ... More >>

  • News

    June 10, 2010

    Mayalino's Message

    Readers respond to "Deporting All WetWacks."

  • News

    June 10, 2010

    Bomb That Mosque!

    KTRH host hopes for violence.

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    KTRH's Michael Berry: Bomb That Ground Zero Mosque!

    Image from KTRHKTRH says Berry's Number One; they don't mention the category is Hoping Mosques Blow Up​Michael Berry, the former city councilman who now runs KTRH and other Clear Channel AM stations here, has had a federal complaint filed against him by CAIR, the Council on American-Islamic Relati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    The Five Most Entertaining City Council Members Of The Decade

    Photo courtesy GHCVB​Thanks to term limits, turnover among Houston city council members is fairly regular, and institutional memory be damned. But an ever-fresh supply of new meat means that at least some of that meat will be highly flavorful.This decade didn't disappoint when it comes to that asp ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 8, 2009

    Punjabi To-Go

    This 16-year-old Indian restaurant is still turning out great curries; just don't expect atmosphere — or silverware.

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Radio Robb: Tune In Tonight and Tomorrow

    ​Our very own Robb Walsh will be making a guest appearance on The Michael Berry Show tonight and tomorrow night at 7 p.m., discussing a range of topics so wide that it necessitated two evenings of air time. Michael Berry -- who coincidentally just happened to win Best Local Radi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Houston Music Fight Club: Michael Berry vs. Outlaw Dave, Don Walsh vs. Dirty Jeff Smith, Notsuoh vs. Mango's

    ​Another week and yet another clash of the sorta-titans, wherein we pit some of Houston's best and brightest music luminaries against each other in brutal mortal combat. This week we will briefly take a step away from the burgeoning Bayou City indie scene to spotlight two of the town's radio perso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Exposing Obama's "Brainwash The Kids" Scheme, With KTRH's Michael Berry

    ​You gotta admit this about the right-wing, talk-show-listening, Fox-News-loving one-third of America -- no one can whip up a paranoid kerfluffle like they can.The latest insidious event causing them to storm the barricades is Barack Obama's Stalin-like plan to hypnotize mass numbers of gullible s ... More >>

  • News

    April 9, 2009

    From Homelessness to Wine Snobbery

    Weighing In Across the Board

  • News

    March 26, 2009

    Michael Berry vs. Bill White

    Highlights from the Blog at HOUSTONPRESS.COM

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Bill White vs. Michael Berry: The Deathmatch!! No Politeness Allowed!! (Updated)

    The folks at bloghouston listen to Michael Berry's talk show on KTRH, so they've become aware of the recent run-in between Berry and Mayor Bill White.They provide mp3s of two recent Berry segments: one, a somewhat contentious interview between Berry and White over the city's "sanctuary policy," whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    KTRH Continues To Try To Out-Fox Fox

    Remember the days when KTRH was worth listening to?It remains the only AM news station in town, and the largest. But layoffs have damaged the product, although not as much as the decision by Michael Berry to throw objectivity out the window in order to appeal to the Dittoheads and Hannity fans who l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Remix Rev. Joseph Lowery's Inaugural Benediction

    America is now basking in the glow of our new President and his hottie of a First Lady. That is if you aren't Sean Hannity, Michael Berry or John McCain, we guess. The whirlwind inaugural festivities and musical performances are slowly fading from memory as the new administration gets its bearings. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    Michael Berry, Houston's Least-Likely Howard Stern Wanna-Be

    Anyone fortunate to be listening to "The Michael Berry" on KTRH 740 AM this past Friday night got to hear about an hour's worth of girl talk. No, Berry didn't change formats and start expressing his feminine side underneath his good ol' boy former city council member tandoori-chomping image. What we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2008
  • News

    November 22, 2007

    2007 Turkeys of the Year

    Priscilla Slade is the biggest gobbler of them all

  • News

    June 28, 2007
  • News

    October 2, 2003

    A Little Jump to the Right

    Can a ballot triple shift win City Hall for the GOP?

  • News

    September 18, 2003

    Trapped on the Tracks

    A mayoral candidate wrestles with a no-win choice

  • News

    September 11, 2003
  • News

    July 3, 2003

    Let's Pick On Orlando!

    Early mayoral forums hint at the strategies to come

  • News

    June 12, 2003

    Bill's Bargain Tax Bill

    The county says a candidate's home value is no White lie

  • News

    May 29, 2003

    Glass Houses

    Mayoral candidate Michael Berry might want to vet his own supporters' bill-paying histories

  • News

    April 17, 2003

    Mayoral White Knight

    A candidate plays a subtle race card

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    We Know You Like to Watch!

    An Internet fishing expedition titillates City Hall

  • News

    February 20, 2003

    Mayoral Field of Dreams

    If you pay them, they will come

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    All I Want for Christmas Is...

    A shopping list for your favorite political types

  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Do the City Hall Shuffle!

    Term limits and raw ambition send local politicos on holiday shopping sprees

  • News

    September 5, 2002

    Reality TV Bites

    Shani and Chad Walter lost one of their twin baby boys. Thanks to Houston Medical, thousands of Americans got to witness their pain.

  • News

    July 18, 2002

    Midsummer Night's Political Dreams

    Mirth and anger follow Berry's decision to run for mayor

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Ballot Hits and Bloopers

    Sour grapes, golden gloves and acidic comebacks on the campaign trail.

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Prayola Time

    Candidates get religion as Election Day nears

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Split Ticket

    District C's ex file: Then it got personal…

  • News

    March 29, 2001

    Hotze's Blue Angels

    Not-so-divine DWI help arrives for a conservative kingmaker

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