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  • Film

    August 28, 2014

    Forrest Gump Returns, Still With Nothing to Say

    Gump goes bigger than ever in IMAX release

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Austin's New (C)KOKE-FM Can't Beat The Real Thing

    Lonesome, Onry and Mean had been hearing about the new KOKE-FM progressive country station in Austin for a few weeks. One friend in particular kept raving about the station, so today we finally sauntered over to KOKE-FM (99.3) on the world wide web. Back in the day when we were in Radio/Television/ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Here's The Pitch: Top 10 Commercials Starring Musicians

    Madonna's infamous "Like a Prayer" Pepsi ad, 1989​Every now and then, name-brand companies need a little extra pizzazz when it comes to advertising, and often they turn to the music world to do this. Either way, it's a win-win situation for both the artist and the company because the artist us ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Susan G. Komen Backs Out of Its Planned Parenthood Fiasco (UPDATED)

    The ribbon's been a bit charred this week.​New Coke, you have a new rival for corporate ineptness. In a statement on its Web site, the Texas-based Susan G. Komen breast-cancer organization has reversed its fiasco of a decision to cut off funds to Planned Parenthood. We want to apologize to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Comment of the Day: The Longhorn Network, Unloved & Unneeded

    ​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

    May 25, 2011

    The Oprah Finale: Five Ways To Improve It

    That's quite the treasury​Believe us when we tell you we are not Guy Who Never Watches TV. But somehow we've never seen an Oprah show. Of course, we've seen YouTube clips of Tom Cruise jumping up and down, and we're sure we saw snatches here and there in a waiting room or something. But that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    All That and a Bag of Chips: Top 5 Jalapeno Chips

    ​As everyone knows, we're about to enter the season of overindulgence; belts will be loosened, sugar stocks will go up, and gym attendance will go down. I'm personally not stricken with a sweet tooth; my favorite guilty pleasures are of the savory kind. Greasy fries and crispy onion rings rank ... More >>

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    October 17, 2007
  • Film

    March 4, 2004

    Hutch Ado About Nothing

    No obvious joke goes untouched in this so-so TV show remake