Papa Smurf

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    The Year the Smurfs Attacked

    Twenty-five years ago this past January, Houston middle-school playgrounds were a-hum with fear and loathing. Rumors were crackling like wildfire about a deadly, remorseless street gang with the cuddly name of The Smurfs. That their name was so ridiculous only enhanced their bad-assery in the minds ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 10, 1999

    Out of the Woods

    Cooper and her clever Tamalalia are cool enough to beat the heat