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  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    Rockets Seek More Time, Fans Shrug Their Collective Shoulders

    Since the Rockets took over negotiations on behalf of the CSN Houston group of partners, it has been quiet. On Monday night, the Rockets formally requested until January 31 to continue what it considers significant progress in its negotiations to extricate the network from financial troubles and, ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    My Girl Doesn't Want Sex Anymore. Help!

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, Rocks Off's advice column where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! CRYING BABY Dear Willie D: How do I make my baby daughter stop crying and go to sleep? Soun ... More >>

  • News

    September 20, 2012

    New Cracks in the Frack

    Pesky little complaints like pollution, flaming water and abandoned homes continue to cast doubt on the argument that drilling into shale will benefit all.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Comment of the Day: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished, When It Comes To The Coogs' New Logo

    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

    April 10, 2012

    UH, for Some Reason, Decides to Go All "Penn State" with Its New Logo

    We tried. We offered five surefire-hit suggestions for the new UH logo, ones that would let the lower-tier Coog program draft off the heat of some of college football's most storied schools. The new UH logo is out and the good news is they obviously adopted our philosophy of using a big-name progr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    Longhorn Sex: UT Most Promiscuous Campus in U.S., Very Official Survey Says

    Hook 'em Up, Horns. The University of Texas is a sex-infested 40 acres of nonstop carnality, according to....something called College Magazine. Since it has "College" in the title, we have to assume they know what they're talking about. The magazine's list of "Most DTF" campuses was put together, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Comment of the Day: Penn State & The Pedobear

    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 >>

  • News

    December 1, 2011

    Man Sues Over Stolen Sperm

    It's lawsuit time!

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Clifton Grasham-Reeves and Kaci Pomerenke: A Tale of Two Texas Sex Cases

    Is the Texas justice system simply a crapshoot? Is there still an enormous double standard when it comes to sex crimes? Or has Jerry Sandusky cast a huge shadow over future sentences for all those convicted of sex crimes against children? A while back we introduced you to the tale of Clifton Grash ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Parents And KPRC Just Found Out About Rich's Sexy Dance Nights

    Photo By Son LamJust another night at Rich's Houston...​There was a harried report last night on KPRC about the teen nights at Rich's Houston off San Jacinto, namely an upcoming Playboy-themed night geared towards underagers, those 14 to 18, to come out to the dance club in their sexiest gear. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Teen Dance Nights at Rich's Come Under Fire From Parents and KPRC

    Photo By Son LamJust another night at Rich's Houston...​ Last night KPRC aired a frazzled piece about Rich's Houston's popular teen dance nights, namely their upcoming Playboy-themed night geared towards the kiddos, advertising on Facebook for attendees to strut their underage stuff in their s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Longhorns Still Reeling In Party-School Rankings

    UT disappoints again​First they get dropped from the top spot by Playboy. Now the Princeton Review barely keeps them in the top 10. How is the University of Texas going to keep being known as a top Party School if it can't get no respect? The Princeton Review's various surveys of colleges ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    App of the Week: Top Nine Websites for Hurricane Season

    Literally, the weather authority when it comes to hurricanes, it's hard to beat the NHC.​I swear that after this post, I will stop talking about weather apps and websites for a while, but since it is hurricane season here on the Gulf Coast, I figured one more post won't hurt anybody and it mig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    My March Madness Selections (And Lots Of Helpful Links)

    It's bracket-ology BABY!​I made this public service announcement on my radio show this week, but seeing as many of you are scrambling to fill in your brackets at the last minute, I feel compelled to print it here and remind all of you of the following: If Sports talk radio hosts (like myself) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Rappers: What Are Your Final Four Picks This Year?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday that isn't a national holiday, Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Uzoy, Eskabel, Renzo, Kyle Hubbard, D-Risha and J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    If Halloween Is Coming, So Are Offensive Costumes

    ‚ÄčThe "Illegal Alien" costume causing uproar amongst immigrant rights activists, anti-immigrant supporters and free speech advocates is the first major faux pas of this Halloween season. While anti-immigrant supporters are scrambling to find the costume, immigrant rights activists are calling for ... More >>

  • News

    May 29, 2003

    Film Buff

    The naked truth about why Houston isnít the third coast

  • Dining

    February 20, 2003

    Say Cheez

    An ode to the stuff that makes Jake's Philly Steaks

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Global Warming Is Good for You!

    Cheap heating bills! Great gardens! Thriving civilizations! In energy-crazed Houston, friends of greenhouse gases abound

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    Unmasked At Last

    After a half-century of effort, local African-American artists are emerging to the forefront of the arts, both in Houston and nationally

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    All's Dell

    So long to slackers and laid-back lifestyles. Now that cash-rich techies have taken over, can Austin survive the great digital divide?

  • News

    November 18, 1999

    Wipe and Sniff

    Air passengers will get the rub, all in the name of safety

  • Music

    November 4, 1999

    Extra Poppy

    Jimmie's Chicken Shack reveals the Colonel's recipe for mainstream ska-rock

  • News

    June 25, 1998
  • Music

    May 21, 1998

    The Voice, The Spark, The Image

    Sinatra's genius looms lively and large over multiple media

  • News

    April 24, 1997

    The Boom Boom Method

    At his Classical School for Brilliant Children, Alvin "Boom Boom" Jackson promises to enhance self-esteem and academic performance. Erik Vidor certainly got a lesson he'll never forget.

  • News

    May 2, 1996
  • Culture

    June 8, 1995