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    June 12, 2014

    The 16 Hard-to-Spell Words Everyone From Houston Knows

    You can spell “Olajuwon” without looking, right?

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    The Legend of Wendy Davis: Separating Fact from Fiction

    "Print the legend!" This is how Jeff Davis, ex-husband to Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate and rising star in Democratic circles, responded ("with palpable weariness") to a New York Times reporter who was trying to get to the bottom of what's really the truth about Wendy Davis's biography. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    Ted Cruz: As Abrasive and Arrogant in College as Now

    Ted Cruz, the id of the Tea Party, is nobody's dummy, academically speaking. Cruz is a double-Ivy grad, who went to Princeton for his undergraduate degree and law school at the venerable Harvard. When the Daily Beast undertook to discover what Cruz was like at Princeton, it reported: several fellow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    So Long, Farewell, RIP to the Astrodome

    I have a memory of the Astrodome that I want to share. Of a Friday night in May of 1993, the Friday night before my law school graduation. I was working that night, handling the stats and graphics on the DiamondVision screen, something I did for most Astros games from 1989 through the end of the 199 ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    May 2, 2011

    Victor Rodriguez: Metro's New Police Chief Is An HPD Cop

    Metro's police force has a new leader​Metro's new police chief is a Hispanic veteran HPD cop with a law degree. HPD Captain Victor Rodriguez replaces Tom Lambert, who has taken another role in the agency, after a somewhat lengthy search. My goal and desire is to make METRO's police departmen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Health Dept. Roundup

    "You usin' that improperly manufactured utensil to serve food to me?"​Debris, dirty utensils, broken thermometers, contaminated sinks, broken plumbing, dusty vents. Someday a real rain will come and wash all the health code violators off the streets. Until then, check out these excerpts from t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Chris Stewart: Klein HS Star Takes On Unique Challenge At Notre Dame

    Photo couttesy NDChris Stewart in Haiti, helping with earthquake relief​Chris Stewart was a highly recruited lineman coming out of Klein High School; he chose to go to Notre Dame.After a few bumps, he's thriving, and right now he's taking on a challenge no Irish football player has ever tried: Goi ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009

    Barry Eisler

    Web exclusive!

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    The Sweet Smell Of Condenscension, From Harvard Via Dallas

    There's some sort of school up north called Harvard, or something like that (we guess it's like Rice), and it has some sort of business school.Now apparently when you get a degree from that there Harvard business school, you can pretty much pick and choose what city you want to work in. (Or, as they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2008

    Houston Law Students Have Some Buyer's Remorse

    Texas Lawyer magazine is out with its annual survey of how students feel about their law schools. Since Houston is home to one-third of the state's nine certified law schools, there's plenty of fodder for locals. Texas Lawyer asked students if -- assuming they could go back in time -- they would c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2007

    Tunnel Mole Goes to the Polls

    Tunnel Mole scurried out from the Beloved Downtown Houston Tunnel System last week to vote – as that’s one of the few services missing down below – and regrettably confirmed her fears about the polling place. Actually, a polling place. Ours was starting to get crowded and boisterous just befo ... More >>