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RAMBO (Brooklyn)

  • Culture

    February 27, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Keep Calm and Carry On Twittering: Social Media Returns to Form After Tragedy

    Less than 24 hours after the worst bombing on American soil since 9/11, one of my friends posted on Facebook a picture of Darth Vader riding a unicycle wearing a kilt and playing bagpipes. I scroll through my Twitter feed and see the familiar jokes, memes, posts about food and talk of the Rockets an ... More >>

  • Film

    January 10, 2013

    Godzilla and Flowers

    The films of Kim Jong Il

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Five Dumbest Reasons Someone Got Killed in East Texas

    We understand some of you will read this and likely think: Every reason to kill someone is wrong. This rationale holds ostensible merit, you, reader of great virtue. But there is a difference -- minuscule as it may be -- between wrong and just plain dumb. Every excuse is wrong, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    Happy Birthday, Mr. T.! A Foolish Playlist For You To Pity

    I have a hard time explaining the 1980s to my daughter. Mostly because she's, you know, two years old. Still, I imagine that even when she reaches an age where she's more willing to endure a conversation that doesn't involve strawberries and Dora the Explorer I won't be able to convey the strangene ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Free Radicals Blend Break-Dancing, Capoeira Into Fitz's Show

    ​The Free Radicals remain an institution of incredible sound here in H-town, having amassed 13 Houston Press Music Awards in the realms of jazz and funk since their inception in 1996, as well as making a name for themselves as one of the city's most prolific protest bands. So when founder Nick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Ramo: What Makes A Rapper "Fresh"?

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Have something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email sheaserrano@gmail.com. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Fat Tony Breaks Down His Brand-New RABDARGAB

    Austin MillerFat Tony at the 2010 Houston Press Music Awards showcase​For the past three years, Fat Tony has reigned over his section of Houston's underground rap scene like goddamn Pol Pot (minus the dead Cambodians, duh; read a book, suckas). This, of course, is a curious situation, because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Joesph Rouse: Priest Threatens To Bomb Aflac Over Customer Service

    The wrath of one priest, if not quite God‚ÄčIt's always refreshing to read about a priest who's not accused of diddling little boys, so it was a treat to learn that retired Houston priest John Rouse is only accused of...threatening to bomb an insurance company if it didn't process his claim fast eno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    For Ramadan: Five Movie Muslims

    Ramadan is a time of reflection and prayer for the world's Muslim population. It is meant to teach them patience and self-restraint, and to bring them closer to Allah. We at Hair Balls know little of patience, and have never been good at self-restraint, but we're nothing if not equal-opportunity i ... More >>

  • News

    July 9, 2009

    Kidnapped

    Texan Larry Plake went out to one offshore oil job too many and ended up held for ransom in the Nigerian jungle.

  • Film

    December 9, 2004

    Dorkula

    Blade confronts the ultimate vampire, and geeks everywhere rejoice

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • News

    September 9, 2004

    Six Feet Blunder

    Bring out your dead -- and wait

  • Film

    October 31, 2002

    Fly Spy

    Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson's cash-in pays off

  • Music

    August 9, 2001

    Nouveau Zydeco

    Conroe's J. Paul Jr. is a zydeco rebel

  • Film

    February 10, 2000

    Storming The Beach

    However shallow, Leonardo DiCaprio delivers a baptism of blood

  • News

    January 13, 2000
  • Calendar

    March 4, 1999
  • Culture

    November 19, 1998

    Teenaged Terror

    Ambitious Totally Weird puts the blame for violence on the media

  • News

    October 8, 1998

    And the Winner Is

    If you're going to get hit by a bus in Houston, try Ryder

  • Calendar

    May 14, 1998
  • Calendar

    June 12, 1997
  • News

    January 25, 1996
  • Film

    May 25, 1995
  • Film

    March 30, 1995
  • Film

    November 24, 1994

    Hollow Points

    Besson's bullet ballet The Professional is slick, but morally ugly

  • Calendar

    May 26, 1994
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