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Ralph Nader

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    Crucifying America on a Playlist of Gold

    In addition to the short list of people that we've elected president is an even shorter list of people that by all rights should have been at some point. I'm not talking about Ron Paul or Ralph Nader or Ross Perot but huge figures of statesmanship like Colin Powell or Daniel Webster who seem like th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    45 Years Of The Chevy Camaro In Rock & Roll

    Today is the 45th birthday of the Chevrolet Camaro, a car we may never own but respect just the same. It's not that we hate Camaros, because you are reading the writings of an avowed Chevy man, but we are scared that if we bought a Camaro, we would quit our job and spend our time solving crimes whil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    American Idol: Tim the Tumor

    Tim Urban's only legitimate appeal comes from his abs: the real reason teen girls are voting for him en masse.​If I did have a tumor, I'd name it Tim. Tim. The scratch on the roof of your mouth that would heal if you could stop tonguing it, but you can't. I'll get back to him a minute. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Idol Beat: Tim the Tumor

    Tim Urban's only legitimate appeal comes from his abs: the real reason teen girls are voting for him en masse.​If I did have a tumor, I'd name it Tim. Tim. The scratch on the roof of your mouth that would heal if you could stop tonguing it, but you can't. I'll get back to him a minute. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Rocks Off Mercilessly Mocked on National Anti-Hipster Blog

    Rocks Off would like to extend our congratulations - we guess - to our lieutenant, Craig Hlavaty. Craig's picture of him sitting on Santa's lap (above), culled from his slideshow of Hosuton-area mall Santas last December, went bad and nationwide Sunday, appearing on the hilarious picture blog Look ... More >>

  • News

    April 23, 2009

    Wild Rides

    Between serious safety and environmental concerns, the Toyota Prius isn't the angel that everyone thinks it is.

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008

    The Hurricane Bear Is Getting The Most Out Of His 15 Minutes

    Hurricane Bear’s introduction to the world came when Channel 11 news anchor Greg Hurst switched to a live shot along the Galveston seawall, hoping to get some information on the condition of a fishing pier. Instead, Hurst saw Hurricane Bear, not in the background, but as the focus of the cameraman ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2008
  • Calendar

    May 8, 2008

    Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press

    A documentary chronicles the never-say-die life of an influential journalist

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2008
  • Film

    March 1, 2007

    Spoiler Alert

    Doc reopens the Nader debate: Is it his fault?

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Bring It On

    Why Houston should want a nuclear power plant

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Dave to the Rescue!

    Dave Chappelle

  • News

    September 16, 2004

    Bash-Free Zone

    Is the Texas Book Festival protecting George W.?

  • News

    July 8, 2004

    Center of Gravity?

    Tal's Hill at Minute Maid takes on an uprising

  • News

    May 13, 2004

    Well-Dressed Rebels

    Revolt of the operagoing socialites

  • Dining

    March 25, 2004

    Sex, Death and Oysters

    Beneath the muddy waters of Galveston Bay lies one of the greatest seafood treasure troves on earth

  • News

    March 4, 2004

    Party Like It's 1899

    Super Bowl week turned out to be a slow one for HPD's vice squad

  • News

    May 22, 2003

    The Cauldron Bubbles Over

    Credibility just went down for UST officials -- and up for its campus paper

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    A South By Southwest How-To

    Let's do like the Texans and punk Dallas

  • Music

    November 29, 2001

    Musicians Sound Off

    For Nick Cooper, music and politics are hard to separate

  • News

    June 7, 2001

    Red Light, Green Light

    With billboards of windmills promising gentle, nonpolluting energy, Green Mountain offers Texans a new power avenue. Will they take it? Should they?

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Letters

    Radio Active, Robo Right, Labor of Love

  • News

    April 5, 2001

    Tuning Out the Static

    Protesters scream about censorship. The board denounces potentially crippling boycotts. Will the two sides in the Pacifica conflict ever learn that, beneath their shrill cries, they're on the same team?

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    RiceTec Paddy Whack

    An Alvin-based rice company, the Prince of Liechtenstein, the United States Patent Office, and an Indian eco-feminist bring global trade debates to a roiling boil on Houston's back burner

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Letters

    Boiled by Oil, Try Gas Station Work, Rollin' with Ralph

  • News

    November 2, 2000

    Letters

    Wretched Research, Godwin's On Target, Culture Jocks

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Green Horns

    Naderites have got the art car crowd and ample altruistic ardor. But they're still searching for a sporting chance.

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    This Sand is Your Sand

    At the Village of Surfside, it's not just the beaches that are eroding. It's the Open Beaches Act.

  • News

    July 6, 2000

    Revolution in Chrome

    In the '70s, Jim Harithas's radical chic collided with the CAM. Twenty-five years later, he's back, gunning his engines at the Art Car Museum.

  • Music

    April 27, 2000
  • News

    April 29, 1999

    Border Bound

    Is Elton Bomer the bully who's needed to help colonias -- or just another political grandstander?

  • News

    March 11, 1999

    Contributing Factors

    Debra Danburg swears she'll defend your right to open government. But when it comes to Internet campaign finance reports, ignorance is bliss.

  • News

    January 14, 1999

    Raising a Red Flag

    Former Bellaire High School student shakes things up in the Capitol

  • News

    August 14, 1997
  • News

    May 22, 1997

    Brothers of the Road

    'The I-69 "NAFTA Highway" is supposed to create thousands of jobs. Thanks to your tax dollars, it's already provided a very good one for the underemployed brother of Tom DeLay.

  • News

    August 22, 1996
  • News

    April 6, 1995

    The Wendy Card

    Wendy Gramm's all-American success story is a centerpiece of her husband's fledgling presidential bid. But there's more to the story than what's being packaged and sold by the Phil Gramm campaign.

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