The folks over at Exxon Mobil's Baytown refinery were facing a possible Norma Rae situation last week when local United Steelworkers representatives threatened a strike if the Exxon people didn't put in the health and safety provisions they'd asked for in their contracts.
Local USW rep Rich "Hoot" ... More >>
Susan Wright is the Houston woman who tied her husband to their bed and stabbed him 193 times. Kelly Siegler is the prosecutor who re-enacted that scene in court, bringing in a bed, tying a fellow prosecutor to it, and then fake-stabbing him 193 times for the jury's sake.
Lifetime has made a movie ... More >>
Six years ago this week, three dudes we're totally not jealous of registered the domain name www.Youtube.com. A little over a year later, Google bought the site for $1.65 billion.
Sure, that totally makes sense now, but when Hair Balls decided to travel all the way back to 2005 to see what people w ... More >>
After last week's debacle of a clustermuck in Tennessee, it was probably expected that the needle on the Kubiak Deathwatch meter would be straining forcibly to move to the "He's Outta Here" level.
Alas, such is not the life of a Texans fan.
In one of the strangest speeches ever given by a H ... More >>
He's no Johnny DeppYesterday on the Rocks Off blog we unveiled the Lady Gaga sex doll, Lady Gag Gag. Comments were mixed on the doll, ranging from utter confusion and strange attraction from both sexes. One commenter claimed that the model on the box was even more attractive than the real G ... More >>
Houston is once again proudly claiming its mantle for all things classy. For it is here -- not in Paris, not in Monaco or Palm Springs -- where Burt Reynold's legendary Bandit will be auctioned off next month.What is the Bandit, you ask, obviously putting down your dog-eared copy of Recherche du Tem ... More >>