Wachovia Corporation

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    "Fashionable Felon"? You Call This Fashionable, FBI?

    Photo courtesy FBITerrible lighting, awful pose -- this is a fashion shoot?​The FBI has put out an alert for someone it's calling "The Fashionable Felon," a woman who robbed a Wachovia Bank branch on the northwest side yesterday afternoon.We realize the FBI was not created to be an arbiter of fash ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Tuaca Elaine Deason, Candidate For Worst Co-Worker Of The Year

    Pretending to be a victim of your partner in crime​We've never worked in a bank, but we assume that among the worst parts of the job would involve an armed robbery where the gunman grabs you around the neck and points a gun at your head.It must make matters worse when you later find out your co-wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    For Black Friday, The Top 5 Videos Set In Shopping Malls

    "Are you off your fucking meds or something?"​We at Rocks Off are a bit puzzled by the continued practice of cramming ourselves into local malls on "Black Friday," or whatever we're calling the day after Thanksgiving this year (we perfer to remember it as a Megadeth song). Wasn't online shoppi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    Smoove B Robs A Bellaire Bank

    There's been so many bank robberies in Houston that the FBI seems to be getting bored with them.They've come up with names like the "Reckless Robber" and they've criticized perps for looking unclean. But in the face of a smooth-talking playah, they are in awe.Notifying media of the latest robbery, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    An Ambitious 19-Year-Old Teller Learns Banks Do Double-Check Withdrawals

    The Wachovia branch in Midtown was robbed today -- one Twitter report read "Man came in, did the usual I have a gun' patted his normal groin area, held up the bank. Bank is now in lock-down" -- but really, bank robberies have gotten so ho-hum these days.Unless the robbing is an inside job.Like the o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Read My Lips. My Freakishly Colored Lips.

    The FBI always comes up with cool names for bank robbers, and the G-Men (and G-Women) didn't let Hair Balls down today: following a robbery at the midtown Wachovia Bank this mornings, authorities nabbed a suspect with freakishly colored lips. And now the FBI thinks he might be "Read My Lips" - a uni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    He's Not Only Silver-Haired, He's Reckless

    The "Reckless Robber" has struck again.Although if he's so "reckless," as the FBI has dubbed him, why's he so successful?Maybe it's the silver hair. ("This unique fellow spray paints his hair silver prior to his robberies, perhaps thinking it makes him harder to recognize!" says FBI spokeswoman Patr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    The First Two Local Bank Robberies of the New Year in Houston

    Members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Houston Bank Robbery Task Force were probably still nursing their hangovers when they were called to not one but two bank robberies on the first business day of the new year.

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2008

    Goodbye, Bellaire Trolley Station

    In the continued march to make all of Houston’s thoroughfares uniformly dull and uninteresting, the city of Bellaire demolished the replica trolley station that stood in the median of Bellaire Boulevard for decades. It was the last remnant of Houston’s old city streetcar system, but according t ... More >>

  • News

    June 12, 2008

    Hippie Cops and Loan Sharks

    No beards allowed at HPD

  • News

    May 15, 2008

    Zero Tolerance, Puppy Scams and Strange Bedfellows

    No outside liquids for Hightower High

  • Music

    October 11, 2007

    David Rice

    A songsmith picks up the pieces and returns to Houston in triumph