Ted Cruz's Hometown Paper Regrets Endorsing Ted Cruz

Taylor Berman · 10/16/13 10:28AM

Better late than never: Yesterday, the editors of the Houston Chronicle's opinion page expressed regret at endorsing Ted Cruz last fall, writing that Cruz “has been part of the problem in specific situations where [his predecessor, Kay Bailey] Hutchison would have been part of the solution.”

Newspaper Fires Reporter for Being a Stripper, But She Makes $2000 a Night So She's 'Doing Pretty Well'

Maureen O'Connor · 03/30/12 09:01AM

Sarah Tressler, the Piven-schtupping stripper caught living a shameful secret life as a society reporter, broke her silence on Good Morning America today. She says employer The Houston Chronicle fired her for "not disclosing" her secret sidejob as an "Angry Stripper" with an anonymous blog. (The Chronicle won't comment on what happened.) She doesn't seem too upset, though.

Drug Trafficker: Hunger Games Is Real in Mexico

Maureen O'Connor · 06/13/11 02:29PM

The Houston Chronicle talked to a cartel trafficker this weekend, "in an interview arranged by intermediaries on the condition neither his name nor the location of his Texas visit be published." Anonymous Trafficker has either witnessed the most sadistic crimes imaginable, or is totally fucking with us:

Arts Writer Sends 1,400-Word Email on How to Communicate Efficiently

Hamilton Nolan · 09/20/10 01:32PM

Douglas Britt (pictured) is the "Society/ visual arts writer" at the Houston Chronicle. And he's extremely busy! So he sent out the following 15-point email to "every gallerist/cultural group in Houston," our tipster says. Print out a copy, and memorize!

San Antonio and Houston Papers to Merge?

Hamilton Nolan · 03/05/09 11:42AM

We heard a downright bizarre unconfirmed rumor that Hearst's flailing newspaper division is considering merging the Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio Express-News into one operation. Bizarre, we say, for two reasons:

Anna Nicole Smith: Way Realer Lesbian Than Britney

Emily Gould · 02/23/07 04:25PM

Sandi Powledge may have been—ok, definitely was— "the furthest thing from glamour" when she met Anna Nicole Smith in 1991. But, according to the Houston Chronicle, that didn't stop the pair from embarking on a "tumultous love affair" that began in Texas, endured through Anna's rise to Playmate of the Year, and was finally ended by Anna's drinking and her inability to stay monogamous. "She was just hungry for love, hungry for approval—just like a bucket with a hole in the bottom," Powledge says. Oh, Anna! If only things had gone another way. But alas, Sandi Powledge just couldn't fill your hole.