Hair Balls is licking our lips over an atheist group's planned protest of a Christian homeschoolers' convention in The Woodlands later this summer -- few things are more awesome than watching two groups of insufferably sanctimonious windbags duke it out in a heavyweight Battle of the Blowhards. As ... More >>
Updated with statements from Governor Rick Perry and the Freedom From Religion Foundation. In a high-profile battle based on small-town football, the cheerleaders in the little East Texas burg of Kuntze have won a court battle to praise Jesus during football games. The Kountze case drew national a ... More >>
It's easy to see that Zack Kopplin, a 19-year-old student at Rice University, has fast become one of the leading faces of the anti-creationist movement. He's appeared on numerous national interviews, sharing his opposition to publicly funding creationist academies. He has latched onto outspoken evol ... More >>
Don McLeroy hasn't changed. The man - the creationist - is as personable and principled as he was during the taping of The Revisionaries, a truncated version of which will appear on Houston PBS this evening at 10 p.m. He's 66 years old. He's still assured of Genesis's inerrancy. He's not going to sh ... More >>
Those folks across Texas who don't believe in God are getting organized and going public.
Texas has a long history of atheism, although most of its followers like Madalyn Murray O'Hair who moved to Austin in the mid-1960s and founded the American Atheists, were few in number and didn't have a whole lot of power. But lately there's been an increase in the number of Texans who've decided ... More >>
Rodrigo Cortés's thriller Red Lights doesn't inspire faith.
The Response happened. Now, some "atheist superstars" are responding to The Response. This weekend, the Texas Freethought Convention/Atheist Alliance National Meeting will go off for its "From Grassroots to Global Impact" event. The weekend-long shindig will feature left-of-field speakers such as ... More >>
Readers react to River Oaks splurge.
Photo by Chris VogelBillboard along FM 1960Houston can be a lonely place for an infidel, what with all the mega-churches and deep-rooted southern Sunday tradition. Even more so at Christmas, when it all gets ramped up a notch with as many commercial reminders of Jesus' (alleged) birthday at the m ... More >>
Brookeland is a town of about 1,800, just north of Jasper. So it's small enough that when a teacher claims to have been railroaded out of a job because he's an atheist and an Obama-supporter, it doesn't take long for the rumors, trash-talk, wild accusations, and just plain weirdness to fly. Richard ... More >>
Courtesy of The Family Lomax Really, does this look like the face of a tough-as-nails critic? And now, HouStoned presents our newest critic named Lomax, and it ain't John Nova. Be sure to send him some love in the Comments section. I've heard it said and read on various message boards that I a ... More >>
Finally, a church for non-believers
Dismembered bodies. Gold booty and an ex-con's grudge. A trial rips into the mysteries of the disappearance of atheist icon Madalyn Murray O'Hair.