Chris Baker

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    February 24, 2011

    Ruins in the Park

    The search for remnants of Houston's past

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Comment of the Day: Right-Wing Talk Radio at Its Worst

    ​We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Chris Baker Comes to KSEV: Another Attempt to Preach to Houston's Talk-Radio Choir

    Chris Baker is baaaack​Chris Baker, who was Houston's Glenn Beck before Glenn Beck really took off, is coming back to the local airwaves. Yet again. Baker, a superficial blowhard who in many ways -- none of them good -- epitimozes right-wing talk radio, will have a show on State Senator Dan P ... More >>

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    June 10, 2010

    Mayalino's Message

    Readers respond to "Deporting All WetWacks."

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Chris Baker's Show Is Returning To Houston, Not Chris Baker

    Photo by russbrady22We mentioned yesterday that KPRC-AM was bringing back right-wing looney Chris Baker to the Houston airwaves.One thing they're not doing -- bringing right-wing looney Chris Baker back to Houston. Baker will be doing his show from Minnesota, where he has another radio gig.Baker's b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Oh Lord, Chris Baker's Coming Back To Our Airwaves

    Chris Baker is coming back to Houston. Ummm, rejoice?Baker, a erstwhile stand-up comic who had an often inane political talk show on Clear Channel's AM stations here, a show where he blustered and bloviated and did the typical right-wingnut radio shtick.Clear Channel AM head Michael Berry has announ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2008

    Chris Baker In Trouble Again

    You might remember Chris Baker, the frothing right-wing KTRH talk-radio host who left town a while back. He landed in Minnesota, and he's up to his old tricks. The aptly named blog Awful Announcing recently noted that Baker, ever the font of wisdom, had this take on women's sports: "You know what ... More >>

  • News

    July 20, 2006
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    July 6, 2006

    Debate Club

    KTRH's shouter has a hissy fit

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    May 4, 2006
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    April 20, 2006

    En la Calle

    Houston joins the revolución

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    April 6, 2006

    Such Nice Kids

    Immigration protests put HISD in a bind

  • Calendar

    February 2, 2006
  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Radio Daze

    One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.

  • News

    October 14, 2004

    Party Animals

    Politically oriented matchmaking sites are surging toward the election

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    September 5, 2002

    Reality TV Bites

    Shani and Chad Walter lost one of their twin baby boys. Thanks to Houston Medical, thousands of Americans got to witness their pain.

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    May 3, 2001

    Racist Radio?

    A rights group forms after local airwaves flow with anti-Chinese sentiments

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    April 26, 2001


    Ringer's Ways, Dark Side Demons

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    April 12, 2001


    Overkill, Saint Joe, Pick of the Litter

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    March 29, 2001

    Right-Wing Revolt

    Local conservative talk radio lives to rant again