Dorothy Clark Canfield might look like your grandmother, but in lockup she had an ominous nickname: "No Soul." Canfield, 85, apparently picked up the moniker after being jailed in Montgomery County in 2012 on charges that she swindled undocumented immigrants out of $100,000 after posing as an immi ... More >>
A friend in the animal rescue community tipped us off to an anti-pitbull group organizing an event for dog-bite victims at Buffalo Wild Wings in Rosenberg Saturday, and we had to roll our eyes. For one thing, Hair Balls felt bad we weren't invited -- after all, we own a pitbull mix (our second, actu ... More >>
(UPDATED) Burn the Lies: CNN Calls Hatebreed a "White Power" Act CNN caused an uproar earlier this week when it ran a hastily-slapped-together story on racist hate bands in knee-jerk reaction to Sunday's utterly reprehensible Sikh temple shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. In the story, columnist Lon ... More >>
If there's one thing Hair Balls can't get enough of, it's racists, which is why we were thrilled to hear this week from a Houston contributor to a site called SaveWhitePeople. The writer (known on the site as Erich) wanted to know if we'd like to interview the NYC-based site's founder, Joseph Adams. ... More >>
But SpongeBob is evil, my sonRick Perry's courageously craven call for the nation's 50 governors to come to Houston to pray isn't exactly being met with unanimous hosannas. There's already a Facebook page up organizing protests of the August 6 event at Reliant Stadium, and other groups have ... More >>
And are there Mexican Jews?
Readers share their bike messenger stories.
Russell Pearce and Other Illegal-Immigration Populists Rely on Misleading, Right-Wing Reports to Scapegoat Immigrants and Terrify Penny-Pinched Americans.
America X might be on the gift listIf you spent Black Friday fighting for Hanukkah gifts for your Jewish friends, chances are you completely forgot about the people who feel especially left out during the Festival of Lights: anti-Semites.While Jews everywhere spin the dreidel and light the menora ... More >>
Wednesday, the NAACP released an extensive, in-depth study of the main six groups which provide the lion's share of support for the infamous Tea Party movement, and the results of their study are not encouraging. It chronicles a great deal of cross-pollination between Tea Party and white supr ... More >>
"ya feelin lucky, punk bitch?" is the caption on MySpaceJames Galloway, aka Johnny Hollywood, is a self-described "tat2 artist" who lives in Texas City and likes to decorate his MySpace page with pics of him glaring menacingly into his camera while brandishing a pistol in each hand. Th ... More >>
Yesterday morning during KPFT's biannual pledge drive, the station was paying homage to recently deceased color-barrier breaker Lena Horne by giving away copies of her biography Stormy Weather and highlighting a 40-minute interview with the black singer/actress about her relationship with whites in ... More >>
Few might have noticed, but a scene that would not have been out of place in the tail end of Germany's Weimar Republic unfolded on the streets of downtown last Saturday, with Neo-Nazis and anti-fascists doing verbal battle right in front of Christ Church Cathedral. A group of area Neo-Nazis cal ... More >>
The count is in, and the number of hate groups in the U.S. exploded to 926 in 2008, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center's totally non-fearmongerishly titled "Year in Hate" issue of the Intelligence Report. And Texas can proudly boast the second-highest hate group count, at 66, right behind ... More >>
So it's come to this: In the never-ending battle to make themselves relevant to Teh Kidz, the Houston Chronicle has resorted to fart jokes.You know how Apple has, like this kind of phone thing, and there's ads that show all the crazy stuff you can do with it? (Note for oldsters: That "stuff" is call ... More >>
The other kind of white gang
The opposing team stretches before the big game Master P, the former Phi Slama Jama benchwarmer recently in the news when his son Lil Romeo was offered a full basketball scholarship to USC, hit the blogosphere like the proverbial freight train this morning with his new video, “Gutta Time,” whic ... More >>
Thursday, May 18, at the Meridian, 1503 Chartres, 713-225-1717
A local artist sets out to "Bum Rush" history
Critics might damn Fantasia's music with faint praise, but we say she's keeping up a sacred pop tradition
The Foreigner is right at home at the Alley
Despite downpours and dwindling diesel, the Klan tries to mount a soggy comeback
The Coens take Homer on a Southern-fried odyssey in O Brother
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