Henry Lee Lucas

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Comment of the Day: Henry Lee Lucas Redux?

    ​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 10, 2011

    The United States of Murder: A Map

    Illustration by Monica FuentesClick here for larger version and more info​Serial killers and famous murderers have existed almost as long as mankind, we're sure. But as in so many things, the United States may just have perfected the thing. Each state has its own infamous episode, some very w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Killing Fields North? Montgomery County Detective Looks Anew Into '80s Cases of Five Slain Women

    Montogomery County might have had a serial killer 20 years ago​A Montgomery County detective has detected a possible pattern in five murders committed between 1980 and 1983. All of the victims were young women from blue-collar backgrounds, and all were found dumped along major roadways. "That's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Texas' Serial Killers: Someone's Selling The Dirt From Their Graves On eBay

    See that my grave is kept clean...and sell the dirt!​Digging up someone's grave and stealing whatever's down there isn't legal, but what about the dirt laying over the grave or next to a headstone? Is it against the law to take home a scoop or two? And what if the person is somewhat famous? Should ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    New DVDs: Che, Henry Lee Lucas And A Boring Kate Beckinsale

    ​There's one thing you should remember about Che, being released today: this is a movie, not a documentary. Keep that in mind and you should be okay. History and director Steven Soderbergh have both been kind to Che, the revolutionary, some might say too kind. But politics aside, Che the fil ... More >>

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Injecting Fun into Death Row

    If your condemned convicts survive, you thrive in this game

  • News

    January 27, 2000

    Death (Row) Watch

    Odell Barnes joins a growing list of death row inmates whose convictions have become a lot less clear-cut during the appeals process.

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    Serial Killers On-line

    Victim advocates condemn sales of murder-related items

  • Calendar

    October 15, 1998
  • News

    July 16, 1998
  • News

    June 25, 1998

    Capital Irony

    As Governor Bush reviews the case of Henry Lee Lucas, a local lawyer casts a jaundiced eye

  • Culture

    October 10, 1996

    Wins and Losses

    Guys and Dolls gets a respectful revival, while Our Town is sent to its grave

  • Film

    March 2, 1995

    The Evil and the Stupid

    Reactionary and racist, Just Cause is just too dumb to get worked up about