Louisiana State Penitentiary

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    John Kinsel: Kicked Out Of Angola Prison For Hair Balls Interview

    Mandy OaklanderJohn Kinsel at the Angola Prison Rodeo.​Not every blog post can free a man from Angola Prison, but ours did. Sort of. In 1999, John Kinsel was convicted of raping a child and sentenced to life without parole. Despite his accuser coming forward as an adult and saying she made ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Angola Prison Rodeo Recap and Sweet Access to Cover-Story Subject John Kinsel

    Steve JansenA poor sap about to get stomped upon (middle, underneath the bull) during Saturday's Angola Prison Rodeo.​Hair Balls attended this past weekend's Angola Prison Rodeo and all we got to say is that the event is super weird. The longest continuous prison rodeo, which began in 1964 at ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 27, 2011

    Not Dead

    Death Row opera shines in stunning HGO production.

  • Film

    January 25, 1996

    Death and Doubts

    Dead Man Walking finds no easy answers to the hard questions of capital punishment