We had a major WTF moment when we saw that Houston Woman Magazine had named conspiracy theorist/elected leader Helena Brown as one of the city's "50 Most Influential Women" of 2012.
According to a statement by publisher Beverly Denver, "Influential people are often charismatic individuals with a v ... More >>
State District Judge Alexandra Smoots-Hogan, who's helping decide the search committee to find the next pastor of Christian Faith Missionary Baptist Church, may not be quite the pristine moral authority parishioners have sought in state court.
Though it's apparently not an outright violation of st ... More >>
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 >>
Jerry Eversole's long-awaited indictments: Today's the day, reportedlyJerry Eversole, the longtime County Commissioner who's ruled his fiefdom with an exceedingly relaxed take on campaign-contribution laws and work ethics, has been indicted by the federal government, according to the Houston ... More >>
Running for....somethingIf you've seen these signs around the Heights and were wondering who is Michael Williams and what is he running for, you're not alone.So far, we at Hair Balls have figured out the first of these two questions.The Michael Williams putting up campaign signs is better known a ... More >>
If you missed last night's debate then you missed a good one. In fact, it was the best one to date. Check the live-blog coverage to catch up on the juicy details.Gene Locke's background and possible conflicts of interests were brought up midway through the debate via a question submitted by a viewer ... More >>
Money may be the root of all evil, but it's fueled Steven Hotze's rise from a fringe player on the religious right to kingmaker in the local Republican Party. Now he's trying to stretch his influence further afield.