Posts tagged "texas"

Watch Texas Man And His Dog Get Rescued From Flooded Truck After Hurricane Patricia

In the wake of Hurricane Patricia which ravaged the Souteastern US, flash floods and heavy weather pummeled Houston early today.
One happy story to come out of it is…

Katrin Higher | October 25, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Shia LaBeouf Arrested For Public Intoxication

Oh Shia! The girls at The Frisky have a soft spot for totally batshit former actor Shia LaBeouf.
A very drunk LaBeouf was in Austin, TX for an Austin City…

Katrin Higher | October 10, 2015 - 9:28 am

Texas Mom Shocked By What Her Son’s Book Says About Slavery

The book suggests that slaves were basically just immigrant workers.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 2, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Clock-Making Student Ahmed Mohamed Invited To The White House By POTUS Himself

Man, Ahmed Mohamed sure is having a wild week. On Monday, the Texas ninth grader was interrogated and then arrested for building an electronic clock from scratch that his dumbfuck…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 16, 2015 - 6:10 pm

9th Grade Muslim Boy Arrested For Building A Clock That His Teacher Decided Might Be A Bomb

Meet Ahmed Mohamed, a ninth grader living in Irving, Texas. Ahmed loves playing around with electronics and on Monday, he managed to do something seriously cool: he built a clock…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 16, 2015 - 11:16 am

Texas Man Gets Hurt After Armadillo’s Rock Hard Shell Ricochets Bullet

Sorry not sorry east Texas man who was trying to shoot an Armadillo (why??).
A man in Marietta, Texas, was wounded after he fired his gun at an armadillo in…

Katrin Higher | August 1, 2015 - 4:00 pm

The Soapbox: Spreading Unsubstantiated Theories About Sandra Bland’s Death Won’t Bring Her Justice

Though there has been plenty of sound reporting on the facts of the case, there has also been no shortage of conspiracy theories circulating the internet — including one that

Tiffanie Drayton | July 28, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Texas Authorities Are Seriously Trying To Imply Marijuana May Have Contributed To Sandra Bland’s Alleged “Suicide”

Let me just start this post off by saying FUCK YOU to CNN and MSNBC, two news networks that chose to cut away from today’s press conference on the pathological…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 23, 2015 - 5:05 pm

Dash Cam Video Of Sandra Bland’s Arrest Has Been Doctored

Last night, following the press conference in which authorities confirmed that Sandra Bland’s death is being investigated as a homicide, dash cam video of the traffic stop and arrest was

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 22, 2015 - 9:25 am

State Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Was Hardly A “Model” Police Officer [UPDATED]

This post has been updated with the dash cam video of Bland’s arrest, as well as details from the press conference held this evening.

Tiffanie Drayton | July 21, 2015 - 6:25 pm

Dash Cam Video Of Sandra Bland’s Traffic Stop Shows She Was Arrested After State Trooper Told Her To Put Out Her Cigarette

It has been a week since Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old Black woman who was arrested after a routine traffic stop in the Houston area, was found dead in her jail

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 20, 2015 - 3:10 pm

What Happened To Sandra Bland?

Sandra Bland, 28, who was pulled over for a minor traffic violation last Friday in Waller County, Texas, and then arrested and booked for assault on a police officer. On…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 16, 2015 - 10:25 am

Surprise! Texas Pastor Won’t Set Himself Aflame Because Of Marriage Equality After All

Oh shucks. The Texas Ex-Pastor Rick Scarborough who said he would light himself on fire if SCOTUS passed marriage equality, now says he won’t do it. What a wuss.

Katrin Higher | June 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm

New Gun Law: Texas Handgun Owners Will Now Be Able To Prominently Display Their Dicks…I Mean Guns In Public

A new law was signed into legislation on Saturday in Texas, ensuring that handgun owners will be able to proudly and openly display there firearms in public – including on…

Katrin Higher | June 13, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Homecoming Queen Killed By Texas Flood Is Mocked By Asshole Atheists For Believing In God

The Daily Beast reported on tragedy yesterday: Homecoming Queen Alyssa Ramirez lost her life after a flood in Texas swept her car away on her way home from prom. The…

Tiffanie Drayton | May 28, 2015 - 9:00 am

10 Reasons I’d Rather Be In Texas

HELP ME, TEXAS! The post-Texas blues struggle is real. I’m ill, and the only cure is more Texas. I spent Memorial Day weekend in Austin, it rained every single day,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 26, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Texas Students Deface Confederacy President Statue On Campus

Student vandals defaced the statue of Jefferson Davis, the President of the Confederacy on the University of Texas Austin campus on Saturday, most recently with the words “Davis must fall”…

Katrin Higher | May 11, 2015 - 9:30 am

Texas Nears Approval Of Open-Carry Bill For Handguns

In the true fashion of Texas and its insane Wild West ways, the state is nearing the approval of a bill that would allow its gun-licensed citizens to casually walk…

Katrin Higher | April 18, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Toni Morrison’s Breathtaking NY Times Profile Is A Must-Read

No, really the best, in every way.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 8, 2015 - 6:30 pm
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