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42 Years Since Roe, Rights Still Under Attack

42 Years Since Roe, Rights Still Under Attack

by Laila Khalili “We are closer than ever to the dark days that preceded the Supreme Court’s historic decision.” - Nancy Northup, President of the…

Segregated Epitaphs

Segregated Epitaphs

By Nick Cooper “Why Haven’t Muslims Confronted  Extremism?” Muslims in the U.S. and European media are given the chance to speak up on one topic:…

2014 Headline of the Year

2014 Headline of the Year

The question again this year is should Florida stories be automatically disqualified?…

Happy New You, Old Friend!

Happy New You, Old Friend!

We are all here for just a moment. Enjoy it.…

Gang Stalking, Government Style

Gang Stalking, Government Style

This all began when the Houston Police Officer’s Union posted Carroll’s home address, phone number, and employment information on their official Facebook page, accompanied with the caption, “For all of our Kingwood officers, apparently this person is extremely anti-police.”…

Giving Out Presents to Kids Visiting Parents in Jail

Giving Out Presents to Kids Visiting Parents in Jail

By Nick Cooper On December 24th, activists, community members, and End Mass Incarceration Houston returned…

Normalistas, once again

Normalistas, once again

In the first two years of Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration, 9,612 people have gone missing. The 43 normalistas from Ayoztinapa are not an isolated tragedy. They are, however, the most recent chapter of a community that has long fought for their rights against political corruption.…

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Local Love: The Willy Collins Band

Local Love: The Willy Collins Band

Photo: Courtesy of Artist   I think if you’ve lived in Houston long enough, then you won’t be shocked by the…

ELISA AMBROGIO: THE SUBSTANCE EXPANDS AND FILLS THE SPACE

ELISA AMBROGIO: THE SUBSTANCE EXPANDS AND FILLS THE SPACE

  “By playing roles, the individual participates in a social world. By internalizing these roles, the same world becomes subjectively real…

Profile: Cesar Inserny of Telephantom

Profile: Cesar Inserny of Telephantom

By Omar Afra Cesar Inserny, the reclusive singer-songwriter formerly of noted local band the Watermarks, has been playing in Houston for 12 years…

THE STORY OF THE STORY OF THE HARD LUCK FIVE

THE STORY OF THE STORY OF THE HARD LUCK FIVE

THE STORY OF THE STORY OF THE HARD LUCK FIVE - New Rye Coalition documentary out on DVD.…

Prolific & Still Writing: Children of Pop Up The Ante

Prolific & Still Writing: Children of Pop Up The Ante

Photo: Listenyoungman     When you look on the web for a picture of Houston band, Children of Pop, you can’t…

Way Back: Chase Hamblin Shines on New Track

Way Back: Chase Hamblin Shines on New Track

Photo: Anthony Rathbun     The city of Houston has always had a grand history of stellar musicians and songwriters who…

Where I Lead Me: Amy LaVere Brings Her Soulful Sound To Houston

Where I Lead Me: Amy LaVere Brings Her Soulful Sound To Houston

Photo: Courtesy of the Artist     There’s a pretty good chance that if I mention the name Amy LaVere, that you’ll have no idea who I’m talking about.  Depending…

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One Man’s Opinion: The Best of The Year

One Man’s Opinion: The Best of The Year

Photo: Mario Villeda   Well, these are a lot of words; but don’t let that dissuade…

Hydrating Houston’s Sweltering Summers

Recent Deaths at a DuPont Plant in Texas Cry for More Effective Safety Regulations and Enforcement

Entertainment View all

Locally Funny: The Houston Comics On Come And Take It Festival

Locally Funny: The Houston Comics On Come And Take It Festival

Photo: Zahid Dewji   For the first time in almost twenty years, people I know in…

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Best Disease Ever: The Best of The Week

Food and Drink View all

Nacho-r Ordinary Tavern — Bull & Bear

Nacho-r Ordinary Tavern — Bull & Bear

Going to Bull & Bear Tavern and Eatery on Westheimer is the food version of The Hangover 2. …

Oh Say Can You Cici’s?

KEEPING IT REAL: Denny’s Heritage 

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Poverty vs Privilege IX

Poverty vs Privilege IX

By Blair Truesdell…

Poverty vs Privilege VIII

BADVICE: DIRTY DILDOS IN THE DISHWASHER – V. 19

Poverty vs Privilege VII

BADVICE: Kate Upton Has Great Tits – V. 18