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Pedestrian Pete asks, “Is Houston ready for walkable urbanism?”

Pedestrian Pete asks, “Is Houston ready for walkable urbanism?”

Photo: Dewita Soeharjono   The answer from Dr. Stephen Klineberg from his recent “Houston Area Surveys,” is a resounding yes! When asking city-dwellers of all…

White Nationalists Bring Hateful Garbage to Houston

Race hate has reared its ugly head in Houston this week under the auspices of a white nationalist and fascist group known as Identity Evropa.  …

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Embarrasses Texans Yet Again

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Embarrasses Texans Yet Again

Still from Dan Patrick’s YouTube video titled, “Dan Patrick – Christian Leader.”   At 2…

This Dialog is Necessary, But Triggering AF

This Dialog is Necessary, But Triggering AF

Over the last week, I’ve been silently processing the sexual assault dialog that has filled…

PlayStation & Xbox Upgrades Coming

PlayStation & Xbox Upgrades Coming

Microsoft and Sony are both closing the book on an all-too-familiar chapter in gaming: the…

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Tear Up the Boards: An Interview with XETAS

Tear Up the Boards: An Interview with XETAS

Photo courtesy of Xetas   I had an interesting conversation about the notion that certain songs can seem to become a…

In Review: Bedouine, Ohmme, Shabazz Palaces and more

In Review: Bedouine, Ohmme, Shabazz Palaces and more

James Elkington. Photo courtesy of Timothy Harris   JAMES ELKINGTON: Wintres Woma A resumé is a document of qualification, and James…

Get A Life Leaks New Banger Ahead of Release

Get A Life Leaks New Banger Ahead of Release

ometimes in music it’s fun to see a band that doesn’t seem to take things so seriously in a sea of bands that seem to be so serious that they’re just going through the motions. For Houston’s Get A Life, another quality project from Chase DeMaster of children of pop, Guess Genes, Kult Dizney, and of course his own imprint-Very Jazzed through French Kiss Records, the tongue in cheek band is all about having fun…

Everything But Music with B L A C K I E

Everything But Music with B L A C K I E

For this installment of Everything But Music — a series in which we interview some of Houston’s favorite musicians, although none…

Kendrick Lamar Shines at Toyota Center

Kendrick Lamar Shines at Toyota Center

Since he got put on about seven years ago, Compton’s Kendrick Lamar has seemed to be hell bent to prove that he’s one of the strongest mic spitter in the world, and Saturday night at Toyota Center he did just that…

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Into the Midst of Things: The Hidden Agenda

Into the Midst of Things: The Hidden Agenda

Wura-Natasha Ogunji, “Will I still carry water when I am a dead woman?,” 2013 (detail). Courtesy of DiverseWorks   This week offers up many unique…

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FPTV RNC Dispatch Part 2: The FBI’s Warrantless Raid

FPTV RNC Dispatch Part 2: The FBI’s Warrantless Raid

In Part 2 of our RNC Dispatch, FPTV correspondent Robert MacCready interviews a group of protesters…

Local and State View all

In Their Own Words: Homeless in Houston

In Their Own Words: Homeless in Houston

Photos by Mark Armes The City of Houston is back at it again, and by again…

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Top Five Gentrifying Bars in Houston

Top Five Gentrifying Bars in Houston

A gastronomic bomb is hurtling towards Houston, and there’s nothing you, I, or anyone can do…

DEBRIS View all

How To Fuck Up A Relationship

How To Fuck Up A Relationship

Illustration by Shelby Hohl   So, in this age of technology, we reach out to the…